Ayub the First – Newspaper – DAWN.COM Asad Rahim Khan January 16, 2020 WRITING on how to live one’s life, American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, ‘Shallow men believe in luck… strong men believe in cause and effect’. Because empires are built on entitlement, so America never tires of hearing about the strong, silent type.
01/15/2020 Ryan McMaken When the US places financial sanctions on one country, it de facto sanctions many other countries as well — including many of its allies. This is because not all countries and firms are interested in participating in the US sanctions-based foreign policy. Sanctions, after all, have become a favorite go-to strategy for
If concerns about China had been muted in the past, they were never far from the surface at this year’s gathering in New Delhi Russian foreign minister accused the US of seeking to exclude China but Washington and its allies were prepared to push back Kunal Purohit | 19 Jan, 2020 | This week in
He also claimed that the lack of internet did not have a ‘significant effect’ on the state’s economy. Scroll Staff Yesterday NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat on Saturday claimed that the suspension of internet services in Jammu and Kashmir did not have a “significant effect” on the economy as it was used to only watch
How the British seeded the idea that Muslims were despots and religious invaders The East India Company wanted to be seen as a rectifier of the historical harm inflicted by the Muslims. Manan Ahmed Asif Sep 16, 2017 It is a fact not so easily known, thus rarely acknowledged, that the British colonial project in
The reason the government wants to keep blocking full access to the internet in the Valley is its fear of civil disobedience. And that’s why internet restrictions across India are becoming more common by the day. Siddharth Varadarajan 19 Jamaury 2020 167 days. That’s how long Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah have
by Q M Jalal Khan 12 October 2019 “To be, or not to be, that is the question.” That is how the 30-yr old Prince Hamlet of Denmark is deeply and frightfully pondering over whether to continue to live a safe and long life (possibly a love and family life too) and thereby passively tolerate
Walking the tight rope: India’s Diplomatic Strategy in the Middle East By Prannv Dhawan 11 October 2019 India’s diplomatic corps have been resolutely articulating India’s stances and furthering its interests in the international fora where multiple challenges emanating from historical and contemporary contexts are being faced. One important factor which India’s astute foreign policy makers
by Yead Mirza 12 October 2019 In early-September, the US President Donald Trump called-off the peace negotiations with the Taliban after they had carried-out a suicide car bomb attack that took several lives in Kabul, including a US soldier. The decision to call-off the negotiations came at a time when some sort of agreement was about to
Dr. Manoj Kumar Mishra, 12 October 2019 While the second informal meeting between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping takes place at Mamallapuram, in the Indian city of Chennai after the two leaders met last time in China’s Wuhan in April last year, some attempts need to be considered in order
By James M. Dorsey 11 October 2019 A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Itunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Spreaker, Pocket Casts, Tumblr, Patreon, Podbean and Castbox. For the better part of a century, the United States could claim the moral high ground despite allegations of hypocrisy because its policies continuously contradicted its
9 October 2019 BBC Bangladesh student protests A Bangladeshi undergraduate student killed in his dormitory on Sunday days after criticising the government online was beaten for several hours before he died, witnesses told the BBC. Fellow students say Abrar Fahad was taken from his room around 20:00 (14:00 GMT) and beaten at least four hours.
US government in a hurry to get new sub-hunting helicopters into the hands of the Indian Navy by Dave Makichuk May 20, 2020 To say the Pentagon is concerned about China’s military expansion would be an understatement — just ask the Indian Navy. According to a report by Paul McLeary for Breaking Defense, the US
by Hari Prasad Shrestha 23 May 2020 In his address to the House of Representatives, Prime Minister of Nepal, KP Sharma Oli, in response to the opposition lawmakers’ queries about the government’s annual policy and program, he remembered the motto of India’s state emblem, “Satyameva Jayate” (“Only truth triumphs”), and the four-head lion figure of