Monthly Archives: October 2021

Singapore’s new “foreign interference” law threatens to undermine free speech · Global Voices

The Singapore Parliament approved the Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill (FICA) on October 4, 2021. Photo by Ross Websdale on Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0), The Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill (“FICA”) was introduced in the Singapore Parliament on September 13. He was adopted three weeks later amid criticism that he contents broad and vague provisions that could be abused to stifle freedom …

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D&D: 10 tips for creating unique character stories

Everyone has done it at least once. In order to prevent the Dungeon Master from using his character’s past against him, players make their Dungeons and Dragons the characters have a tragic history and have motivated them by nothing more than the prospect of wealth. They give them dark, mysterious characters to fill a need to be nervous, or they …

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Pakistani government, TLP reaches agreement after long discussions – The New Indian Express

Through PTI ISLAMABAD: Pakistani government and banned group Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) reached agreement after protracted negotiations after days of violent protests by party members demanding release of party leader and expulsion of the French Ambassador, appointed the negotiating team by Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Sunday. Prime Minister Khan on Saturday tasked a group of influential clerics with talks …

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eternal truth and the Holy Spirit | Religion

The study of the Holy Spirit or the lack of study is a great controversy in Christianity. This subject is one of the main issues that divides us as Christians. The Holy Spirit teaches by the word that we are to be united and yet we are truly divided. As with any teaching, there seem to be extremes on this …

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Dharma, the future of human civilization

The recent series of violent attacks on Hindu homes, women, temples, shops, etc. increased religious radicalization in India’s immediate neighborhood, but also of the self-organized belief system, fueling such dangerous development across the world. Other recent events like the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan and the terror unleashed by Islamist groups like Al Shabab, Boko Haram, ISIS, Al Qaeda, etc., do …

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T20 World Cup: ‘There’s a reason we play on the pitch and they don’t’: Kohli slams online trolls, argues Shami | Locust

Virat Kohli, at a press conference ahead of the T20 World Cup match between India and New Zealand, slammed online trolls after point guard Mohammed Shami was abused online after the defeat of India. Ahead of India’s second T20 World Cup match against New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli slammed social media trolls with harsh words. His comments come in light …

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From popularity among Dalits to promoting tourism: the new life of Buddhism in India

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kushinagar International Airport. Eastern UP airport should serve the Buddhist tourist circuit. Since 2016, the Ministry of Tourism has been actively promoting India’s first transnational tourism circuit. The tour map includes Bodh Gaya, Vaishali and Rajgir in Bihar, Kushinagar, Sarnath and Shravasti in UP as well as Lumbini in Nepal. The story …

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Death Row Spiritual Advisors intervene in Supreme Court case

By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic Information Service WASHINGTON (CNS) – A Supreme Court case on November 9 argues that death row chaplains should have the final say. Specifically, they should be able to pray aloud with inmates and lay hands on them during executions, something John Ramirez, a death row inmate from Texas, is looking for. Ramirez, 37, was sentenced to …

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Universal prayer – Stabroek News

It surprises many visitors to this country that so many official functions, large and small, begin with a prayer. A few years ago, it was three prayers: one said by a Christian, one by a Hindu and one by a Muslim. This has now been contracted into a single “universal prayer” recited by someone from one of the religions on …

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Groups have campaigned against Faruqui, threatening theater owners.

Members of Bajrang Dal from Gujarat came to Mumbai, threatened the owner of the Rangshardha auditorium in Bandra which was to host the comedy show Munawar Faruqui, and had it canceled. Sources said Bajrang Dal members also threatened venue owner Borivali, who was also to host Faruqui, resulting in the show being canceled. The shows were to take place on …

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Geographic Growth Analysis of Global Ophiocordyceps sinensis Market 2021-2027 – Tibet Potala Biotechnology, Jinshuibao Pharmaceuticals, Shenhua Pharmaceuticals

MarketandResearch.biz recent world report Global ophiocordyceps sinensis market is expected to experience strong growth from 2021 to 2027. Market segments are analyzed on segmentation and local scene which will help to determine the augmented areas. It helps to seize market capacity opportunities, which can be applied for penetration functions across suppliers. The data focuses on studies of previous and modern …

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Plans for the Buddhist Peace Garden at Runcorn

PLANS have been submitted to establish a Buddhist peace garden and meditation space in Runcorn. Wat Phra Singh UK, a charity that operates a Buddhist temple and medicine center on High Street in the Old Town, has submitted proposals to convert the land on Waterloo Road. The charity took over the Waterloo Hotel in 2013 and has over 2,000 registered …

