JVP leader scents plot to create community discord in Sri Lanka

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan opposition lawmaker Anura Kumara Dissanayake has expressed fears of a “bloody plot” to create discord between communities in an attempt to distract public attention from the multiple crises facing the country is confronted. The warning signs (‘kasa kaarayo’, or the whip crackers that announce the arrival of a Buddhist perahera re-enactment) which had taken center stage …

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Chinese President Xi leads Martyrs Day ceremony amid patriotism campaign

Beijing, Sep 30: Chinese Leader Xi Jinping on Thursday paid tribute in a solemn commemoration to those who died in the struggle to establish Communist Party power, as he leads a nationwide campaign to strengthen the party’s patriotism and authority unique. Xi and the other six members of the party’s all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee led elderly veterans and government and …

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Hillsdale College issues redistribution report in response to University of Michigan

Justice Stephen Markman Writes Report in Response to Michigan’s Gerrymandering Plan | Ballot While the Michigan Redistribution Commission promises to redraw the state’s electoral district map by November 1, a report from Hillsdale College urges its members to focus on traditional geographic boundaries rather than demographics. Stephen Markman, a professor of constitutional law at Hillsdale and a retired Michigan Supreme …

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The new R&A captain arrives

Last Friday, the traditional driving ceremony for the new captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews took place on the 1st tee of the Old Course. Eter Forster started his year in office with a practice at 8 o’clock sharp as a cannon fired off the tee. As Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club …

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The ancient Tibetan medicine of Amchi

Amchi or Sowa Rigpa medicine “The science of healing”Is a localized form of Ayurvedic Tibetan medicineIne (Sustainable Healthcare) which is still practiced and preserved in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, India. In layman’s terms, “physicians” or practitioners of Amchi medicine are called Amchi and they usually come from a family with a medical line stretching back several generations, many professing …

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Advocating the non-aligned for global action against Bangladesh

September 30, 1971 COMMUNIQUE SPOUSE NOT ALIGNED For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google News channel. Foreign ministers from some 50 non-aligned countries today approved a statement that included a call for international action on the refugee problem in Bangladesh. The statement said: “A humanitarian problem of unprecedented magnitude has arisen as a result of the influx …

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SGPC organized a special Gurmat Samagam on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the birth of Guru Tegh Bahadur

AMRITSAR: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak committee in association with the Sangat organized a special Gurmat Samagam on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the birth of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji, the ninth Patshah. Addressing the sangat on the occasion, the chairman of the Shiromani committee, Bibi Jagir Kaur, said that the story of the unprecedented devotion, faith and sacrifice …

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Ancient Americans made art deep in the dark areas of Southeastern caves

On a cold winter day in 1980, a group of recreational cavers entered a narrow, wet passage south of Knoxville, Tennessee. They sailed up a slippery mud slope and a narrow keyhole through the cave wall, crossed the stream itself, ducked through another keyhole, and climbed more mud. Eventually, they entered a relatively dry elevated passage at the bottom of …

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Religious leaders in India – TwoCircles.net

The announcement of the formation of this religious front was made at a press conference at the end of a conference. The press conference attended by leaders of different faiths. Help India! Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Vice President Salim Engineer and other religious leaders have formed a united front “Dharmik Jan Morcha” in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, to promote peace and friendship. NEW …

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Revive the University of Taxila

Given the international fame of the former University of Taxila (6e-5e century BC AD), historians have long called for the rebirth of this seat of knowledge. Once again, a call has been made for the revival of the university. Since Taxila is located in the Gandhara region, which has long been a cradle of civilization, especially Buddhism and the culture …

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The magnificent Mount Ziria in Greece, the birthplace of Hermes

Mount Ziria, where the Greek god Hermes was born. Credit: ulrichstill / WIkimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0 According to legend, the Pleiades known as Maia gave birth to the son of Zeus Hermes in a cave near Lake Dasios, on Mount Ziria, near the village of Trikala. Also known as Mount Kyllini or Mount Cyllene, this mountain is famous …

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Instead of books, teachers asked to rely on discussions

From talks about freedom fighters and children’s dreamland to issues such as gender, caste and religious discrimination, and poverty, the Delhi government’s new Deshbhakti program aims to cover ground substantial. To implement the program in the classrooms, two separate teaching manuals have been designed, one for students in grades VI to VIII and the other for grades IX to XII. …

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Debate on the image of Bhagat Singh

Chaman Lal, honorary advisor to the Bhagat Singh archives, says the painting bears little physical resemblance to the freedom fighter, opposes former minister MS Gill Pheroz L. Vincent | New Delhi | Posted on 09.29.21, 01:30 AM Archivist Chaman Lal, honorary advisor to the archives and the Bhagat Singh resource center here, lamented the use of an “unreal painting” of …

