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Story Posted on 17-10-2017


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Black Hole, Space research, Alchemy, Neutron Stars

Gold rush in the sky: Two neutron stars colliding is proof of alchemy

LIGO has detected a 'kilonova' about 130 million lightyears from Earth and the result is just spectacular.


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Social Media, Congress, Divya Spandana, Rahul Gandhi

How Congress' social media cell is trying to beat BJP at its game

Rahul Gandhi is now making the right noises.


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Narendra Modi, Autocracy, Democracy, Pew Research Centre

Is democracy overrated? Over half of Indians are fine with military rule, autocracy

The Pew survey also says '85 per cent trust Modi government' and want a 'strong leader' at the helm.


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Yogi, Azam Khan, Owaisi, Sangeet Som

Taj is Taj. Stop romanticising Mughal emperors or Hindu kings. Neither cared for you

Unless somebody in your direct bloodline was one of those rulers, don't lionise their rule.


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Discount, Offer, Airtel, IPhone 7

Why Airtel's iPhone 7 at Rs 7,777 is not a steal

Break up of the numbers reveals customers will be paying a hefty premium on the price they can get the phone for in the market.


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Hindutva, Hindustan, Hinduism, Hindu

How did Hindus become Hindu and why Hindutva is not Hinduism

Hindutva is not a religious idea, but a far-right political ideology, just as Zionism is the far right political ideology of Judaism.


 |  Angiography  |  7-minute read
Congress, Narendra Modi, BJP, GST

Why PM Modi trying to blame Congress for the GST mess is misleading

There’s a reason why the INC boycotted the midnight launch of the ‘biggest tax reform’ that has now caused unbelievable suffering to India’s trading classes.


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Voters, Music, EC, Meghalaya Assembly Elections

This 'hip hop' music video from Meghalaya will make you feel voting is actually cool

Tarak tak tak is a mix of everything - from electronic dance music, rock guitar to bagpipes.


 |  The Castaways  |  7-minute read
Ziggy Stardust, Prince, Fashion, Rajesh Pratap Singh

Why Rajesh Pratap Singh's fashion metaphors echo Ziggy Stardust and Purple Rain

His Amazon India Fashion Week collection is all about the times we live in.


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Kim Jong-un, Attack, Nuclear, Cyber

Is India unknowingly 'aiding' North Korea's cyber war against the US?

Reports suggest that one-fifth of Pyongyang’s cyber attacks now originate from and are carried out by hackers stationed here.