Israel helped India in 1971 war, says book

Israel helped India in 1971 war, says book

India may not have had diplomatic ties with Israel but New Delhi quietly sought and got arms from Tel Aviv as it prepared to go to war with Pakistan in 1971, a book has revealed. The book, 1971, by scholar Srinath Raghavan offers fresh insights into the 14-day war...
Eid-ul-Adha 2013

Eid-ul-Adha 2013

Eid-ul-Adha 2013   All praise to the Almighty for blessing us with Eid-ul-Adha on Wednesday, 16 October 2013. As with everything in Islam we celebrate this joyous occasion with the remembrance and worship of Allah. Eid-ul-Adha is a time when we are made to dwell on...
Algerian kidnappers and case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

Algerian kidnappers and case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

The only thing that surprised me when I heard that the Algerian kidnappers had called for the release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui was that it hadn’t happened sooner. Don’t get me wrong, as a former hostage myself, there is no way I condone the actions of what has unfolded in...