• Modi & Trump must agree on Economic Agenda0

    Aparna Pande Huffington Post June 23, 2017  Mixed expectations surround the first meeting between President Donald J Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. For New Delhi it is critical that an Indian Prime Minister meet one-on-one with the American President; Washington has pinned its hopes that there will also be an economic dimension to

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  • Goal of fasting during Holy Ramadan!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Spiritual well-being of humanity is the primary thrust of fasting during the Holy month of Ramadan. As Muslims stay away from food, water, etc. during the day for the whole month, they also keep themselves away from evil thoughts and wrong life patterns as well. They are kind to others and never

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  • Saudi-UAE demands challenge fundamentals of international relations0

    Source: Debka By James M. Dorsey A list of 13 conditions for lifting the Saudi-UAE led embargo of Qatar handed to the Gulf state this week by Kuwaiti mediators offers a first taste of newly-promoted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s foreign policy approach that if endorsed by the international community would call into question

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  • US-Pakistan- India after Trump Administration0

    Since the Donald Trump came to power, there are fewer policy clues but from his inauguration speech to anti-globalization, anti- internationalism broadly pointed at its nationalistic stance. In all probabilities, Trump’s priorities are inclined towards trade, immigration, terrorism, the Iran nuclear deal and relations with Israel. While the rest of foreign policy including geopolitics or

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  • Five Things Modi Should Bring Up With Trump0

    BloombergQuintOpinion Michael Kugelman @MichaelKugelman June 21, 2017, 9:21 am June 21, 2017, 3:30 am Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be travelling to Washington D.C. for a visit with President of the United States Donald Trump. Since the two men will be meeting for the first time, a major focus of their exchange will

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  • The Change in Saudi Arabia’s Royal Succession Portends Darker Times for the Region0

    The Change in Saudi Arabia’s Royal Succession Portends Darker Times for the Region By Talmiz Ahmad on 21/06/2017 Mohammed bin Salman, 31, the prince behind Saudi Arabia’s disastrous war in Yemen and boycott of Qatar, has replaced 57-year-old Mohammed bin Naif as crown prince. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Credit: Reuters/Joshua Roberts The appointment of Prince Mohammed

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  • NEED FOR DISCIPLINE IN INDIAN TELEVISION CHANNELS5

    N.S.Venkataraman With the number of private TV channels in India increasing in various languages and most of them controlled and managed by business houses, there is now bitter competition between them to increase viewership and get advertisements. As a result, views are being publicized as news, and very impolite and vituperative language are being used

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  • Urban India: PM Modi launches Kerala’s first metro line in Kochi!0

    Dr. Abdul Ruff India, like most countries in the world, gives importance to urban development. Since independence, India’s villages have remained without much development as the state and federal governments focus on urban enrichment. This has been a disturbing trend in India in spite of the fact the many leaders belong to villages and with

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  • The Gulf Crisis: Southeast Asia has seen it all before0

      Semaan Khawam: Thawrat / Source Middle East Institute, NUS By James M. Dorsey Two competing visions of ensuring regime survival are battling it out in the Gulf. To Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the 2011 Arab popular revolts that toppled autocratic leaders in four countries and sparked the rise of Islamist forces

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  • Sri Lanka: Crisis And Foresight0

    By IPCS By Asanga Abeyagoonasekera* The dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution brings with the promise of further human advancement. And yet, while humanity should be aspiring for a better life, disturbing events like the terrorist attacks in Manchester, London, and the Philippines, and the recent white phosphorus attack in Raqqa, Syria, point to humanity’s

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  • Doom and groom Sri Lanka debates its antiquated Muslim family laws0

    Girls of any age can wake up married, without having given their consent Jun 15th 2017 | COLOMBO Activists have recently begun a vigorous campaign to change the law. They believe that Muslim girls are often forced to leave school to marry. But they admit that gathering data is difficult. Parents or guardians often lie

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  • The Gulf Crisis: Grappling for a face saving solution0

    By James M. Dorsey A two-week old conflict in the Gulf goes to the core of key issues in international relations that hamper the fight against political violence and govern diplomatic relations: the absence of an agreed definition of terrorism that allows autocrats to abuse efforts to counter extremism by repressing non-violent critics and the

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  • Can God die? Can cow die?0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Eyeing national votes of majority Hindus, India’s fanatic Hindutva parties led by BJP claim the animal cow to be a Hindu god the Modi government is busy punishing those who possess cow for meat or selling cow meat. They target Muslims to gain the sympathy of Hindus for their votes. But

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  • Book review; Aurangzeb: The life and legacy of India’s most controversial king0

    “Aurangzeb:The life and legacy of India’s most controversial king ,” written by Historian Audrey Truschke takes a fresh look at the controversial Mughal emperor. Truschke, an assistant professor of South Asian history at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey and an avid follower of Mughal history, attempted to undo the demonization of the Mughal emperor

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