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Rishi Sunak: The not so Indian PM of UK

Rishi Sunak: The not so Indian PM of UK

What is there for India?

By: Nasir Dar Britain has a new Prime Minister- Rishi Sunak. We will be coming back to him in a moment. But first, let us acknowledge the absolutely chaotic and embarrassing political turmoil that the Britain has been going through in last few months. Rishi Sunak is UK’s third Prime Minister in less than seven […]

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Be responsive to environmental concerns

Be responsive to environmental concerns

By: Dr Firdoos Ah Wani The majority of us want a cleaner and safer environment, yet none of us are willing to make significant adjustments to our habits to achieve this goal. Kashmir has recently undergone not just significant changes in climatic conditions but the bio-diversity seems to have taken a hit. The acts of […]

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The West Must Stop Blocking Negotiations Between Ukraine and Russia

The West Must Stop Blocking Negotiations Between Ukraine and Russia

By: Vijay Prashad Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022. This war has been horrendous, though it does not compare with the terrible destruction wrought by the U.S. bombardment of Iraq (“shock and awe”) in 2003. In the Gomel region of Belarus that borders Ukraine, Russian and Ukrainian diplomats met on February 28 to begin […]

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Diwali- the festival of lights, happiness, gifts and belssings!

Diwali- the festival of lights, happiness, gifts and belssings!

By: Priyanka Saurabh The “festival of lights” is known as Diwali and is a Hindu, Sikh, and Jain religious festival that begins on the 13th day of darkness. The half cycle of the moon ends on the second day of the Shukla Paksha of Ashwina and the lunar month Kartik. Deepavali, which means “row of […]

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Why does Bangladesh need Saudi Arabia’s investment in the power and energy sector urgently?

Why does Bangladesh need Saudi Arabia’s investment in the power and energy sector urgently?

By: Samina Akhter With the aim of increasing bilateral trade and mutual economic cooperation, special attention must be paid to the ‘Middle East’. Bangladesh seeks cooperation in at least 12 sectors from the top ten countries of the Arab world or the Middle East to overcome the ongoing power and energy crisis, the impact of […]

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School dropouts- Causes and concerns

School dropouts- Causes and concerns

By: M Ahmad Education is a basic human right and fosters economic growth and human development. Providing right type of education to the right people at right time is the key to human resource formation. Education enables a person to achieve a better job or means of self-employment. It cultivates cultural values and beliefs in […]

 Asad Mirza

Political Chaos in the UK

Political Chaos in the UK

During the last four months, the British public has witnessed a lot, with change of three prime ministers, four chancellors of exchequer and two monarchs, it definitely is taking a toll on the political scene of the country.

British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned as UK prime minister and leader of the Conservative Party on 20th October after reading out a statement outside No. 10, Downing Street. She said she was doing so because she could not deliver the mandate on which she was elected as the Tory leader, just 46 days before. […]

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Environmental Racism Is Poisoning America’s Waters

Environmental Racism Is Poisoning America’s Waters

Thousands of people in U.S. cities have been left without access to clean water. Communities say institutional racism is to blame.

By: Natalia Marques The United Nations General Assembly recognized “the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human rights” on July 28, 2010. Yet, 12 years later, this human right is still out of reach for millions across […]

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Sir Syed Ahmad Khan- Man of many distinctions

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan- Man of many distinctions

By: Bashir Ahmad Dar The Second half of the 19th century is of immense importance in Indian history so far as its political, social, educational, economic and cultural aspects are concerned. In the educational sphere, western education got expansion though it had been introduced before the 1850’s. One of the pioneers of modern education was […]

 Asad Mirza

U.S. brokered Israel-Lebanon maritime agreement

U.S. brokered Israel-Lebanon maritime agreement

The U.N. Secretary-General and Israeli and Lebanese politicians have hailed the agreement as historic, as it may bring an economic windfall for both Israel and Lebanon in the long term.

After decades of enmity, Israel and Lebanon last week signed a historic agreement agreeing to demarcate their maritime boundaries and also demarcating the disputed area in Qanaa prospect, which is believed to be rich in oil and gas reserves. Further, it has in a de-facto manner, forced Lebanon to accept Israel as a sovereign nation, […]