Kusumabale, published in 1988, is a classic in Kannada literature. Written in a dialect typically spoken in Chamarajnagar district in Southern Karnataka, it combines prose and poetry, mythology and realism to weave a tapestry of Dalit life. The award carries a purse of ₹50,000 and a copper plaque. It will be presented later in the year. … [Read more...] about Akademi award for English translation of ‘Kusumabale’
VIFORES Chairman Do Xuan Lap said Vietnamese businesses have exported timber and wood products to the US market for many years, so they have implemented the requirements of this market. Vietnam has exported artificial wood and softwood such as rubber and acacia wood to the US and imported oak and walnut wood from this market. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES FEB. 25
Viet Nam’s software legalisation is currently trailing other ASEAN countries, where CEOs have been more proactive at managing software to ensure legality. According to the BSA Global Software Survey 2018, the rate of unlicensed software usage in Vietnam is 74 per cent, while the average rate for Asia Pacific is 57 per cent. … [Read more...] about Hundreds of corporations in VN transition to legal software, but warns of ongoing risks: BSA
The Lutherans have no such compunction. The Church of Sweden has had women pastors for more than half a century, the Danes for almost 70 years. And the gulf between the two churches on this issue will be underscored this week when Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic church, comes face to face with the head of the Church of Sweden, Archbishop Antje Jackelén – a woman. … [Read more...] about After 500 years of schism, will the rift of the Reformation finally be healed?
When they stopped to ask for directions at a police checkpoint, their nightmare began. An officer grew suspicious at Loubani's Palestinian accent (as the home of Hamas, an affiliate of Morsi's now-hated Muslim Brotherhood, Palestine has become tainted by association with the ousted president). Like hundreds of others that day in Cairo, they were then hauled into state custody for little reason other than police hysteria and paranoia. … [Read more...] about Canadian pair describe ‘shared trauma’ of ordeal in Egyptian prison