Daily Archives: January 22, 2009


Angioplasty via wrist may be safer

The best way of accessing and treating ailing hearts with angioplasty may be through the wrist, a US study finds. The catheterisation technique reduces risk, bleeding, cost and patient recovery time when treating blocked arteries, researchers said. Each year, about one million Americans undergo angioplasty to open blocked arteries. The […]


Cold-starting Pakistan- Ikram Sehgal

“Cold Start” is the Indian military doctrine meant to allow rapid deployment Special Forces units “to strike Pakistan within hours of any terrorist attack on Indian soil. It assumes that militants from Pakistan, and not home grown Indian radicals, are responsible for any actions”. Such a rapid response would not […]