School takes Harry Potter books off library shelves over fear of curses and spells


The pastor of a Roman Catholic school in Tennessee has banished JK Rowling’s Harry Potter novels from the school’s library shelves. The decision has come in the wake of Reverend Dan Reehill’s assessment of the spells and curses in the Harry Potter – which according to him is capable of conjuring evil spirits in realContinue reading “School takes Harry Potter books off library shelves over fear of curses and spells”

Meeting the Santa – Festivities (Photography)


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Rolling Stones heavily criticized for glam cover treatment of Boston bombing suspect Tsarnaev


Rolling Stone’s has met with criticism and boycott calls over its latest cover treatment and alleged glam photo of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Rolling Stones has defended itself on Wednesday saying that its cover was within its tradition of “serious and thoughtful coverage” of important cultural and political issues. The magazine’s readers especially fromContinue reading “Rolling Stones heavily criticized for glam cover treatment of Boston bombing suspect Tsarnaev”

Former Home Secretary Pillai unsure whether Ishrat Jahan was a terrorist


There is no mention of Ishrat Jahan in the NIA report that was prepared after interrogating David Headley, Mumbai terror attack accused, said former Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Tuesday. Pillai has however said Ishrat Jahan who was killed in an encounter in Gujarat was actually with people out of which two wereContinue reading “Former Home Secretary Pillai unsure whether Ishrat Jahan was a terrorist”

‎International‬ ‎award‬-winning Sri Lankan ‎film‬ “‎Flying Fish” banned


Makers of ‎International‬ ‎award‬-winning Sri Lankan ‎film‬, “‎Flying Fish‬” (Igillena Maluwo) will be inquired for alleged negative portrayal of ‪‎armed‬ forces. This also lead to suspension of the French Film Festival in Colombo that was organized by the French Embassy and Alliance Francaise de Kotte. Source: Ceylon Today

Racist houseguest exposed al last by Big Boss 15


Big Brother 15 has taken allegations for not exposing its racist and homophobic house guests by finally exposing one of its most infamous players on Sunday. As it is widely known that several players have been guilty of making objectionable comments last week, but Big Boss mainly focussed on Aaryn Gries, 22, after she wasContinue reading “Racist houseguest exposed al last by Big Boss 15”

Lesser threat to Israeli Army as tension mounts in Egypt


About the revolution it’s been said that it consumes its own children. It has been nearly two and a half years since the onset of Arab Spring when people across Arab nations came together with the basic resolve to improve the economic situation and civil liberties leading to the downfall of some Arab leaders andContinue reading “Lesser threat to Israeli Army as tension mounts in Egypt”

Netanyahu on AWOL as Danon wins Party President elections


  Much to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s dismay, he was warned by Justice Minister Tzipi Livni two weeks ago to not allow Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon to take over of the coalition. Although Danon’s right-wing extremism on diplomatic issues have not succeeded in taking hold of the coalition till but it is steadily movingContinue reading “Netanyahu on AWOL as Danon wins Party President elections”

US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons


After Barack Obama has announced White House’s plans to arm Syrian rebels due to receiving evidence regarding Syrian government making use of chemical weapons against rebels, there are growing expectations of this being the next big news for some days now. Here are the latest updates on the issue as Assad forces launch Aleppo assault.Continue reading “US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons”

Interesting environment graffiti picture shared by Indian Rock Band Tatva Kundalini


This picture of the wall graffiti was clicked by an Indie Rock Band Tatva Kundalini on their last trip to Dehradun, India. I found it interesting and so shared it here for you. Source: Tatva Kundalini