A last-ditch effort to save a dying community
STREET food in Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, does not usually include barbecued-pork dumplings. Yet the delicacy is on offer in Tiretti bazaar, a forlorn part of old Chinatown. One stallholder, Yu-chai, tells how his parents, who were farmers, fled Guangdong province at the time of Japan’s invasion of China. An elderly lady nearby, Nam Yok Chang, says she has sold sticky rice, pork and shrimp wrapped in bamboo leaves for as long as she can remember.
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Karunya U into mental health issues
Transformation Centre of Seesha Karunya Community Hospital had organized an awareness Programme in commemoration of the World Mental Health Day on the 10th of October, 2014 at the auditorium of Jesus Calls Prayer Tower, Coimbatore between 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. on “Mental Health Concerns of the Students”. It was attended by around 450 students predominantly from colleges and higher secondary schools of Coimbatore, along with some of their faculty members. There was also representation ... Read More
Chandy to Meet Modi and Present List of Demands
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with seven of his cabinet colleagues will oficially meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time Thursday with a list of demands to benefit the state.
"This would be my first official meeting as the last time I called on him was soon after he assumed office and it was a courtesy call. Tomorrow (Thursday) we are presenting before him long-pending issues for his consideration," Chandy told ... Read More
Siva Mangai congratulated
The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), which is a National Apex Professional Body of Electronics and Telecommunication, Computer and IT professional has selected the research paper of Dr.N.M.Siva Mangai from Electronics and Communication Engineering Department of Karunya University, Coimbatore to be one of the two best papers published in the IETE Journal of Education. Her research paper has been selected by the IETE Jury for the coveted IETE-Students’ Journal Award 2014. IETE is ... Read More
Chautala threw etiquette to the winds to take on Hooda
Like any other polls, Haryana too witnessed a high voltage campaign ahead of the Assembly elections on 15 October. In the process what went to the winds was decency as leaders launched personal attacks on each other in their quest for power.
Former Haryana chief minister and Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala was no exception to this when he chose to malign Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda personally, IBN7 reports.
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Sonia sticks to rich versus poor theme in Haryana rally
(Pic: Sonia Gandhi and Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Photo: Pheroze L. Vincent)
Addressing an election meeting here in Bhiwani district — the stronghold of late Congress leader Bansi Lal — Congress President Sonia Gandhi kept up her attack on the BJP for being only “a party of the rich”. Ms. Gandhi told the crowd of 12,000 supporters gathered in the town’s grain market that the union government was weakening the Congress’ flagship schemes, namely ... Read More
JOURNALIST, MEENA MENON INTERACT WITH STUDENTS IN A DELHI SCHOOL
New Delhi: Aaghaz-e-Dosti, an Indo-Pak Friendship initiative of India-based Mission Bhartiyam and Pakistan-based The Catalyst – TC, organized Aman Chaupal at Andhra Education Society on 10th October. Aman Chaupal is an interactive session wherein someone from Pakistan interacts with students in a school or college. The objective of Aman Chaupal is to counter stereotypes and misconceptions. It is to show the side of Pakistan that the media never shows.
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Centenary of the National Council of Churches in India held
Kottayam: As part of Centenary celebration programs of the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) in various regions around the country, Kerala Council of Churches (KCC) hosted a three-day long (September 26th to 28th, 2014) program in Kottayam and Tiruvalla.
The Kerala bound celebration was inaugurated by Prof P J Kuriam, the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, on the 26th of September at the CSI Retreat Centre in Kottayam. Rt Rev Thomas K Oommen, the ... Read More
Meet Haryana's crorepati candidates: 90% of Congress' candidates are moneybags
by Sunainaa Chadha Oct 9
Did you know that the number of crorepatis contesting in Haryana assembly polls have risen from 32 percent in 2009 to 42 percent in 2014?
The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has analysed the affidavits of 1343 candidates contesting for the Haryana assembly polls and found that the number of crorepatis have risen from 380 in 2009 to 563 in 2014.
Here are some interesting financial details:
1. Out of 1343 candidates, ... Read More
PAKISTANI STUDENTS INTERACT WITH DELHI YOUTHS
New Delhi: Aaghaz-e-Dosti, an Indo-Pak Friendship initiative of India-based Mission Bhartiyam and Pakistan-based The Catalyst – TC, organized Aman Chaupal on 4th October at two centres - Hastal Village and Jeevan Park, of AAM Foundation, an NGO that provides free English classes. Aman Chaupal is an interactive session wherein someone from Pakistan interacts with students in a school or college. The objective of Aman Chaupal is to counter stereotypes and misconceptions. It is to show ... Read More