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SENIOR LANDSCAPING ARCHITECT – Los Angeles, CA, US | Works

Studio William Hefner is looking for a Licensed Senior Landscape Architect to join our team. The successful candidate will manage the landscape team including design, planning, landscape architecture, as well as leading the landscape studio with a management vision ensuring profitability and sustainability. They will lead assignments in all disciplines interacting with architecture studios, while providing landscape architecture design experience, …

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Executives need opposites in their ranks

“I wanted to meet you outside the office to tell you… your brown nose is getting worse.” Shutterstock In the classic novel Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky lets the villainous villain of his story offer special insight into what makes the urge to compliment their superiors so pervasive among the helpless and so alluring to the powerful. Svidrigailov, the familiar …

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The candidate for the ambassador of religious freedom passes in front of the Senate …… | News and reports

A Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Tuesday considered the appointment of Rashad Hussain as President Joe Biden’s roving ambassador for international religious freedom. Hussein’s confirmation would make him the first Muslim to hold the post. Hussain has held several positions in the Obama administration, serving on the National Security Council, as associate attorney for the White House and as …

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climate change crisis: the Tibetan plateau in the spotlight at the COP26 summit | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

Representative image (Xinhua / Li Mangmang / IANS) To adapt to the effects of climate change affecting the Tibetan Plateau – the ‘third pole’ of the world – a group of Tibetans will explain its role in the global climate system and why it should be part of the conversation during the next two Nations Weeks United conference, COP26, in …

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Our children don’t need a “deshbhakti” program

In the age of competitive hyper-nationalism and demonstrative patriotism, it’s hard not to be some sort of “deshbhakt”. Yet, as a teacher and perpetual wanderer, I urge my students not to be the bhakt of any particular deity, be it a nation, political doctrine, or organized religion. My fear is that a bhakt often loses the ability to decondition his …

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Karnataka government orders “Gau-Puja” in the temples of Deepavali

The government of Karnataka has ordered the practice of “Gau-Puja” (cow worship) in all temples under the Department of Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Foundations of Karnataka on the occasion of Deepavali on November 5. The order orders all the temples under the endowment department to celebrate the worship of cows in the temples of “Balipaadyami” between 5:30 pm and …

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Shrinking space for religious minorities in Sri Lanka – the diplomat

Advertising Two reports on religious freedom violations in Sri Lanka released less than a week apart demonstrate growing concern over human rights and interfaith relations on the island. A major UK religious freedom group and a US government special committee have both painted an increasingly problematic scene. Countries concerned about minority rights in Sri Lanka should engage Colombo on the …

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Enright aims for recall with Tibetan stable newcomer | Bendigo Advertiser

sport, local-sport, Tibetan, Enright, Cffey, Bendigo, Cup, Majestic, Golden Mile, New Zealand FRESH from a first win earlier this month with stable newcomer the Tibetan, Bendigo coach Matthew Enright hopes to repeat the dose on his hometown cup day. The former New Zealand galloper produced a welcome turnaround by winning for the first time in over 12 months at Echuca …

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Opt for heritage and chic this festive season with world-famous and coveted luxury jewelry brands Amrapali Jewels and Legend Amrapali.

Luxurious jewelry from the house of Amrapali is fashioned in elegant components personifying the heritage of India with a modern eclectic touch. Amrapali is the finest reflection of India’s unrivaled jewelry traditions and extraordinary craftsmanship, making it the perfect jewelry choice for the Diwali holiday season. Renowned for its iconic pieces and rare craftsmanship, Amrapali Jewels harmonizes classical tradition with …

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Uniqueness, greatest strength of Indian culture: Gadkari at the interfaith conference: The Tribune India

Nagpur, October 25 Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on “Global Challenges for Community Harmony and the Role of India” at the National Interfaith Conference hosted by the Lokmat media group on Sunday to celebrate the Golden Jubilee …

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Tibetan women raise awareness of domestic violence and stress that “abuse is no excuse”

Carrying banners and wearing T-shirts with slogans such as “Silence protects violence” and “Abuse is no excuse,” Tibetan women held an event on Sunday to raise awareness of domestic violence in Dharamsala. . The Tibetan Central Administration (CTA) Women’s Empowerment Office of the Tibetan government-in-exile and the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) jointly organized the campaign in the main square of …

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From love songs to kurta advertisements, Urdu is popular with Indians. Why do Hindutva’s followers hate him so much?

