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  • Gobha King (Gobha Kingdom that includes parts of three districts of present Assam- Morigaon, Nagaon and Kamrup) Deep Singh arrived at Jonbeel Mela. Jonbeel Mela is a rare festival where both the tribal and non-tribal people of Assam and Meghalaya practice a barter system for exchanging agricultural products in a festive manner at the end of the Magh Bihu period (Makara Sankranti).

  • Inauguration ceremony of 7th the Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival (KICFF) at Nandan.

  • The New Sanctuary Coalition together with faith leaders, immigration activists, and community members organized a Jericho Walk at 26 Federal Plaza, on January 18, 2018; to demand the return of recently deported founder of New Sanctuary Coalition, Jean Montrevil, and the release of the New Sanctuary Coalition executive director, Ravi Ragbir.

  • The Deputy Mayor of Rome Luca Bergamo, Councillor for Person, School and Community of Solidarity Laura Baldassarre with the President of the Jewish Community of Rome Ruth Dureghello.

  • One of the biggest attractions of the Kalibo Sto. Nino Ati-atihan festival is the “Higante” contest and Aklan Festivals parade. Featuring giant figures of legend or folklore, spirited street dancing complete with colourful props, music and choreography. Visitors and tourists can take a glimpse of Aklan festivals in their unique and contemporary rendition of paying homage to God for His rich blessings.

  • Celebration of Saint Anthony of Abbot day patron Saint of the animals, traditional bonfire and blessing of animals.

  • The first covenant signing on counter-terrorism and anti-illegal drugs and criminality campaign with the Muslim and religious leaders in Panay Island.

  • Robusta coffee demand in the local market continues to increase, this year the increase in demand reached 20 percent. The high price of Robusta coffee in the market to make the farmers in Karo district still maintain the quality of coffee, although still with a traditional processing system.

  • Since the lava dome of Mount Sinabung collapse in August last year, lava dome volume now reaches 1.6 million cubic meters.

  • In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., faith leaders, and immigration and legal advocates came together to condemn the institutional oppression of marginalized communities and hold a "Jericho Walk" in Washington Square Park on January 15, 2018; around Ai Wei Wei's “Arch” migration sculpture, to call for the immediate release of immigrant rights leaders, Ravi Ragbir, Executive Director of New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City, and Co-Founder Jean Montrevil.

  • The birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., community and labor advocates organized a Rally Against Racism in Times Square Thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets standing up for immigrants from Haiti, throughout Africa, El Salvador, and other nations that have become targets of Trump’s racist comments and bigotry.

  • A procession San Mauro relics in Casoria during the feast of the patron saint.

  • The first phase of the three-day Biswa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat. Hafez Mohammad Zubayer, the Imam of Kakrail Mosque in Dhaka, conducted the Akheri Munajat that started at 11:00am, said the Ijtema organizers. Thousands of devotees, both from home and abroad, have attended the congregation. Some 4,473 foreign devotees from 88 countries have joined the first phase of the Ijtema. The second phase of Ijtema will be held on 19-21 January. Tablighi Jamaat has been organising the Ijtema on the bank of Turag river since 1967. The Ijtema is being held in two phases from 2011 to ease the accommodation crisis.

  • Gale force winds battered Tin City and Stockton beach sand dunes. The shacks were built during the great depression of the 1930s by a group of squatters north of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

  • The Sacra di San Michele, sometimes known as Saint Michael's Abbey, is a religious complex on Mount Pirchiriano, situated on the south side of the Val di Susa overlooking the towns of Avigliana and Chiusa di San Michele, in the Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont region of northwestern Italy. The abbey, which for much of its history came under Benedictine rule, is now entrusted to the Rosminians. A special regional law acknowledges it as the "Symbolic monument of the Piedmont region".The book "The Name of the Rose" was inspired by this monumental abbey.

  • Indian Hindu pilgrims wait for a bus on the way to Gangasagar on January 13, 2018, in Kolkata, India. Hindu pilgrims form all over the country started to gather in Kolkata on their way to an annual trip to Sagardeep on Sagar Island for the one-day festival of ''Makar Sankranti.

