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Us Catholic Review – Solidarity Now

The Editors, in America, the National Catholic Review,9/11/16 Students embrace each other in the early morning hours of Nov. 9 during a demonstration at San Francisco State University in San Francisco following the election of Donald Trump as president of...

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What jammed ATM? Secrecy and no Plan B

  George Mathew , Khushboo Narayan , in Indian Express,November 14, 2016                  (Note: An  excellent step to cut down black money, but very poorly planned and executed, it looks.  Was this planned, decided and executed by just one man? Otherwise how...

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Short arc that led to Donald Trump

NEELANJAN SIRCAR in The Hindu, 12/11/2016 – AP "Mr. Trump’s mandate is to ‘take back’ American institutions, and, as a populist, he is expected to do it. There is little incentive for him to moderate his position now." (Editorial Note: The...

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‘Demonetisation will hit terror financing hard’

DINAKAR PERI,  in the Hindu, 10/10/16 The Hindu, The Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata study said that Rs. 70 crore fake notes were pumped into the economy every year. (Note: Government move to demonotize should be supported by all. It will...

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PRIME MINISTER MODI’S MIDNIGHT MANTRA

(Note: CCV's Isaac Gomes shares first-hand the impact of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sudden announcement to demonetise 500 and1000 rupee notes with effect from the midnight of 8th November 2016)   Does India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi believe in astrology?...

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Religious Harmony Please! Protect Bangla Hindus

  DECCAN CHRONICLE  Published Nov 8, 2016 A Facebook post shared by a youth denigrating a holy site for Muslims may have triggered the latest incidents in Brahmanbairs district last week.                   (Note:  Sickening indeed is the tit for tat...

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It may give Theresa May a reason to smile

Shashi Tharoor’s book on British rule Karan Thapar,  in Hindustan Times, Nov 05, 2016 – Shashi Tharoor presents a devastating case on the Raj’s economic impact (MINT) (Note: This is published for several reasons. 1.Tharoor is a well known writer very conversant...

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Pope Francis on Ordination of Women to Priesthood

Lund photo and CCRI on women priests Actions speak Louder than Words! Antje Jackelen, the Lutheran Archbishop of Uppsala, embraces Pope Francis 1 during an ecumenical Service in Lund at the occasion commemorating 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. We hear...

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Arnab Goswami of Times Now Resigns

            The Jack Reacher of Indian  Television & Anchor News Today R. Sukumar, in Live Mint, 05/11/2016 Like Lee Child's muscular man of action, Arnab Goswami is judge, jury and sometimes executioner (Note: Arnab Goswami has his friends and foes...

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Pope Calls All Religions to Follow Path of Mercy

Ours is a time of fraternity –   KATHLEEN NAAB  in Zenit,NOVEMBER 3, 2016”  (PHOTO.VA – Osservatore Romano) (Note: Mercy is the bench mark of  Francis, which is also at the heart of all religions, especially Hinduism and Islam. Recall the...