Sunday, January 15, 2012

Medarticles need articles....

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please provde me following aticles...

1. Metabolism of p-coumaric acid during lignification of a bamboo

Mikio Shimada,Tōru Yamazaki,Takayoshi Higuchi
 

2. Thin-layer chromatography of gallic acid, methyl gallate, pyrogallol, phloroglucinol, catechol, resorcinol, hydroquinone, catechin, epicatechin, cinnamic acid, p-coumaric acid, ferulic acid and tannic acid

Om Prakash SharmaCorresponding author contact information, Tej Krishan Bhat, Bhupinder Singh
 

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Medarticles MedArticles, Need 3 full text articles. Urgent.

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Dear Friends,

Need full text articles.

1.) Wong K-L, Lin J-W, Liu J-C, Yang H-Y, Kao P-F, Chen C-H, Loh S-H,
Chiu W-T, Cheng T-H, Lin J-G, Hong H-J:
Antiproliferative Effect of Isosteviol on Angiotensin-II-Treated Rat
Aortic Smooth Muscle Cells.
Pharmacology 2006;76:163-169 (DOI: 10.1159/000091417)
http://content.karger.com/ProdukteDB/produkte.asp?Doi=91417

2.) Amy D. Otto. Cinnamon as a Supplemental Treatment for Impaired
Glucose Tolerance and Type 2 Diabetes
Current Diabetes Reports. Volume 10, Number 3, 170-172, DOI: 10.1007/
s11892-010-0106-6
http://www.springerlink.com/content/jg430216p56w606q/

3.) N Balasinor, A Bhan, NS Paradkar, A Shaikh, TD Nandedkar, KK
Bhutani and MR Chaudhury Postnatal development and reproductive
performance of F1 progeny exposed in utero to an ayurvedic
contraceptive: Pippaliyadiyoga. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2007,
109: 406-411.


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Hi,

Thanks to both of U. Will give an try. Please do give any latest
information in coming days also

Thanks & regards
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On Jan 16, 10:22 am, anandkumarreddy <anandkumarre...@gmail.com>
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> Give this a try:
>
> MyScript Notes 2.1 is ready-to-use handwriting recognition software that
> converts handwritten notes into digital information for further use in
> back-end applications such as Microsoft Word, Outlook or Lotus Notes. It
> can be used with all devices requiring handwritten input, such as digital
> pens, TabletPCs and Graphic tablets.
>
> Vision Objects' MyScript Technology converts handwriting, shapes, tables
> and diagrams to be further processed in Microsoft Word or sent to Outlook.
> It respects the original layout of documents and features an ink editor to
> erase, highlight or replace text.
>
> http://rapidshare.com/files/76429916/MyScriptNotesv2.1.2.2.part1.rarhttp://rapidshare.com/files/76384213/MyScriptNotesv2.1.2.2.part2.rar
>
> Pass:
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>
> -------------------------
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 10:24 AM, Pranab Chatterjee <pra...@pranab.in>wrote:
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> > Try Google Docs. They have the best free OCR out there I think. :-)
>
> > On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Manju <sudheer...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> Dear Friends,
>
> >> I have a physically handwritten document(like a piece of paper with
> >> something written on it) which was scanned and now it is an image file
> >> (tif) , i need to convert this into text. I really need help
>
> >> The thing is i researched on Google and many forums but most of the
> >> results are , download an OCR software , Use a tablet pc , use
> >> acrobat .
>
> >> The thing is the OCR software is not able to convert this image file
> >> into text
> >> I don't have a tablet PC
> >> I used acrobat and that never helped.
>
> >> I tried a few softwares which convert handwritten documents into text
> >> but it still did not work.
>
> >> can someone help me out with this puzzle ?
>
> >> The thing is i have a load of handwritten files which i have to type
> >> out into text using notepad or word. If i can just convert the file
> >> into text that would save me a lot of time and effort so
>
> >> Also need to know if there any websites where document (PDF) can be
> >> uploaded & converted directly, without download & installing software.
>
> >> Regards
> >> Sudheer J.
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Re: Medarticles Request Software, re-request

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MyScript Notes 2.1 is ready-to-use handwriting recognition software that converts handwritten notes into digital information for further use in back-end applications such as Microsoft Word, Outlook or Lotus Notes. It can be used with all devices requiring handwritten input, such as digital pens, TabletPCs and Graphic tablets.

Vision Objects' MyScript Technology converts handwriting, shapes, tables and diagrams to be further processed in Microsoft Word or sent to Outlook. It respects the original layout of documents and features an ink editor to erase, highlight or replace text.


http://rapidshare.com/files/76429916/MyScriptNotesv2.1.2.2.part1.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/76384213/MyScriptNotesv2.1.2.2.part2.rar

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On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 10:24 AM, Pranab Chatterjee <pranab@pranab.in> wrote:
Try Google Docs. They have the best free OCR out there I think. :-)


On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Manju <sudheerj99@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Friends,

I have a physically handwritten document(like a piece of paper with
something written on it) which was scanned and now it is an image file
(tif) , i need to convert this into text. I really need help

The thing is i researched on Google and many forums but most of the
results are , download an OCR software , Use a tablet pc , use
acrobat .

The thing is the OCR software is not able to convert this image file
into text
I don't have a tablet PC
I used acrobat and that never helped.

