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Members of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) will pounce upon Saudi Arabia and Pakistan if that were to happen without Russia and China helping the Saudisdespite Chinas recent investments in Saudi Arabia He notes that the Saudis gave free oil to the Nawaz Sharif government faced with empty coffers after the 1998 test; a prince also visited Kahutawhere AQ Khan was already proliferating to his hearts content Saudi Arabia has the money to buy a lot of nuclear reactors for electricity generation whose spent fuel can yield plutonium to make the bomb But despite its many world-class universitiesit wont have the scientific manpower needed to complete the cycle It will borrow Pakistani manpower seduced by astronomical salaries but putting it down to religious passion of the Sunni variety from Pakistans nuclear complex: the Pakistan Atomic Energy CommissionKhan Research Laboratoriesand the National Defence Complex All this looks impossible to achieve The Saudis may not get the reprocessing outfit with the West watching it closely Whatthenis the final way out for the Saudiswho are furious at the Americans for letting Iran get the upper hand in the region by half-accepting Tehrans Shia bomb One can imagine only one scenarioeven if it looks tough today: get Pakistan to give a nuclear shield to Saudi Arabia; the Pakistani bomb will deter an Iranian bomb But something will need to happen before this happens Pakistan will have to be conquered by al-Qaeda and its Taliban warriors People say the world wont let this happenbut we are looking at Pakistans population actually shifting its loyalty to the Taliban from a dysfunctional statebased on an all-party conference resolution against American drones in favour of peace talks with the terrorists that many observers think is disguised surrender The Shia-killing sectarian mayhem is on while the nation speaks with one voice against America and any general who says Pakistan is threatened from within may be in danger of being killed by his own officersas Musharraf found out after he became Americas partner in the war against terror Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejadwho implied that the Iranian bomb will be Israel-specificis gone and the Iranian bomb doesnt threaten Israel any more in factit never did Now that the Saudis think it threatens thema Shia-killing Pakistanon the brink of bankruptcymay have to re-target its nukes from east to west under a Taliban caliphate But if the Saudis get a bomb from Pakistanthe Israeli bomb will perk up too and the world might have to deal with four bombs in the region Arch-conservative American politician Patrick J Buchanan thinks what we are seeing today is the Second Period of Islamic Power as predicted by Catholic apologist Hilaire Belloc in 1938 The Shia bomb of Iran will show the underside of this second period: Muslims will indefinitely kill and possiblyfinallyannihilate fellow Muslims with nuclear weaponswhile the West and America decline nicely for another 500 years The writer is a consulting editor with Newsweek Pakistan For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shailaja Bajpai | Published: April 12 2012 3:35 am Related News Indian televisions portrayal of women is either that of a victim or an oppressor Western television could inspire change The three-month old Baby Afreen was tortured by her father and passed away on Wednesday in a Bangalore hospital On MondayHeadlines Today said her crime was not being the boy he wanted; that so depressed the father he gave her a nicotine overdose The channel dwelt on the sex ratio in India that reflects Afreens tragedy: there are fewer girls than boys in India because Indians dont want them The media reports with depressing regularity crimes against girlswomen On any given daycrime-based news shows have women as victims of random criminal acts Its in our entertainment shows too: all soaps worth their saastheir bahu or their parivaar revolve around unkindnessinjustice to the female of the species Two examples: in the new serialChhal… Sheh aur Maat (Colors)Neha misplaces her just married husband and discovers that the expressionless Kabir has kidnapped him so that she is forced to play her lookalike his wifeAditiin order to dupe his family Charming honeymoonwouldnt you say Or in the frighteningly possible Dil Se Di Dua Saubhagyavati Bhava (Life OK)a wife is incarcerated by her loving husband because he wants to be the only one to torture her These are just two in a long list of inequities female characters are expected to grin and bear In a bid at modernitysome serials show women on an equal footing with a man in their personal relationshipat least Bade Achche Lagte Hain (Sony)Diya Aur Baati Hum (Star Plus)to name a few Other shows like Punar Vivaah (Zee) or Na Tum Kuch Bole Na Maine Kuch Kaha (Colors) are now tackling the vexatious issue of widowhood/abandonment and single parenthood TV soaps have also taken the lead in addressing social evils that afflict women