Opinion


Trekking in Nepal mountains for pre-wedding photos Saturday, October 4th, 2014

By KEN ONG :: THE mission began with a crazy joke by my fiancée, Nicole, when we were brainstorming where to take our pre-wedding photos. She said, “Let’s go up to the Himalayas, then it will be unique!”. I answered “Let’s make the joke come true, what say you?” Next day, we bought..

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MODI AND OBAMA’S WAR :: ANALYSIS Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

By C. Raja Mohan :: Will he or won’t he? As Prime Minister Narendra Modi wraps up his visit to the United States in Washington, there has been much speculation on whether New Delhi might join President Barack Obama’s renewed war on terror in the Middle East, this time focused on the Islamic..

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A Return to Tibet for the Dalai Lama? :: By Clint Richards Monday, September 29th, 2014

There has been quite a bit of movement between the Chinese government and the exiled Dalai Lama in the past two weeks. The maneuvering by both sides has not quite begun to add up to a logical conclusion, as they each seek to find a peaceful conclusion to the decades-old problem without losing..

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The Water Dilemma of South Asia :: Nasurullah Brohi Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Water is the most necessary constituent for the survival of living things on earth. Without water nothing can exist; it is the most precious gift of nature. Apart from the drinking usage, it is also vital for the economic and agricultural development of any country. The usage of water can be..

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Water cooperation potential to lift India-Nepal ties :: Analysis Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

By Dr. Ram Kumar Jha :: Water resources is considered the backbone of the Nepalese economy. The issue of water resources has always been in the priority list of bilateral cooperation between India and Nepal. It has vast potential to generate power and can assist in irrigation facilities by..

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OBAMA’S ‘WAR ON TERROR’: A SOUTH ASIAN VIEW :: ANALYSIS Sunday, September 21st, 2014

By Shahid Javed Burki :: For a politician who built his 2008 presidential campaign on a no-war platform, it is a painful decision to reverse a course he has diligently sought to pursue. On 10 September 2014, a day before the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, American President..

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