Allow Karmapa To Visit Sikkim: Monks Enter 33rd Day Of Hunger Strike

The Buddhist monks in Sikkim have started a relay hunger strike or a dharna in demand from the state and the union government of India to allow the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee to visit the state and his righful abode Rumtek monastery. The dharna has entered its 33rd day today and the monks has not received any positive response from both the levels of government.

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Survives The Emirates Crash, Wins $1m Lottery After 6 Days

The act of god has been kind this time for the entire people on board of the Emirates flight EK521 that crash landed at Dubai airport but with all of the on board safe and sound. But for one of the passengers from this epic escape, an Indian working in the UAE meets a fairy tale sort of destiny as just six days after the escape, he wins a $1m Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire lottery! He also said that after his retirement this December, he hopes to return to India and get involved with some organization engaged with providing help for needy children.

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