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West Asia Mess. Where Is India?
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West Asia Mess. Where Is India?

By T.J.S. George, Donald Trump’s impetuousness often gets boosted by his ego. This makes him a dangerous player in conflict situations. West Asia, already on edge with clashing ideologies, has been brought closer to war by his eccentric pull-out from the Iran nuclear deal and all-out backing to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s (MBS)…

MP Sriramulu gets invite for breakfast with Donald Trump
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MP Sriramulu gets invite for breakfast with Donald Trump

Ballari: BJP member of Parliament from Ballari, B. Sriramulu has said he has been invited to join US President Donald Trump at the 66th Annual National Prayer Breakfast Meet to be held in Washington DC on Feb.8. However, the MP said that he may not be able to make it if the party requires him…

US Government shuts down
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US Government shuts down

Washington: The United States Government has officially shut down. Law-makers are now scrambling for a quick deal to reopen it and buy them more negotiation time. The shut down happened yesterday midnight after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a last-minute deal to fund its operations, divided in a bitter dispute over immigration and border…

Trump says he will allow release of J.F. Kennedy killing files
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Trump says he will allow release of J.F. Kennedy killing files

Washington: US President Donald Trump said that he will allow long blocked secret files on the assassination of John F. Kennedy to be opened to the public for the first time. The November 22, 1963 assassination — an epochal event in modern US history —has spawned multiple theories challenging official version that Kennedy was killed…

In a world of bullies, tiny Kim now equals mighty Trump; What if one makes a small miscalculation? It’s scary
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In a world of bullies, tiny Kim now equals mighty Trump; What if one makes a small miscalculation? It’s scary

By T.J.S. George Kim Jong-un is said to be unpredictable and half mad. Donald Trump is known to be unpredictable and often acts like half mad. Both have nuclear missiles with intercontinental range. North Korea’s latest muscle-flexing was so scary that Trump said he might be forced to destroy North Korea. The Foreign Minister of…

Be like a Roman while in Rome
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Be like a Roman while in Rome

Of the lines taken from the Upanishads, quoted nowadays by public speakers of all hues with various backgrounds, the outlook that the world is a family stands out. The lines, drawn from Maha Upanishad translate to: “One is a relative, the other stranger, say the small minded. The entire world is a family, say the…

Automation A boon or a bane?
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Automation A boon or a bane?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC I was deeply disturbed by a recent article wherein it was said that about 1.5 million  professionals working  in the three verticals of Telecom, it and Banking  would become redundant in the coming years. Yes, you heard me right. It is not Donald Trump who is doing this…

Defying possible peace in Syria, defying Russia, Trump brings the world to the brink of war
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Defying possible peace in Syria, defying Russia, Trump brings the world to the brink of war

By T.J.S. George Is war coming? America’s activities vis-a-vis Iran lend substance to the scary prospect. Indications began surfacing within days of Donald Trump assuming office. He rubbished the nuclear treaty Obama had worked out with Iran and instead, described Iran as “the greatest State sponsor of terrorism.” Among the first world leaders he phoned…

Bottom line: February  14
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Bottom line: February  14

Right now, punsters are having a field day with Donald having ‘trumped’ the American presidential election and Obama all set to ‘barrack’ his successor’s policies. It will be a ‘miracle’ of sorts, of course, if German Chancellor Angela Merkel is voted back to power for a third term. When Narasimha Rao was prime minister, I…

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