The fledgling democratic process in Pakistan has churned out a leader, who now has the rare opportunity to chart a new positive and peaceful course, not only for his own country but for the whole South Asia region, and leave a legacy that, so far, no other Pakistani leader has. Nawaz Sharif must use the proverbial 'third chance' - he was prime minister twice before but never completed his full term - to break the vicious cycle of revenge in domestic politics and the unnecessary cycle of rivalry with India in its regional politics.
It's been a few days since the worst denial-of-service attack in the internet's three-decade history.
Title: Our Moon has Blood Clots; Author: Rahul Pandita; Publisher: Random House India; Pages: 258; Price: Rs.499 Only one who has undergone pain and witnessed it first hand could have written this moving account of how the Kashmir Valley forced the Pandits to flee -- and then sowed the seeds of fiction that Governor Jagmohan authored the exodus so that he could 'take care' of the Muslims. And since in secular India it is a political sin to say anything negative about Muslims and Islam, the fiction gained currency. Even the Indian media was largely apathetic to the suffering of the Pandits
Onboard Air India One, March 5 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday refused to be drawn into a controversy over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's comments that he would have been a better choice for prime minister than Manmohan Singh, saying they could make their 'own assessment'.
'Koi virani si virani hai/Dasht ko dekh ke ghar yaad aaya' (It is desolation personified/ I saw the wilderness and remembered my abode) wrote Ghalib in what would be a prophetic couplet on the condition of his habitation and last resting place.
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Though Valentine's Day originally did not have anything to do with love, today it's the symbol of romantic love. The phenomenon of love can be explored from multiple lenses like biological, emotional and mental levels
India's higher and professional education system is passing through a phase that is turbulent, non-directional and unsustainable. It is turbulent because it is being pulled and pushed by several stakeholders who have different aspirations and hence varied demands. It is non-directional because there is no comprehensive policy on governance and role of education in the growth of a nation
Narendra Modi may have performed with aplomb at his first appearance in Delhi after his election victory in Gujarat, but it is too early to say whether the pitch which the chief minister made for moving to the national stage will be successful.
There are management lessons for leaders in large gatherings and events. Look at an event like the Kumbh Mela in India and explore what makes it a success