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  • No direct IS hand in Sri Lanka Easter attacks: investigator2

    by Editor July 25, 2019 in Colombo, July 25 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s Easter attacks that killed 258 people were carried out by local Islamists who drew inspiration from but were not linked to the Islamic State group, a top investigator said Wednesday. Ravi Seneviratne, the head of the Criminal Investigations Department, said the suicide bombers who

  • Every President Since Reagan Was Wrong About China’s Destiny – Bloomberg0

    For decades U.S. politicians and analysts told us economic growth in China would spur liberalism. Denying that fact could lead to more big mistakes. By Hal Brands ‎July‎ ‎23‎, ‎2019‎ Hal Brands is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist, the Henry Kissinger Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, and a scholar at the American Enterprise

  • Spate of lynching incidents worry church people in India4

    Hindu nationalists said to be responsible for fatal attacks but enjoy impunity thanks to support inside ruling BJP ucanews.com reporter India July 23, 2019 Church leaders in India have concerns of further civilian unrest after mob attacks killed eight people in three separate incidents over the weekend. In the latest incident on July 20, a

  • Persecution claim results in Bangladesh outrage0

    Stephan Uttom and Rock Rozario, Dhaka Bangladesh July 24, 2019 Allegations about mistreatment of millions of Hindus, Buddhists and Christians in Bangladesh has triggered a backlash from minority leaders as well as members of the Muslim majority. Priya Saha, one of the organizing secretaries of the Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council, the country’s largest minority

  • India furiously denies U.S. President’s claim that Prime Minister Modi had urged him to mediate with Pakistan0

    By Aziz Haniffa Jul 22, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Donald Trump left India shell-shocked by turning the decades-long U.S. non-interference policy on its head when he offered to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolve the long-simmering Kashmir dispute. Even more shocking was his claim, during an Oval Office meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on July

  • India: What If This Is the Hindu Rashtra?0

    The Wire India 24 July 2019 The change from a constitutional republic to a majoritarian state need not entail a change either in the constitutional framework or in our national symbols. What do people mean when they say ‘Hindu rashtra’? And what would it feel like to live under such a state? People might imagine

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  • Not Only in Ladakh, India Losing Ground in Bangladesh Too

    by Taj Hashmi 18 June 2020 We know things are not going well in regards to India’s relationship with China. On 5th/6th May, China captured around sixty square kilometre of Indian territory in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh, which is strategically important to all the three countries in the region, China, India, and Pakistan. On 14th/15th

  • Fear of the unknown: Hysteria in Bangladesh

    by Ajmal Sobhan 17 June 2020 When Minhaz Khan passed away three weeks back in Dhaka, he had been terminally ill for a few years. With advanced Parkinson’s disease, he had been living under the care of a live-in nurse in his own home. He was dependent on the nurse for feeding, bodily functions, and

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