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 |  SITREP  |  2-minute read
Balochistan, Terrorism, Pakistan Army, Quetta Blast

As Quetta burned, Pakistan army played golf

Social media in the terrorism-ravaged country is up in arms against the callous security establishment.


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Rio Olympics 2016, Image of the Day

[Image of the day] Internet is breaking over this photo from Olympics

The last names of the two German players, when read together, don't sound... er... flattering.


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India-Pak, SAARC

SAARC needs to look beyond India and Pakistan to succeed

Despite common problems, the policies adopted by the members are contradictory to one another.


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Stephen Hawking, IIT-Bombay, Black Hole

How IITians found missing link in Hawking's theory on black holes

This article has been co-authored by Shripad P Mahulikar and Pallavi Rastogi.


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Indian-Americans, NRIs

How Indian-Americans are discriminated against in US

If you’re applying to any Ivy League university and your last name is Patel, changing it to Smith might just make the difference you need to get in.


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Pakistan, Terrorism, Balochistan, Quetta Blast

Quetta hospital blast has Pakistan bleed by a thousand cuts, world mourns

70, mostly lawyers and journalists, killed and 120 have been injured in a suicide attack claimed by a faction of Pakistan Taliban.


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Rio Olympics 2016, Yusra Mardini

Year after she swam for life, Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini is living her Olympic dream

'Crying in the corner, that's just not me.'


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Genetics, Indus Valley Civilisation, Indian History, Indian Ocean

Why the rim of the Indian Ocean is history's best kept secret

[Book extract] 'The Ocean of Churn' is a journey along the busy maritime trading route, its geopolitics, genetic churns and great discoveries.


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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, US Elections 2016

Is Trump fighting to lose US elections?

'He knows deep down he isn’t equipped to be president.'


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Fake Encounters, Irom Sharmila, AFSPA

Irom Sharmila ending her fast won’t stop AFSPA protests in Manipur

Widows of men killed in fake encounters will carry on the fight.