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‘Dirty, but not impure’

Harvard professor Diana Eck is dumbfounded. She happens to be visiting one of Indias states that prohibit the consumption and sale of beef. Its astonishing that a government would pass that kind of law about what people eat, she says at a meeting held at the ... Business Line, 2 months ago

Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize For Serve2Unite, Harvard Pluralism Project

By a Staff Writer Two organizations, including Serve2Unite, created by Pardeep Kaleka whose father was killed along with five others at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, in 2012 in a hate crime massacre, were last week awarded Hofstra ...
 News India Times6 days ago

It runs through a river

The National River Basin Authority was established in 2010—it hasn't met even once. It was years after I moved to Vakola, Santacruz East that I became aware of the fact that the Mithi River was not in fact a vast, garbage-conveyance system, ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 week ago

Urbanisation and river degradation

Between 2014 and 2050, it is estimated that India will add 404 million people to its current urban population. The changing urban landscape is subject to challenges from climate change such as flooding, drought and associated health risks which put intense ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
Look to the Stars

Mental Health Association of New York City Honors Patrick J. Kennedy

On Tuesday night the Mental Health Association of New York City ( MHA - NYC ) brought together over 300 supporters, guests and business leaders to call for greater awareness and support for the many faces of Mental Health. Mental Health ...
 Look to the Stars2 weeks ago Patrick J. Kennedy Honored at Mental Health Association of New York City Gala  Broadway World2 weeks ago

Seven Principles of Interfaith Engagement

Here I offer some basic guidance about how people of different faiths can engage with each other in meaningful and productive ways. This advice is the product of 36 years of interfaith work, culminating in my present job as Associate Dean of the ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago
College Fix

Harvard lightens up on students, let's them take more classes pass-fail

Kate Hardiman Come fall, Harvard University will allow students to take as many as half of their general education requirements pass-fail a decision praised by students but prompting concern among some faculty. In interviews with The College ...
 Education News3 weeks ago

Being Hindu book review: Hindu-ising history

Being Hindu: Old Faith, New World and You Hindol Sengupta Penguin Pp 183 Rs 399 GIVEN THE current political milieu in the country, it is perhaps more important than before to define what being Hindu means. With attempts to place Hindutva, the ...
 Financial Express1 month ago
Harvard University Gazette

Hearty welcomes with a touch of rivalry

A penguin whoops it up. A moose and a red fish trade barbs from behind megaphones. A boar sits atop the John Harvard Statue. Four young men dressed as polar bears take a victory lap around Harvard Yard. It's not a dream — this is Housing Day at ...
 Harvard University Gazette1 month ago

From cave-like to colorful: A designer transforms her own first home

Image 1 of 81 For the den, Jennifer Barron ordered a Lee Industries custom sofa; she made the bright pillows herself. The quartz coffee table came from High Fashion Home, and the matching lamps were an antiques store find. less For the den, ...
 Chron.com1 month ago
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