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Compassion will be at the center of the in-person downtown lecture series

By Lori Harwood, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Today Directory Downtown Lecture Series, hosted by the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will return to an in-person format in October, having held virtually last year. This year’s series speakers will address the topic of compassion from four approaches: spirituality and mindfulness; psychology and cognitive sciences; social …

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Dalai Lama supports campaign to save Newington’s Himalayan Café from closure

The Dalai Lama praised the cafe for “promoting Tibetan culture in Scotland for many years” A popular Newington cafe has found an unlikely potential savior after being threatened with closure. The Dalai Lama has publicly supported a campaign to save the Himalayan Café. Beloved South Clerk Street cafe is at risk of closing as the current owner wants to retire. …

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Olean school administrator has yet to act following protests against principal | New

OLEAN – A week after dozens of community members attended an Olean Education Council meeting in response to comments from an Olean director who is also a pastor, the district has taken no action formal. Following the publication of several videos showing Joel Whitcher, co-director of Olean Intermediate Middle School, commenting on religion, sexual orientation, mental health, poverty, COVID-19 and …

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Latest News Live updates from September 28, 2021: PM Modi will launch today 35 varieties of crops with special traits

Latest News Live updates from September 28, 2021: Seeking to educate the masses about adopting climate-resilient technologies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate 35 crop varieties to the nation on Tuesday with special traits. During the virtual ceremony, he will also inaugurate the newly constructed campus of the National Institute for Biotic Stress Tolerance, Raipur, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) …

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Improve views of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

A medical team from Jiading traveled more than 1,800 kilometers to Jiuzhi County on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, often referred to as “the crest of the world,” in Qinghai province earlier this month. These “messengers of light” gave local residents with eye diseases a second chance to see this colorful world. “Tashi delek,” Jiamao said, which means “thank you” in Tibetan. …

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Tibetan Buddhist monks strive for mastery

By DAQIONG and PALDEN NYIMA in Lhasa | China Daily World | Updated: 2021-09-28 09:25 From Sera Monastery in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, in mid-autumn, distant mountains can be seen kissed by clouds under a striking blue sky. Under a large fabric canopy, a shield from the sun’s rays in the thin air, rows of monks dressed in saffron orange …

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Van Engen co-publishes a book on emotion in religion – The Source

Abram Van Engen, professor of English in arts and sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has co-edited a new collection of essays on religious sentiment in early American history and literature. Van Engen “Feeling Godly: Religious Affections and Christian Contact in Early North America” (University of Massachusetts Press) includes essays by scholars in literary studies, Native American studies, African …

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Woman accused of throwing firebombs at Buddhist temple

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) – A woman from Riviera Beach is accused of setting fire to a Buddhist temple on Sunday morning. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mei Zhu Cheung, 46, on five counts of using an incendiary device with explosion or damage, and criminal mischief of a church, synagogue, mosque or religious article. The investigation began when the …

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Tibet Museum receives 12 cultural relics recovered from overseas

Combination of photos shows Chinese cultural relics recovered from U.S. / China National Administration of Cultural Heritage Combination of photos shows Chinese cultural relics recovered from U.S. / China National Administration of Cultural Heritage A collection of 12 antiques and works of art recovered abroad has been attributed to the Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region …

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It’s time for US bishops to reconsider their relationship with EWTN

Of all the speeches, homilies and documents of Pope Francis, my favorites have become the transcripts of his meetings with local Jesuits during his apostolic visits around the world, transcripts then published by Civilta Cattolica. They are akin to conversations after a holiday meal, when the nasty cousins ​​are gone and only your dearest friends or relatives are left, and …

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Grand champion record holder Hakuho plans to retire

Yokozuna Hakuho, winner of a record 45 major sumo tournament titles, has decided to make a career out of him, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. The 36-year-old Mongolian-born wrestler was considering retiring after failing to recover from a right knee injury that kept him from competing in tournaments in recent years, according to the source. Hakuho …

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“The relaunch of the University of Taxila can transform the region into an educational tourism center”

Rawalpindi: The proposed revival of the University of Ancient Taxila, designated a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1980 and the largest center of civilization learning in Gandhara, may turn the region into a tourism hub education from around the world after proper publicity and provision of extensive facilities to tourists. Taxila, one of the most important Buddhist archaeological sites in …

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‘Visiting religious places will give people hope’ | Nagpur News

