Across Religious Differences: Interfaith Expression Thrives in Chapman

One by one, visitors enter the peaceful, sky-lit chapel of Chapman University’s Fish Interfaith Center. Some arrive to worship, some in search of a quiet space, and some in search of answers. Rabbi Corie Yutkin, director of Jewish life and Chapman’s chaplain, remembers a student who entered the chapel looking for Chapman. Although the student identified as Jewish, she struggled …

Read More »

New asphalt roads linking regions of Tibet

The Lhasa Southern Ring Road is one of the new roads completed in the Tibet Autonomous Region last year. (Photo by PALDEN NYIMA/CHINA DAILY) Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will invest 21.6 billion yuan ($3.4 billion) in its transportation and traffic sector this year, according to the Department of Traffic and Traffic. transport in the region. The money will be …

Read More »

New Departments and Courses Approved for Sanchi University

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Sanchi University will now train employees working in the corporate sector. Various dimensions of Indian philosophy will be harnessed in the corporate sector for stress management and capacity building, Registrar Alkesh Chaturvedi has informed. Two departments, including the Corporate Training Department and the Strategy and Policy Formulation Department, were established at the university. Sanchi University’s Academic Council, …

Read More »

Indonesia passes new sexual violence law amid rising cases

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s parliament on Tuesday approved a sweeping law setting out penalties for sexual violence after being spurred into action by a recent case in which an Islamic boarding school director raped and impregnated several students. The legislation has languished for years amid arguments that it has a liberal feminist ideology that contravenes the religious and cultural values …

Read More »

Hindu-Muslim clashes prompt Indian police to ban gatherings in affected areas

AHMEDABAD, India, April 11 (Reuters) – Clashes between Hindus and Muslims during a religious festival prompted Indian police to impose a curfew in a city and ban gatherings of more than four people in areas on Monday. affected from Gujarat and two other states. A day earlier, at least one person had been killed and ten, including nine police officers, …

Read More »

Lithium Carbonate Market Size, Trends and Forecasts

New Jersey, United States – Verified Market Research provides an encyclopedic study of lithium carbonate market with holistic information about important factors and aspects impacting the future growth of the market. The lithium carbonate market has been analyzed for the forecast period 2022-2029 and the historical period 2015-2021. To assist players to gain thorough understanding of the Lithium Carbonate Market …

Read More »

Alert security forces against militant attacks: LG

Alert security forces against militant attacks: LG Following the recent spike in militancy-related incidents in the valley, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today said there was no need to be afraid as security forces were on alert and a strategy was in place to deal with the situation. “There is a strategy, but it cannot be discussed in the media,” Sinha …

Read More »

Unemployment and inflation have no religion: DKS

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee Chairman DK Shivakumar has said that Karnataka’s Bharatiya Janata Party lends tacit support to Hindutva outfits that rake in communal issues in hopes of electoral gains. He thinks, however, that the saffron party will not get an UP-type result here. Excerpts: How do you view the series of polarizing incidents in Karnataka and the government’s response? …

Read More »

Know Your Paramilitary | Part 2: Indo-Tibetan Border Police

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), with a total strength of over 90,000 jawans and officers, has mainly provided services to the nation by guarding the Himalayan borders in addition to doing other tasks like deployment in the areas affected by Naxal, law and order-related exercises, etc. It is a unique and highly trained Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) specializing in …

Read More »

Some thoughts on the temples of the South – The Island

BY DR. DAYAN JAYATILLEKA The situation is deadlocked: the Popular Movement rightly demands that GR GO HOME; GR will not return home; the Movement will not go home either. Since the president will not resign, parliament can cut him off while he is still sitting in his presidential chair. Parliament must become the engine of transition, drawing its social power …

Read More »

Former jobs of each Supreme Court justice | Govt. & Policy

Since its establishment in 1789 by the US Constitution, the US Supreme Court has seen 17 Chief Justices and 116 Justices in total. Many historic cases have gone through the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), setting precedents and changing the social fabric. Stacker has compiled an account of the educational and professional history of each current Supreme Court …

Read More »

French brewers return beer to its feminine roots

When Vero and Vero started making beer, they thought they were part of a new trend of women asserting themselves in an industry traditionally dominated by men, only to discover that beer actually had ancient roots. feminine. “We were just two women who loved beer and wanted to do something on their own,” says Véro Lanceron, 44, co-founder of Y’a …

