Hat Tip To Mumbai Bloggers Getting Their Workout

Mumbai deadly attacks – Blogs feed info frenzy

BLOGGERS across Mumbai fed live updates of the action after Islamist gunmen launched waves of attacks in the heart of India’s financial capital, highlighting the emergence of citizen journalism in news coverage.

Some, including a blogger named Vinu, were furiously uploading photos of damage […]

More Terror Unfolds Mumbai – No Demands Yet

Brits and Americans being hunted for sport! Death toll mounts. More people are looking to Obama with hopeful responses. Obama’s hands are tied until January 20 next year. He is sending representatives already, but cannot say or do anything until he is sworn in. At least he is doing what […]

Iran-Pakistan-India Nexus – The New Silk Road

Iran moving into the big league Kaveh L Afrasiabi

Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad’s three-nation tour of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India and the welter of agreements and understandings reached between Tehran and these governments serve notice beyond the mere issue of energy security and Iran’s expanding role in the sub-continent’s […]

Iran, Pakistan, India and Israel – New Alliances

Animosity has been fueled by western manipulation for decades. Now that the area can stand on it’s own, they must be given a chance to walk in their own direction, nurture their own economies and deal with their own populations. If democracy is the goal, let it evolve on its own. […]

Can Pakistan Hold On To This Victory

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The winners of Pakistan’s parliamentary elections said Tuesday that they would take a new approach to fighting Islamic militants by pursuing more dialogue than military confrontation, and that they would undo the crackdown on the media and restore independence to the judiciary.

With nearly complete returns from Monday’s vote giving it […]

Growing Concern In India About Pakistan Power Shifts

India, Pak exchange lists of nuclear installations Tuesday, 01 January 2008 16:01 IST

New Delhi, Jan 1: India and Pakistan today exchanged the lists of their installations and facilities, taking forward their 17-year-old confidence building measure in the field.

The lists were simultaneously handed over here […]

Olympic Games At Risk – Tibet Confronts Angry China

“We will give our lives but not our land!”

“This is a new beginning for the Tibetan struggle against Chinese occupation,” said Kalsang Phuntsok Godrukpa, president of the congress. Thousands of Tibetans rallied in the Indian capital yesterday in the first protest of an aggressive new campaign to highlight Chinese abuses in […]

3000 Centrifuges Later – Give Bush Another Excuse, Please

Iran is running 3,000 atomic centrifuges

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday Iran had met a planned target of installing and running 3,000 atomic centrifuges used in enriching uranium, Iranian news agencies reported.

Iran had said it aimed to have that many centrifuges, which are set up in […]

Japan And India, Arc Of Freedom, A Second Eastern Empire

India-Japan reach agreement on bilateral currency swap

New Delhi, Aug. 22 (PTI): India and Japan have agreed to sign a basic bilateral agreement on currency swap, which will add to a regional network of such accords designed to provide emergency financial liquidity to either or both parties in times of […]

US Attention Deficit Focuses On Wrong Threat, Downplays Sino-Russian Empire

China’s military build-up could threaten security: US

PHNOM PENH: The region’s top US military commander on Tuesday expressed concern over China’s rapid military build-up, just days after an unprecedented display of Beijing’s firepower during war games with Russia.

“China professes to be advocating a peaceful rise”, said Admiral Timothy J Keating, […]