Archive for September, 2009

In a pattern which has become increasingly familiar in many parts of India, but particularly in Gujarat, once again in the run-up to the assembly by elections in Gujarat, a number of Muslim youth were picked up by police officials in plain clothes, illegally detained and severely tortured, before they were sent to judicial custody. Police (more…)


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Thomas Friedman

Nobody else could have used such titles that he uses for his articles.

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Saudi Arabia has set up a new research university, a multibillion dollar co-educational venture built on the promise of scientific freedom.

The King Abdullah Science and Technology University (Kaust) – complete with state-of-the-art laboratories, the world’s 14th fastest supercomputer, and one of the biggest endowments worldwide – is scheduled to officially open on Wednesday.

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Upsy Daisy

Only drums used, if you’re worried.

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My Judgement is often flawed, but that’s all I’ve got.

Claiming that it’s perfect won’t make it so.

Ya Haq!

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NYT has obliquely admitted that Afghanistan is now a US colony.


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