The Kim analogy for Modi-Jawed Naqvi

“HE would make a drum out of the skin of his own mother in order to sound his own praises.” Winston Churchill was taking a celebrated shy here at his arch rival Lloyd George to everyone’s mirth. How would the humour work in India? Hindutva cohorts spent most of the 10 years of prime minister Manmohan Singh’s years in office hurling abuses at More...

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By punjaboutlook2015 On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Nine life-saving tips for foreign students in Germany

Studying abroad in Germany sure has its quirks and traps. Here are nine things you need to know before jumping into the deep end of German student life.Max Bringmann is a Berlin-born writer and former student at More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

The dos and don’ts of taking your clothes off on French beaches

France is world famous for its nudist beaches and its topless sunbathers but there are some rules or customs you need to abide by when it comes to taking your clothes off this summer. Here’s what you need More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Monday, October 9th, 2017

90 Lakh Truckers Begin Chakka Jam Against GST, ‘Extortion’ at Toll Booths

New Delhi: Average 90 lakh truckers will participate in a two-day nation-wide Chakka Jam from Monday to protest issues ranging from “disruptive” impact of the Goods and Services Tax to the “extortion” at More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Soumya becomes first Indian to hold deputy director general post at WHO

58-year-old Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed as the deputy director general of programmes of the World Health Organisation (WHO). She will be holding the second-highest position in the global body. Currently, More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Satya Nandella says Cyberspace needs better laws, and more trustworthy companies

 Satya Nadella who is The CEO of Microsoft, acknowledging that users of technology dererve better privacy and data security is a step in the right direction in the realm of cyber security. The thorny matters of More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Ratan Tata Says Modi Will Deliver a New India

A family patriarch of the $100 billion Tata empire,  Ratan Naval Tata, has lavished praise on prime minister Narendra Modi, underscoring that his leadership is what the country needsat this point in time and More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Ram Rahim Singh conviction is a warning for Sikhs to shun capitalism in faith

Harmeet Shah Singh Many of our gilded historical gurdwaras have dedicated tourist chambers. Foreigners walk into them, take advice on dos and don’ts before they step into the sacred compounds with guides.But More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Who is afraid of Gauri Lankesh?

Johnson TA , Amrita Dutta | In December 2016, journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh fished out an old speech, one she had made in 2012 after the Bajrang Dal attacked a group of girls and boys celebrating a birthday More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Friday, September 8th, 2017

From silence to speech : Those who want to silence dissent are trying to force people into making the reverse journey

Shashi Deshpande To hear the news of Gauri Lankesh’s death was like watching the replay of a movie I had seen before. Men came on a motorbike, shot her and then vanished. No one saw them. M.M. Kalburgi’s murder More...

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