Even by the criteria of Hindutva outrage, what happened on Tuesday looked ludicrous: Some Indians, including top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, were angry that clothing brand FabIndia had named a Diwali collection in urdu. They claimed that the Urdu language simply cannot be associated with a Hindu festival. A nervous FabIndia quickly withdrew the publicity for the collection …

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Back to the roots | The Guardian Nigeria News

Dressed in the tradition of local hunters, we set out on our journey to Iju-Odo, the famous town by the famous river where fish with incredible descriptions enjoy the largesse of the Almighty. Iju-Odo was once a thirty-minute drive from Akure. But at that time, the river was not that big. And the fish weren’t so ginormous or so wonderful …

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Will South Asia Go Blind?

Borders define countries. Boundaries cannot contain people. The history of the world has many examples of large numbers of people migrating from one country to another. The 20th century was – and now the 21st century is – remarkable for migration. There is a body called the International Organization for Migration (IOM) which is part of the United Nations system. …

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Kushinagar International Airport inaugurated by Narendra Modi

Nothing is permanent, therefore everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events, ephemeral or not, in the Buddhist world this week. Inauguration of Kushinagar International Airport, site of the Buddha’s death Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh as part of the government’s efforts to promote India’s Buddhist heritage. The …

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Modi’s Islamophobic policies worsen conditions for Rohingya refugees in India

NEW DELHI — After decades of persecution in Myanmar, culminating in the genocidal army crackdown in 2017, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have sought refuge around the world. Many of those who have fled are struggling to resettle in their countries of asylum, particularly in India, where nearly 17,000 Rohingya live in refugee camps. Many say the opportunities and …

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Boston Celtics face Chinese media ban after Kanter’s comments on Tibet

Dissemination of the Boston Celtics of National Basketball Association (NBA) was cut in China, after comments made by one of the team’s players about Tibetan sovereignty. Describing Chinese President and Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party Xi Jinping as a “brutal dictator”, “Celtics center player” Enes Kanter detailed that he had a message for the national leader and his “henchmen”. …

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Inaugural flight to Kushinagar cements eternally binding Indo-Lankan Buddhist bond – Eurasia Review

By Sugeeswara Senadhira An inaugural flight from Colombo to India’s newest international airport, Kushinagar, landed on October 20 to mark the official opening of the airport by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The flight carried 150 dignitaries, including the most senior Buddhist monks of the four nikayas (sects) and the son of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, Cabinet Minister Namal Rajapaksa, …

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Is “Wakeism” an Abrahamic religion in its essence and practice?

A while ago I read a viral tweet from a teenager at Delhi University claiming that the farmers in Punjabi are from a lower caste and therefore the government is not listening to them. None of the admirers of this tweet seemed too concerned that Punjab farmers are the most dominant caste in Punjab, far more than any other caste …

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China forces Tibetan nomads to transfer ownership of their land to government

(Photo: Tiber Vista) Beijing – Chinese authorities in Qinghai Province are forcing Tibetan nomads to sign an agreement that transfers ownership of their traditional lands to the government. These nomads live almost the same way their ancestors lived centuries ago, tracking and raising cattle on the lush grasslands of the Tibetan Plateau, but Chinese authorities are now preventing these nomads …

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Tension at Sankisa Buddhist pilgrimage site in UP after saffron flag was removed from temple

Tension reigned in the Sankisa Buddhist pilgrimage area on Wednesday when some people tore a saffron flag from a temple and hoisted the Buddhist “panchsheel flag”, triggering a violent protest. The incident happened during “Dhamma Yatra” by Buddhist pilgrims. Some people climbed the Bisari Devi temple, located on the disputed mound in the Sankisa Buddhist pilgrimage area, and lowered the …

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Letter from the school principal: “We must do better”

Principal of Paso Robles High School” width=”472″ height=”313″ srcset=”https://pasoroblesdailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/anthony-overton.jpg 600w, https://pasoroblesdailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/anthony-overton-300×199.jpg 300w, https://pasoroblesdailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/anthony-overton-200×133.jpg 200w” sizes=”(max-width: 472px) 100vw, 472px”/> Anthony Overton, Principal of Paso Robles High School. A letter to Bearcat families, students, faculty, staff and the community: Every day we strive to make Paso Robles High School a safe and welcoming environment where students can prepare for college, career and …

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Recuérdame ofrenda exhibition 27-30 oct.

