Pakistan Once Again Turns Down PM Modi’s Request for Use of Its Airspace Citing Rights Violations in Kashmir

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday said it has denied India’s request to allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s VVIP flight to fly through its airspace for his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, citing the “ongoing grave human rights violations” in Jammu and Kashmir. The decision came with tensions simmering between the two nuclear-armed arch rivals over Kashmir. …

Famous Religious Destinations of India

India is the land of religion and spirituality. In India religion is the way of life. It is an integral part of Indian society and traditions because it permeates every aspects of daily life. Here number of religions has started and flourished. It is the secular country where every religion is equally respected and treated.…

The Perfect Time to File Bankruptcy

Lately, there has been a lot of attention given to the government shutdown on TV. The whole thing is nothing more than a bunch of politicians using the topic as a political football. The bottom line is the US is broke and raising the debt ceiling will just put the country further in debt. Let’s…

Prakash Javadekar Attends BASIC Meeting, Ministers Call for Comprehensive Implementation of Paris Climate Deal

Beijing: Environment ministers of the BASIC countries have called for “comprehensive” implementation of the Paris climate deal amid threats by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from it. They also called on the developed nations to deliver on their commitment to provide USD 100 billion climate finance to the developing countries to mitigate losses suffered…

Supreme Court Chose Faith Over Law, Jurist Faizan Mustafa Says

In the Ram Janmabhoomi–Babri Masjid title suit, the Supreme Court seems to have weighed religious beliefs of a section over the rule-of-law, observed Faizan Mustafa, a senior law professor and jurist of constitutional law. Speaking to HuffPost India shortly after the judgment was pronounced, Mustafa, who is also the Vice Chancellor of Nalsar University of…

Kecak Dance

Painting, woodcarving and dancing reflect the soul of the Balinese. Traditional dances are performed especially on Hindus holiday and also to welcome visitor. The one you see below is ‘Kecak Dance’ which was performed on Galungan, the biggest Hindus holiday, at Pura (temple) Luhur Ulu Watu, up on a cliff at the most southern part…

Disney’s A Christmas Carol Bluray Review

Disney’s A Christmas Carol might have been better titled Dickens’ A Christmas Carol as screenwriter/director Robert Zemeckis has very faithfully adapted the classic short story by blending the original text, as set similarly in the outstanding 1951 version starring Alistair Sim as Ebenezer Scrooge, with the exhilarating visual style achieved through the digital motion-capture animation…

5 Stories You Need to Know Besides SC Verdict on Ayodhya Dispute

Kartarpur Corridor Open for Sikh Pilgrims Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor, flagging off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. The corridor links Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, to…

Analysis in Reverse of the Parkland, FL Shooting

When we examine an incident like a mass shooting, we usually start at the beginning – most often the bad gun – until we reach the end of the story, when the bad gun kills innocent people. So this time, let’s analyze the Parkland, Florida mass shooting in reverse order – from the horrific ending…