Latest News for: Contemporary life


Mehfil-e-Milad organized at Pakistan Embassy, Beijing

Urdu Point 22 Oct 2021
A function in Chancery, a renowned Pakistani scholar Qari Ghulam Rasool based in New York gave a virtual talk on "Seerat-un-Nabi (PBUH) and contemporary world". He dwelled in detail about the life of Holy Prophet (PBUH), his teaching and their relevance for ...

A peek inside 'The Teenage Diary of Rani Laxmi Bai'

The Times of India 22 Oct 2021
The excerpt comprised of a conversation between Rani Laxmi Bai and a group of men that included her father, her husband, her adopted brother, and his friend at her in-laws’ house, and how she copes with the contemporary notions of gender and her new life as a queen and a married woman.

New staycation package unveiled at Marriott Nanshan

Shenzhen Daily 22 Oct 2021
The event invited Bracy, a life planning organizer, who opened the event with the common problems encountered by contemporary people, introduced the close connection between storage and life trends, and shared the corresponding organizing methods according to one’s habits.

African Beat

Voa News 22 Oct 2021
... of contemporary African music and conversation.

Personal Adds: Happy Birthday Kay!

News & Record 22 Oct 2021
Ivan Saul Cutler Special to the News & Record. Guilford County Commissioner Kay Cashion prepared for a routine October meeting of the Dolley Madison Woman’s Club, a service organization she founded more than 40 years ago ... +2. Ivan Saul Cutler. Personal Adds is an occasional column reflecting on contemporary life ... .

'Vikas' takes back seat ahead of Karnataka bypolls

The Times of India 22 Oct 2021
“This shows the incompetence of political leaders who are unable to capture the imagination of people through their oratorial skills, apart from failure to comprehend contemporary issues and present them in an attractive manner. It also shows falling standards of public life,” ...

Paris art fair gets back to business after Covid pause

Indian Express 22 Oct 2021
After missing a year, the contemporary art world’s annual get-together in Paris is roaring back to life with a feast of viewings, deal-making and social mingling – and a nod to the impact of COVID-19 in some of the works on display.

Church News for Oct. 22

Johnson City Press 22 Oct 2021
Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 S. Roan St., Johnson City ... in the Melting Pot, and the contemporary service at 11 a.m. in the Christian Life Center ... Join us at 9 a.m ... in the Christian Life Center (all COVID protections in place); or worship through your car radio at 9.45 a.m ... The Gathering contemporary worship service will begin at 11 a.m ... W.

Why we owe so much to Mary Quant — women’s liberator and soul of the 60s

Irish Independent 21 Oct 2021
The film explores her life and legacy via a vivid collage of archive footage, interviews with friends, family and contemporaries (Zandra Rhodes, Dave Davies of The Kinks, her son Orlando Plunket-Greene and godson Jasper Conran), and insights from contemporary fashion figures (Kate Moss, Charlotte Tilbury and Vivienne Westwood).

Local pastors complete training to better serve the High Country

Watauga Democrat 21 Oct 2021
The program equips McClain to help people focus their awareness toward God, encouraging them toward a more intentional Christian life through prayer and reflection ... Praise & Worship in the Sanctuary at 8.30 a.m.; Crossroads contemporary service in the Family Life Center at 10.55 a.m.; and Traditional worship in the Sanctuary at 11.00 a.m.

'Becoming Cousteau' plumbs depths of French ocean explorer

Urdu Point 21 Oct 2021
"Becoming Cousteau," which hits theaters in the United States this Friday, traces the extraordinary life of the man through archive footage and interviews, and was compiled by double-Oscar nominee Liz Garbus ... Garbus trawled through hundreds of hours of footage -- much of it never released publicly -- to capture a flavor of a life lived underwater.

Reinventing Commons Governance in Modern Times

Resilience 21 Oct 2021
Commons are highly generative precisely because they are living social organisms entangled within the larger web of life ... But in fact, institutions of social cooperation offer another path, as we can see throughout world history; in Elinor Ostrom’s scholarship; and in countless examples in contemporary life.

At 85, Buddy Guy is still working to keep the blues alive at The Ramkat ...

News & Record 21 Oct 2021
It’s a story that has been told before, so much so that Guy isn’t as interested in talking about his life as he is in trying to make sure that the blues and the musicians who helped define it are still talked about. That left other contemporary ... We always sang about everyday life.

What secret ingredient for Slavyanka cake mystified Soviet housewives? (RECIPE)

Russia Beyond 21 Oct 2021
Here’s a recipe for an unexpectedly pure white cake with a crunchy cream named after a Slavic woman. Even 30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, people born and raised there become very nostalgic whenever they compare the contemporary world with that of life in the 1970-1980s. Take cakes, for instance - Praga, Skazka and Napoleon ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... 5.

Wiccans in the US military are mourning the dead in Afghanistan this year as they ...

Albany Democrat Herald 20 Oct 2021
It is a somber holiday to remember and mourn those who have died but also to celebrate death as part of the natural cycle of life. As a scholar of contemporary paganism, I am aware that Samhain this year will be particularly poignant for Wiccans who are members or veterans of the U.S.