Afraid to Ask for Help? Change Your Outlook to Aim High!

Leon Ho | Nod your head if you’ve ever had to ask for help at work, at home or anywhere else. Now, nod again if you’ve ever felt shy or silly when doing so. I’m sure...
Tiger Shroff

Tiger Shroff, not Ranveer Singh in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next

News Online | Mumbai, August 31, (online): After ‘Padmaavat’, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is all set to start his next project. However, unlike his last three films, this one would not be with Ranveer Singh...
Article 370

Article 370: First step of RSS & BJP campaign to destroy Indian constitution

TIC Focus l Tensions have risen in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) as  the Indian Occupation took a major decision with regard to the state's special status by revoking Article 370. Rumours about abrogation of...
Saudi

Multiple diplomatic spats raise questions about Saudi concept of sovereignty

James Dorsey | The failure of Western allies to rally around Canada in its dispute with Saudi Arabia risks luring the kingdom into a false belief that economic sanctions will shield it from, if not reverse mounting...
Arab Revolt

Another ‘Arab Revolt’?

M K Bhadrakumar l The Arab sheikhs who instigated the US-Iran standoff have heard the African proverb, ‘When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers’. But they chose to ignore it. The assumption in...
barracks

From barracks to barricades – Farid A Malik

Dr. Farid A Malik | On August 14, 1947, a new nation was born with Quaid-e-Azam as its Governor-General and Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan as the Prime Minister (PM). With almost nothing to start with...
Akshay

Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gold’ becomes first Bollywood film to release in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

News Desk | Renowned Indian actor Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gold’ has become the first Bollywood film to release in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Akshay took to Twitter to share the news saying, "The story of India's...
china

Making China Great Again

Oriental Review l France’s future emperor never saw China, but he was wise enough to understand its immense latent strength and future importance. Two centuries after making this prediction, China has proved the Corsican correct. Last...
Syria

Turkey faces Disaster in Syria

M K Bhadrakumar l The three-year old Russian-Turkish tango in Syria has been incisive, exciting and provocative, but the inability of the two partners to trust each other or surrender to the care and needs...

13 Incredibly Useful Tactics to Help You to Stick to Your Family Budget

Chris Brantner | Are you having trouble sticking to a family budget? You aren’t alone. Budgeting is difficult. Creating one is hard enough, but actually sticking to it is a whole other issue. Things come up....
weapon handling

India needs to train its troops in weapon handling before waging wars

News Review | Indian Air Force (IAF) Air vice Chief Air Marshal SB Deo was rushed to a military hospital on Wednesday after he accidentally shot himself in the thigh, India Today reported. IAF sources told India Today the air marshal was...
corruption

Target is corruption

Dr. Farid A Malik | Shahbaz Sharif is right — we have gone back by thirty years and the era of corruption started by the third Khaki dictator is finally over. The ‘Sharif Political Monster’...
CPEC

CPEC: Pakistan’s Path to Progress

Sabah Aslam l It has been almost six years now, since CPEC was first conceived and approximately four years since the mega project became a ground reality. So far, the project has ushered long lasting...
Pakistan

Pakistan to procure two more guided-missile frigates from China

Franz-Stefan Gady | In its quest for a wartime-capable surface fleet, the Pakistan Navy has signed an agreement for two more Type 054A Jiangkai II-class guided missile frigates with Chinese shipbuilder China Shipbuilding Trading Co Ltd....
CPEC

Iran’s E-CPEC+ Could Ruin India’s Regional Vision

Andrew Korybko | India’s zero-sum plans of using its reinvigorated strategic partnership with Russia to “balance” China in the region of “Greater South Asia” are at risk of being ruined if Iran goes through with its recently...
proxies

India’s ethno-terror proxies : From East Pakistan to CPEC

TIC Analysis | 16 December 2018 marked the 47th year since the fall of Dhaka to the Indian Army in the war of 1971. The war which started with the backing of terrorist elements known...
Peace

Diplomacy: The only solution to end Afghan war

News Desk | Pak-Afghan relations will experience a new era of endurance as both the states have agreed upon bilateral agreement i.e. Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS). Certainly this can be viewed...
agriculture

Agriculture development

Dr. Farid A Malik | My great friend Tariq Bucha (Late), was President Farmer’s Association of Pakistan and also headed the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee (ARDC) of PTI together with Dr. Muhammad Shafique the...
Persian Gulf

Provocations: A Pretext To Pursue Persian Gulf Patrolling

Dr. Najam Abbas l The Persian Gulf has emerged as a major point of contention between different powers specifically the USA and Iran. Relations began to deteriorate since the Trump Administration pulled out of the...
Motivated

How to Get Motivated and Be Happy Every Day When You Wake Up

It’s Monday morning. The alarm rings. What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you open your eyes? “I really don’t want to go to work today”, “I have such a long day ahead,...
Production Orders

Production Orders: Parliamentarians License To Violate Law?

Saad Rasool | The entire edifice of a constitutional parliamentary democracy rests on the premise that the parliament shall function as a conduit to translate the ‘will of the people’ into an enforceable legislative paradigm;...
military

Russia to train Pakistani military officers after the U.S. cuts the funds

News Analysis | A few days back, it was reported that U.S military institutions are finding it hard to keep the reserved 66 slots for the Pakistani military officers after Donald Trump announced the budget...
billionaire

An Indian billionaire hires 12 servants for daughter at UK University

News Desk | An unnamed Indian billionaire has put an advert to hire 12 servants to look after his daughter when she will start her four-year course at St. Andrews University in Scotland this month. The...
Turkey

Real reason why Turkey is not calling for an Investigation into the chemical gas...

M. K. Bhadrakumar | In principle, one country, Turkey, is uniquely placed to ask for an independent investigation into the chemical attack in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib on April 4. Idlib borders Turkey...

Theories of IR Summary

A good read for IR students.  Click here to download Theories summary Neo-Liberalism The research agenda of neo-liberal international-ism is dominated by the debate about liberal states: how far the liberal zone of peace extends, why relations within it...

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