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A Look Into Terror Activities In China and Russia

The strategy to whip up religious sentiments by harping on the issue of numerical preponderance of a particular community has helped certain terrorist organisations create and reinforce their base to indulge in proxy war with states across the globe. Central

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India Beat Australia in Their Territory: Worth it!

In the 1990s, there was only one cricket team that mattered. They were a group of strong, talented, ruthless players who were head and shoulders above everyone else. Every other team wanted to beat them and secretly perhaps, wanted to

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Manikarnika: Debut of Amrapali Jaipur Jewellery

Any film that showcases the rich Indian legacy and heritage, has to begin with antique ornaments. It’s something that the ancient rulers had cherished the most. Films like Jodha Akbar, Baahubali, Padmaavat, Bajirao Mastani are a few examples. Well, with

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Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Dance Bars

A few decades ago, dance bars and cabarets were common across many metropolitan areas of India but they came to define Mumbai nightlife and were made even more glamorous by Bollywood. They then mutated to becoming a conduit into the

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India Must Pave the Way to Peace; By force if Needed

One has heard the question before: “What is going to happen in Afghanistan?” There are two reasons for revisiting it. The first is the delegation-level talks between Zalmay Khalilzad, the US special representative for Afghanistan, with Pakistani authorities in Islamabad

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All About the Citizenship Amendment Act: Assam

For a good century and a quarter, Assam has lived under a dual threat of its culture and ethos being marginalised. On occasions, the threat came from immigrants whose language would overshadow the indigenous tongue, pushing it into the background.

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Latest Lancet Study Says “Planet-Friendly Diet” Needed

For all our environmental sensitivities and the need to reduce our carbon footprint, rarely do we look beyond the atmospherics — pollution, air quality, industrial and development monstrosities — and at ourselves, more importantly what we eat sitting atop the

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Orange: It’s Multiple Benefits and A Few Recipes to Try at Home!

Only a few things in life come with multiple benefits. An orange is one of them. It not only appeals to the tastebuds but is healthy. It is said that of all the citrusy and tarty fruits we consume, orange

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Sex Education and Birth Control: High Time for India to Talk About It

When 17-year-old Suguna Devi, a resident of Khagaria district of Bihar, had her first child within a year of her marriage, celebrations were short-lived. Born prematurely and underweight, the infant died a couple of days later. Within a month of

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What is Trump All About?

Of all the speeches, tweets and off-the-cuff remarks which together constitute President Donald J Trump’s articulation of the US’ global policy priorities and ideological positions (or lack thereof), there has never been one that defines his presidency more than his

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