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Matters India - Oct 22

 

imageCemetery desecration: Churches, political parties demand stern action

By Matters India Reporter Palayamkottai: Catholic and Protestant Church leaders have joined political parties to demand strong action against vandals of cemeteries in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. A resolution…

imagePope Francis: ‘No one is saved alone’

Rome: Pope Francis set the tone of his speech October 20 by recalling the historic Assisi Meeting desired by Saint Pope John Paul II on October 27, 1986, in which…

imageJesuit food rights activist welcomes Punjab’s farm bills

By Matters India Reporter New Delhi: A Jesuit food rights activist on October 20 welcomed the farm bills passed by the legislative assembly of Punjab state in northern India. “I…

imageLaw violation not tolerated: India to UNHCHR chief

New Delhi: India on October 20 strongly reacted to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s concern over restrictions on NGOs and arrest of activists. External affairs ministry spokesperson…

imageJharkhand’s bamboo artisans face crunch amid lockdown

By Nazish Hussain Ranchi: Jaggarnath Mahli of Hesal village, situated 20 km from Ranchi city, makes bamboo articles for a living. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown, his livelihood…

imageUN rights chief urges India to safeguard human rights

By Matters India Reporter Geneva: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet October 20 appealed to the Indian government to safeguard the rights of human rights defenders and NGOs,…

imageIndians rank third among foreign retirees in Philippines

By Matters India Manila: Indians have ranked third among foreign retirees in the Philippines. According to the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA), a government agency that admits foreign retirees, China nationals…

imagePrime Minister stresses safety during festival season

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 20 cautioned Indians to not forget that the lockdown may be over but the virus that causes the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is…