INDO-PAK DIALOGUE: New trade talks stutter over conditions; hostilities

A new round of talks on commerce and security between South Asian neighbours and bitter enemies India and Pakistan, designed to facilitate links and friendship has ground to a halt over tensions during the high-level government meetings, the Voice of America reported yesterday. In Pakistan‘s capital Islamabad, the Pakistani delegation called off the talks after the two sides began ‘trading barbs’ over the meeting’s agenda, VOA reports. The national security advisors of both countries were due to meet in India‘s capital New Delhi¬†today and tomorrow, but the reluctance of the two nations to step away from their pre-conditions for the … Continue reading INDO-PAK DIALOGUE: New trade talks stutter over conditions; hostilities

LIGHT IN THE WORLD AWARD: Nomination from Patty

This 13th of March 2014, our good friend Patty of the ‘Petite Magique‘ blog shone a light of kindness and joy on your favourite news and views blog. She has nominated the Half-Eaten Mind for the impressive ‘Light in the World Award‘ (LITWA) as part of an ‘awesome awards’ giveaway. The LITWA was invented in 2012 by Barbara Matteo, a fellow blogger who publishes posts about women’s creativity, spirituality and issues affecting the female gender on the blog ‘idealisticrebel‘. The blog award’s full title is in fact Being a Light in the World Award. Barbara created the LITWA to celebrate … Continue reading LIGHT IN THE WORLD AWARD: Nomination from Patty