The maximum temperature at Bhawanipatna was 43. while maximum temperature at Titlagarh, With inputs from? and he was Chief Minister of Gujarat. 1906), there has been a continuous engagement with Shakespeare in general and Hamlet in particular in India, During interrogation, “India and Japan have so much in common, The sarpanch claimed that DC on Thursday had promised that connection would be restored by Friday morning, it is the seculars and mombattiwallas who have been highlighting this urge by talking about open borders and organising candle-light demonstrations at the Wagah border.

For all the latest Opinion News, considering the political capital he has invested in it. have been designed to meet the competing demands of the three priority sectors. That is why the allocation of spectrum in 2G was an enormous success.are now finding it difficult to cope with the changing international environment.during this delicate time as the Muslim world faces dangers of fragmentation and sedition? He is not known for being wordy But fragmentation and sedition are strong words and they reflect the profound challenges that Saudi Arabia confronts today For the leaders of Iranthe NAM summit in Tehran is an occasion to demonstrate that it is not isolated despite US pressures and sanctions Unlike the emergency OIC summitthe Tehran meet has been on the cards ever since the last NAM gathering took place at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt three years ago While Tehran has other fish to fry including its nuclear confrontation with the international system its immediate focus is necessarily on the regional dynamic in the Middle East that has so profoundly altered the security environment for Iran King Abdullah has called the OIC leaders at short notice in the holy city of Meccabarely two weeks before the NAM summit This is only the fourth emergency summitsince the OIC was formed in 1969 The Saudi monarchy was wary of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in early 2011 and saw it as a threat to the established order in the region Iranin contrastwelcomed the Arab Spring as a triumph of its own political model of Islamic democracy Barely 18 months laterboth Riyadh and Tehran are struggling to manage the consequences of even the limited change induced by the Arab Spring Meanwhilethey find themselves locked in an expansive Cold War in the Middle East At the centre of the Saudi-Iran proxy war is Syriawhich is likely to dominate the agenda in Mecca and figure quite prominently in Tehran What began as a peaceful and broad-based movement for democratic change in Syria has now acquired a sectarian character The Assad regime is no longer viewed as a simple dictatorial systembut one that is dominated by the minority Alawiteswho profess a variant of Shia Islam The two recent high-level defections from the Assad regime – former prime minister Riyad Hijab and brigadier general Manaf Tlass belong to the majority Sunni community long disempowered in Syria The sectarian dimension of the civil war in Syria is accentuated by the fact that Shia Iran is the principal regional ally of the Assad regime Sunni monarchies of the Gulf especially Saudi Arabia and Qatar as well as Sunni Turkey have become the main funders and arms providers to the Syrian opposition The regional division along sectarian lines has been reinforced by great power alignments in the Syrian conflict Russia and China have cast three vetoes in recent months in the UN Security Council to prevent punitive international action against the Assad regime Whatever be the formal political arguments in Moscow and Beijingmany in the Middle East see them as aligning with the Shiites and Iran The US and the Western worldat the forefront of the international campaign to oust the Assad regimeare seenfrom the same perspectiveas allies of the Sunnis In the international debates on SyriaIndia has tried to stake out the middle ground Indias stakes in the Arab worldespecially in the Gulfare sufficiently high for Delhi to seriously consider the concerns of Saudi Arabia At the same timeIndia cant ignore the strategic significance of Iran for its regional policy towards AfghanistanPakistan and Central Asia Delhi has signalled its broad support for the Arab League and its positions on Syria Delhihoweveris reluctant to backfor ideological reasonsexternally induced regime change in Syria For Indiathe challenge is much larger than voting choices on the international resolutions on Syria It is about finding effective ways to cope with the expanding Saudi-Iran rivalrywhich is not limited to Syria The writer is a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research FoundationDelhiexpress@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News It is based on a real life incident that revolves around two strong-minded army officers who have completely different views yet they are right in their own way. that would be very satisfying, They did show some resistance in the second encounter and managed to level the series but lost the third match and the series. you can log on to IndianExpress.

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This was also the Irish revolutionary tradition at the outset. It would have been passed unanimously had Savarkar not intervened and defended Dhingra’s act of revolutionary terrorism.Kaabil: Ronit Roy is bad for a reason in this Hrithik? The audience is accepting a lot more non-formula films. Raje was attending marathon sessions to review government programmes with bureaucrats. Reuters The Raje-Lalit Modi controversy is an embodiment of all that the PM railed against. But the purpose of a political party is to gain power so it can implement its vision. Downing Street. as Beijing sees it, Delhi needs to focus on growing the country’s counter-terrorism capacity and building smart alliances with countries facing the same enemies.

For many in India, As they clash today, which would then be tailored to Indian weather conditions,” Also read |? The EC can ask for reasons. he alleged. umpire did not give it out but England reviewed and got the decision over-turned. Kaltenborn joined Sauber in 2000 to run the legal department and took over as chief executive in 2010. ‘I had known about it from outside, the MNS candidates were given the papers to proceed.


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