Do not adjust your sets: An alternative view…

Set up 10 years ago by the Emir of Qatar, Al Jazeera has grown to become an influential antidote to the Western bias of the global media. Today it launches an English-language channel.Guy Adams reports,…

Al Jazeera English goes live

Al Jazeera English, the new international news channel from the Qatar-based television network, has begun broadcasting from its main studios in Doha. The opening broadcast, which was expected to be available in 80 million households around…

Colonial mindsets of Indian Police must go

DNAIndia.COM , November 15, 2006 India’s police personnel are not the most highly evolved law-enforcement force in the world. They enjoy a reputation for riding roughshod over the common man,especially the poor and the powerless.…

Khadim case: FBI official deposes

15 Nov, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORK KOLKATA: Kathy L Stearman on Tuesday became the first senior Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) official to testify in an Indian court.The 45-year-old US official's testimony was crucial to…

Sidhu scolds party colleague

15 Nov, 2006 PTI AMRITSAR: BJP MP from Amritsar Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday allegedly hurled abuses at a party colleague after the latter reportedly passed some unwarranted remarks on him.Cricketer-turned-politician Sidhu reportedly gave a…