Nagpur: With the state government allowing religious places to reopen to the public from October 7, citizens interviewed by TOI welcomed the development and said they would follow all Covid protocols. Seema Sharma, a housewife, said she was very happy with the decision. “As a devotee, I have been waiting for this moment for a long time. While I will …

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This time it all went wrong when I made my bucket list trip

Destinations Inspire It is imperative to feel comfortable and safe while traveling. Medjet offers world-class air medical, travel security and crisis response subscriptions, providing peace of mind at an affordable price. My to-do list these days is a little ‘bucket’, but in the good old days, when I was keen enough to hike in the mountains (okay, walk on hills), …

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Ali’s greatest magic trick: winning America

Muhammad Ali loved magic. He loved to entertain crowds with his parlor tricks. Even when Parkinson’s disease stole his voice, he could still engage fans with a little sleight of hand. But without a doubt, his greatest magic was the spell he cast on the American public. Over the course of four nights this week on PBS, Ken Burns and …

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The “ancestors” of the Mediterranean mosaic found in Turkey

A collection of over 3,000 stones was excavated from the site of the Hittite temple in the 15th century BC, 700 years before the earliest known mosaic of ancient Greece. The discovery of 3,500-year-old cobblestones, known as the “ancestors” of the Mediterranean mosaic, provides details that shed light on the daily lives of the mysterious Hittites of the Bronze Age. …

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China completes key section of Beijing-Lhasa road link

Part of its infra push into Tibet, the Lhasa-Nagqu stretch is called the world’s highest highway Continuing to build infrastructure in Tibet, China has completed a key section of the Beijing-Lhasa highway, a 295 km stretch from Lhasa to Nagqu. This section is located at an average elevation of 4,500 meters above sea level, which Chinese state media has called …

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Kendal Buddhist group looks back 30 years since its inception

The Kendal (Theravada) BGKT Buddhist group celebrated the 30th anniversary of its founding in September 1991. The School of Theravada Buddhism, which is the oldest school of Buddhism, is practiced in the five Theravada Buddhist countries of South and Southeast Asia. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Aggamaha Pandita Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru DLitt DLitt (1896-1998) and Venerable Henepola Gunaratana Maha …

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Cow Creek development would threaten a way of life | My opinion

When I learned of the proposal to develop 1,100 acres around the Cow Creek Pastoral Ranch in San Miguel County, I couldn’t help but draw comparisons between those plans and the fictional story depicted in Milagro Beanfield’s War – a film I made 30 years ago. Milagro tells the story of a cultural clash between a small community closely tied …

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When will Tibet be liberated from China and how? – OpEd – Eurasia Review

It has now been more than six decades since China forcibly occupied Tibet by sending in its army and mercilessly slaughtering protesting Tibetans. The Dalai Lama and his supporters had no choice but to leave Tibet and China has taken severe measures to consolidate its hold over the Tibetan region. He has systematically taken steps to dilute the Tibetan race …

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Dance of the Lamas – The Hindu

Benoy K. Behl, whose documentary captures Cham’s spirit, talks about layers of meaning in ritual dance The serene and the sacred meet harmoniously in Benoy K. Behl’s documentary, Lama Liberation Dance, which captures the spiritual experience of the Cham. The filmmaker and art historian recently gave a talk on the dance form at an online event hosted by the India …

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10 phrases from Galileo Galilei to reflect on science, religion and life

Galileo Galilei (1564 – 1642) was an astronomer and physicist from Renaissance Italy. Pelletini painted this old plaque, engraved after a portrait of Pasagianni in Florence. A biography of Galileo was published in 1863 and is now in the public domain. (Getty Images / Getty Images) The inventor of the telescope as we know it today and the father of …

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United States to celebrate October as Hindu Heritage Month

HOUSTON: Several US states, including Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Ohio, and Massachusetts, have proclaimed October Hindu Heritage Month, noting that Hinduism has “contributed greatly” to America through its unique history and heritage. The proclamations came after various Hindu organizations in the United States announced the addition of another major festival, an entire month of festivals, in October as Hindu Heritage …

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China’s continued attacks on ethnic Tibetans

(MENAFN-IANS) By Tenzin Choezom The conflict between China and Tibet is still an ongoing issue that has not been able to come to a just and justified conclusion. China’s illegal occupation of Tibet has led to a long struggle that sums up more than six decades of struggle seen mainly from the Tibetan side while there have always been clashes …

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Buddhism and Japanese Art: Hakuin Ekaku and Chinese Philosophy

Buddhism and Japanese art: Hakuin Ekaku and Chinese philosophy Lee jay walker Modern times of Tokyo Revered Zen Buddhist Hakuin Ekaku (1686-1769) understood the importance of connecting with ordinary people. Thus, under his tutelage and wisdom, he helped restore the vitality of stagnant Rinzai Buddhism. Hakuin was born in Hara in the province of Suruga (present-day Shizuoka prefecture). He – …

