The pathetic state of the lives of the people in Gaza is getting even worse as Gaza is unfortunately got caught in the crosshairs over the Qatar crisis. Gaza needs immediate help from the world.
Dr Mansoor Durrani takes issue with the slogan "Muslim Lives Matter" and points out that not just black, brown, or muslim lives but all lives matter.
A comprehensive studey on air pollution in India by Hanzala Aman and an article on population crisis that India is facing.
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Qatar Crisis Cranks Up Pressure On Besieged Gaza
by Hamza Abu Eltarabesh
The Gaza Strip is often seen as a place apart, cut off from the rest of the world and the rest of Palestine by Israel – with the collusion to varying degrees of Egypt – which appears bent on its isolation. But while it is true that the passage of people and goods to and from Gaza is severely restricted, the impact of politics has not been similarly constrained. The latest spat between Qatar and three fellow Gulf Cooperation Council countries – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain – plus Egypt, is a perfect illustration.
Not Just Black or Muslim, ALL Lives Matter!
by Dr Mansoor Durrani
In the aftermath of recent hate crimes against Muslims in the US and Europe and lynching terrorism that the New India has unleashed on its Muslim population, the civil society in support of helpless victims has come up with the slogan Muslim Lives Matter. Being a universal faith that is meant for the entire humanity and not just for Muslims, I have an issue with this narrow focus – no matter how justified it may seem under the current situation
No Pink Wooly Caps For Me
by Barbara MacLean
This article was originally published in February 2017 and is even more relevant now. This “Pussy hat Project” group has morphed now into something called “The Resistance”, which invites the discredited Democratic Party and right wing liberals under its tent, and is funded by Hillary Clinton and George Soros. At a time when capitalism is in its worse world crisis ever, they never dare to mention the word “capitalism”, let alone “socialism”, despite one of its own members (Bernie Sanders) winning massive support by calling himself a socialist.
Perils Of Overpopulation
by Vasudha Rao
It has been stated, that seven million girls die every decade in India. This is because, many times, the girl is killed in the womb itself .By some luck, if the girl child survives, she is neglected so much ,that she dies in the first five years.Sex ratios in India have been falling in every State, in India, except Kerela& Meghalaya. The discrimination is so rampant, that the second female child in a family is rare.
A Comprehensive Study of Air Pollution in India
by Hanzala Aman
The review article discusses the condition of Air Quality and Pollution in India with relevant references from prominent sources like The Environment Performance Index 2016, The Global Green Economy Index (GGEI) 2016, Ambient Air Pollution Database, WHO, May2016, Clear the air for children: The impact of air pollution on children UNICEF 2016 and many others. It comprehensively studies the condition of Air pollution in India in present and future context along with the sources of the pollution, its impacts on health & environment, economic damage caused and brief explanation on how to tackle with it.
A political cartoon by K P Sasi