UCLA Professor Subrahmanyam’s scholarship focuses on the encounters between Asians, Europeans and indigenous and colonial Americans from 1400 through 1800.
Lack of resources, war, absence of political and personal will to encourage and pursue science and domination by the West explain the appalling state of science in Muslim countries.
The concept of beating the wrongdoers is not part of Sri Lankan culture. It came through British Colonial Law and later it was transferred to the Sri Lankan legal system, said Dr.Savithri Gunasekara at a seminar on Corporal Punishment.
The Singapore government's intervention in schooling, housing and work have over the years ensured that people of all religions and ethnicities mix with each other, live side by side and have equal access to state resources, writes Zahrah Imtiaz in Daily News.
The offer has been made to Bayonce's 123 million Instagram followers as part of the Greenprint project to reduce man's environmental footprint by eating plant-based meals
A delegation of Tencent, one of the biggest Chinese music companies of the world, has shown keen interest in investing in the film and music industries in Pakistan.
Dozens of Chinese experts from various fields including mapping, geology, archaeology, architecture and biology worked together with Cambodian colleagues to overcome a string of obstacles. It took them eight years to restore Ta Keo.
Before being given the key responsibility, Singh had been making waves in the Punjab Assembly owing to his Sikh background coupled with his overt Pakistani patriotism.
"Based on merit, this review petition is dismissed," Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa told a hearing at the apex court, which had overturned Asia Bibi´s death sentence for blasphemy last year.
"It showcases to the world outside what Indian cinema has achieved in its entirety over more than 100 years," Amrit Gangar, a consulting curator on the project, told AFP.