Focusing on religious oppression in China misses the big picture

Focusing on religious oppression in China misses the big picture

While most of the facts in the study are correct, the context feels more negative than the religious world I’ve experienced. Of course it is in the nature of such reports to be critical –this is what watchdogs like Freedom House are for– but it feeds into an overall assumption in western countries that the Chinese government is a major persecutor of religion.

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Why is the dollar rising?

Why is the dollar rising?

Swiss francs are up, the ruble is down, and the euro is sliding back to levels not seen in over a decade. So what exactly, makes the value of a currency rise or fall? The short answer: The price is set minute by minute by traders and investors who make bets on which way the market prices of a currency is headed. But there are more powerful, longer-term forces at work driving those bets.

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Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.

Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.

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Adityanath govt hopes NRI convention in Kashi will help attract investment

Adityanath govt hopes NRI convention in Kashi will help attract investment

The Yogi Adityanath government is likely to step up efforts to attract more non-resident Indians (NRIs) with Uttar Pradesh (UP) roots to the fourth UP Pravasi Divas-2019 in Varanasi, officials indicated. The government wants to make optimum use of the opportunity to attract investment in the long run. The UP Pravasi Divas will be held on the first day of the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention being organised in Varanasi from January 21 to 23,…

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