A veteran journalist’s poignant introspection on India’s independence

A veteran journalist’s poignant introspection on India’s independence

By T.Ramakrishnan/The Hindu Chennai, August 16: Seventy years ago, P. V. Krishnamoorthy, a programme assistant in the Tamil unit of the external services of the All India Radio (AIR) in Delhi, was just 26 years old, with barely three years of experience. As he could not make it to Parliament on the night of August […]

Why can’t Taxila born Chanakya be part of Pakistan’s historical consciousness?

Why can’t Taxila born Chanakya be part of Pakistan’s historical consciousness?

Chanakya or Kautilya, is just one of many people Pakistan has made a pariah without realizing what they stood for, writes Saif Tahir in Dawn after a visit to Taxila or Takshashila, the birthplace of Chanakya in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunwala province. When nearby residents tire of the daily grind, and when the temperatures soar in the […]

Drought threatens Sri Lanka’s Wilpattu National Park

Drought threatens Sri Lanka’s Wilpattu National Park

Colombo, July 26 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Tourism Ministry, on Wednesday, said the prevailing drought in the northern and central region of the island country had affected wildlife at the Wilpattu National Park which attracts hundreds of tourists annually. The Ministry, in a statement said that as a result of the drought almost all of […]

Pro-BJP outfit recommends chanting of anti-China mantra daily

Pro-BJP outfit recommends chanting of anti-China mantra daily

New Delhi. July 24 (Mail Today): The pro-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organization Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has asked  Indians to chant an anti-China “mantra” five times daily to ward off  the “dragon” which allegedly wants to gobble up India. The mantra is: “Kailash, Himalaya aur Tibet Cheen ki asuri shakti se mukt ho” (meaning; Kailash, […]

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