I tried a few softwares which convert handwritten documents into text
but it still did not work.

can someone help me out with this puzzle ?

The thing is i have a load of handwritten files which i have to type
out into text using notepad or word. If i can just convert the file
into text that would save me a lot of time and effort so

Also need to know if there any websites where document (PDF) can be
uploaded & converted directly, without download & installing software.

Regards
Sudheer J.

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Medarticles MedArticles, I need help

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Please help. (Working for an Herbal drug company) Need to give an IDEA
for new drug development for contagious disease in my company. Its
very important & should & must.

So please please help me. For eg. herbal drug for tuberculosis.

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Dear friends,

I require the following article to carry out my research work. I don't 've access to science direct. Hence I request anyone who have access to the followin article kindly get me the same. Its about isolation of yeast from sugar cane bagasse.

The article link is given below:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0269748389901079

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Try Google Docs. They have the best free OCR out there I think. :-)

On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Manju <sudheerj99@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Friends,

I have a physically handwritten document(like a piece of paper with
something written on it) which was scanned and now it is an image file
(tif) , i need to convert this into text. I really need help

The thing is i researched on Google and many forums but most of the
results are , download an OCR software , Use a tablet pc , use
acrobat .

The thing is the OCR software is not able to convert this image file
into text
I don't have a tablet PC
I used acrobat and that never helped.

I tried a few softwares which convert handwritten documents into text
but it still did not work.

can someone help me out with this puzzle ?

The thing is i have a load of handwritten files which i have to type
out into text using notepad or word. If i can just convert the file
into text that would save me a lot of time and effort so

Also need to know if there any websites where document (PDF) can be
uploaded & converted directly, without download & installing software.

Regards
Sudheer J.

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Re: Medarticles dear friends request for article

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On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 8:12 PM, anandkumarreddy <anandkumarreddy@gmail.com> wrote:
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On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 5:13 PM, Sneha Dhar <snehadhar99@gmail.com> wrote:
please help me with these articles

1.  Technometrics  vol 8 no 3, aug 1966
extreme vertices design of mixture experiments
R. A. McLean , V.L. Anderson

2. Technometrics  vol 15 no 3, aug 1973
Experiment with mixtures : A review
John A Cornell

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Medarticles Request Software, re-request

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Dear Friends,

I have a physically handwritten document(like a piece of paper with
something written on it) which was scanned and now it is an image file
(tif) , i need to convert this into text. I really need help

The thing is i researched on Google and many forums but most of the
results are , download an OCR software , Use a tablet pc , use
acrobat .

The thing is the OCR software is not able to convert this image file
into text
I don't have a tablet PC
I used acrobat and that never helped.

I tried a few softwares which convert handwritten documents into text
but it still did not work.

can someone help me out with this puzzle ?

The thing is i have a load of handwritten files which i have to type
out into text using notepad or word. If i can just convert the file
into text that would save me a lot of time and effort so

Also need to know if there any websites where document (PDF) can be
uploaded & converted directly, without download & installing software.

Regards
Sudheer J.

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Re: Medarticles MedArticles, I need help

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Good morning.

Didn't understand.

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On Jan 13, 4:55 pm, anandkumarreddy <anandkumarre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> enclosed
>
> anandhttp://www.indiasarkarinaukri.com/
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 4:45 PM, Manju <sudheer...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear Friends,
>
> > Please help. (Working for an Herbal drug company) Need to give an IDEA
> > for new drug development for contagious disease in my company. Its
> > very important & should & must.
>
> > So please please help me. For eg. herbal drug for tuberculosis.
>
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Re: Medarticles .......need some help to assist others

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On 1/16/12, java_solo <chamula@gmail.com> wrote:
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> An Efficient Method for Aryl Nitro Reduction and Cleavage of Azo
> Compounds Using Iron Powder/Calcium Chloride
> S. Chandrappa, K. Vinaya, T. Ramakrishnappa, K. S. Rangappa*
> Synlett,
> 2010, 3019-3022
> DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1259067
> https://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0030-1259067
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An Efficient Method for Aryl Nitro Reduction and Cleavage of Azo
Compounds Using Iron Powder/Calcium Chloride
S. Chandrappa, K. Vinaya, T. Ramakrishnappa, K. S. Rangappa*
Synlett,
2010, 3019-3022
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1259067
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2012/1/15 bob <toroide@gmail.com>
Hi. Could someone give me access to article:

Linnea M. Baudhuin, Lawrence J. Burgart, Olga Leontovich and Stephen
N. Thibodeau
Use of Microsatellite Instability and Immunohistochemistry Testing for
the Identification of Individuals at Risk for Lynch Syndrome
Familial Cancer Volume 4, Number 3, 255-265,
DOI: 10.1007/s10689-004-1447-6

