Monthly Archives: November 2021

Chinese authorities restrict what Tibetan children learn about the Dalai Lama

[ad_1] Authorities in northwest China’s Qinghai Province have stepped up efforts to vilify the Dalai Lama, now interviewing Tibetan children to find out what their parents told them about the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, sources say. In the region. The new push expands efforts from 2017 to ban the display of photos of the Dalai Lama in private homes in …

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Hanukkah offers a lesson in addiction management

The eight-day Festival of Lights that begins Sunday night is a celebration of spiritual freedom that marks the triumph of a small group of the oppressed over a mighty army. But for Rabbi Michael Perice, the Hanukkah message strikes more deeply than that of an unlikely military victory over 2,000 years ago in the Land of Israel. The holiday commemorates …

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Bajrang Dal activists break into Christian prayer hall over conversion allegations

[ad_1] Amid the determination of the Karnataka government to introduce an anti-conversion law and the Christian community writing to the Chief Minister against it, a video surfaced on social media platforms allegedly showing Bajrang Dal members breaking into a prayer room and stopping a service halfway in Quartier Hassan on Sunday. The video also shows members of Bajrang Dal forcing …

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Tea Time – Chinadaily.com.cn

[ad_1] A woman of the De’ang ethnic group and her son from Yunnan province prepare traditional suancha, a fermented sweet and sour tea.[Photo provided to China Daily] Li Qiang, caretaker of a 120-year-old teahouse in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, considers his workplace to be home. For the deceased regulars, he always reserves a place, with a lit cigarette and …

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

[ad_1] American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten, center, and California Federation of Teachers president Jeff Freitas celebrate at UCLA on Nov. 17 after a labor agreement was reached with the University of California. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times) The era of college courses taught primarily by full professors, who devote time to research and academic activities in addition …

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An ancient tradition revived when the city’s Christmas lights come on

Redruth Wassail braved his traditional city pub crawl despite high wind and rain from Storm Arwen Despite very strong winds and persistent rain from Storm Arwen, knocking down trees, causing power cuts and creating travel chaos through Cornwall, a town was filled with music and color thanks to the revival of a ancient tradition. Redruth Wassail was first resurrected in …

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India faces threat of targeted bioterrorism

[ad_1] The threat comes mainly from Chinese and Pakistani establishments that pursue biological weapons. BENGALURU: The deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses were collected from bats in Nagaland by Chinese and US defense researchers in 2017. Any disgruntled, greedy, or brainwashed employee in a Any nation’s biological warfare can easily transmit deadly viruses to terrorists in an easy to carry vaccine …

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When art started out as a game

[ad_1] A distant day of an undetermined year, but still between 169,000 and 226,000 years ago, in Tibet, two children, perhaps as a toy, left their handprints, and even some of their feet, on the surface of a still modern limestone. They finished the work when the composition seemed to them satisfactory. They could not have imagined that in the …

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Who is afraid of the Indian constitution?

[ad_1] The Indian constitution is best regarded as the social contract for a new India. It is the only document that has reached intense debates, arguments and negotiations between all political currents within the Constituent Assembly – from members like KM Munshi, who clearly occupied the Hindu nationalist end of the spectrum, to the Muslim League, which occupied the other. …

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Rare and highly anticipated Native American restaurant debuts in Oakland

Inside Wahpepah’s Kitchen, the new Native American restaurant in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood, bright yellow shelves are stocked with jars of sumac berries, blue cornmeal, black beans, and other Indigenous ingredients. These shelves are “chef-owner Crystal Wahpepah’s interpretation of an Aboriginal pantry,” she says. All you see is what we harvest and cook. Despite its historical heritage, Native American cuisine is …

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Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel, BJP leaders greet Dawoodi Bohra leader on his birthday

[ad_1] The 78th birthday of Dr Syedna Alikader Mufaddal Saifuddin, religious leader (53rd Dai) of the Dawoodi Bohra community, was celebrated with great fervor in Surat on Wednesday and Thursday. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, State BJP Chairman CR Paatil, Interior Minister Harsh Sanghavi, BJP MP from Surat Darshana Jardosh and several BJP MPs were in the Devdi area on Wednesday …

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11 IFS agents from different parts of the country, who recently completed the mid-career training program in Lucknow, tested positive for Covid-19 | Dehradun News

