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The alternative spells bad news.
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Women are increasingly the breadwinners of their families, a shift in domestic roles that has upsides and challenges. UNwomen/flickr, CC BY-ND Shahrashoub Razavi, Institut des hautes études in...
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani meets with U.S. President Donald Trump in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Mohammadbagher Forough, Leiden University Iran experienced its first major ISIS attack on June 7, as armed men and suicide bombers targeted two symbols of the Islamic Republic in Tehran: Ayatollah Ruh...
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WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump escalated a spiraling Middle East crisis on Tuesday morning in tweets attacking Qatar, which hosts 10,000 American troops at the largest U.S. military base in the r...
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The carry-on electronics ban affecting some incoming flights from parts of North Africa and the Middle East may expand to include routes from Europe. CBS News reported on Tuesday that the Department o...
A Muslim officer with the New York City Police Department alleges in a lawsuit filed Thursday that her colleagues harassed, threatened and even physically attacked her because of her religion. Officer...
Giving a new meaning to the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.
Hyperloop transport technology
As the year comes to a close, there are very few things worth celebrating as far as global politics go. This was the year where some very strange things became the "norm", in part thanks to the very s...
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Bibop Gresta, co-founder of Hyperloop Transportation Technology, thinks that India needs an infrastructure upgrade.
Kheng ho Toh
Films like ‘Dishoom’ are mere entertainers, and perhaps not much should be expected of them to begin with. But Bollywood’s soft power in representing not just India, but what India is about -- politically, socially and economically -- is a very uncelebrated branch of both policy and diplomacy. Unfortunately, more often than not, our films prefer to overlook basic fact-checking and logic to pursue the over-the-top entertainment that sells so well.
This post is a follow-up to my earlier article, “Terror Has No Religion – Debunking The Regressive Left’s Clichés. Here I want to focus on how Regressive Leftists are complicit in perpetuating the victimhood complex that fuels fascist ideologies such as Islamism and Hindutva.
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Social media reactions to terrorism or acts of terror make for very interesting case studies. Never before have the masses been able to opine with such freedom on platforms that allow millions of others to read and share their views. News channels, newspapers and so on today are being challenged by people directly as the internet, often via smartphones and tablets, offers unprecedented, and often alternative and raw access to information. However, such access and fluidity in information flow comes with certain shortcomings.
After he was allegedly offered Rs 25 lakh in bribe to deliver a favourable judgement in a gold smuggling case, a Kerala High Court judge on Monday withdrew from the case. Justice KT Shankaran, the sen...