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  • Self-inflicted And More0

    Sathiya MoorthyThe Sunday Leader, Colombo, 30 April 2017  Lord Justice Sales has ruled that the 35-year-old Sri Lankan, identified only as ‘SV’, probably consented to the torture in as part of a ruse called ‘self-infliction by proxy’ or SIBP According to his submissions, the man had ‘felt intense pain from the first burn’ before falling unconscious

  • Missile Proliferation, India and MTCR0

      By Maimuna Ashraf    MTCR is one of the four non-proliferation regimes that aim to curb the technology that can be used for nuclear delivery systems. The other three are the Wassenaar Arrangement that deals with export control of dual use technologies and conventional arms. Australia Group is related to export controls on technologies

  • Tamil Nadu politics: Will factions end the crisis in AIADMK and focus on governance?0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Governance in Tamil Nadu is standstill and in reverse gear with two factions fighting an almost street fight, making the life of common people miserable. As a mere stunt, the Palanisamy government makes announcements of allocation of money for projects but nothing is happing on the ground.  Possibly the middlemen from the

  • Unlearnt lessons from UP0

    N Sathiya Moorthy, ‘Provoke’, Chennai, April 27, 2017  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to start a talent hunt for spotting new ministers if the BJP wants to present itself as a future government in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says N Sathiya Moorthy Once again, pollsters and political pundits have got it wrong. Why, even Prime Minister Narendra

  • Why Is China Renaming Seemingly Unimportant Places in Arunachal Pradesh?0

    BY MANOJ JOSHI Two of the six spots renamed could be of significance, but the other four are simply points on a map. Is there a method behind this that we cannot discern at the moment? A signboard is seen from the Indian side of the Indo-China border at Bumla, in the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.

  • China to assert claims of disputed areas with India0

    By Kerry Garner The China Daily said “playing the Dalai Lama card” was never a wise choice for New Delhi. “If India wants to continue this petty game, it will only end up in paying dearly for it”, the article ends. China claims the state as “South Tibet”. India will pay “dearly” if it continues

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  • Bangladesh: Will this country become Pakistan or Kashmir?

      1. A political group is spreading the perception that the country will again become Pakistan if Awami League loses control of Bangladesh. They even suggested a label “Banglastan” for this supposed nation which transforms into an improvised Pakistan in the East. But symptomatically it appears to become another Kashmir, or in a classical sense

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