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Story Posted on 30-06-2015


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Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra cabinet

How controversies dogging Maharashtra are a boon for Fadnavis

With three of his prominent and high profile colleagues under public scrutiny and in the Opposition's line of fire, the chief minister can relax awhile.


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N Srinivasan, IPL, BCCI, Lalit Modi

Lalit Modi row: Can we talk about corruption in cricket now?

The ex-IPL chief’s passport is not a matter of public interest. Transparency in Indian cricket certainly is.


 |  Angiography  |  4-minute read
Leap second, Time

You got one extra second today: What did you do with it?

Blink, and it will be gone. But clocking it might be a way of getting a good glimpse at ourselves.


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IIT, Ncert, IIT JEE Advanced

What no one will tell you about cracking JEE Advanced

A clear understanding of fundamental concepts is what matters.


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Festivals, Public nuisance, Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Keep your streets off my festival

A new PIL by one of Thane’s most respected doctors takes the nuisance factor of festivals off the roads. But do we want that?


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Food, Children's health, Parenting

Five things Chinese can teach Indians about parenting

No. It does not involve a 'no play-dates ever' policy for your kids.


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Dowry, Divorce, Child Marriage, Relationships

What India's old and unusual marriage customs tell us about a woman's consent

To insist on spousal rights, regardless of spousal desire, is a short-sighted and self-defeating enterprise.


 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Omega 3, Cholesterol, Fats

Eight good sources of fat for you

It is okay to eat it as long as you eat the right kind, in right amounts.


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Khap Panchayat, Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi, SelfieSarpanch

Why it's more than a photo-op for sarpanch behind #SelfieWithDaughter

Since January 2012, the Bibipur panchayat has hosted over 60 Mahila Chaupals that have witnessed an ever-increasing attendance by local village women.

Dhoni-Mustafizur collision, MS Dhoni, India vs Bangladesh

Why is Bangladesh ridiculing Indian cricketers?

The image appeared as an ad in a newspaper mocking India's series defeat by showing a picture of the players with their heads half-shaved.