SAMosa Takes

sites/default/files/1_49.jpg

SAMosa Takes

Death of a great Punjabi!

Justice Rajinder Sachar, author of the Sachar Report of 2006, dies in Delhi. For most readers this sad news may not mean much - people die and Justice Sachar was 94.

More on SAMosa Takes
SAMosa Takes

Indian Army veterans not forgotten

2018 is being celebrated by the Indian Army as the ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in the Line of Duty’ and in keeping with its glorious traditions special emphasis is laid on welfare of disabled soldiers by way of facilitating job opportunities for them, war widows and their dependents.

SAMosa Takes

Watch out for the Pashtun awakening in Pakistan!

The extra judicial killing of  27-year-old shopkeeper Naqibullah Mehsud led to something unprecedented in Pakistan. It saw the country’s Pashtun youth come out in large numbers to protest the brutality and raise their voice against years of atrocities.

SAMosa Takes

Why there is no end to violence in Buddha’s chosen land Sri Lanka?

On March 7th 2001 AFP reported an offer by the then Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga to finance a possible international operation to save the priceless Bambiyan Buddha statues threatened with destruction by the Taliban rulers in Afghanistan.

SAMosa Takes

I sing a song rooted in Lahore's Pre-Partition History

In 1945 O.P. Nayyar recorded a private song at His Master's Voice Recording Company's Studio in SHAH DIN BUILDING on the Mall, near Charing Cross. OP Nayyar became a Bollywood legendary music director but was originally from Lahore.
Tweets about SAMonitor
SAM Facebook

India is paying a price for losing its grasslands

Wiry shrubs and clumps of brown-green fill the semi-arid landscape of Kutch in western India. Many of these patches have, over the years, made way for "more productive" agricultural land. This greening of "wasteland" is, however, degrading a precious and largely ignored ecosystem -- the grasslands. And, as a result,

Read more...

IMF expects India's role in Indo-Pacific region to expand

The International Monetary Fund expects India's role in the Indo-Pacific region's development to continue to expand because of its robust growth, but it has to carry out more trade refor...

Read more...