Category Archives: Insight


American Apparel back with “Unisexy” wear

In the last quarter of 2012, American Apparel lost a whopping $11.2 million (more than double its actual net income). Even before this, critics had all but written the company off…


Girls should learn martial arts for self-defense: Chief Minister of India

India’s Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar, has strongly condemned the gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student, which sparked protests cross the nation state. Kumar also suggested that India needed to…


20-acre Hindu temple opens in California

The “BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir” temple and cultural center, located in a 20-acres site in Chino Hills, California, will be inaugurated on December 23. The four-day festivities of Grand Opening…


Hindus ask for “Ramanujan International Math Museum and Library”

Hindus urge launching of a “Ramanujan International Mathematics Museum & Library” in the mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan’s birthtown of Erode (Tamil Nadu, India) to mark his 125th birth anniversary which…


Myanmar to grant Rohingya Muslims citizenship?

According to an AP report, the government of Myanmar (Burma) is currently working to grant citizenship to the Rohingya Muslim minority. “A team of Associated Press journalists that traveled recently…


TAPI Pipeline: Despite Security Issues, Bangladesh Expresses Interest

Bangladesh said last week that it is keen to join the TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) gas pipeline project. The pipeline is already projected to cover nearly 1,700 km, and would need to…


Russia to create Eurasian Union

Closer cooperation between Moscow, Minsk and Astana will mean that a supranational parliament, the Eurasian Assembly, will be established says Armen Oganesyan, editor-in-chief of the Russian policy magazine Mezhdunarodnaya Zhizn….


French spiritual author Rene Guenon translated into Farsi

In recent decades the writings of French metaphysician Rene Guenon (1886-1951) have been quietly gaining more adherents in the Middle East, Asia and the Balkans. Guenon is one of the…


European Union equates religions with communism

For Karl Marx, religion was “the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. [And] the opium of the people.” For…