Monthly Archives: May 2022

Williams to speak at Thomas Academy graduation

LAKE WACCAMAW — Elizabethtown-based pastor Jason Williams will be the guest speaker at the 2022 Thomas Academy graduation ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. on June 11 in the Leamon Rogers Memorial Chapel on the Boys and Girls campus. North Carolina homes. The public is invited to attend this celebration of the 18 graduates representing the Thomas Academy Class of …

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Gyanvapi Mosque panel urges Varanasi court to dismiss lawsuit, next hearing in July

The Anjuman Intezamia Masajid, the committee that runs the Gyanvapi Mosque, on Monday urged the Varanasi District Court to reject the women’s petition seeking the right to worship Maa Shringar Gauri on the exterior wall of the mosque compound, saying that the women’s complaint had been filed in “individual capacity” could not apply to their “prayer for all Hindus and …

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HT This day: June 02, 1974 — Dy. Minister involved | Latest India News

According to official sources, a plot to assassinate the teenage Bhutanese king Jigme Singye Wangchuk was foiled recently. Thirty people, including Deputy Home Minister Phuntsho Dhondup, Tibetan Refugee Rehabilitation Officer Kungo Lhedhing, Royal Bhutan Police Commander Dada, prominent citizen Tamshing Wangdi, commonly known as “Tortola”, were arrested in this context. A large amount of weapons and ammunition, including hand grenades, …

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Catholics and Buddhists must be builders of a “culture of peace”

Francis welcomes a delegation of Buddhist leaders from Mongolia on their first official visit to the Vatican. They were accompanied by the Apostolic Prefect of Ulaanbaatar, Monsignor Giorgio Marengo. In a time of conflict, they look to the example of Jesus and Buddha “the first builders of peace and promoters of non-violence”. May 30, 2022 VATICAN CITY: In a world …

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The Sunday profile: father, son and “sacred costumes”

On May 17, Vishnu Shankar Jain, the lawyer appearing on behalf of the petitioners seeking the right to worship in the Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi, told the Supreme Court that the hearing will have to be postponed since his father and fellow lawyer Hari Shankar Jain was indisposed. Although a battery of seasoned lawyers – from Solicitor General of India …

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An exhibition showcases the illustrious history of Mount Qomolangma

LOS ANGELES – Climbing rope found with the remains of British mountaineer George Mallory, who took part in the first British expedition to Mount Qomolangma, known as Mount Everest in the West, in the early 1920s , to one of the first oxygen sets ever employed in high altitude climbing, an exhibit held at the Bowers Museum in Southern California …

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Indian texts never valued acts of desecration as glorifying God

The latest controversies around Gyanvapi, Qutb Minar and the Mathura Mosque have revived the accusation that Hindus have committed violence against Buddhists and Jains in the past. Evidence of such violence comes from a few errant references in the Divyavadana where Pushyamitra Sunga allegedly hunted down Buddhist monks and a few references that tell us that the Huna ruler Mihirakula …

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Chief of Party Central African Republic Regional Mechanism for the Consolidation of Peace and the Fight against Corruption

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Saving medicinal plants, a village cause in Indonesia

Residents of the Sumatran village of Muara Jambi strive to preserve their ancient practice of growing and using medicinal plants. The village is also home to an ancient Buddhist temple complex which may be linked to the herbal medicine tradition, but some fear government plans to restore the site could threaten the plants growing there. Other threats come from oil …

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China urges Nepal to adopt one-China policy

Amid a wave of arrivals from the United States and recent meetings by a senior official with Tibetan refugee leaders in Kathmandu, Beijing has, albeit indirectly, let Kathmandu know that Nepal’s policy of ‘one China should not be affected by any other factors, internal or external. During the 14th meeting of the Nepal-China Bilateral Consultative Mechanism, according to at least …

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Disability inclusion is ‘missing’ in health care, says researcher

SAN FRANCISCO — Something as simple as taking a Covid-19 test can be complicated for Joshua Miele, senior accessibility researcher at Amazon. Miele is blind. When he got his rapid test results at the STAT Health Tech Summit in San Francisco on Tuesday morning, the clinician handed a sheet of paper with his result not to Miele, but to a …

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The Great Exodus OE: Is there a good reason young Kiwis should stay?

