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Kenyan Bus Ambush Episode Made into Documentary

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

A bus attack in northern Kenya during which Muslims shielded Christians from al-Shabab militants is the subject of a fictional film adaptation that focuses on religious integration and coexistence. “Watu Wote,” Swahili for “All of Us,” is based on the militant ambush of a Mandera bus in December 2015. Gunmen sprayed the bus with bullets, […]

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Don’t move US embassy to Jerusalem, Bishops ask Secretary of State

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Washington D.C: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires wise U.S. engagement to build a better future for both peoples, and this future could be endangered by an embassy relocation, the U.S. Catholic bishops told the new Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. Bishop Oscar Cantu, chair of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, said that […]

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Think Tanks – Fountains of Ideas

Think Tanks – Fountains of Ideas

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most of the ideas that go into policy-making today are generated at the world’s leading Think Tanks. Think Tanks are assuming a crucial role in aligning policies with public interest all across the world. A majority of new ideas today are generated at Think Tanks. They bring together the most intelligent minds and intellectually resourceful […]

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Some Responses to Trump’s Ban

Some Responses to Trump’s Ban

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Vietnamese Refugee Catholic Priest to Trump: Give My Citizenship to a Syrian A Catholic priest who fled to the U.S. from war-torn Vietnam as a youth has written to President Trump offering to surrender his American citizenship so that the president could confer it on a Syrian refugee who would be barred under Trump’s controversial […]

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Global Wealth in Fewer Hands

Global Wealth in Fewer Hands

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The economically wealthy have built up a stranglehold over global wealth. They write laws for the legislatures which favour the elite, own media that suppresses the cause of the poor, indulge in tax evasion and park their money abroad. Economic inequality is one of the most serious risks to human progress. If such inequalities are […]

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State of the World Children

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

80% Child Deaths happened in Africa, Sout h Asia, Child Marriages Declining Providing every child a fair chance to live is the essence of equitable development. Every child should have the same right to a healthy start in life, education and safe, secure childhood. But these are denied to the children because of their place […]

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Contours of Israeli Lobby in United States

Contours of Israeli Lobby in United States

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Objectives: • Maintaining consistent support of the United States for Israel’s policies against the Palestinians. • To ensure US help to Israel to remain the dominant regional power in the Middle East. • The West Asian states (read politico-geographical map) should be transformed in such a way that only regimes friendly to Israel survive there. […]

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World’s Happiest Nations

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Denmark remains on Top. India is 118th, US slips to 13th position, China is 83rd. Denmark has retained its topmost position in the “World’s Happiest country” list ranked by the World Happiness Report 2016. It is followed by Switzerland, Iceland and Norway. Finland, Canada and the Netherlands are 5th, 6th and 7th in the list. […]

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A Digitally Connected World

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The advent of the Digital Technology has transformed the world beyond imagination during the last 20 years. Mobile telephony and Internet have networked the world into a global community. The impact is tremendous. Information, services, communication, education, finance sectors have been the major beneficiary. Be it the rail, taxi, air, bus or any kind of […]

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Facts on Nutrition in India

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

State of Nutrition in India India has improved its performance on nutrition tremendously during the last 10 years. Yet it is far from reaching the target set by the World Health Assembly (WHA). Some states like Kerala, Goa, Manipur and Tamil Nadu are doing exceedingly well. But states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand are […]

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