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Buddha Sculptures Returned To Afghanistan

Word For Peace Ten stolen Buddha sculptures were returned to Afghanistan after they were discovered stashed inside two broken fruit crates at London’s Heathrow Airport. Customs officers seized a statue and nine Buddha heads in 2002 believing they might have been used to hide drugs but further investigations revealed they were stolen 1,500-year-old treasures. Police said the sculptures from the ancient region of …

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Beautiful Gesture Of Communal Harmony From Kerala

Word For Peace KOZHIKODE: The Idivetty Jumamasjid mahal committee near Perambra here was large-hearted enough to postpone their celebrations on Milad-Un-Nabi on Sunday as the marriage of a Hindu girl, staying next door to the mosque, was fixed on the same day. Not only did the committee put off the celebrations, but they also actively took part in the marriage, playing the …

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Brahmin woman taught Arabic in Kerala for 29 years, retired happily enough

Word For Peace Brahmin scholar Gopalika Antharjanam taught Arabic in Kerala for 29 years of service. When she began to teach in 1987, there was an uproar: ‘Brahmin can’t teach Arabic’. Now Feroz Khan is struggling with the same uproar. He was only Muslim student in his batch for Sanskrit. Both stories will have to win against all odds in …

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