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Get ready for 'Blue Moon' on August 31

A full moon will rise in the eastern twilight sky for the second time this month on August 31, which has come to be called as 'Blue Moon'. The first full moon occurred on August 1 in the Americas,......

Buses & ferries to nowhere

If pirated tapes and cassettes are indicators, Lata Mangeshkar has been as much a legend in Pakistan as in India. Yet, have you ever heard of Pakistani people persuading their rulers in civvies or......

What is a word's worth?

A self-described 'wordsmith', Anu Garg did not learn English until he was in the sixth standard.Now Garg, a native Hindi speaker, speaks, writes, and reads about the language for a living.Garg is......

Inflation redefines value of money

Is an inflation rate of 6.8 percent bad news for India when countries like Zimbabwe have hyper-inflation of 100,000 percent? In 1981 we had an inflation rate of 10.4 percent when GDP growth was......
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Faces of Fundamentalism

Terrorism in the name of religion is very much in the news these days. Only recently, the world witnessed three near-simultaneous lethal acts of... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/faces-of-fundamentalism/72785.html
How early Portuguese book spread religion

BY K R A Narasiah Jesuit missionary Fr Henrique Henriques (1520-1600) worked among the pearl fisheries people of South Indian coast between 1546... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/How-early-Portuguese-book-spread-religion/articleshow/47889442.cms
What Life Is Like With A Disfigured Face

(Photo: © Anthony Gerace) In a world obsessed with beauty, living with a facial disfigurement can be hard. Neil Steinberg explores the past and... ...

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No 'Mr',No 'Mrs'- Meet India's First Gender-Neutral Lawyer Titled 'Mx'!

A month ago, the Oxford English Dictionary had announced that it would include gender-neutral honorific 'Mx' in the next edition. Even before... ...

http://m.indiatimes.com/news/india/no-mrno-mrs-meet-indias-first-genderneutral-lawyer-titled-mx-233821.html
Nalsar goes gender neutral with Mx

Nalsar convenor of the academics and examinations committee Amita Dhanda said the decision has given students another option to identify... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/tlanaZBAUmGahCL1GfK5WO/Nalsar-goes-gender-neutral-with-Mx.html

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