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by Editor on 11 Jul 2019 0 Comment

Vijayvaani will be on vacation from July 11 -...

by Sujata Srinath on 10 Jul 2019 5 Comments

They say every dog has his day, and hers too. A couple of weeks back it seemed to be the season for doctors. They were in the limelight for their stand-off with the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, on the issue of their safety and security following a murderous attack on on-duty junior doctors in the NRS hospital in Kolkata. A lot has been wr...

by Sandhya Jain on 09 Jul 2019 3 Comments

In Rottenseed! Cottonseed, Alzheimer’s and Your Brain, nutritionist Bruce Semon traces the rise of Alzheimer’s to a toxin in cottonseed, that goes to the brain and randomly ties up important structures there. Cottonseed, a byproduct of cotton farming, contains poisons but is routinely fed to farm animals, poultry and fish, from where it enters their flesh an...

by Salman Rafi Sheikh on 08 Jul 2019 2 Comments

While European powers – the UK, Germany and France – are officially trying to ‘salvage’ the Iran nuke deal, the fact of the matter is that they have already sold out the deal to the US. And while European officials continue to visit Tehran, they are not doing this to convince Iran of staying in the deal; their primary purpose has been to convince Iran of the...

by Jean Perier on 07 Jul 2019 0 Comment

It has recently been reported that Donald Trump kick-started his 2020 campaign with a rally at Amway Center in Orlando in mid-June. Over the course of his speech, the sitting US president would preach against the “unholy alliance” of lobbyists and special interests and warned that nefarious entities in “Washington back rooms” want to take him down. According...

by Nina Lebedeva on 06 Jul 2019 1 Comment

The second BRF-2019 Summit in Beijing became a landmark event that marked achievements of this infrastructure project, which, in 2016, changed its former name One Belt, One Road (OBOR) to Belt Road Initiative (BRI). The word ‘Belt’ refers to land routes, while ‘Road’ to maritime routes, the words “one, one” were removed from the name since numerous different...

by Ashok B Sharma on 05 Jul 2019 7 Comments

It is good to have harmonious relations with neighbours. Though the initiative has to come from one side, there should be a sense of reciprocity from the other side. Overall it is the will to have good neighbourly relations that matters for both sides. Gestures and reciprocity can build up the process. In daily life, you can opt to change your place and go a...

by Pepe Escobar on 04 Jul 2019 0 Comment

Sooner or later the US “maximum pressure” on Iran would inevitably be met by “maximum counter-pressure”. Sparks are ominously bound to fly. For the past few days, intelligence circles across Eurasia had been prodding Tehran to consider a quite straightforward scenario. There would be no need to shut down the Strait of Hormuz if Quds Force commander, General...

by B S Harishankar on 03 Jul 2019 41 Comments

“You cannot rebuild your civilization with somebody else’s babies”. This controversial statement was made in March 2017 by US Congressman, Rep. Steve King, an ardent champion against mass Muslim immigration into Europe, which has altered the continent’s demography and culture. A prominent Iowa Republican, his original tweet was in the context of support...

by Thierry Meyssan on 02 Jul 2019 3 Comments

Even more than Syria, Iran is now at the heart of the confrontation between East and West. The astounded public is witnessing Washington’s daily about-turns in what seems – mistakenly – to be an escalation towards war between the two countries. But this is not what it is about. Fortunately, the two Great Powers have demonstrated for the last 75 years that th...

by N S Rajaram on 01 Jul 2019 8 Comments

By any rational measure, the performance of the Congress party in the recent elections was dismal. This was not denied even by its matriarch Sonia Gandhi. What she did deny was the blame for the debacle: from the party organization to wrong candidates, everything and everyone, except herself and her family. (Who selected the candidates and set up the party o...

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