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1999 January 23rd Missionary Staines and.two children burnt alive in India

Preaching the Gospel and Impacting Public Arena …
Gladys Staines (widow of Staines)shares…
Because He lives I can face tomorrow: Singing through the difficult moments

– Gladys Staines

At the age of 16 I went to a school camp where we learnt the song “I know who holds the future and He guides me with His hand. With God things don’t just happen, everything by Him is planned.” This was the beginning of my placing problems in His hands.

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Indian Parilament Bill to amend 150-yr-old Christian divorce law in winter

New Delhi, Nov 13 (PTI) Christian couples' wait for two years for seeking divorce by mutual consent may soon end as a nearly 150-year-old law is set to be amended to lower the requisite separation period to one year following persistent demand from the community.

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No FCRA registration renewal to 25 NGOs for alleged 'anti-national' acts in India

New Delhi, Nov 4, 2016
The federal Government of India has denied renewal of FCRA registration to 25 NGOs after they were allegedly found to be involved in anti-national activities, and also derecognised more than 11,000 organisations for failing to apply for renewal. A senior Home Ministry official confirmed the move, saying the continuation of the 25 NGOs' operations in the country are "contrary" to the provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA) and allegedly anti-national.

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Indian Minister Mahesh Sharma imposes dress code for Foreign Tourists

All India | Agencies | Updated: August 29, 2016
Indian Union Minister Mahesh Sharma says tourists should avoid wearing short skirts in small towns
NEW DELHI: Don't wear skirts - this piece of advice is in the list of dos and don'ts handed to tourists on their arrival in India, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma has said."When tourists arrive at the airport, they are being given a welcome kit which has a card with dos and don'ts... it has instructions like if they are in small cities, they should not roam around alone at night or wear skirts...they should take a picture of the car they are travelling in and send it to their friend'." Mr Sharma, the Minister of State for Culture, said on Sunday.

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