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Girls help preserve Kashmir’s Sufi music traditions

Thousands of people in the Muslim-majority region follow Sufism, a mystical branch of Islam whose adherents seek spiritual communion through music and dance at the shrines of their saintsRead More...

Meat crackdown hits Jharkhand tribals

Ranchi: The tribal community, which constitutes nearly 30 percent of Jharkhand’s population, is in a dilemma after meat shops chose to down shutters in the wake of the government’s ...Read More...

Gaya villagers build temples with liquor fine money

This was their way of thanking the deities for inspiring the social reformRead More...

When nuns tried to kick-start India’s first transgender school

On a sunlit day in mid-December, humid and ripe as South India winters tend to be, six Carmelite nuns invited the transgender activist Vijayaraja Mallika over for tea. They ...Read More...

Dubai church prepares to celebrate golden jubilee

St Mary’s Catholic Church parish priest hails spirit of tolerance that has helped the community thrive since the church was inaugurated in 1967Read More...

Meet the monks who decided to go green

By:  Matt Hadro. Years before Pope Francis’ ecology encyclical was published, a Trappist monastery in the State of Virginia in USA went back to its spiritual roots by embracing environmental ...Read More...

Jharkhand village names lanes after educated girls

The village has named its lanes after its educated girlsRead More...

Indian Saddam Hussain denied job

More than 10 years after being executed, Saddam Hussein remains a huge presence in the life of one man.Read More...

Why rich, progressive sikkim has India’s highest suicide rate

Sarita Santoshini A large room in an abandoned government building has been home to Babita (not her real name), 32, her husband and three children for about three years. ...Read More...

Spreading sweetness, smile for 50 years

By Ancie Wilfred and Lissy Maruthanakuzhy Nagpur: Lakshmibhai Kotpalliwar is a familiar sight at the gate of St Francis School in Nagpur. The 75-year-old woman has been selling sweets ...Read More...
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