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Housing crisis deepens in New York City

February 11, 2010 admin 0

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 multi-dwelling buildings face deteriorating conditions and an uncertain future as Read more ………

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Jihadist CBRN Threat: by Scott Stewart

February 11, 2010 admin 0

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 largest threat faced by the United States today, even bigger Read more ………

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Rajapaksa calls for Par election on April 8

February 10, 2010 admin 0

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 was detained to face court martial on the charge that Read more ………

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SL to buy Russian arms

February 10, 2010 admin 0

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 coating on the deal signed during the week end visit Read more ………

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US plans sanctions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

February 10, 2010 admin 0

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 Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, the New York Times reports. Senior White Read more ………

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Hindus in Quetta seek protection

February 10, 2010 admin 0

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 on Tuesday with Minorities Minister Basant Lal Gulshan, a leader Read more ………

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Symbolism In Meher Baba Love

February 7, 2010 admin 76

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 the birth day of the Avatar according to the Parsi Read more ………

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Agni-III test fired successfully

February 7, 2010 admin 0

India on Sunday morning successfully test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile. The test  took place from the Wheeler Island, off the coast of Orissa. The missile has a range of  range of more than 3,000 km. This is the fourth  test for the Agni-III which is  17-metres long, 2 Read more ………

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Sehwag needs some tact

February 6, 2010 admin 0

By Ramu Sharma Virendra Sehwag with his usual lack of tact and diplomacy   dismissed Bangladesh’s potential as a Test combination before the series against India recently. He and a few others in the Indian ranks need to be taught the finer points of how and what to say on such Read more ………

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Marathi Manoos challenges India’s plurality

February 6, 2010 admin 0

By Tushar Pandit There is a curious fact about the countrywide outrage at the Shiv Sena family’s call for ‘Maharashtra for the Marathi Manoos’, the Manoos being defined as persons ‘born in Marathi families’. The Sainiks of Mumbai, led by the redoubtable Bal Thackeray and his nephew Raj, have a Read more ………