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> Group: socialactionfoundationforequity@googlegroups.com
> URL: http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/topics
>
> - Judiciary must be free from politics, popular interests: CJI [1 Update]
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/2f1c145f38c3c878
> - Only answerable to Pak parliament, says Gilani [1 Update]
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/761c1e54ba034c45
> - EC completely autonomous on election process: Khurshid [1 Update]
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/ad20a3e7d765d301
> - UNICEF India Invites Applications For Full-Time Internship Programme ::
> 23 May to 1 Aug 2012 [1 Update]
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/3607e01ed4094d2d
> - Law of averages [1 Update]
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/45b87f4259c589ea
> - Juveniles found detained in Parappana Agrahara [1 Update]
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/f426195519aacf9f
> - Kozhikode to be declared child beggar-free today [1 Update]
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/92e428b902c5edfc
> - Bahraini king proposes constitutional reforms [1 Update]
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/3359e9b888e3c5f1
> - murderous assault and criminal intimidation to a member of religious
> minority by the perpetrator BSF jawans [1 Update]
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> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/80f610ff3cb7c820
> - 'Hinduism is an intellectual system, not religion' [1 Update]
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> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/3b057aa93b2eebeb
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> Topic: Judiciary must be free from politics, popular interests: CJI
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>
> ---------- 1 of 1 ----------
> From: Avnish Jolly <avnishjolly@yahoo.com>
> Date: Jan 15 08:27AM -0800
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/msg/3cf42b567a54d9fc
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> Judiciary must be free from politics, popular interests: CJI
> http://www.indianexpress.com/news/judiciary-must-be-free-from-politics-popular-interests-cji/899700/
>
> Agencies : Mumbai, Sat Jan 14 2012
>
>
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> Topic: Only answerable to Pak parliament, says Gilani
> URL:
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>
> ---------- 1 of 1 ----------
> From: Avnish Jolly <avnishjolly@yahoo.com>
> Date: Jan 15 08:29AM -0800
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/msg/332332069f000907
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> Only answerable to Pak parliament, says Gilani
> http://www.indianexpress.com/news/only-answerable-to-pak-parliament-says-gilani/899955/
>
> Agencies : Islamabad, Sun Jan 15 2012
>
> Embattled Prime
>
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> Topic: EC completely autonomous on election process: Khurshid
> URL:
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> ---------- 1 of 1 ----------
> From: Avnish Jolly <avnishjolly@yahoo.com>
> Date: Jan 15 08:30AM -0800
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/msg/79f1c2725d44f12c
>
> EC completely autonomous on election process: Khurshid
> http://www.indianexpress.com/news/ec-completely-autonomous-on-election-process-khurshid/899895/
>
> Agencies : New Delhi, Sun Jan 15 2012
>
>
>
> =============================================================================
> Topic: UNICEF India Invites Applications For Full-Time Internship Programme
> :: 23 May to 1 Aug 2012
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/3607e01ed4094d2d
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>
> ---------- 1 of 1 ----------
> From: Avnish Jolly <avnishjolly@yahoo.com>
> Date: Jan 15 06:11AM -0800
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/msg/2587cbf50d006a2
>
> UNICEF India Invites Applications For Full-Time Internship
> Programme :: 23 May to 1 Aug 2012
>
>
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> Topic: Law of averages
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/45b87f4259c589ea
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>
> ---------- 1 of 1 ----------
> From: Avnish Jolly <avnishjolly@yahoo.com>
> Date: Jan 15 05:44AM -0800
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/msg/e047d5ac22a4b7ac
>
> Law of averages
> http://www.deccanherald.com/content/219236/law-averages.html#.TxLRBKuYQp4.email
>
> Rooted in reason
>
> Are we proud to be average? Do we pretend that superlatives in any
>
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> Topic: Juveniles found detained in Parappana Agrahara
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/f426195519aacf9f
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>
> ---------- 1 of 1 ----------
> From: Avnish Jolly <avnishjolly@yahoo.com>
> Date: Jan 15 05:44AM -0800
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/msg/c31c09c2708e92fa
>
> Juveniles found detained in Parappana Agrahara
> http://www.deccanherald.com/content/219380/juveniles-found-detained-parappana-agrahara.html#.TxLRajen4T0.email
>
> Bangalore, Jan 14, DHNS:
>
>
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> Topic: Kozhikode to be declared child beggar-free today
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/92e428b902c5edfc
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>
> ---------- 1 of 1 ----------
> From: Avnish Jolly <avnishjolly@yahoo.com>
> Date: Jan 15 05:47AM -0800
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/msg/6f23c9e689bd2a89
>
> Kozhikode to be declared child beggar-free today
> http://ibnlive.in.com/news/kozhikode-to-be-declared-child-beggarfree-today/220717-62-126.html#.TxLWFCZdlqA.email
>
> IBN Kerala | Posted on Jan 14,
>
>
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> Topic: Bahraini king proposes constitutional reforms
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/3359e9b888e3c5f1
> =============================================================================
>
> ---------- 1 of 1 ----------
> From: Avnish Jolly <avnishjolly@yahoo.com>
> Date: Jan 15 05:43AM -0800
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/msg/965c4c05757a3032
>
> Bahraini king proposes constitutional reforms
> http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2012/01/2012115742287433.html#.TxLVHwUudLc.email
>
> Modest restrictions offered on ruler's ability to dissolve
>
>
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> Topic: murderous assault and criminal intimidation to a member of religious
> minority by the perpetrator BSF jawans
> URL:
> http://groups.google.com/group/socialactionfoundationforequity/t/80f610ff3cb7c820
> =============================================================================
>
> ---------- 1 of 1 ----------
> From: Kirity Roy <kirityroy@gmail.com>
> Date: Jan 15 11:30AM +0530
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> From: Avnish Jolly <avnishjolly@yahoo.com>
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Medarticles article request please