  • At the Teatro Augusteo in Naples, a great Neapolitan actor comedian, Lello Arena is on stage with the show "Parenti Serpenti".

  • Nationally recognized immigrant rights leader Ravi Ragbir was detained while reporting to Immigration and Customs Enforcement for a routine check-in on January 11, 2018 at 26 Federal Plaza in downtown New York City. To stop his deportation, faith leaders, city council people, friends and allies surrounded the ambulance he was taken away in peacefully blocking its departure as it tried to exit the building. For 30 minutes people were knocked down, and thrown aside, but then picked themselves back up and put themselves back in front of the truck. Over 15 people were reported arrested.

  • In Napoli at the Biblioteca Nazionale the book "Il Teatro di Toni Servillo" was presented. Toni Servillo, known to the general public thanks to appreciated cinematographic roles, from the very beginning alternates the cinema with an interesting and original theatrical path, which Anna Barsotti, author of the book, carefully analyzes in the book of the title, published by Titivillus.

  • Mayor Bill de Blasio, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and other trustees of the City’s pension funds announced on January 10, 2018; a goal to divest City funds from fossil fuel reserve owners within five years, which would make New York City the first major US pension plan to do so. In total, the City’s five pension funds hold roughly $5 billion in the securities of over 190 fossil fuel companies. The City’s move is among the most significant divestment efforts in the world to date.

  • Snapshot of ongoing Exhibition, 'Quit India Chalo Dilli' on the occasion of its 75th anniversary, organised by National Archives of India in collaboration with Assam State Archives at Assam State Museum.

  • 2000 years old China in the heart of Napoli. 170 large terracotta warriors, all life-size, are showed in Napoli in the nave of the Basilica of the Santo Spirito on Via Toledo and all with the vestments of soldiers, armor and shoes. They are a small part of the famous "Terracotta Army", made up of 8,000 terracotta statues that from the third century BC watch the Qin Shi Huang mausoleum in Xi'an (in eastern China). The Terra-Cotta Army

  • It's the "solemn transfer" of the Black Nazarene replica from the Qurino Grandstand in Luneta to Quiapo Church.

  • Federation of Adibasi (tribes) Organization (FAO) observed 118th Ulgulan (mass movement of Saheed Birsa Munda against feudal and British Imperialist oppression throughout Chhotonagpur at the end of nineteenth century ) anniversary at Y Channel.

  • Devotee fainted during the arrival of the Black Nazarene statue after they are trying to touch the Black Nazarene statue while entering at Chinese & Filipino Peace Arch in Binondo (China Town), Manila City that joined the Traslacion of the Black Nazarene Festival on Jan. 9, 2018. Devotees trying to touch the icon of Black Nazarene and the rope as their belief that it may granted their wish or part of their “Panata” or devotions.

  • Devotees react as their replicas of the Black Nazarene are blessed during the procession of Black Nazarene replicas in Manila, Philippines on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Replicas of the Black Nazarene were paraded as part of celebrations leading to the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, where millions of devotees are expected to attend.

  • Hindu holy men and women form all over the country started to gather in Kolkata on their way to an annual trip to Sagardeep on Sagar Island for the one-day festival of "Makar Sankranti.

  • The Trajan Forum illuminated at night. Trajan's Forum (Foro di Traiano) was the last of the Imperial fora to be constructed in ancient Rome.

  • Protesters in New York City rallied against the imprisonment of 16-year-old Palestinian activist, Ahed Tamimi, who was indicted on 12 charges and now faces decades in an Israeli prison.

  • Hundreds of New Yorkers joined Palestinian advocacy groups on January 5, 2017 at Grand Central Station to participate on an emergency rally calling out for the immediate release of 16 year old Ahed Tamimi and all Palestinian prisoners abducted and imprisioned by Israeli Occupation Forces.

