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Letter from America: Bangladesh’s Railway-gate Corruption

Crime and corruption always go hand in hand. Bangladesh, like many of the developing countries, has her share of such vices that never seem to go away. But her people have always expected better and thus with uninhibited enthusiasm participated in all the elections since 1970, a year before the country emerged as a new state in the world atlas.

M Karunanidhi: the Flawed Prophet in Our Neighbourhood

Mr Muthuvel Karunanidhi, 87, affectionately known as ‘Kalaignar’ among his followers, is a man of many talents, ranging from writing movie scripts to acting without a script to whims and fancies of the gallery. He is, according to his own admission, a serial dreamer too.

Maoists abduct District Collector in Chhattisgarh

In an audacious daylight operation, Maoists on Saturday abducted Collector of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district Alex Pal Menon from the middle of a meeting with villagers after killing his two security officers.

Lalin's Coloumn: Shades of a contrived Abu Graib

First it was borrowed ‘Killing Fields’ financed by the LTTE/GTF. Now it is the spectre of Abu Graib by the former genocidal cadres of the JVP with anglicized names (Noel) and new initials (FSP) themselves.

The Extremist Way

April has been an educative month, so far. In the first week of April, white-vanning reached new levels of omnipotence and omnipresence.

Indian student shot dead in US

An Odisha student pursuing management degree in Boston University was shot dead shortly after Thursday midnight there, his family said in Bhubaneswar.

Indian parliamentary delegation insisted Sri Lanka to show urgency to bring about national reconciliation and political settlement


Sri Lanka has to show urgency to bring about national reconciliation and political settlement insisted Sushma Swaraj, the Leader of India’s All-Party Parliamentary Delegation to Sri Lanka.

Tea to be India’s national drink!

Cheers for the Cuppa that wakes up millions of Indians every morning.
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Saturday said tea would be declared as national drink by April next year.

PMU Professor Obtains Patent on Algorithm Research

The Al-Khobar based, newly established, Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd University( PMU) is in global limelight once again through a patent in bio-informatics obtained by one of its professors, Dr. Loay Al-Zubaidi.

Indian Strategic Move - Agni Missile –V Test

On 19 April 2012 India entered Into Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Club after successful testing Agni-V. The three-stage, 17-metre tall Agni-V, weighing 50 tones, is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead of 1.1 tonne.


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