[ad_1] Dehradun: Eleven of 48 IFS officers – who completed a week-long mid-career training program in Lucknow – have tested positive for Covid-19. The officers returned to the Indira Gandhi National Forestry Academy, based in Dehradun, last Sunday (November 21). To prevent further transmission of the virus, the Uttarakhand health service isolated the 11 infected agents in the former IGNFA …

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“Buddhism and the environment are one”: the venerable Yorn Seng Yeat

[ad_1] “Buddhism and the environment are one”: the venerable Yorn Seng Yeat Venerable Yorn Seng Yeat, Vice Chancellor of Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University (SBU) and Deputy Head of Sangha Municipal Council of Phnom Penh, recently led four pilgrimages on foot to 47 locations in the Oral Mountains covering 239 km in 17 days with 212 other participants to promote …

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This teacher was fired because of his sexuality

[ad_1] Laws already allow some schools to discriminate against LGBTIQ teachers. Craig Campbell is one of those who lost their jobs for what they are. High school teacher Craig Campbell received an email from the WA Teacher Registration Board indicating that after working for two years as a relief teacher at a Baptist college south of Perth, he had been …

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Paleozoic plymouths

This fall marks the 400th anniversary of a gathering in 1621 of members of the Wampanoag Nation and European settlers near Plymouth, Massachusetts. Historians are still debating the exact circumstances of the gathering, but the story inspired the modern American tradition of Thanksgiving, which was designated a national holiday by Abraham Lincoln in 1863. For many Native Americans, however, it …

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Women’s health in India – BORGEN

[ad_1] PALATINE, Illinois – In a country with five major religions, 29 states and more than 19,500 dialects, it is difficult to grasp the impact of cultural norms on society and public health today. India is incredibly complex and home to over 660 million women. It is also home to dangerous public health standards that impact women’s health in India. …

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Taste Tibet nominated for BBC Food and Farming Awards

[ad_1] A POPULAR Tibetan restaurant is about to find out if it has won a prestigious national award. In July, Yeshi Jampa and Julie Kleeman discovered that the restaurant had been nominated among three finalists for this year’s BBC Food and Farming Awards, in the category of Best Street Food or Take-Out. The nomination is a highlight after a year …

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Don’t Arouse AAC Passions: Yogi Adityanath

[ad_1] Calling AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi “an agent of the Samajwadi party”, Uttar Padesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday threatened to take “strict measures” against those “who want to stir up passions again” about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The CAA was promulgated by the BJP government at the Center to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, …

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The Politics of Hate | Voice

[ad_1] Through Frank wright, contributor to the CP editorial | Tuesday 23 November 2021 We live in a time when definitions are a major cultural battleground. In most cases, the battle is to redefine a meaning previously understood. Marriage, gender and social justice are obvious examples. But oddly enough, a little-noticed victim of the political correct battles over redefinitions is …

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Welcome to THE COMMONS – News and Views for Windham County, Vermont

BRATTLEBORO— “Evolving Traditions,” a new exhibit at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC), features the work of 15 Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers and six collaborating artists. Tom Bodett, Timothy Clark, Greg Goodman and Charles Shackleton led the creation of the exhibit, which is on view until February 13, 2022 and includes their work. The exhibit “highlights the creative …

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Understand why Prime Minister Modi announced the withdrawal of Farm Bills

[ad_1] The withdrawal of the three agricultural bills, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a speech to the nation, has sparked much debate. From estimating the motivations for this movement to observing the crystal, and from predicting collateral fallout to even predicting a political turn of events, there have been many analytical responses. But why go so far or …

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Thai temple cryptocurrency raises concerns

[ad_1] The decision of a Thai Buddhist temple to issue its own cryptocurrency has raised concerns among financial regulators in the predominantly Buddhist country where monks are known to deceive worshipers for financial gain. Wat Pa Mahayan, a monastery in the southern province of Trang, issued a cryptocurrency called Somdejcoin with over 66 million tokens available for purchase at a …

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FAU Researcher and Academic Partners with Krakow Academy of Fine Arts – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source of Information

The Florida Atlantic University Center for Body, Mind and Culture within the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is an interdisciplinary initiative dedicated to promoting the research, programming and teaching of subjects concerning the body-mind-culture link. Researchers at the center recently joined forces with the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland to launch a new “Center for …

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Leo Tolstoy’s Christian Buddhist Mashup

