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Category: West Asia

Links Across Civilisations!

The recent discovery of a statue of Lord Buddha (born Siddhartha Gautama; BCE 563/480 - BCE 483/400), the revenant ascetic who founded Buddhism, in Egypt has pointed to deep civilisational links […]

Sudan Situation: Saudi To The Rescue…

An armed conflict between two rival factions of the Military Government of Sudan has claimed at least 1,000 lives (as of May 16) since April 15, 2023, while more than […]

On Freedom To Express, Write, Read And

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (b. June 19, 1947), the Indian-born British-American novelist, made a rare public appearance on May 15, 2023, nine months after being stabbed multiple times on a […]

Sanctions, Transactions, And…

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov‘s comments during the May 4-5, 2023 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers Summit in India have raised fear regarding the relationship between the two […]

The Danger Zone

The world is going through a number of changes right now. From February 6 to March 24, 2023, the world experienced several small and large earthquakes. Some countries felt the […]

Ensuring A Broader Connectivity

Ajit Kumar Doval, the National Security Adviser (NSA) of India, recently met his US counterpart Jacob ‘Jake’ Jeremiah Sullivan in Riyadh in the presence of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin […]

Stamping Authority In Southern Hemisphere

China has been constantly trying to expand its influence throughout the globe since the beginning of the 21st Century. Currently, Beijing is making preparations to set up military bases outside […]

The Exchange Rate

Denis Manturov, the Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Trade and Industry, was heard mentioning that having a Rupee-Ruble System was not being sufficient for trade between India and […]

Mummies: In Another Light

Neither researchers started studying Egyptian Mummies, nor the historians recognised them in the 19th Century. At that period of time, street vendors used to sell mummies openly in the northern […]