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  1. News - World - IRELAND

    Irish probe death of Indian woman refused abortion

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Dublin

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dublin Woman refused abortion in Ireland dies Irish authorities yesterday investigated the death of a woman who was refused a termination after doctors told her it was a Catholic country, in a case that has revived debate about abo ...

  2. Ancient Secrets of Light

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sand-painting artist Hoi Chiu and Bharata Natyam dancer Oxana Banshikova (left) perform in All Theatre Art Association and Cosmic Dance's multimedia theatre show enlisting the wisdom of Chinese Taoism and Indian Vedanta to find balance within chaos. Jul 14-16, 8pm, also Jul 16, 3pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150 (members HK$120) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 ...

  3. Indians hope killings will end after Muslim clerics declare fatwa against terrorism

    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Following the creation of Pakistan in 1947, Indian Muslims often felt compelled to prove their loyalty to the nation. Since the attacks, they have felt under pressure to prove ...

  4. The Indian village where music and TV are banned

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... children- look blankly when asked to name the Indian prime minister or give their age. It is only the maulvi, or religious teacher, who provides guidance- and he has issued a fatwa against TV, films ...

  5. Indian court bans 'grisly' ritual dance

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. N. M. Abdi in Calcutta India's Supreme Court has banned public performances of the ritual tandav, or dance of destruction, by a controversial Hindu religious cult. Followers of Ananda Marga (Path of Bliss) have been staging the grisly ritual dance ...

  6. Indian court seeks a standard civil code

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Reviving an issue that periodically pits Hindus against Muslims, the Indian Supreme Court has said it is baffled at the national parliament's failure to devise a common civil code - a law on marriage, divorce and property rights that would apply to all citizens. At present, the constitution allows people of different faiths to follow their own laws. So Indian Muslims can ...

  7. Anger at Indian proposal to ban beef

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... votes in November's state polls. For millions of Indians, a ban will fundamentally alter their diet. Beef constitutes 40 per cent of all meat eaten in Kerala and the northeastern states ...

  8. Breathing new life into Indian Buddhism

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With guidance from her master, the Venerable Hsing Yun, the Buddhist nun spent three years giving about 30 Indian youths basic lessons in Buddhism and Mandarin. The youngsters, mostly from Ladakh, were ...

  9. Gulammohammed Sheikh

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paintings (including City of Statues, left) by the Indian artist-poet-educator-art historian, many of which focus on human dwellings. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Jul 31 ...

  10. Nine Lives

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Nine Lives by William Dalrymple Bloomsbury HK$168 Twenty years ago, travel writing focused on the narrator and his adventures. In Nine Lives, William Dalrymple concentrates on the people he meets 'in search of the sacred in modern Indi ...




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