Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Written on Feb, 28, 2016 by in | Comments Off on THE ANCIENT SILK ROAD
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While in school I had heard about the ancient Silk Road. I had only an idea that was more than vague. Because of lack of library books no teacher knew about it. I remained in this twilight zone until I have read a voluminous new book – The Silk ‘Roads’ – (many trade routes) – A New History Of The …

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Written on Feb, 21, 2016 by in | Leave a comment
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This column is a mixed bag of human struggles for coexistence and religious supremacy. The strife for the Darwinian unification of all life including Homo sapiens has been hard and brutal. As I caught the dying embers of British Raj, I have glimpses of Hyderabad, Goa, Kashmir, Manipur and Nagaland,  whose histories dry in congealed blood. Every time an empire …

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Written on Feb, 07, 2016 by in | Comments Off on UPDATES ON MUMBAI TERRORIST ATTACK OF NOVEMBER 26 2008 (P1 & P2)
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Terrorism, as the name implies is to terrorise people. The Islamist jihadists use it to the hilt. The recent terrorist attack at the Indian Air Force Base at Pathankot on January 2 2016 escapedwithout disaster though seven Air Force men lost their lives; four of them while defusing a bomb. There is still a layer of darkness beneath the surface that …

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