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Sikh woman elected prez of multi-religious body

Amrit Kaur, a Sikh woman, has been elected as the president of the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington, an organisation which represents 11 world religions. Created in 1978, the......

'India's religious tolerance role model for world'

Lauding India for its secular values, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said the country's "religious tolerance" can be a "role model" for the rest of the world."India's long......

World religions talk God and democracy

The key to Heaven doesn't lie in the hands of Islamic governments, says Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi. While formally releasing a seven-page document 'Universal Declaration of Human Rights by......

World religions gather to fight fundamentalism

To mark the fifth anniversary of 9/11, over 1,000 delegates from 84 countries, including India, have gathered for a week in Montreal, Canada, to discuss the rise of religious fundamentalism and its......

Sri Sri urges world leaders to spread harmony

An interfaith conference -- Religions and Peace: From Terrorism to Global Ethics -- is being held at the Kremlin in Moscow under the initiative of The Art of Living Foundation.A grand ceremony at......

One billion Android phones seen in use soon

Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt predicted on Tuesday that there will be more than a billion smartphones in use featuring its Android software within the next six to nine months.Schmidt......

COLUMN: Employability and its avatars

The unstated assumption is that the job applicant is in some way responsible for his employability problem, says Ajit Balakrishnan.The word "employability" is much in the air these days. Trade......

Sibal under attack in cyberspace

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday came under a fresh wave of attack on government's move to monitor content on social networking sites with more netizens reacting strongly to it.Noted......

Cambridge honours Ratan Tata for Nano

Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, has been conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Law for his role in producing the world's cheapest car Nano. The degree was conferred by Prince Philip,......

India wants to be a deal-maker at Copenhagen

The most critical issue in climate change is allocation of emission rights or quotas, write Jyoti Parikh and Kirit Parikh. Minister for environment Jairam Ramesh wants India to be a deal maker at......

'Indians need to grow up'

'67 years after India gained independence, its people still get offended by the slightest issues in films.' Aseem Chhabra points out lessons India and the US need to learn from the Sony hack and......

Carlos Santana and the art of altering consciousness

Sumit Bhattacharya attends the Carlos Santana concert in Bangalore, and finds his cynical cells fighting a losing battle to the happy molecules in his brain. "Like a bee might carry pollen, we......

Harmony, Bollywood-style!

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. In the interest of harmony, several Bollywood actors like Priyanka Chopra, Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor and Sophie......

Michael Moore's film shows what's ailing America

Ridiculing a suggestion from a reporter that there can be a gentle and humane capitalism,Fahrenheit 9/11 director Michael Moore saidthat capitalism cannot be trusted and is incapable of changing......

BCCI only interested in making money out of cricket: OCA

BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on......

Hijab row fallout: Asian Olympic officials highlight 'rights of athletes'

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has criticised the world governing bodies for basketball and men's tennis, saying they were preventing athletes from representing their countries at international......

'India has paid the price of excessive cricket'

Sanjay Jha, who founded Cricketnext.com in 2000, has been following Indian cricket and the massive changes it has gone through -- in administration as well on the field -- in the past decade. He......

Olympic torch on grim trip in Jakarta

The Olympic torch will make another curtailed relay under tight security before a selected audience in the Indonesian capital on Tuesday, the latest stop along its fraught journey around the......

  People speak for conference of world religions

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khabardar
Q. Cairo Hosts Conference Against Extremism...The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Coptic Pope inaugurated on Wednesday, December 3, the international conference for countering extremism and terrorism in Cairo, urging a broader action against the militant group operating in Iraq and Syria.Division, strife, and polarization are the main tactics extremists are using to divide the Islamic nation, Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmad Al-Tayeb told the conference, Daily News Egypt reported.World Scholars: ISIL Caliphate Is Null and VoidISIL Enemy No 1 of Islam: Saudi Grand MuftiSunni Rebels, Scholars Reject IS
Khabardar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/cairo-hosts-conference-against-extremism...the-grand-imam-of/28103527/answers/

Kalpana Roy
Q. though I condemn the man who slapped actress gauhar khan, I feel that people men and women nowadays do not know what to wear and behave decently in public. a crash course in chivalry and manners is a must now in society do u agree
Kalpana Roy:  A. if it is true.....I hail the decision. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/though-i-condemn-the-man-who-slapped-actress-gauhar-khan-i-f/28098746/answers/28103548

azam khan
Q. what is The Place of Soul in Modern Science ?.
Azam Khan:  A. I don't think so nobody has the right to say another person what to wear and what not to wear its there won personal choice!! I like the Gauhar...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-place-of-soul-in-modern-science-./27794242/answers/28098767

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Home is Where the Heart is!

'We must begin dialogue with openness and goodwill, but we will not proceed very far without trust and good faith. The alternative is the violence... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/gharvapasi-home-is-where-the-heart-is/20141229.htm
'Christian mission has been a complete failure, both in India and across the world'

The Future of Christian Mission in India by Fr Augustine Kanjamala which recently released in the US has stirred up quite a hornet's nest in the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-christian-mission-has-been-a-complete-failure-both-in-india-and-across-the-world-2047728
Stars of the Future

Ringing out the old and ringing in the new has its pitfalls and promises. As 2014 segues into 2015, some of the triumphs and tragedies will be... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/Stars-of-the-Future/2014/12/27/article2588538.ece
Reason To Think

My father grew up poor in the bylanes of north Calcutta, and did not have the knowledge and sophistication that come so easily to those born into... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Reason-To-Think/292932
One Point Five/Two

To fly the tricolour from Srinagar has been an article of faith for all parties which have asserted the Hindu identity since Independence. Jana... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/One-Point-FiveTwo/292962

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