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Saudi Arabia deported 40,000 Pakistanis citing terrorism concerns

Saudi Arabia deported 40,000 Pakistanis citing terrorism concerns

By Michael Qazvini/www.dailywire.com Saudi Arabia has deported a staggering 40,000 Pakistani migrant workers in the span of just four months, citing terrorism concerns. The Saudi Gazette reported last week that “a number of Pakistanis were held in the crimes of drug trafficking, thefts, forgery and physical assault.” Authorities feared that some of the migrant workers were linked with ISIS, or as the...

America’s liberal values will reassert themselves says Pakistani scholar

America’s liberal values will reassert themselves says Pakistani scholar

By Frances Bulathsinghala The democratic values of the American people will prevail over attempts at reversing the core principles of that country, a senior Pakistani defense and international trade expert believes. Ikram Sehgal, a former military officer and a senior Pakistani defense expert who serves as a Board Director of the East West Institute (EWI), a US-based think-tank, told DailyFT...

Japanese expert says Sri Lanka should befriend India and Japan to counter China

Japanese expert says Sri Lanka should befriend India and Japan to counter China

Colombo, February 16 (The New Indian Express): Dr.Satoru Nagao, Lecturer in Security Studies at the Law Faculty of Gakushuin University in Japan, advices Sri Lanka to cultivate good relations with India and India-friendly countries like Japan, to counterbalance its relations with China which could cause tension in the South Asian region. Delivering a lecture on the impact of China’s rise...

China hints patience running out as protests continue in Sri Lanka

China hints patience running out as protests continue in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Feb 16 (NIA) - Chinese businesses interested in investing in Sri Lanka may be running out of patience as protests against Chinese funded projects continue in the south of the country. Speaking at the Colombo University Alumni Association here on Wednesday, China's Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Yi Xianliang said that he had been able to persuade more than 10 'big' Chinese...

Babu’s English holds sway over Indian judiciary

Babu’s English holds sway over Indian judiciary

When Lord Macaulay fervently pleaded for the cause of English education in India in the 1830s, to transform Indians into" Brown Sahibs" English in every way except in the skin color, he meant that they should be taught Queen's English and not the English used by the judges in the higher Indian courts. Here is an excerpt from the Supreme...

China and India account for half the deaths due to pollution

China and India account for half the deaths due to pollution

Washington, February 14 (Reuters): China and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, a study published on Tuesday said. Research by the U.S.-based Health Effects Institute (HEI) showed that air pollution caused more than 4.2 million early deaths worldwide in 2015, making it the fifth highest cause of...

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