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Sculptures by Artist Joel Isaak Celebrate the Lives of Indigenous Fishermen | Alaska Native Quarterly

Pick up your copy of the summer issue of Alaska Native Quarterly from places you’ll find Anchorage Press, or sign up HERE for home delivery. A family committed to the centuries-old tradition of salmon fishing and farming will soon welcome residents of the Yukon-Kuskokwim region as they enter the expanded Bethel Hospital. Artist Dena’ina Joel Isaak created the life-size statues …

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The situation of the Turkish opposition on the Kurdish question

Recently, opposition parties in Turkey made public remarks on the Kurdish issue. Although political parties naturally express their opinions and visions on the main issues facing the country, it is interesting to note that the main opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), shows a keen interest in the Kurdish question. Throughout the history of the Turkish Republic, the CHP …

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“Stop using human rights to justify meddling in China’s affairs”

UN Human Rights Council meets in Geneva / People’s Vision UN Human Rights Council meets in Geneva / People’s Vision Human rights should not be used as a pretext to attack China, a group of 65 countries told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The group of countries, which was not named in the statement, said criticizing China’s actions …

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UVU President Tuminez expresses himself on the search for his “interfaith”

President Astrid S. Tuminez is giving her talk titled “Finding My Faith: A Journey to Discover the ‘Righteous, Charming, Good Value and Praiseworthy’” for BYU’s second annual Richard L. Evans Memorial Lecture. (Sakina Steflik) UVU President Astrid S. Tuminez shared her journey to faith in all its forms at a conference Thursday night, recounting scenes ranging from worshipers in Bali …

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American Indians protest outside the White House against Modi’s visit | Islamophobia News

Washington DC – Dozens of American Indians gathered in Lafayette Square, the park in front of the White House, to protest Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States. Chanting slogans and waving placards stating “Save India from Fascism,” protesters on Thursday blasted Modi for human rights abuses, persecution of Muslims and other minorities, new agricultural laws and …

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Facebook ordered to post anti-Rohingya messages over genocide case

Published on: 09/24/2021 – 02:16 Washington (AFP) A US judge ordered Facebook to post the deleted messages from the social network because of their role in the government-backed incitement to violence against the Rohingya people in Myanmar. In his ruling on Wednesday, Washington DC District Court Judge Zia Faruqui criticized the company for refusing to provide the documents to countries …

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Live and learn through the Duxbury Seniors Center Curriculum

“That ‘back to school’ vibe is strong here,” media manager Brooke McDonough said ahead of the fall term this month. Although the program is administered by the city’s senior center, its course offerings are open to anyone, from all communities and of all ages. “We love to see friends and neighbors reconnect and new friendships forged through these classes,” said …

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Have you ever seen Chichén Itzá? Meet its former sister city of Mayapán

Mayapán, considered the last important capital of the ancient Mayans, is ideal for visitors who prefer less crowded archaeological areas. Mayapán is believed to mean “Banner of the Mayans” or “Flag of the Mayas”. The site, about 40 kilometers from Mérida, Yucatán, in the municipality of Tecoh, was inhabited between 300 BC and 600 AD, but the walled city is …

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Tibetans fear ‘Chinese style’ houses in Qinghai earthquake reconstruction – Radio Free Asia

Survivors of an earthquake earlier this year in a Tibetan-populated county in northwest China’s Qinghai say they fear homes and monasteries demolished in the quake will be rebuilt by authorities in Chinese style, destroying their traditional Tibetan appearance, sources said. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Matoe County (Chinese, Maduo) in Qinghai on May 22, killing at least 20 people and …

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How the world’s largest Islamic organization is conducting religious reform in Indonesia

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of information, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) Ahmet T. Kuru, San Diego State University (THE CONVERSATION) After their return to power in Afghanistan, the Taliban again impose their religious ideology, with restrictions on women’s rights and other repressive measures. They present to the world an image of Islam which is intolerant and …

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LankaWeb – An Orderly English Upasaka

By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Lord Buddha said on his deathbed: Don’t believe what others say just because others say it! Do not believe it because you have heard it from a wise being, but only believe something when you know it in your Heart.“ The Heart is supposed to be the seat of feeling, which changes in a fraction …

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Texas Board of Education moves to main Ax, accused of promoting CRT for fear of intimate clichés

The Texas Board of Education decided to fire the principal over critical theory allegations after he frowned during a Facebook photoshoot with his wife. On Monday, the Grapevine Collieville Independent School District Education Council voted unanimously 7-0 for the non-renewal of Dr. James Whitfield, principal of Collieville Heritage High School. Contract. This is the first step in a two step …

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Was a vicious Cosmic Airbust behind the Sodom story?

