Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:18
Paper No. 5873 Dated 19-Feb-2015
Guest Column by Dr. V. Suryanarayan
The recent decision of the Malaysian Federal Court to uphold the judgement of the lower court and punish Anwar Ibrahim in the sodomy case has sent shock waves throughout Malaysia. The judgement has also saddened the upholders of human rights throughout the world.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 04:52
Paper No. 5865 Dated 28-Jan-2015
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
The signs are getting stronger- Maldives appears to be moving towards despotism. The latest in the series is the sudden and hurried sacking of the Defence Minister after a raid of his premises by the Police.
What should be worrying is not of President Yameen consolidating his position but the sinister way by which he is going about it by disregarding all constitutional norms.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:41
Paper No. 5805 Dated 16-Oct-2014
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
It may be recalled that the Judiciary in Maldives on the eve of the parliamentary polls in March this year framed charges against the Chairman of the Election Commission and his deputy with contempt of court and went on to dismiss them from their jobs.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 10/13/2014 - 09:28
Paper No. 5802 Dated 13-Oct-2014
Guest Column by Dr Kumar David
Bright young faces, technically savvy, nimble of mind, polite and controlled in protest; 30 years of intimacy with Hong Kong, nearly 25 in universities in HK and China had not prepared me for this fortnight. I have not before seen the youthful flower of Hong Kong’s future bloom so bright; but not without its share of blunders costing it the public support it had initially garnered.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Sun, 08/17/2014 - 07:21
Paper No. 5769 Dated 17-Aug-2014
By Kazi Anwarul Masud
Once again another Islamic radical group has arisen from the sands of the Middle East to wreck havoc in an already disorderly world. Surprisingly this group has forced its way into internecine fights in Iraq and Syria to carve a "state" that goes beyond terrorism.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:09
Paper No. 5765 Dated 13-Aug-2014
Guest Column by Prof. V. Suryanarayan
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Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:24
Paper No. 5748 Dated 21-Jul-2014
by Dr. Parasaran Rangarajan
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were one of the most advanced militant groups in the world listed as the world’s greatest terrorist threat by the United States (U.S.) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ahead of Al-Qaeda1.