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India-China need to Trust Each Other

It is doubtful if a Xi-Mo encounter (if it takes place at all) can solve the vexed border dispute between India and China. First and foremost condition is to develop basic trust Will Chinese President Xi Jinping make it to

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Unlocking the doors of Kashmir

We need a counter-narrative than risk being baited on human rights, one that justifies why J&K is our internal issue It would be easy enough to shrug off the growing concern in Western capitals about the lockdown in the newly-defined

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Aerosols increases Drought Severity

The combined effect of El Niño and aerosols reduces rainfall markedly over the sub-continent and intensifies the severity of droughts by as much as 17 per cent, as compared to the individual effect of a warm ocean current Aerosols, tiny

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Trouble for Kamal Nath: Union Home Ministry Reopen Seven Cases

The riots probe will compound the MP CM’s woes after the heat from ED and Cong faction fights Trouble continues to brew for the Congress in Madhya Pradesh with Chief Minister Kamal Nath now in the line of fire as

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Human Right Violations and Demonising Muslims in Sri Lanka

The Army remains the ultimate protector of the Sri Lankan people but there’s a need to track down human rights violations. The country must also stop demonising Muslims Last month, the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) held its ninth annual defence

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Tennis Dominated by Familiar Names

Since the turn of the millennium, tennis has been dominated by familiar names. As they age, greats aren’t clearly giving up The US Open Final will be remembered for the victory of ageism and the defeat of its embedded implication

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Feroz Gandhi: An Forgotten Legend

It’s unfortunate that the Congress never mentions Feroze Gandhi, who was a crusader against corruption and India’s first and undoubtedly the best investigative parliamentarian When we look at the history of democratic institutions in the country, we come across several

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Pak Playing Tight Drill Games

There’s no reason to be alarmed about a report of Masood Azhar being released as it is just a repetition of past drills Howsoever persistently we may counter Pakistan’s adventurism and militarism, challenge the terms it sets, defang its threat

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Challenges Against Increasing Tiger Population

Issues like conditions of forests, prey base, livelihood of fringe forest dwellers, tribals and so on need to be taken up on a priority basis so that the big cats don’t come in conflict with people On the occasion of

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Children Robbed of their Identity

The NRC exercise in Assam has just sent more children to the abyss of desolation, making them unwelcome in their own homes, neighbourhoods and schools Perhaps, they didn’t make headlines because they are children of a lesser God. On the

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