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Story Posted on 28-07-2015


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Gurdaspur Attack, Terrorism, Pakistan

Why did Pakistan choose to strike in Punjab?

With security tightened up along LoC, the riverine neighbourhood along river Ravi has become ideal site to allow terrorists crossing over.


 |  Angiography  |  5-minute read
Dutee Chand, Sexism in sports

How long will sportswomen have to keep proving their sexuality?

Though Dutee Chand, Odisha sprinter with hyperandrogenism, has won right to compete in world events, prejudices won't melt away.


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Maithripala Sirisena, Mahinda Rajapaksa

Why Rajapaksa as Sri Lankan PM is bad for India

Will the former president's return mean having Chinese naval presence within hair's breadth?


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Death penalty, Yakub Memon, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Sangh Parivar

Kalam was no great man: Don't let news of death confuse you

The former president rose through the ranks of the Indian scientific establishment with his firm backing for hawkish causes.


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Amazon india couture week, Amazon India Fashion Week, Karan Johar

Five things we don’t want to see at couture week

It’s like our designers are running out of colour inspiration and fast.


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Gujarat education, Public private partnership, Digital technology

How digitisation is helping education in Gujarat scale new heights

With the introduction of the RTE, the government's role in the teaching process will gradually decrease with private schools assuming a bigger responsibility.


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Transgender, Gender, Sex

What sex and gender really mean

From cisgender to transgender, the terminology associated with identity can be confusing. Here's a look at some of the most common terms defined.


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Punjab Terror Attack, Gurdaspur Attack

How two Gurdaspur bravehearts foiled worst terror attack on Punjab

Nanak Chand and Ashwani Saini saved nearly 350 lives with their presence of mind.


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Terrorism, Pakistan, Gurdaspur Attack

How Punjab averted an India-Pakistan conflict

The state's model of heightened public awareness and investment in specialised police units shows how others can overcome terrorist strikes.


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Bihar Assembly polls, Nitish Kumar, Narendra Modi

Why I lost respect for Modi after hearing his speech in Bihar

When the PM makes a promise full of rhetoric and very low on a concrete plan, he loses a bit of his stature.