  • A relaxing mystical kawa hot bath, a unique experience you want. A kawa hot bath is a traditional hot water bath that involves you being boiled alive. A unique experience, must try the Kawa Hot Bath in Tibiao, Antique. A hot bath that will surely relax your body.

  • Members of Rise and Resist, a NYC-based direct action group, marched, chanted, and engaged tourists and residents in conversation while holding signs stating “Hands Off Mueller” and “You Can’t Fire the Truth” on January 3, 2018 at Times Square. As GOP members of the House and Republican-leaning media continue to slander Robert Mueller, activists brave the cold evening to send one message: don’t fire the special counsel.

  • The exhibition "Van Gogh, the immersive experience". The exhibition consists of giants projections of the masterpieces of the Dutch master set up in the church of Basilica Di San Giovanni Maggiore in Napoli.

  • A cold lava flood that cuts the road to a fierce Sigarang village in other side of mount Sinabung

  • The Basilica of Superga (Italian: Basilica di Superga) is a church in the vicinity of Turin. It was built from 1717 to 1731 for Victor Amadeus II of Savoy, designed by Filippo Juvarra, at the top of the hill of Superga. This fulfilled a vow the duke (and future King of Sardinia) had made during the Battle of Turin, after defeating the besieging French army within the War of the Spanish Succession

  • Isola San Giulio or San Giulio Island (Italian: Isola di San Giulio) is an island within Lake Orta in Piedmont, northwestern Italy. The island is 275 metres (902 feet) long (north/south), and is 140 metres (459 feet) wide (east/west). The most famous building on the island is the Basilica di San Giulio close to which is the monumental old seminary (1840s). Since 1976 it has been transformed into a Benedictine monastery. The little island, just west of the lakeshore village of Orta San Giulio, has very picturesque buildings, and takes its name from a local patron saint (Julius of Novara), who lived in the second half of the 4th century.

  • Backbone Campaign and NYC allies marked the kickoff of a nationwide tour of a giant Donald Trump puppet head on December 30,2017; by staging “The Citizen’s Arrest of Donald Trump” outside Trump’s residence in Midtown Manhattan, demanding the United States to impeach and remove Donald Trump and set a national standard for leadership and accountability.

  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee takes part in Indian History Congress.

  • Exhibitions on Tea Pots and Tea Set from India, Nepal, Tibet and China held at Indian Museum on December 29, 2017 in Kolkata.

  • During the 43rd Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Awarding Night (Gabi ng Parangal) at KIA Theatre, Araneta Center, Quezon City.

  • Indian physical challenge children sketching the 50 feet new year greeting card the theme of "Kanyashree" on December 27, 2017, at nandan chattor in front of Bangla Academy in Kolkata, India. Kanyashree Prakalpa is an initiative taken by the Government of West Bengal to improve life and the status of the girls by helping economically backward families with cash so that families do not arrange the marriage of their girl child before eighteen years because of economic problem.

  • Medan white rumped shama, endemic bird from North Sumatera.

  • Generally they maintain wild animal categories, such as reptile, snake, lizard, iguana, lizard type, tarantula, scorpion. And there are some friends who take care of mammals such as foxes, beavers, ect.

  • Former Vice President of India, Mohammad Hamid Ansari during a seminar "Face to Face-Is Secularism Dead in India", at Gandhi Bhawan of Jadavpur University, in Kolkata, India.

  • People praying in the mass grave of Siron, Aceh Besar Regency, Aceh Province, Indonesia. In the cemetery, there were more than 40.000 bodies of tsunami victims.

  • An Indian boy performs on the rope to earn his bread.

  • Christmas prayers at St. Paul's Cathedral church in Kolkata, India.

  • Solidarity for the Palestinians; the Palestinian community held a demonstration in Naples against US president Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the American embassy.

  • Trinamool Congress leaders, activists and supporters take part in a protest rally for demanding the withdrawal of the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance(FRDI) bill on December 22, 2017 in Kolkata., India.

  • Chief Minister of West Bengal Ms Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the Kolkata Christmas Festival at Allen Park, Park Street on December 22, 2017 in Kolkata, India.