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The Journey of a Saint

“Life is not worth living unless it is lived for others.”- Mother Teresa. A name that resonates with charity and humility, she taught us the true meaning of selfless living.
Greatest Saint of our times.(Flickr)
Greatest Saint of our times.(Flickr)
Published on Aug 26, 2021 04:34 PM IST
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Mother Teresa birth anniversary: As tributes pour in, here’s more on the saint

  • Mother Teresa, baptised Gonxha Agnes, was born in Skopje, present day capital of Macedonia, to Nikola and Drana Bojaxhiu. She was the youngest child in a Kosovar Albanian family.
Mother Teresa passed away on September 5, 1997, her feast day, and beatified on October 19, 2002.(ANI Photo)
Mother Teresa passed away on September 5, 1997, her feast day, and beatified on October 19, 2002.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 26, 2021 11:20 AM IST
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Mother Teresa birth anniversary: Union minister Hardeep Puri pays tribute

In 1950, Mother Teresa founded the Roman Catholic religious congregation which later went on to be known as Missionaries of Charity. During her life, she set up many homes for the poor, needy, those dying from AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis all over India.
Mother Teresa came to India in 1929 and took her first religious vows on 24 May 1931.
Mother Teresa came to India in 1929 and took her first religious vows on 24 May 1931.
Published on Aug 26, 2021 08:34 AM IST
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Jacqueline quotes Mother Teresa as she distributes meals to people

  • Jacqueline Fernandez took part in the meal distribution drive for people in need amid the Covid-19 pandemic in Mumbai. She also shared pictures on social media.
Jacqueline Fernandez distributes meals to people in Mumbai.
Jacqueline Fernandez distributes meals to people in Mumbai.
Published on May 06, 2021 12:31 PM IST
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Mother Teresa birth anniversary: Inspiring quotes by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Mother Teresa was such a generous soul that when she won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979, she refused the prize money of $192,000 and asked for it to be donated to the poor in India. On her birth anniversary read some inspiring quotes by the Saint.
Mother Teresa(Wikipedia)
Mother Teresa(Wikipedia)
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 07:30 AM IST
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Nuns pay tribute to Mother Teresa on her 109th birth anniversary

Mother Teresa was declared Patron Saint of the Archdiocese of Calcutta in September 2017 by the Vatican Pope for her selfless service towards helping the underprivileged and poor in Kolkata.
Nuns cleaning a portrait of Mother Teresa on the occassion of Mother Teresa's birthday.(ANI Photo)
Nuns cleaning a portrait of Mother Teresa on the occassion of Mother Teresa's birthday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 11:14 AM IST
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Social media outreach, Vatican trip: Sushma Swaraj’s run-ins with the RSS

On Wednesday, the Sangh condoled her passing away and in a message RSS chief, Mohan Bhagwat and general secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi said that for nearly 45 years she led an ideal and exemplary political life and will be forever remembered as an ideal activist, able leader, influential minister.
The Sangh leaders also referred to her last tweet where she indicated her happiness over the historic moment that had taken place, (the Bill seeking reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir).(AP FILE)
The Sangh leaders also referred to her last tweet where she indicated her happiness over the historic moment that had taken place, (the Bill seeking reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir).(AP FILE)
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 09:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, | BySmriti Kak Ramachandran

How selfie threatens to kill the autograph

While Indian celebrities are yet to speak their mind on the subject and the autograph may not be dead yet, it has certainly lost out to the selfie in the celebrity culture.
NCR-based autograph lovers, believe selfie-seekers are making it difficult for them to approach celebrities(Samir Jana, Sanjeev Verma/HT Photos)
NCR-based autograph lovers, believe selfie-seekers are making it difficult for them to approach celebrities(Samir Jana, Sanjeev Verma/HT Photos)
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 11:03 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByManoj Sharma

Early tragedy drove Mother Teresa to India’s poor: Study

Personal tragedy during the early years of Mother Teresa’s life was the main reason why she decided to enter religious life and chose India as the destination to serve the poor, according to new research at the University of Birmingham.
Childrens take selfies with Mother Teresa 3D painting at Amusement Park, Borivali in Mumbai, India. Image for representation.(Hindustan Times file photo)
Childrens take selfies with Mother Teresa 3D painting at Amusement Park, Borivali in Mumbai, India. Image for representation.(Hindustan Times file photo)
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 06:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Don’t obliterate women from public memory

It’s crucial to remember where we come from, who we are as a people and what we stand for. Our historical and cultural heritage includes not just powerful men in public life but also the women who, despite all the odds, managed to surge forward, make their own paths and, in doing so, show us the way ahead
Students of Shivaji School, Ghatkopar, dress up like Savitribai Phule on the occasion of her birth anniversary, Mumbai, January 3, 2019(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Students of Shivaji School, Ghatkopar, dress up like Savitribai Phule on the occasion of her birth anniversary, Mumbai, January 3, 2019(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Published on Jan 13, 2019 03:25 PM IST
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#MondayMusings: How tall should a statue be?

