Articles By Palash R. Ghosh

From Politics & Policy Aug 21, 2012

Myanmar Eliminates Most Forms Of Media Censorship

The move to ease media censorship raises hopes that Thein Sein’s government will continue to make further reforms in order to put Burma on a firm path toward democracy.

From Politics & Policy Aug 20, 2012

Czech Police Thwart Breivik-Style Massacre In Ostrava

Neighbors of the man told Czech media that they believe he is mentally ill but does not appear to be an extremist.

From Travel Aug 19, 2012

Amtrak CEO Boardman Begs Congress For Billions In Funding But The Private Sector May Have To Right The Railroad

France, Germany, Spain, China and Japan, among other nations, have moved by leaps and bounds ahead of the U.S. in cutting-edge rail transportation (and in rail line profitability), while Amtrak struggles to survive on budgetary scraps from Congress. Many rail experts believe that only investments from the private sector and sovereign wealth funds can save Amtrak.

From Politics & Policy Aug 18, 2012

British Workers Lazy, UK Needs To Adopt Asian Work Ethic: Young Tory MPs

They see the economic crisis as a “wake-up call” for Britain to rediscover its tradition of hard work.

From Faith & Belief Aug 17, 2012

Iran's Ahmadinejad Again Blasts Israel As War Rhetoric Heightens

During state-sponsored protests across Tehran, Iranians shouted "Death to America, death to Israel!"

From Sports Aug 17, 2012

Michael Jordan: The Most Boring Superstar In History

He has always been disappointingly awkward, uncharismatic and uninteresting.

From Politics & Policy Aug 17, 2012

Pointing Fingers: Inmate Mails Own Digit To Justice Minister To Protest French Jail Conditions

The nation’s prison population soared to an all-time high of 67,161 this year, up from 50,000 the years ago.

From Politics & Policy Aug 17, 2012

Taliban Attack On Air Base Raises Worries Over Pakistan’s Nuclear Security

The Kamra base is believed to store some of Pakistan’s estimated 100 nuclear warheads.

From Faith & Belief Aug 17, 2012

Pakistan’s Religious Schism Again Explodes: 20 Shias Murdered By Gunmen

The gunmen checked the passengers’ travel documents, separated the Shias from the others, marched them outside and executed them at point-blank range.

From Politics & Policy Aug 16, 2012

Northeastern Migrants Seeking To Flee Bangalore Amid Rumors Of Impending Violence

R.K. Singh, India’s home secretary, tried to calm the situation by blaming the unrest on "rumor-mongering" and rejected the notion that migrants were at risk in Bangalore, India’s affluent technological hub.