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Story Posted on 17-12-2017

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Israel-Palestine conflict, Miss Israel, Miss Iraq

Miss Iraq not taking down photo with Miss Israel shows love is more powerful than hate

While Sarah Idan apologised to those 'offended', she has not taken down the picture.

POLITICS

 |  Tarar Square  |  6-minute read
Panama Papers, Imran Khan, Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan

Why no one is bothered about who forms the government in Pakistan

The rich in the country do not care as long as their interests are not in danger of being torpedoed by the new government in Islamabad.

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Menstruation, Twinkle Khanna, Akshay kumar

Padman trailer: Akshay Kumar's new film is making menstrual hygiene trend

The message should hopefully reach 52 per cent women who do not use hygienic methods during menstruation.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
ODI, Rameswaram, Indian fishermen, India Sri Lanka match

Why this town in South India is praying we lose the cricket match against Sri Lanka

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu's Rameshwaram are chased away from the sea and even killed every time Sri Lanka loses to India.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Mohammad Afrazul, Rajsamand murder, Fundamentalism, Right-wing

Crimes like lynching and man being hacked and burnt alive are signs Modi government is weak

The terror being unleashed by right-wing fundamentalists is going unchallenged.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Prem Kumar Dhumal, Virbhadra Singh, Congress, BJP

What no one is telling you about Himachal Assembly elections

A man who wanted to quit some months back, Virbhadra Singh, became Congress' CM face, while, PK Dhumal, was given a seat by BJP, seemingly, to devise his defeat.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Bollywood, Salman Khan, Entertainment, Bigg Boss 11

Bigg Boss 11 blog: Will Hiten Tejwani be evicted tonight?

Vikas Gupta is upset that all his calculations through the week fell flat.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Seventy and to Hell With It, Shobhaa De

Shobhaa De on writing 'sexy novels' and the importance of saying no

[Book extract] ‘If you are a buddhiya, better to be badmash than a bore!’

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Free power subsidy, Punjab Farmers

Free power subsidy to all farmers is costing Punjab dear

The cash-strapped Amarinder Singh government is expected to spend close to Rs 8,000 crore on continuing the scheme.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
The New Yorker, Cat Person

Why a cat story with no cats has become an internet sensation

In many ways, this is a story about the unsaid pressure on women when it comes to the sexual act.