INTERNATIONAL

The never-ending financial struggle of Pakistan

With its economy on a southwards journey and given its failed inter-provincial relationship, Pakistan has no alternative but to spill out, and India seems to be the only destination. Every week, this is news about how Pakistan is moving towards

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India is opening up to Korean entertainment

From embracing Korean pop music to adapting films and sitcoms, and showcasing web series on digital platforms and food festivals, India is opening up to Korean culture. Sangeeta Yadav reports From Sanjay Gupta’s Zinda (adaption of Oldboy) to Mohit Suri’s

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Chinese in Outrageous Border Claims

Before making any outrageous claims on border issues, Chinese officials are better advised to do their homework well about history and geography Hua Chunying, the spokesperson of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, once again exhibited poor knowledge of history

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Nagging Insights from US Involvement in Vietnam and Afghanistan

The words and actions of the US have increasingly come under question owing to that intrigues, complexities and accompanying civilian atrocities in conflicts in Afghanistan and Vietnam. The genesis, proceedings and the ultimate fate of the US involvement in both

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Konversations with Kapil @VOICE OF INDIA IN BRITAIN

Konversations with Kapil Twitter: @kapil Dudakia The world moves at an ever-faster rate. Those who take too long to decipher the modern code tend to be left behind. However, there are individuals who have the capacity to rise above these challenges

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OMAN is an Island of PEACE

Sultan Qaboos inspire Oman to push for global peace As sultanate Oman has chosen for the path of peace, I would love to introduce it as the highest form of intellectual stimulation and to involve in discussions in a unique

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Year of women power in US

Kamala Harris, Nikki Haley, Tulsi Gabbard in the limelight The year 2019 has a strong possibility of a woman emerging as a viable Presidential or Vice-Presidential candidate in the United States, for the 2020 elections. It remains to be seen

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Are US and China Headed for a Cold War?

The US and China seem to be on the cusp of a New Cold War (NCW) that is characterised by sustained clashes either on the military or on the political front. Unlike the phases of the Cold War I, wherein

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The Case of Aasia Bibi: What’s it About?

Bibi Aasia Noreen, the Pakistani Christian woman who was on death row for blasphemy, is finally out of the woods. The Supreme Court of Pakistan recently rejected the final appeal against her acquittal. But she might still have to relocate

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Sole Serious Opposition to CPEC is Baloch: Here’s Why

Under the leadership of Xi Jinping, China is rapidly emerging with an ambitious global agenda to extend its economic and military influence worldwide and thereby reshape the world order. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a manifestation of China’s

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