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Israel’s criminal behaviour

By Chandra Muzaffar The violent assault upon a number of unarmed passengers on board Al Awda, a ship bringing humanitarian aid to Gaza has exposed yet again the hideous face of Israeli occupation. Reports suggest that some of the victims of the 31st July attack had sustained injuries —- one of them being the renowned Penang-born Palestinian activist, Dr. Ang ... Read More »

India’s Yanadi people reclaiming rights one village at a time

Under the blazing midday sun, a tractor moves slowly along a dirt trail in Nacharwari Pallem, a village of the Yanadi indigenous people located some three hours from Chennai city in South India. Atop the tractor, women of the village – 36 in all – sit expectantly, ignoring the heat. Squeals of excitement fill the air as the tractor slowly ... Read More »

British tourist racks up Dhs170,000 fine in three hours in Dubai

A British tourist in Dubai racked up Dhs170,000 in traffic fines in three hours while driving at twice the speed limit in a Lamborghini Huracan on Sheikh Zayed Road. The tourist rented the supercar worth Dhs1.3m on July 30 from vehicle rental dealership, Rent a Car, according to local media reports. Early morning on July 31, he was caught speeding ... Read More »

নারী হৃদরোগীদের জন্য নারী ডাক্তাররাই সেরা

যেসব নারী হৃদরোগে আক্রান্ত বা হার্ট অ্যাটাক হয়েছে, তাদের চিকিৎসা যদি হাসপাতালে একজন নারী ডাক্তারকে দিয়ে করানো হয় তাহলে তাঁর বেচে থাকার সম্ভাবনা বেড়ে যায়। যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের সাম্প্রতিক এক গবেষণায় এমন তথ্য উঠে এসেছে। গত ১৯ বছর ধরে ৫ লাখ ৮০ হাজার হার্ট এটাকে আক্রান্ত রোগীদের ওপর এ সংক্রান্ত গবেষণা পরিচালনা করা হয়। সার্বিক দিক বিশ্লেষণ করে দেখা যায় যে, যেসব ... Read More »

EU defiant in face of Trump threats over Iran trade

The EU foreign affairs minister encouraged companies to ignore US President Donald Trump’s threats on doing business with Iran. She said it’s up to Europeans to decide who they trade with. Speaking in Wellington alongside New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters, European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini directly called on EU companies to defy US President Donald ... Read More »