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West Bengal’s tribal belt faces culture clash

West Midnapore: Class began with a prayer. Thirty-odd children, sitting cross-legged on the courtyard outside Jamboni village’s sole clubhouse, chanted Saraswati Vandana. A picture of the goddess and two lit ...Read More...

NASA satellites unlock secret to northern India’s vanishing water

Beneath northern India’s irrigated fields of wheat, rice, and barley … beneath its densely populated cities of Jaiphur and New Delhi, the groundwater has been disappearing. Halfway around the ...Read More...

Providing shelter and love for forsaken women

Pune: Sr. Lucy Kurien was the only Catholic among 20 women that the Indian government honored with the Nari Shakti Puraskar, a women’s empowerment award, on March 8, International ...Read More...

Morality and moralizing are different

Bengaluru: Thirty eight years after Professor Bernard Haering came out with a three- volume ‘Free and Faithful in Christ’ a vacuum is being felt as far as a complete, ...Read More...

Woman who made 100 Rajasthan villages fertile

Amla Ruia has transformed the face of over 100 villages in Rajasthan by using traditional water harvesting techniques and building check dams. This is the story of how she ...Read More...

Brewing magic in garden

Next time, when you pick a pricey coffee jar from a supermarket, think of growing a plant at homeRead More...

Dinkoists, India’s new religious minority

Dinkoism has existed from time immemorialRead More...

India gets five saints in eight years

Five of six Indian saints came within the last eight yearsRead More...

For 150 years, a guardian of faith

It was built in 1862 as a Protestant garrison churchRead More...

A mother’s struggle to keep sons ‘alive and kicking’

Kochi: Thirty-five-year-old Ruby S is the mother to two of Kerala’s most promising footballers – Midhun and Mijun Mathias, 15 and 13 years respectively. But her immediate concern is ...Read More...
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