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Publish on: November 8, 2020

Aarit Dhakal   The COVID-19 pandemic has highly affected the production, processing and distribution of seeds throughout the world. Quality seeds and their availability play a very fundamental role in developing resilient agricultural and food systems. Due to the worldwide spread of current pandemic, transportation sector has been almost shut down due to which many […]


Publish on: September 14, 2020

Hong Kong, September 14 (ANI): The India-China border has joined the South and East China Seas as the hottest points of tension for the Chinese military. These areas of dispute have caused a growing chorus of worldwide alarm at Beijing’s ambitions and military capability, as exemplified in the Pentagon’s latest annual report on military developments […]


Publish on: September 3, 2020

By Krishan Varma New Delhi [India], September 3 (ANI): A little more than a week ago the India-China border talks hit a roadblock. Despite several rounds of talks at different levels, nothing substantive was achieved, other than a partial disengagement at the three friction points at Galwan valley, Gogra-Hot Springs and Pangong Tso in eastern […]


Publish on: August 23, 2020

Bangkok [Thailand], Aug 23 (ANI): Pakistan’s intelligence agency, ISI, has been using the services of Pakistani crime syndicates operating in several countries, including France and Thailand, to further its agenda, according to a report in the Global Watch Analysis. Recently, Thailand Police arrested a Pakistan national named Baqar Shah for his involvement in multiple illegal […]


Publish on: August 8, 2020

Amsterdam [Netherlands], Aug 8 (ANI): Post the violent June 15 Galwan Valley clashes, India has shown the confidence of standing solo against China in any future border dispute despite the United States’ offer of forming a Quad alliance against Beijing, a European-based think tank said. Since the clashes in Eastern Ladakh, several negotiations between India […]


Publish on: July 31, 2020

By Francesca Marino Rome [Italy], July 31 (ANI): The story is known, and has been written and advertised for at least a month before disappearing from the radars of the press. The story is known and starts with a body dumped into a river. The body of a Baloch journalist, Sajid Hussain. Is not uncommon, […]


Publish on: July 14, 2020

By Krishan Varma New Delhi [India], : China’s brazen attempts at annexing territories from its neigbouring countries has been widely covered in the media. It has challenged Japan in the East China Sea, grabbed territory in the South China Sea, laid claims to Indonesian islands 1500 kms away and encroached upon territory not hitherto under […]


Publish on: June 26, 2020

Amsterdam, [Netherlands] Terrorist groups like the Islamic State (ISIS), Lashkar-e-Taiba and the Taliban to name a few have been using social media and their digital publications to influence the youth and lure them towards so-called `jihad’, says Yoana Barakova, a research analyst associated with Amsterdam-based the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS). Highlighting the […]


Publish on: June 26, 2020

By Francesca Marino Rome [Italy],Taliban Khan does it again. In another ‘historical’ speech on the floor of the National Assembly, the prime minister of Pakistan calls Osama bin Laden a shaheed, a martyr. And not for the first time. To be precise, he already had called in the past ‘an extrajudicial killing’ the American blitz […]


Publish on: June 21, 2020

New Delhi [India],  (ANI): “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he pitched for World Yoga Day at United General Assembly in 2014. The age-old Indian practice has since then been slowly but surely flourishing in the modern minds and has made its mark at an international […]



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