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POOR and RICH

Read the following-

"" NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The old saying holds true: The rich do get richer.

Even as world financial markets broke down last year, personal wealth around the world grew 5 percent to $109.5 trillion, according to a global wealth report released on Thursday by Boston Consulting Group.

It was the sixth consecutive year of expanding wealth. The fastest growth was among households in developing regions, such as China and the Gulf States and among families who were already rich.

That wealth also is increasingly concentrated among the richest.

The top 1 percent of all households owned 35 percent of the world's wealth last year. Meanwhile, the top 0.001 percent, ultra-rich households holding at least $5 million in assets, commanded $21 trillion -- a fifth of the world's wealth. ""

Lets do our best to fill this growing gap between poor and rich. Here are some ways to donate to poor and really really needy people :-

1. Go on websites like Worldvisi…

Evil practice in the name of gods

evil practice in the name of gods
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Hindu rituals which have no scientific proof for their results are still practiced at different places of India. I got to see one such ritual at my own parental village in Uttranchal. It is called a 'jagar'... Jagars are done in the name of pleasing the demigods. People there think that each community or caste has their own demigod(s) that takes care of that particular sub-society! So each caste's people have their own temples and their own demigods.

The rituals are still practiced but as people go more aware day by day, many of them know that it usually has no such effects. Women are still the victim of ignorance and the men have now become victim of their own foolishness by conducting such rituals. They are reluctant to accept their past mistakes. Men there smoke 'ganja'- or the local form of drugs in communities and dance when they're out, all in the name of God. Few men in the village who are…