• Crushing the intellect: Pakistan’s war on free speech0

    Altaf Khan, University of Peshawar Pakistani authorities have won another battle against free speech. The latest blow is just another consequence of harsh measures taken by Pakistan’s government in the last five years against freedom of speech. On March 27, the interior ministry announced that Facebook had removed 85% of “illegal, blasphemous” content found on

  • In Bangladesh, people are eating more fish but getting less nutrition from it0

    Jessica Bogard, The University of Queensland People in Bangladesh are now eating 30% more fish than they did 20 years ago, but they are getting a smaller amount of important nutrients from it, a new study shows. Fish is widely known as a healthy food, rich in protein and other nutrients, so how can this

  • In the name of Holy Cow, with the blessings of the BJP0

    By Sam  9th April 2017 The Gau Rakshak Clan Gaumata, Gau raksha, beef ban… In the 70 years since independence, never has the country been so obsessed with all things bovine than it is today with BJP in power. From banning the sale of beef in some states to cow cess in others, the humble

  • Little over a year away from presidential poll, Maldives politics hotting up0

    N Sathiya Moorthy After ‘defeating’ the joint Opposition-sponsored no-trust motion against Parliament Speaker Abdulla Maseeh, the Government of President Abdulla Yameen has revived the call for the forgotten all-party political negotiations. However, the Opposition rejected the Government’s offer. “If it is democracy they want, they should adhere to democratic principles and use this opportunity,” Fisheries


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