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Meet Aiko: Born American But Sent to Concentration Camp as Trade Off for PoWs

A Japanese origin scholar born in the United States but sent to war camps along with 120,000 Japanese during World War Two has donated some of her valuable possession of records and writings about life in these camps to University of California Los Angeles campus. Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga was born an American citizen in Sacramento and grew up in Los Angeles ...

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Zoological Survey of India to Celebrate 100th Anniversary Year-Long

Set up by the British Raj 100 years ago, the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) will celebrate its cenetenary with a year-long program creating awareness and making public participation a part of its wildlife conservation efforts in the country. The completion of 100 years on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 marked the establishment of the ZSI’s predecessor organisation Asiatic Survey in ...

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Direct Tax Collection for April-Sept. 2011 crosses Rs 257,042 crore

India’s gross direct tax collection during the first half of the current fiscal (April-September 2011) was up by 23 percent at Rs 257,042 crore as against Rs 208,971 crore (Rs 2 billion) in the same period last fiscal. While gross collection of corporate taxes was up 23.17 percent (Rs.175,360 crore against Rs 142,368 crore last year), gross collection of personal ...

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