ARTICLES

India-UAE ties flourishing with time

    The Indian community has played a major role in the economic development of the UAE   By Dr Ahmed Albanna, Ambassador of  UAE to India India and the UAE share historic cultural ties based on centuries-old people to people contact between the India and Arab civilization. In the early 19th century, the Indian traders, … Continue reading India-UAE ties flourishing with time

Well done President!

    Short Takes by Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam The President of India, His Excellency Shri Ram Nath Kovind, is a man of great qualities of head and heart, a man truly worthy of the august position he holds today. His vision for the future of India as a just, equitable, united and technologically advanced … Continue reading Well done President!

Obituary: George Fernandes; From drift to drift

By A J Philip The Intelligence Bureau (IB) had no idea that there was a place called Kumplampoika in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. It is a small village with a good school on the Pathanamthitta-Vadaserikara Road. Generations of students knew Kunjamma George teacher of Kizhakkethil house, who had seven sons — all tall and educated … Continue reading Obituary: George Fernandes; From drift to drift

Revamp Faith Based Mental Care Healing Centers

By Syed Ali Mujtaba The news of the Supreme Court’s intervention in freeing some twenty-two mentally-ill persons chained at a faith-based mental centre in a Dargah in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh is bit surprising. Surprising not because the mentally ill people were freed at the orders of the Supreme Court but because the Apex Court has … Continue reading Revamp Faith Based Mental Care Healing Centers

Citizenship Bill: One more step of BJP towards contempt of Constitution

By Dr. Prem Singh By passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 in the Lok Sabha the Narendra Modi government at the Center has taken up another step towards the contempt of the Constitution. The Bill provides that six non-Muslim communities – Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi – of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan will be … Continue reading Citizenship Bill: One more step of BJP towards contempt of Constitution

Justice finally delivered in direct evidence based case of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

By Kushal Jeena While proving old saying that “justice delayed, justice denied” wrong, the Delhi High Court after 34 long years delivered a landmark verdict on a case that was based on direct evidence, sentencing a senior Congress politician to life for his straight involvement in the killing of people from Sikh community in national … Continue reading Justice finally delivered in direct evidence based case of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Rafale-Clear the air, please!

  Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam The Supreme Court verdict on the Rafale deal that supports government’s decision to clinch it and discourages any questioning of it has turned out to be based on a wrong and misleading account by the government. Naturally, a verdict premised on false information has to be recalled immediately to prevent … Continue reading Rafale-Clear the air, please!

United opposition formulates strategy to defeat BJP in Lok Sabha polls

By Kushal Jeena Buoyed with the recent Congress victory in three key Hindiheartland states, a united opposition has formulated a common strategy to defeat the ruling National Democratic Alliance in the next year bound general elections and resolved to avert a split of votes in its camp during the polls. The vows came later this … Continue reading United opposition formulates strategy to defeat BJP in Lok Sabha polls

India and the Ease of Doing Business

BY ARUN JAITLEY The World Bank each year, in the month of October, announces its rankings on the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ for the next year. The performance of each nation is taken into consideration with the 1st of May being the cut-off date. This is an independent research by the World Bank based on … Continue reading India and the Ease of Doing Business

Homosexuality in perspective of Quran and Bible

Dr. Javed Jamil Almost all religions with few exceptional orders express severe detestation for homosexuality. Faced perhaps with their receding popularity, only a few denominations of Christianity and Hinduism have tried to reconcile with the modern approach towards the issue. Both Quran and Bible describe in gory detail about the destruction of the twin cities … Continue reading Homosexuality in perspective of Quran and Bible

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POLITICS

Mamata Dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to Compete With Her on Chanting Mantras

Accusing the BJP of only playing politics over the Ram Mandir issue, the West Bengal chief minister said her g ...

J&K: Former IAS Shah Faesal launches political party

The new party has been named Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement and its dominant slogan would be Ab Hawa Ba ...

BJP’s Pramod Sawant to be sworn in as Goa CM today

2 Allies Get Deputy Posts     Panaji Former Speaker of the Goa legislative assembly and BJ ...

SPORTS

India gears up to face Bangladesh in SAFF women football

Biratnagar (Nepal) A confident India is fully geared up to face Bangladesh in the semi final of the SAFF Wo ...

PCB pays over Rs 11 cr as compensation to BCCI after losing case in ICC

  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid 1.6 million US dollars, equivalent to over eleven crores in ...

Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

In marathon, India's Asian champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be he ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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