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Hi. Could someone give me access to article:

Linnea M. Baudhuin, Lawrence J. Burgart, Olga Leontovich and Stephen
N. Thibodeau
Use of Microsatellite Instability and Immunohistochemistry Testing for
the Identification of Individuals at Risk for Lynch Syndrome
Familial Cancer Volume 4, Number 3, 255-265,
DOI: 10.1007/s10689-004-1447-6

Thanks

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Medarticles Find Scholarly Journal's Homepage

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Find Scholarly Journal's Homepage

Some journal home pages may be known to many. 
But it is not possible to remember thousands of Journals and their home page.
Here are two sites to find out Journal's Homepage.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=journals&amp;TabCmd=Limits
or
http://journalseek.net

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I am Mrs. Suha Tawil Arafat, the wife of Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian leader who died in Paris. Since the death of my husband I have been humiliated by the present leadership of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. I have been subjected to physical torture.

As a widow it was so painful, I have lost confidence with everybody in the country at the moment. I think you must have heard over the media reports on the discovery of some fund in my husband secret bank account and the allegations of some huge sums of money deposited by my late husband in my name of which I have refuses to disclose or give up to the corrupt Palestine (P.L.O).

And they are not relenting on their effort to make me and my only Daughter poor. Hence my desire for a foreign assistance for the future of my only Daughter .You can visit the BBC news broadcast below for your understanding of what I am talking about;

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3479937.stm

Please I need your assistant over deposited fund amount $10,000,000.00 (Ten Million Dollars) with a Financial institution in abroad, So that I will permit the Financial Institution to transfer the fund to your country for safe keeping and for lucrative business in your country in the name of my Daughter Zahwa.

Please let this arrangement be known to you and I alone and l want all our correspondence should be strictly on email alone because my telephone number has been tapped and all my lines are monitoring in my
country. lf you are willing to assist for our mutual benefits,

We have to negotiate on your Percentage of the $10,000,000.00 As I am ready to offer you 30% for you to assist me to buy a house and set up a business in the name of my (Daughter Zahwa) in your country and she will come and meet with you, Please do not betray me as you can as well view this report in the year August 2007 on:

http://www.jerusalemites.org/articles/english/2007/August/21.htm

This is how l was betrayed by some one l transferred my $11.5 Million Dollars to his Account and he size all the money and review my secret to his friend in Tunis, that is how l lost all the money, Please if you will be honest to me I will entrust more funds into your care and you will be having 30% percent on any of my money you receive, As this is one of the legacy that we will keep for our children.

But In case you don't accept please do not let me out to the security and international media as I am giving you this information in total confidence. Though we really do not know each other before, but I will greatly appreciate if you render me these assistants in good faith please expedite urgency.


Yours sincerely,
Mrs. Suha Tawil Arafat.

[socialactionfoundationforequity:14778 EC completely autonomous on election process: Khurshid

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http://www.indianexpress.com/news/ec-completely-autonomous-on-election-process-khurshid/899895/

Agencies : New Delhi, Sun Jan 15 2012

In the backdrop of the controversy over his remarks about the
administrative control of the Election Commission, Law Minister Salman
Khurshid today said the Commission was completely autonomous as far as
the conduct of elections was concerned.

"There are certain areas that, under the law, remain under different
ministries. As far as the election process is concerned and the Chief
Election Commissioner is concerned, it's entirely autonomous,
independent," he said.

Khurshid had recently said in a TV interview that the Law Ministry has
control over the Election Commission to the extent that it signs
documents related to travel of the Election Commissioners.

He was talking in the context of Team Anna's objection to CBI being
retained under government control under the Lokpal Bill when he had
said "every institution is under some control".

Khurshid's remarks had ruffled feathers in the EC whose chief S Y
Quraishi complained in a letter about them to Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh.

Taking strong exception to these comments, Quraishi has complained to
the Prime Minister that Khurshid had allegedly tried to undermine the
authority of the Election Commission which is a Constitutional body.

Khurshid also said today that the Election Commission's
recommendations were consulted in all matters related to electoral
reforms.

"When something has to be done, we go by their recommendations. Their
recommendations are considered and will be considered when we start
working on electoral reforms on which they have done an enormous
amount of work," he said.

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:14778 Only answerable to Pak parliament, says Gilani

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Agencies : Islamabad, Sun Jan 15 2012

Embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today said he was
answerable only to Pakistan parliament and not to any individual, days
after the powerful military reacted angrily to his remarks criticising
the army and intelligence chiefs over the memo scandal.

Gilani dismissed reports that President Asif Ali Zardari had sought an
explanation or asked him to retract his remarks about the army and
intelligence chiefs acting in an "unconstitutional and illegal" manner
while filing affidavits on the memo issue in the Supreme Court.

"I am definitely answerable as Article 91 of the Constitution states
the Prime Minister, ministers and ministers of state are answerable to
parliament.

If anyone has any complaints, I will not answer to any individual as I
am answerable to parliament," he said.

"Whenever parliament wants, I can present my viewpoint before
parliament," Gilani said while interacting with reporters at Vehari in
Punjab province, 500 km from Islamabad.

Gilani's comments came after reports in a section of the media said
army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had asked President Zardari during
a meeting yesterday to direct the premier to explain or retract his
remarks.

