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Government tom-toms arrest of top Maoist; so why is Kerala unimpressed?

May 06, 2015

Government tom-toms arrest of top Maoist; so why is Kerala unimpressed?

The general response of the state to the arrest is one of incredulity. There hasnt been single big-bang Maoist event that bespoke terror. All that the state has noticed so far are hand-written notice-boards and pamphlets promising armed struggle by the oppressed classes, peasants and tribals in the northern districts and a few other places. #Kerala #Maoists #InMyOpinion #Naxals #Roopesh #Shyna
Charlie Hebdo is honoured in New York under increased security| Reuters

May 06, 2015

Charlie Hebdo is honoured in New York under increased security| Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, targeted in a deadly attack earlier this year by Islamist gunmen, was being honoured on Tuesday at a New York gala under heavy security, organizers said. The award from the PEN American Center comes two days after two gunmen opened fire at a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, depictions that Muslims consider offensive. #Business #Economy #France #Middle East #science #Italy #United Kingdom #Copyright #Latin America #opinion #lifestyle
Last chance for Cameron and Miliband to break UK election deadlock | Reuters

May 06, 2015

Last chance for Cameron and Miliband to break UK election deadlock | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Campaigning in Britain's most unpredictable election in a generation enters its final day on Wednesday with the two main parties level in most polls and neither on track to command a majority in the parliament of the world's fifth largest economy. #Economy #facebook #Technology #Middle East #science #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Copyright #opinion
Video shows Rwandan peacekeepers shooting protesters in Mali - sources| Reuters

May 06, 2015

Video shows Rwandan peacekeepers shooting protesters in Mali - sources| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Secret footage shows a Rwandan policeman in the blue helmet of a United Nations peacekeeper in Mali earlier this year carefully take aim at a civilian protester, squeeze the trigger and shoot, according to sources who saw the video. The videotape, taken by a Chinese U.N #Economy #France #markets #Africa #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion #lifestyle
Germanwings co-pilot practiced descent on outbound flight before crash - report| Reuters

May 06, 2015

Germanwings co-pilot practiced descent on outbound flight before crash - report| Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps in March, killing all 150 people on board, practiced a descent on the previous flight, German newspaper Bild said on Tuesday. Prosecutors believe 27-year-old German co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the captain out of the cockpit and veered the plane into an early descent on a flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf on March 24 #Business #United States #Technology #France #markets #Africa #Italy #Copyright #opinion #lifestyle

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Here's why Sania Mirza, the doubles queen, deserves more respect

Apr 13, 2015

Here's why Sania Mirza, the doubles queen, deserves more respect

Sania Mirza has certainly earned the right to call the shots when it comes to Indian doubles, even if she has not yet earned the respect she so very much deserves for her doubles game. #Sports #Tennis #Leander Paes #InMyOpinion #Doubles #Sania Mirza #Rohan Bopanna #Mahesh Bhupati #WTA
Asian Games: India's tennis federation was right but the BCCI was wrong

Sep 26, 2014

Asian Games: India's tennis federation was right but the BCCI was wrong

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) did the right thing. The Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) did the wrong thing about the Asian Games. #Sports #BCCI #India #Tennis #Cricket #InMyOpinion #Asian Games #AITA #InMyOpininon #Asian Games 2014