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Story Posted on 03-07-2016


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Nobel Prize, Holocaust, Elie Wiesel

Life and times of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and chronicler

His work reminds us how debased humankind can become and how resilient the humanity can turn out to be.


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Mohenjodaro, Harappan civilisation

How the world's first tandoori chicken was cooked

Curry and tandoori predate the stir-fries, chilly chickens and roasts.


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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, BJP, Narendra Modi

7 concerns of Indians that Modi must address

The PM and his government's performance at home leaves much to be desired.


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Muslims, ISIS, Dhaka attack

There's no such thing as a moderate Muslim

We can try and build a better, more open, more just world. That is a political challenge, not a religious one.


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ISIS, Bangladesh, Dhaka attack

Dhaka attack: How Bangladesh ignored threat of ISIS

The series of raids by Islamic State underlines how quickly its ideology has gained traction.


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Nuclear Suppliers Group, Sushma Swaraj, Narendra Modi

Poor Sushma. Modi, Doval and Madhav have made a mess of foreign policy

After so much of engagement with world leaders by the PM, it's fair to ask what has it resulted for India?


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Book Extract, Purple Rain, Prince

Prince's sexuality was unlike anything pop music had ever witnessed

[Book extract] It's hard to think of another rock star who would dare to offer himself up as a character with the vulnerability of the Purple Rain's Kid.


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Corruption, Vibrant Gujarat, Gautam Adani, Narendra Modi

Modi government cancels Rs 200cr penalty: Achhe din for Adani only?

Be it trampling on tribal rights or getting land at lowest rates, such politician-businessmen nexus has been the bane of democracy.


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Tennis, Wimbledon

Bad weather is almost as good as a tradition for Wimbledon

It's frustrating to switch off and switch on. One has to be patient.


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Android, Smartphones, Nougat

Google's Nougat update for Android users is sweet but pointless

Most won't even get it on their smartphones.