Read More »

Punjab Government Requests SGPC to Livestream Golden Temple Gurbani

PUNJAB Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday called on the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to allow the AAP government to install “advanced broadcast technology” at the Golden Temple in Amritsar to broadcast the Gurbani live on various digital platforms in the world. The call, however, drew a frosty response from the Akali-dominated SGPC, who asked him to “focus on …

Read More »

Cannot use violence to banish Chinese from Tibet, says Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama reiterated his stance on the issue while addressing attendees of the 25th Shoton Festival, a cultural event held in Dharamsala Archive image of the Dalai Lama. News18 Dharamshala: Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Thursday that Tibetans cannot use violence to banish the Chinese from Tibet and must learn to coexist peacefully while preserving their identity. …

Read More »

Plum Village releases documentary on Thich Nhat Hanh – Buddhistdoor Global

At plumvillage.org The Plum Village International Sangha has released a new documentary about the life of revered teacher and committed Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh (affectionately nicknamed Thay). Shared in response to the war and the growing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, A cloud never diesdocuments the life and impact of the famous Zen master and is accompanied by an open letter …

Read More »

Yitziyat Mitzrayim and the Pedagogy of Passover

“You will observe the [Feast of] Unleavened bread, for this very day I brought out your ranks out of the land of Egypt; you will observe this day down through the ages as an institution for all time. (Exodus 12:17) Itsiyat Mitzrayim—the Exodus from Egypt – was a monumental milestone in the history of the Jewish people. Rabbi Irving Greenberg …

Read More »

Teacher accused of hurting religious feelings at AMU issues apology

A professor of forensic medicine at Aligarh Muslim University has issued an ‘unconditional apology’ after religious references he made during a class on sex offenses were widely condemned. Jitendra Kumar, an assistant professor in AMU’s Department of Forensic Medicine, was teaching a class of third-year MBBS students on Tuesday when he showed his class a PowerPoint presentation. The presentation had …

Read More »

Pronounce, the Chinese fashion brand that challenges male stereotypes

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN The subject of masculinity – and the threats to it – seems to be increasingly sensitive in today’s China. The country’s state broadcaster moved to ban shows depicting “effeminate styles,” education officials offered ways to tackle “feminization” in schools, and state media denounced ” the sickly aesthetic” that propels “ambiguous” young men to stardom. For …

Read More »

Stalin inaugurates Samathuvapuram in Villupuram district

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday stressed the need for the country to emerge as a Samathuvapuram (village of equality) and said Tamil Nadu and its Dravidian model would show the way to achieve this goal. The Samathuvapuram concept was designed to ensure an egalitarian society and all should work together to make the Samathuvapuram model of Tamil Nadu an …

Read More »

Palestinians overcome hurdles to unearth ancient treasures in Gaza

A few meters from the Mediterranean coast, archaeologists from Gaza unearth ancient wonders in the Palestinian enclave. “There is a saying that Gaza is above the treasure,” said Nemaa El Sawarka, a guide and archaeologist working at Saint Hilarion Monastery. The monastery south of Gaza City is considered one of the largest finds in the Middle East. As students stroll …

Read More »

aimplb: AIMPLB invites articles, articles for its journal on law, religious affairs | India News

LUCKNOW: The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has invited research papers and papers from authors from all walks of life, also encouraging non-Muslim authors, for its law journal – Journal of Law and Religious Affairs (JLRA ). The council said the test of a healthy democracy lies in the “feelings” and “experiences” of its minorities, and any “misplaced” judgments …

Read More »

‘Billions’ Season 6, Episode 11: Succession

Billions Succession Season 6 Episode 11 Editor’s note 3 stars *** Photo: Christopher Saunders/SHOWTIME After last week’s grim build-up, where bold terms like “eating the heart of the dragon” were thrown around, finding out that Mike Prince just ran for president seemed like a huge disappointment. Don’t get me wrong, I understand it’s Billions‘ facing the nightmare that was the …

Read More »

Kalachakra manuals launched in Dharamsala : The Tribune India

Tribune press service Dharamsala, April 3 A series of Kalachakra commentary manuals, authored by Tibetan scholar Sherab Dhargye, was launched on Saturday evening at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) by Sikyong Penpa Tsering. Also present on the occasion were Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile Khenpo Sonam, Tenphel Kirti Rinpoche, Jado Tulku Rinpoche and Secretary Lobsang …

