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Islamic Arts Display exhibits Indian treasures

Christchurch's South Library hosted a much-appreciated multicultural expression of Islamic arts, an exhibition of items and images belonging to 40 different ethnic Muslim groups living in the city, for the week ending on April 9....

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Saira Banu, Jackie get Raj Kapoor award

Veteran actress Saira Banu and actor Jackie Shroff have been named for the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement and Raj Kapoor Special Contribution annual awards, respectively, by the Maharashtra government, Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Taw...

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Vaisakhi— the day Khalsa was born

In Sikhism, Vaisakhi is celebrated every year on April 14 (first day of Vaisakh month as per Nanakshahi calendar). This was the day when the 10th guru of Sikhs– Guru Gobind Singh founded a unique body known as Khalsa at Anandpur Sahib in 1699....

Oh my neighbour!

I recently experienced some friction with my neighbour because while parking his car, he leaves a substantial gap between his car and the fence, giving us a hard time while reversing....

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Aged care to meet the needs of all

In our multicultural society, many services like rest homes for the elderly are still provided according to the needs of the majority population. But culture matters. So does food....

Understanding the Kashmir problem

Pakistan gifted parts of Jammu and Kashmir to China and even agreed to facilitate its access to the Indian Ocean. Karakoram highway and Gwadar sea port are few examples of the resulting Chinese investments....