Articles by Palash Ghosh
- Why On Earth Does Rev. Al Sharpton Have His Own Show On MSNBC?
November 14 2013 6:37 AM
Even in the degraded world of contemporary broadcast journalism, Sharpton represents an outrageous new low in standards.
- Philippines Super Typhoon - Only The Beginning Of Far Worse Natural Catastrophes
November 13 2013 12:59 PM
The Philippines’ location and topography make it particularly vulnerable to the changes triggered by global warming.
- Typhoon Aftermath: Philippines’ Gun Culture Highlights Fear Of Looting And Violence
November 13 2013 11:07 AM
The Philippines, whose gun culture dates back centuries, had 1.2 million registered firearms as of last year, and an estimated 600,000 unlicensed weapons.
- India’s Top Cop Ranjit Sinha Suggests Women Should ‘Enjoy’ Rape
November 13 2013 10:36 AM
The director of India’s top investigation agency says he made an "inadvertent” analogy while discussing his views on gambling and betting.
- Stanley Kubrick's Irish Odyssey: Why The IRA Forced The Director Off The Emerald Isle
November 13 2013 6:07 AM
The IRA placed the director’s name and his family on a “hit list” because he was making a film depicting English soldiers on Irish soil.
- In Greenpoint, Brooklyn, A Restaurant Where Silence Is Golden
November 12 2013 12:29 PM
In an age of constant noise from televisions, radios, traffic and obnoxious people, this place offers a weekly respite.
- Why Is Spain’s National Football Team Playing Friendly In Corrupt, Impoverished Equatorial Guinea?
November 12 2013 11:32 AM
Obiang, who seized power in a military coup in 1979, ranks as one of the world’s longest serving rulers.
- Sweden’s Happy Problem: Prisons Close For Lack Of Inmates
November 12 2013 10:23 AM
The number of prisoners in Swedish jails dropped by 6 percent in 2011 and again in 2012.
- The Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin Saga: Who’s Right, Who’s Wrong? Who’s Black, Who’s White?
November 11 2013 2:42 PM
It turns out that Incognito is a popular player in the Miami locker room and that he and Martin were good friends.
- Where Is Shaukat Aziz? Arrest Warrant Issued For Former Pakistan PM
November 11 2013 12:40 PM
Shaukat served as both Prime Minister and finance minister of Pakistan.
- Malala Yousafzai: Backlash Escalates As Private Schools In Pakistan Ban Her Book
November 11 2013 11:30 AM
Some education officials in Pakistan believe Malala is spreading propaganda against Islam.
- Can 3 Billion Euros Help Save Drug And Crime Infested Marseille?
November 11 2013 10:22 AM
In 2012, fully one-third of all homicides recorded in France took place in Marseille.
- Philippine Typhoon Haiyan Not ‘Worst Storm Ever’; Bangladesh Cyclone Killed Half Million People In 1970
November 11 2013 9:38 AM
In terms of loss of life, a cyclone that occurred 2,000 miles west of the Philippines some 40 years ago was far worse.
- VIT: A Case Of Blatant Gender Discrimination At A Top Indian Engineering School
November 09 2013 11:49 AM
Two women dared to question VIT's discriminatory polices.
- Ghana Fires Official For Admitting She's In It For The Money
November 08 2013 10:35 AM
Vicky Hammah was fired as a deputy minister over comments that were secretrly recorded.
- Former Belgian King Barely Making Ends Meet On $1.2M A Year
November 07 2013 3:07 PM
Ex-King Albert's demands are outraging Belgians, who are facing harsh austerity measures.
- The Man Who Ordered The Shooting Of Malala Yousafzai
November 07 2013 10:50 AM
Fazlullah’s election will probably make it more difficult for the Pakistani government to enter into negotiations for a peace deal with TTP.
- Another Victim Of Global Warming: Pakistan’s Glaciers Will Melt By 2035
November 07 2013 6:20 AM
Diminishing glaciers could spell doom for the production of food in the country.
- Why Hindus In India Venerate Mother Mary, The Blessed Virgin Of Roman Catholicism
November 07 2013 6:19 AM
Eighty percent of pilgrims who formally honor Mother Mary at shrines in India come from non-Catholic backgrounds.
- Dhananjay Singh, Indian MP And Wife Arrested For Torture Murder Of Domestic Servant
November 06 2013 6:10 PM
Jagriti and Dhananjay frequently beat and abused their help, often over the most trivial matters.