Linda Leal and Marie Levy prepare Pan De Muerto in the cafeteria of the Lonnie Gillespie Memorial Annex. The Atascosa County Historical Commission invites the public to the Dia de Los Muertos exhibit from October 27-30. LISA LUNA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS Long after our loved ones have left, we often keep their memories close to our hearts. A special cultural …

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Borders Too Far | The times of Arunachal

Road leading to the border town of Anini. PC: Moji Riba Mobility for all? [ Tongam Rina ] It is rare for ordinary Arunachalees to reach the last Indo-Tibetan border crossings unless invited by the Indian military on formal occasions like peacetime border meetings with China. Clearances are extremely difficult to obtain and most of the time you don’t know …

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President and Prime Minister greet Buddhists in Pravarana Purnima

In separate messages they wished success to all festival programs President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted Buddhists on the occasion of their second largest religious holiday, the sacred “Pravarana Purnima” and the “Kathin Chibar Dan” (yellow robe offering ceremony) of a month that begins on Wednesday. In separate messages on Tuesday, they wished all festival programs …

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Rastafarian high school student in Ghana struggles to keep his hair

Tyrone Iras Marhguy had to make a difficult decision after being accepted into the high school of his choice: his faith or his education. An official from the elite Achimota school in Ghana told the teenager that he should cut off his dreadlocks before enrolling. For Marhguy, who is Rastafarian, cutting his dreadlocks is not negotiable so he and his …

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Scary Irish Halloween Stories from Ireland’s Best Seanchaí

The best scary Irish Halloween stories from the country’s favorite storyteller, Eddie Lenihan. Are you looking for something scary but very Irish to get you in the mood for a scary night for All Saints? “Tell Me A Story with Eddie Lenhian” is a fantastic podcast featuring Ireland’s favorite storyteller and is packed with wonderful old Irish tales and folklore …

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Jim Crow Hindutva | Indian express

To identify the core of BJP politics since 2019, I would like to introduce a new concept: Jim Crow Hindu Nationalism. This concept allows us to distinguish the current politics of the BJP from how the party exercised power when it last ruled Delhi. Equally important, the concept also reveals how BJP’s India is different from Nazi Germany, to which …

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Pradhan pleads for the inclusion of Odisha in the Buddhist circuit

It is “unfortunate” that Odisha, with its extremely rich Buddhist traditions and shrines, has not been included in the Buddhist circuit as part of the Swadesh Darshan program, the Union Education Minister said, Dharmendra Pradhan, while calling for the inclusion of the state in the program. In a letter to Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy, Pradhan listed Odisha’s immense potential …

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Aerial view of Lhasa river in Tibet

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 16, 2021 shows the landscape of the Lhasa Valley in Linzhou County, Lhasa City, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. (Photo: Chinese Press Service / Jiang Feibo) The Lhasa River, also known as the Kyichu River, which means happiness in Tibetan, is the main tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo River. It is one of the tallest …

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Science brings us closer to our ancestors

This image in large format store (openPR) Regarding the topic of ancestors, there are currently new scientific findings. Epigenetics, for example, which examines the legacy of experiences, shows that we not only inherit genes but also traumatic experiences from our ancestors and that these are passed down over four generations. Bianca Maria Seidel An expert in the work of ancestorsIt …

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Saved from ISIS net in 2017, young Kashmiri slips again and lands in prison

After being rescued from the clutches of Turkey’s banned ISIS terrorist group in 2017, Afshan Parvez was found to be a sleeper cell of a terrorist cluster in Jammu and Kashmir that promotes the armed crusade against the country’s sovereignty. officials said here. on Sunday. Parvez, a resident of downtown Khanyar, was 21 when he was rescued from Ankara, after …

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Top Tibetan official transferred to central CCP leadership in Beijing

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMHALA, October 17: The chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), Che Dalha, or Qizhala, has reportedly been transferred to Beijing by the Central Chinese Communist Party for a post in the national legislature ahead of the top leadership reshuffle next year, according to the report. Economic times. The new top TAR official will likely be appointed …

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Ken Bridges Quanah Parker lived between two different worlds

Quanah Parker became a respected leader of the Comanche nation at the end of the Plains Indian Wars. He has spent much of his life caught between two worlds. He was the son of a white settler and a Comanche chief. And he had to lead his tribe in the difficult transition from their ancient traditions to life on the …

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MINUTE HISTORY OF TEXAS: The famous chef Comanche | Columns

Quanah Parker became a respected leader of the Comanche nation at the end of the Plains Indian Wars. He has spent much of his life caught between two worlds. He was the son of a white settler and a Comanche chief. And he had to lead his tribe in the difficult transition from their ancient traditions to life on the …

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Bangladesh steps up security as violence targets Hindu festival

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Paramilitary forces spread across much of Bangladesh on Friday to help curb the worst community violence in years targeting members of the Hindu minority as they celebrated their biggest annual religious holiday. At least four people have been confirmed dead and more than 100 injured since Wednesday as violence spread across the country over allegations that a …

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Religion and G-20: With faith you can move mountains

