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Bajinder Pal Singh

Bajinder Pal Singh

He is a journalist based in Thailand, who specialises in south and southeast Asia. His interests include science, environment and education, and their interface with media.

By Bajinder Pal Singh

Remembering Kuldip Nayar, an uncompromising editor, a conscience-keeper and India-Pakistan peacenik

The renowned journalist and civil liberties activist passed away at the age of 95.

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What climate negotiators in Paris forgot - 10 reasons why Trump is an extreme event

POTUS is a lot of gas.

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A to Z of Punjab, politics and polls

V is for vote-buying.

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Why Ram Mohammad Singh Azad, and not Taimur, is the best Indian name

Shaheed Udham Singh identified himself with both Ram and Prophet Muhammad, while using Singh for his own faith.

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How demonetisation could stop Indian students from studying abroad

Deadlines for admissions are approaching.

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Dipa, Usha, Milkha: Is India in love with the 4th place at Olympics?

For three generations now, our sports icons have been those who missed the medal by a whisker.

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Why is Manmohan's Sri Sri connection important for White House?

Sri Srinivasan may become the first Asian American to be nominated to US Supreme Court following the vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia's death.

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Why it's hard to believe a meteorite killed Tamil Nadu man

Most science journals have not reported any human death caused by a rarest of rare celestial occurrence.

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Francois Hollande's visit to Chandigarh's Rock Garden will evoke memories of India's Partition

Born in present-day Pakistan, Nek Chand fashioned the recycled dreamland to what he knew about Punjabi culture and his traditions.

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Sundar Pichai is from IIT, routine or surprising?

The premier institute is not the only benchmark of Indian success stories.

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Why Indian submission at Paris Climate Change Conference is unique

Our 38-page Intended Nationally Determined Contribution stands out among the 145 documents submitted so far.

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Hark world leaders! Pole-to-Paris mission spreads message on climate change

The polar regions are the first to experience the impact of human interference with the environment.

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Why US is seeing a 30 per cent jump in Indian students

It continues to be the numero uno destination for international students.

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Is that Ravana guarding the Thailand airport?

No. It is a character from the epic Ramkien.

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India and China must not take Paris Climate Conference lightly

Right to industrialise versus protection of the environment is a dilemma for both countries.

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Thailand's Museum of Corruption shames everyone, and no one

This is a reminder that the phenomenon is so entrenched that it could even be classified as a part of our political culture.

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Punjab's Malerkotla memorial symbolises the violent divide over meat ban

That a staunch vegetarian community would kill butchers speaks of the emotive potential of this issue way back in the 1870s.

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When Vajpayee got Nawaz Sharif to speak to Dilip Kumar

It is also reflective of the numerous tracks that the two countries adopt to talk to each other.

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Why we need to worry about the Grey Wolves of Turkey

If reports of their involvement in the Bangkok bombing are true, the arena of international terror may now be expanding to Southeast Asia.

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How social media 'sleuths' are killing the Bangkok bombings probe

This had led to undue harassment of a fashion blogger, who was erroneously compared to the suspect.

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Bangkok bombings: An internal conspiracy or external terror?

Any bomb blast in the city would severely dent the economy, which thrives on tourism, and this would not go in favour of the military junta.

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