Monthly Archives: July 2011

India-Pak dialogue: Walking the Talk

By Subha Singh* The India-Pakistan Foreign Ministers meeting in New Delhi ended without much hype. While External Affairs Minister, SM Krishna said that the talks had been “useful” and on the right track, his young Pakistani counterpart, was more upbeat … Continue reading

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5 million America households lost ‘wealth’ since 2005

By Andre Damon The typical US household lost 28 percent of its wealth during the economic crisis, with one third of these being totally wiped out, according to a recent analysis of Census Bureau data carried out by the Pew … Continue reading

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Norway: Lessons from a Successful Lone Wolf Attacker

By Scott Stewart STRATFOR On the afternoon of July 22, a powerful explosion ripped through the streets of Oslo, Norway, as a large improvised explosive device (IED) in a rented van detonated between the government building housing the prime minister’s … Continue reading

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Prez Pratibha Patil Voluntarily Declares Her Assets

Pratibha Patil has become the first President in the world to voluntarily declare the details of her assets and thus has set an example for the world,particularly to India’s neighbors.. Patil, who was elected President of the largest democracy four … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Biology and ‘God Speaks’

The Word of God And The Mind of Man By SURENDRA BHATNAGAR I am a biologist, committed to view things in their evolutionary perspective. I joined teaching in a college in 1958 and met Meher Baba a year later. I … Continue reading

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Action Against Haqqanis -Key to Success in Afghanistan

By Surender Kumar Sharma Columnist on South Asian affairs The US has given Pakistan time until July to capture Taliban supremo, Mullah Muhammad Omar and Operations Chief of the Haqqani Network, Sirajuddin Haqqani and has warned of military offensive in … Continue reading

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The Murdoch Scandal

Chris Marsden and Julie Hyland For the last few days, the British public has been told that parliament has reasserted authority over Rupert Murdoch’s media empire and finally called the multibillionaire to order. Some have gone so far as to … Continue reading

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The Red Falcon

By SADIA DEHLVI Centuries ago, the Qalandar mystics emerged as a separate movement of Sufism with a distinctive style of dress and behaviour. Shaykh Jamaluddin and Hasan al Jawaliqi of Iran rank among the celebrated Qalandars. Bu Ali Shah Qalandar … Continue reading

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