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  • Afghan misadventure~I

    Afghan misadventure~I

    It is paradoxical that the US which entered Afghanistan with the promise of ensuring a new age of peace and stable democracy is now, though belatedly, arguing as stated by Biden that nation building was not on its cards. The American intervention, far from building an enduring democracy, created a clientelist oligarchy that survived because of widespread corruption despite lack of popular support, as it was in South Vietnam.

    September 16, 2021
  • PM Modi to begin West Asia trip with historic Palestine visit

    PM Modi to begin West Asia trip with historic Palestine visit

    Focusing on strengthening energy and security cooperation along with counter-terrorism efforts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his West Asia tour on Saturday with the first pit-stop in Ramallah, making him the first Indian PM to visit Palestine. Modi will be taking a chopper ride to Ramallah from Amman, Jordan. The prime minister reached Jordan …

    February 10, 2018
  • Tryst with peace

    Tryst with peace

    A ceasefire comes into force in Syria at sunset on Monday, markedly a day before Id. In the twilight of Barack Obama&’s presidency, the world must hope that Saturday&’s forward movement will hold. The agreement concluded in Geneva by US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, is primarily riveted to …

    September 12, 2016
  • Those who breastfeed have better chance to survive breast cancer

    Those who breastfeed have better chance to survive breast cancer

    Women who breastfeed for more than six months have higher chances of surviving breast cancer, a new study has found. According to the study, published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine, breastfeeding for longer than six months is also associated with a better survival rate. In the study, the researchers examined the link between lifetime breastfeeding …

    September 1, 2016
  • Manish Sisodia announces Rs.1 cr award for Sakshi Malik

    Manish Sisodia announces Rs.1 cr award for Sakshi Malik

    Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday announced Rs.1 crore as an award to Olympic medal winner wrestler Sakshi Malik. Sisodia’s announcement came while his visited Sakshi’s native place Rohtak, Haryana. He also announced a direct promotion for Sakshi Malik’s father Sukhbir Malik – a bus conductor with Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC). Sakshi won …

    August 20, 2016