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Story Posted on 16-07-2019

SCI-TECH

 |  17-minute read
Narendra modi space warfare, Chandrayaan 2 technical glitch, Chandrayaan 2 launch delay, Chandrayaan-2

Let not the vested interests fool you: Chandrayaan-2 launch has not failed, it has only been delayed

They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too — Chandrayaan 2 is the perfect exception to this rule.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Pmln, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Maryam nawaz

Why Imran Khan must be scared of Maryam Nawaz

The Pakistani PM apparently wants to free the country from the chokehold of venal political families. But they are reinventing themselves under his nose.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
No-confidence motion, Siddaramaiah, Karnataka government, D k shivakumar

What explains the importance of DK Shivakumar for the Congress

Karnataka government will face confidence motion on July 18, the one man who has put forth his best to keep the Congress MLAs together is DK Shivakumar.

SPORTS

 |  3-minute read
Penalty shootout, Tie breaker, FiFA World Cup, Wimbledon

What cricket can learn from tennis tie-breaks and football penalty rules

The 2019 World Cup final episode calls for a rule that encourages further play after the Super Over. Even if that means a prolonged match, both teams must be armed with equal opportunity.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Coffee oil, Palm oil plantations, Scottish entrepreneurs, Rainforest conservation

Here's another reason to drink coffee

The coffee grounds you throw away might actually save the tropical rainforests.

POLITICS

 |  Aage Se Right  |  6-minute read
West Bengal, Bengali, Language, Mamata Banerjee

Why Mamata Banerjee's politics over Bengali language is a self goal

Most non-Bengalis living and working in Bengal already know the language.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
S-400 missiles russia, Us warns india, India diplomatic relations, India defense strategy

Why India left the US ‘hanging’ and bought powerful S-400 missiles from Russia

The US had offered India defence equipment to counter Russia’s offer and even gave India warnings of ‘consequences’ but India didn’t give in.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Balakot air strike, IAF, Pakistan airspace

Pakistan fully opens its airspace: Why India must remain cautious

Who budged under whose pressure will never find an answer. It's better to take measured steps now.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
DU Cut-offs, Delhi University cut offs, Delhi university admission, Delhi University

Here's the real reason behind high cut-offs in Delhi University

As soon as the board exam results are declared, students and parents stress over skyrocketing cut-offs. But what exactly is fuelling this spike?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Rajesh mishra, Honour Killing, Sakshi mishra, Bjp mla's daughter

Why Yogi Adityanath's silence on BJP MLA hounding his daughter reflects double standards

Despite the UP govt's efforts to garner Dalit votes ahead of the elections, the BJP MLA's daughter being hounded for marrying a Dalit man seems to evoke only silence from the CM.