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Story Posted on 03-09-2018


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Governor satya pal malik, Militancy, Kashmir, Panchayat Polls

Panchayat polls announced, but is Kashmir ready for them?

With the Valley on edge, it will be a challenge to conduct the elections peacefully.


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Tumkur, Acid attack, Urban local body polls, Karnataka

Acid attack on Congress workers during victory rally in Karnataka: A curtain raiser for 2019?

The Congress won the Karnataka urban local body elections by bagging 954 seats. The BJP's secured 905 while JD(S) won 364.


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Solar system, Pluto, Planets, Ninth planet

Are there eight planets or nine?

The answer just may be the latter. But if not Pluto, then who?


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Book Extract, Azadi, Maqbool Bhat, Kashmir

Where Kashmir Stands: Edited excerpt from Anam Zakaria's new book 'Between The Great Divide'

A book that explores the human dimension of the Kashmir conflict, through voices often lost in politics and militarism


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Gautam navlakha, Varavara rao, UAPA, Urban naxals

Why we will be made to fear 'urban Naxals' till 2019

To see the present crackdowns as unique to this government and reduce this to a slugfest between the BJP and the Congress would be a grave error.


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Lok Sabha election 2019, BJP, Kanhaiya Kumar, Hardik Patel

Kanhaiya Kumar and Hardik Patel are back in the game. Should BJP be worried?

While the BJP has not 'reacted' to Hardik Patel's indefinite fast, there are rumours that the party will field Rakesh Sinha from Begusarai to take on Kanhaiya.


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Noida, Spirit of Mumbai, Rains, Satire

Some Noida residents fear experiencing 'the spirit of Mumbai' after an hour of mild rain

The spell of shower set off some unnecessary panic.


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Women Empowerment, Hijab, Beauty pageants, Miss england

Contestant to wear hijab in Miss England finals - Is this women empowerment or regression at its worst?

This is the first time a woman would sport a hijab in the finals of the beauty pageant.


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Poverty, Swapna barman, হিমা দাস, Asian games 2018

Asian Games 2018: From poverty to podium, the story of Indian athletes

The Indian contingent won 15 gold medals in Jakarta but not before many of their families put their gold, silver and bronze on the line to bring them here.


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Twins, Restaurants, Food, German cuisine

How a pair of twins are redefining German cuisine

Everyday German dishes come with a twist of cosmopolitanism.