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  • Building a Culture of Peace in Pakistan0

    By Huma Tariq If a child being admitted in kindergarten and learn ‘another way of fighting.’ From first day of school he experiences an atmosphere in which differences are appreciated and accepted, and where peaceful conflict resolution is the norm. By the time that student reaches fifth grade, he will be selected as mediator by

  • India: Rising Ripples In Manipur 0

    July 25, 2017 By SATP By Giriraj Bhattacharjee* On July 17, 2017, four civilians and one Assam Rifles (AR) trooper were injured when a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded at Khurai Ahongei in Imphal East District. On July 10, 2017, a civilian, identified as Ranjan Das (42), was shot dead by United Tribal Liberation

  • Cricketism: Women WC 2017: Official match fixings, gambling, money laundering, and betrayals!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Cricket is a major gambling, being promoted by the corrupt corporate regimes. Official fixings help the bat boys and girls to make fake records immorally and illegally. At times, some teams get cheated and betrayed too. But such nefarious issues are never discussed in public. Like the corrupt regimes engaged in

  • Nuclear Suppliers Group: A Power play1

    Volatility happens to be the defining feature of the South Asian region due to the arch-rivals- India and Pakistan. The recent strategic developments and NSG’s power play has stirred a continuous debate in the International politics. The reason mainly being India’s entry into the club, highlighting the political dimension to it which seems quite cynical

  • The Gulf crisis: Small states battle it out0

    By James M. Dorsey Abstract Buried in the Gulf crisis is a major development likely to reshape international relations as well as power dynamics in the Middle East: the coming out of small states capable of punching far above their weight with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, a driver of the crisis, locked into

  • Winners Who, Losers Who?0

    N Sathiya Moorthy Looks as if President Maithiripala Sirisena may have succeeded in purchasing time till end-December for the coalition Government running in his name, with his SLFP’s traditional UNP rival Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister. The success of his enterprise will depend entirely depend on the willingness of various stake-holders in this Government to

  • India-Bangladesh-China Relations: A Complex Triangle0

    Author: Asma Masood Reuters On February 17, 2015 Bangladesh reiterated its request to China for help on the Chittagong-Kunming road link. It was expressed that the establishment of a link similar to the connectivity between China and Myanmar was desired. The Chinese Ambassador had earlier stated that China wants peace in Bangladesh for smooth development.

  • To Kolkata, From Baghdadi Jews, With Love0

    By Jael Silliman on 22/07/2017 During the late 1800s, Kolkata (then Calcutta) was a migrant hub. Among the Chinese, Greeks, Burmese, Armenians and Parsis were the Baghdadi Jews. This unique community is striving to keep its culture alive and food is playing a major role. Bethel Synagogue in Kolkata. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Crisp on the outside,

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