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Will Iran Adhere to Its Part of a Nuclear Deal?

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Will Iran Adhere to Its Part of a Nuclear Deal?

By Dr. Behrooz Behbudi Dr. Behrooz Behbudi offers his opinion on the recent nuclear negotiations involving Iran: As on Monday in Geneva, Iran’s delegation entered talks with world powers to hammer out a lasting nuclear deal ahead of a deadline of 24 November, the commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Brigadier Mohammad Ali Jaffari declared that [...]

Islamic State Is Now a Global Player: John Cantlie

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Islamic State Is Now a Global Player: John Cantlie

By Rakesh Raman British citizen John Cantlie, who is now a hostage of the terrorist outfit ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), is featured in the new issue of its Dabiq magazine. In an article titled, “If I Were The US President Today…,” Cantlie accuses the U.S. President Barack Obama, saying: “$424 million dollars’ [...]

Weeding Out Rampal-like Fake Gurus: What India and PM Modi Should Do

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Weeding Out Rampal-like Fake Gurus: What India and PM Modi Should Do

This article is about a serious contemplation on the rampant darkness, ignorance and poverty in one of the world’s fastest growing economies that is also home to one of the largest collections of illiterate, disease-ridden or mentally bankrupt people anywhere in the world. By Sanjay Gupta The recent episode of a self-styled godman holding thousands [...]

ISIS Controls Derna in Libya; Nearing European Union

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ISIS Controls Derna in Libya; Nearing European Union

By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State (IS or ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and its affiliate terrorist groups have now taken complete control of Derna, a city on the coast of the Mediterranean, in Libya. The city has a population of 80,000 and it is near Egyptian border. Last month, ISIS had [...]

ISIS Kills American Aid Worker Peter Kassig. Video Released

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ISIS Kills American Aid Worker Peter Kassig. Video Released

By Rakesh Raman “We are heartbroken to learn that our son has lost his life as a result of his love for the Syrian people,” said the parents of a U.S. aid worker Abdul-Rahman (formerly Peter) Kassig who was beheaded by the Islamic State (IS or ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) on [...]

What Exactly Is the Islamic State’s New Currency for the Caliphate?

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What Exactly Is the Islamic State’s New Currency for the Caliphate?

By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State (or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) has decided to produce its own currency in the form of gold, silver, and copper coins to be called Islamic Dinars. While the new currency may not be initially acceptable in other parts of the world, ISIS plans to use [...]

Hold My Hand Forever. Will You?

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Hold My Hand Forever. Will You?

A national survey recently conducted by Forevermark reveals that 94 percent of Americans in a committed relationship believe that the simple act of holding hands regularly makes a relationship stronger. These recent findings have contributed to the inspiration behind #HOLDMYHANDFOREVER, a social media project celebrating the meaning of holding hands. Forevermark, the diamond brand from [...]

How to become the Prime Minister of India: 10 Simple Steps

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How to become the Prime Minister of India: 10 Simple Steps

With your qualification and expertise, it may be difficult for you to find a peon’s job in India, but you can easily hope to become the Prime Minister. By Rakesh Raman India is said to be the world’s largest democratic country with 1.25 billion people. The country’s democratic culture allows every Tom, Dick, and Harry [...]

Survey Reveals the Sexting Habits of Men and Women

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Survey Reveals the Sexting Habits of Men and Women

Adult products company Adamandeve.com released Tuesday the findings from its new survey that asked over 1,000 adults about their sexting habits. Overall, 35% of Americans admit to sexting (sending sexually explicit photographs or messages via cell phone). Interestingly, 32% of men said they sexted compared to 38% of women. “Sexting has become a part of [...]

What Is the Future of Muslims in India?

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What Is the Future of Muslims in India?

Although Narendra Modi’s BJP is an extreme political outfit that expects every person living in India to be a Hindu, Muslims have been facing varying degrees of persecution under all political parties in India. By Rakesh Raman When Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid (the largest mosque in India), will anoint his [...]

Dalai Lama Wants to Increase Human Happiness

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Dalai Lama Wants to Increase Human Happiness

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, opened the 2nd International Symposium for Contemplative Studies (ISCS) in Boston on Friday with more than 1400 academics, researchers, practitioners and graduate students present for his plenary on Science and Society. In his remarks, Dalai Lama challenged the conference-goers with the leading question, “with so many advances over the [...]

Americans Want Flights Banned from Ebola Countries

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Americans Want Flights Banned from Ebola Countries

America has started new layers of entry screening at five U.S. airports that receive over 94 percent of travelers from the Ebola-affected nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. However, 58% of Americans support banning all flights to the United States from countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak, according to a new NBC News scientific survey [...]

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