[ad_1] Leo Tolstoy died that day, November 20, 1910. He is one of those complicated, difficult, yet brilliant figures of one that could be called the harsh light of the divine. In his Confessions and other religious writings, he offers something that I have found to be an absolute delight. It’s sort of a mixture of Christian and Buddhist wisdom. …

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OPINION: Government must end religious discrimination in Irish schools

[ad_1] Schools should be welcoming places that allow all children and staff to feel included, not places where religious discrimination is allowed without being controlled. Through David Graham and Alison Moore, Equality in Education The debate over the role of religion in our education system has swirled for years. A growing number of families want to send their children to …

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Raven Tribe Members Look To The Past To Try To Alleviate COVID-19 Symptoms

Members of the Crow tribe have used traditional means to relieve symptoms of COVID-19. Crow Agency’s Noel Two Leggins created a tea that uses medicinal herbs like sage, bear root, and mint to soothe symptoms of COVID-19 in its tribal members. “The tribes of the Plains Indians and the people of this continent had to find, you know, natural medicines …

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Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrated with religious fervor

[ad_1] AMN / WEB OFFICE Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurpurab is celebrated with religious fervor across India and the world today. It marks the birth of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, who laid the foundation for Sikhism. This year marks the 552nd anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. On this day, devotees around the …

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The art of celebration: a thousand-year-old land has turned around

[ad_1] One of the most famous Chinese artists of the 20th century, Dong Xiwen, painted “The Land of a Thousand Years Turned Around” in 1963. It shows Tibetan serfs taking ownership of their own land and working for their own interests. After the founding of New China in 1949, the Chinese central government adopted a policy of peaceful liberation of …

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History based on UNHCR and Kontinentalist data reveals policy loopholes on Rohingya people | News | SDG Knowledge Center

[ad_1] The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and Kontinentalist– a data-driven storytelling studio in Singapore – collaborated to produce a data-driven visual story of the Rohingya Muslim minority from predominantly Buddhist Rakhine State in Myanmar, crossing the Andaman Sea in search of ‘a refuge in Southeast Asia. Visualizations, audio interviews, images and interactive maps use geospatial, quantitative and qualitative data …

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Religious Discrimination Bill Will Break State Equality Protections, Education Union Warns | australian politics

[ad_1] The Coalition’s religious discrimination bill could deprive states of the power to regulate the hiring practices of religious institutions, have warned equality advocates and the Independent Education Union. Equality Australia and the IEU have said that provisions in the bill designed to allow institutions such as schools to hire staff on the basis of faith could interfere with impending …

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A hot rod before its time: Ford’s model A, with a boost

Dominic Palazzolo occasionally shows up at auto shows and cruises, but he is far from a typical enthusiast. The elevated 1930 Ford Model A he drives is a “gow job,” a hot rod before the term “hot rod” was coined: a car built almost exclusively with mechanical components from the 1930s, but capable. to beat a lot of modern automobiles. …

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Muslims persecuted for faith in India, say families at US congressional briefing – Kashmir Media Service

[ad_1] Washington, DC, November 18 (KMS): Muslim prisoners of conscience jailed in India on false criminal charges continue to be beaten, tortured and other forms of violence for exposing the government’s persecution of religious minorities, said their families at a US Congressional Briefing titled “Prisoners of Conscience in India”. The Indian American Muslim Council said in a statement that participants …

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Buddhist objects recovered from the bed of the Baitarani river in Bhadrak

[ad_1] Bhandaripokhari: Several Buddhist objects, including pottery, were recovered on Tuesday from the bed of the Baitarani river in the region of Maninathpur (Chabisikuda) under the Bhandaripokhari block in the district of Bhadrak, which were handed over to the authorities of the Boudha Vihar museum in Sholampur on Wednesday. . According to a source, villagers led by researcher Biswamber Rout …

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“Fractured Himalayas” rightly puts Tibet at the center of the Indo-Chinese conflict

[ad_1] Arriving just before the 60th anniversary of the Sino-Indian war, Nirupama Rao’s Fractured Himalayas examines the 13 consecutive years leading up to 1962, a period that has shaped and constrained relations between the two countries since then. Combining a diplomat’s eye for negotiation and a historian’s ease with multi-faceted explanations, Rao’s book is sure to become required reading on …

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Principal par excellence – The Island

[ad_1] By Dr Upul Wijayawardhana “Since we are here in the Emerald Islands, let me quote the bard, William Shakespeare,” media darling and former president well known for his oratory, Barack Obama said at COP26 in Glasgow. While Scots in the audience would have found it insulting, to others it would have been hilarious! He was wrong on two points …

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Featured Italian in Cairo with the Art of Calligraphy – Culture

CAIRO – An Italian, Antonella Leoni, puts the Cairo art scene back in the spotlight with her first solo exhibition of works created on papyrus, combining Islamic culture, universalism of values ​​and Pharaonic tradition. The exhibition, scheduled from November 20 to December 4 in the Egyptian capital, is the most recent piece of artistic activity that had already been recognized …

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What would China’s counterinsurgency strategy look like?

