|Without U.S. helicopters, Afghans struggle to save wounded|
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan ? As soon as the Taliban bullet struck 24-year-old Afghan Sgt. Nazir Moradi?s leg, the men in his unit began brainstorming a way to get him off the battlefield. The roads were too dangerous for an army ambulance. The Afghan ...
Hezbollah Aids Syrian Military in a Key Battle
BEIRUT, Lebanon ? Syrian government forces backed by Lebanese fighters from the militant group Hezbollah pushed Sunday into parts of Qusayr, a strategic city long held by rebels, according to an antigovernment activist and pro-government news ...
North Korea fires short-range missiles off east coast
BEIJING ? North Korea fired three short-range missiles off its east coast Saturday, following through on months of threats to conduct a missile launch. The South Korean Defense Ministry reported that it detected two launches in the morning and ...
Rebuilding the Coastline, but at What Cost?
?Do you really want to throw good money after bad ... coastal communities have been racing against the clock to prepare for Memorial Day. Damage to the coastline was severe. In New Jersey, 94 percent of beaches and dunes were damaged ...
Ben Bernanke on robots, lasers and the Great Stagnation
Health care has improved some since I was young; indeed, life expectancy at birth in the United States has risen from 70 years in 1963 to 78 years today, although some of this improvement is probably due to better nutrition and generally higher ...
?.IN.NET? ? New Internet Address for India, Launching June 17th
The Directi Group, India?s largest supplier of domain names, has launched a new internet addressing domain ?.IN.NET?. The new privately operated, Indian focused address will offer shorter, more memorable, first choice names which are otherwise hard to find in .com, .net or .in.
Cricket betting reveals its pan-India presence
India, May 19 -- The success of the T20 domestic league appears to have led to, among many outcomes, an upsurge in cricket betting in smaller cities and towns across India. On the betting radar now are Tier 2 cities which did not earlier have a strong presence of bookie-punter network nor did they prominently figure on bookies' networks.In some towns such as Macchalipatinam (Andhra Pradesh) and ...
Three vital steps to a more secure India
No matter what cosmetic gloss (or acne ointment) is put on the recent stand-off between the Indian border police and the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), India is perceived as having come off second best in test of wiils, as the Chinese intruded across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, and camped in 'Indian territory' for 20 days. As a regional power of substance, with robust armed ...
Two Andhra ministers charged in Jagan case may quit
cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh charged in the Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's disproportionate assets case