Monday, September 21, 2015

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There is no new evidence to be unearthed on Lionel Messi. Everything is a reiteration of a long-established fact

Locked away Children

The Mendez Report compiled by UN special reporter on torture in 2015 indicates there are at least eight to

How Bangladesh combines traditions and the rule of law to bring justice to the poor

Bangladesh is a developing country and a democracy with a Constitution that protects fundamental human rights and promises equitable

Uttar Pradesh meat politics: Why have the 'secular parties' failed to show support for Muslims?

For all her clamour to forge a Dalit-Muslim social alliance before Uttar Pradesh went to the polls, Bahujan Samaj

Need to know: The science behind medical marijuana

On this week's "Tech-Know," contributor Crystal Dilworth travels to Colorado to learn more about Charlotte's Web, a cannabis derivative

Stress for managers

Every organization, the managers have to deal with several kinds of people. Every employee has different characteristics and they

City of pollution: Artificial calamity

The Nepal Government has recently banned vehicles which are more than twenty years old. ThisĀ  initiative can be taken

What is Mahatma Gandhi's legacy? Here's what it is not

At the start of Septem-ber 1997, when I arrived in the United States to begin what unexpectedly became a

A new political reality for France

The pollsters, at least, are likely relieved by the results of the first round of the French presidential election.

Babri demolition case: Blow to Advani, but BJP stands to gain from SC order

Wednesday's Supreme Court order restoring criminal conspiracy charges against LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharti in the 1992

Full justice hasn't been served

On Oct. 20, 2012, my 15-month-old son's father killed him to get more than $500,000 in life insurance. On

Women in politics: Equal treatment is a must

"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your

Are you suffering from stress?

In February, Bloomberg reported on a study showing that the stress levels of Americans had reached its highest point

If children want to run free, let them

My children were allowed to entertain themselves on a long hike, with a few cunning diversions, and it ended

More robots, fewer jobs?

Lately we have been inept at creating new employment-generating sectors. Our burgeoning young population is clearly struggling for jobs,

The romance between BD and India ...

Engulfed by India, its giant neighbor to the west, north and east, Bangladesh can look small. But it is

How to speak to children

When a child is feeling anxious, parents may feel like there's nothing they can say that will make them

Men should cry

A Man feels no fear. A man is never scared. A man never cries. Regardless of the particularities of

"Education is the only solution"

Pakistan's countless flesh and blood victims of the seemingly unstoppable terrorist juggernaut rarely make international headlines. Obscured by the

Farmers need freedom

Farmers are clamoring for attention. From loan waivers and suicides, to carrying human skulls, slashing wrists and protests before

Putting our families before elderly drivers

It's true - we're all living to be older, breeding later, doing things longer. It's great in many respects.

Foreign aid is a vital national interest essential in ensuring a safer world

It is an honor to be here. I particularly want to recognize Lord Hague and Ruth Davidson for being

When I was diagnosed with Asperger's, toys helped me cope

I am one of a growing number of adults in Britain who are buying children's toys. According to research

China renaming places in Arunachal old ploy to delegitimize adversaries

True to form, the Chinese have pushed up their claim over Arunachal Pradesh to another level. The English daily

People's passion for social network sites

We all more or less know about love and passion. Lovers reside in each other's thoughts and dreams indispensably.

Turkey's vote makes Erdogan effectively a dictator

Fifteen years ago, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the hope of the Islamic world. He was an Islamist,