Articles by: Lirar Pulikkalakath

Vande Bharat and Samudra Setu: The Much Awaited India’s Biggest Evacuation Missions after Independence

Vande Bharat and Samudra Setu: The Much Awaited India’s Biggest Evacuation Missions after Independence

“Commenced preparations for Vande Bharat Mission. Planning underway for stranded Indian nationals to return home starting 7th May. Urge them to keep in regular touch with their Embassies”, the tweet by Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Minister of India on May 5, 2020 was the much awaited announcement of evacuation and repatriation mission to bring home stranded Indian diaspora amid the[Read More…]

by May 8, 2020 India
State Sponsored Statelessness in India in the Age of ‘Sophia’

State Sponsored Statelessness in India in the Age of ‘Sophia’

Introduction “I want to live and work with humans, so I need to express the emotions to understand humans and build trust with people,” said ‘Sophia’[i], the World’s First Robot citizen, in an exchange with moderator Andrew Ross Sorkin nearly two years ago. When countries started thinking of granting citizenship to robots and robot citizen(s) can speak of building trust[Read More…]

by January 1, 2020 India
 When the World Observes the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

 When the World Observes the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Generally, international days are to celebrate or remember special events or achievements of humanity. These occasions can give understandings about the day and educate the international community on specific issues. It can also help to invite international attention and to mobilise political will to address global issues. By creating special observances, the United Nations Organisations (UNO) promotes general awareness and[Read More…]

by November 30, 2019 Uncategorized
Strait of Hormuz, Sabotage Attack and the Sabre-Rattling

Strait of Hormuz, Sabotage Attack and the Sabre-Rattling

“The people of Iran should stand united in the face of this, and they will deliver a strong punch to the mouth of the American secretary of state and anyone who backs them” (Dehghanpisheh and Andrew 2018)). Almost one year back, Ismail Kowsari, the deputy commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Iran’s elite military force, responded strongly at[Read More…]

by May 20, 2019 World
A crowd of Kuwaiti spectators erupt in cheers bearing a message of peace during the 50/20 Celebration parade in Kuwait Feb. 26. The 50/20 Celebration honors 50 years of Kuwaiti independence and the 20 years since Operations Desert Storm.

“Youth Bulge” in the Arab World: an Asset or a Burden

Introduction The systematic analysis of human resource, especially its composition, representation, and productivity is an important aspect of the study of any country. The demographic dividend of a youth bulge can be transformed positively especially in economically weak countries by enhancing educational and employment opportunities. These countries can take advantage of their physical strength to intellectual potential. But without due[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 World