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Journalists Murders in India; BRICs Xiamen Declaration; DACA Repeal

Why was Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh murdered? Who killed her? Why are Modi's Hindu Nationalists supporters targeting public intellectuals and journalists critical of Indian government policies? Why has India joined the reporters without borders' list of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists? Why has Muslim become a "derogatory term" in the words of Indian journalist Anoo Bhuyan? How…

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Added by Riaz Haq on September 8, 2017 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Quaid-e-Azam Mohamed Ali Jinnah: Time Magazine Cover 1946

Fellow member Ameer Alam posted a photo of the Time Magazine cover from 1946 that carries Quaid-e-Azam's picture on the cover. The following is the article inside that issue of Time:



By every sign & portent this would be India's year of decision—a decision that would be bitterly contested by all three partners to India's future: the British Raj, 256 million Hindus, 92 million

Moslems.

Votes…

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Added by Riaz Haq on January 17, 2008 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Are people of color less intelligent?

The statement last week by Nobel Laureate geneticist Dr. James Watson regarding Africa as a laggard has slightly re-opened the taboo subject of the link between race and intelligence.

Here's what The Times of London reported: "The scientist, who won the Nobel prize for his part in discovering the structure of DNA, was quoted in an interview in The Sunday Times saying he was…

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 21, 2007 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

A Poem by Rumi

Come, come, whoever you are.

Wonderer, worshipper, lover of leaving.

It doesn't matter.

Ours is not a caravan of…

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Added by Riaz Haq on September 28, 2007 at 9:21pm — No Comments

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    Pakistan's Insatiable Appetite For Energy

    Pakistan's consumption of oil and gas has rapidly grown over the last 5 years, an indication of the nation's accelerating economic growth. Pakistan is among the fastest growing LNG markets, according to …

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on November 15, 2018 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

    Pakistan's Scientific Output Doubles in 5 Years

    Pakistan's quality-adjusted scientific output (Weighted Functional Count) as reported in Nature Index has doubled from 18.03 in 2013 to 37.28 in 2017. Pakistan's global ranking has improved from 53 in 2013 to 40 in 2017. In the same period, India's WFC has increased from 850.97 in 2013 to 935.44 in 2017. India's global ranking has improved from 13 in…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on November 12, 2018 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

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