Monthly Archives: September 2010

Khaleda’s chargesheet against Hasina

By M RAMA RAO New Delhi (Syndicate Features): Bangladesh is again warming up for a bitter war of words between the two begums who have been dominating the political scene for over a decade. Significantly their political fortunes also keep … Continue reading

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India, Russian Accounting Institutes sign accord

Moscow / New Delhi: The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) and the Institute of Professional Accountants and Auditors of Russia (IPAR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of Mr. R. Bandyopadhyay, Secretary … Continue reading

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Mirza Jaane Jaanan Shaheed: The poet Mystic

A lesser known dargah in the old city of Delhi is that of the eighteenth century poet mystic Mirza Jaane Janan. Mevlana Rumi is believed to have predicted Mirza Jaane Janan’s birth 500 years earlier in the verse: Jaan e … Continue reading

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… Even Emperors were stopped at his gate….

By Sadia Dhelvi Mian Mir, a Qadri Sufi holds a pivotal rank in Sikh history for laying the foundation stone of the Harmandir Sahab at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, upon the request of Guru Ram Das who considered him … Continue reading

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Another rigged election in Afghanistan, 14 killed in poll violence

Afghanistan Saturday Sept 18 voted in the election for the 249-seat Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of parliament. While officials claimed the ballot was a success, fourteen people were killed in sporadic violence on a day marked by large scale … Continue reading

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Economic crisis threatens to unleash global currency wars

By Barry Grey ( Two events this week have highlighted the growth of global economic tensions and the slide toward international trade and currency wars. On Wednesday, Japan unilaterally intervened in currency markets to drive down the exchange rate of … Continue reading

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Knowing Temple Architecture- The Finial

Prof.Surendra Bhatnagar. Temples are architectural marvels. They have attracted world wide attention and appreciation as well as invasions from outside invaders in the past. During the partition days they were the target of destruction and demolition. The lack of understanding … Continue reading

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Punters Taking Over Cricket

By Tushar Charan New Delhi (Syndicate Features): The orthodox lovers of sport in general and cricket in particular all over the world, brought up in the belief that cricket is a ‘gentlemen’s game’, have reasons to feel greatly disturbed by … Continue reading

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China’s Provocative Language

By J N Raina New Delhi (Syndicate Features): Buddha is shining. ‘Rising’ and expansionist China is menacingly inching towards the Indian subcontinent, setting in depression, in its relationship with New Delhi. The environment has turned bluesy. But can India catch … Continue reading

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Scripting a great suppression story in Kashmir

By MALLADI RAMA RAO Should the violence in places like Srinagar be judged by penalising the police and eulogising the ‘poor and defenceless youth’ in a faceless violent mob? This question demands attention since the police with all their faultlines … Continue reading

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