The Group of 20 Economic Summit will bring together the leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies in Rome at the end of this month. Presidents, prime ministers, financial leaders and experts will come together to explore and solve the global problems facing the peoples of the world through the lens of the economy. The outlook is cloudy, however, as …

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Image of mangrove honey collector wins photography competition

Mangrove forests are among the most undervalued and fragile ecosystems on the planet. But these wetlands are of enormous environmental importance; they help fight climate change by absorbing far greater levels of carbon dioxide than interior forests, provide habitat for many species of wildlife, and protect the world’s tropical coasts and the people who live along them. these. The Mangrove …

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Caution to accused in case under freedom of religion law: Gujarat HC refers to suspension of provisions, SC observation on exercise of powers

Gujarat High Court, while granting bail to four defendants as an interim measure in joint petition by plaintiff and defendants for consensual annulment of first FIR filed under the law 2021 on Religious Freedom (Amendment) of Gujarat, refers to a divisional court order in August that suspended the application of several articles of the amended law. The court also referred …

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The ‘Great Conversion’ and 22 wishes from Ambedkar

On October 14, 1956, Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar converted from Hinduism to Buddhism. This date is believed to be associate with the conversion of Emperor Ashoka to Buddhism. The day is also known as the Great Conversion or Mass Conversion or Dharma Deeksha. About 3,80,000 people belonging to the so-called “lower castes” among Hindus embraced Buddhism that day in Nagpur, Maharashtra. …

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5th Annual Scottsdale Dia de Los Muertos Art Installation Experience with “Noche de Muertos” Performance Evening Announced

The Scottsdale Dia de Los Muertos or SDDLM Celebration returns as the only seven-day interactive art-themed Dia de Los Muertos celebration this fall, with just one night of performances. LORE Media & Arts and the Old Adobe Mission present the 5th edition Los Muertos Scottsdale Dia Art Installation Experience, a seven-day interactive event celebrating the rich and ancient traditions of …

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The Mystical Mahasiddhas of Buddhism and Their Odisha Connection

Odisha is well known as a great seat of Buddhism, especially of the Tantric genre. The Buddhist sects of Mahayana, Vajrayana, Kalachakrayana, etc. include Tantra as a major ingredient. However, this was not the case at first – Tantra was a later development in the history of Buddhism. The gradual development of philosophies and the addition of layers led to …

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The Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation partners with the University of Toronto | Business

NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 12, 2021– Foreshadowing a dynamic era for Iranian studies, the Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation today announced an innovative multi-year partnership between the University of Toronto and the Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation. This new alliance will be dedicated to sharing with the world exciting new research in two key areas – Iranian women poets and Iranian …

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Oak Native American Gallery has history on display

AKRON, Ohio – Indigenous Peoples Day took place on Monday, October 11. What would you like to know The Oak Native American Gallery features a large collection of artifacts from across the country Native American artists are in the spotlight The gallery is open to the public It was a day to celebrate Native American history and culture. At the …

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How Poh Ling Yeow Reconciled His Malaysian Identity Through Food

— Explore the Malaysian flavors of Australia with Adam Liaw and Poh Ling Yeow in Adam & Poh’s Malaysia in Australia, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays on SBS Food and SBS On Demand from October 7, with subtitled versions available to stream on SBS On Demand in Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean. For recipes, articles and more, visit the …

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Job advertisement: Assistant Director of Project Management – Mechanical Engineering

The description: The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), a leading urban research university with an operating budget of more than $ 3.4 billion, is looking for an experienced professional to fill the position of Deputy Director of Management Project Manager – Mechanical Engineering within the Project Management Unit of the Planning Office. , Sustainable development and project management. UIC …

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Fall in love with letters: exploring letter writing novels

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Derived from the Greek word episto, meaning letter, epistolary novels are stories composed mainly of letters. In recent years, this genre has expanded to include books with emails, diary entries, and other material. Aphra Behn’s love letters between a nobleman and her sister …

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Eoin Morgan trusts KKR supreme order to deliver against RCB

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan can’t help but marvel at the ‘fantastic turnaround’ his team have achieved in this edition of the Indian Premier League, virtually reversing their game to emerge strong contenders for a third IPL title. As the two-time champions take on the Royal Challengers Bangalore led by Virat Kohli at Sharjah Cricket Ground later on Monday, …

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Calls to end the world’s most coveted climb

It has been a difficult few years for Mount Everest thanks to climate change, the coronavirus and desperate climbers. Climbing to the highest point in the world has been the ultimate dream of many hikers, ever since Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1953. But calls are growing for the way Mount Everest …

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