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Story Posted on 25-08-2016


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Nawaz Sharif, India-Pakistan Relations, Balochistan, Narendra Modi

Modi's Balochistan salvo is part of his long-term Pakistan strategy

The prime minister has been able to isolate Islamabad completely in the international diplomatic circles.


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Rajnath Singh, Burhan Wani, Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti exposes the patrons of violence in Kashmir Valley

The Jammu & Kashmir CM insists the issue requires a political solution which cannot be achieved through terror.


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Kashmir, Rajnath Singh, Mehbooba Mufti

How hawkish Mehbooba hijacked dovish Rajnath’s press conference

The Jammu and Kashmir CM apparently lost her cool when a journalist said she had swapped roles and views with Omar Abdullah.


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Aliens, Proxima Centauri, Proxima b

[Historic] Earth may have a life sustaining cousin very, very close by

With the discovery of Proxima b, have we at last stumbled upon the answer to the, 'Are we alone in the universe' question?


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Hijab, France, Burkini ban

France's burkini ban is Taliban-style moral policing, with a twist

While the country is disrobing women in the name of liberation, its 'Asian counterpart' forced them to cover up.


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Guru Nanak, Manohar Parrikar, Pakistan

What you refer to as 'hell', Mr Parrikar, was also Guru Nanak's birthplace

I have no reason to be apologetic about my ancestral and cultural links to Pakistan just because our defence minister condemned it.


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Health, Heart Attack

6 things to keep in mind when recovering from a heart attack

It is a warning sign and also an opportune time to re-evaluate and reassess your life.


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Bhagavad Gita, Lord krishna, Janmasthami

When Lord Krishna came home as a dwarf

Is love that simple? But that's how Krishna lived, without a complaint.


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Food, Rashtrapati Bhavan, History

Around India's First Table serves Rashtrapati Bhavan's history in style

You'll get a sense of that joy of inheritance as you criss-cross decades on a guided tour of the book by Elizabeth Collingham.


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Beef, Mohammad Akhlaq, Non-vegetarianism

There's pleasure in biting into meat; but can you deny the violence?

Reading Han Kang's 'The Vegetarian' forces you to either arrive at or explain your moral position.