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Journalist, South Asian Analyst

When God Speaks, keep quite- to hear, to know with no worry.

New Delhi, 18 February : Darwin continues to be the flavour of the season.  Some are taking delight in casting the present global economic meltdown in a Darwinian light, saying Darwinism and free market are similar. One leading English daily from New Delhi carried the photos of Darwin and Marx side –by-side and the caption read; There is a resemblance . Both Marx and Darwin have changed the way we understand the world. So, I am tempted to return to Meher Baba’s God Speaks about which I wrote in my last column (and invited brickbats and bouquets in equal measure). 

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Course correction for AfPak policy in the US interest

Two different reports. From two different countries. In the same paper. Yes. Nothing out of the blue. Every day newspapers carry reports from across the world. Often there may be some thing common to a couple of reports. But not a ring of familiarity as noticed in the New York Times on September 24. ‘Taliban Widen Afghan Attacks From Base in Pakistan’, read the headline of the front-page Washington datelined report. “American officials say they believe that the Taliban leadership in Pakistan still gets support from parts of the Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence, Pakistan’s military spy service. The ISI has

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