|We must emulate Maathai´s
green deeds: Kenyan envoy|
|AS the world continues to mourn
the death of Nobel Laureate for Peace
Wangari Maathai, Kenyan Ambassador
to Qatar HE Galma Mukhe
Boru advised the people to follow
her example and learn from her life.
Professor Maathai, who passed
away on September 25, was the first
African woman to be awarded the
Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her
contribution to sustainable development,
democracy and peace...
|Mad Hatter´s Tea Party|
|CURIOSER and curioser, as
Alice said in her adventures in
Wonderland. The longer the
crisis in the eurozone has gone
on, the more it has come to
resemble something penned by Lewis
Here are just a few of the surreal
aspects of the current state of affairs.
The answer to a lack of growth in struggling
countries such as Greece is austerity
of such ferocity that recessions deepen.
The solution to a...
|THE dire state of the world
economy reflects destructive
actions on the part of many
players. Still, the fact that so
many have behaved badly
shouldn´t stop us from holding individual
bad actors to account.
And that´s what Senate leaders
will be doing this week, as they take
up legislation that would threaten
sanctions against China and other
Respectable opinion is aghast.
But respectable opinion has...
Cong to project Rahul as future leader: Pranab
PTI MIRITI THE Congress would project Rahul Gandhi as the future leader of the party, senior leader and Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday. “We are always in favour of new leadership. Rahul Gandhi is our future leader,” Mukherjee said when asked whether Congress would follow BJP in their attempt to focus on new faces for future leaders. “What BJP is doing is their internal matter,” he said at his ancestral home here in Birbhum district where he is the priest in the family Durga puja. Mukherjee also questioned the BJP’s performance in recent assembly election in various states. Regarding the Maoist problem, he expressed confidence in CM Mamata Banerjee’s efficiency