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    Students organise pre-budget rally; demand allocation of 4% of GDP for education
    May22

    Students organise pre-budget rally; demand allocation of 4% of GDP for education

    The students belonging to various parts of country organised a pre-budget rally demanding allocation of 4 per cent of GDP for education. They also called for 25 per cent of the total education budget to be allocated for higher education and for introduction of immediate reforms in the higher education sector. The rally was organised by Anjumn...

    Genesis Prize/JFN award grants to 28 programs for intermarried families
    May22

    Genesis Prize/JFN award grants to 28 programs for intermarried families

    Michael Douglas speaking at the announcement of the Genesis Generation Challenge winners at the Bloomberg Philanthropies headquarters in New York City on April 28, 2015. (Flickr) (JTA) — Some 28 projects to increase outreach to intermarried families will receive funding under a matching grants program between the Jewish Funders Network and the...

    Gardening calendar: Trees to dirt tips to plant sales for long weekend gardening
    May22

    Gardening calendar: Trees to dirt tips to plant sales for long weekend gardening

    Annual Plant Sale at the Rothwell United Church, perennials, herbs, annuals, houseplants and more, May 21, 8 to 11 a.m., 42 Sumac Rd., Gloucester. www.rothwellunited.com All the Dirt container gardening, tips on creating dazzling containers, best plants and soil information, with Catherine Disley Engler, May 17 from 7 to 9 p.m., Bldg. 72 CEF...

    Kidnapped Ukrainian woman recovered after three years from Tharparkar
    May22

    Kidnapped Ukrainian woman recovered after three years from Tharparkar

    A 31-year-old Ukrainian national taken captive three years ago in Rawalpindi was recovered by law enforcement officials from a Tharparkar village on Sunday, police officials said. Katrina was recovered by a joint team of police and Rangers officials in a raid on Katho village, said Senior Superintendent of Police for Tharparkar district Sarfaraz...

    The Families Suing Russia Over MH17
    May22

    The Families Suing Russia Over MH17

    Families of the passengers of the Malaysia Airlines airplane shot down over eastern Ukraine in 2014 are suing Russia and its president, according to Australian media.Thirty-three relatives from Australia, New Zealand, and Malaysia have filed a lawsuit against Vladimir Putin and his country over the crash that killed 298 people in 2014, the Sydney...

    Popular Pastor In Ukraine, Sunday Adelaja Entangled In Adultery Scandal
    May22

    Popular Pastor In Ukraine, Sunday Adelaja Entangled In Adultery Scandal

    Popular Nigerian pastor, Sunday Adelaja’s church is currently enmeshed in an adultery scandal following allegations that he had extramarital affairs with at least 20 women in his church, this is according to a report by PUNCH. Adelaja, founder of one of Europe’s largest churches, Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations...

    The Kremlin’s New Divisions May Actually Reduce Russia’s Military Readiness
    May22

    The Kremlin’s New Divisions May Actually Reduce Russia’s Military Readiness

    Aleksandr Golts Russian Ground Forces, Russia The Russian defense ministry may begin creating skeleton units to be staffed by heretofore non-existent reservists. During a regular ministerial conference call, on May 4, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu clarified previously declared plans to counter the North Atlantic Treaty Organization...

    Tatars remain resolute in Kremlin-controlled Crimea
    May22

    Tatars remain resolute in Kremlin-controlled Crimea

    Over two years have passed since Russia annexed Crimea. Tatars are feeling increasingly insecure in their homeland on the Black Sea peninsula. Juri Rescheto reports from Simferopol. …read more Source:...

    Boris Schnaiderman, Brazil’s pioneering Russian literature translator, dies at 99
    May22

    Boris Schnaiderman, Brazil’s pioneering Russian literature translator, dies at 99

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — Brazil’s greatest promoter of Russian literature, Boris Schnaiderman, has died. Schnaiderman died Thursday from pneumonia in Sao Paulo. He was 99. An Ukrainian-born Jew, he was the first person to translate classical Russian literature directly from the Russian language to Portuguese. A translator, writer and...

    Tatars remain resolute in Kremlin-controlled Crimea
    May22

    Tatars remain resolute in Kremlin-controlled Crimea

    Over two years have passed since Russia annexed Crimea. Tatars are feeling increasingly insecure in their homeland on the Black Sea peninsula. Juri Rescheto reports from Simferopol. …read more Source: Deutsche...