Gilani pointed out that the presidency had rejected the media reports.

"You are saying there was talk of an explanation. Gen Kayani met the
President and neither you nor I were present during their discussions.
I can only accept any statement made by the President.

The President has rejected reports that he had sought an explanation
from me or that I take back my statement," he told the reporters in
response to questions.

... contd.

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:14778 Judiciary must be free from politics, popular interests: CJI

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Agencies : Mumbai, Sat Jan 14 2012

Judiciary should be independent from politics and popular interests
and judges should deliver justice as per law and not according to the
opinion of the majority, Chief Justice of India (CJI) S H Kapadia said
on Saturday.

"Apart from independence from politics, judiciary also needs
independence from popular interest. If an order is not in favour of a
particular group then the judge faces backlash. An atmosphere is
created whereby pressure is exerted on the judge," he said while
presiding over the 9th Nani Palkhivala Memorial Trust Lecture.

"Well founded groups are trying to influence the public that the
judiciary is not much different from politics," Chief Justice Kapadia
said, quoting a speech delivered by the Chief Justice of Canada.

Talking about judicial accountability, the CJI said, "Law is not
separate from morality. In our (judges) thinking and behaviour, we
need to give importance to intellectual integrity. When people say
there are several loopholes in law, I agree, but the problem arises
when there are loopholes in our (judges) character too."

While the Judicial Accountability Bill tabled in Parliament has upset
a few judges, those having "judicial integrity", should not worry
about such bills, he maintained.

Advising judges to keep themselves up-to-date with current affairs,
the CJI said, "Courts should realise the consequences of their
judgements. In today's time law cannot be separated from economics and
finance.

He rued senior lawyers these days are pre-occupied with earning money
and do not contribute to the field of law.

"Senior lawyers are busy making money from Mondays to Fridays. They
don't contribute to development of law because of which the burden
falls on judges. Judges have to fall back on foreign jurisprudence in
absence of meaning contribution from India," Chief Justice Kapadia
noted.

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:14777 UNICEF India Invites Applications For Full-Time Internship Programme :: 23 May to 1 Aug 2012

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UNICEF INDIA Media Centre | Jan 15, 2012, 11.54AM IST

UNICEF India Country Office invites applications for a full-time
Internship programme from 23 May to 1 August 2012. Conceived as part
of a broader initiative to build a Knowledge Community on Children in
India (KCCI), UNICEF India partners with research and academic
institutions to encourage young students and scholars from around the
world to engage in development issues pertaining to India's children
and women.

The internship offers an opportunity to explore issues related to
child rights in India across a variety of areas: child protection,
health, nutrition, education, HIV/AIDS, and water and sanitation.

The assignment involves a combination of desk and field work at the
district or village level, with interns being grouped into teams that
are based in field offices and work under the supervision of selected
research institutions/non-governmental organisations.

The expected output from each team is a 30-page lessons learned/good
practice paper on identified intervention along a pre-determined
framework.

Applicants should be enrolled in a Masters-level graduate programme or
a higher degree program, in one of the following disciplines:
anthropology, child psychology, demography, economics, education,
engineering, human rights, international development, journalism,
legal studies, public health, sociology, statistics, rural
development, social work, or any other relevant area. Those who have
completed their Masters level graduate programmes in 2011 are also
eligible to apply. Applicants should have excellent command of
English, both written and spoken. Selected interns will be placed in
research institutions across states where UNICEF has a presence.
Possible locations include Guwahati (Assam) Hyderabad (Andhra
Pradesh), Patna (Bihar), Raipur (Chattisgarh), Ranchi (Jharkand),
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Mumbai (Maharashtra),
Bhubhaneswar (Orissa), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Kolkata (West Bengal),
Jaipur (Rajasthan), Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) and New Delhi.

Completed applications should be sent to internshipkcci@unicef.org by
January 20, 2012. Please write "KCCI Internship Application 2012" in
the subject of your email.

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:14773 Kozhikode to be declared child beggar-free today

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IBN Kerala | Posted on Jan 14, 2012 at 10:40am IST

The New Indian Express

Kozhikode: Minister for Social Welfare MK Muneer will declare
Kozhikode a Child beggars-free city on Saturday.
The efforts by the authorities towards the elimination of child
beggary and child labour in the city achieved success and this led to
the child-beggar-free proclamation, said city police officials.
In a week-long drive conducted by the city police in various places
under the 15 police station limits, only four cases of child beggary
were reported.

The cases were registered against four mothers who were used their
infants for begging on Railway Station premises. Among them, only one
is from Nallalam with others belong to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and
Andhra Pradesh. The cases were registered in Feroke, Kasaba, Town and
Nallalam police stations.

"The drive would be intensified in the coming days with the
cooperation of various residents associations and other
organisations," said Kozhikode Juvenile wing SI M Veeran. Children
rescued will be presented before the Child Welfare Committees
concerned and legal action will be initiated against those who forced
them into beggary. Railway stations are the main area of child begging
and police will intensify its patrolling in these areas, he added.

The drive, which was focused on creating awareness among the public on
child beggary and labour, was held from January 3 to January 9 in the
city.

In order to achieve this, police held meetings with residents
associations and other organisations in various places in the city.

Police places notices at the Railway Station and other centres to
spread awareness that child labour is a serious offense. The
programmes were conducted under the aegis of Child Welfare Committee,
Childline, Kerala Legal Service Authority and Railway Protection
Force.

