Catalonia reinforces India’s stand on self-determination

T P Sreenivasan Thiruvananthapuram, India, October 8, 2017 India’s early experience of dealing with Pakistani aggression in Kashmir and the subsequent developments shaped India’s approach to the concept of self-determination, which is cautious, restricted and clearly defined. While we have subscribed to one of the purposes of the UN Charter as developing friendly relations among nations based on respect for…

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Negotiations should not try to settle old scores

Peter Dunne Wellington, September 28, 2017 In 1940, the notorious Labour politician John A Lee was expelled from the Labour Party after writing a sensational article, ‘Psycho-Pathology in Politics,’ a thinly veiled attack on the dying Labour Prime Minister Michael Joseph Savage. The article’s essential argument, drawing on examples from the United States, Britain and New Zealand, was that ailing…

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Unique Insurance Adviser gets Professional Award

Venkat Raman Auckland, September 21, 2017 One of the finest insurance advisors of the country has received an award of distinction for his exemplary service to businesses and communities. Anand Srinivasan, Director of Brisk Insurance, received the ‘New Insurance Adviser of the Year’ Award at the Professional Advisers Association (PAA) Excellence Awards in Auckland on August 3, 2017. The Awards…

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