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Not a time for revisionism

Whether or not BJP punishes Pragya Thakur on Godse, the fact remains that irreparable damage has visited the nationalist thought. The response to industrialist Anand Mahindra’s tweet earlier yesterday on how we should spare icons we hold sacred, particularly Mahatma

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Perfecting the Art of defection

Political leaders continue to switch parties and any fear of repercussions. Consistency, as they say, is a virtue of asses. Whatever one may think about our politicians, their virtues or even vices are certainly not asinine. They follow the age-old

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Toning Down Exuberant celebrations

Following the move by the police in Surat, Gujarat, to prohibit exuberant birthday celebrations in public, the big question has become, “Did the authorities go overboard or they have a point?”. By calling rituals such as smearing cake on faces

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Mining the moon

Can mining the moon really become a big business? Before people get fascinating by the prospect of making big business mining the moon,  much work needs to be done about the feasibility of digging the treasure trove of minerals. Amid

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Quantifying water needs

According to Soumi Roy Chowdhury, Devendra B Gupta and Sanjib Pohit, “The value of a river will depend on a unique data-set to construct the water poverty profile and experts who can suggest future correctives” In India, water is rarely

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Bon appetit

The Cafe by Foodhall celebrates the goodness of avocados by launching special avocado gift boxes along with the guacamole bar. It’s also introducing a special avocado-based menu for May, offering dishes like Avo curry with jasmine rice, drinks like Avo-colada

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Imran Khan Blatant Remarks On Faith And Science

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan must avoid projecting his own confusion on to his many impressionable and already confused young followers On May 5 this year, Prime Minister Imran Khan broke ground for Al-Qadir University of Sufism, Science and Technology

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India’s Advancement In Space

NASA to send payload on Chandrayaan-2, signals extra-terrestrial cooperation This, too, is happening. The US space agency NASA is literally hitching a ride on Chandrayaan-2, India’s second Moon mission satellite. Planned for a July launch, it will have 13 payloads

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PM’s Raw Wisdom Over Science And Practicality

As the election season comes to a close, it’s time for the Prime Minister to shun ‘raw wisdom’ in favour of ‘scientific temper.’ It’s unlikely that his radar will pick this up Amid a highly charged atmosphere of election campaigning,

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