Mayor AK Premajam will preside over the proclamation meet to be held
at Town Hall at 4 pm on Saturday. MK Raghavan M P, MLAs Elamaram
Kareem, A Pradeepkumar, A K Saseendran, PTA Rahim, Collector PB Salim,
DIG Kannur Range S Sreejith, City Police Commissioner G Sparjan Kumar
and Assistant Commissioner P M Pradeep will attend the programme.

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On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 6:40 PM, Dipti Sugandh <diptisugandh@gmail.com> wrote:
Hello,
 
Kindly send the full text of following article:
 

THE EFFECT OF VARIOUS MUST TREATMENTS ON THE COLOR AND TANNIN CONTENT OF RED GRAPE JUICES

Authors: H. W. BERG,M. AKIYOSHI

Article first published online: 25 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.1957.tb17025.x

Journal of Food Science

Volume 22, Issue 4, pages 373–383, July 1957

 

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:14773 Juveniles found detained in Parappana Agrahara

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Juveniles found detained in Parappana Agrahara
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Bangalore, Jan 14, DHNS:

Members of the Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child
Rights (KSCPCR) on Friday found juvenile delinquents at the Central
Prisons at Parappana Agrahara.

Tipped off by the nine juvenile offenders who were recently shifted to
the Observation Home for Boys in Madiwala and a complaint lodged by
two juveniles who were not produced before the magistrate, a team
comprising KSCPCR member Vasudev Sharma, legal counsel Sumitra and Dr
Sumana of the Government Dental College paid a surprise visit to the
prison.

A review of the case files and preliminary dental examinations
performed by the dentist pointed out the possibility of 22 inmates
being juveniles or aged below 18.

Vasudev Sharma said the boys end up in prison usually due to erroneous
information given in police records. "Most of these boys would not
know their exact date or year of birth. It is easy to manipulate their
records. We found that quite a few of these boys have served several
months in detention," he said.

After speaking to them, the Commission has established that they had
access to education and none of them were put to hard labour.

"The prison authorities expressed sensitivity to the needs and
problems of the young detainees and had initiated measures to
ascertain their true age," Sharma stated.
The Commission has gathered information on the 22 detainees suspected
to be juveniles and intends to conduct a detailed inquiry involving
the police, lawyers and prison authorities, to delve into lapses that
might have occurred leading to their wrongful confinement.

They will also write to the Director General of Police to undertake an
immediate inventory of all men below 25 years lodged in prisons
throughout Karnataka to rule out cases of illegal detention of
juveniles. The KSCPCR members say they will also look into the motive
of the police to record the age of the boys higher than the actual
before producing them in the court.

In cases where wilful negligence is established, disciplinary action
against the police personnel concerned and suitable compensation for
the boys will be recommended.

According to the complaint lodged with the Commission, the nine boys
had spent a few weeks to over 12 months in judicial custody without
proper hearings, despite the repeated efforts made by their families
to establish their minor status.

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:14773 Law of averages

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Law of averages
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Rooted in reason

Are we proud to be average? Do we pretend that superlatives in any
field simply don't exist? This isn't a tendency confined to our
culture and time alone. Even pathbreaking thinkers such as Galileo and
Socrates were attacked for daring to think differently, writes
Monideepa Sahu

Do we, as a society, worship the average and nurture mediocrity? Do
we, with our actions and inactions, not only uphold the mundane and
below-par, but also resist agents of change? Aren't we guilty of
huddling together in our comfort zones of the pedestrian mainstream?
Don't we often find ourselves systematically focusing our efforts on
pretending that superlatives in any field simply cannot exist? We
complacently justify ordinariness in every sphere of life. Mediocrity
in public life and leadership, in books, or sports; this seems to be
what the public wants and supports. But, does popular appeal alone
justify shoddy work? Must we, Indians, continue to aspire to the
lowest common denominator?

On the flip side of the coin, what's wrong with being average, which
also means normal, ordinary and usual? Must we be tossed into some
social compost pit because we aren't all Gandhijis and Einsteins? Does
anyone have the right to judge us for swaying to commonplace but
catchy tunes or enjoying hastily-patched-together pulp fiction? Last,
but not least, must 'average' necessarily be equated with lack of
skill, intellect and overall abysmal lack of quality?

There's no doubt about it. We are evolving into a nation that condones
and accepts anything and everything mediocre and sub-standard. We sit
around warming our chairs and sipping mugs of beer or coffee, waiting
for ideas and saviours to arrive and make progress happen. We love to
vent our pet peeves. But, why does our claim to fame end at our genius
to criticise and satirise? After all, we are peaceful and tolerant
folks. Corrupt netas, rising prices, garbage and traffic choked
streets; we carp and crib and then tolerate and uphold the status quo.
We even seem to revel in the mundane and pedestrian, turning it into
the main mantra of our lives. Perhaps it's an offshoot of our famed
spirituality. After all, it's futile to strive to improve our lot and
make this world a better place. The final say lies with the powers
above us, and we mere mortals can do little to change our inevitable
destiny.

