• Joint Cricketism-(314): Sri Lankan bowlers opt false bowling for a big score to Indian bat boys!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal After letting India win comfortably in the first test Sri Lanka seems to have decided to make India shine by offering another big score in the first innings in the range of  600-700 runs to stronger India. India cannot be challenged by Sri Lanka in any manner, so Indian teams have

  • Shall we sprinkle some stardust!0

    Do you have a dream for yourself? Don’t bother if you don’t remember having dreamt anything at all but always remember the saying “Every child is a Genius.” As kids, we adored our parents and tried to imitate them. When we entered the world of fascination and flew high with our imaginations as teenagers, we

  • Playing with Fire: Trump’s Iran policy risks cloning North Korea0

      Source: Wikimedia By James M. Dorsey As US President Donald J. Trump gropes with a set of bad options for responding to North Korea’s rapidly expanding nuclear and ballistic missiles program, he risks creating a similar, potentially explosive dilemma in the Middle East with his efforts to tighten the screws on Iran, if not

  • What is the Shia-Sunni divide?0

    Ken Chitwood, University of Florida Tensions between Sunnis and Shias have been flaring up, with several incidents of violence reported in recent months: Most recently a suicide bomber killed at least 29 people when he blew himself up at the largest Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan’s Herat province on Tuesday, August 1. Earlier in June,

  • Rajni or Kamal, who will take the plunge first?0

    N Sathiya Moorthy   For Rajnikanth, who the BJP is wooing, politics looks more likely to happen in 2019, although his friend Kamalahaasan could afford to wait a little longer, says N Sathiya Moorthy. After Tamil cinema’s superstar Rajnikanth hinted yet again about the possibility of his hitting the political track, his compatriot and long-time friend, Kamalahassan,

  • Afghan Peace Process0

    S. Sadia Kazmi Even though the efforts to bring Peace in Afghanistan have brought in a lot of international players from time to time, it remains a lingering problem. This provides a convenient “justification” as to why eventually Afghan government took the initiative to take the matter exclusively in its own hands and kick started


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