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No Job for Muslim Boy? Not Surprising in ‘Vegetarian’ Nation!

In a country whose ancient civilization has deep roots in exclusive policy than inclusive beginning with the Manu system to modern Hindutva, it should not come as a surprise that an MBA graduate has been denied job. While many private companies surruptitiously deny jobs to the Muslim candidates unless they are from rich and foreign-education background, it should not come ...

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Worldwide 2013 Saw Less Hostilities but India Recorded High: PEW Report

Worldwide, social hostilities, especially over religion, declined in 2013 after reaching a six-year peak in 2012, though a quarter of the world is still reeling under high levels of religious hostilities, said Pew Research Center in its latest annual study. India had the highest level of social hostilities involving religion in 2013, it noted. The PEW study finds that the ...

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India Tops FaceBook List of ‘Content Restriction’ Requests in 2014 First Half, Turkey, Pakistan Next

India still tops with over 4,960 requests for “Content Restriction” in the first half o f 2014, said Facebook in its report, while Turkey with its sensitive Ottoman Empire culture comes second, followedby neighbour Pakistan. Facebook had restricted content as per the requests made by the government officials and India’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), mostly related to criticism of ...

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India consider Hinduism a Global Legacy, says RSS Chief

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said people living in India consider Hinduism a global legacy. He stressed dharma, religion, will not divide people but unites them. Bhagwat was speaking at the launch of the international edition of Encyclopaedia of Hinduism in New Delhi. He mentioned that Hinduism was earlier called “manav dharam” (religion of man) as it is for ...

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Facebook Update: Polarising posts drive ‘unfriending’ on Facebook

Have you unfriended your best friend on Facebook because he/she posted frequent, uninteresting or contradictory comments about religion or politics? You are not alone. An interesting research reveals that the most common reason for unfriending someone is that the person posted polarising comments often about religion or politics – the other big reason for unfriending is frequent, uninteresting posts. One ...

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