Opinion

We want happiness, not cold statistics

2014-11-26 03:00
Happiness, that perennial preoccupation of philosophers, intellectuals and ordinary folk since antiquity, has finally made its way into the political and economic lexicon, and as a factor in evaluatin...

Fact... Columbus did not discover America

2014-11-26 03:04
Who really discovered America? As far as I know, it was not Christopher Columbus. It was not the Muslims either who discovered America. Does it really matter who discovered America? Yes, I believe to...

Iran nukes and another deadline

2014-11-26 03:03
Iran and world powers have given themselves seven more months to reach a nuclear deal, but a heightened risk of hard-liners wrecking the process means they may have missed their best chance ever, anal...

Libya emerges as a new challenge

2014-11-26 03:00
While international and regional efforts are focused on fighting militants in Syria and Iraq, one country is quickly emerging as an immediate danger to its neighbors, to most of North Africa and perha...

El Pepe is one of a kind

2014-11-26 03:00
If only Bapu knew, the Indian poet Sarojini Naidu is said to have remarked with reference to Mahatma Gandhi, how much it costs us to keep him in poverty. It is highly unlikely that anyone would be tem...

Battling scourge of militancy

2014-11-26 03:00
Despite repeated assurance by the unity government, hopes for peace in Afghanistan have dimmed as the Taleban-led insurgents continued their reign of terror, now even targeting civilians in the capita...

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