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    Wycliffe, DOOR to translate Bible for deaf people

    Wycliffe Associates and a ministry to the deaf have announced a new partnership to translate the Bible into sign language for the millions of people who do not have access to the Scriptures. Deaf Opportunity Outreach International (DOOR) will work with Wycliffe Bible Translators and teams of deaf translators from various nations to bring the

    Maoists killed Saraswati to get support from Christians

     BHUBANESWAR: Maoists might have killed VHP leader Laxamananda Saraswati for securing support of the minority Christians and expand their network in Orissa’s Kandhamal district, the Commission probing the murder was informed here today.  “Maoists might have killed Saraswati to get the support of Christians,” former Inspector in-Charge of Kotgarh police station H K Pradhan told Justice

    Murder In Plain Sight

    If any picture can speak a thousand words, these photos — available exclusively to TEHELKA — could fill volumes. They capture a shootout that happened in the heart of Imphal, Manipur’s capital, barely 500 metres from the state assembly, on July 23. They show the moments before, during and after the encounter killing’ of a

    Protestants support gay rights

    New Delhi : A forum of Protestant and Orthodox churches in India has said homosexuality is “a natural or genetical reality”, adopting a radically different stand from other influential Christian denominations across the world. The National Council of Churches in India (NCCI), which represents around 1.3 crore Christians in the country, also said the rest of

    NE top consumer of tobacco in the country

    RAJU DAS Shillong: The Northeastern States are amongst the top consumers of tobacco products in the country with Mizoram earning the dubious distinction of having the largest number of tobacco product consumers in India.  Sixty-one per cent of the population in Mizoram uses some form of tobacco products. In India, 57 per cent males and 10.9

    Will peace return to Kandhamal?

    By Fr. Jebamalai Raja “With rejuvenated power, confidence and hope I have come back to my parish nine months after the riots”, expressed by Fr. Chandy, a diocesan priest, aged 69, working at Shankarakole Parish in Kandhamal District of Bhubaneshwar-Cuttack Archdiocese. He returned to his parish on June 8th 2009 and started cleaning up the