N S Venkataraman

N S Venkataraman

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Has Europe already lost the war against Islamic extremists?

Islamic extremism is now a strongly emerging force that seeks to convert the entire world to become followers of Islam. In other words, unlike the past pattern adopted by Europe and communist…

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Prayer for the Covid-19 free Year 2021

Now, the uppermost question is as to what is in store for the world in 2021.  While everyone wishes that science should defeat COVID 19 virus, everyone is keeping the fingers crossed and with…

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RCEP: China’s strategy to browbeat the world

China very well knows and probably several countries also know that China is vulnerable to trade pressure, as it’s economy is very largely dependent on exploiting the global market.  

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PM Modi's handling of coronavirus crisis in India needs to be recognised

The essence of Modi government's management of the crisis is that Modi has been continuously communicating with the people by addressing the nation at regular intervals

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Will Senkaku Island dispute lead to China-Japan war?

Japan would certainly like to avoid friction with China but there needs to be reciprocity from China in this approach

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The Quad should accord recognition to Taiwan

While China has made spectacular progress in industrial and economic growth and military power, this 'progress' has only caused alarm in many countries who are concerned about the aggressive…

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US Presidential Debate: A listless affair

There was much cross-talk and interruptions by both the candidates which reduced the presidential debate to an acrimonious TV debate. Should those aspiring to become US President reflect such…

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Name calling during presidential election campaign in USA

Both the Presidential candidates are responsible for this situation and they themselves not only contribute to the hate campaign but also have not prevented the party followers in descending to…

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Credit where it is due: Trump deserves praise for West Asia peace deal

Four Arab countries namely Egypt, Jordan, UAE and Bahrain now recognise Israel as a sovereign country. Reports say that Saudi Arabia may also opt for friendly relations with Israel

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Sri Lankan electorate gives benefit of doubt to Rajapaksas

While Rajapaksas’ have gained an overwhelming majority, this does not really mean that majority of the people are entirely satisfied with the style of governance of Rajapaksas’ during the last few…

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Expansionist greed of Chinese government: A pain in the neck for the world

China’s expansionist greed is being implemented with a definite game plan. It is making no effort to conceal it. 

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Why 'Black Lives Matter' would be non-issue after US presidential election

If the white policeman has murdered a black man ,the fact is that there have been a number of occasions when the blacks have also murdered the whites. Then, why no movement was started under the…

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Salary hike for bank staff: An anti-climax in times of coronavirus

People in India now hear everyday about closure of number of medium and small scale industrial and commercial units and private companies reducing the salary of employees steeply and millions of…

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Opportunity for Sri Lankan Tamils to revisit their priorities

With election fever now gripping Sri Lanka, political parties and politicians are placing themselves in the forefront, with COVID-19 crisis being relegated to the background

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Honour Dalai Lama on his 85th birth anniversary

Now, the Dalai Lama has completed 85 years of life, of which around 60 years have been spent in India.

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