Internet Population – amidst heavy State censorship – in China surges to 564 mn; to reach 800 mn in 2015

China is surging ahead in the internet connectivity.  Interestingly, it is not the Wi-Fi connectivity that is fueling the people coming up on the internet, but the success and the proliferation of the Mobile technology. According a governmental report released by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), an estimated 51 million new Chinese users accessed the Internet in 2012, bringing the number of online users to 564 million, an increase of ten percent. This, in turn, has boosted … [Read more...]

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Swami Vivekananda on Prosperity of Christian nations and their Evangelism

Here is Swami Vivekananda on the so-called prosperity brought by Evangelical Christian nations and their Armies.  He was confronted in US by such evangelicals who wanted him to convert.  This was his reply:"We who had come from the east have sat here day after day and have been told in a patronizing way that we ought to accept Christianity because Christian nations are the most prosperous. We look about us and we see England the most prosperous Christian nation in the world, with her foot upon … [Read more...]

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Is Spain heading for break-up?

It seems Spain is now heading for a break up as Catalonians are looking to secede from the country because of financial reasons. … [Read more...]

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Loss of Groundwater linked to Earthquake in Spain, lessons for India?

The analysis of the 5.1 richter earthquake in historic Murcia town of Lorca in southeast Spain last year has brought up an interesting finding, that could prove disastrous to India as well.  Scientists now believe that it wasn't created by natural reasons, but due to man-made stress on the earth's crust. Now, scientists say they have evidence that the disaster was not caused by nature, but can be attributed to a controversial technique to suck water out of the ground to feed domestic supplies.  I … [Read more...]

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