• Cricketism: How did Pakistan cut India to size, become ICC Champions 2017?0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Foreword Pakistan created a history if not a miracle at The Oval, on Jun 18, 2017, by winning the ICC Champions 2017 Trophy and they did so by thrashing a formidable team from India. Eventually, the bowlers have won the Trophy for Pakistan.  Then reenergized bowler Mohammad Amir tore through the India

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  • SHOULD INDIAN STEEL COMPANIES EXPAND OR CONSOLIDATE?0

    Overall performance of Indian steel sector Although installed capacity of the Indian steel industry stood at about 128 million ton as on March 31, 2017, the actual operational capabilities are lower, since the capacity utilization level of stressed steel units is lower than the industry average of about 75-80% in FY2017. Though the operating margin

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  • Can Modi Turn India From a ‘True Friend’ to the U.S. to a Friend Forever?0

    In Washington, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is out to answer to one question: “Is India the lynchpin of America’s strategic pivot to the east, or is it merely a helpful acquaintance?” That’s how Milan Vaishnav of Carnegie Endowment described the visit on the BBC World Service, echoing many, including, in a certain sense Modi

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  • China, Afghanistan, Pakistan agree to maintain regional peace, stability0

    Afghanistan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani (R) shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during their meeting in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on June 24, 2017. (Xinhua/Dai He) ISLAMABAD, June 25 (Xinhua) — China, Afghanistan and Pakistan are all committed to maintaining regional peace and stability, enhancing regional connectivity and economic cooperation and promoting shared

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  • Will TNA Field Wigneswaran As Chief Minister In NPC Polls-20180

    Sathiya Moorthy  All is well that ends well – or, so goes the old adage. For the ruling Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in the Tamil-majority Northern Province, it could well be just that and nothing more. The current truce between TNA leadership of R Sampanthan and Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran has the

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  • Ramazan delicacies in Old Delhi and Mumbai!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Though spiritually enriching and joyous, the fasting during the Holy Ramadan month is indeed a tedious task, even if one is not working in the hot sun. It is not an easy job to stay without food and water for the whole day from dawn to dusk and the human conditions towards

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  • Crisis puts future of Saudi reforms and GCC in doubt0

    By James M. Dorsey A three-week-old, Saudi-UAE-led diplomatic and economic boycott of Qatar threatens to complicate newly promoted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s reform plans and undermine the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the Middle East’s most successful regional association. Designed to impose Saudi Arabia and the UAE ‘s will on a recalcitrant Qatar, the

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  • Emerging Russo-Pakistan relations and Indian concerns!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Big powers and South Asia South Asia where the two nuclear powers India and Pakistan that jointly occupy Jammu Kashmir- a nation sandwiched between them – dominate the scene by perpetual conflict, wars, and cross-border fires, alongside limited cross-border trade, remains one of the most tensed regions of the globe. NATO war

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  • WILL BANKRUPTCY LAW DRIVE SICK INDIAN INDUSTRIES TO OVERSEAS HANDS?2

    Several large Indian companies owe around Rs.10 lakh crores to banks and financing institutions in India due to their inability to repay the loan and the accrued interest. Such scenario has destabilized the banks, particularly the public sector banks, to a considerable extent. The bankruptcy law, enacted by the government of India recently, is supposed

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  • Gulf crisis ties global soccer governance into knots0

    By James M. Dorsey International soccer governance is tying itself up in knots with football associations grappling with the fallout of the Gulf dispute between Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Qatar that lays bare the contradictions embedded in their insistence that sports and politics do not mingle. The contradictions were evident in different responses

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  • 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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