Human Trafficking Victims: 21st Century Calvary …

Human Trafficking Victims: 21st Century Calvary …

The suffering of the victims of human trafficking are the crucifixes of the 21st century, and Pope Francis will lead the traditional Way of the Cross in an extension of the Calvary of Jesus. Jesus is crucified every time cruelty and dehumanization is inflicted on a another human being- and the horrors inflicted by traffickers […]

Fake news causes refugee-police clashes in Greece

Fake news causes refugee-police clashes in Greece

The Fake news circulating on social media has once again caused pain, fear, and social disruption, putting more lives in danger, this time in Greece. On Friday, (5 April) Greek police scuffled with hundreds of migrants who gathered near the northern city of Thessaloniki hoping to enter North Macedonia. The trouble flared outside a migrant […]

Pope’s New Law : Dismissal for Desertion

Pope’s New Law : Dismissal for Desertion

This April, a new law enacted by Pope Francis will be applicable across the Catholic Church all over the world. Pope Francis has amended canon law to create a new mechanism for dismissing a religious who has deserted their community. Under the new law, promulgated by the Pope in an apostolic letter issued “motu proprio,” […]

India dominates awards at South Asian Film Festival

India dominates awards at South Asian Film Festival

Films from Indian directors lapped up most of the awards apart from one film from Afghanistan and another from Bangladesh. The 2nd South Asian Short film Festival organised by the Federation of Film Societies of India – FFSI (Eastern Region) closed Sunday evening (31 March) at Nandan, the Film Centre in Calcutta, with a fabulous […]

Special Olympians make India Proud

Special Olympians make India Proud

Wake up India, cricket isn’t the whole world. Stand up and give a resounding cheer for some of our less noticed international heroes! India returned with 368 medals, including 85 gold, at the Special Olympics World Summer Games which was held at Abu Dhabi, UAE from March 14 to 21. The Indian team of 284 […]

India sinking deeper in gloom : World Happiness Report

India sinking deeper in gloom : World Happiness Report

Sad to report, India isn’t a happy nation. Maintaining a downward trend, India slipped to the 140th position, seven spots down from last year, in a happiness ranking of 156 countries this year, according to a new report which is unlikely to cheer up the ruling coalition in the run-up to the general elections. India […]

Soccer Smiles fron Sunil

Soccer Smiles fron Sunil

MUMBAI: It’s football! An elated Bengaluru FC skipper Sunil Chhetri termed his team’s maiden Indian Super League victory against FC Goa as a “sweet one” especially after his side had faltered in the summit clash last season against Chennaiyin FC. Courtesy Rahul Bheke’s championship-winning header in the second extra time, Bengaluru defeated FC Goa 1-0 […]

Mizoram will soon have a new Act to check illegal immigrants

Mizoram will soon have a new Act to check illegal immigrants

The Mizoram Assembly unanimously passed a bill that seeks to detect foreigners illegally residing in the northeastern state, that shares an over 700-km border with Bangladesh and Burma (Myanmar). Introducing The Mizoram Maintenance of Household Registers Bill, 2019, Chief Minister Zoramthanga said the influx of foreigners into the state through its porous borders has remained […]

New Italian law: No vaccine, no school

New Italian law: No vaccine, no school

Italian children have been told not to turn up to school unless they can prove they have been properly vaccinated. Parents risk being fined up to €500 (more than 39,000 Indian rupees) if they send their unvaccinated children to school. Children under six can be turned away. Under Italy’s  ‘Lorenzin law’ – named after the […]

No drinking water in villages along Assam-Arunachal border

A low water table, and high arsenic and fluoride content in groundwater makes people go thirsty.

No drinking water in villages along Assam-Arunachal border

Ming-Mang (Assam-Arunachal Border): The entire area looks picturesque with blue hills on the northern horizon sloping towards the plains full with different streams and brooks flowing through paddy fields of villages. But this seemingly beautiful landscape dotted with huts and chang ghars of villages on the inter-State border areas of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in […]

Looking back at 6 years with Pope Francis

Pope Francis has lived, and about to live out, several intense months between voyages and Synods. His sixth year was characterized by the scourge of abuse and by suffering from internal attacks; the response is an invitation to turn to the heart of the faith.

Looking back at 6 years with Pope Francis

Six years ago, this very day, Pope Francis was chosen to head the Catholic Church. The sixth anniversary of the election sees Pope Francis engaged in a year filled with important international journeys, marked at the beginning and the end by two “synodal” events: the meeting for the protection of minors, which took place last […]

पापा (पोप) फ्राँसिस की सालगिरह पर महत्वपूर्ण बातों पर एक झलक

काथलिक कलीसिया के परमाध्यक्ष संत पापा फ्राँसिस 13 मार्च को अपने परमाध्यक्षीय काल के 6 साल पूरा करेंगे।

पापा (पोप) फ्राँसिस की सालगिरह पर महत्वपूर्ण बातों पर एक झलक

6 साल पहले , आज का दिन, यानि 13 मार्च को Pope फ्रांसिस ने कैथॉलिक कलिसिया का परम धर्माध्यक्ष चुना गया। काथलिक कलीसिया के परमाध्यक्ष संत पापा फ्राँसिस 13 मार्च को अपने परमाध्यक्षीय काल के 6 साल पूरा करेंगे। संत पापा चुने जाने की छटवीं सालगिराह तक संत पापा फ्राँसिस ने कई महत्वपूर्ण अंतरराष्ट्रीय यात्राएँ […]

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