When Kejriwal loses, he wins

When Kejriwal loses, he wins

Jawed Naqvi/Dawn YOU would have thought that water alone has the anomalous property of expanding when frozen. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal displays a very nearly similar propensity. He ‘expands’ where others would retreat. The more the media mocks and berates him on behalf of its paymasters, and tries to put Kejriwal in the deep freeze, the fierier he comes...

Despite threats from Islamic fundamentalists, Bangladesh celebrates Bengali New Year

Despite threats from Islamic fundamentalists, Bangladesh celebrates Bengali New Year

Dhaka, April14 (newsin.asia): Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangali calendar, was celebrated across Bangladesh on Friday with traditional festivities and enthusiasm, even as a section of Islamic fundamentalists threatened to disrupt it. "Bangladesh will march forward and people will live with joy," Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said at the New Year celebrations with her colleagues in the Awami League...

Imran slams Indian MP for demanding demolition of Jinnah’s house

Imran slams Indian MP for demanding demolition of Jinnah’s house

Lahore, April 6 (Express Tribune): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has criticized the Indian lawmaker’s call to demolish the historic Jinnah House in Mumbai and build a cultural centre in its place. “Indian parliamentarian’s call to demolish Jinnah House unfortunate and disturbing. History cannot be wished away by demolishing buildings,” he tweeted on Thursday. Famed for its Italian marble and...

Sri Lankan court case against gifting elephant to New Zealand shifts focus to conservation

Sri Lankan court case against gifting elephant to New Zealand shifts focus to conservation

Colombo, April 4 (newsin.asia): The on-going court case in Sri Lanka challenging President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to gift a baby elephant to New Zealand, has brought back focus on the protection of the Sri Lankan elephant - Elephus maximus maximus – an endangered species as per the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). On a writ petition filed by...

Indian civilization unlikely to have been characterized by one religion: Romila Thapar

Indian civilization unlikely to have been characterized by one religion: Romila Thapar

By Dr.Romila Thapar/www.sabrangindia.in In the 1960s we were confident that the use of religion for political mobilisation would decline because nationalism, namely, the secular, all-inclusive, anti-colonialism nationalism that brought us independence, would, despite Partition, be firmly established. This was in some ways such a firm belief that it was not thought necessary to specify the inclusion of secularism in...

A fly in your soup could be good for your health and the environment

A fly in your soup could be good for your health and the environment

By Saima S.Hussain/Dawn According to a recent news report, insects are heading to Canadian grocery shelves. It’s not an attack of killer ants or an infestation of locusts; rather these insects are of the edible variety destined to be sold for consumption. You may have just said “ick”, but for some years now environmentalists and foodies have hailed bugs as...

Saudi Arabia’s all-male Girls’ Council

Saudi Arabia’s all-male Girls’ Council

Riyadh ,March 19 (DhakaTribune): It was an encouraging initiative for a country not known for giving women a platform in public life. But when Saudi Arabia wanted to show off its inaugural girls' council in al-Qassim province, they overlooked one thing- the women Saudi Arabia launched its first ever girls’ council meeting with publicity photos showing 13 men on stage...

Egyptian woman who weighed 500 kg loses 140 kg in Mumbai hospital

Egyptian woman who weighed 500 kg loses 140 kg in Mumbai hospital

Mumbai, March 19 (newsin.asia): Eman Ahmed, the Egyptian national who is believed to be the world's heaviest woman, has lost over 140 kg since her arrival in India for weight reduction treatment, doctors said today. She is being treated by a team led by Dr Mufazzal Lakdawala at Saifee Hospital here where she underwent a weight loss surgery earlier this...

India boosts security for Taj Mahal following US agency’s tip off

India boosts security for Taj Mahal following US agency’s tip off

New Delhi, March 17 (AFP): India has boosted security at the Taj Mahal after a pro-Islamic State group reportedly warned of attacks in the country and threatened the 17th century monument to love, police said Friday. Images published in local media showed a fighter in combat fatigues and black headgear at the Taj Mahal, India's biggest tourist attraction, and the...

Pakistani school kids ask Modi and Sharif to buy books, not bullets

Pakistani school kids ask Modi and Sharif to buy books, not bullets

New Delhi, March 15 (newsin.asia): Two Pakistani school children, Aqeedat and Moarrikh Naveed, have written to the Indian Prime Minister and the Pakistani Prime Minister asking them to buy books and not bullets and restore peace and travel between the two warring countries. In her letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Aqeedat appealed to him to be a harbinger...

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