Muhammed Mahmood is a retired Professor of Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
by Muhammad Mahmood 26 October 2020 Held during the middle of this month 2020 the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have painted a very sobering picture – these reports indicate that the pandemic COVID 19 has resulted in the largest global economic contraction since theREAD MORE
by Muhammad Mahmood — October 12, 2020 The Friday Sermon On Friday, October 2, 2020, the Muslim Jumma (Friday Congregation) prayer day, French President Emmanuel Macron said this in a speech in the Western Paris suburb of Les Mureaux that “Islam is a religion that is in crisis all over the world today, we are not justREAD MORE
by Muhammad Mahmood 28 September 2020 The US-backed Afghan government and the Taliban held peace talks on Saturday, September 12 in Qatar’s capital Doha. This was the first-ever face-to-face meeting between them after nearly 20 years of conflict that began with the invasion and military occupation of Afghanistan by the US. In fact,READ MORE
A new flash point by Muhammad Mahmood |Jul 10,2020 In this handout photograph taken on July 3, India’s prime minister Narendra Modi gestures as he speaks to Indian troops during his visit to Nimu in the union territory of Ladakh. — Agence France-Presse/PIB handout ON JUNE 15, fights broke out between Chinese and Indian soldiersREAD MORE
Muhammad Mahmood | December 01, 2019 The latest gross domestic product (GDP) data published by the Indian government (compiled by the Central Statistics Office (CSO)) indicate the Indian economy is slowing down to a 5.0 per cent growth rate, not seven or seven and a half per cent as claimed by the government. The GDPREAD MORE
Muhammad Mahmood | November 17, 2019 India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with China’s Premier Li Keqiang during the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit in Bangkok on November 04, 2019. —Photo: AFP The Summit of the world’s largest proposed free trade agreement, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was held in BangkokREAD MORE
Muhammad Mahmood | 6 June 2019 Tagore has been an inescapable reality for all 250 million Bengali speaking people around the world. He is widely revered all over Bangladesh and in India. He commands a towering presence in the Bengali speaking world. His literary achievements overshadow anything that happened before him and anything that happenedREAD MORE