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Story Posted on 16-09-2017


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George Saunders, Moshin Hamid, Arundhati Roy, 2017 Booker shortlist

2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist: What to expect on award day

With a different panel of judges each year, the prestigious literary award is famously unpredictable.


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1984 anti-Sikh riots, Rohingyas Sikhs

The real story behind Sikhs rushing to aid of Rohingya refugees

What's motivating them to defy a hostile climate against the stateless people.


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Tourism, Economy, Culture, India

No, Mughals didn't loot India. They made us rich

They remained as Indians, not colonists.


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Google Pixel XL, OnePlus 5, HTC U11, Note 8

5 phones to consider if you can't afford iPhone X at Rs 1 lakh

Just because it's the greatest iPhone ever does not mean it is the best phone in the market right now.


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Korean peninsula, Japan, World War III, Kim Jong-un

Can North Korea trigger World War III?

Nuclear weapons in Kim Jong-un's hands is like handing over a razor to a monkey.


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Rapper, Misogyny, Omprakash Mishra, Aunty ki Ghanti

People defending Omprakash Mishra's 'Aunty Ki Ghanti' are as misogynistic as the rapper himself

What is considered a hate crime in most countries is one of the oldest guarded traditions in India - sexism.


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DMK, AIADMK, Tamil Nadu, Politics

Will Kamal Haasan make a good politician?

The actor has announced that his decision to join politics is not out of choice, but compulsion, thus making it sound like a sacrifice.


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Twitter, 9/11, Porn, Ted Cruz

Song for Ted Cruz, porn watcher and savior

On September 11, as Americans remembered the tragedy of 16 years ago, Ted Cruz was busy liking a porn video on Twitter.


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Rape case, Jail, Gurmeet Ram Rahim, Dera Sacha Sauda

How Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is spending his time in jail

Deprived of the company of cell mates, the baba reportedly spends all his waking hours in jail, by himself.


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Violence, Rishi, Islam, Pellet Guns

Kashmir needs to once again be the seat of Sufism

What is most heart-rending is that for the last three decades, the Valley has turned into hell.