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GCIC pays tribute to the victims of 26/11 Islamic terror attack on India


Mumbai: Baby Moshe, the cherubic face of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, still remembers his slain parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, and considers the Chabad House here as his home even as he grows up in Israel, his grandparents said here on Wednesday.

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Allow Taslima to return to Kolkata: Mahasweta Devi-Women Against Oppression (WAO),

Kolkata, Nov 22

Magsaysay Award winning litterateur Mahasweta Devi Monday demanded that Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin be allowed to come back to Kolkata.She also requested all the people fighting for a political change in the West Bengal, to come forward and fight for the return of Nasrin.

In a written statement to Women Against Oppression (WAO), which held a protest on the third anniversary of Taslima’s banishment from Kolkata, Mahasweta Devi said the ill-treatment meted out to the Bangladeshi writer would be one of the main causes for the Left Front government’s decline.

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Arch Bishop Cheenath urges President Obama to defend Christians religious freedom as he defended the Muslims

The Archbishop Cheenath eastern Indian state of Orissa has urged President Barack Obama to denounce the persecution of Christians during his November 6-8 visit to India. Some 50,000 Christians were left homeless during an anti-Christian rampage in 2008.

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