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  • Work from home leading to eye, hearing issues: G’gram docs

    Work from home leading to eye, hearing issues: G’gram docs

    "Multiple people are working for more than eight hours wearing headphones and in front of laptops. This is putting a lot of stress on their ears and unsterilised earbuds or ear-plugs could spread infection."

    February 26, 2021
  • Dacoit mastermind, who posed as priest, caught from Rajasthan

    Dacoit mastermind, who posed as priest, caught from Rajasthan

    Police are also investigating whether Sharma and his other accomplices have any past criminal records.

    July 3, 2019
  • No priest, women perform Kali Puja in Siliguri

    No priest, women perform Kali Puja in Siliguri

    The managing committee of the Ashram’s Siliguri branch has also roped in people from all communities and religions like Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Buddhism, and Jainism.

    November 8, 2018
  • Temple priest shot dead in Bihar

    Temple priest shot dead in Bihar

    A temple priest has been shot dead in Bihar’s Rohtas district, police said on Friday. Prawin Das, attached to the Ravidas temple in Sakhra village, was murdered on Thursday night. “Some locals said that an old dispute related to the temple land may be a factor behind the killing,” a police officer said.

    January 19, 2018
  • No ransom paid for release of Kerala priest: VK Singh

    No ransom paid for release of Kerala priest: VK Singh

    Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh on Wednesday said no ransom was paid for the release of Kerala Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnallil. The priest, who was abducted by the Islamic State (IS) terrorists from Aden in March last year, was brought to Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman on Tuesday. …

    September 13, 2017
  • Kerala Catholic priest rescued from Yemen

    Kerala Catholic priest rescued from Yemen

    Catholic priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted in March last year allegedly by terrorists in Yemen, has been released, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday. “I am happy to inform that Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been rescued,” she tweeted. Uzhunnalil, who hails from Kottayam, was kidnapped from a care home in Yemen’s …

    September 12, 2017
  • A Gorkha priest

    A Gorkha priest

    The Gorkhaland agitation has found a sympathetic chord in the Indian Democratic Republican Front, based in Delhi. Its president is the Rev Christopher, a short, middle-aged stocky Gorkha, who looks more like a wrestler than a priest. He conducts prayers at the Church of Nagaland on Christmas, Easter and other Christian feast days. But these …

    August 28, 2017