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USA - Vulnerable position post-Cold War!

After the fall and disintegration of the USSR, world had infact become unipolar with United States influencing and at times dominating many nations of the world on their foreign, defence and economic policies. But this influence of the USA is waning of late and the all-powerful USA is facing not only challenges but is also losing few of its trusted friends.   Russia has been the old-foe of the United

Missed picks from News across Asia for the week

Chemical attack by ISIS on US troops in Iraq Baghdad : The ISIS has fired a rocket that has landed at the ‘Qayyarah Airbase’ in Iraq. That this could have been a chemical attack, is a distinct possibility and if confirmed, would prove to be the first chemical attack on the US troops. Moreover, the likelihood of the conflict against the IS in Iraq becoming more expansive also must be

दैनिक प्रत्यक्ष

‘दैनिक प्रत्यक्ष’ चे कार्यकारी संपादक डॉक्टर अनिरुद्ध धैर्यधर जोशी लिखित ‘तुलसीपत्र’ ह्या अग्रलेखांच्या मालिकेतिल पुढील अग्रलेख सुरु होत आहेत. हे अग्रलेख पूर्वीप्रमाणेच मंगळवार, गुरुवार आणि रविवारच्या अंकात प्रकाशित होतील.   सर्वप्रथम “तुलसीपत्र क्रं. ९९७ ते तुलसीपत्र क्रं. १२५१” ह्यातील कथाभागाचा सारांश तीन भागांमधे रविवार दि. २ ऑक्टोबर २०१६ , मंगळवार दि. ४ ऑक्टोबर २०१६ व गुरुवार दि. ६ ऑक्टोबर २०१६ रोजी प्रकाशित होइल.     त्यानंतर उर्वरित कथेची सुरुवात रविवार दिं.

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Russia and Saudi Arabia agree on stabilizing oil prices, indications of oil price hike Hangzhou : Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed that joint efforts should be made to stabilize the oil market by controlling the oil prices, which are experiencing a fall for two consecutive years. It was informed that the two countries signed an agreement in this regards on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in China. As

South China Sea issue deepens, Pakistan's condition worsens, Afghanistan's threats over Central Asia and other news

China & Vietnam to resolve their differences over the South China Sea through bilateral talks Beijing : “China and Vietnam should resolve their dispute over the South China Sea through discussions,” appealed Xi Jinping, the Chinese President after his meeting with Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the Vietnamese Prime Minister. Nguyen in turn stated that his government in power since July, would have China on its list of priorities in its foreign

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Russia objects to Turkey military actions in Syria Moscow/ Ankara : Russia has accused Turkey of invading Syria and violating the sovereignty of Syria by its military actions. Also the Russian Foreign Ministry has expressed concern that the situation in Syria could grow serious due to the military actions of Turkey. While the President of Turkey, Recep Erdogan has demanded the US to allow Turkey to join the war against

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Less than a year back in the month of November 2015 the world witnessed an event which was going to be a face changer for it. It was on 24th November 2015 that Turkey’s F-16 combat aircraft shot down a Russian SU-24 fighter jet near the Russia-Turkey border. This even resulted in the bilateral relations of Turkey and Russia going through a complete 180-degree change in a snap. Historically Turkey and

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More funds to be provided to banks to relieve them from bad loans New Delhi: The rise in number of bad loans is causing a nuisance for the banking sector in India. The maximum number of bad loans are from Government banks. The government is trying to provide funds to these banks and free them from the clutches of debts. However Raghuram Rajan, Ex-Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

Global News from North Korea, Austria & Japan

North Korea warns of nuclear strikes for 3rd time in a month Seoul : North Korea threatened that if war games between US and South Korea puts it sovereignty in danger, then both the countries will be turned into a heap of ashes through a nuclear attack by North Korea. This is the third time in a month North Korea has warned of a nuclear strike. Still the military exercise

News about Pakistan's atrocities in Balochistan, its incitement for J&K riots and its fears in Afghanistan

Baloch activists protest outside Chinese Embassy in London Baloch residents from Leipzig, Germany had earlier drawn attention of the international fraternity towards the atrocities of Pakistan in Balochistan by the means of several protests. Barely a few hours after this, Baloch activists in London carried out similar protests in front of the Chinese embassy there. Several protesters even demanded separation of ‘Sindu Desh’ from Pakistan. Baloch leaders raised slogans against

News from USA on Karachi riots, Arms race with China & Donald Trump

All illegal immigrants coming to the US would be tracked: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump Washington: All the immigrants and refugees currently residing in the USA will be tracked and those with criminal background will be immediately deported, said the US Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump. He reiterated the stance to build a ‘Wall’ at the US- Mexican border. Donald Trump, the Republican Party candidate for the US Presidential elections has

The Golden Train’s Tunnel - PART 5

In the year 2013, media was abuzz with discussions about this train. Finally, Pope Francis instructed to investigate whether there was any relation between the Nazi’s gold and the Vatican City. Therefore, once the golden train is found, a huge chaos is expected as to who is the true heir to this gold. It goes without saying that a small country like Poland cannot manage this much amount of gold. The Russians are already

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A rule was laid down by the Poland government which stated that the digging shouldn’t be more than 10 metres deep. Instead of digging this deep, it was recommended by the government to use the Radar technology to collect the information underneath the ground. This is why, the pair, Richter-Koper stated that it wasn’t possible to reach out to the train in the tunnel without digging deep inside the ground.

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Later, Slowikowski’s dog was poisoned to death. His front door was broken. He faced attacks which seemed like those portrayed in Hollywood movies. These attacks still continue to happen. Even today, some people feel that Slowikowski shouldn’t search for the train or the tunnel. But even after so many years, no one knows who these people are. It isn’t only Slowikowski who receives such threats. There were many people who

The Golden Train’s Tunnel - PART 2

The Nazi soldiers were all set in a tunnel on the rail track in a forest in Walbrzych. Arrangements were done to accommodate the entire train in the tunnel. Hence, nobody would have had the faintest idea where the train actually was hidden. But, a family that lived at a stone’s throw from this spot witnessed the preparations. This family consisted of a father and his two children. Their home