Articles by Palash Ghosh
- 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.
- Murder Uncovers Ugly Racist Attitudes Of Indians Toward Blacks
November 06 2013 2:12 PM
That attack represented the culmination of long tensions between local Indians and a small Nigerian community.
- The End Of 500 Years Of Shipbuilding In Portsmouth
November 06 2013 11:41 AM
Mike Hancock, an independent MP for Portsmouth South, eulogized the sweeping away of a tradition.
- Ruby Dhalla: An Indo-Canadian Doctor Speaks On Politics, Race And Immigration
November 06 2013 6:23 AM
Ruby Dhalla speaks about a number of topics, including Canadian politics, immigration and her future plans
- High-Tech vs. Low-Tech: As India Launches Rocket To Mars, Gandhi’s Spinning Wheel Goes To Auction
November 05 2013 12:56 PM
Some question the priorities of a nation sending a toy into outer space when some 400 million people in the country live in poverty.
- ‘Sweetie’: Computer-Generated Asian Girl Lures Hundreds Of Child Sex Predators Online
November 05 2013 10:53 AM
At any given moment, some 750,000 child sex predators are online around the globe.