Popular culture

In fact, we are so much in our element with mediocrity that we, as a
people, often resist others' efforts to raise the bar. Observe how our
tolerant live-and-let-live attitude cracks in the face of the
colleague who not only pips us to that coveted promotion, but
continues to scale heights above that fabled glass ceiling. Heavens
forbid if the neighbour's kid stands up to be counted as an
outstanding academic or sports performer, or manages to earn a place
in an elite centre for higher learning. If anyone from our circles
truly excels in any field to a level that money and connections cannot
buy, we often contort our faces at imaginary sour grapes. Rising from
the ranks and shining is among the greatest social crimes. We raise a
collective shudder, ostracise them from our circles and blithely rip
their reputations to shreds. Meanwhile, statues are erected for those
we criticise, for they are doers, however imperfect. Carping critics
achieve little with their passive negativity, and remain potent
sources of hot air. Channelling this copious output into even hot air
balloons seems too much of a bother.

Today's popular culture clearly emphasises the average. We pat
ourselves on the back for being a great cricket playing nation. We
even manage to win the World Cup once in 30 years, competing against a
handful of opponent teams, while most of the world doesn't even play
the game. Other sports which invite stronger international competition
do not catch the fancy of people like us. We are the world's second
most populous country, yet our tally of Olympic medals is barely more
than non-existent. Mass social media channels such as YouTube have
levelled the playing field, making popular stars of average people
doing ordinary things. Govind Tiwari, an average young man from
Allahabad, became 2011's online sensation. He shot up from anonymity
to viral stardom and trending on Twitter with his blog-
http://govindtiwari.blogspot.com/. Tiwari's claim to fame was a
webpage with flashing stars, multimedia razzle and a profusion of
photos of himself that blinked, among other things. This kitschy
effort 'for making good friend' was a roaring success among India's
average netizens.

There's no shame in being average, which by definition includes the
normal, everyday, familiar mainstream. The problem arises when we
entrench ourselves in mediocrity, accept the undistinguished and
barely passable as values written in stone, and actively discourage
ourselves and those around us for reaching beyond the boundaries we
set for ourselves. We ordinary commonplace Indians obviously have the
capability to do better. When people like us travel beyond our borders
to pursue higher education and professions, we prove our mettle as
high achievers. Surrounded by others who are encouraged by their
culture to think and ask questions, we too can bounce off original
ideas and earn Nobels and laurels. Whether in academics, helping to
engineer financial booms and busts, hatching mega scams or shady
deals, we Indians can dazzle and match the best or trickiest in the
world. Yet, snug in the confines of our homeland, why do we nurse our
hatreds and prejudices and steer clear of lifting our manicured
fingers to make a positive difference? When we blame our restrictive
'system' for curbing our innate talents, we must remember that this
ethos is also created and sustained by people like us. When we huddle
in our coteries and eye anyone who dares to be genuinely different
with suspicion, is it exposing our own inadequacies that we fear?

Does fear of challenges and failure drive us to seek solace among the
average and mediocre? Do we collectively detest and discourage anyone
who shows what we ourselves are incapable of is humanly possible?

Narrow view

Today's tough and competitive world drives us to process avalanches of
information and vie for unrealistic professional goals. Crushed under
the weight of impossible targets at the workplace, life for most of us
is becoming a mad rush from deadline to deadline.

Children are being robbed of the joys of childhood by the constant
pressure to score more marks and higher ranks. The technology that is
shrinking the world into one big global village and bringing the world
of information to our mouse clicks is also making life more complex
and exhausting. We have more and more ways to communicate, as Thoreau
noted, but less and less to say. We need to let our hair down
sometimes and be comfortable being our normal, average selves. Sinking
into snug comfort zones of averageness is partly a reaction to the
overwhelming pressures of daily life.

Our narrow selfish attitude is another cause of our mediocrity.
Everybody wants to get ahead in life without considering the
collective good. We tend to claw and scramble for every bus seat and
bargain, without a thought for discipline or the children and elders
we shove out of our way. We reinforce into our children the dream of
becoming pen-pushers and mouse clickers who follow instructions and do
routine, monotonous work. We do not encourage the spirit of inquiry
and the ability to think for oneself. We turn a blind eye to the
pedestrian knocked down in front of us by a speeding car because we
don't want to get involved. We take pride in keeping our homes spic
and span and blithely toss our garbage at our neighbour's doorstep.

Averages ruled even before YouTube and modern technology. This
penchant for pulling down the brilliant and sustaining mediocrity
isn't confined to our culture and time alone. Pathbreaking thinkers
such as Galileo and Socrates were attacked for daring to think
differently. Vincent Van Gogh's art was unappreciated during his
lifetime. Nadia Comaneci, who first scored a perfect 10 in Olympian
gymnastics, was said to have been driven to suicidal depths by the
jealous barbs of her peers and competitors. Even cities in the US,
that paradise on earth for many Indians, have their homeless people
and festering slums.

Social media is spreading the mediocrity cult worldwide. What average
people everywhere enjoy are simple images of ordinary people doing
simple things and sometimes even making fools of themselves. Pole
dancers slipping from their poles, fat people dancing, seniors in an
old age home fiddling with the webcam and inadvertently shooting a
video of themselves; such are the most popular videos usually shared
on YouTube.

