MUCH has already been made of Nawaz Sharif’s overtures to India during his election campaign. The Indian high commissioner last week called on Sharif at Raiwind to discuss ways in which to boost bilateral ties.
For the international community,the prospect of improved Indo-Pak relations as an outcome of our recent elections is even more . . . →Read More:India,a future ally?
Click to enlarge. Data source:World Values Survey
By Max Fisher
When two Swedish economists set out to examine whether economic freedom made people any more or less racist,they knew how they would gauge economic freedom,but they needed to find a way to measure a country’s level of racial tolerance. So they . . . →Read More:Map on the wall,Who is the racist of them all?
The Ajoka theatre group kicked off its celebration of Saadat Hassan Manto’s 101st birth anniversary here on Wednesday with readings from his work by famous writers and clips from a television show on his life.
The evening began at the Alhamra on The Mall with the presentation of an upcoming drama and movie,Mai Manto, . . . →Read More:Ajoka commemorates Manto’s Anniversary
By RAJESH KUMAR SINGH
ALLAHABAD, India –Anxious relatives searched for missing family members in northern India yesterday during one of the world’s largest religious gatherings,unsure whether their loved ones were caught in a stampede that killed 37 people or had gotten lost among the tens of millions of pilgrims.
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Consumed with weapon purchases,maritime capabilities and external threats from China and Pakistan,India has it seems neglected to peek at the state of affairs within its own boundaries. In the past few months,multiple incidents infringing the right of freedom of speech have occurred which has prompted writer Salman Rushdie to smear India with . . . →Read More:Who will provide affirmative action in India?
It seems that in addition to cricket,the fight against polio too unites Pakistan and India.
On Saturday,two members of the Pakistan cricket squad turned up to administer polio drops to children at a specially held event in New Delhi,reported Radio Pakistan.
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The Delhi Police are likely to file the chargesheet in the gang-rape-cum-murder case of a 23-year- old girl in court here on Thursday and will seek death penalty for the accused during the trial.
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