These Sikh dancers want to make people smile, show their cultural heritage and break down stereotypes. Good job! 🙂
Minu Pauline is the owner of ’’Pappadavada’’, a famous restaurant in Kochi in India. One day, she saw a homeless woman eating leftover food from a trashcan. Pauline couldn’t help but feel moved by the site of this woman’s plight, and realized that she had to do something.
So she decided to put a fridge full of food right on the street for those who need it. The fridge is open 24/7, and anyone can take a free meal from it. Pauline adds 78-80 new meals there every day. Other local restaurants and people who care about the homeless also regularly fill the fridge up with food.
This art project by Leena Kejriwal aims to attract attention to girls being kidnapped in India (usually between 9 and 12 years old) to be used in sex trafficking.
Read more about this action here:
Malala Yusafsai is the youngest ever Nobel Peace prize winner, whereas Kailash Satyarthi is in his sixties. She comes from Pakistan, he comes from India: their countries are close neighbors yet have often been at war since the Partition of India in 1947. She is a woman, he is a man, but both fight for the rights of children (all children!) to freedom and education. She is a Muslim, he is a Hindu: the proof that different religions can agree and work together towards a humanitarian goal that is common to both. Their joint prize is a message of hope for the world!
In this film, Shah Rukh Khan plays the role of a Muslim man fighting for the love of his Hindu wife in a difficult context.
For The Mint Dressing :
1/2 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp honey
salt to taste
For the salad :
1 cup watermelon (tarbuj) cubes
1 cup pineapple cubes
1 cup cooked sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 cup cucumber cubes
1/2 cup lettuce , torn into pieces
salt to taste
For the tangy mint dressing :
1.Combine the watermelon, pineapple, sweet corn kernels and cucumber along with 1 tbsp of water to a coarse paste.
2.Add the honey and salt and mix well. Keep aside.
To make the salad :
1.Put the lettuce leaves in a bowl full of ice-cold water for half an hour. This will make them crisp. Drain the water and keep aside.
2.Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl.
3.Pour the mint dressing and toss well.