(News) – The biblical city of Sodom was destroyed by “brimstone and fire”, as the book of Genesis says. Now, scientists say it’s possible that this story is the written version of the oral tradition of what happened to an ancient Middle Eastern city now called Tall el-Hammam, which they determined was erased by a space rock about 3,600 years …

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Heir to Tibetan apron weaving techniques

LHASA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) – Jedexoi city in Gonggar County, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, is known as the hometown of the “Bangdian”, a kind of apron. stripes made by the Tibetan ethnic group. Bangdian has a history of around 1,500 years. Its weaving techniques were listed in 2006 as one of the intangible cultural heritages of the Chinese state. …

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Olean School Leader’s Comments as Preacher Sparks Community Response | New

OLEAN – More than 100 community members gathered at Olean’s board meeting on Tuesday to voice their concerns and support for Joel Whitcher, principal of Olean Intermediate School, and his religious practice . A series of videos shared on a Facebook page shows Whitcher, pastor of the Fresh Fire Worship Center in Allegany, speaking on topics including same-sex marriage, Islam, …

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Make a choice in the UP elections

In Yogi Adityanath’s world, ironically like Sophie’s world, words mean something different from normal times. Munshi Premchand, who wrote the wonderful short story, Idgah, about a little boy who feared his mother would burn his fingers while cooking him roti and therefore spent his money to buy a pair of tongs instead. candy like other children, would hardly have imagined …

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Tibet office in Geneva testifies before Swiss parliamentarians

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMHALA, September 21: The Tibet Bureau in Geneva testified Monday before Swiss parliamentarians. The hearing entitled “Coherent implementation of the Switzerland China strategy: role of Parliament in strengthening human rights” was organized by the parliamentary group on human rights with the parliamentary group for Tibet and other support groups. Two key speakers were Kalden Tsomo from the …

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Try the Ivy Leagues with these free college courses

Ivy League schools such as Harvard and Yale are renowned for offering some of the most prestigious academic programs in the world. These universities are sadly difficult to integrate, which makes them inaccessible to most. Moreover, the tuition fees are expensive, even with large scholarship opportunities. Students looking for free online college courses may be surprised to find the options …

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Fall Lecture Series | Community

DOVER – The Woodman Museum 2021 Fall Speaker Series kicks off Wednesday, October 6, featuring five incredible NH speakers, every Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. until November 3, at the Woodman Museum 182 Central Avenue in Dover. Olga Morrill: Wednesday October 6: NH author Olga Morrill kicks off the Autumn Lecture Series at the Woodman Museum with an open discussion …

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6 book recommendations from Monica Byrne

Monica Byrne is a novelist, playwright and screenwriter. His ambitious new work of speculative fiction, The real star, follows three characters reincarnated through two millennia, from the collapse of the ancient Mayan civilization to a distant utopia. God is not one by Stephen Prothero (2010). I couldn’t let go of this book. It’s a lucid comparison of the eight great …

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Safe, hygienic private jets; Travel Moves As Faith Restores: Kanika Tekriwal, JetSetGo Aviation

The travel and tourism industry is certainly seeing a recovery in demand for air travel bookings and this will increase further during the Dussehra and Diwali holiday period when families and friends want to reunite with their loved ones during the season. festivals. Additionally, as more and more travelers recognize the safety tradeoffs involved in traveling with commercial airlines, the …

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Bournemouth University team finds handprint in Tibet

A RESEARCH team from the University of Bournemouth has been involved in the discovery of what are believed to be the oldest known examples of still art in the world. Carefully placed hands and footprints have been found immortalized in rock in Tibet by research teams from Guangzhou University in China and Bournemouth University. The footprints are believed to have …

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Federal judge to decide whether healthcare workers should be granted religious exemption for COVID-19 shooting

A federal judge will soon decide whether healthcare workers should be able to withdraw from Maine’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for religious reasons. Nine anonymous workers have sued the state to demand such an exemption, which is currently not allowed. Their lawsuit could take on broader significance in light of a conservative shift at the U.S. Supreme Court. On Monday, U.S. …

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Members of the lost Bnei Menashe tribe celebrate Sukkot in northeast India

(September 20, 2021 / JNS) Like many Jews around the world, members of the Bnei Menashe community in India are gathering to celebrate Sukkot this week. In their festival prayers, they made a special appeal to realize their age-old dream of making alyah over the coming year. “Even in the most remote areas of northeast India, the Bnei Menashe continued …

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