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A radical cleric set up a vigilante Islamic court in Pakistan’s capital yesterday and threatened to unleash a wave of suicide bombs if the government tried to repress his Taliban-style movement. The challenge to the authority of President Pervez Musharraf, by a firebrand cleric, Maulana Abdul Aziz, came amid growing fears of what the local […]
President Bush called it? political theater? and an? abdication of responsibilities? by Democrats. But for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the passage of legislation ordering troops home from Iraq next year was a sweet victory. ?Proudly, this new Congress voted to bring an end to the war in Iraq,? she said after the House vote Friday. […]
Seema Kohli is a self-taught artist without any formal training. And that makes her style fresh and certainly not influenced by any western art movement or the “n-vogue” post-modernism. Though she’s an artist of a few words, her canvases make you delve deep into the philosophy of life.
India’s World Cup bandwagon hit an abrupt dead-end after a thorough thrashing at the hands of Sri Lanka in their last league match. No one in India was smiling. Their World Cup was over in eight days, their team had lost to Bangladesh, and had just been humiliated by Sri Lanka, that record 413 against […]
The hunt for Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer’s killers may take the lid off cricket’s darkest secret – match-fixing and betting, a racket worth crores of rupees that have tainted the gentleman’s game. – NDTV, 25 March 2007http://pointblank2006.blogspot.com/2007/03/killing-cricket.html
The French constitutional council has approved a law that criminalises the filming or broadcasting of acts of violence by people other than professional journalists. Perpetrators face up to five years in prison and a fine of ?75,000 (?51,000). According to a French civil liberties group, the law could also be used against eyewitnesses who video […]
The ethanol boom is coming. The twin threats of climate change and energy security are creating an unprecedented thirst for alternative energy with ethanol leading the way. That process is set to reach a landmark on Thursday when the US President, George Bush, arrives in Brazil to kick-start the creation of an international market for […]