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Story Posted on 12-11-2018


 |  Letter from Kabul  |  5-minute read
Kabul, Taliban, Afghanistan election 2018, Afghanistan

'Afghanistan is beyond redemption'. No, not every country thinks like that

Sweden's Ambassador to Afghanistan, Tobias Thyberg finds his posting in Kabul the most meaningful in his career.


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Saudi Arabia, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump, World War I

After WWI, how America systematically subverted the Middle East

When it comes, the backlash against Washington’s subversive Middle East policy will be fierce.


 |  6-minute read
Theresa May, Angela Merkel, Western europe, China

Islam and Islamophobia – and why the Left has got it wrong both in China and Western Europe

There are reports of over a million Uyghurs Muslims being held in Chinese re-education camps where they are subjected to cultural humiliation for their religious beliefs.


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National waterway, BJP, PM Modi, Varanasi

How India's first multi-modal terminal on Ganga can make Varanasi an economic hub

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency can emerge as a growth centre of northern India. 


 |  3-minute read
Neuralink, Television, Gadgets, Smart TV

Journey to the future: How Samsung is creating a TV that can be controlled by your brain

The TV won't require a remote control or voice-based command to communicate with the user.


 |  7-minute read
Religious minorities, Asylum, Asiya bibi, Britain

Britain refusing Asiya Bibi asylum over ‘fears for her security’ shows the dangers of migration without integration

Communities formed from immigration are becoming enforcers in their host countries of the religious and cultural codes of the societies they had left behind.


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Tamil Nadu, AIADMK, Vijay, Sarkar

AIADMK objects to ‘Sarkar’: Self goal for the party, free promotion for the movie

The movie is mediocre, a vehicle of propaganda for actor Vijay’s political ambitions.


 |  9-minute read
Congress, BJP, India, Political opportunism

BJP and Congress are both opportunists. We all are guilty of enabling them

Our political parties, led by the liberal class, have detached themselves from the working class, and have become weak and irrelevant.


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Body Shaming, Depression, Weight gain, Weight Loss

Here’s how I lost 20 kg easily

The battle is always a mental one.


 |  2-minute read
Sanjeev kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Sholay, Amjad Khan

Gabbar Singh — the villain and hero of Amjad Khan's life

A role that put him on the map, but a role that he could never outlive