[ad_1] From cybersecurity to maritime issues, the U.S. national security community has spared no effort in trying to figure out the future of the conflict with China. Except for one problem: counterinsurgency. Some already believe that insurgency rather than conventional warfare is the future of US-Chinese competition. And others argue that the deprioritization of counterinsurgency doesn’t mean the United States …

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Gotabaya’s Disappointing Presidency – The Diplomat

[ad_1] Advertising On November 18, Gotabaya Rajapaksa will finish his two years as President of Sri Lanka. He won a decisive mandate; Sinhala Buddhist nationalists, who constitute the majority of the island, voted overwhelmingly for him. However, his two years at the helm have been disappointing. In his electoral manifesto, Gotabaya promised to make Sri Lanka a “prosperous” country. But …

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Power in perpetuity? | Commonwealth Magazine

Unfortunately for the Chinese people, the contours of this space are constantly changing. The detention in 2015 of five activists who planned to protest against sexual harassment on public transport is one example. The CCP has long advocated for women’s equality, noting that they “hold half the sky.” But without even realizing it, these five activists had crossed a line. …

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Indian Sikh pilgrims to travel to Pakistan for Gurupurab

[ad_1] Indian Sikh pilgrims will travel to neighboring Pakistan for the Gurupurab, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday. As many as 1,500 pilgrims will travel to Pakistan from November 17-26 under the 1974 Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines in India-Pak, MEA said. They will visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Sri Panja Sahib, Dera Sahib, Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara Sacha …

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Dalai Lama says Chinese leaders ‘don’t understand’ diversity

[ad_1] TOKYO (AP) – Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said that Chinese leaders “do not understand the variety of different cultures” and that the ruling Communist Party’s penchant for strict social control can be detrimental. The 86-year-old Buddhist monk also said on Wednesday that he wanted to stay at home in India, where he has lived since …

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Union minister targets CM, links pollution to faith

[ad_1] Union Minister Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat pledged on Tuesday in the row not to allow Chhath Pooja on the banks of the Yamuna, saying the move amounted to a lack of respect for voters in Delhi. “Both Kejriwal and the Delhi government are shirking their responsibility to clean up the Yamuna. It is unfortunate that instead of cleaning …

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This serene new hotel in Bodh Gaya blends luxury with Buddhist spirituality

[ad_1] The design that eventually emerged celebrated not only the local climate, context, and materials, but also the five key virtues that underpin Buddhism: wisdom, courage, compassion, tolerance, and perseverance. (For anyone interested in learning more about this unique design story grounded in the principles of Buddhism, the main mandala is arranged on a sandstone plaque at the hotel entrance.) …

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The traditional craftsmanship of boiler making is reborn in Hamedan

TEHRAN – The area of ​​traditional boilermaking craftsmanship, which had almost fallen into oblivion, should be revived in the west-central province of Hamedan, the provincial deputy head of tourism said. With support for local workshops and the training of new artisans in this field, the field of forgotten crafts will be brought back to life, Hashem Mazaheri said on Monday. …

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Chhath Puja 2021 date, time and meaning

[ad_1] Chhath Puja is a four-day festival where devotees worship the sun god – Surya. Chhath Puja is also known as Surya Shashti, Chhath, Chhathi, Chhath Parv, Dala Puja, and Dala Chhath. The festival is mainly celebrated in Bihar, Jharkhand and the bordering regions of Uttar Pradesh. Chhath Puja 2021 begins on Monday, November 8, 2021 and ends on Thursday, …

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How India lost the territory of Arunachal where China built a village

[ad_1] Since 2017, China has built more than 600 border defense villages along the Himalayan border with India and Bhutan. While most of the villages under the “Xiaokang” (well-to-do) border villages program are on Chinese territory, some are located in areas belonging to India and Bhutan which have been under Chinese control for decades. At least one of these villages …

