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Politics of protest

  • I fully agree with the views expressed by Muhammad Waqas in his article “Politics of protest will not help Pakistan” (May 24). The writer has highlighted an important issue. It is true that in a democracy, everyone has the right to assemble at any given place and to voice their anger over...
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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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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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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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Rohingya: Tough test for a nascent democracy

  • When after years of house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi aptly described by many as the architect of democracy and human rights was allowed to enter politics, citizens of the world must have had heaved a sigh of relief.Her entry into the political arena was not only seen as a good omen for democracy in...
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Do not let the idea of India die

  • As Dickens would put it, these are the best of times and worst of times for India....
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Republic at 65: Still a long journey ahead

  • The Indian Republic turns 65 today. Sixty four years ago, this day at 10:18 a.m. Indian Standard Time, India became a sovereign democratic republic with the inauguration of her constitution at a solemn ceremony held in the grandiose durbar hall of the then majestic government house —...
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A tiny window of opportunity in Syria

  • Often, reading about the two Great Wars of the last century and the staggering scale of casualties, one wonders how could the world have allowed human slaughter at such epic scale to go on for so long? The combined toll of the two world wars exceeded a horrific hundred million. Millions more died...
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Violence begets more violence, Mr. Obama

  • Barack Obama, a name that emerged as a ray of hope at a time when then US President George W. Bush’s hawkish policies had placed the planet particularly the Middle East on a powder keg and the world was prepping for a massive economic breakdown. The name became a symbol of hope. It were not...
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It’s never too late

  • Kingdom and France have always enjoyed unique and strong ties. Both the countries have shared similar views on almost all political issues over the years.Since the founding of the modern day Saudi Arabia in 1932, the Kingdom has worked with France on a host of global and regional issues. The...
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