Ladakh shows the way to the world

The Hindu Kush Himalayan region, encompassing Bhutan, Nepal and long border stretches of India, China, Pakistan and other nations, is often referred to as the “Third Pole” because it holds the largest reserve of snow and ice outside the polar regions.

Truce Terms

The prospect of a ceasefire in Ukraine, as suggested by sources close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, raises critical questions about the future of the conflict and the broader geopolitical landscape.

East Asia Summit

The trilateral summit between China, South Korea, and Japan marks a significant moment in East Asian diplomacy.

The Educationist

In the words of young Zakir Husain: “It was the first conscious decision of my life. Perhaps the only one I have ever taken. The rest of my life has but flowed from it.” What the new lecturer at Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College at Aligarh referred to was his crucial decision in 1919- 20 to respond to Mahatma Gandhi’s appeal for non-cooperation.

Kyrgyz Crisis

Scholar-soldier-statesman of unmatched distinction, the late Jaswant Singh, wrote a hauntingly riveting travelogue, Travels to Transoxiana ~ In lands over the Hindu Kush and Across the Amu Darya.

Paths to Peace

The conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, now stretching into its eighth brutal month, presents a landscape of bleak options for both sides.

Monsoon Relief

As we approach the monsoon season, there is a palpable sense of anticipation among policymakers and economists.

Chinese support to protests?

The US based Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI), recently published a report on illegal funding of ongoing anti-Israel protests in US universities

Development Ideas

The qualitative indicators of development as conceived by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are unique. Monitoring development over time is important in order to improve the lifestyles of the common people.

Technology, rights

An overlooked aspect of this election is the starkly different approach of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress in the realms of technology and human rights.