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Has Jallikattu ban revived TN's regional pride?

The Jallikattu issue has revived pan-Tamil political sentiments especially among youths, says N Sathiya Moorthy.   IMAGE: Despite the SC ban, Jallikattu was organised at several places in......

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,......

PM to visit Naxal-affected Dantewada, 10,000 troops deployed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday to take stock of socio-economic development initiatives being taken there. Two mega projects......

PM@UNESCO: Our world is a better place because of UN

Over 1,000 diplomats gathered at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris to hear India Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering his maiden speech. Addressing over 1,300 diplomats, he said that the world is......

State's ambiguity has restricted its anti-Maoist progress

The State’s ambiguity has resulted in a stalemate in the crucial fight against the creeping progress of the Naxalite movement in the country, notes Nitin A Gokhale. Our aim is to overthrow......

Few lessons economies must learn from global crisis

Ever since the global financial crisis of 2008, EU regulators and policymakers have been engaged in strengthening regulatory controls and ringfencing banks to prevent recurrence of the crisis,......

For 'Make in India', first 'Innovate in India'

Why a manufacturing push requires a modern intellectual property regime with global standards, asks Lalit Bhasin. Undoubtedly, India has all the essential elements for a successful 'Make in India'......

From Cancun 'can' to 'done' in Durban

The climate agenda, resuscitated at Cancun, will require renewed political will and clarity on financial commitments to come to fruition.When Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United......

Cancun: Forest-dependent communities in jeopardy

Leaders of indigenous communities' groups warned that the imminent introduction of a UN law relating to forests would be highly detrimental to forest dwellers.Over 1.6 billion people depend on......

Coping with Naxals: Plan panel's 7-point strategy

Working for the adivasis' well-being through means that secure their rights, honour their dignity and build a shared prosperity will make the Maoists irrelevant, says Rajni Bakshi. A few weeks......

Athens organisers fail green test

Three years after Sydney was hailed for staging the first "Green Games", environmental groups have accused the Olympic movement of taking a giant step backwards in Athens.Dimitris Caravelas, head......
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Why a rich, orderly Himalayan state has India’s highest suicide rate

Jorethang, Sikkim: A large room in an abandoned government building has been home to Babita (not her real name), 32, her husband and three children... ...

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The Dark Story Behind That Cute Baby Orangutan 'Thumbs Up' Photo

It was a photograph that captured many hearts: an infant orangutan, enveloped in the arms of her rescuer, offering what looked like a thumbs-up... ...

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Questions Modi's visit to Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's Isha Foundation raises

Self-styled yoga guru Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's Isha Yoga Foundation has been the subject of much controversy for flouting environmental... ...

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India's militant rhino protectors are challenging traditional views of how conservation works

In Kaziranga, a national park in north-eastern India, rangers shoot people to protect rhinos . The park’s aggressive policing is, of course,... ...

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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... ...

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