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Pak criticised for suspending judge

Blasting Pakistan for "arbitrary detention" of the Chief Justice of Supreme Court, a United States-based human rights watchdog has demanded his immediate release, and called for cessation of the......

'There can be positive things on the Internet'

Sreenath Sreenivasan will take over as the Chief Digital Officer, New York City this week.'It has reaffirmed my faith in humanity, especially when I have come to India and the general feeling is......

That inept 'Saint Antony'

'It was almost as though there was widespread relief that the defence bureaucracy, and the minister, could find someone willing to shoulder the blame for everything that had gone wrong with the......

Did Harambe have to die?

'It's a humiliating time to be a human being.' It's a pity that the magnificent 17-year-old gorilla is dead. But it's not enough to hang our heads in shame or comfort ourselves with clicktivism,......

Protecting privacy in democracies

It is important to track what is happening in the rest of the world to be able to develop in India the best possible protection for citizens' fundamental right to privacy -- becoming for a country......

India's coal mining ambition hurting indigenous group: Amnesty

Coal accounts for more than 60 per cent of India's electricity capacity, and the government plans to nearly double annual coal output by 2020, opening a new mine nearly every month India's drive......

Stay ahead of the game; learn the tricks from Ecom king Jack Ma

As India gears up for an e-commerce revolution, China reveals how the explosive growth of this industry has created young millionaires whose success has lured millions more sellers online. ......

Easier access to loans, skill development to boost education

Students will now have easy accessibility to loans for higher studies. Budget Provisions   For companies, for financial year 2015-2016, additional surcharge called the “Education......

Telcos, social media sites get a conscience call

In June 2009, when elections were being held in Iran, the US State Department had contacted Twitter asking it to delay a planned upgrade to cut daytime service to Iranians who were on the streets......

One man's quest to help the world learn

After a trek in the Himalayas brought him face-to-face with extreme poverty and illiteracy, John Wood left his position as a director of business development at Microsoft to found Room to Read, an......

MJ: I want to go out like Elvis

'If the media calls me weird, what word would the media have for so many things going on around us,' Michael Jackson once asked his friend, the holistic guru and best-selling author Deepak Chopra.......

Olympics hosts must have clean rights record: Rights group

The new president of the International Olympic Committee, who will be elected next month, must ensure future Games' hosts comply with human rights according to the Olympic charter, human rights......

Readers speak out!

Click here for moreSourav NiyogiWithout the Bengal tiger India seemed like headless chickens on the Kotla.....Ex cricketers and irresponsible media contributed to India's downfall.. once again it......
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With crackdown on protests, Russia’s new friend Belarus tightens its grip on power

Recent months have seen unprecedented social protest in Belarus. According to Human Rights Watch , citizen mobilisation has also resulted in mass... ...

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No time for a bummer

When an unstoppable force meets an immovable object, it obviously makes a loud noise. More so because at the end, it is very much like gravity and... ...

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Saving biodiversity in our backyards

Where are house sparrows these days? They have just become extinct!" is a common rhetoric we hear in the cities. Yet, it is impossible to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/595109/saving-biodiversity-our-backyards.html
As Trump stresses 'America First', China plays the world leader

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - China is calmly mapping out global leadership aspirations from trade to climate change, drawing distinctions... ...

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