Hafiz Saeed’s moderate makeover

Why is the mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attack denouncing acts of extremism from Pakistan’s soil? By Vishwas Kumar  In a bizarre and seemingly sudden...
A meeting of the United Nations Security Council/ UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Masood Azhar: A Convenient Pawn

Above: A meeting of the United Nations Security Council/ UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe China’s reluctance to declare the JeM chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist is...

Students of the world revolt

Across the globe, these unrests have been agents of forward march of society and civilization in modern times By Sim Tack   As student protests in Hong...
Photo Courtesy UNI

The Pressure Won’t Ease

As ex-aides spill the beans and multiple house committees take a close look at Donald Trump’s myriad dealings, the president starts to feel the...
Maithripala Sirisena (right) appoints Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister at a function in Colombo/Picture: Twitter

Sri Lanka Constitutional Crisis: Storm Hits Island Nation

Above: Maithripala Sirisena (right) appoints Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister at a function in Colombo/Picture: Twitter In a major jolt, the president, Maithripala Sirisena, has...
Taliban militants stand next to the wreckage of a damaged aircraft, in Sayed Karam district, Afghanistan/Photo: UNI

A Tenuous Peace Deal

Above: Taliban militants stand next to the wreckage of a damaged aircraft, in Sayed Karam district, Afghanistan/Photo: UNI In a positive first step, a mellowed...

Novel dose of insulin

Diabetic girls no longer find it difficult to get a partner in Gujarat. A matchmaker bureau is helping them find an ideal soulmate. By Mahesh...
British Prime Minister Theresa May after winning the no-confidence vote/Photo: UNI

Brexit Vote: Luck of the Devil

Above: British Prime Minister Theresa May after winning the no-confidence vote/Photo: UNI Though British Prime Minister Theresa May has narrowly won a no-confidence vote, she...
Much Twittering over a Tweet

Much Twittering over a Tweet

Lead: US President Donald Trump has gone ballistic with his tweets since New Year’s Day/Photo: UNI Too much should not be read into the US...
A curious case of New York where hundreds of Judges officiate without law degrees

Hundreds of New York judges are officiating without law degrees

By Joe Sexton The news releases are sent out with considerable regularity, brief and basic accounts of actions taken by the New York State Commission...

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