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Story Posted on 09-08-2016


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Rio Olympics 2016, Produnova, Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar will be challenging death to win India a medal at Olympics

Her Produnova vault is so difficult that only five people have performed it successfully so far.


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Suicide, Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khandu, Kalikho Pul

Open letter to Arunachal CM Pema Khandu: Investigate Kalikho Pul's death

Make his hand-written notes public as soon as possible for the sake of transparency.


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Repo Rate, Rupee, RBI

Why repo rate cut does not guarantee economic growth

It doesn't necessarily inject fresh liquidity into the system.


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Manipur, AFSPA, Irom Sharmila

5 things to know about Irom Sharmila for millennials

For those whom she fought for, the Iron Lady was always Mengoubi, the fair one, the symbol of Manipur's struggle against AFSPA.


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BJP, Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Amit Shah

Amit Shah has transformed BJP, the intellectuals are wrong about him

New ideas, new debates, new energies and direction define the way ahead for the party under his leadership.


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Azadi, Mehbooba Mufti, Narendra Modi, Jammu and Kashmir

5 reasons why Modi's 'Kashmir outreach' is too little, too late

The prime minister says Indians love Kashmiris, but pellet guns are no way to show that love.


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Inflation, Raghuram Rajan

No parting gift, no parting shot, Raghuram Rajan signs off

Here's a look at the highs and lows of RBI governor's legacy.


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BJP, Congress, Arunachal Pradesh, Kalikho Pul

Former Arunachal CM Kalikho Pul's mysterious death raises questions

The rebel Congress leader was the central figure of the latest political turmoil in the state.


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Christianity, Mother Teresa

Was Mother Teresa possessed by evil spirits in her last days?

Father Rosario Stroscio of Sicily performed an exorcism on the nun with her consent.


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Markandey Katju, India, Rio Olympics 2016

Katju on why India will perform poorly at Rio Olympics

Most of our youth do not pursue sports seriously after a certain time, thinking they will starve later on, if they do so.