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    1. Senate Stimulus Bill Excludes House Bill's Faith-Based Funding; Both Versions Limit Grants for Sectarian College Buildings

      It appears that the Senate version of the stimulus bill, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (S.336) does not include the funds for faith-based programs that were in the House version. (See prior posting.) The House version included the funding for the Capital Compassion Fund in its appropriations for Children and Family Services Programs. The appropriations in this area in the Senate bill make no mention of ...
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    2. HAF praises Obama for inaugration speech

      Top Emailed Features • What Barack Obama said in his historic speech • 'Friendships go beyond the body, mind and heart' • Success doesn't require any skill, except passion Have you tried this? • Ask a question • News on your Desktop Advertisements • Get astro tips here • Click to shop here • Find ur Dream Home The Hindu America...
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    3. Applying Meaning to Management With Ancient Hindu Mythology

      Fifteen young managers with a top Indian retail company met in their office basement recently to sip coffee and listen to a talk about their specialty: brand building. The speaker, renowned mythology expert Devdutt Pattanaik, is also the company's "chief belief officer." Cupping his chin in his hand, Pattanaik launched into a story: "Once upo...
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      Mentions: New Delhi Wal-Mart
    4. Poll Ranks Most and Least Religious States In U.S.

      In a poll released on Wednesday, Gallup ranked the "top 10 most religious states" and the "top 10 least religious states." The rankings are based on a 2008 survey of 350,000 individuals who were asked: "Is religion an important part of your daily life?" Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Arkansas ranked as most religious. Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts are are ranked as least religious in ...
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    5. Kugan’s family want nothing less than a murder charge

      Family members of A. Kugan grieving at the funeral two days ago in Puchong KUALA LUMPUR: The family of A. Kugan will accept nothing less than a murder charge against the policemen they say are responsible for the suspected car thief's death while in police custody.Kugan's uncle V. Raviroy said charging the culprits responsible for the death of the 22-year-old with any lesser charges was unacceptable.The ...
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    6. Americans United Says Obama Should Act Swiftly To Fix Constitutional Flaws Of 'Faith-Based' Office

      Media outlets reported today that President Barack Obama will name Joshua DuBois, a Pentecostal minister who did religious outreach during the campaign, to head a revamped White House office of “faith-based” initiatives. The Rev. Barry W. Lynn, executive director of Americans United for...
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    7. Obama's Choice For White House Faith-Based Office Reported

      The New York Times reported yesterday that Barack Obama intends to appoint Joshua DuBois as head of his Council for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. CFBNP is the successor to the Bush administration's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. CFBNP will not only oversee grants to faith-based and community groups, but will also seek other ways to involve them is solving social problems. DuBois is a 26-year old Pentecostal pastor ...
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    8. Waytha hits out at cops for arresting mourners

      The police have been lambasted for arresting five people at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre before the start of Kugan Ananthan's funeral procession today.Hindraf chairperson P Waythamoorthy said the arrests revealed police suppression of the people's right to attend public gatherings."The actions of the police clearly show that they behave in a manner above the constitution," he said in a statemen..Petaling Jaya police chief Arjunaidi ...
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