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India’s spinning mills spin modern slavery: Report

New Delhi: More than 90 percent spinning mills in southern India are practicing various forms of modern slavery, a new study says. The India Committee of Netherlands (ICN) that ...Read More...

‘Sleep with a brahmin to rid yourself of doshas’

BENGALURU: Professor Narendra Nayak, president of Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations, recently conducted a sting to expose an astrologer whose clients were mostly women. Following this expose, a victim ...Read More...

Delhi slum where open defecation killed 50 in 10 years

Alok K N Mishra New Delhi: The Bheem Nagar jhuggi cluster in Nangloi, west Delhi, makes a mockery of PM Modi’s ambitious Swachh Bharat Mission. Not only are slum ...Read More...

World’s tallest Christmas tree symbolizes Sri Lanka’s religious harmony

The Christmas tree also drew some criticismRead More...

Belgian nun advocates for India’s domestic workers

Thousands of Indian girls and women are saved by NDWM, a nongovernmental organization started by Sr. Jeanne DevosRead More...

Colouring slum children’s dreams

By Jose Kavi Ghaziabad: At 10 years old, Amrita Kumari has made up her mind: She wants to become a doctor. Her road will not be easy; Amrita is ...Read More...

It’s never been different as an Anglo-Indian

Shane J. Alliew Kollam: “No, I have never felt any different as an Anglo-Indian; in school, college or among my colleagues,” says 26 year old Andrew D’Crus, as I ...Read More...

One Christian died for faith every six minutes

This information is part of the latest statistics on Christian martyrsRead More...

Kerala’s Eurasian enclave

“This is where home is, this is where we belong”Read More...

When Mughal rulers borrowed from Christianity to produce exquisite art works

Adrija Roychowdhury About five centuries back, the Mughal emperor Akbar sent out a request to Jesuit priests stationed at the Portuguese enclave of Goa to teach him about Christianity. ...Read More...
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