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How Hinduism incorporated Buddha and then moved away from religion

[ad_1] Buddha as the 9th Avatar of Vishnu. Keshava Temple, Somnathpur | Wikimedia Commons Text size: A- A + THinduism’s absorptive capacity is manifested in the Puranas, which created pantheons bringing together many gods and goddesses who were initially foci of independent worship. The incorporation of the Buddha as the avatara (incarnation) of Vishnu is often cited as an example …

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Be cautious and compassionate about religious exemptions from workplace vaccination mandates: experts

[ad_1] More and more employers are requiring staff, contractors and visitors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the workplace in the public and private sectors. However, there are always exceptions to the rule – and in some cases, those exceptions are personal and complicated. Healthcare workers in British Columbia must be vaccinated unless they are eligible for medical exemptions, …

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Legitimation of hate: The Tribune India

[ad_1] Rajesh ramachandran A DECENT bowler is selectively trolled for his religion; the greatest artist of our time being chosen for the same reason – something would have to be terribly wrong with our society to release so much venom upon itself. Have we always had it or have we stirred it up recently? Of course, group markers like religion, …

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Aftab Pureval, an Indian-Tibetan, elected mayor of Cincinnati

[ad_1] Nothing is permanent, therefore everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events, ephemeral or not, in the Buddhist world this week. Aftab Pureval, an Indian-Tibetan, was elected mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio Aftab Pureval, an Indian-Tibetan, won The Cincinnati mayoral race Tuesday, making him the first Asian American to be elected mayor of Cincinnati, and the first Tibetan-American …

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Two lessons from the Aryan Khan affair

[ad_1] In recent days, the print, electronic and social media have been concerned about the Aryan Khan affair. Without a doubt, this is due to the fact that he is the son of Hindi cinema superstar Shah Rukh Khan. In keeping with the current majority ethic in the country, Khan being a Muslim has become relevant. His nearly three-decade-old interfaith …

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It’s not weird, it’s crazy: farmers graze cows in thickets of trees

MYERSTOWN, PA – October ended on Nelson Martin’s dairy farm like a real fall, with windswept rains and the thermostat stuck in the 1940s as the first northeast of the season was turning. But a better picture awaits you next spring: cows gnaw the grass under rows of blossoming apple trees. Farmers like Martin are turning away from the idea …

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Gasoline Prices in Delhi Today Latest Live Update, Delhi Coronavirus Update Today Live, Delhi Diwali Celebration Updates, Quality Updates From air in delhi

[ad_1] A photo shoot on the Yamuna on Wednesday. (Special photo: Praveen Khanna) Live: New Delhi today Guests at the puja on the Gurgaon namaz site: Kapil Mishra, Yati Narsinghanand BJP leader Kapil Mishra will attend the Govardhan Puja, hosted by members of the Sanyukt Hindu Sangharsh Samiti, at Sector 12A site in Gurgaon where namaz was held every Friday. …

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Resolution introduced in US Congress to recognize the religious and historical significance of Diwali

[ad_1] A resolution has been presented to the US Congress to recognize the religious and historical significance of Diwali, the festival of lights. Indo-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi introduced a resolution to the United States Congress to recognize the religious and historical significance of Diwali. (Representative image) Indo-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi presented a resolution to the United States Congress recognizing the …

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leader of the Front presents his congratulations on the 40th anniversary of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha | Society

[ad_1] President of the Vietnam Homeland Front Do Van Chien Central Committee (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Do Van Chien addressed his congratulations to Buddhists nationwide on the 40th anniversary of the founding of Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha (VBS) (November 7, 1981 – 2021). In his congratulatory letter, Chien …

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Editorial: Showtime – Telegraph India

[ad_1] Critics of Mr. Modi alleged, not without reason, that his meeting with the Pope was another attempt by the PM to reap political dividends The Editorial Board | Posted 02.11.21, 01:47 AM Politics is rich in symbolism. But not all symbolic acts make sense. Consider Narendra Modi’s warm meeting with the Pope where the Prime Minister invited the papal …

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Guarding the forest: Zhong Tai resigns after 38-year career in lush Yunnan valleys

[ad_1] The black snub-nosed monkey, known as the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, lives in a narrow corridor that stretches from Mangkang County in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region to Yunlong County. , in southwest China. Photo: Courtesy of Peng Jiansheng The black snub-nosed monkey, known as the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, is a creature that lives in a narrow corridor stretching from …

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