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Month: October 2019

The Caliph, With Many Lives…

US President Donald Trump announced on October 27 that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the violent Jihadist group Islamic State (IS), had died during an overnight raid led by the US forces in Syria, along with the news of his likely successor with nom de guerre Abu Hassan al-Muhajir getting killed by the American airstrike, while reportedly getting smuggled across Northern Syria. The question now arises naturally: Will these deaths make the world a safer place?

Another Bitter Tale

He would never forget those days… he had to leave his friends and music band in Poland for England! “I could not speak a single English word,” said Paweł Aleksander […]

Hindrances In Hundred Years…

Three years after the Bolshevik Revolution took place in Russia, stalwart Indian Leftist leaders Manabendra Nath Roy, his wife Evelyn Trent Roy, Abani Mukherji, his wife Rosa Fitingof, Mohammad Ali […]

The Women Of Freedom

Iran recently played the qualifying match for the 2022 Football World Cup against Cambodia, in Tehran. Over 4,000 women, covering their heads and holding national flags, were present at the […]

Russo-Arabic Interactions

Russian President Vladimir Putin might not be enjoying a very good reputation worldwide, but one should admit that he is a sharp-minded politician! Some may consider his sharpness as adroit, […]

On The Whistle-Blowers…

A few leading frontline broadsheets at stalls were seen there… however, most of their front-page news stories were blacked out! Also, there was a Government Seal (not original, though) seen […]

Nobel, Nobility, Poverty & Democracy

India-born Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, his wife and fellow MIT Professor Esther Duflo, and Harvard’s Michael Kremer have recently been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. People consider this incident a […]

The ‘Nobel’ Couples!

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has honoured India-born Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, his wife and fellow MIT Professor Esther Duflo, and Harvard’s Michael Kremer with the Nobel Prize for Economics. […]