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In Quran’s Surah An-Nisa (The Women), there is a verse which says that if a woman is not obedient enough, then men can “strike them”. The modern commentators interpret this verse to put in the qualifier “strike lightly”. Who decides what is “lightly” however, is left unsaid. 4:34
Panama Papers are everywhere. In every country, so many skeletons are tumbling out of very pious and well kept cupboards. We are suddenly finding that people who many thought were ethical have been using offshore companies to stash wealth away. This includes the Icelandic PM to close friends of Russian
A couple goes into a mall with their 6 year old son and as the son is roaming in the store they are buying clothes from, he disappears. They frantically search… and search.. and search. But the kid is gone. Yes, GONE! Vanished into thin air. As the police look
E-governance has often defined as the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for delivering government services, exchange of information communication transactions, integration of various stand-alone systems and services from the Government to its customers, businesses, other governments, and also management of the entire back office processe and interactions within
When it cannot be done, it is then that it must be done! In between all those heavy political and spiritual posts, I just wanted to share this one for a change of flavor for a bit. It was way back in 2003 that I had gone to India after
Rajeev Malhotra’s work on Indic civilization is unique and without parallel. He has written two books – Breaking India [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/8191067374/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=8191067374&linkCode=as2&tag=syncbrain-20] and Being Different [http://www.
Cancer in India is growing fast and drugs aren’t there. Ninety percent of children with leukemia in high-income countries will be cured, but 90 percent of those with that disease in low-income countries will die from it. This being the case, it’s important to know what the acute
“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act” – George OrwellIn September 1999, Dr. Manmohan Singh was addressing the Press Club of India as a candidate from South Delhi. Being a Sikh, and that too from Congress, he wanted to make a statement about the Sikh Massacres
Does the reservation policy in India benefit anyone? Personally, I think the reservation policy is flawed. Yet, one does find that some genuine people do get benefited… big time. And, these are the examples that make you feel a little better with what is going on in the name of
This is amazing nonsense from the Indian Government! The Government now says that it doesn’t have money to send the team to Malaysia for the Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament. It is a 5 time champion at the tournament. The budget for Hockey by the Government is Rs 10 crores
When BJP has put pressure on the Government, Salman Khurshid – the schizophrenic moron has this to say [http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2013/02/13/185-Augusta-Westland-copter-scam-Salman-Khurshid-defends-govt-after-BJP-criticism.html] , and its at once the most bizarre as well as bewildering argument. > “There is no such thing. It’s pro-active. There is such
Large Indian cities – specifically Delhi and Mumbai – are adding significantly to the climate issues around those areas. The heat index that these cities have due to concrete structures, population and pollution also impacts the smaller towns and areas nearby. > Now, Indian government-backed research shows that both Delhi andIndia [http://www.
The situation in Kashmir is strongly contested, historically misrepresented and ideologically argued. That is why the discussions and debate on this topic are grounded in rhetoric as opposed to reality. To understand where we are, it is important to understand why we are here. So, before we proceed to discuss