Structure of diplomatic revolution

April 21, 2019 01:05 am

NEW YORK – It has been nearly 60 years since the philosopher and historian Thomas Kuhn wrote his influential book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Kuhn’s thesis was simple but heretical: Breakthroughs in science occur not through the gradual accumulation of small changes to existing thinking, but rather from the sudden emergence of radical ideas that cause existing models to be replaced with something fundamentally different.

JORDAN, July 22: Provocations by Israeli settlers in occupied Palestine happened days after Israel approved the nationality bill, which reiterates Jewish supremacy.

JERUSALEM, July 19: Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.

IRELAND, July 12: Ireland becomes the first country to ban trade with Israel's illegal settlements. Ireland is on its way to becoming the first country to prohibit "the import and sales of goods, services and natural resources originating in illegal settlements in occupied territories."

TEL AVIV, July 12: In 1948, just prior to the foundation of Israel, six Polish Christians were executed without trial in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by the fledgling country's Jewish army, the Haganah. An investigative analysis on the killings - dubbed the Riftin Report - was compiled for future Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, but has never been made public until now.

GAZA, July 11: This is the second attempt to go out of the blockade since Palestinians started to hold regular demonstrations along the security fence that is located between Israel and The Gaza, on March 30. The first fleet had tried to set out from The Gaza on May 29.

The ambassador of Israel to Nepal, Benny Omer visited Kanjirowa National Secondary School on Sunday. He was invited as the Chief Guest of an interaction program organized on the occasion of Kanjirowa National Secondary School’s 20th-anniversary celebration.

GAZA, June 9: A Palestinian was on life support in a Gaza hospital on Friday, June 8 after being struck in the face by a tear-gas canister fired by an Israeli soldier.

With a North Country native at its core, a book to be released this fall will argue that then-President Lyndon Johnson ordered the Israeli Defense Forces to attack and sink, with no survivors, the USS Liberty on June 8, 1967 in an effort to promote regime change in Egypt.

JERUSALEM, May 14:Israeli troops killed dozens of Palestinians taking part in mass protests on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem.

At least 28 Palestinians were wounded during protests along the Gaza border today amid fears of escalating violence as America moved its embassy to Jerusalem.

JERUSALEM, May 10: Iranian forces in Syria launched a rocket attack on Israeli army bases in the Golan Heights early on Thursday, Israel said, prompting one of the heaviest Israeli barrages against Syria since the conflict there began in 2011.

GAZA-ISRAEL BORDER, March 31: At least 16 Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured on Friday by Israeli security forces confronting one of the largest Palestinian demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border in recent years, Gaza medical officials said.

JERUSALEM, Feb 11: Israel’s prime minister said Sunday his country delivered “severe blows” to Iranian and Syrian forces and vowed to take further action against its adversaries following the most serious Israeli engagement in Syria since the war there erupted almost seven years ago.

JERUSALEM, Dec 11: A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem’s main bus station on Sunday, police said, and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Nov 8: An Israeli startup has sued Apple Inc, accusing the iPhone maker of copying its patented smartphone camera technology.

Israeli killed in jeep accident

October 10, 2017 04:30 am

LAMJUNG, Oct 10: An Israeli citizen was killed and 10 others were injured when a Jeep carrying tourists met with an accident at Tal Bazaar of Nasong Rural Municipality in the district.

Israeli national dies in road accident

October 9, 2017 10:13 am

BESISAHAR, Oct 9: An Israeli tourist was killed when a jeep carrying tourists met with an accident at Nasong rural municipality in Manang on Sunday evening.

AMMAN, July 24: Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said.

AMMAN, July 24: Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said.

KATHMANDU: “There are predominantly two types of movies, ones with profit in mind and ones with cultural and religious practices in mind.” It is the latter, says Krishna Malla, the CEO of Nepal Film Society, which works to bring people across borders together. Israeli movies—drama, animations, documentary and thrillers—in recent days have garnered international recognition.

If you are a film enthusiasts and love watching international movies, then get ready for 11 th Israeli Film Festival. The film festival is organized by Embassy of Israel in Nepal in association with Nepal Film Society.

US President Donald Trump’s plans for sharp cuts to corporate taxes will lead Israeli technology companies, a lynchpin of Israel’s economy, to consider shifting their domicile to the United States, industry and accountancy executives say.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Syria still has up to three tons of chemical weapons, Israeli defense officials said Wednesday in the first specific intelligence assessment of President Bashar Assad's weapons capabilities since a deadly chemical attack earlier this month.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The International Day of the Commemoration of the Victims of Holocaust will be jointly marked by the UN, the Embassy of Israel, the German Embassy and the Delegation of the European Union to Nepal amidst a function in Kathmandu on January 27.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on Saturday (today) welcomed the adoption of a Security Council resolution which states that the establishment of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 have “no legal validity,” constitute a “flagrant violation” of international law and are a “major obstacle” to a two-State solution and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace.

JERUSALEM, Nov 27: Israeli aircraft struck a machine gun-mounted vehicle inside Syria Sunday, killing four Islamic State-affiliated militants inside after they had opened fire on a military patrol on the Israeli side of the Golan Heights, the Israeli military said.

PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Nov 23:  It only takes a few seconds for an employee of one of the world's leading hacking companies to take a locked smartphone and pull the data from it.

POKHARA, Oct 23: Police team, locals and the Israeli rescuers here are continuing to search for missing Israeli tourist Amit Reichman who went missing since October 16.

JERUSALEM, July 3: Facebook is doing its share to remove abusive content from the social network, it said on Sunday in an apparent rejection of Israeli allegations that it was uncooperative in stemming messages that might spur Palestinian violence.