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  • Selfless  service  to  others

    Selfless service to others

    A symbol of love and charity. ‘Nirmal Hriday’, ‘Nirmala Sishubhavan’ and ‘Nirmala Kennedy Centre’ were some of the many centres run by her

    August 31, 2021
  • Mother Teresa, from serving humans to getting canonized

    Mother Teresa, from serving humans to getting canonized

    Her contribution to alleviating suffering and pain has made her name famous throughout the world.

    August 26, 2021
  • None Like Her

    None Like Her

    Today, on her 111th birth anniversary we need to be reminded how and where she began her life’s work. She had enlisted as a Loreto nun when she was but 18, because she learned that was her only route to India. While she loved her work and the camaraderie of the nuns, she slowly realised that her true vocation lay not in the security of the Loreto convent, but in the meaner streets and slums of her city.

    August 26, 2021
  • Man jailed for murder of Mother Teresa former assistant in UK

    Man jailed for murder of Mother Teresa former assistant in UK

    The court heard that Payne, a martial arts expert, had launched an attack on Bloomfield to "teach him a lesson" after he had "brushed his girlfriend's back with a beer can" at a pub in Swansea.

    December 7, 2019
  • Nobel winner, not the first from Kolkata

    Nobel winner, not the first from Kolkata

    So far, Kolkata has produced six Nobel laureates including Banerjee.

    October 15, 2019
  • Mother Teresa’s 109th birth anniversary celebrated through Touch Of Love

    Mother Teresa’s 109th birth anniversary celebrated through Touch Of Love

    The foreword also mentioned, “The sisters carry the legacy with the same commitment and faith to look after the poorest of the poor without any discrimination in terms of cast, creed, and religion.”

    August 27, 2019
  • MF Husain’s Idea of India as a ‘Museum without Walls’

    MF Husain’s Idea of India as a ‘Museum without Walls’

    M.F. Husain is one of India’s greatest artists, whose life and works have been as celebrated as controversial. On his death anniversary, Sahapedia and DAG offer a retrospective on his contribution to modern Indian art.

    June 9, 2019
  • Unto Gandhi’s Trusteeship

    Unto Gandhi’s Trusteeship

    In formulating his doctrine of trusteeship, Gandhi was profoundly influenced by John Ruskin's Unto This Last and Other Essays. He was so impressed that he later translated the book into Gujarati with the title Sarvadaya.

    May 8, 2019
  • Development of Self

    Development of Self

    Many of us are very discontented and disgruntled, whining about everyone and everything around us. Incapable of exploring their own immanent potential and savouring the splendour of life, they are busy cribbing about anything and everything. Such people don’t spare even the Almighty, cursing Him for all the mess in their personal and public life. …

    August 2, 2018
  • Child-trafficking scandal: Open to probe, says Missionaries of Charity

    Child-trafficking scandal: Open to probe, says Missionaries of Charity

    In detailed statement, Missionaries of Charity seeks to 'lay down the turn of events as they actually transpired'; Superior General Sister Prema calls allegations baseless, assures cooperation in investigations

    July 19, 2018
  • Taslima’s blather

    Taslima’s blather

    Taslima Nasreen’s remark on Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity is beneath contempt, to say the least. And yet the response of the Archbishop of Kolkata, Thomas D’Souza, and the Vice-Chancellor of St Xavier’s University, Father Felix Raj, has been remarkably restrained, with the Missionaries of Charity declining to comment. It has in effect …

    July 19, 2018
  • Maneka Gandhi asks states to inspect all child-care homes run by Missionaries of Charity

    Maneka Gandhi asks states to inspect all child-care homes run by Missionaries of Charity

    Gandhi also directed the states to ensure that all child care institutions were registered and linked to the country's apex adoption body within a month.

    July 17, 2018
  • Historic photo exhibit of Mother Teresa begins

    Historic photo exhibit of Mother Teresa begins

    The life of Mother Teresa (1910-97), the Macedonian nun who devoted herself to serving the destitute mainly in India, continues inspiring people across the globe to play a healing role regardless of religion or ethnicity. That is the message conveyed in the photo exhibition on her life that kicked off Tuesday at Sophia University in …

    November 29, 2017
  • UNHCR to get Mother Teresa Award 2017 for social justice

    UNHCR to get Mother Teresa Award 2017 for social justice

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been named as the recipient of the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice, 2017 as an acknowledgement of its exceptional work worldwide, it was announced here on Thursday. The UNHCR provides humanitarian aid to innumerable people internally displaced by conflicts and helping stateless people all …

    November 9, 2017
  • Joys and travails of motherhood

    Joys and travails of motherhood

    When I had first started working (and when I wasn’t a mom), I remember an incident where a male colleague had asked a female colleague (senior to me and who happened to be a mother of two), whether she was hungry and would go for lunch. “I am perennially hungry and sleepy”, she smiled and …

    October 29, 2017
  • Tributes paid to Mother Teresa on her 107th birth anniversary

    Tributes paid to Mother Teresa on her 107th birth anniversary

    Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Saturday paid floral tributes at the statue of the founder of Missionaries of Charity Saint Mother Teresa on her 107th birth anniversary here. Welfare minister M Kandasamy, Deputy Speaker V P Sivakolundhu, legislators and delegates of different organisations were among those who paid tributes.

    August 26, 2017
  • Saint Teresa’s blue-bordered sari an Intellectual Property now

    Saint Teresa’s blue-bordered sari an Intellectual Property now

    The famous blue-bordered sari of Mother Teresa, who has been canonised as Saint Teresa of Calcutta by the Vatican, has been recognised as an Intellectual Property of the Missionaries of Charity. "The Trade Marks Registry, Government of India, has granted the registration of the trade mark for that pattern of blue border of sari," Intellectual …

    July 9, 2017