Taking the podvig of the holy fool--This man’s name is Dobre. A Bulgarian man living in abject poverty. He has donated over 20k euros to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Everyday, he stands in the church & begs, but not for himself. All money given to him, he donates to the church. He is the biggest individual donor to the church in the past few decades. He walks several kilometers to and from the church each day. He is known as “The Righteous from Bajlo
#SavePunjab #Ruraltransformation PUNJAB is losing OUT on SLOW POISON From remote villages on India-Pakistan border to posh colonies in Jalandhar and malls of Ludhiana, there is a common thread that weaves through different socio-economic classes in Punjab — drug abuse. The drug problem in the state is a reality and is turning into a major poll issue in election-bound Punjab. ET travelled through the three regions of Punjab — Majha, Doaba and Malwa — to find families losing young sons and…
I'm exhausted, is something wrong with me? A doctor giving his prognosis and therapeutic suggestions. The doctor’s diagnosis frequently reflected the patient’s socio-economic class. Physicians often diagnosed working-class people as hysterical or simply ‘insane’, but tended to diagnose social climbers as neurasthenic.
SOCIO-ECONOMIC Tin cans were in popular use from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. In the 1960’s home appliances came into the commercial market. With the rise of the refrigerator, the middle class moved away from using tin cans. This led to the main users of canned goods to be the lower soci- economic classes, as they could not afford these appliances. To this day canned foods are a symbol of a lower economic class.