The national flag of India hoisted on the Red Fort in Delhi. Photo by Jasleen Kaur, WIkipedia Commons
The national flag of India hoisted on the Red Fort in Delhi. Photo by Jasleen Kaur, Wikipedia Commons


Avro-Replacement Program Hits Air Pocket – Analysis

By Amit Cowshish The Avro-replacement programme of the Indian Air Force (IAF) hit an air pocket last Saturday (22nd November 2014) when the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) deferred the decision on whether to go ahead with the single response to the Request for Proposal (RFP), issued more than two years back, for 56 transport aircraft […]

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)


GCC To Upgrade Contracts For Maids

GCC labor ministers have agreed on minimum terms in the contracts of domestics to improve the widely criticized working conditions of over 2.4 million foreign maids, an official said. The move comes as these ministers are to meet with their Asian counterparts in Kuwait City this week to discuss the conditions of foreign labor in […]

Ganesha has the head of an elephant and the body of a Siddha.
Ganesha has the head of an elephant and the body of a Siddha.


Hindus Upset At Mounting Of Lord Ganesha Grotesque At Windsor Chapel

Hindus are upset at placing of carved Lord Ganesha as a grotesque creature on the medieval walls of St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, England – calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, was critical of this reimagined Lord Ganesha image as grotesque installed on a Chapel […]

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Will Obamacare Hit Its Enrollment Target? – OpEd

The media seems to think that Obamacare’s second open enrollment is going just swimmingly. (How could it be going worse than last year’s?) Unfortunately, the Obama administration still isn’t counting last year’s sign-ups accurately. Jonathan Cohn of The New Republic has called the administration’s over-counting of Obamacare sign-ups “inexcusable.” And that’s from one of Obamacare’s biggest fans. What […]