Things of mediocre quality also have positive uses. Indian English
books of poor literary quality are a phenomenal success. Millions of
Indians, particularly from smaller towns and with a less than strong
command over English, are choosing such books over more highbrow
literary works. These average books by middling writers have popular
appeal because the masses can relate to the language, stories and
ideas without feeling patronised. By widening their reach and drawing
in many more people into the reading habit, such average books can, as
author Chetan Bhagat hopes, exercise a positive influence "on young,
aspiring middle-class Indians to change the India they are living
in".

Meanwhile, the runaway popularity of an average song like Why this
kolaveri di? is connecting people from Mexico City to Egypt. The Gyas
rowing team from Groningen, Netherlands did an original video for
kolaveri with some lively dancing. A welcome blow for cultural
integration and international understanding.

Thrust of development

Average does not mean ironclad levels of mediocrity. As civilisation
has evolved and progressed, the standard of the average masses has
broadened and improved. Once upon a time, life was nasty, brutish and
short. People lived in caves and hunted wild beasts for food. In
another day and age, it was average and normal for people to die young
of diseases which can be easily cured today. In our own land, child
marriages, famines and practices such as untouchablilty were the
common lot of average people. It was normal for average widows to be
burnt alive on their dead husbands' funeral pyre. Today, it is
perfectly normal for average people to get university education or
board planes and travel around the world in a few hours.

Humanity is constantly evolving. It is up to average people like us to
sustain this thrust of development. Each of us has that inner spark of
creativity. If we do not use it, or prevent others from using it, then
it will simply die out. Even feeling threatened by superior forces can
prod us into being creative. If life was always smooth and free from
challenges, we would sink into complacency and not make efforts to
bring about change. Anything worth doing requires effort. We must not
become lazy or give up without a fight. We need to open our hearts and
minds to fresh ideas and be less judgemental and prejudiced. We also
need to strengthen ourselves to face inevitable criticism and
judgement from others, and continue to try our best.

It's so easy to blame others for what ails us — netas, stars,
neighbours, parents, gods. We need to step forward, not only to act on
our ideas, but also to acknowledge and rectify our own mistakes. This
life, this country, this career — it all belongs to us. Threats,
challenges, acts of god — so many things can, and will, thwart us.
It's up to us to stop and give up, or find a way around those
inevitable roadblocks.

Rather than restricting ourselves to 'safe' cliques of mediocre and
unimaginative people, we need to seek out and encourage the more
thoughtful and innovative people among us. Freely exchanging ideas can
lead to strong and viable new avenues for progress. We need to create
free spaces where creative forces can play without fear. This is of
vital importance, especially for our children. Shifting the onus to
schools, tuition teachers and life skills coaches is not the answer.
Original thinking and creativity begins at home, in an environment
where everyone, especially the young, feel free to take risks without
the pressure to perform or live up to the expectations of others. We
also need to realise that life isn't only about buying and getting,
and wanting more and more. Life is also about reaching out, sharing,
and acknowledging others and their positive qualities.

Try as we might, we are only human and can never achieve godlike
perfection. Even brilliant people cannot consistently produce stunning
work. If they did, its dazzle would blind everyone nearby. Nothing can
be achieved without consistent efforts. But we also have the right to
take timely hard-earned breaks, and just be our average selves. High
faultin' intellectualism has its limitations if only a few can grasp
it or make practical use of it. People striving for excellence need to
keep in mind that if the ideas and principles do not connect with the
masses, or do not have any practical utility, then they will remain
isolated in ivory towers. Whatever the constraints, we need to
continue trying to raise the standard of averages to the best of our
abilities. As William Faulkner rightly said, "All of us failed to
match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our
splendid failure to do the impossible."

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The king of Bahrain has proposed constitutional reforms which he said
will strengthen the parliament and limit the powers of the royal
family.

In a speech delivered on Sunday, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
promised "new safeguards" to limit his ability to dissolve the lower
house of parliament: He would have to consult with leaders of both
houses, and the head of the constitutional court, before dismissing
lawmakers.

The reforms would also require Khalifa to issue a "royal order"
explaining the process for appointing members of the Shura Council,
the 40-member upper house, which is entirely appointed by the king.

Parliament would also play a larger role in determining the state
budget, and the lower house would have the right to "question and
withdraw confidence from ministers," who are also appointed by the
king.


Al-Wefaq's Khalil al Marzooq says the changes King Hamad is calling
for "can be done outside the constitution with bylaws".
All of these changes are in proposed constitutional amendments which
Khalifa said will be transmitted to the parliament.

"The proposed amendments bring greater harmony in the relationship
between the executive and legislative branches, in order to achieve a
better balance between them," the king said in his speech.

The speech was quickly panned by members of Al Wefaq, the largest
opposition party in Bahrain. In an interview with Al Jazeera, Abdul
Jalil Khalil described the reforms as "cosmetic," and demanded a fully
elected legislature.

Activists admit that some of the proposed reforms are modest steps in
the right direction, but complain the king is moving far too slowly.

"People very clearly wanted an elected government, they want
parliament that has actual power," said Nabeel Rajab, the head of the
Bahrain Centre for Human Rights in Manama. "If we go into this detail,
and go step by step... it's going to be 100 years before an elected
parliament has power."

Anti-government protests continue across the island kingdom, nearly a
year after the current uprising began.

At least 13 people were reportedly injured by police during a protest
in Manama on Friday.

Matar Ibrahim, a former member of parliament from Al Wefaq, accused
police of firing tear gas canisters at the protesters.

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