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...Dharmapala Vijayam Book (Refer the book Victory of Dharmapala or Dharmapala Vijayam written by Bommakanti Prabhakara Shastri about the then great Indian Sculptor Brahmin viz., Dharmapala and his three sons existed in Kalayana Nagar in Malava Kingdom presently located in the Eastern Punjab in Pakistan). They used to manufacture idols, weapons, temples and other artifacts with a metal known as ‘Kanchu’ a highly precious metal. Sri Pada krishnamurthy Sashtri a former Andhra Pradesh State Official Poet also mentioned about the mysterious powers in manufacturing weapons, idols, mirrors,... (more)
...last year of Colonel Gaddafi, fully behind the attempts to ‘liberate’ Libya. He was guilty of no crime; he had shown nothing but friendship. This is his return.
Innocence or guilt, what does that matter when the ignorant have made up their minds? Chris Stevens is dead. In Pakistan, Rimsha Masih, a fourteen-year-old girl with Down’s syndrome, is living in fear of her life. They hate her, for she is a Christian. They hate her even more because she is alleged to have burned pages from the Quran.
She was arrested earlier this year under that country’s ferocious ... (more)
...from "foot in the mouth disease" when they indulge in politicizing security issues. Amongst Indian Chief Ministers, the Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister distinguishes himself more than any other Chief Minister.
Curiously he indulges in politicizing internal security issues in the Pakistan proxy war affected Kashmir Valley region every time he is cornered by his political opponents. A few days back he publicly declared that the Armed Forces Special Powers Act would be withdrawn from selected districts of Kashmir. As head of a coalition of Congress Party-National Conference... (more)
Word has it that the U.S. is reviewing options on how to respond abroad to any terrorist attack here, namely from Pakistani based groups. At the same time, the Obama Administration was warned of a possible attack by Somali terrorists sneaking in to America via the Mexican border.
The latter of these developments, if ever realized, would prove a godsend to the majority of Americans in favor of tighter border controls. Our politicians may be able to ignore illegal immigrants in their millions, but one Somali terrorist would be impossible to swallow.
The border, at long last, would... (more)
A statement by a French official has put Pakistan's foreign minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, in an embarrasing situation. Qureshi, in May this year had gone on record saying that France is ready for a transfer of civilian nuclear energy technology to Pakistan. The office of the French President Nicolas Sarkozy, had then said that they are offered to help Pakistan improve its "nuclear safety" capability. The French authorities had then not reacted to Qureshi's statement saying that such a move would need IAEA's nod. Now, the French authorities have made it official. President Sarkozy’s intitiative... (more)
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari transferred control of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. He also revealed his intentions to strip the office of President of more powers by year-end. Zardari also gave up the powers of the Chairman of the National Command Authority which controls the country's nukes and transferred them to the Prime Minister late Friday night.
While the presidential spokesman Farhatullah Babar described the move as a "giant leap forward to empower the elected Parliament and the Prime Minister" the fact that the amnesty granted to Zardari... (more)
President Obama on his visit to Asia has been a trend-changer on many accounts. In a zeal to “strengthen” tied with China, US seems to have stepped in the wrong alley. After US-China released a joint press statement making reference to Indo-Pakistani relations and sending message that U.S. is fine with the idea of a third party intervention in the talks between the two nations (India-Pakistan); officials of U.S. embassy in India, State and Foreign Department are now on an explanation spree.
India on Wednesday reacted sharply to the joint statement. India has always been very critical... (more)
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