China Requests 15,000 Acres of Land In Sri Lanka

by Wade Shepard Courtesy: The Forbes. This area includes what is probably the world’s emptiest international airport, a massive $1.4 billion deep sea port that is running at under-capacity, a world-class conference center that doesn’t really host many conferences, and a seldom used cricket stadium. These projects were almost completely funded with Chinese money, and…

Why Turkey wants to silence its academics

Written by: Fatma Müge Göçek After the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey, one of the first actions of the Turkish state and government was to purge thousands of academics and deans from office. In a crackdown that rapidly spread across civil and military services, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered the closure of thousands of…

Safety Standards of Nuclear Assets in Pakistan

Every country has to be very much concerned about the safety and security of its nuclear staff. Besides providing them physical safety and security, a special vigilance is also put on them because the nuclear scientists are always a very favorite target of the secret agencies belonging to the hostile countries. by Ali Sukhanver The…

Cow Vigilantism as Terror : New Socialist Initiative

Guest Post by  New Socialist Initiative Can the Saffron Establishment ever wash its hands of the growing menace? (For Hindi version, click the link http://nsi-delhi.blogspot.in/2016/07/blog-post_26.html) ( Courtesy : Cartoonist Satish Acharya, https://www.facebook.com/cartoonistsatishacharya/) Cow vigilantism which has received tremendous boost since the ascendance of BJP at the centre got its first fitting reply in Gujarat recently. The…