Stand up against bigots

Stand up against bigots

Sir, An incident that caught my attention shows just how much the poison of hate and stupidity is being spread by so-called ‘defenders of their religion’. South Actor R Madhavan had recently posted a picture of him in his prayer room, with his son and his father, post festivities of Avani Avittam. Avanai Avittam was […]

Northeast portal vs Meghalaya Police

Northeast portal vs Meghalaya Police

GUWAHATI, Aug 16: Northeast Now, a Guwahati-based regional news portal, has filed a complaint against the Meghalaya Police’s move to gag the media, its spokesperson said here on Friday reports IANS. The spokesperson said the portal lodged the complaint with the Press Council of India, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar, Indian Journalists […]

Single Use plastic to go, says Environment Minister

Single Use plastic to go, says Environment Minister

One of the items in the Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech was his appeal to citizens to do away with single use plastic. This no doubt has struck a chord with many environmentalists and campaigners who are rooting for a sustainable planet. Now that the PM has spoken, get ready for a massive public campaign. […]

Rosaries to pray for Syria

Rosaries to pray for Syria

Pope Francis Gives Thousands of Rosaries to Catholics in Syria on the Feast of the Assumption Pope Francis blessed the rosaries made by the Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need, and said that the Syrian families that lost someone because of the war are close to his heart. Pope Francis announced Thursday that […]

Manipur, Naga national flags hoisted to celebrate I-Day

Manipur, Naga national flags hoisted to celebrate I-Day

IMPHAL, Aug 14 – Various civil society organisations today celebrated the 73rd ‘Manipur Independence Day’, remembering the historic day on which the British left the then kingdom of Manipur, marking the end of the colonial rule. Various functions were held at several levels by the civil society organisations, commemorating the day by hoisting the flag […]

Beware of False Marian Devotion, warn Catholic Bishops

Beware of False Marian Devotion, warn Catholic Bishops

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: The bishops of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City warned Monday against a false Marian devotion and other deviant ritual practices meant to cast out evil spirits, according to UCA News. The local Church’s auxiliary bishops, Joseph Do Manh Hung (who is also serving as apostolic administrator) and Louis […]

Small trader’s big donation for flood affected

Small trader’s big donation for flood affected

As Kerala once again faces flood disaster, a small-time textile trader in Kochi has donated all the dress materials he had purchased for Eid sales for the floods affected in Wayanad. When relief worker approached Naushad for donation, he told him that a truck with goods was being sent to Nilambur in Wayanad. Naushad took […]

India hosts an event of International Army Games, does well in Stage One

India hosts an event of International Army Games, does well in Stage One

India hosted the fifth edition of Army  International Scout Masters competition in Jaisalmer Military station under the Southern Command of Indian Army. While the Indian media reported that India had topped the charts in the first stage of the competition, the third stage has been held, but strangely, the media hasn’t disclosed the rankings of […]

Will Sikkim be next?

Will Sikkim be next?

Sikkim watched with interest and trepidation as the drama to remove Article 370 played out in the national capital . It is to be remembered that it was as recently as 1975 that the Himalayan protectorate, known as ‘Belgium of the East’ was annexed or ‘merged’ with India and assurance was given to maintain the […]

Petitioner fined 25,000 for frivolity

Petitioner fined 25,000 for frivolity

Kochi: In a mischevious attempt by certain hardline anti-constitutional groups to harrass the Christians, one MS Anoop challenged the ‘constitutionality’ of Catholic Canon law. The Kerala High Court has imposed costs of 25,000 rupees on a petitioner challenging the constitutionality of the Catholic Church’s Code of Canons and its applicability in India. The Code of […]

Letter by 49 cannot be ignored

Letter by 49 cannot be ignored

Sir We cannot ignore the fact that a letter written by 49 celebrities, mostly representing the film industry, to the prime minister about mob lynching, appears to have created a huge stir. Even the RSS chief, Mohan Bhagwat, has stepped into the fray, noting a “conspiracy” to defame the Hindus by the lynch mobs.  The […]

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