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How Bangladeshis see India

By Tahmima Anam In December 1971, Indira Gandhi sent Indian troops to fight the Pakistan army in support of the Bangladesh war of independence. The intervention brought a conclusion to the war in nine short days, ending a nine-month campaign

Review Year 2018 – Pakistan

Jan 05: Rawalpindi : Former Pak Air Chief Asghar Khan passes away. Jan 05: Renowned Chef Zubaida Tariq passes away in Karachi. Jan 09: Six, including four security personnel, martyred in Quetta suicide bombing Jan 10: (Kasur  Punjab) : Rape,

My views on reviews

By Shafique Ahmed Shafique Name of book :Chand Muasir Qalam Kar(چند معاصر قلم کار) Author’s name:Frof Haroonur Rasheed Publishers:Media Graphics, A-997, Sector 11-A, North Karachi Page:192 Price:Rs 500 The name ”Professor Harunur Rasheed” has created confusion among those who are

Making climate change matter

By Laurence Tubiana Trump was implicated by his own Justice Department in a felony, on the basis of sentencing recommendations for his former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and for his former long-time lawyer and consigliere,

If US quits INF treaty, Europe loses

The statement issued by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on December 4 regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty following the meeting of the foreign ministers of the alliance in Brussels puts the seal on the US decision to withdraw

Turkey’s hour of reckoning in Syria

During a Pentagon briefing last weekend, Secretary of Defence James Mattis dropped a bombshell by innocuously slipping in that the US military intends to set up a string of observation posts on the Syrian-Turkish border. Mattis implied that Turkey was

The world must finally give us Rohingya a say in our fate

By Mohammed Sheikh Anwar By now, the world is well aware of the horrors experienced by Myanmar’s Rohingya minority over the past two years. Starting on Aug. 25, 2017, the Myanmar military unleashed a campaign of terror against the Rohingya

Players and their Interests

By Siakat Bhattchariyya Application of Game Theory to predict the nature of Xi-Trump upcoming meeting outcome which is set to occur by the sidelines of the G-20 meeting. If Wall Street can do that CPC will give Wall Street more

Texas is about to create OPEC’s worst nightmare

By Javier Blas An infestation of dots, thousands of them, represent oil wells in the Permian basin of West Texas and a slice of New Mexico. In less than a decade, U.S. companies have drilled 114,000. Many of them would

Scientists say mysterious “Oumuamua” object could be an alien spacecraft

Harvard researchers raise the possibility that it’s a probe sent by extraterrestrials By David Freeman Maybe it’s an alien spacecraft. Scientists have been puzzling over Oumuamua ever since the mysterious space object was observed tumbling past the sun in late