'In August 2010, we found their residence, a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, a town about 35 miles north of Islamabad'
Despite the painstaking work by Nomani and her colleagues, the mystery surrounding the kidnapping and murder of Pearl still remains unresolved. Many questions remain unanswered satisfactorily
Reports about the US net closing in on Osama and Al Qaeda with the arrest of Khalid Sheikh Mohammad seem to be inspired leaks or plants but the complicity of the JEI with Al Qaeda should be a matter of real concern.
The much touted Khalid Sheikh Mohammad case gets curiouser and curiouser: Wasn't he flown to the US naval base in Diego Garcia? Or is he still in Pakistani custody? And will they extradite him to Kuwait instead? ...
The footprints of virtually every major act of international terrorism in the world in recent years pass inevitably through Pakistan making it the crucial link in the inexorable growth of global terror.
The arrest of Khalid Sheikh Mohammad would not cause any major disruptions in the operations of the dregs of the IIF spread out in Asia. Any claims that his arrest could deliver a serious blow to terrorist operations are unduly over-optimistic and u
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.