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When a small Sikh community thrived in an Iranian border town

In the early 1930s, when Reza Shah Pahlavi toured Iran’s easternmost outposts on the border with India, he saw a group of turbaned men with long beards. floating dressed in white dresses. As the story goes, he asked locals about the Turbaned Men and they were told they were Zahids, or holy men of Hind. The small town, then called …

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MIGRATION IS A TREND THAT HAS HAPPENED SINCE THE DAWN OF HUMANITY

07 Dec 2021 | 5:19 AM HIST MIGRATION IS A TREND THAT HAS HAPPENED SINCE THE DAWN OF HUMANITY Srinivas Kamat I can’t help but write this article as a response to Visitacao B Monteiro’s article – Migrations of Goans to South India – Due To Conversion and Inquisition Orders? (Herald, December 5). This is a long series of articles …

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Seminar on women’s rights organized in Yadadri-Bhongir

Yadadri-Bhongir: District collector Pamela Sathpathy on Saturday urged women not to compromise on protecting their rights. Speaking at a seminar on Women’s Empowerment – Justice Services, hosted by the National Women’s Commission and the District Legal Services Authority, she said women should be sure to face any issues. . She also stressed the need to sensitize women to laws against …

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Colleges’ overdependence on adjunct professors is bad for students, instructors, and academic freedom

American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten, center, and California Federation of Teachers president Jeff Freitas celebrate at UCLA on Nov. 17 after a labor agreement was reached with the University of California. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times) The era of college courses taught primarily by full professors, who devote time to research and academic activities in addition to …

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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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The Politics of Hate | Voice

Through Frank wright, contributor to the CP editorial | Tuesday 23 November 2021 We live in a time when definitions are a major cultural battleground. In most cases, the battle is to redefine a meaning previously understood. Marriage, gender and social justice are obvious examples. But oddly enough, a little-noticed victim of the political correct battles over redefinitions is the …

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OPINION: Government must end religious discrimination in Irish schools

Schools should be welcoming places that allow all children and staff to feel included, not places where religious discrimination is allowed without being controlled. Through David Graham and Alison Moore, Equality in Education The debate over the role of religion in our education system has swirled for years. A growing number of families want to send their children to school …

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