Paul McCartney was arrested in 1980 when he attempted to bring cannabis into Japan. It has been said that McCartney sang songs, with others detained in the same cell as the chorus, in order to pass the time, though it’s undeniable this might be somewhat of an exaggeration.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s challenge in the ensuing elections lies in winning the perception war by persuading people to believe that he alone can safeguard the country’s interests and India to prosperity.
After much disappointment following the Hanoi summit, a few things have become clearer. Each side has made its next move, with Pyongyang, most notably, openly advertising resumption of weapons development. So, what did we learn?
First they came for the marchers. When the Aurat March was held around the country on March 8 and women in Peshawar and Karachi and Faisalabad and Islamabad came out to march on the streets, many men and some women were upset.
According to a report published in The Economic Times in 2018, Indians spend roughly three hours a day on smartphones. Based on this report, India has surpassed the United States in mobile app downloads.
The release of the World Development Report (WDR) 2018 of the World Bank subtitled “Learning to Realise Education’s Promise,” on February 27 in Dhaka, spurred a flurry of media reports about how poorly the school system was performing.
One more day and it’s election time for the northern part of the capital city. Residents of the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will choose their mayor for the second time in four years since the first mayoral election of a bifurcated Dhaka was held in 2015.
Eric Schlosser, a widely acclaimed writer on nuclear weapons, has spoken at length to top officials and commanders at various stages of planning and control of nuclear weapons. In addition he has close contacts with peace movements struggling for a world free from nuclear weapons.
A “WALKING shadow”. A “poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage/ And then is heard no more”. A “tale/ Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,/ Signifying nothing”. Shakespeare was describing life. He could as easily have been writing about the state of Pakistan’s media.