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  • Burma: Aid Blocked to Rakhine State

    Burma: Aid Blocked to Rakhine State0

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    • October 23, 2016

    Humanitarian Groups, Journalists, and Rights Monitors Need Access The Burmese government and army should urgently ensure humanitarian aid can reach ethnic Rohingya and other vulnerable populations in northern Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch said today. Government security operations have cut off assistance to tens of thousands of people and forced many to flee their homes.

  • Don’t say the N-word in Karnataka

    Don’t say the N-word in Karnataka0

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    • October 23, 2016

    A Pakistani view on the strategic implications of a new Indian nuclear city There have been repeated confirmed reports that India is constructing a new nuclear city at Challakere, Karnataka. The city-size complex will produce highly enriched uranium to not only fuel its nuclear powered submarines, but also feed its thermonuclear bombs. The local population

  • ‘A cure far worse than the disease’: Sri Lanka’s new draft counter terrorism law0

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    • October 20, 2016

    Over the weekend, a draft framework copy of the ‘Counter Terrorism Act’ (CTA) – the legislation intended to replace the draconian ‘Prevention of Terrorism Act’ (PTA) – was leaked to the press. The contents of the text, available here, are deeply disturbing. As it currently stands, the PTA enables arbitrary arrest and long periods of

  • INDIA’S FOSSIL FUEL POLICY CONTRADICTS ITS CLIMATE POLICY

    INDIA’S FOSSIL FUEL POLICY CONTRADICTS ITS CLIMATE POLICY0

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    • October 19, 2016

    India’s promises to COP 21 INDC report submitted by India to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change during the Paris Climate Conference contained the following promises Emission reduction – To reduce the emissions intensity of India’s GDP by 33 to 35% by 2030 from 2005 level. Renewable energy – To achieve about 40 percent

  • Indo-Pak Mystery

    Indo-Pak Mystery0

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    • October 19, 2016

    Like every passing day, it’s been a nasty year again, shaping Indo-Pak relations into a new diaphragm keeping in mind the current thrust between both states with beheadings, attacks, deaths and firings in daily violations. What is India-Pak relation about? It is not about trade, neither about normalization, but it is a course of hype

  • China, Russia And Pakistan: New Superpower Triangle

    China, Russia And Pakistan: New Superpower Triangle0

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    • October 19, 2016

    The world is approaching what is often referred to as Doomsday. In other words, the World War 3. China, Russia and Pakistan may have just formed an unofficial alliance to counter America’s global dominance. China, Russia, Pakistan and other authoritarian counties in Central Asia could join their forces to try and take away Washington’s dominance.

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  • Neighbours challenge political Hindutva’s Ram agenda

    N Sathiya Moorthy  24 July 2020 Indian claims to the Ram story and ownership could be challenged from more places than one, says N Sathiya  Moorthy.  Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli’s recent diatribe that the birthplace of Hindu god Ram is located in his country and not in Ayodhya, need not be a

  • The Top Brass is Shattered in Bangladesh: Aftermath of a Retired General’s Interview

    Lieutenant General (retired) Chowdhury Hasan Sarwardy (left) and General Aziz Ahmed, the Chief of Army Staff (right)   by Taj Hashmi     20 July 2020 Although neither the puppet and illegitimate government of Sheikh Hasina nor the pro-Indian Deep State, which has been running Bangladesh for the last twelve years, gathered enough courage to broadcast

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