• UN Probe ‘Can Only Aggravate’ Rakhine Tension, Myanmar Tells Diplomats0

    A Myanmar border guard police officers stand guard in Buthidaung, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar on July 13, 2017. / Simon Lewis / ReutersBy Reuters 18 July 2017 YANGON — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s security adviser told diplomats on Tuesday that a UN mission looking into allegations of rape, torture and killings of Rohingya Muslims

  • Cricketism: India prefers to play against weak bowling teams!0

    Cricket is super gambling in which cricketers, boards, corporate lords, and mafia are involved with blessings from the government. Secrecy is kept by all concerned. Everywhere batboys are being trained for 100s and 50s as the chief objective of cricketism for which the teams agree upon the “give and take” issues as well as particular


    In the last three years after Mr. Narendra Modi took charge as India’s Prime Minister, the mood and confidence level in India has indeed undergone sea change for the better. The intelligent observers feel that he has brought vibrancy in governance to the extent that has not been seen in the recent past. The essential

  • The Lost Pride Of Islamic Golden Age0

    Imaginary debate between Averroes And Porphyry. Source:Monfredo de Monte Imperiali “Liber de herbis”, 14th century. Reproduction in “Inventions et decouvertes au Moyen-Age”, Samuel Sadaune, Wikipedia Commons. By Azfar Mohammad The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) said: “Seek knowledge even as far as China”. In the context of ancient and medieval times it is interpreted as,

  • India Has Almost Finished World’s First Advanced Thorium Nuclear Reactor1

    India’s nuclear scientists expect to complete an experimental fast breeder nuclear reactor in Kalpakkam by the end of 2017. By GGI News Staff August 3, 2017 India’s nuclear scientists expect to complete an experimental fast breeder nuclear reactor in Kalpakkam by the end of 2017. The Kalpakkam reactor will generate 500 megawatts of electricity by using the

  • The Gulf crisis produces snail-pace social change and a dangerous arms race0

    By James M. Dorsey A two-month old crisis pitting Qatar against an alliance led by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia is proving to be a double-edged sword.On the one hand, it has revived momentum for unprecedented, albeit snail-paced social reforms, initially sparked by Qatar’s winning bid for the 2022 soccer World Cup. Those


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  • End of Year Editorial; Evolving Political Dynamics in South Asia

    By M. Adil Khan, Guest Editor 2018 has been an eventful year for South Asia especially at the political level. During 2018 several countries in the region have had their elections and these elections have altered their political pictures. In others preparations for elections are underway and yet in others sub-national elections and their outcomes

  • 2018 Bangladesh General Election: A Time for Stock-taking and Pondering the Stakes

      By Adil Khan and Habib Zafarullah*    4 December 2018 The 2018 Bangladesh General Election scheduled on December 30, 2018 marks the end of two consecutive terms of the ruling Awami League (AL), first ever by any political party since 1991, the year a combined opposition movement against a decade long dictatorship resurrected and re-introduced

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