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Pak: 150 arrested for torching houses in Christian colony

Nearly 150 people have been arrested in Lahore after a mob torched over 150 homes of the minority Christian community in search of an alleged blasphemer as outraged Christians took to the streets......

Pak shocker! 3000-strong mob evicts Christians from colony

A mob of over 3000 people rampaged through a Christian neighbourhood in this eastern Pakistani city on Saturday following reports that a Christian man had committed blasphemy, burning scores of......

Pak: Mob raids Christian colony in search of blasphemer

A mob of hundreds stormed a Christian-dominated neighbourhood in this eastern Pakistani city in search of an alleged blasphemer, forcing residents to flee for their lives, police officials said on......

Noted historian Bipin Chandra passes away

Historian Bipan Chandra, a left-leaning expert in economic and political history of India, died on Saturday morning after prolonged illness. He was 86. “He had not been keeping well......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

Column: Bollywood's global market beckons

A WTO ruling opening up China to Hollywood should help Bollywood too, Sanjaya Baru.Bollywood is becoming big business, said the opening line of the lead story in the Business Standard last week.......

Without quota, every caste would be a forward cast

To rule India -- with her huge size and population -- the British hit upon a simple yet brilliant idea: divide and rule, with the State playing the crucial role of an arbitrator between various......

Kerala to promote pilgrim tourism

After tapping the potential of ayurveda, beaches, backwaters and eco-tourism, the Kerala government is now readying a plan to promote pilgrim tourism in the state.The idea of pilgrim tourism,......

Why Is A Nation of Brown People Obsessed With White Actresses?

‘It would be wrong to blame only Bollywood or the fairness cream industry, or the masses that cater to both, because clearly, all of us encourage this lust for whiteness that films and......

Here's how King's Speech will benefit post-Oscars

With The King's Speech winning four major Oscars, the question ishow the film, which defeated the heavy contender The Social Network, will further benefit from the honours and publicity. The......

If a film's set in India, you'll spot a cow!

I don't know if it's sacred, but it's a cow alright. I call the game cow-spotting. These days, if it's a film set in India, sooner or later you'll find the cow. Cows holding up traffic are......

U Bomsi N Me: Not worth it

I have agreat knack of finding films nobody else wants to see. Yet another empty theatre proved this, when I went to watch U Bomsi N Me. A total of nine people in the theatre. Worse, the other......

  People speak for christian colony

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Kiran
Q. Who Monitors and Controls President of India? stopping him taking wrong decisions?
Kiran:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-monitors-and-controls-president-of-india-stopping-him-ta/27248718/answers/

SREENIVAS
Q. Wikipedia says there are reported to be approximately 41,000 Christian denominations, then how come Christians who are in the conversion business always redicule Hindus (for caste division)
SREENIVAS:  A. Tanzimat: an attempt by the Ottoman Empire to modernise into an industrial power, one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-nine-one thousand, eight...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/wikipedia-says-there-are-reported-to-be-approximately-41000-/24203145/answers/27248736

azam khan
Q. How Did the Festival of Christmas Originate ?
Azam Khan:  A. caste word itself is of christian origin and imputed on india by the british. the word has no significance or existence in india and never was...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-did-the-festival-of-christmas-originate-/21550154/answers/24203205

Rising Sun
Q. riddling master riddles - Where did the name Santa Claus originate from? "Sinterklaas", from the Dutch "Santa Claws", from the colonial British bedtime story "Santaclause", from the German "Siintaklass", which means "Christmas" in Finnish
Rising Sun:  A. Does Christmas have Biblical Evidence?The word 'Christmas' is not even present in the entire Bible. The Bible has closed lips on the entire feast...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/riddling-master-riddles---where-did-the-name-santa-claus-ori/21531554/answers/21550192

peace rocket
Q. Did Jesus Christ say anything on Christmas ?
Peace Rocket:  A. The city of Bari in southern Italy claims to be the spiritual home of Santa Claus, the City boasts, the final resting place of St. Nicholas, the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/did-jesus-christ-say-anything-on-christmas-/21510901/answers/21531571

  Web results for Christian Colony
Central African Republic rebels expel government ministers seeking to stop communal clashes

A grouping of former Seleka rebels in Central African Republic said on Sunday it had expelled from its ranks several members serving in a new... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-central-african-republic-rebels-expel-government-ministers-seeking-to-stop-communal-clashes-2015228
Dubious legacy, hard to trust

The hypocrisy of TNA leaders was exposed recently by their decision to boycott the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda in Colombo. India... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/oped/dubious-legacy-hard-to-trust.html
Madras miscellany

Madras Day, Madras Week, Madras Fortnight, Madras Month. Call it what you will. And if you are a part of the post-1996 brigade, call it Chennai... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/history-and-culture/madras-miscellany-by-s-muthaiah/article6365195.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Presbyterian Church commemorates arrival of Welsh Missionary

Press Trust of India | Aizawl August 31, 2014 Last Updated at 16:45 IST Presbyterian Church of India Mizoram Synod, the largest church in the state... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/presbyterian-church-commemorates-arrival-of-welsh-missionary-114083100436_1.html
Erudite chronicler of Indian history dead

Gurgaon : Historian Bipan Chandra, a left-leaning expert in economic and political history of India, died here this morning after prolonged... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/erudite-chronicler-of-indian-history-dead/

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