Month: May 2013

Russian missiles have arrived in Syria

Source: TOI BEIRUT: The Syrian president has told Lebanon’s Hezbollah-owned TV station that Damascus received the first shipment of Russian air defense missiles, according to remarks released on Thursday. Bashar Assad’s comment on the arrival of the long-range S-300 air defense missiles in Syria will further ratchet up tensions in […]

Hit-Squads Coming

Source: The Conservative Papers. UPDATE: The source informed media sources hours after this story was posted that the Islamic regime ruling Iran is in preparation for a major cyber attack very soon on major U.S. facilities – to send a warning to the U.S. that the regime is capable of […]

Wasting time

Source:The Economist. ONE of India’s bigger private-sector employers can be found in Patna, the capital of Bihar, a poor, populous state in the east of the country. Narendra Kumar Singh, the boss, has three gold rings on his right hand and arms big enough to crush rocks. His firm, Frontline, […]

Halal business Consuming passions

Source: The Economist. Trends used to be set by majority-Muslim countries in the Middle East and South-East Asia. Now they come as much from the Muslim minorities in the West. Nestlé, which decades ago was one of the first Western firms to spy the potential, has since the 1980s made […]

Poll: America losing its religion

Washington (CNN) – More than three in four of Americans say religion is losing its influence in the United States, according to a new survey, the highest such percentage in more than 40 years. A nearly identical percentage says that trend bodes ill for the country. “It may be happening, […]

Dhaka: A life=Tk 1 lakh

Source: The Daily Star By SUSHMITA S PREETHA Workers of Outwear Fashions Ltd take to the streets in Sheorapara in the capital demanding better pay and longer maternity leave. They blocked Rokeya Sarani and called on garment workers of other factories to join them. The workers of other factories, however, refused. […]