The 40-year-old conflict in the country is having a devastating impact on Afghan children.
Few children would be as hapless and vulnerable as the kids in Afghanistan. The years of conflict in that country has seen hundreds of thousands of lives lost and many more injured. Now children are at the receiving end, bearing the brunt of the impact.
It is exactly a decade since President Barack Obama set the deadline to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. Even then, Obama recalled how the 2001 Bonn conference had only “provisionally” installed Hamid Karzai in Kabul. We all know how long
It is so unfortunate that the violence is increasing day by day in Afghanistan (“Afghan journalist shot dead in care ambush,” Jan. 3, Gulf Today website). Afghanistan, a battleground for the last four decades, will be a disaster for the whole region
Water is a staple part of everyone’s lives, without which a lot of people’s lives could be in jeopardy. But the floods in Europe and China have shown the damaging impact of global warming. Perhaps nowhere is this more pronounced than in Germany whose network of rivers
In the context of the pandemic affecting the world, India being amongst the worst impacted countries, the fundamentals of State-Citizen relationship in a democratic dispensation have come under the focus in terms of defining where the nation’s energies and resources
Lots of people hate Jeff Bezos because, you know, he is the richest man in the world, but I love the guy because, to begin with, I am a bibliophile and he started this incredible online bookstore where you could buy just about any work you wanted pretty darned cheap.
As scientists gather online to finalise a long-awaited update on global climate research, recent extreme weather events across the globe highlight the need for more research on how it will play out, especially locally. The list of extremes in just the last few weeks has been startling: