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Bengal’s women of light

By Matters India Reporter Kolkata: Until the other day these women were just ordinary village girls or housewives of “bhodro” (respectful) Bengali or Santali families, but today they are ...Read More...

India’s priest of “heroic virtue” has 1,500 nun followers

Father Varghese Payyappilly founded the Sisters of the DestituteRead More...

YouTube reunites man with family after 40 years

Imphal: A Manipuri man, who went missing 40 years ago, has finally returned home, thanks to YouTube. Khomdram Gambhir Singh on April 19 embraced and hugged his family in ...Read More...

Catholic nuns to meet poor patients at homes

45,943 Indian nuns who serve poor in healthcare sector are adopting a paradigm shiftRead More...

Theater troupe completes 25 years of communicating peace

By Anand Mathew Varanasi: Puwari Kala is a non-descript village, 14 km away from Varanasi city in Uttar Pradesh state. Most men in the village go to the city ...Read More...

Malayattoor follows green protocol, cuts down plastic

Saritha S Balan Malayattoor: In a classic example of how a joint effort can usher in change, the incessant efforts of a small group of people has ensured that ...Read More...

Men treat us like we aren’t human.’ Indian girls learn to fight back.

New Delhi: The schoolgirls ran into the auditorium, shouting, “Let’s go, let’s go,” in Hindi as they ushered one another into single-file lines. Some adjusted the big, red bows ...Read More...

One community’s battle over virginity tests in western India

By Vidhi Doshi PUNE: In the run-down neighborhood of Bhatnagar in this sleepy Indian city, a small rebellion is underway. The new generation of the close-knit Kanjarbhat community is ...Read More...

Religious sisters teach music and dance in India

Nirmala Carvalho Mumbai: A fine arts center in India run by Catholic nuns recently held a ceremony to mark its dedication to the riches of India’s culture and diversity. ...Read More...

At Se Cathedral, shlokas reverberate with hymns

Old Goa: A small group of Hindus reciting ‘shlokas’ in Se Cathedral on Good Friday seem to have chosen the right occasion to profess the ideals of universal brotherhood, ...Read More...
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