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From Earhart to MH370

  • It seems that Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 is all set to become yet another mystery in the history of aviation. This case has brought back the memories of Amelia Earhart who tried to circumnavigate the globe in 1937 in Model 10 Electra plane. Her plane was lost over the Pacific Ocean. Her...
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Violence is in BJP’s genes

  • BJP watchers were flabbergasted to see the Hindu nationalist party cringe and whinge at the Cobrapost sting operation on the Babri Mosque’s demolition and its request to the Election Commission to stop the publication and telecast of the exposé.Although the poll panel has declined the request,...
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Choosing between nuke chimney and solar cell

  • In the 1970s during my college years in the United States, I used to pass by nuclear plants with huge chimneys. I used to wonder why they were so huge and hyperbola shaped. Interestingly, many people believe that those huge chimneys house the nuclear plant and everything that is associated with...
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A new era for Turkey

  • Sunday is a big and important day for Turkey. The president of the Republic of Turkey will be elected, and this time, for the first time, by the people. Although the polls give a more or less general idea, a notable silence reigns among the public. Will this election respond to their demands?...
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Role of youth activism in Pakistan

  • Imran Khan, affectionately also known as Kaptaan Khan, is making headlines as a game changer in Pakistan’s politics. His supporters, mainly the urban, educated elite, adore him. His political rivals, who once mocked him, are now wary of his clout and popular support. Although his mantra of ...
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Weighing pounds against ounces

  • An ounce of prevention, Benjamin Franklin famously said, is worth a pound of cure. But that is not always true when it comes to research into infectious diseases. Though scientists have traditionally tended to focus on either prevention or cure, defeating the HIV/AIDS virus will require...
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Saudi-UAE pact a ray of hope for region

  • Riyadh and Abu Dhabi’s strategic plan to cooperate more closely on the economic, political and social fronts is a ray of hope for a region whose prospects have been gloomy to say the least.To state the obvious, there has been little consensus on the way forward among the leading actors in this...
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Peace remains elusive in Afghanistan

  • Exactly 13 years on from the US- led military coalition’s invasion on the Taleban regime in Afghanistan, the Afghans are still suffering at the hands of Taleban and will likely suffer in the years ahead, Afghans from all walks of life including public opinion leaders believe.The Taleban hierarchy...
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Other Side of the Mirror: Why NaMo is making a mess of it

  • After deep and introspective study I have finally figured out why Modi bashers are so frightfully busy bashing. He is not playing the game according to the rules. See, that is an incandescent distillation of my research. Who does he think he is, the BCCI? Not being a team player could tee anyone...
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Washington’s confusion

  • I read with interest the article “Obama may shift policy on Assad” by Osama Al-Sharif (Nov. 19). US President Barack Obama had emerged as a ray of hope for millions of the oppressed people across the globe. His humble beginnings and his views on various issues before becoming the president of the...
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