Monthly Archives: February 2010

Pakistan is biggest worry: Biden

Pakistan is biggest worry, said US Vice-President Joe Biden and added, ‘ the security situation in Pakistan worries me the most, more than the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and Iran’s nuclear programme. “Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, what worries you the … Continue reading

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Iran now a nuclear state: Ahmadinejad

Marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared Thursday Iran was now a nuclear nation. “One day they said we cannot enrich uranium, but with the resistance of our leader, nation … and with the help … Continue reading

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India, UK ink civil N-pact

New Delhi:  India and the UK have inked civil Nuclear pact that provides a legal framework for British companies to get  a share of the India’s N-energy market. Britain is the eighth country to enter into such pact with India … Continue reading

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Housing crisis deepens in New York City

By Peter Daniels As big investors face bankruptcy or walk away from failed real estate deals, renters are joining the many thousands of homeowners in New York City confronting the impact of the foreclosure crisis. Thousands of tenants in large … Continue reading

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Jihadist CBRN Threat: by Scott Stewart

Global Security and Intelligence Report from Stratfor In an interview aired Feb. 7 on CNN, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she considers weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the hands of an international terrorist group to be the … Continue reading

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Rajapaksa calls for Par election on April 8

President Mahinda Rajapakse on Tuesday dissolved Parliament and called for general election s two months ahead of schedule. April 8 will be the polling day. The announcement came hours after former army chief and defeated Presidential candidate Gen Sarath Finseka … Continue reading

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SL to buy Russian arms

Sri Lanka has secured a 300-million-dollar loan from Russia to upgrade its military, the foreign ministry in Colombo said while reports from Moscow said the loan is buy small arms from Russia. Technology transfer is also mentioned as a sugar … Continue reading

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US plans sanctions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

The Obama administration is working on a series of sanctions that would take aim at the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps of Iran, publicly singling out the organization’s vast array of companies, banks and other entities in an effort to curb … Continue reading

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Hamas Rejects Palestinian Authority Call for Summer Municipal Elections

Hamas has rejected the decision by the Palestinian Authority to hold crucial municipal elections this July. PA President Mahmoud Abbas announced the elections for the West Bank in what is being seen as a bid to boost his Fatah faction. … Continue reading

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Hindus in Quetta seek protection

The Hindu  community in Quetta, Pakistan,  is worried over increasing cases of kidnappings  for ransom and robbery.It asked the provincial government of Pakistan to take steps to curb these incidents and ensure a sense of security. Addressing a press conference … Continue reading

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Symbolism In Meher Baba Love

Dynasties, Burqas, Pralaya Reservation By Malladi Rama Rao New Delhi: Today is Feb 7. It was on this day in 1969 the physical body of Meher Baba was interned in the tomb atop the Meherabad hill. That day also marked … Continue reading

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