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Story Posted on 07-09-2015


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Ins talwar, 1965 India-Pakistan War, Indian Navy

An old Indian beef: When Pakistan Navy killed a cow in Dwarka in 1965

The damage was limited because 40 of the 50 shells that were fired failed to explode.


 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
Woo, Tinder, Internet romance, Dating apps

How sex via dating apps is drilling a hole in 'good' Indian culture

A rash of websites offering 'boy and girl browsing' has thrown open the proverbial lid on older modes of sexual companionships.


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Prime Time, Indian media, Sheena Bora murder

TV reporters: The less you say, the more you convey

You are only listening to the sound of your own voice.


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Children's Books, World Literacy Day

Ten ways to encourage literacy in your child's life

Starting this World Literacy Day, engage your kids in activities that empower them as individuals.


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Bihar Assembly Elections, Janata Parivar, Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav

What's eating Mulayam Singh Yadav?

It will not be a wonder if, in the coming days, the SP patriarch says or does something which surprises one and all.


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Crimes against Women, Delhi teen gangrape

[Horrific] Delhi teen gang-raped by 11 men. When will India's nightmare end?

A 17-year-old from the capital was allegedly raped for over 24 hours at a Jaipur hotel room. When will we end this monstrosity?


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Narendra Modi, General satbir singh, Indian Army, OROP

OROP: It's time for veterans to show some grace

The extra money in the hands of 30 lakh veterans and widows will spur consumpton and indirectly boost the economy.


 |  Lucknow Mail  |  3-minute read
Mulayam Singh Yadav, Janata Parivar, Bihar polls

Mulayam Singh Yadav has a few tricks up his sleeve

SP chief's power games, some say, will emerge after the Bihar elections if the BJP fails to win enough seats to form the government.


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Anushka Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Twitter, Virat Kohli

When Virat Kohli went past Sachin Tendulkar

He made Him a humble offering.


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Smriti Irani, BJP government, Narendra Modi, Public universities

Why expansion of public universities alone won't save India's higher education

In a resource-constrained country, we have been always aware that scholarly independence was always more imagined than real.