Bajinder Pal Singh

OPEN TO OPINION

He is a journalist based in Thailand, who specialises in south and southeast Asia. His interests include science, environment and education, and their interface with media.

HUMOUR

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POLITICS

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VOICES

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Why Ram Mohammad Singh Azad, and not Taimur, is the best Indian name

Shaheed Udham Singh identified himself with both Ram and Prophet Muhammad, while using Singh for his own faith.

POLITICS

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SPORTS

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Dipa, Usha, Milkha: Is India in love with the 4th place at Olympics?

For three generations now, our sports icons have been those who missed the medal by a whisker.

POLITICS

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Why is Manmohan's Sri Sri connection important for White House?

Sri Srinivasan may become the first Asian American to be nominated to US Supreme Court following the vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia's death.

VARIETY

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Why it's hard to believe a meteorite killed Tamil Nadu man

Most science journals have not reported any human death caused by a rarest of rare celestial occurrence.

POLITICS

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Francois Hollande's visit to Chandigarh's Rock Garden will evoke memories of India's Partition

Born in present-day Pakistan, Nek Chand fashioned the recycled dreamland to what he knew about Punjabi culture and his traditions.

SCI-TECH

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Sundar Pichai is from IIT, routine or surprising?

The premier institute is not the only benchmark of Indian success stories.

POLITICS

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Why Indian submission at Paris Climate Change Conference is unique

Our 38-page Intended Nationally Determined Contribution stands out among the 145 documents submitted so far.