Tibet encourages public to improve conservation

Tsultrim Tharchin works as an animal protector at a national reserve in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. He is not only an animal lover, but an expert in Tibetan antelope. “This is the season when Tibetan antelopes give birth, and I usually start my day early to patrol the reserve, observe once endangered species and see if they need help,” …

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The world needs to pay attention to global warming: Gyalwang Drukpa

New Delhi, July 18 Expressing concern over flash floods in West Germany and Belgium, an active Buddhist spiritual leader and globetrotting environmentalist, Gyalwang Drukpa said on Sunday that the world must pay attention to global warming. “We must pay attention to global warming and make stronger individual contributions to the world, so that our next generation does not have to …

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India is not just arranged marriage and curdled rice

While arranged marriages continue to find favor with many, the nature of them has changed in many ways today. The topic of social media discussion this week was the Emmy-nominated web series “Indian Matchmaking” in the Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program category. Indian Twitter got dizzy that a reality show about Indian arranged marriages could actually get an Emmy! While Indo-American …

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The Constitution is the North Star against which every action of the state, inaction must be judged: Justice DY Chandrachud

Supreme Court Justice DY Chandrachud said on Saturday that regardless of the government’s electoral legitimacy, the Constitution is the polar star against which the compliance of every state action or inaction should be judged. He also asserted that majority tendencies must be challenged in the context of “our founding pledge.” “Any semblance of authoritarianism, repression of civil liberties, sexism, casteism, …

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Cultural heritage on the Tibetan plateau: black pottery

Editor’s Note: The first season of CGTN’s “Music Voyage” live show ended on Friday. As the week-long project explores the authentic music and beautiful nature of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, the “Cultural Heritage on the Tibetan Plateau” series aims to offer an insight into some of Ganzi’s greatest cultural treasures. The latest episode in the series …

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Dunhuang frescoes debut in Chongqing for the first time

A visitor looks at the description of the Dunhuang frescoes at the China Three Gorges Museum in Chongqing, July 15, 2021. (Photo / Zhou Yi) The “Temple of Buddhism, Silk Road and Yangtze River – Dunhuang Frescoes” exhibition was held at the China Three Gorges Museum in Chongqing on Thursday. This is the first time that Dunhuang frescoes have been …

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Dismissal hearings held for two Grants Pass educators

Watch the meetings: https://zoom.us/j/2724620554 Update (07/15/21, 6:48 p.m.) – Rachel Damiano and Katie Medart’s employment with Grants Pass School District 7 has been terminated. Original story: GRANTS PASS, Oregon – The Grants Pass School Board decides the fate of two educators who allegedly sparked controversy while commenting on the LGBTQ + community. The Grants Pass School Board is meeting Thursday …

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