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Story Posted on 11-06-2018

SPORTS

 |  7-minute read
East bengal football team, Mohun bagan, Football, FiFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup: Barefoot to boots, chronicle of Bengal's sweet obsession with football

Even today, an adda is incomplete without a fierce debate on the superiority of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan.

SPORTS

 |  4-minute read
Lord's, Virat Kohli, India-Pakistan, Cricket

A decade without India-Pakistan Test tour: How players and cricket fans are the biggest losers

Matches between the two countries have made stars out of players, but also mortals out of heroes.

VARIETY

 |  Wild Ways  |  4-minute read
Environment, Plastic pollution, Basai wetland, Stork

How we're to blame for the plastic ring locking a stork's beak

Wildlife is dying unloved, unmourned, because of us.

SPORTS

 |  4-minute read
Women's asia cup, White ferns, Women's Cricket, Indian Women's Cricket Team

Why Indian women's cricket team is battling for relevance

It's time for a change in attitude, folks.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, Civic infrastructure, Swachh Bharat, Manual scavenging

How to make Bharat swachh? Brush manual scavengers under the carpet

The deadline to eradicate manual scavenging ends in 2019.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Alcohol, Happiness, Lifestyle, Päntsdrunk

Päntsdrunk: Why drinking alone at home, in one's underpants, is the path towards happiness

Seriously, why do we need to go out?

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
Hair care, Hair dryer, Supersonic, Dyson

Why Dyson's Supersonic dryer could be the next big thing in hair care

It's the state-of-the-art technology behind the device that truly makes it special.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Siachen glacier, Ordnance factory, Army uniform, Indian Army

Army uniform row: Are we going to see shabbily dressed soldiers at their posts?

With about 50 per cent cut in supply from ordnance factories, it will interesting to see if they can face the challenge from other bidders.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
IAS officers, NDA Government, Lateral entry, Civil Services

Who’s afraid of lateral entry into India's civil services?

Governments have long hired ‘outside talent’. The new move only formalises the process.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Abhijeet nath, Nilotpal das, Assam lynching, Karbi anglong

Lynching of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath reveals a ceaseless identity battle in Assam

Reinforcing that mobs are blinded by witchcraft, and by marginalising tribals further, one is giving the irresponsible law and order authorities the long rope.