Dileepa Fonseka is a Business and Politics Stuff Writer. OPINION: There are few things more embarrassing than being the last person dancing at a party after the music has stopped and everyone has moved on. Many New Zealanders are going through this right now as our social calendars fill with drinks, Facebook feeds are flooded with photos of people in …

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A strange relationship with Zhou Yongkang

The disgraced former member of the Politburo is currently serving a life sentence for corruption. Was his downfall linked to the death (or murder) of the famous monk? by Lopsang Gurung Tenzin Delek Rinpoche (from Weibo) and Zhou Yongkang (credits). In January this year, Bitter Winter reported on the persecution of relatives of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, the charismatic Tibetan monk …

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Global cultures have always worshiped and feared women | Smart News

Painting by Judy Chicago from 1985 Creation shows a woman giving birth to the world. Trustees of the British Museum In ancient Rome, a group of young women known as the Vestal Virgins maintained the eternal flame who burned in the Forum’s Temple of Vesta, a potent symbol of their civilization’s legitimacy and political power. While they completed their 30-year …

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PUC-II history book review likely to cause stir amid Karnataka’s program row

Bengaluru: Ruling BJP party’s move to have PUC-II history textbooks reviewed by textbook review committee headed by reportedly right-wing writer Rohit Chakratheertha is likely to create a stir in Karnataka. The development comes at a time when the revision of Kannada language textbooks from 1 to SSLC (grade 10) and social studies textbooks from 6th to 10th grade has sparked …

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Why Some Ancient Societies Were More Unequal Than Others

This kind of first-degree offspring is extraordinary, having only been cited in royal families of the past led by god-kings such as the Egyptian pharaohs seeking to maintain a pure dynastic lineage. (It is known, for example, that Akhenaton married his eldest daughter, Meritaton, and much later Ptolemy II married his sister, Arsinoe II – hence his nickname, “Philadelphus” or …

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Technology for the good of humanity, it should not shape us: Ram Madhav

With the growth of technology beyond ‘red lines’ there must be intervention to contain it for the longer term good of humanity and today India can play this role for the world, RSS leader and Indian Foundation board member, Ram Madhav, said Sunday. Madhav, during the closing session of the three-day Conclave of Indian Ideas, said that the topic of …

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US Special Envoy Calls Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

NNA | Update: May 22, 2022 10:26 a.m. STI Kathmandu [Nepal], May 22 (ANI): US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Uzra Zeya visited Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at his residence on Sunday. The Prime Minister attended the visiting US delegate and the duo held discussions on ways to strengthen Nepal-US relations and other issues. “It was a pleasure …

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Government of Odisha destroy Buddhist heritage, monuments: Gyanendra

Government of Odisha destroy Buddhist heritage, monuments: Gyanendra Bhubaneswar, May 21 (UNI) The government of Odisha has plotted to destroy the rich Buddhist monuments and heritages located on Sukhuapada hill of Lalitgiri in Jajpur district, Bharatiya Mahabodhi samiti, National Vice President Arya Kumar Gyanendra said on Saturday . Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, Gyanendra alleged that the government had …

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NIGERIA’S AMAZING MATHEMATICS | THIS DAY LIVE

Whoever emerges as next president should be pitied, writes Fredrick Nwabufo Expectations are high. Well Named. 2023 has been described as a breakthrough year for Nigeria. Citizens are looking for change. Things have to change. The current socio-economic drift must be stopped. But we have to be pragmatic with our expectations. Good things don’t come easily. No individual can turn …

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Every sport in the game, ranked

Earning instant rave reviews when released in late April 2022, Nintendo Switch Sports has finally filled the void left by the absence of Wii Sportss, allowing gamers to use the Joy-Cons as motion controls to compete in a series of interactive sports competitions. The game features six distinct sports for players to exercise and increase their heart rate including badminton, …

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China has failed to win the trust of the Tibetan people: Dalai Lama

Nobel laureate and Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said that despite China’s best efforts, the People’s Republic of China has failed to win over the Tibetan people and transform their minds. Instead, the thinking of the Chinese people themselves is rapidly changing, he said during a meeting with US special coordinator for Tibetan issues Uzra Zeya on Thursday at …

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Three-Day International Vadnagar Conference: Relics from Vadnagar, Taranga Confirm North Gujarat as a Major Buddhist Center

Discoveries of Buddhist remains at Vadnagar and Taranga in the light of Xuanzang’s (Hiuen Tsang) travels to Gujarat in 641 CE by the State and Central Departments of Archeology have confirmed that northern Gujarat was once an important region which provided a solid foundation for the development of many Buddhists. centers, experts said. Detailed discussions during the three-day international Vadnagar …

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Sexual abuse complaint filed against Oklahoma City Catholic School

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Ten current and former students of Mount St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Oklahoma City and six parents or guardians are suing the private school, alleging it fostered “a culture of rape” for more than 10 years. School officials have known since 2011 that female students have been victims of rape and sexual assault by students, …

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Why the marriage register must evolve after marriages

Placeholder while loading article actions In March, Jé Judson was about to complete her doctorate in public health and sent her friends a link to a registry to celebrate. Compiled on Zola, a popular wedding registry website, it was full of random and practical things: gardening supplies, new luggage, a “funds” option for friends to help her attend college lectures. …

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Anti-conversion law comes into effect in Karnataka state

By Express press service BENGALURU: Karnataka Governor Thaawar Chand Gehlot on Tuesday gave his assent to the Karnataka Religious Freedom Protection Ordinance 2022, or Anti-Conversion Bill. With this, the law to control forced conversions came into force in the state amid opposition from the Christian minority community. The order signed into law by the governor on Tuesday contains all the …

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Tibetans forced to relocate to make way for Chinese power plant — Radio Free Asia

Residents of a Tibetan village in northwest China’s Qinghai province are being forced from their homes to make way for a government-commissioned hydroelectric power station, and monks living in a nearby monastery have also ordered to leave, according to Tibetan sources. Monks at Atsok Gon Dechen Choekhor Ling Monastery in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Tsolho (in Chinese, Hainan) have …

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Cutting-Edge Fundraising Panel Adds Grantmaking Knowledge to Innovative Buddhist Conference

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism today announced a unique Sponsors Panel in which foundation representatives will share their missions and grantmaking processes for “The Future of American Buddhism” conference, June 2 – 5, at the Garrison Institute, New York. The conference, co-organized by Naropa Universitybrings together Buddhist and Buddhist thought …

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Take a stand against Islamophobia

Stroud District Council has taken a stand against Islamophobia and will work with local educators, police and transport providers to raise awareness. The council is also committed to strengthening its ties with local Muslim communities. In 2018, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Muslims published the definition of Islamophobia, the culmination of years of investigation, evidence-gathering, research and study: …

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Iconic Peruvian Foods You Must Try Before You Die

Ceviche, the national dish of Peru, consists of cubed white fish (e.g. sea bass, redfish) that have been marinated in lime or lemon juice and seasoned with chili peppers and cilantro. While this iconic dish is made with the freshest seafood possible and isn’t cooked in the traditional sense, it isn’t technically raw either. Interestingly, the acid in lime juice …

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China’s self-developed floating airship breaks record

