Culture and Arts Notebook

Memories of Mumbai: Recollections and Reflections

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Public Act in Mumbai, held by The Community of Human Development   (Personal Narrative) On Oct 31, the 40th anniversary of a public act will be held, revisiting what was said…

Love For Living Animals: The Last Wild Horse in the World is Thriving, Among Other Areas, in Chernobyl

ESSAY We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice, fleas, roundworms,…

RSS chief Bhagwat bats for a unified, strong and well-informed society

INDIAN CULTURE AND MEDIA     Guwahati: Only a unified, strong and well-informed society with a national character can assert its voice before the world and even establish truth and peace, strength is required, commented Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohan Bhagwat of…

PEC insists on a fair trial for convicted Cambodian journalist Youn Chhiv

MEDIA   Guwahati, 6 October 2021: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the Geneva-based global media rights body expressed serious concern over the imprisonment of a Cambodian journalist without the fair trial and urged the government led by Prime minister Hun Sen…

Love for Living Animals: One Million Javan Pied Starling Songbirds in Captivity, None in the Wild

ENVIRONMENTAL ESSAY We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice, fleas,…

“CITY OF ALI” Exploring the Life and Legacy of Muhammad Ali: A Panel Discussion

ON PEACE     by Genevieve Balance-Kupang “I wish people would love everybody else, the way they love me. The world would be a better world.” -Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali’s wish of a better world is imprinted in our DNA…

Celebrating the 2021 National Indigenous Peoples Month

Migrant Igorots Welcomed on a Tauranga Marae by New Zealand’s Tangata Whenua (Locals)   Indigenous Culture by Genevieve Balance-Kupang National Indigenous Peoples Month is held every October. This October 10, the Catholic churches in the Philippines commemorate the Indigenous Peoples Sunday.…

2021 Nobel Peace Prize jointly awarded to journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

“I am speechless” was all Maria Ressa, co-founder and CEO of Rappler, a Philippine independent news agency, could say when she was awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, an award shared with Dmitry Muratov, co-founder and editor of the Russian…

The Ladder: A Conversation with the Incarcerated Poet İlhan Sami Çomak, Part III

When I started writing this interview with Ilhan Sami Çomak, I imagined a way to escape from prison. If I were in Ilhan’s position, I think I would think about it all the time. Lacking any handyman skills, I wouldn’t…

A No-Word: The Silence of Zen

An Interview with Sr. Anne-Marie Brittain, NDS about her book: A No-Word by Genevieve Balance-Kupang The trees, flowers, and plants grow in silence. The stars, sun, and moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective… We need…

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