Religious Gurus

Passionate mother of transgender people in India

Prema Chowallur was destined to become a teacher like her Catholic parents. She ended up becoming a social worker and champion for the rights of transgender people, one of the most marginalized groups in India. Originally from the state of Kerala in southern India, she developed a strong vocation to …

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Rumors derail vaccination campaign in rural Bihar | Patna News

PATNA: Despite the government’s efforts to raise awareness of the importance of vaccination in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, many myths and misunderstandings circulating on social networks have severely affected the vaccination campaign in rural areas from Bihar. People are reluctant to get vaccinated and also attack doctors and …

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Building a world capable of COVID

Practices which are now considered routine were prompted by our drastic behavior change in the past to curb the spread of infection and even plague. We need to start building our Covid capable world. The pervasive fear of a third wave exists when the second wave wanes. We have been …

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Operation Blue Star in India: a tragic memory

‘Operation Blue Star’ was an Indian military operation that took place from June 3 to 8, 1984, ordered by the then Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, to take control of the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) complex, the holiest Sikh shrine in Amritsar, Punjab; and to arrest Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his …

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