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The worrying case of India's child brides and grooms

According to Census 2011, India had 5 mn child brides (women marrying under 18 years of age), against 380,000 in 2001 -- an increase of 4.56 mn in 10 years. Akshat Kaushal reports. The number of......

Sikh killings in US and the sense of white supremacy

The attack on Sikhs in a US gurdwara is not a mistaken attack. Sikhs are not mistaken for Muslims, but seen as part of the community ofoutsiders, says Vijay Prashad Yesterday morning the orgies of......

The mayhem after the assassination

Part I: That horror 21 years agoVengeanceIn the aftermath of Mrs Gandhi's assassination there was mayhem; Sikh homes were systematically singled out for brutal destruction. Sikhs were hounded,......

The Quiet Revolution

India's elite educational institutions have been producing first-rate scientists, engineers, and managers who helped India's information technology sector take off during the 1990s. Far less......

Census '01: 31% Muslims have economic role

A little less than a third of Muslims in India are engaged in economic activity, as against 40 per cent of the Hindu population, according to Census 2001 figures released by the government on......

UP's free-housing mess a national warning

With nearly a million identified slums, UP urgently requires housing for the poor Residents of a free-housing colony are forced to buy water from a commercial tanker because of shoddy supply......

Despite glitches, Maharashtra fares well economically

While Maharashtra's performance in recent years might appear uninspiring, given the slowing growth in its gross state domestic product, a large part of this can be attributed to the overall......

Build toilets in the mind first

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s exhortation to end open defecation has resulted in two large donations for the cause: Rs 100 crore (Rs 1 billion) each from the Bharti Foundation, the......

USIBC calls for US-India investment pact

Ron Somers, president of the US-India Business Council, has said that the top priority on his organisation's wish list for the Obama Administration is that "we are intent on seeing a bilateral......
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U.S. Trade Gap Shrinks 15% Due to Export Rebound

By Josh Mitchell and Jeffrey Sparshott WASHINGTON--The U.S. trade deficit narrowed sharply in September due to a rebound in foreign countries'... ...
PMI(R) at 50.1%; October Manufacturing...

PMI(R) at 50.1%; October Manufacturing ISM(R) Report On Business(R); New Orders and Production Growing; Supplier Deliveries Slowing; Employment and... ...
Centre's effort to end scavenging not bearing fruits

ntre's initiative to eradicate the social evil of scavenging (practice of cleaning night soil manually) by supporting the scavengers financially,... ...
BOB the builder

The Central government's announcement of 98 cities in India being chosen as Smart Cities has set the ball rolling for their becoming a reality and... ...
Paiyan Movie Stills

ECB package hope buoys markets; Sensex closes 183 points up (Third Lead) | Hopes of ECB extending stimulus buoys markets; Sensex up 170 points... ...

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