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Trump fires ‘Man busting Wall street’ Preet Bharara

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Trump fires ‘Man busting Wall street’ Preet Bharara

A New York federal prosecutor who refused to resign when he and 45 other prosecutors were asked to by the Trump administration says he has been sacked. “I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired,” said Preet Bharara on Twitter. Mr Bharara was first asked to remain in his post by President Donald Trump, […]

China consumes 300 Kenyan Donkeys a Day!

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China consumes 300 Kenyan Donkeys a Day!

Did you know that donkey meat has been legalized and certified for human consumption in Kenya? But the locals don’t eat donkey meat, its  exported to China! The Chinese love Donkey Meat. The  Meat Control (amendment) Act 2012 documented donkey alongside horse as a food animal in Kenya. While butcheries have not been licensed to […]

Gay themed Moonlight wins Best Oscar Flick

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Gay themed Moonlight wins Best Oscar Flick

Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars – but only after an error saw La La Land initially declared the winner. Moonlight is a film about the coming-of-age of a gay, black man The La La Land producers were in the middle of their acceptance speeches when the mistake was discovered. PriceWaterhouseCooper, the accountancy […]

Thousands chant ‘I am a Muslim’ in New York

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Thousands chant ‘I am a Muslim’ in New York

New York:  Over a thousand people from various faiths declared ‘I am a Muslim too’ as they assembled at the iconic Times Square to protest against US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. and express solidarity with the US Muslim communities.  The rally was co-organised by the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding and the Nusantara Foundation in […]

People without jobs don’t care about Economic Growth!

People without jobs don’t care about Economic Growth!

Recent events flashing across the world’s television screens have brought into sharp focus demands that have been brewing in the hearts of people: the desire for a decent life and a decent future based on social justice. The fault lines of the global economy, apparent for a long time, are cracking open to reveal uncertainty […]

Playboy brings back Nudes

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Playboy brings back Nudes

Being ‘politically correct’ ain’t good business, these days. The iconic Playboy Magazine, that quintessential aid to fantasy for millions of pimply male adolescents of every age, dropped its nudes. This resulted in  hundreds of its regulars dropping Playboy!Playboy magazine has announced it is bringing back nudity, reversing a decision made last year. The move was announced by […]

Rowling takes Pot-shots at Twitter Trolls

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Rowling takes Pot-shots at Twitter Trolls

Author JK Rowling (the one who gave us Harry Potter) has hit back at Twitter trolls who threatened to burn her books following her criticism of US  President Donald Trump. Rowling’s recent Twitter feed has been filled with her re-tweets criticising the president’s recent travel ban. Some followers have taken umbrage with her stance, with […]

26 January Australia Day vs Invasion Day !

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26 January Australia Day vs Invasion Day !

Sydney, Jan 26: Today is Australia Day, but all of a sudden , there are many Australians who want a change in date. But the Australian Prime Minister stands firm. Why do they want a change in date? Because in this post colonial world, some view the day as ‘invasion of the aboriginal tribes of […]

Record sales to grow further in 2017

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Record sales to grow further in 2017

The groove is back in the record industry as thousands of people apparently are buying record players and searching for LP records. The industry has shown growth for the past seven years, and vinyl sales are going to be about 7 percent of the total music sales in 2017, it is predicted. Much has been […]

Abortion to ‘save looks’ is an insult to God

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Abortion to ‘save looks’ is an insult to God

Vatican City: Beauty at any cost, Beauty as a symbol of Pride : such ‘beauty worshippers’ are the modern day idolaters, says the Holy Father, Pope Francis. Pope Francis today (Jan 11) took aim at the modern world’s obsessions with power, success and beauty, citing the example of a woman who had an abortion to […]

The Vinyl Jukebox is Back!

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The Vinyl Jukebox is Back!

It’s back to the future. Long live the vinyl record. And how can the juke box not be revived? ‘Please mister Please’ sand Olivia Newton John, a few decades ago…. And someone has heard that plea! There’s just something about the warm sound of a vinyl record. For the first time in 25 years, record […]

2016: Vinyl records sales up 53% in UK

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2016: Vinyl records sales up 53% in UK

Oh, the record player is back with a bang, and the good old LP is making a comeback. Vinyl sales topped three million last year, the highest UK total in 25 years. Vinyl record sales are booming in the UK again because they help build a more personal connection to the music, a Kiwi researcher […]