Category: World News

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First woman White House nominee – Hillary Makes History!

AP, Philadelphia, in Hindustan Times, Jul 27, 2016 Democratic US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during her California primary night rally held in the Brooklyn. (REUTERS)                          (Note: We wish good luck to Hilary!  Only question in the minds of...

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Indian-American To Raise $2 Mn For Trump, Hold Mega Rally

Indian Support for Trump! In Siliconindia News, Friday, 22 July 2016, (Note: Even when there is widespread criticism of Donald Trump, there  comes a Chicago based Indian American, Shalabh "Shalli" Kumar, who heads the Republican Hindu Council (RCH) saying  he...

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A harvest of hate!

Nice death toll 84? Editorial. In Indian Express, July 16, 2016 – From Nice comes another terrible image of a war of attrition with no geographic core Note: Destroy and rebuild, (destroy oppression, rebuild freedoms) were the two-fold goals of French revolution....

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Theresa May, An untested leader

Not an elected PM: strength or weakness? Editorial in The Asian Age, Jul 13, 2016 Mrs May has been thrust as leader not through popular vote in an election, as her predecessor was. This could shrink her elbow room if...

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London: The number of Britons seeking gender identity treatment has shot up dramatically in recent years, leaving vulnerable people waiting years for a specialist appointment.                     (Note: UK reportedly has just over...

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Dallas R eminder

  Editorial  in Indian Express, July 12, 2016 Protests in the US underline that the nation has not fully confronted its demons. (Note: “White House” has been and will continue for many more years, the paradoxical, provocative symbol of America....

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India must walk the talk in its outreach to the continent

Modi tour 4 nations in Africa: TOI  Editorial,  July 8, 2016                    (Note:  For two things Modiji has to be complimented: 1. The frequency with which he makes foreign tours, 2. Visiting more than one country in one tour following...

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Sexual, feminine, global revolution interview

 German sociologist Gabriele Kuby discusses conversion, the global sexual revolution, freedom, family, and faith By  Alvino-Mario Fantini in Catholic World Report  (Note: This piece was forwarded by our friend Bernard in NY, as he found it a “Must Read”.After reading ...

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Islamic State poses Clear  and present danger

By The New Indian Express, 02nd July 2016                    (Note: Yes,  if  ISIS took root in Iraq and Syria, who was finally responsible for it? To me it was George Bush chasing a desert mirage called “Weapons of Mass distruction” of...

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Jihad: who distorted it? Time for  Renaissance of  islam

By Ram Jethmalani, in New Indian Express,02nd July 2016                          (Note:  It is always a treat both to listen to or read Ram Jethmalani, the erudite lawyer and veteran politician. So I never miss reading him. Here I am tempted to...

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Brexit is another name for house-keeping

An Island: that is Britain Uddalok Bhattacharya, Hindustan Times, Jun 26, 2016 In the pic: A demonstrator draped in an EU flag sits on floor during a protest against the outcome of the UK's June 23 referendum on the European Union...

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Brexit – Isolationist catastrophe of ‘Brexit’

Brian Klaas and Marcel Dirsus, in Los Angels Times, 24/6/16 (Note:  For the last few months BREXIT has become the accepted short form of a discussion that  was analyzing the pros and cons. In this age of globalization and international...

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Scrub Islam Clean? Obama’s ‘Great Religion’ 

George Neumayr, THE SPECTATOR, ​ June 22, 2016 (Note:  If Obama administration can help “to scrub Islam clean” that would be his greatest contribution to world peace. Obama may be fond of  Islamic call to prayer three or four times during...

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Anti-gay bigotry or radical Islam?

Lessons of Orlando –  Patralekha Chatterjee, Jun 16, 2016 In the viciously polarised times we live in, how one frames the Orlando nightclub shooting depends on the questions one chooses to ask as well as the questions one leaves out                      ...