The international community must "wake up" to the "vast scale" of the humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq, a British aid worker has...
SGPC heading towards a crisis?
- The newly elected SGPC House is caught in a legal tangle over the Sehajdhari issue
- The case is delaying the formation of the executive body of the SGPC House
- The delay also may affect the SGPC budget, which has...
by Simran Jeet Singh
Sometimes, I'm not totally sure who I am.
Not in the crazy, lost my mind kind of way.
And not in the spiritual or philosophical kind of way either.
What I mean is that I don't always know how to categorize myself. New Yorker? American? Indian? Punjabi? Texan...
More people go to church on Sunday in China than in the whole of Europe.
Many of China's churches are overflowing, as the number of Christians in the country multiplies. In the past, repression drove people to convert - is the cause now rampant capitalism?
It is impossible to say how many...
August 7, 2011
G-7 Leaders Discuss Debt Crisis After U.S. Credit Downgrade
By MARI YAMAGUCHI 08/ 7/11 07:19 AM ET - Associated Press
TOKYO -- The world's leading economies on Sunday urgently discussed the stability of financial markets after a historic U.S. credit downgrade rattled...
In Perspective: Jon Meacham on the crisis in Egypt
February 4, 2011
Precisely 18 months ago, on June 4, 2009, President Obama traveled to Cairo — that “timeless city,” as he called it — to address the Islamic world. Committed to “governments that reflect the will of the people,” the...
Author of After Shock and co-director of Haiti Partners
A crisis of faith -- when you seriously question whether what you believe/how you see/what you're committed to is actually true -- is a good thing.
It's not pleasant. It hurts. The ground goes wobbly. You may be reaching for...
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Whose Responsibility is it to protect?
Srilanka: If this isn't GENOCIDE, WAR CRIME, Then What on Earth is...
Youth drug addiction crisis
ravages Punjab's heartlands
By Rahul Bedi - 4:00 AM Thursday Jun 17, 2010
India's northern Punjab province is on the verge of a crisis as large numbers of its youth are hooked hopelessly on to drugs such as opium, heroin and a range of synthetic painkillers...
21 Ways to Help a Friend in Crisis
By Gail Brenner, Ph.D. - licensed psychologist
Life is so rich in offering us a vast array of situations and circumstances, some more challenging than others. When you are in the position to comfort a friend in crisis, you have been given a...
Why the Canadian mosaic is in crisis
Why the Canadian mosaic is in crisis - thestar.com
The recent violence at a Sikh temple in Brampton has resulted, inevitably, in a grand spate of hand-wringing and soul-searching about the status of Canada’s...
Rice crisis may lurk over country
The country may be staring at a rice crisis in the face this time round.
Though the wheat acreage has increased in the country, the paddy acreage has seen a decline, according to...
Rain crisis: Dark spots in nation’s granary
Ramaninder K Bhatia, TNN 11 August 2009, 05:11am IST
CHANDIGARH: Balwinder Singh Sidhu is as unhappy as he is anxious with the job at hand. As Punjab’s director, agriculture, he has the unenviable
On Saturday, crores of people across the world participated in 4000 simultaneous events in over 170 countries, to urge world leaders to support a clear solution to the climate change crisis. The events, organised by the Association of Community Organisations for Reform Now and the grassroots...
Holier Than Thou
Sikhism is facing an urgent and violent sectarian crisis. Why?
IN A LITTLE over two years, sectarian violence has engulfed Punjab and certain areas of Haryana for the second time. Hopefully, like the previous incident, this one too will be brought under control. Yet...
Nepal in crisis as Maoist PM quits
1 day ago
KATHMANDU (AFP) — Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Prachanda resigned Monday, plunging the country into a major political crisis triggered by a stand-off between his ex-rebels and the army chief.
In a televised address to the nation, Prachanda...
Das extends the disccusiin as in todays Hindustan times we have bihar govt. encouraging the eating of rats.Das has seen people eating loctus also.In far east such things are ore common.Can as a Sikh we encourage this also as varity rather cheap varity of food.
Two outside Takhts defy Akal Takht
Tribune News Service
Amritsar, June 18
An unprecedented Panthic crisis has been created in the Sikh Panth with the clergy of Takht Patna Sahib and Hazoor Sahib...
source: TheStar.com | comment | Silent crisis within a community
Silent crisis within a community
May 27, 2008
Community Editorial Board - The toronto star
Although I often have struggled with my cultural identity in this patchwork nation of Canada, I have always retained a...