Photo taken on May 12, 2022 shows the floating airship “Jimu No.1” Type III in Zhaxizom Township of Tingri County, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. China’s self-developed floating airship, designed for atmospheric observation, reached a record altitude of 9,032 meters in the Tibet Autonomous Region on Sunday, according to its developer. Developed by the Aerospace Information Research Institute of the …

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Buddhist chaplains on the rise in the United States, offering broad appeal

PORTLAND, Oregon. – Stuck in a recliner in the corner of her Portland assisted living apartment, Skylar Freimann, who has terminal heart disease and lung disease, looked anxiously at her newly arrived hospital bed recently and worried about how she would maintain her independence as she further lost her mobility. Reverend Jo Laurence, hospice and palliative care chaplain, was there …

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Congress for Deeper Connections with Religious, Caste and Social Groups | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress is likely to seek greater interaction with “religious, social and cultural groups” to deepen its contact with institutions that command the loyalty of key population blocs. It will probably feature in the resolution on the organizational revival of the Chintan Shivir. Sources said during a discussion of political affairs in Chintan Shivir, a heated discussion ensued over …

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UNHCR Commissioner’s visit to China makes no sense, without possibility of unhindered access, investigation of human rights violations

The announcement of the visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Batchelet to China on March 8 was seen as a much-anticipated welcome development considering that it came to fruition after requests formulated three and a half years ago. While the UN human rights chief has officially announced a visit to Uyghur regions, she has no …

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Buddha Purnima: This is how the West discovered the Buddha

Buddhism is the third largest (and fastest growing) religion in Australia with around half a million members. The celebration of Buddha’s birthday here (on or about May 15) has become a major cultural event and the Buddhist doctrine of “mindfulness” has become part of dominant culture. But how and when did the West discover the Buddha? ADVERTISEMENT CONTINUE READING BELOW …

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Carrying on the tradition: the manufacture of felt in the spotlight

Felt is a fabric made by rolling and pressing woolen fibers while applying heat or moisture. This textile, used in the production of a diverse range of items from blankets to clothing, is one of the oldest products and perhaps the oldest fabric known to man. It’s no surprise that felt has had a long and significant history in the …

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Budh Purnima 2022: Know the Date, Day, Time and Meaning

Budh Purnima 2022: Every year, Budh Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Baisakh (April/May). This year, Buddh Purnima will be celebrated on May 16, 2022. It is believed that Gautama Buddha achieved enlightenment on this day. Buddha Purnima is also known as Buddha Jayanti, Vesak, Vaishaka and Buddha’s Birthday. It is believed to be …

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Dalai Lama, peace is synonymous with each other

NNA | Update: May 12, 2022 11:18 p.m. STI Lhasa [Tibet], May 12 (ANI): Nowadays, the words “Dalai Lama” and “peace” have become synonymous with each other. On a popular TV show, “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”, a British-American comedian and TV host asked his American audience to portray the Dalai Lama. This show’s spiritual guru has been described …

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Middle Way Education Announces New Director – Buddhistdoor Global

Brandon Lee, director of Middle Way Education. On youtube.com Middle Way Now Jones Education Chair. At middlewayeducation.org Middle Way Education, a landmark non-profit educational initiative inspired by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s vision of a progressive environment for the education of children grounded in Buddhist values, has announced the appointment of Brandon Lee to its Board of Directors. . “Middle Way Education …

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What Samuel Alito is wrong about English common law

And for the court’s Catholic judges, it makes even less sense to deny rights based on what pre-revolutionary English jurists once thought. For about a century and a half before American independence, the English legal system imposed a wide range of civil and religious restrictions on English Catholics who had refused to convert to the Anglican faith. Catholics were repeatedly …

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Chennai Rains Latest News, MK Stalin, Covid-19, Chennai Weather News

Chennai: People sit among the debris and react after an anti-encroachment campaign was carried out in Chennai, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Crimes against women and children in Tamil Nadu have increased significantly in 2021 compared to previous years, according to data presented by the state government to the Assembly on Monday. The data, filed when applying …

