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Interim relief for Rohingyas, though the struggle continues

  • January 23 marked a historic day for the Rohingyas – dwellers of Myanmar’s Rakhine province and the world’s most persecuted and dispossessed minorities – as the international court of justice (ICJ), the United Nation’s principal judicial organ, not only provided them with a protective legal shi...
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Myanmar coup worsens Rohingya plight

  • Myanmar is in turmoil once again after the Tatmadaw, the country’s powerful military, staged a quick yet bloodless coup to depose Aung San Suu Kyi – de-facto head of the popularly elected civilian government and leader of National League for Democracy, over alleged electoral fraud during last y...
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UN: Between hope and history

  • Amid the smoldering wrecks and stench of death and muffled sobs and wails of countless widows and orphans, the United Nations (UN) came into existence out of the debris of the WWII with the objective of preventing global conflicts, maintaining peace and accelerating socio-economic development...
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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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Deep state threatens India’s national unity

  • Indian Premier Narendra Modi’s fervent appeal to the international leadership to wholeheartedly reject any linkage between religion and terrorism, while formulating a genuine partnership in the fight against terror perpetrators must have left every sane Indian perplexed. Known for his no-holds...
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‘Educated in India’ brand

  • The messy higher education sector of India is set for a major overhaul provided Premier Narendra Modi can convince his ideological mentors in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) about the efficacy of opening higher education to foreign universities. Even though, the Modi government is in favor...
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Promoting integrative medicine

  • As health care expenditure in India shows a steady upward movement, this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has drawn popular attention toward traditional remedies that the modern society so often ignores. Three scientific researchers — William Campbell and Satoshi Omura,...
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