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    Liver diseases need proper treatment

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    WITH 10 million patients afflicted with either Hepatitis B or C and about 40 million suffering from fatty liver disease, a prime cause of liver...

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    Govt limps in saving children from hazardous work

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    OF THE total child population of 39.65 million aged in the ranges of 5–17 years, 3.45 million, or 8.7 per cent, are working children who...

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    Western public ‘doesn’t know’, or ‘doesn’t want to know’?

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    WE ARE living in an age when Western propaganda has become truly intense, even surreal. It always has been, of course, but now those who are producing it, have lost all their respect for the public....

  • Climate disruption: time to speak up

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    AN IMPORTANT climate meeting takes place in December 3-14 in Katowice, a symbolic location in that the city has long been the heartland of Poland’s well established coal-mining industry....

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    The era of easy wars is over

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    WHEN Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, ordered his army to carry out a limited operation in the besieged Gaza Strip on November 12, he certainly did not anticipate that his military adventure would destabilise his government and threaten the very survival of his right-wing coalition....

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    Int’l conference against US/NATO military bases

    by Roger Harris | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    THE elimination of poverty could be at hand for the first time in the history of humanity....

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    Level crossings need to be guarded to stop accidents

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    FATAL accidents in level crossings causing death and injuries to people go unchecked across the country for lack of monitoring by the authorities concerned, impatience and lack of awareness on part of ordinary people and lack of gatekeepers....

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    EC, party high-ups must attend to intra-party conflicts

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    CONFLICTS within major political parties over nomination for the next general elections, posted for December 30, have started coming with concern....

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    In the Café of Lost Youth

    by Mohammad Khabir Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2018

    AT THE outset of the story in this novella In the Café of Lost Youth by Patrick Modiano, observable lines as such follows: ‘Des deux entrées de café, elle empruntait toujours la plus étroite, celle qu’on appelait la porte de l’ombre....

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    UK, Ecuador conspire to deliver Assange to US

    by Gareth Porter | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2018

    THE accidental revelation in mid-November that US federal prosecutors had secretly filed charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange underlines the determination of the Trump administration to end Assange’s asylum in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been staying since 2012....

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