‘Voice of the Official Church is missing’

‘Voice of the Official Church is missing’

Against a background of ‘well-planned attacks’ on Christian institutions reported in the media and 486 incidents of violence against Christians in the past year (as reported by United Christian Front) the voice of the official church, the CBCI(Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India*) is missing. This is the gist of an appeal sent out to CBCI […]

Linking Labour with Security: the MAiN Plan

Linking Labour with Security: the MAiN Plan

Hundreds of migrant workers in the states of Delhi and Kerala have been linked to a special Government portal that will give them access to various government services across the country, thanks to an initiative by the Jesuit Conference of India, and more will follow. The campaign started by the Migrant Assistance and Information Network […]

St. Teresa of Avila’s handwriting, now on your computer!

St. Teresa of Avila’s handwriting, now on your computer!

Now there’s a computer font based on St. Teresa of Avila’s handwriting Fr. Martín Larios scanned the saint’s writing so we can type exactly as she wrote. Want to write like a saint? Now you can, thanks to the work of a Carmelite priest who has created a computer font based on the actual handwriting […]

Inadequate Forensic infra leads to low conviction rates: Home Minister

Inadequate Forensic infra leads to low conviction rates: Home Minister

The Union Home Minister Amit Shah, on Thursday said that the government is targeting to strengthen the education of Forensic Science in India. The centre is aiming to make it mandatory for forensic teams to visit crime scenes that attract imprisonment of more than 6 years. He admitted that currently India is insufficient in trained […]

Health Card link to ‘Digital Healthcare’

Health Card link to ‘Digital Healthcare’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission to provide people with a digital health ID, which will contain their health records. The nationwide roll-out of the Digital Health ID card coincides with the celebration of the third anniversary of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) by the […]

Patna Archdiocese Floods relief to the Distressed

Patna Archdiocese Floods relief to the Distressed

As Bihar, India’s third largest state, reels under the twin misfortunes of post covid-19 instability and the onslaught of floods caused by heavy monsoons, the Christian communities and the laity, religious congregations and social action centres in Patna Archdiocese are on a relentless mission of relief to the affected. According to conservative estimates, 53 persons […]

Workshop to Benefit Insecure Bihar farmers

Workshop to Benefit Insecure Bihar farmers

Farmers on Bihar are facing losses and failed crops, primarily because of climate change. This leads to increasing poverty and exodus of farmers to other places in search of employment. In such a scenario, it is most important that government departments, farmer societies, and civil society organisations dialogue and collaborate on strategies that address the […]

Indian Government’s bid to go Driver-less?

Indian Government’s bid to go Driver-less?

Since the beginning of humankind, the urge to evolve and develop has been innate to the humans. In the 21st century, the Indian Government is determined to make a mark in the field of Autonomous vehicles and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ( UAV ). What are Autonomous Vehicles? An autonomous vehicle is one that is capable […]

Telangana Revvs up to Boost Artificial Intelligence

Telangana Revvs up to Boost Artificial Intelligence

Telangana State is aiming to become the Artificial Intelligence hub of India and the world, according to several sources. AI is the next stop As part of “2020 Year of AI” initiative, the Government of Telangana launched the Telangana AI Mission (T-AIM) in collaboration with NASSCOM. The National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) […]

First Kandhamal Award goes to Paul Pradhan and PUCL

First Kandhamal Award goes to Paul Pradhan and PUCL

The National Solidarity Forum on Saturday (August 21) announced the recipients of its first ever ‘Kandhamal Award for Human Rights’. The Awards will be presented on August 25 at a virtual event. The individual award has gone posthumously to Odisha based social activist  Paul Pradhan, who  died this year, aged 72, and the award for […]

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