Tall statues no longer mean much in this day and age. What we need are tall achievements
A view of the memorial to the ‘Iron Man of India’ Sardar Vallabhai Patel which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(HT/Photo)
A view of the memorial to the ‘Iron Man of India’ Sardar Vallabhai Patel which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(HT/Photo)
Updated on Nov 12, 2018 02:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByAbhay Vaidya

Missionaries of Charity to return to government adoption body, says WCD minister Maneka Gandhi

The development comes in the backdrop of the union government’s crackdown on the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic order founded by Mother Teresa.
Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity (MoC) will be returning to the government’s Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) system, Union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi said on Monday.(HT File Photo)
Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity (MoC) will be returning to the government’s Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) system, Union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi said on Monday.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 30, 2018 06:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to go to South Korea for twin city agreement

This is his first bilateral visit to a foreign country since the Aam Aadmi Party government came to power in 2015.
Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to depart on September 11 and return by September 14.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to depart on September 11 and return by September 14.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 02:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Daddy and daughter dearest

When eminent photographer Raghu Rai’s little girl decided to make a film on her father, she found a whole other side to his personality
Raghu Rai recreates an old memory with daughter Avani Rai at his home in Delhi(Sanchit Khanna)
Raghu Rai recreates an old memory with daughter Avani Rai at his home in Delhi(Sanchit Khanna)
Updated on Sep 01, 2018 08:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVeenu Singh

Shooting the ‘other’: Raghu Rai, Ram Rahman offer tips on how to get it right

A series of poverty-themed pictures on the World Press Photo Instagram account has caused an uproar. Indian photojournalists discuss what they would have done differently.
‘When I was doing my second book on Kolkata, I started to notice every child in every street, these children who had no homes and no schooling, but knew the simple joys of life,’ says Raghu Rai. The photo above was taken at this time.
‘When I was doing my second book on Kolkata, I started to notice every child in every street, these children who had no homes and no schooling, but knew the simple joys of life,’ says Raghu Rai. The photo above was taken at this time.
Updated on Aug 07, 2018 08:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDipanjan Sinha

Happy Birthday Priyanka Chopra: Excerpts from her unauthorised biography

Actor Priyanka Chopra is an international artist. On her birthday today, Jul 18, here are a few excerpts from Aseem Chhabra’s Priyanka Chopra: The Incredible Story of a Global Bollywood Star — an unauthorised biography. Including the one when she confirmed being in a relationship!
Actor Priyanka Chopra.
Actor Priyanka Chopra.
Updated on Jul 19, 2018 11:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAseem Chhabra

Summer respite for Delhiites: The enchanting Amaltas tree

In Ayurveda, Amaltas is known as aragvadha, meaning disease killer.
Amaltas, also known as the golden shower trees, seen in full bloom in Delhi during the summers.(Photo: Sanjeev Verma/ HT)
Amaltas, also known as the golden shower trees, seen in full bloom in Delhi during the summers.(Photo: Sanjeev Verma/ HT)
Updated on May 18, 2018 12:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAbhinav Verma, New Delhi

Spirited, inspiring: Story of the man who built the Punjab wax statues Twitter laughed at

A Wax Museum in Punjab’s Ludhiana was the butt of all jokes on Twitter on Monday, mostly because none of the 52 “statues” it featured had any resemblance to the personality. Now, the story of how Chandra Shekhar Prabhakar (71) took to making wax statues in 2005 after undergoing a heart surgery is making all those who laughed at him eat their words.
The statues lacked the basic essence of resemblance to personalities.(ANI)
The statues lacked the basic essence of resemblance to personalities.(ANI)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 03:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Here’s why Twitter can’t stop laughing at statues from this Punjab wax museum

The wax museum in Ludhiana features 52 international personalities, which include Narendra Modi, Mother Teresa, Barack Obama, and Sachin Tendulkar among others. Why does it have Twitter in splits?
The statues lacked the basic essence of resemblance to personalities.(ANI/Twitter)
The statues lacked the basic essence of resemblance to personalities.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Apr 02, 2018 03:01 PM IST
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Asian News International, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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