Pak oppression stoking Baloch ‘azadi’ fires

Pak oppression stoking Baloch ‘azadi’ fires

Thursday, 26 May 2022 | Nishtha Kaushiki

Balochs say the CPRC ignores them and is Punjab-centric. The Gwadar-Karachi route goes through developed areas of Punjab and Sind while bypassing Balochistan districts Balochistan is Pakistan’s biggest occupied province, making about 44% of the country’s total land area. With a coastline of 770 kilometres, Balochistan also shares borders with Iran...

India must stabilise the value of Rupee

India must stabilise the value of Rupee

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 | RP Gupta

Steep falls reveal that rupee’s value is vulnerable to net forex outflow In Maysecond week, the forex reserve of India has reduced to $595 billion from $635 billion in September 2021. Existing reserves are about 18% of nominal GDP which is acomfort zone.  Despite this, the value of rupee against US dollarfell...

Mahaprabhuji’s vision of universal peace

Mahaprabhuji’s vision of universal peace

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 | Prashant Tewari

A Vaishnav does not harbour negative feelings of hatred, jealousy, envy, and so on, and treats everyone with respect, equanimity and equality Vaishnavism is one of the major forms of modern Hinduism, characterised by devotion to Vishnu and his incarnations. A devotee of Vishnu is called a Vaishnava. The Vaishnavite tradition...

Russia will not disappear soon

Russia will not disappear soon

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | Gwynne Dyer

Russian President Vladimir Putin will almost certainly not be in power three years from now. The war he foolishly began in Ukraine has fatally undermined his political credibility among the Russian elite (and among a large though mostly silent part of the population). One way  or another, he will be replaced. He...

Time to REJECT FOSSIL  FUELS RIGHT AWAY

Time to REJECT FOSSIL FUELS RIGHT AWAY

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | ​​​​​​​PRITAM SINGHA

Candle produces more CO2  than a single firecracker More than 95% human activities over the past 4-5 decades are responsible for inching ‘mother-earth’ towards getting warmer year after year, eclipsing our life-system. Stephen Hawking had unequivocally predicted (‘a veiled threat’) that our planet will gradually rise its temperature and will become...

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Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | Uttam Gupta

Among other things, free discoms from State control, allow them to set tariff for all consumers and permit private firms into the distribution business  Faced with an acute power crisis caused amongst others by sudden spurt in power demand in this  season, the Modi Government has fired all cylinders to tackle the...

Embarrassing cover-up

Embarrassing cover-up

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | Pionner

The Taliban have ordered all female TV news anchors to cover their faces while on air The Taliban-led Islamic Emirate Government in Afghanistan has pronouncedly returned to its crooked ways, especially with regard to the country’s women. Actually, it’s always been biased against the fair gender, even when it was in...

Tightrope

Tightrope

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | Pioneer

The new Australian PM has his task cut out with regard to his role in QUAD vis- -vis China The Chinese feel that Australian Labour Party leader Anthony Albanese, who succeeds Scott Morrison as the Prime Minister, may adopt a less hostile attitude towards them. Where does that feeling leave the...

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