The Indus Valley. Archaeological and historical theories surrounding an ancient civilisation in the Indus valley have been hijacked by political agendas BY VIR SANGHVI 4 SEP 2018 An archaeologist looks at the remains of a chariot belonging to the Indus Valley civilisation at an excavation site in Baghpat. Photo: AFP It is a measure of the
Max Pensky, Binghamton University, State University of New York and Nadia Rubaii, Binghamton University, State University of New York The United Nations has released a searing report that details Myanmar’s state violence against an ethnic and religious minority in that country known as the Rohingya. The report demands that top leadership in Myanmar’s powerful
1 September 2018 “I hated my enemies even before they held me captive because hate sustained me in my devotion to their complete destruction and helped me overcome the virtuous human impulse to recoil in disgust from what had to be done by my hand.”—John McCain on the Vietnam War, April 2001 “However heady the
Corrupt recruiting cartel of 10 agencies that overcharged workers blamed for cessation of G2G Plus deal with Malaysia A Bangladeshi worker looks on as she attend a procession to mark May Day or International Workers’ Day in Dhaka in this May 1, 2017 file photo. Activists around the world mark international workers’ day with marches
Laborers protest amid claims military has seized their land and govt has sold plots to wealthy developers A file image of Sri Lankan tea pickers working on a plantation in Kandy, some 150kms north-east of Colombo. (Photo by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP) Niranjani Roland, Colombo Sri Lanka August 31, 2018 Tea plantation worker Loganathan Saraswathy, 47,
Propaganda unit’s 117-page book contains pictures purportedly taken in Rakhine state that are really from Tanzania and Bangladesh Reuters in Yangon Fri 31 Aug 2018 Violence has forced more than 720,000 Rohingya to flee Myanmar to areas like Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images A new book on the Rohingya crisis written by
The Chief Justice if the Supreme Court of Bangladesh Mr. Suredra Kumar Sinha has resigned today the 11th November. He sent a letter of resignation while he is vacationing in Australia to President Abdul Hamid which has been confirmed. The same President announced Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is facing 11 charges, including money laundering
Summary In the modern global world, where does India sees itself? A question that heeds into an “endless discussion,” still cloaks academicians, foreign policy and strategic experts into a debate. Using what elements will we able to understand India’s ambitious foreign policy? Prime Minister Modi’s “decisive” victory opened a “Pandora box” of new foreign policy
By Hari Prasad Shrestha Some critics consider Nepal almost as a one-city state. Almost all the country’s opportunities, its decent medical facilities, its key places for education, its administrative centers, the whole thing is in Kathmandu. The centralized system of state became major causes of increasing inequalities between Kathmandu and rest of the nation.
By James M. Dorsey Few paid attention to a rare protest in Saudi Arabia in late January 2011 as a wave of popular uprisings swept the Middle East and North Africa, toppling the leaders of Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. Yet, the protests and criticism of the government’s handling of floods in the Red
The northeast monsoon in the first week of November has been heavy with a torrential downpour in Chennai city, and suburbs, as per the forecast correctly made several weeks earlier. It caused severe disruption for a few days, disrupting traffic, water entering into some residences and with loss of lives. A careful study of the
In Bangladesh, the Prime Minister has all the power and to grab this power; the two large parties participate in elections. One side wins; the other party goes on the run. Their leaders get hundreds of charges against them, and they are ridiculed, some get killed or abducted. The race is to grab absolute power
“Chess is a war over the board. The object is to crush the opponent’s mind.” ~Bobby Fischer, World Chess Champion. Sheikh Hasina Wajed is known not to accept any objections or opposition, so much so that any form an opposition has disappeared out of sight from the Bangladeshi political stage. She and her party, the
“Fear cuts deeper than swords.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones by R Chowdhury 13 July 2019 Dan Brown of The Da Vinci Code fame said, “Men go far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.” That describes Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh today.