Monthly Archives: November 2021

When art started out as a game

A distant day of an undetermined year, but still between 169,000 and 226,000 years ago, in Tibet, two children, perhaps as a toy, left their handprints, and even some of their feet, on the surface of a still modern limestone. They finished the work when the composition seemed to them satisfactory. They could not have imagined that in the future …

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Who is afraid of the Indian constitution?

The Indian constitution is best regarded as the social contract for a new India. It is the only document that has reached intense debates, arguments and negotiations between all political currents within the Constituent Assembly – from members like KM Munshi, who clearly occupied the Hindu nationalist end of the spectrum, to the Muslim League, which occupied the other. Indeed, …

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Rare and highly anticipated Native American restaurant debuts in Oakland

Inside Wahpepah’s Kitchen, the new Native American restaurant in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood, bright yellow shelves are stocked with jars of sumac berries, blue cornmeal, black beans, and other Indigenous ingredients. These shelves are “chef-owner Crystal Wahpepah’s interpretation of an Aboriginal pantry,” she says. All you see is what we harvest and cook. Despite its historical heritage, Native American cuisine is …

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Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel, BJP leaders greet Dawoodi Bohra leader on his birthday

The 78th birthday of Dr Syedna Alikader Mufaddal Saifuddin, religious leader (53rd Dai) of the Dawoodi Bohra community, was celebrated with great fervor in Surat on Wednesday and Thursday. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, State BJP Chairman CR Paatil, Interior Minister Harsh Sanghavi, BJP MP from Surat Darshana Jardosh and several BJP MPs were in the Devdi area on Wednesday evening …

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11 IFS agents from different parts of the country, who recently completed the mid-career training program in Lucknow, tested positive for Covid-19 | Dehradun News

Dehradun: Eleven of 48 IFS officers – who completed a week-long mid-career training program in Lucknow – have tested positive for Covid-19. The officers returned to the Indira Gandhi National Forestry Academy, based in Dehradun, last Sunday (November 21). To prevent further transmission of the virus, the Uttarakhand health service isolated the 11 infected agents in the former IGNFA hostel …

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“Buddhism and the environment are one”: the venerable Yorn Seng Yeat

“Buddhism and the environment are one”: the venerable Yorn Seng Yeat Venerable Yorn Seng Yeat, Vice Chancellor of Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University (SBU) and Deputy Head of Sangha Municipal Council of Phnom Penh, recently led four pilgrimages on foot to 47 locations in the Oral Mountains covering 239 km in 17 days with 212 other participants to promote conservation …

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This teacher was fired because of his sexuality

Laws already allow some schools to discriminate against LGBTIQ teachers. Craig Campbell is one of those who lost their jobs for what they are. High school teacher Craig Campbell received an email from the WA Teacher Registration Board indicating that after working for two years as a relief teacher at a Baptist college south of Perth, he had been kidnapped …

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Paleozoic plymouths

This fall marks the 400th anniversary of a gathering in 1621 of members of the Wampanoag Nation and European settlers near Plymouth, Massachusetts. Historians are still debating the exact circumstances of the gathering, but the story inspired the modern American tradition of Thanksgiving, which was designated a national holiday by Abraham Lincoln in 1863. For many Native Americans, however, it …

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Women’s health in India – BORGEN

PALATINE, Illinois – In a country with five major religions, 29 states and more than 19,500 dialects, it is difficult to grasp the impact of cultural norms on society and public health today. India is incredibly complex and home to over 660 million women. It is also home to dangerous public health standards that impact women’s health in India. Cultural …

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Taste Tibet nominated for BBC Food and Farming Awards

A POPULAR Tibetan restaurant is about to find out if it has won a prestigious national award. In July, Yeshi Jampa and Julie Kleeman discovered that the restaurant had been nominated among three finalists for this year’s BBC Food and Farming Awards, in the category of Best Street Food or Take-Out. The nomination is a highlight after a year of …

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