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Story Posted on 28-02-2019

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Biodiversity loss, Wildlife conservation, Dugongs, Marine ecosystem

World Wildlife Day: The need for awareness about the extraordinary marine life

The marine ecosystem stands stretched to its brink. Will we wake up at least now?

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Pakistan, India, Airstrike, Pulwama terror attack

IAF airstrike on Pakistan: This is a sobering time, not for gloating or chest-thumping

In attacking bakeries and Kashmiris, people are being given an outlet for rage, taking focus away from tough questions we do need to ask.

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Health, Food, Spices, Clove

Clove brings out India’s special connection with spice. And with love

Clove was toothache cure in mother’s kitchen, mystery and delight added to kahwa tea. There is a lot more to this aromatic than meets the eye.

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Pakistan violates indian airspace, Jaish-e-mohammed, Neerja bhanot, Maulana masood azhar

Remembering Neerja: The hijack that became a brutal reality for India, the woman who refused to succumb

If Neerja stood for not giving up in a pressured situation in 1986, Masood Azhar's release in 1999 was a tale of succumbing to pressure. Both were contrasting stories of Indians put in terrible situations, consistently by forces from across the border.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Imran Khan, Airstrike, Pulwama, Pakistan

3 questions we want to ask Pakistan now

No one apparently knows where Masood Azhar is. But his audio clips are being shared. How is this happening? Who's giving permission for terror groups to hold rallies across Pakistan?

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Karan Johar, Kalank, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit to play Sridevi’s role in 'Kalank': How the two actors’ careers were always strangely linked

Did you know that both 'Beta' and 'Dil To Pagal Hai' were offered to Sridevi first? But the parallels in their careers go beyond a few movies.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Mumbai Attack, Narendra Modi, Vajpayee, BJP

Pakistan's 'peace' talks: Four times when India trusted Pakistan to its peril

There have been crucial instances of India trusting Pakistan enough to engage in visits and talks. These have invariably been followed up with terror attacks on India

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Pakistan, Geneva convention, Abhinandan release, Abhinandan varthaman

Abhinandan Varthaman is India’s hero. The country is rejoicing at his return

India’s global influence and ICRC’s good offices seem to have won the day for the country.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Terrorism, Geneva convention, Geneva convention 1949, Surgical strike

Why calling IAF air-strike on terror infrastructure in Pakistan an act of 'war' is fundamentally wrong

A pre-emptive strike is clearly an act of self-defence, something that even the United Nations charter makes a provision for.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
War, Narendra Modi, Pakistan, Abhinandan

Geneva Convention: How the 1949 laws impact the case of IAF Wing Cmdr Abhinandan now

The Geneva Convention has clear rules for the treatment and dignity of those captured during conflict. However, social media and the use of videos, such as in Abhinandan's case, is a grey area.