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In defence of Archbishop Couto

[ad_1] #ChurchTargetsModi is trending today. The Archbishop of Delhi, Anil Couto, is facing an angry backlash after writing a letter to all parish priests in the capital, in which he asks for a prayer campaign to be launched ahead of the 2019 general elections. He has clarified that the letter does not refer to any particular regime, and that actually it is in line with the call for prayer for
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Why Spanish speakers in US are getting into trouble

[ad_1] Image copyright Ana Suda Two high-profile incidents of Spanish speakers being challenged for not using English have raised familiar arguments over language and immigration in America. Ana Suda and Mimi Hernandez were queuing inside a petrol station in rural Montana when the Border Patrol agent demanded to see their identification.The two US citizens were told they had been stopped because they were speaking Spanish in a "predominantly English-speaking state".In
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Can you live without your phone?

[ad_1] Q.If you forget your phone at home, do you:Q.Do you use your phone in the loo?Q.When your phone rings, beeps, do you feel an intense urge to check for texts, tweets, emails, updates, etc.?Q.Do you find yourself mindlessly passing time on a regular basis by staring at your phone?Q.Have you turned off any notifications on your phone?Q.Has time on your phone caused sleep problems, neck pain?Q.Do you have an
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Australian archbishop Philip Wilson guilty of concealing child sex abuses

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson outside the city's cathedral in 2002 An Australian court has found a Catholic archbishop guilty of concealing child sexual abuse.Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, becomes the most senior Catholic in the world to be charged and convicted of the offence.He was found to have covered up the abuse of altar boys by a paedophile priest in New
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The Gambian village transformed by graffiti

[ad_1] In a bid to lure tourists, internationally-renowned graffiti artists were invited to create artworks in a village in The Gambia, writes the BBC's Clare Spencer. Image copyright Clare Spencer The Belgian graffiti artist ROA is known for painting huge murals of animals on multi-storey buildings in large cities, like London, Berlin and Mexico City. But in the village of Galoya, in The Gambia's Kombo Central District, the scale of
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North Korea summit: Pence warns Kim Jong-un not to ‘play Trump’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mike Pence made the comments in a Fox News interview to be broadcast on Monday night US Vice President Mike Pence has warned North Korea's Kim Jong-un not to "play" President Donald Trump if they meet next month."It would be a great mistake for Kim Jong-un to think he could play Donald Trump," Mr Pence said, according to excerpts of a Fox News
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domestic flights: Unique ID to enable paperless boarding for domestic flyers

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: A unique identity number will soon let you whisk past airport processes while boarding domestic flights. A technical team representing Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the four private metro airports has finalised the format for biometric-based “digi-yatra” (DY) for all airports to enable a completely paperless boarding process for domestic flyers. Under this, each traveller will need to get the unique ID from an aviation ministry
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Iran sanctions: Zarif condemns Pompeo announcement

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS vows 'unprecedented pressure on Iran' Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has condemned the US for promising to impose the "strongest sanctions in history" on his country. Measures outlined by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, he said, showed the US was a prisoner of its "failed policies" and it would suffer the consequences.EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini also criticised the
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Karnataka: CJI turned tables on Congress by granting urgent Karnataka hearing | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Chief Justice Dipak Misra has been at the receiving end of Congress’s veiled as well as not-so-veiled attacks since January 12 when four seniormost judges of the Supreme Court, in an extraordinary step, chose to criticise the head of the judiciary. Congress latched on to the attack on the CJI by his colleagues and cited this to launch a drive to seek his removal. However, with the