Read More »

Women should be more included in governance – Adegbenro

Apr. 03 (THEWILL) – Chief Adejare Adegbenro is a security expert, politician and businessman. In this interview with AYO ESAN, he talks about the state of the nation, the rotating presidency, the zoning system and the change of power, among other issues. Excerpts: What is your impression of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)? There …

Read More »

Happy Gangaur Teej 2022 Wishes and Greetings: Maa Gauri Images, HD Wallpapers, WhatsApp Status, Telegram Quotes and Goddess Parvati Photos for Gauri Tritiya Celebration

India, land of celebrations, is a mixture of different cultures. Different states have their own cultural impact and this gives us the opportunity to celebrate several festivals at once. Rajasthan celebrates Gangaur in a grand way, with great enthusiasm. Not only Rajasthan, but all states where Marwaris live, celebrate this festival with traditional customs and happiness. According to the Hindu …

Read More »

Will perform Hanuman Chalisa outside mosques if…: Warning from MNS leader Raj Thackeray | Latest India News

“Were there loudspeakers when the religion was founded? MNS leader Raj Thackeray said in his speech to Gudi Padwa, adding that he was not against prayers or any particular religion. Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Raj Thackeray said on Saturday he was not against any religion but members of his party will perform Hanuman Chalisa outside mosques if the state government …

Read More »

Kaua’i Buddhist Council Celebrates Buddha’s Birth on April 3

LIHU’E – Representatives of the Kaua’i Buddhist Council reported to Mayor Derek SK Kawakami on Wednesday that this year’s Hanamatsuri, or Birth of Buddha Services, will once again be hosted virtually through the Kaua’i Buddhist Council’s YouTube channel. , Sunday from 9:30 a.m. “Unfortunately, many of our members are in the high risk group of being affected by COVID-19,” said …

Read More »

Questions loom over donation of Tibetan thangkas to three US universities

On March 8, Skidmore, Vassar and Williams colleges jointly announced that they would collectively acquire more than 60 Tibetan thangkas in an “innovative collaboration” between their three university art museums, thanks to a generous donation from the Jack Shears collection. Thangkas – Tibetan Buddhist devotional paintings on scrolls of cotton and silk appliqué intended to guide monastic students in meditation …

Read More »

The CNA-IPS survey reveals a generational gap in opinions on the existence of racial discrimination, dealing with racism

TO DELETE OR NOT THE CMIO FRAMEWORK? Respondents were also asked a number of questions about whether the evolution of Singapore’s Chinese-Malay-Indian-Other (CMIO) racial framework would be good or bad for society. About half of all respondents thought none of these developments would make a difference. The researchers said the highest level of support was for Singapore to officially recognize …

Read More »

Explained: How the minority map plays out in Punjab

As the Center filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court saying that states, including Punjab where Hindus are in the minority, have also the power to declare communities as minorities on a religious or linguistic basis, The Indian Express examines how the issue has unfolded in Punjab and how politicians and legal luminaries in Punjab view it. 🗞️ Subscribe now: …

Read More »

The annual Lantern Parade will return after a 2-year hiatus

SEOUL, March 31 (Yonhap) — After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a large-scale lantern parade will resume next month on a grand scale as part of the annual Lantern Lighting Festival listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site to celebrate Buddha’s birthday, organizers said on Thursday. The Jogye Order, the country’s largest Buddhist sect, said this year’s …

Read More »

Canadian filmmaker tackles the cruelty of elephants in India

Asian elephants are highly revered in India, considered the embodiment of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh. But despite this, abuse of these magnificent creatures is widespread in temples in some parts of India. “During my visit to some of the temples in the state of Kerala, South India, I discovered that these sacred animals are being exploited for profit behind …

Read More »

Tibet will maintain prolonged stability and high-quality development (official)

Tibet will maintain prolonged stability and high-quality development, said Yan Jinhai, chairman of the People’s Government of Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Over the past 63 years, Tibet has made great progress after suffering so much, which fully demonstrates the incomparable superiority of the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics, Yan said Sunday night during a local TV speech at …

Read More »

UP’s Kushinagar Receives First Group of International Buddhist Delegations | Travel

