Category: International issues

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Beware of war mongers

It is difficult to overcome certain habits. As long as such habits are harmless, we can say rely on those age-old proverbs like, “Habits die hard” or the new ones like, “Victory has become our habit these days” by Veerat Kohli! When we talk about habits, we cannot ignore certain violent habits which have become …

Cricket, Facts and Fiction, International issues, News: My opinions, Ooty, P U Krishnan

It must be English, all the way

“I am the monarch of all I survey; my rights there is none to dispute”. English seems to assert its pre-eminent position as an international language, while the rest of the languages, specially the popular ones, have been wondering how English managed to overtake them effortlessly. English became omnipresent during the colonial era when it …

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Have some patience, please

Freedom of expression is one of the jealously guarded rights in a democratic country. We don’t have to swallow the government’s version of any issue. The rejoinder from the affected party pops up almost immediately. Maybe both are misleading but you are at liberty to accept or reject either of the two versions or both. …

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They are poles apart, but flock together!

“Nation-wide agitation” “Our party will fight against it”. These are the newspaper headlines, quoting various opposition leaders. And the reason? The government of India has announced an increase in the prices of Petroleum products and cooking gas. No doubt, it is a heavy burden on people who are already struggling in the wake of food …

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LET’S RISE ABOVE PETTINESS

Globalization transcends divisions Maybe this concept is business-oriented But it shortens the distance between homo sapiens Black or brown or white We are all offspring of the mother earth. The White liquid that we squeeze out From the udders of the cows Could be milk or dhooth But mixed with coffee or tea The effect …

International issues

Nobel Prize for a Noble cause…. Peace be with you!

Upsets and surprises are quite common in international sports and games. The early exit of a top-seeded player or a super performance by an underdog are part and parcel of such international games but champions bounce back after overcoming the unexpected setback and the underdogs just get a breakthrough. Nobel prizes, too, are unpredictable at …

International issues

Hillary Clinton’s visit to India

The US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton’s visit to India would’ve helped the two countries come closer on various bilateral and international issues; but if you are to look beyond these official matters we see a charismatic lady who is at ease with anyone she comes across. And, when she chats with them it is …