Agents of Change Or Perpetrators of Deceit?


Source: http://www.dailypioneer.com

In the NGO bag, there are some rotten apples. They need to be identified, exposed and suitably punished

Last month, the Supreme Court directed the Union Government to undertake an audit of over 30 lakh non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operating in the country. Many of these outfits had received Government funding but had failed to provide details of the expenditure. Not just that, the court asked the Government to recover the funds from erring NGOs and initiate criminal action against them.

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Religion Data of Census 2011: XXXVI World


Source: http://blog.cpsindia.org

The Spread of Islam and Christianity through the World

We have posted our thirty-sixth note on the Religion Data of Census 2011 at http://blog.cpsindia.org/2017/02/religion-data-of-census-2011-xxxvi-world.html. This concerns the changing religious profile of the world and documents the great expansion of Christianity and Islam in the course of the twentieth century .


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Altered Semen To Breed More Milch Cows

Source: http://www.dailypioneer.com With 84 million males of the total 300 million bovines in India unproductive, the Centre is in the process of bringing in a project to implement a ‘sex semen sorting technology’ to increase the birth rate of female bovines through assisted reproduction.

The advanced breeding technology, officials in the know of things said, will not only increase a disease-free female population of bovines but also increase milk production by 18 million tonnes after three years.

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Foreign Funds Surge Under BJP Rule

Source: http://www.thehindu.com

Foreign donations to Indian NGOs have surged since the NDA government came to power.

As per figures available with the Home Ministry, which regulates the flow of foreign funds to NGOs and associations in India, the 2015-16 fiscal saw a flow of ?17,208 crore from foreign donors, the highest in five years. There were donations of ?14,525 crore in 2014-15 and ?13,092 crore in 2013-14. In 2012-13, the foreign donations received totalled ?9,423 crore, and in 2011-12, ?10,334 crore.

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Rethink on Judge Shakhder Transfer

Source: http://epaperbeta.timesofindia.com

SC collegium planning to reconsider transfer of Justice Rajiv Shakdher from Delhi high court to Madras HC; senior advocates had earlier written an open letter to CJI espousing cancellation of the order

The Supreme Court collegium is planning to reconsider transfer of Justice Rajiv Shakdher from the Delhi high court to the Madras high court, according to a judicial representative. His transfer was effected along with several others in 2016 and he joined the Madras High Court last April.

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Four Dead Russian Diplomats in Three Months

By Adam Gurrie,
Global Research
Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca

Vitaly Churkin was one of the wisest voices in international diplomacy. His voice will no longer echo in the halls of the United Nations. Articulate, polite yet commanding, wise yet affable, he oversaw some of Russia’s and the world’s most important events in a position he occupied since 2006.

Churkin had to face a great deal of hostile criticism from both the Bush and Obama administrations during his time at the UN, but he always did so with grace. He never failed to explain the Russian position with the utmost clarity.

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