Strive for excellence

The youth constitute the majority of India’s population and for the next few decades, India will continue to have a large proportion of young people. I believe that when the 540 million youth of our country are educated, and they work determinedly in the spirit of service for the country..

Islam in Europe

OPINION is divided on the future of Europe. Books with titles like Why Europe Will Run the Twenty-first Century claim that Europe will (or already does) supersede the United States in global economic or political power.

ANGER IS ONE LETTER SHORT OF DANGER

ANGER IS ONE LETTER SHORT OF DANGER

War through a camera lens

TATAJANA SOLI’S haunting debut novel begins where it ought to end. In this quietly mesmerizing book about journalists covering the war in Vietnam, the first glimpses of the place are the most familiar.

21 killed in Iran suicide attack

TEHRAN, (AMN)– At least 20 were killed and more than 100 injured in two explosions that hit a mosque in Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan on Thursday, the official IRNA news agency reported.

“Two explosions in the front of Zahedan’s Grand Mosque have left more than 20 dead and over 100 injured,”

Bihar Police hunt for appu Yadav

Patna: An alert has been sounded for the arrest of former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Pappu Yadav, who has failed to surrender after his bail was cancelled by the Supreme Court in a murder case, police said Thursday.

Yadav, whose original name is Rajesh Ranjan, was sentenced to life for the ..

‘Israel encouraged man to kill’

An Israeli man accused of killing four Palestinians has claimed he was encouraged by the Israeli security agency Shin Bet to commit violent acts.

Chaim Pearlman’s associates have released new recordings of alleged conversations between Pearlman and his handler.

The recordings reveal that a ..

Murder most foul?

AT a time when the Government of India is making all efforts, nationally as well as worldwide, to punish those involved in the dastardly Mumbai attack on November 26, 2008, it has also been facing irritating questions over the killing of ATS chief Hemant Karkare. Not only do the family members of ..

A storytelling duel

A STORYTELLER returns to his beloved Delhi two and a half centuries ago, only to find it devastated by the violence of Afghan ruler Ahmad Shah Abdali. The plunder, the loss of lives, the destruction of a culture and a civilization, breaks his heart. The dejected storyteller finds a roof over his..

‘US used terror attack to mask shame’

Tehran (AMN):Tehran’s interim Friday Prayers leader has accused the US of masterminding the twin bombings in Zahedan to hide its disgrace over the botched abduction of an Iranian scientist, reports Press TV.

On Thursday July 15, two bomb explosions in quick succession took place outside the ..