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China threatens consequences if Canada interferes in Tibetan issues

Breadcrumb Links World News Canada Tibetan administration appeals to lawmakers to help find Tibet‘s 11th Panchen Lama, who has been missing for 27 years Publication date : May 10, 2022 • 5 hours ago • 2 minute read • 62 comments Sikyong Penpa Tsering testifies before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the House of Commons …

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Dhammapada Utsava in town May 14-15

Mysore/Mysore: Karnataka Buddha Dhamma Samithi and Bharatiya Buddha Mahasabha jointly organized ‘Dhammapada Utsava-2022‘ to mark the 2566th Buddha Purnima. Revealing this at Pathrakartara Bhavan yesterday, Monk of Kollegal Jetavana Buddhist Monastery, Manorakkita Banteji said that Utsava will be held on May 14-15 for the first time in Mysuru at Sanjeevaiah Memorial Educational Institution, Vijayanagar from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. …

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David Shepard

The last time voters in Illinois House District 36 in the Oak Lawn area had a choice on their general election ballot was in 2012. Now, for the first time in a decade, they will have a choice not only in the November 8 general election. for the state representative but also in the June 28 Republican primary. David Sheppard …

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krishna kunj: Cg to promote planting through Krishna Kunj | Raipur News

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has announced the development of ‘Krishna Kunj’ in all municipalities in the state on a plot of at least one acre which would have trees like peepul, neem and the banyan tree and would signify the cultural importance in people’s lives. The Chief Minister has ordered all District Collectors to initiate the allocation of …

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Construction of a new Hindu temple will begin this week in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Twenty-two years in the making, with many setbacks and a councilor vote that could easily have gone the other way, a Hindu temple in Cambridge is set to begin construction this week. “I think it will be an attraction for the Waterloo region,” says Dwarka Persaud, president of the Radha Krishna Mandir and Cultural Centre. “People will come …

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Western multinationals hail Hong Kong’s new leader

Published on: 05/09/2022 – 07:30Amended: 05/09/2022 – 07:28 Hong Kong (AFP) – Western multinationals and local tycoons ran newspaper ads on Monday congratulating John Lee on becoming Hong Kong’s next leader, following a rubber stamp selection process condemned by critics as undemocratic. Lee, 64, a former security chief who oversaw a crackdown on Hong Kong’s democracy movement, was named the …

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Anna Weyant becomes the youngest artist to join Gagosian

The 27 year old artist Anna Weyant became the youngest artist to join the Gagosian mega-gallery as part of their roster. For most artists, the ascent is gradual – from small galleries to medium-sized galleries, and finally to large, blue-chip galleries. However, Anna Weyant’s rise has been astronomical. She joined the shortlist of artists who had the chance to join …

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Demarcation shows Indian democracy still struggling in face of Kashmir challenge

Llong-haired goats, six females and six males, three pairs of shawls and a horse, given as tribute every year, and seventy-five lakh rupees Nanakshahi in front: In 1846, Imperial Britain gave possession from Kashmir to Maharaja Gulab Singh. The new ruler made pilgrimages to Amarnath and Haridwar, endowed the temple of Raghunath and closed the butchers on Dussehra and Diwali. …

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Sean from the South: Fried Glory

By Sean Dietrich, Sean of the South Remark In my family, there was really no difference between religion and fried chicken. The two elements went hand in hand. When you attended religious events, you ate fried chicken. Any other dish bordered on paganism. Sean Dietrich (Photo courtesy of seandietrich.com) We did not meet, for example, at covered Baptist suppers to …

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Forget Taiwan or Xinjiang, China’s Xi Jinping warns of ‘zero tolerance’ challenging his crippling policies

The Russian invasion of Ukraine raised concerns in Taiwan about a possible Chinese attack on the island. Beijing’s rhetoric on “reunification” has led to a frantic effort by the beleaguered island to seek help from the United States and other democratic allies. China has consistently warned the United States to stay away from Taiwan and refrain from providing any diplomatic …

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Yu-Wen Wu asked Google how to walk from Boston to Taipei. She spent the next 10 years turning directions into an incredible work of art.

