• Images

    The thwarted dreams of Kurdistan

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 20, 2017

    IT WAS in 1916, in the midst of World War I, that Britain and France (pitted against the Germans, Austrians and Ottoman Turks) made their infamous Sykes-Picot agreement...

  • Images

    Obesity: treating now, avoiding consequences later

    by Akhtarun Nahar Alo | Updated at 12:05am on October 20, 2017

    SINCE 1998, October 11 started being observed as Obesity Awareness Day in Latin America and was finally established by the World Obesity Federation as World Obesity Day in 2015...

  • Images

    Polls and politics

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on October 20, 2017

    ELECTION commissioner OP Rawat is the latest victim of flattery...

  • Images

    Income inequality stems from power of moneyed interest

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    THE findings that came up in the preliminary report of the Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2016, disseminated at a seminar in the capital city on Tuesday, is gravely concerning...

  • Images

    Govt must introduce boiled rice for OMS

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    IT IS shocking that the open market sale of rice is not helping the poor as they are not habituated to the offered variety, non-boiled rice that is, while their preferred rice is out of their reach....

  • Images

    Organised chaos and confusion as political control

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    IT’S not supposed to be clear, now or then. If you’re confused by the news you’re hearing, you should be. They want you to be....

  • Images

    Islam and Muslims in the 21st century

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    IN 1978, Professor Edward Said’s book Orientalism was published. It was a groundbreaking critique of the west’s historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the east by the (late) Columbia University professor...

  • Images

    Pakistan faces a life-threatening military coup

    by Liaquat Ali Khan | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    STRONG signs are indicating that another military coup in Pakistan is in the making....

  • Images

    US meddling across Southeast Asia

    by Joseph Thomas | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    AT A time when US political leaders decry with little evidence what they claim is a pandemic of ‘Russian interference’ in Western political affairs from Western Europe to North America,...

  • Images

    The baseless myth of the poor, propagandised Catalans

    by Thomas S Harrington | Updated at 12:05am on October 18, 2017

    ONE of the staple talking points of Spanish unionists is that the poor people of Catalonia live trapped in an information bubble that does not allow them to hear or see anything that is not nationalist propaganda, a propaganda, they say, is designed to promote a hatred of Spain....

Advertisement

images