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India to send $7.5m to Sri Lanka to help fight drought

Sri Lanka has been plunged into a drought after the country’s government announced it would not pay any compensation to the families of victims of the deadly monsoon flooding in 2009.The government said the monsoon rains caused a flood which killed more than 1,300 people. The Indian government is sending in funds to Sri Lankan government […]

Satchidanand Ashram in Kerala is closed

Kerala has a unique reputation for being a secular state, a bastion of free thought, tolerance and secularism.It has also had its share of controversies, particularly regarding the cult of Hindu god Satchi and his followers.The controversy over the Satchidarananda Ashram, the ashram in Kochi which has been in operation since the 1980s, comes in […]