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Sharing with Poor is the fundamental duty of a Christian: Pope Francis

Sharing with Poor is the fundamental duty of a Christian: Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ Message on World Day of the Poor “Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in deed and in truth” (1 Jn 3:18).  These words of the Apostle John voice an imperative that no Christian may disregard.  The seriousness with which the “beloved disciple” hands down Jesus’ command to our own […]

Harvey’s woes only just begun?

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Harvey’s woes only just begun?

Los Angeles: The Producers Guild of America banned disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein for life today, vowing that sexual harassment would no longer be tolerated within its ranks. New accusations of sexual assault have continued to pour in since investigations in the New York Times and New Yorker three weeks ago exposed the tycoon as […]

Can US make ‘anti-dumping’ probe vs India stick ?

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Can US make ‘anti-dumping’ probe vs India stick ?

New Delhi, Oct 20  The United Stares has initiated an ‘anti-dumping duty investigation’ against import of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin (that’s the stuff that coats ‘non-stick’ pots and pans) from India and China, according to the US Department of Commerce. The probe is being started to determine whether imports of PTFE resin from China and India […]

Pity stops with Emergency Aid, Love inspires Justice: Pope

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Pity stops with Emergency Aid, Love inspires Justice: Pope

Rome, Oct 16: Pope Francis marked UN World Food Day on Monday  with a call for world governments to act together to fight the hunger, conflicts and climate change driving mass migration from the developing to the industrialised world. In a speech to the global body’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Rome, Francis said […]

Sorry, says Facebook Head Honcho

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Sorry, says Facebook Head Honcho

Washington: On  the eve of World Peace Day, (and on the occasion of the Jewish observance of Yom Kippur)  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg  publicly apologised for the social-media platform’s negative effects and asked for forgiveness for his work that was used to divide people rather than uniting them. Zuckerberg, 33, did not mention any specific […]

He Changed the world in a Social, Sexual way

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He Changed the world in a Social, Sexual way

Los Angeles, Sep 28: The greatest playboy of them all, and the man who gave millions of  hormone charged guys of all ages lasting memories filled with anticipation, ecstasy, and dread has left us. Hugh Hefner, the founder of the iconic Playboy magazine has died. He was 91. But his spirit lives on. A statement […]

Sad day in country music RIP Don Williams , Troy Gentry

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Sad day in country music RIP Don Williams , Troy Gentry

US country music singer Don Williams – who enjoyed great success with his easy-going singing style – has died aged 78. The Texan native passed away after a short illness, his publicist said. Williams began his solo career in 1971, amassing 17 number one country hits. His songs, such as Gypsy Woman and Tulsa Time, […]

Trump threatens to shut down the US Government!

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Trump threatens to shut down the US Government!

US President Donald Trump says he will close down the US government if necessary to build his wall along the Mexico border. The president accused the opposition Democrats of  being “obstructionist” at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Phoenix, Arizona. During the 80-minute speech, he also took aim at the media, blaming them for […]

Russia bans ‘Bible’ of Jehovah Sect

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Russia bans ‘Bible’ of Jehovah Sect

MOSCOW — A Russian court has banned the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ translation of the Bible following a drawn-out legal battle, another blow to followers of the pacifist Christian sect who have been branded “extremists” and driven to practicing their faith underground, as in Soviet times, says a report on Radio Free Europe. This follows a Supreme […]

Rhinestone Cowboy: this was a life!

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Rhinestone Cowboy: this was a life!

Singer-guitarist Glen Campbell, the “Rhinestone Cowboy” who went on a farewell tour to play hits such as “Wichita Lineman” and “Gentle on My Mind” before Alzheimer’s disease robbed him of talents, died earlier this week (8 August) at the age of 81. Campbell died in Nashville at an Alzheimer’s facility surrounded by his family, his […]

Russia Convicts Man For Reposting  Jesus Cartoons

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Russia Convicts Man For Reposting Jesus Cartoons

From denial of Religion to  intolerance in the name of Religion: Russia, formerly communist swings towards being more orthodox by the day! Russia has already convicted a blogger for videos mocking religion, including one showing him playing Pokemon Go in an Orthodox church. Now it’s convicted another Internet user for reposting satirical cartoons about Jesus […]

Do women get a poor deal in the film industry?

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Do women get a poor deal in the film industry?

Two ‘women of substance’ expressed similar opinions about the glass ceiling that women face in the world of entertainment. In India, filmmaker Kiran Rao said it is sad that women have been suppressed through generations and it is “shameful” that they have to fight for equal pay even today. The director said women have always […]

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