Category Archives: International

Bitcoin : Decoded

  Virtual currencies, or digital cash, are gaining popularity as a new way to purchase goods or services. They are not regulated or issued by a central bank. The most…

Decisions at 2013 UN Climate Talks: Warsaw

  Around 195 countries ended a two-week meeting in Warsaw on Saturday evening to agree the outlines of a deal meant to be agreed in 2015 to combat global warming….

Revised World Anti-Doping Code by WADA

  The board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) revised the World Anti-Doping Code at the end of World Conference on Doping in Sports held in Johannesburg, South Africa. The…

Indian Rupee and Oil Imports

  The Article is taken from Essay ‘The Future of the Indian Rupee Is Tied to Oil Imports’ prepared by Wharton University of Pennsylvania.    The weakness or strength of…

Philippines Typhoon Haiyan, Here’s How You Can Help

  Philippines Typhoon Haiyan slammed into six central islands Friday, decimating buildings and homes. One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, Haiyan (Yolanda in the Philippines) has caused at least…

Nuclear Liability Bill & its Controversies

  By Suchak Patel   Act came in to limelight with an article published in the Hindu, “Manmohan may carry nuclear liability dilution as gift for U.S. companies”. In an…

US Security Agencies are on Boiled Soup

  By: Dr. Sultan Ahmad (Author is former Professor, Chittagong University and East West University, Bangladesh)   Most of the time, whistle blowing is not a nice job. But when this  blowing is against…

India China Border Defence Cooperation

  India and China have signed an agreement on border defence cooperation and one on transborder rivers among several others this morning, though a key visa agreement has not been…

India 63rd in Global Hunger Index

  India has moved from 65 to 63 in the Global Hunger Index prepared by the International Food Policy Research Institute, Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide. According to the Index India…

The Taliban’s Letter to Malala Yousafzai

  The bizarre letter—in parts menacing, in parts almost apologetic—was written by Adnan Rasheed, a senior figure in the Pakistani Taliban who escaped in a prison break last year before vowing…