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  • BENGALURU TESTIMONIES JUNIOR’S FASHION WEEK’S WORKSHOP
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    ANKITA SULE | January 21, 2017 An avowal to the fresh talent of the Junior Models.  The festivities of Pongal got lit with the little kids learning to be models and beyond. With the 15th of January, Bengaluru saw the very first workshop of 2017. The workshop took place at Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Whitefield, Bengaluru. As a token of preparation for the Junior’s Fashion Week, young kids’ aspirations found a comfortable homage with the workshop as their aid. Scullers Kids also graced the workshop with unique photo shoots to prepare the little ones. Vito Dell’ Erba, the... Read more »

  • Rohingya Children Give Eyewitness Accounts of Atrocities in Myanmar
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    Rohingya boys and girls as young as 11 and 12 spoke of atrocities they had witnessed that forced them to flee Myanmar’s Rakhine state in recent weeks, with some telling BenarNews they saw Burmese security personnel burn their siblings alive. A correspondent for BenarNews, an RFA-affiliated online news service, interviewed at least 19 children during visits to refugee camps in Cox’s... Read more »
  • Tibetans Ordered Home by China Are Questioned by Police, Lose Their Passports
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    Tibetans ordered home to China ahead of a large Buddhist gathering led this month in India by the Dalai Lama have been stripped of their passports and questioned by police, with authorities especially wanting to know what they discussed with others following their return, Tibetan sources say.“Many Tibetans who had traveled to India and Nepal on pilgrimage were forced to... Read more »
  • Destruction at Larung Gar Now Set to Resume Next Month
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    In a surprise move, authorities in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province have decided to resume demolition at the Larung Gar Buddhist Academy sooner than previously reported, moving the date forward to February with work scheduled for completion by the end of March, a Tibetan source says.Thousands of Tibetan and Han Chinese monks and nuns, along with a few Western students, have... Read more »
  • Three More Muslim Men Found Dead in Myanmar’s Maungdaw
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    The bodies of three Muslim villagers missing since last Friday in Myanmar’s violence-ridden Maungdaw township were found on Jan. 21 in a case which authorities are investigating as a murder, the State Counselor’s Office said Monday. The three men were identified as Mahmud Shawfee, 30, Sunta Ahmed, 70, and Mahmud Supai, 22, after their bodies were discovered in shallow graves about... Read more »