Google Maps has become a staple of 21st century life, but it’s generally not used to plan transcontinental trips. But in 2010, when Yu-Wen Wu couldn’t afford the plane ticket from Boston to Taipei to visit her sick grandmother, she typed in the addresses of their respective homes and asked for walking directions. “It actually gave me directions for 155 …

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Hello, Brooklyn: Friday, May 6, 2022

Deacon Kevin McCormackPhoto courtesy of Xaverian High School PRINCIPAL XAVERIAN APPOINTED SUPERINTENDENT OF DIOCESAN SCHOOLS: Deacon Kevin McCormack, principal of the highly regarded Xaverian High Bay Ridge School has been appointed as the new Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn, effective July 1, Bishop Robert Brennan announced yesterday. Deacon McCormack has been headmaster of Xaverian for the past …

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What’s wrong with developing guidelines against religious conversion in schools, HC asks TN government

The court decides to hear in detail a PIL requesting an instruction from the government. formulate such guidelines The court decides to hear in detail a PIL requesting an instruction from the government. formulate such guidelines “What harm is there in issuing an instruction to the state government to draw up guidelines against religious conversion in schools,” Judge R. Mahadevan …

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China sets up world’s tallest automatic weather station_英语频道_央视网(cctv.com)

* Chinese scientific researchers have established the world’s highest automatic weather monitoring station on Mount Qomolangma on the China-Nepal border. * An expedition team reached the summit of Mount Qomolangma and measured the thickness of ice and snow for the first time using high-precision radar. * The new comprehensive scientific expedition to Mount Qomolangma is the country’s first scientific research …

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Journey of Buddhism, from India to Tibet

LHASA, (ANI) – Indo-Tibetan ties date back to the 7th century when Buddhism was introduced to Tibet. To preserve and propagate Dharma Buddhism, Tibet sent many of its people to India to study Buddhism and simultaneously invited many Indian Buddhist masters to Tibet. According to the book “Tibet: A Political History”, Buddhism arrived in Tibet in the 7th century from …

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No decision has been made on the philosophy of Gaelscoil Moshiológ, as a possible move away from Christian roots angers the local councilor

Gaelscoil principal Moshiológ said no decision had been made on the future of the school’s religious denomination and was simply in a “consultation process” regarding its philosophy. Responding to speculation about the school’s future in which an elected official had criticized a possible move away from its Christian roots, principal Carol Scott released the following statement. Since October 2021, Gaelscoil …

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China’s first indigenous female religious order turns 150

China The nuns of the Congregation of St. Joseph based in Beijing devote themselves to pastoral and missionary ministries Chinese nuns pray in a chapel in Fushun. The Beijing-based Congregation of St. Joseph, the first indigenous Catholic female religious order in China, celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. (Photo: Nancy Wiechec/CNS) Posted: May 03, 2022 07:55 GMT Updated: May 03, …

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JNU VC urged to exempt Tibetan students from exorbitant fee hike

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, May 2: The rising fees imposed on Foreign Nationals (FN), including Tibetan students at New Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University since 2019, saw a further development on Monday when CTA Education Minister (Sherig Kalon) Tharlam Dolma met with the newly appointed JNU Vice-Chancellor. Teacher. Santishree D Pandit to discuss the plight of young Tibetan students. “There …

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Pawar saheb, you engage in hateful politics of caste and religion : Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray shot Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar while addressing a massive rally in Aurangabad, Maharashtra on Sunday. He said, “Sharad Pawar says we are against the country. Pawar saheb you are doing caste and religion hatred politics.” Raj Thackeray has accused Sharad Pawar of dividing Maharashtra according to castes over a book written …

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