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Tarnishing beauty of Nepal

Nepal with its mesmerizing climate and diverse culture is one of the best tourist destinations in South Asia. Pristine rivers, unending chain of mountains makes this place a paradise. However, in recent past, frequent political and non political strike has tarnished the image of the country. The political uncertainty and chaos that has impeded the […]

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China-Pakistan-North Korea Nexus

US has come out with a new set of sanctions with the objective of denying access to the US financial system to any country that trades with or finances trade with North Korea. China has promised both at the UN Security Council and General Assembly to give effect to the sanctions against North Korea. But […]

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A Skills Gap or A Communication Gap ?

“Skills Gap,” The theory that employers can’t fill positions because job seekers lack adequate skills/training for the positions companies are eager to fill. And for highly technical jobs — a coding job for example — I don’t doubt the pervasiveness of that problem. In my experience, the “Skills Gap” is either overblown or irrelevant. The […]

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Survival of GCC at stake..

As is well known, the current crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was caused by the decision of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, and Egypt, followed later by a few others, to cut off diplomatic relations as well as trade and transport links with Qatar. Well-wishers of the GCC, which had escaped […]

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Russia is a all weather friend of India but America can not be a trusted friend

Russia is a country with which India has had a strategic relationship for decades. America is a place where Indians migrate to for a better lifestyle. That is how Indians view the world’s two leading powers.  India’s PM’s  recent visit to America will not change that reality, and those speculating about dramatic changes in India’s foreign […]

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The North Korea Threat – War Against America

IN BRIEF North Korea is a “small country, far-away, about which we know little,” to paraphrase a fateful comment in defense of appeasement from the 1938 crisis over Czechoslovakia. But there is one thing every American needs to know about far-away North Korea: its rulers are on a methodical and relentless quest for the capability […]

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India Insights

IS INDIA LOSING KASHMIR? DETAILED ANALYSIS

As India’s most restive region stares down the abyss of what a commentator calls another “hot summer of violence”, the doom-laden headline has returned with a vengeance: Is India losing Kashmir? Last summer was one of the bloodiest in the Muslim-dominated valley in recent years. Following the killing of influential militant Burhan Wani by Indian […]

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SOUTH SUDAN IS FIGHTING AGAINST FAMINE

Famine is the biggest single crisis facing our planet right now. Across East Africa, 16 million people face starvation. Men, women and children are dying, every day. It’s bigger than any food shortage we’ve ever seen before. It’s so vast a problem that it’s almost hard to know how to tackle it. South Sudan’s famine […]