• To Kolkata, From Baghdadi Jews, With Love0

    By Jael Silliman on 22/07/2017 During the late 1800s, Kolkata (then Calcutta) was a migrant hub. Among the Chinese, Greeks, Burmese, Armenians and Parsis were the Baghdadi Jews. This unique community is striving to keep its culture alive and food is playing a major role. Bethel Synagogue in Kolkata. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Crisp on the outside,

  • Growing Nepal China Friendship of Equality and Reliability0

    By Hari Prasad Shrestha China is moving fast towards Nepal to be its best neighbor, position currently occupied by India. A section of Indian establishment and media dislike Nepal’s widening ties with China. They believe that Nepal has gone a bit too far and too fast in enhancing relations with its northern neighbor. Nepal is

  • Kovind, little known RSS man from UP, is new rubber-stamp president of India!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Indian news is that Ram Nath Kovind, former governor of the northern Indian state of Bihar in the North, has been elected as the country’s new president. It is an accepted fact that under Indian setup, the president’s job is restricted to rubber-stamping the decisions of the central government, faithfully. He


    At the 40th annual General Body Meeting of the largest Indian organization Reliance Industries, its chairman Mr. Mukesh Ambani, who is said to be the richest man in India today, has announced that Reliance would launch a 4G feature phone in September 2017 that would be given free to the customers. It was further reported

  • “Cold Water on Cold Start”: Long-Term Implications of Short-Range Missiles0

    Maimuna Ashraf “Nasr has put cold water on Cold Start” is the statement that buzzed the headlines recently after Pakistan successfully undertaken a series of training launches and test/trials of its short-range surface to surface ballistic missile. This development grabbed the attention of critics on Nasr’s improved technical parameters to counterweight Indian Cold Start Doctrine

  • Qatar scores, at least on the soccer pitch0

    By James M. Dorsey Qatar won more than a symbolic victory with a decision by European soccer body UEFA to award controversial television network Al Jazeera’s sport franchise, BeIN Spots, the Middle Eastern and North African broadcasting rights for two of soccer’s most prestigious club competitions — the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.


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