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Gunman opens fire, shoots self at US varsity

A gunman on Tuesday opened fire inside a library at the University of Texas in United States, before shooting and killing himself. No other injuries were reported. The gunman was confirmed dead on......

'One-and-a-half million Indians served in World War I'

'Over one million people served in various battlefronts during World War I. And yet, even today, we know so very little about them.' 'It is absolutely essential to acknowledge this part of India's......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

India witnesses century's longest lunar eclipse

Moon's bright white glow turned crimson brick red when it delved into the dark centre of the Earth's shadow during the century's longest and darkest lunar eclipse. \\nThe awesome spectacle of the......

'Reservation politics will reach a dead end'

Caste may be losing its salience in Indian politics. This was the upshot of a talk Professor Suhas Palshikar gave to a small group of around 20 research scholars and professors on South Asia at the......

Once a bustling hub, Kolkata's central business district has few takers today

Dalhousie square has close to 55 historic landmarks Statue of Sir John Woodburn, which earlier stood at Dalhousie Square, Kolkata. Photograph: Courtesy of Special Collections, University of......

Nilekanis' most ambitious project to teach 200 million children

Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini are trying to improve education across India using interactive computer games and software to teach children via smartphones.  Image: Rohini's involvement......

Gujarat model of development: More hype than substance

The Vibrant Gujarat summit in 2013, under Chief Minister Narendra Modi's watch. With facts and figures, the CAG report has highlighted how Gujarat was far from a role model for states across......

'Business has lost trust, so has biz education'

People are no longer sure we are educating leaders who have the competence to fulfill the responsibilities that come with their positions of power and privilege, says Harvard Business School dean......

Digital publishing coming of age

When Brian Murray, group president of HarperCollins, said, "The younger generations are consuming information in a different way. They may not necessarily be going into bookshops. They are spending......

How Gandhigiri found a place in Munnabhai

Gandhigiri has become part of our vocabulary, and a big chunk of the credit for this goes to Dr Abhijat Joshi.He, along withdirector Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra, co-wroteLage......
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A new kind of purification

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar. File phot: Ranjeet Kumar TOPICS Our laws must be used to resist the aggressive re-inscription of the Indian... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/janaki-nair-on-jnu-students-union-president-kanhaiya-kumar-a-new-kind-of-purification/article8845086.ece
Aligarh Muslim University elected Zakir Naik to its topmost council in 2013

KALYAN: Mumbai-based preacher Dr Zakir Naik , who is under the scanner after two of the Dhaka terrorists claimed he was an inspiration, seemed to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Aligarh-Muslim-University-elected-Zakir-Naik-to-its-topmost-council-in-2013/articleshow/53135621.cms
Don’t Demonise Islam

LAST SUMMER, the editor of Open , S Prasannarajan, wrote—in my view a trifle mischeviously— in this magazine that ‘talking about Islam is... ...

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Tony Amaradio -- Studies Prove Money Spent on Others Boosts Happiness

ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - July 07, 2016) - Tony Amaradio , Founder and Chief Strategist of Select Portfolio Management, Inc. and Select Money... ...

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5 times Smriti Irani aced the game during her stint as HRD Minister

While Tulsi Virani ruled over our small screens for a good eight years, Smriti Iranis stint as the Union Minister for Human Resource Development... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/5-ways-smriti-irani-made-a-positive-impact-during-her-stint-as-hrd-minister-1467807805.html

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