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    Kashmir’s press

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    DEMOCRACY and laws stop at the Pir Panjal Range. They cover Jammu but the Kashmir Valley, which is predominantly Muslim, is left out. Outrages in the vale do not move the Indian public or India’s institutions. India’s intellectuals ignore the...

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    How battle of Karbala conditions Iranian mind on Palestinian issue

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    WHEN the application of normal yardsticks on Iran lead to results which analysts find unexpected, a sort of irritation sets in. This is because of a distinct inability to understand that, with the exception of the...

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    Remnants of war

    Kathy Kelly | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Intense fighting and hideous attacks battered Afghans throughout their country last week as negotiators in Qatar weighed the benefits and costs of a peace agreement that might stop the...

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    Relief supplies, rehabilitation needed for flood victims

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Thousands of people in low-lying areas have left their houses seeking shelters on high land as major rivers keep swelling for the six consecutive days amidst heavy rains. They are looking for places to stay under the...

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    A mismatch between national curriculum and textbooks

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Curriculum is mostly, and worryingly, lost in syllabus execution — in primary, secondary and higher secondary education — largely because the way textbooks are laid out and the way students are taught in the...

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    The difference between liberals and leftists

    Ted Rall | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    LIVING as they do in a bipolar political world where politics consists of Democrats and Republicans and no other ideology is real, media corporations in the United States use left, liberal and...

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    Don’t expect justice from imperial criminal court

    Justin Podur | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    IN JUNE, a group of international lawyers sued the European Union for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. The lawyers claim that when the EU switched to a policy of...

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    Inclusion is essential to survival

    Amina Mohammed | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    HEADS of state and government will gather at the United Nations in New York in September 24–25 for the first global summit on the Sustainable Development Goals since the adoption of the...

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    Transfer (mis)pricing

    Tanya Rawal-Jindia | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    AMAZON.COM Inc was brought to court by the US. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 2017 for transfer pricing discrepancies. In 2005 and 2006, the multinational tech company had transferred $255 million in royalty...

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    Govt must manage railway, waterway septage

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Seventy-seven million cubic metres of septage and 20.64 million tonnes of solid waste generated in river vessels and trains in a year are dumped on the railway and waterway, polluting the environment and...