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Month: September 2019

September 30, 2019

Countdown Starts for Autumn Festiva...

The preparation is in full swing to face the festival which will start from 4 October. Durga puja is celebrated with joy all over India especially in West Bengal

Afghanistan: The Voting is Over, No...

Afghan officials are counting votes after Saturday’s presidential election that was held amid repeated threats by the Taliban and fear of post-election chaos

Impoverished Women in Malawi Fishin...

Along the shores of Lake Malawi, poverty and food shortages are chronic problems, due to a declining fish catches in the lake. Women facing hunger, or trying to feed their families, sometimes resort to having sex with fishermen in order to get something to eat

World News At a Glance

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September 29, 2019

Five Takeaways From AfghanistanR...

Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), which had dozens of observers at polling stations, also reported low turnout, especially among female voters

American Charity School in Liberia ...

Students at an American charity school in Liberia almost lost their institution to a notorious sex abuse scandal, forcing the academy to close. Then a new, Liberian-run organization formed to re-open the school. In Monrovia, Monique John follows one student on her first day back in class

West Papua Territory Unrest: The Ro...

Indonesia’s two easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua, known internationally as the territory of West Papua, have recently been racked by civil unrest. Thousands of people across the region have joined rallies to protest racial discrimination. VOA’S Alam Burnahan looks at the root of the conflict

From Our Archive: The Ordeal of a A...

The health department of the state government formed a seven-member medical board to determine whether Pinki is a male or female, who has been arrested on a rape charge brought by a woman

Ready Steady Go…Pandal Hooping!

After the prayers, the Prasad (sacred food) is distributed. Priests perform rituals by chanting religious verses.Bengalies prefer non-vegetarian foods during the festival

It’s Festival Time in Bengal

The four children are accompanying Durga-Laxmi,the goddess of wealth,Saraswati,the Goddess of knowledge,kartik,the god of worship and Ganesha,the elephant faced god representing everything that is good

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