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  • Verdict washes away DMK’s 2G stain0

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    • December 21, 2017

      December 21, 2017 The tough question before the DMK and its leader MK Stalin now is, what should their response be if sounded out for an alliance by the BJP for or after the next parliamentary polls, says N Sathiya Moorthy  It is celebration time for the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in Tamil Nadu, but the

  • China’s One Belt One Road Initiative in Nepal0

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    • December 19, 2017

    To maintain its status quo in international politics, China under the nomenclature “One Belt One Road” (OBOR) revived it age-old strategy called conspirational strategy. This strategy believed to be introduced by Admiral Zheng in the fifteenth century. The main understanding was to get close to its neighbors and find new areas with the desire to

  • Jama’at: Serving the Moral Cause of Education0

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    • December 19, 2017

    By: Aabid Rehman Pala With the emphasis on overall development, Jama’at e Islami in Jammu and Kashmir was established mainly to serve the moral cause of education in the light of Quran. When they found people deviating from that cause, they thought of a renaissance. Since a network of convent schools were operating at that

  • China Lavishes Aid On Pakistan Town In Hope To Build Deepwater Port0

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    • December 18, 2017

    December 17, 2017 by Reuters FILE PHOTO: A container is carried away from a cargo ship at Tianjin Port, in northern China February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo By Drazen Jorgic (Reuters) – China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the

  • Economics of Nuclear Power0

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    • December 16, 2017

    It’s all about organized lightning. Lights, sparks, brightness are a symbol of life. It enables us to see the world with more clear vision. When rest of the world is aspiring to reach beyond the limits of the sky, countries like Pakistan are still facing power shortages. In Pakistan Summers are welcomed with a gift

  • Nuclear Deterrence and Pakistan’s Second Strike Capability in Indian Ocean Region0

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    • December 16, 2017

    By Ahyousha Khan To make nuclear deterrence work without any hurdles, states desire invincibility for their nuclear arsenals against the threat of being taken out in first attack massive retaliation from the enemy. Enemy’s lack of ability to wage an aggression is the role assigned to nuclear deterrence. If nuclear arms race between two nuclear

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  • Wake up Bangladesh; it’s time for a foreign policy!1

    by Taj Hashmi To some, the title of my column today might be utterly ridiculous, as it suggests it’s time for Bangladesh to have a foreign policy. They might raise eyebrows at my suggestion that, Bangladesh is going without any foreign policy, since 2009. To them, Bangladesh has a sound foreign policy under a seasoned

  • Gandhi’s Last Message: ‘Raze the Sacred Sites of Others and You Too Will Be Obliterated’0

    By Sudhir Chandra on 27/03/2017 Gandhi speaks to our times with renewed urgency in a just-published translation of an acclaimed work A refugee train, Punjab, 1947. Credit: Wikimedia For a man who made such a powerful intervention in the history of the 20th century, many of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas were misunderstood during his lifetime. Historian

  • What’s Next to Stop Myanmar’s Genocide?0

    By Habib Siddiqui “We cannot be afraid to call the actions of the Burmese authorities what they appear to be – a brutal, sustained campaign to cleanse the country of an ethnic minority,” Haley told the U.N. Security Council, the first time Washington has echoed the U.N.’s accusation that the displacement of hundreds of thousands

  • Standing for media’s rights in India0

    Image source: Quatrz India By Nava Thakuria India, largest democracy of the globe, remains a bad place for working journalists irrespective of the regimes in power in New Delhi or any province capital. The populous country witnesses the murder of around five media persons on average in a year and that has not been changed

  • Rohingya Cultural Anthropology0

    By Dr. Shwe Lu Maung (The author’s note: The account given here is a very short summary of the facts drawn from my published books. Deeper and broader presentations and discussions can be found in my books). Myanmar, with her rich cultural and natural resources, has every potential to be a world leader that everybody

  • India-Pakistan and Nuclear Deterrence equation in Region0

    by Asma Khalid Introduction of Nuclear weapon has transformed the global politics as well as the military power in an expensive way. The primary purpose of acquiring a nuclear weapon is to prevent wars among nuclear-capable adversaries through maintaining deterrence stability. The concept which has dominated the global politics is that war is not a

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    From Survival to Sustainable Development: Overcoming Challenges for Achieving a Just World. Friday, May 11th 2018 at the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh To be held at the Radisson Hotel, Chittagong By all accounts, the earth’s people have never had it better—we live longer and healthier and more productive lives than any time

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