As regular international flights resumed on Sunday after a roughly two-year hiatus induced by the coronavirus pandemic, a high-level Buddhist delegation from Vietnam and Thailand arrived at Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh. The delegation was led by the Most Venerable Thich Duc Thien, Vice President and General Secretary of the Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam through a special charter flight …

Read More »

The virus of hate and terror

The year 2020 will always be known as the year of the Coronavirus. The year 2022 may well be known as the year of The Kashmir Files as the film largely succeeded in bringing out the truth about another virus that surfaced in Kashmir in 1990. A truth that the powers that be have hidden from public view for over …

Read More »

Ivy League makes its presence felt in the men’s NCAAs

2022 NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS The Ivy League has a long tradition of swimming, with former US Olympians like Bobby Hackett, David Berkoff and Nelson Diebel, among others, all having called the Ivy League home. At the team level, Yale was a historic powerhouse under legendary coach Robert Kiphuth, winning four NCAA tag team titles between …

Read More »

Explained: What’s behind the new anti-India campaign in the Maldives?

On March 23, the Maldivian parliament accepted an emergency motion banning an opposition rally scheduled two days later in the capital Male. It had been summoned by former President Abdulla Yameen and his Progressive Party, and its ally, the National People’s Congress. 🗞️ Subscribe now: get Express Premium to access the best election reports and analysis 🗞️ The emergency motion …

Read More »

China upgrades military infrastructure along western border of Tibet and Xinjiang

NNA | Update: March 26, 2022 9:33 p.m. STI Lhasa [Tibet]March 26 (ANI): China, under the guise of internal and external security threats, upgrades its military infrastructure along the western border in Tibet and Xinjiang.New airports and heliports are built or modernized as a priority. Most of them will be military or dual-use installations. The air facilities are complemented by …

Read More »

Religious holiday ruined by Schenectady school administrators, students say

SCHENECTADY — The school district plans to make Holi, a Hindu religious celebration, a district-recognized holiday amid complaints from high school students and staff who say last week’s festival was marred by the actions from some administrators who sent mixed messages about respecting the school party. Commonly referred to as the “Festival of Colors”, Holi celebrates the arrival of spring …

Read More »

MPs expected to contribute Rs 5 crore each to MPLADS funds to help rehabilitate Kashmiri Pandits: AAP member

On Friday, AAP member Sanjay Singh suggested that all MPs contribute Rs 5 crore each from their MPLADS funds to help rehabilitate Kashmiri Pandits. Participating in a discussion in Rajya Sabha on a resolution proposed by BJP MP Rakesh Sinha urging the government to establish research foundations at state and district levels to revive the glorious tradition of ancient Indian …

Read More »

Three Muslim Americans sue over religious interrogation in connection with trip – The New Indian Express

By Associated press LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three Muslim Americans filed a lawsuit on Thursday alleging that U.S. border officials questioned them about their religious beliefs in violation of their constitutional rights upon returning from an international trip. The three men from Minnesota, Texas and Arizona sued Department of Homeland Security officials in federal court in Los Angeles. The lawsuit …

Read More »

Rights advocates urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet — Radio Free Asia

The UN human rights chief must include Tibet in the itinerary of her planned trip to China in May, human rights groups have told RFA. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet announced earlier this month that she had reached an agreement with the Chinese government for a visit “scheduled for May”. Although Xinjiang is expected to be a …

Read More »

Call to devote energies to the prosperity of the country

LAHORE: The new generation must be fully aware of the importance of Pakistan Day because the strength and prosperity of Pakistan must be the goal of all of us, to which we must devote all our energies. The senior professor of the Postgraduate Medical Institute, Prof. Sardar Muhammad Al-freed Zafar expressed these views while addressing the students at a prestigious …

Read More »

Kauaʻi taro farmers defend measure that could change Hawaiʻi’s water leasing process

Taro cultivation in Hawaiʻi is an ancient native Hawaiian tradition with modern challenges ranging from invasive species and predators to land loss and water loss. In the Waiʻoli Valley on Kauaʻi’s North Shore, a group of taro growers are pushing for potentially game-changing legislation for taro growers across the islands. Every day you’ll find 86-year-old Clarence Kaona, also known as …

Read More »

Making national polls participatory according to the 1990 model: council of unity

The Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council of Bangladesh is holding a press conference at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Tuesday. — New Age Photo Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council Secretary General Rana Dashgupta said on Tuesday that political parties should reach consensus on holding the upcoming general elections in a free, fair and participatory manner to …

Read More »

Shaheed-e-Azam run by Language Department, Ferozepur. Ceremony dedicated to the martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh ji

FEROZEPUR: Under the Secretary, Higher Education and Languages, Mr. Krishan Kumar and Joint Director, Department of Languages, Punjab, Dr. Under the direction of Veerpal Kaur, Department of Languages, Ferozepur, Shaheed-e-Azam S. A a ceremony dedicated to the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh was held at Guru Nanak College, Ferozepur Cantonment, Ferozepur District.The function started with ‘Dhanu Likhari Nanaka’ by the language …

Read More »

Cong will win Assembly polls if Naresh Patel joins party: Rathva

Gujarat Assembly Opposition Leader Sukhram Rathva, who was present at the tribal meeting at Kaprada in Valsad district on Monday, said if Naresh Patel joins the Congress, the party will win the elections in the Assembly of 2022. When asked if Patel, Chairman of the Khodaldham Trust led by Leuva Patidars, would join the Congress, Sukhram Rathva said: “Naresh Patel …

Read More »

The Lost Buddhist Kingdom of Khotan

Sources of Buddhist Traditions is a monthly chronicle of three of the leading digital resources for Buddhist research, texts and translation: Buddhist Digital Resource Center, The Treasure of Livesand 84000: Translating the words of the Buddha. Focusing on stories, texts, translation and teachers, the series will illuminate aspects of Buddhist practice, thought and tradition. One of the most fundamental teachings …

Read More »

Temple Upgrade Promise | Brimbank and North West

By Max Hatzoglou Braybook’s Quang Minh Buddhist Temple will be upgraded if the Labor Party wins the next federal election. Fraser MP Daniel Mulino and Opposition Critic for Multicultural Affairs Andrew Giles visited the temple last year to pledge $100,000 in funding. The proposed upgrade includes a new roof and improved accessibility for seniors and community members with disabilities. The …

Read More »

Ferrari top of the charts again would soon be great for Formula 1

Two hundred and thirty-eight victories. Fifteen World Drivers’ Championships. Sixteen constructors’ world championships. The team with all these accolades is Ferrari. The only team to be in Formula 1 continuously since the start of the World Championship in 1950, Ferrari is a brand revered around the world for its excellence in racing and in producing beautiful – and expensive – …

Read More »

SRM University signs MoU with HET

To facilitate staff training, in-depth faculty training and other workshops on inner wellbeing, SRM University Andhra Pradesh Campus on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Heartfulness Education Trust (HET) . The collaboration aims to promote preventive health care and mindfulness practices. HET advocates the integration of ancient tradition with modern scientific understanding through workshops, student internships, Heartfulness leadership conclaves/panels, …

Read More »

New book examines synergies between Judaism and Indian religions

Adelman visits an Indian temple. (Courtesy of Susan Adelman) Susan Adelman schedules presentations to present her impressions expressed in the book by exploring interreligious connections – from legends to customs to languages. Experiences gained from 20 trips to India and several times to Israel, combined with research gleaned from dozens of texts, enter the pages of Susan Adelman’s third book, …

Read More »

Buddhist Supplies Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, United States,- The latest report published by Verified Market Research Reports shows that the Buddhist supplies market is expected to grow strongly in the coming years. Analysts have studied market drivers, restraints, risks, and opportunities in the global market. The Buddhist Supplies market report shows the probable direction of the market in the coming years along with its …

Read More »

The “Nowruz Caravan” rings the Persian New Year before the festivities

Yusef JalaliTV press, Hamadan Tunes of happiness ring out as Iranians prepare to usher in the Persian New Year, known as Nowruz. A few days before the occasion, the Iranian city of Hamadan hosted folk music groups from different provinces to sing, dance and celebrate the ancient tradition of Nowruz, each ethnicity in its own style. Nowruz marks the beginning …

Read More »

What about anti-Hindu and anti-Sikh phobias, India asks at UN meeting on Islamophobia | Latest India News

The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday passed a Pakistan-sponsored resolution to declare March 15 the International Day Against Islamophobia, with India expressing concern over the rise in phobia against a religion at such a high level. level while excluding others. The resolution, presented by Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), was adopted by consensus. It …