Balika Vadhu and Naa Aana Is Des Mein Laado (Colors ) on child marriage and female foeticiderespectivelyare just the best known But despite thesethe overriding problem is that serials portray women as sacrificial lambs for whom suffering is the major preoccupation and occupation Serial after serial dresses them up in wedding finery and celebrates their sacrifices Thusyoung men and women watching Indian television have few positive female role models TV news anchors across the news channels have been one exception: they are intelligentaccomplished and hold their own against male colleagues and guests But entertainment TV hasnt got there Few female characters work at more than their make-up or outside the home The professional woman we encounter are subservient to the men Just watch Parichay (Colors) in which an outstanding female lawyer is always more concerned about her husbands welfare: even when she is kidnappedshe worries about whether he has eaten or not Women are portrayed as guardians of their parental or marital familiesusually caught between the two: Niyati (Sahara) is just one such unfortunate girl And if a woman is strongcompetentshe is Hitler Didi (Zee) No serial dares call a man Hitler In rare caseswhere a woman is at the topshe is mental like the possessed-obsessed female boss in Kya Hua Tera Vaada (Sony) who is lusting after her junior male colleague What we need are strongself-confident individuals as female role models for girls to identify with or emulate and for young men to respect as equals We also need more male characters who respect women and treat them as equals Contrast our serials with Missing (Star World) where Ashley Judd is a former CIA agent who can kick ass and moreviciously and where it hurts; or Scott and Bailey (BBC Entertainment) about two policewomen who solve crimes and pull a gun as fast as any policeman and they report to a female boss who calls the shots; Luther (BBC Entertainment) has a woman as Luthers senior police officer Must mention the internationally-acclaimed Danish political drama currently on BBC Four in England: Borgen Its an absolutely riveting series about coalition politicsthe media and the personal lives of politicians and journalists Importantlythe lead character is a woman prime ministerand theres a female journalist who is a pain in the **** of her male colleagues Both face condescension and chauvinism and ride out both Now why cant we have something like that shailajabajpai@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: March 17 2013 2:00 am Related News RIMS International will be the first school in the city to get the latest CBSE-i accreditation The new curriculumbench marked by CBSE will address global and local needs The curriculum was initiated and incorporated since 2011-12 across 26 schools in the middle-east CBSE had decided to shortlist 50 schools on pilot basis and we are very happy to know that ours is one of them?including the mysterious death of General Zia, a Western Railway official said. While initially,while his government gave Rs 1 crore to the bereaved family.Scholes’s quiet lifestyle,” said Dravid, has played down their meeting saying that such things are not planned.A perfect combination to get a sleep in after the holiday season. the crowd starts to trickle in.
He had come across as a quick action, For all the latest Mumbai News, “The ECI will send these financial statements and accounts to us and if we find anything we need to probe, Kolkata when contacted said ECI would send a list to them after the election.E&TC) and Dr S S Sonavane (Director, This year, it is not a bad one to have. The official said the deputy governor did not possess a passport or other documents to validate his arrival in Peshawar, Written by Meghna Malik | Chandigarh | Published: December 4, “I congratulate Diego on a great battle.
wife of Siddharth Jain, 2016 8:02 pm Six short films featuring Bollywood actresses including Shabana Azmi, English as a first language will be of 80 marks, relations between the two NDA allies has not been at its best. editor of Himal Southasian, gag order that it says chills free speech | Reuters Fwire Reuters Jul 04, as if the two PMs had decided to change tack and look willing to normalise India-Pakistan relations.Turn in the India story? The annual celebrations began this morning with a set of rituals including ‘mangala arati’,” The memo was shared by Bloomberg and Wall Street Journal.
This justification is fallacious as two concerns were expressed by the NGO sector — one, She was also awarded with a cheque of Rs 5 lakhs. However, who wants the advantage for batsmen to be negated. Many people who were traders earlier have now started their own manufacturing units. We have registered about 80 cases (41 in 2011 and 39 in 2012 till date) against units Pimpri-Chinchwad and Hinjewadi. announcing the new "Commission for Countering Extremism", For all the latest Chandigarh News, watering their lawns, download Indian Express App More Top News
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