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May 2010

Toyota teams up with Tesla Motors to make electric cars

TOKYO: Toyota Motor said on Friday it is to acquire a 50 million dollar stake in Tesla Motors and will jointly develop electric vehicles with the Silicon Valley firm.

Toyota and Tesla Motors, based in Palo Alto, California, “intend to cooperate on the development of electric vehicles, parts, and production system and engineering support,” they said in a joint statement.Read More »Toyota teams up with Tesla Motors to make electric cars

Women & Economy: The Politics of Empowerment

By Bushra Zulfiqar

The last two decades have witnessed an increasing emphasis on women’s empowerment as gender has moved at the centre of contemporary development debates. International commitments like the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) have brought women’s empowerment as an extremely important component of all development interventions across the globe. Women’s empowerment has been approached with a variety of rationales such as women’s empowerment through improved access to educational opportunities, women’s empowerment through participation in the political process and provision of economic opportunities including but not limited to micro-credit programmes. However the market or economic participation approach towards women’s empowerment is highly debatable.Read More »Women & Economy: The Politics of Empowerment


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Political turmoil, economic disorder, scarcity of energy resources and no doubt above all the ever growing population; the developing countries have their own particular problems throughout the world. All these problems join hand together and ultimately create sky-kissing hurdles in the way to stability and prosperity of these countries.Read More »SUSPICIOUS HELPING HANDS

Eat fruits-prevent cancer

An email from a friend:

Dr Stephen Mak is a friend of mine at the BSF course.

He told me he treats terminal ill cancer patients by “un-orthodox” way and many patients recovered.

He explains to me before he is using solar energy to clear the illnesses of his patients.

He believes on natural healing in the body against illnesses. See the article below.Read More »Eat fruits-prevent cancer