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Another Beneficiary Of ObamaCare ? India

They’re pretty pleased about the passage of the health care reform package over in New Dehli: NEW DELHI — While the contentious political battle over the new health-care law continues in the United States, here in India, the outsourcing industry is seeing it as a boon for business and is salivating over its prospects. Indian […]

India Sends A Message To The West: We Will Not Sacrifice Prosperity Over “Climate Change”

by @ Thursday, October 22nd, 2009. Filed under Foreign Affairs, India, Politics

The prospects for a climate change treaty coming out of December’s Copenhagen Summit just got slimmer: (AP) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday that the world’s poor nations will not sacrifice their development in negotiations for a new climate change deal. The issue of how to share the burden of fighting global warming has […]

Ayn Rand In India

by @ Thursday, October 22nd, 2009. Filed under Ayn Rand, Economics, Foreign Affairs, India, Individual Liberty

Jennifer Burns reports that Ayn Rand has developed quite a following on the other side of the world: Not only do Indians perform more Google searches for Rand than citizens of any country in the world except the United States, but Penguin Books India has sold an impressive number of copies — as many as […]

Report: Pakistan Recruiting Former Taliban To Join Fight Against India

by @ Thursday, October 8th, 2009. Filed under Foreign Affairs, India, Pakistan, War On Terror

This report from the Times Of India is very disturbing if true: NEW DELHI: In a new shift in tactics, Pakistan is planning to push as many as 60 “surrendered” Taliban into Jammu and Kashmir to become part of the “jihad” against India. The ISI is said to have offered the extremists the option of […]

Anti-American Sentiment On The Rise In Pakistan

by @ Saturday, September 12th, 2009. Filed under Afghanistan, China, Foreign Affairs, India, Middle East, Pakistan

As the War on Terror shifts it’s focus to the northern regions of Pakistan, it seems that the average Pakistani is becoming more suspicious of the United States: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — For weeks now, the Pakistani media have portrayed America, its military and defense contractors in the darkest of lights, all part of an apparent […]

India, Pakistan, And The War On Terror

by @ Saturday, December 6th, 2008. Filed under Foreign Affairs, India, Pakistan, War On Terror

From the moment that I heard about the terror attacks in Mumbai that started on the day before Thanksgiving, I knew that Pakistan, and specifically the Pakistani groups that still have their sights set on Indian-controlled Kashmir, were involved somehow. The possible consequences of Pakistani based terror groups attacking India are, of course, manifest. Now, […]

India On Alert For 9/11 Style Attacks

by @ Thursday, December 4th, 2008. Filed under Foreign Affairs, India, War On Terror

India is now on alert after warnings of terror attacks identical to those that occurred on September 11th: India has put all of its major airports on high alert after receiving threats that planes may be hijacked and used for possible attacks. Airport security has been tightened and travellers are being asked to check in […]

Meanwhile, On The Indian Subcontinent

by @ Thursday, December 4th, 2008. Filed under Foreign Affairs, India, Pakistan, War On Terror

Is another India-Pakistan confrontation at hand ? NEW DELHI: India’s defence minister summoned the army, navy and air force chiefs Wednesday to warn them to be prepared for terror attacks from the air and the sea in the wake of growing criticism about slack security, missed warnings, and a bungled response to the Mumbai attacks. […]

Personally I’m Insulted

by @ Wednesday, July 19th, 2006. Filed under India, Internet

This morning, the Washington Post reported that India, reputedly the world’s most populated democracy, has started emulating its neighbor China in blocking access to certain parts of the Web. BOMBAY — India’s Internet regulators have started blocking several Web sites, following the lead of China, where government censors heavily restrict the flow of online information. […]

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