Read More »

Industry Overview, Size, Share, Analysis, Growth and Forecast – The Bollywood Post

Indian religious and spiritual market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027”,religious and spiritual market in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.15% during the period 2022-2027. Religion is a set of practices, beliefs and organized systems related to the worship of a supernatural entity. Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity are commonly followed religions …

Read More »

Mountain Guide Services Market Trends by 2026 with Major Key Players – Mountain Trip, Extreme Expeditions, Himalayan Guides Nepal, Tibet Shengshan and International Mountain Guides

This Global Mountain Guide Service Market is an attempt to analyze the global opportunities in the field of the worldwide industry, its present capabilities and the potential of the selected countries and regions in the market. The report to businesses and companies provides a better understanding of their ability to invest in the market. The report provides the most critical …

Read More »

Obituary of Kikuko Tsukamoto (1920 – 2022) – Resident of San Jose, CA

Kikuko TsukamotoMay 8, 1920 ~ January 15, 2022Resident of San JoseKikuko Tsukamoto was born in San Francisco, California, where her parents owned a laundry business and where she spent her youth. She was the eldest of three children.Kikuko was Nisei, a second generation Japanese American. She spent her teenage and young adult years in Japan for education and to retain …

Read More »

‘The Kashmir Files’ reflects the harsh reality of the Pandit exodus

Mumbai: National award-winning filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri, who is preparing his new film ‘The Kashmir Files’ based on the Kashmiri Pandit exodus that took place in 1990, says making a film in India that has a political statement is difficult but he is fearless . The journey of the film began with the process of in-depth interviews with Kashmiri Pandits who …

Read More »

‘To free yourself from mental afflictions, you must study your mind’

Born in the remote village of Samagaun in Gorkha, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is one of the most renowned meditation teachers of his generation. His first book, ‘The joy of living’, was on the New York Times bestseller list and has been translated into more than 20 languages. Since then, he has written six more books. Recently Mingyur Rinpoche launched “Jiunuko …

Read More »

How Members of Three Religions Experience Discrimination in the Workplace Differently

Members of the world’s three major religions face discrimination in the workplace, but each experiences it differently, according to new research. Researchers from the Rice University Religion and Public Life Program (RPLP) drew their conclusions based on an analysis of 194 in-depth interviews with Muslim, Jewish, Christian and non-religious employees to determine how members of each group perceived their experiences …

Read More »

Explained: Mandal is down, Mandir-plus a blue chip

Mandal’s wheels turn slower and slower. One of the key lessons from the BJP’s victories in four states, and particularly in the crucial battleground of Uttar Pradesh, is this: of the two ambitious political projects that were launched almost simultaneously in the politically turbulent 1990s , Mandal and Mandir, while the second is well on its way to achieving its …

Read More »

63rd Anniversary of National Uprising Day Celebrated by Tibetans in Exile

By Tenzin Lekdhen DHARAMSHALA, March 10: The echoes of cries from 63 years ago in Lhasa against China’s invasion of Tibet still resonate in the streets today. Tibetans around the world marked the 63rd National Uprising Day today, filling the streets with anti-Chinese slogans and demands for human rights in Tibet. The Tibetan Government in Exile (CTA) held an official …

Read More »

Dalit Groups Demand Resignation of Karnataka BJP Minister Over Buddhism Comments

Sudhakar denounced Buddhism and claimed that “Brahmins saved India from the perils of Buddhism.” A coalition of Dalit organizations from Chikkaballapura district in Karnataka released a statement calling for the resignation of state health minister Sudhakar K on Wednesday, March 10. The statement, issued by Dalit Sanghatanegala Okkoota, Chikkaballapura, related to Sudhakar’s comments denouncing Buddhism and claiming “Brahmins have saved …

Read More »

SuperBlue Gets Hummingbird Gold at 2021 National Awards

News Sean Douglas 3 hours ago FILE PHOTO: Austin “SuperBlue” Lyons performs at the launch of the Downtown Carnival, Woodford Square, Port of Spain February 8, 2019. FIVE Calypsonians were among the recipients of the National Awards for 2021 presented Wednesday by President Paula-Mae Weekes at the President’s House, St Ann’s. They were Austin “SuperBlue” Lyons, Allan “Brother Mudada” Fortune, …

Read More »