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Olympic torch plays hide and seek in US

Fearing violent anti-China protests from Tibetans and human rights activists and possible skirmishes between anti- and pro-Beijing demonstrators, authoritiesin San Francisco, California,changed and......

Saving the crocodiles

Saltwater crocodiles are the world's largest reptiles, and these had already disappeared from the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh by the 1970s. In all of Bhitarkanika, there were......

Why Dera Sacha Sauda draws followers

The backward classes and poor were left out of the prosperity ushered in by the Green Revolution.The need for a support system and to be part of a larger community was felt.It is this vacuum that......

Godman Ram Rahim held guilty of rape

Maverick self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was on Friday convicted of rape by a court in Panchkula, triggering widespread violence and arson in Haryana where 30 people were killed and over......

PM Modi inaugurates Kochi Metro

IMAGE: From left, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kerala Governor P Sathasivam take a ride in Kochi Metro on Saturday. Photographs:......

Pollution: Millions die young every year!

  The ranking of the world’s most polluted cities issued by the World Health Organisation in 2014 showed that 13 of the 20 most polluted towns were in India. Latest international......

How companies sell in Naxal areas

Potanara is a village 40 km on the road from Bastar to Jagdalpur. It is small and dusty; the villagers, men and women, old and young, all look impoverished. There are not more than five shops......

Olympics: A showcase of China's prosperity

China's monumental showcase, the Olympics, begins on the auspicious Chinese "eighth of the eighth" - August 8, 2008, at 8 pm. Since it won the Olympic bid in 2001, it has pulled out all the stops......

In India, death to global business

On the night of Apr 24, a group of 300 men and women, armed with bows and arrows and sickles and led by gun-wielding commanders, emerged swiftly and silently from the dense forest in India's......

The Yawntastic Four

If this film had been made a couple of decades ago, we might have sat transfixed, our bright smiles (and the Human Torch's, well, heat) lighting up the dark, applause-smattered theatre.As it......

Baahubali 2 Review: Rajamouli keeps winking, and we keep falling for it

Baahubali: The Conclusion doesn't enlarge the scope of the first film or deepen its meaning. However, it does expose the smallness of its many ideas, even as it redeems most of its campy elements,......

To appreciate Raman Raghav 2.0, you will have to surrender to it

'There is no way you can view the movie from a distance, from a moral high ground, and get to its core.''To truly appreciate what Anurag Kashyap is trying to do here, you may have to lose a part of......

Review: Fantastic Four is substandard fare

Fantastic Four is a disappointing reboot of a disappointing superhero franchise, says Nishi Tiwari. Their massive box office collections notwithstanding, the Fantastic Four films have consistently......

If Fantastic Four was made in Bollywood

Just the thought of having desi stars as Fantastic, Sue Storm and the rest of their mates is making our head spin with anticipation! Four science explorers, when hit by cosmic rays, develop......

'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

IMAGE: A protester stands holding a sign calling for improved public services as Military Police guard the Olympic torch route ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty......

Muhammad Ali: The greatest of all time

Bikash Mohapatra salutes boxing legend Muhammad Ali IMAGE: File photo of American heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali), February 1964. Photograph: Getty Images.   'Age is......

Countdown to Rio Games begins with Olympia torch lighting

Thursday's ceremony marks the 80-year anniversary since the relay, which did not exist in the ancient Greek Olympics, was introduced by the Nazi organisers of the 1936 Berlin Games IMAGE: The......

London moves into final month of Olympics preparations

London moved into the final month of preparations for its Olympic Games on Wednesday with a new landmark to greet visitors, and a warning that some others would not be welcome. London Mayor Boris......

Rogge says he trusts Brazil on Games security

Brazil will find ways to ensure the safety of Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President said on Thursday, after an outbreak of violence raised questions over......
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The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday said nearly 300 Rohingya villages have been torched in Myanmar since the current spate of violence began in... ...

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Myanmar army chief accuses media of exaggerating Rohingya exodus issue

Commander-in-chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces Min Aung Hlaing said the media is exaggerating the Rohingya Muslims exodus issue.Asserting that... ...

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UPDATE 1-Bangladesh approves purchase of rice from Myanmar

(Adds details) By Ruma Paul DHAKA, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Bangladesh approved on Wednesdaythe purchase of 100,000 tonnes of white rice from... ...

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Brutal Myanmar army operation aimed at preventing Rohingya return - U.N.

Myanmar security forces have brutally driven out half a million Muslim Rohingya from northern Rakhine state, torching their homes, crops and... ...

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17 dead, 2000 buildings destroyed

[U.S.A.], Oct 11 (ANI):Wildfires raging across broad swaths of Northern California have killed at least 17 people, hospitalised hundreds, and... ...

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