Turmeric farmers of Karnataka's Belagavi expressed happiness over receiving high prices for their produce. Farmers were benefitted as the prices escalated due to less production. Factors including rain, COVID-19 existence played major role. "According to market, the production is 25-30% less this year due to rainfall. Market price has escalated to Rs 30,000/quintal here. It looks like the price might go higher as a result of low production," said Rajendra Menkar, a turmeric farmer
Pope Francis met Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani – one of the most senior clerics in Shiite Islam – in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf on Saturday to deliver a message of peaceful co-existence, urging Muslims to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority.The historic meeting in Mr al-Sistani’s humble home was months in the making, with every detail painstakingly discussed and negotiated between the ayatollah’s office and the Vatican.The closed-door meeting was expected to touch on issues plaguing Iraq’s Christian minority. Mr al-Sistani is a deeply revered figure in Shiite-majority Iraq whose opinions on religious matters are sought by Shiites worldwide.
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The Winter Olympics in Beijing are under growing calls for a boycott because of China’s policy on the Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in the western region of Xinjiang, policy that the US government has deemed “genocide.” Beijing has vehemently denied such accusations and lashed out at what it calls the politicization of sports. Now one of America’s most prominent Olympians, skier Mikaela Shiffrin, tells CNN she should not have to choose between her morals and her job.
Chinese Community staged a car rally against Communist Party of China in city of Burlington, Ontario, Canada on Feb. 21. The Car rally went all across Malls and Shopping Plaza to aware Canadians about the danger of Communist Party of China. The banners on all cars were waving with Slogans "China Lied, People Died". On the following day, Canada's parliament passed a non-binding motion on Monday saying China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region constitutes genocide, putting pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to follow suit.