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Chennai turns unused marriage halls into hospitals

CHENNAI: Chennai Corporation has started converting some of its out-of-use marriage halls into hospitals.

A marriage hall near New College in ward 115 of Teynampet zone will be converted to a hospital under the national urban health mission shortly.


No More…?

Always easier said than done— “no more.”  “No more, will I live like this.”

Yeah, so I tried creating a Facebook page earlier in the month.  484 more words



There is, in our time,
a zophos, a blackness
of the densest darkness


in the hearts of those
that ravage the innocent


in the hearts of those that…

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Life Poetry

A country where liberal journalists risk death

From: BBC news Dated: July 24 2014 By Mohammed Hanif, Pakistan

The life of a liberal journalist in Pakistan is not an easy one. Write about someone fighting a blasphemy case, or someone whose faith is considered heresy, and you may very soon find yourself in deep trouble. 141 more words

Give me your poor
Your sick
Your homeless

See, a woman carries a lantern in the darkness
Bringing hope

Her name is Mother of Exiles.



Section 8 voucher program has been around for nearly 40 years

“These kinds of cuts are really unprecedented,” Rice told me. “The Section 8 voucher program has been around for nearly 40 years—it was created during the Nixon Administration and has had strong, bipartisan support for its entire history. 28 more words