DR. SAWRAJ SINGH
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS / EDITORIAL
Russia scored a very impressive victory inthe 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.Russia led in both gold medals (13) andtotal medals (39). Russia moved from the11th position to the first position, ascompared to the previous WinterOlympics. The western countries made alot of noise about the possibility of a terroristattack. However, the [...]
DR. SAWRAJ SINGH
OTTAWA – The spiritual leaderof the world’s 15 million ShiaIsmaili Muslims called onCanadians Thursday to join himin making the world a more tolerant,peaceful place, reportedCanadian Press.”Canada is a leader in the communityof nations,” the 77-yearoldAga Khan told MPs andsenators in a joint session ofParliament.He was welcomed with repeatedstanding ovations in the packedHouse of Commons.The audience [...]
Schism Between Sunni And Shia Muslims has Been Poisoning Islam For 1,400 Years And It’s Getting Worse!
What most of the crucibles of conflict in the Middle East have in common is that Sunni Muslims are on one side of the disagreement and Shia Muslims on the other.
By Paul Vallely, The Independent
The war in Syria began much earlier than is generally recognised. The conflict actually began in the year 632 with the [...]
Hollywood star Hugh Jackman, 45, tookeveryone by surprise by tweeting a picturedonning a blue turban, on Wednesday. TheWolverine actor was seen sporting a blueturban in a pic that was part of a cameo thatJackman did for the hit Brit-Asian TV series,Kumars. Soon, the social networkingsiteswentabuzz, calling him Jackman-Singh.Pop star Alisha Chinai, too, tweeted, saying,“Hughwinder Jackman [...]
NEW YORK – A Pennsylvaniawoman, who along with herhusband is facing death penaltyfor killing a man, hasclaimed she has killedat least 22 other peopleas a part of herinvolvement with asatanic cult.Nineteen-year-oldMiranda Barbourmade the claims in aninterview with anewspaper while in prison.Miranda and Elytte Barbour arecurrently charged with killing42-year-old Troy LaFerrara aftermeeting him online, the BBCreports.As [...]
NAIROBI – Two Americansecurity officers have beenfound dead on a ship madefamous when it was hijacked bySomali pirates, according to astatement on Wednesday bySeychelles police.The two Americans, JeffreyReynolds and Mark Kennedy,both 44, were found deadTuesday in a cabin on theMaersk Alabama, the shiphijacked by pirates in 2009, anevent dramatized in the movie”Captain Phillips” starring TomHanks, [...]
CHENNAI – Reacting toJayalalithaa decision to set freeall seven convicts in the RajivGandhi case, Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi onWednesday said, “I am saddenedthat Rajiv Gandhi’s killers arebeing set free.””If a Prime Minister’s killers canbe released, what kind of justiceshould the common manexpect?” Rahul Gandhi said.”The Prime Minister of ourcountry was killed, I am sad thekillers [...]
Out of 134 journalists andmedia support staff that werekilled while on reportingassignments last year, India had13 journalist killed whilePakistan tally was nine.
GENEVA – One hundred andthirty-four journalists and mediasupport staff were killed whileon reporting assignments lastyear, most of them targeteddeliberately, the London-basedInternational News SafetyInstitute (INSI) said on Tuesday.Of these, 65 died coveringarmed conflicts – primarily [...]
HYDERABAD – An NRI, whoallegedly tried to smuggle 2.4kggold worth Rs 80 lakh, wasarrested by Customs authoritiesat Rajiv Gandhi International(RGI) Airport at Shamshabadhere.The Customs officials interceptedMohammed AbdulMateen, who arrived here lastevening by a flight from SaudiArabia via Muscat.After subjecting him to checking,it was found that he wascarrying 2.4 kg yellow metal inthe form of an [...]
KABUL – The Taliban called onAfghans to expel the UnitedStates from Afghanistan onSaturday just as they saidAfghan mujahideen fighters haddone to Soviet forces 25 yearsago to the day.In a statement issued on the25th anniversary of the Sovietwithdrawal from Afghanistan, anational holiday for Afghans,the Taliban sought to connectthe steady departure of US andNATO troops ahead of [...]