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From the archives: The extraordinary doctor who makes a difference

On August 10, the Human Rights Watch, an international non-governmental organisation that conducts research and advocacy on human rights, announced that Dr M R Rajagopal was one of the recipients......

Egypt blasts HRW report as 'biased, ignorant'

Egypt on Tuesday denounced as "negative, biased and ignorant" a report by Human Rights Watch that blamed the government for the mass killing of protesters in Cairo a year ago. The Egyptian......

New anti-rape law flawed, must be rejected: Rights groups

The Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have stated that the new criminal law on violence against women should either be replaced or amended.On February 3, 2013, Indian President Pranab......

What the govt and Maoists should do to save lives

A 60-page report by the Human Rights Watch titled 'Between Two Sets of Guns: Attacks on Civil Society Activists in India's Maoist Conflict', documents human rights abuses against activists in......

Why activists live in fear of govt and Maoists

A 60-page report by the Human Rights Watch titled 'Between Two Sets of Guns: Attacks on Civil Society Activists in India's Maoist Conflict', documents human rights abuses against activists in......

Will Vizhinjam port fulfill India's maritime dream?

The success story of Adani's Mundra Port in Gujarat, in terms of efficiency, technology and management, should be replicated at Vizhinjam to ensure that this ambitious project does not fail,......

Dont' be surprised: With passage of time, smart devices will rule us

Internet of Things will inevitably drive our lives. Let's hope the benefits outweigh the dangers, says Devangshu Datta. Image: Visitors watch a "Phantom 2" drone by dji company at the CeBIT......

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......

Visionary Budget but devil lies in the implementation

Image: India set for high growth. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters     The government has provided a long-term vision, avoiding any "big-bang" reforms but the devil will be in the......

When Irrfan wanted to be killed off

The gulf between Hindi cinema's finest current actor and his contemporaries widens with each film. But even Irrfan Khan, in Mick Jagger's words, can't always get what he wants. Raja Sen tells us......

Rajini Murugan, Visaranai, Eeti, Urumeen: Which film will YOU watch?

Four Tamil movies will release this week, and they all look pretty exciting.  With the Diwali releases -- Vedalam and Thoongavanam -- still doing good business, the battle for......

Is India ready for humour without punchlines?

'On Air with AIB seems to be becoming an increasingly exhausting show to sit through with each passing episode. While there are funny lines strewn all around, watching an On Air episode is like......

Salman Khan: All the romantic close-ups I'm looking at some guy!

'Most of the time we do close-ups you’ll be looking at the camera or your main lead, your leading lady, is left of the camera, right of the camera -- she’s never there. So, your best......

'Live from the heart. Dil Se'

'Embrace all that this life has in store for you, let your heart be as deep as the deepest ocean and as wide as the farthest horizon.' Beautiful words from Shah Rukh Khan. Shah Rukh Khan's messages......

Rahul Dravid's Pataudi Memorial Lecture: Full Text

Full text of Rahul Dravid's Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi. IMAGE: Former India captain Rahul Dravid delivering the Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi. Photograph: Twitter (@BCCI)......

AFC Awards night, PHOTOS: Khalil named Asian player of the year

IMAGE: UAE's Ahmed Khalil (right) receives the player of the year award from Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa during the AFC annual awards in......

As ban ends... Sarita says she's now 'a better, thinking boxer'

'Mentally and physically, I'm much better than before' 'My first target is to win the World title next year and qualify for the Rio Olympics' Boxer Sarita Devi cries at the podium after she......

'AB showing why he's simply the best'

AB de Villiers of South Africa celebrates smashing the fastest ever one-day century off just 31 balls during the 2nd Momentum ODI between South Africa and West Indies. Photograph: Duif du......

How Afghan women's cricket is crushed by bombs, threats, tradition

‘Afghanistan's cricket board does not support cricket for women, even though I have 3,700 girl cricketers’ Many Afghan cricketers learn the game as a refugee in Pakistan ‘(The......
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To set right the Left

AROUND THE world, it would seem, the ground is riper than ever before for Left politics. Income inequality—explained succinctly in one of the... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/jobs/to-set-right-the-left/208395/
The Show Stoppers

Movies to watch out for Bollywood is coming of age. For an industry that is more than a hundred years old, these are telling words. But the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/The-Show-Stoppers/2016/02/06/article3260500.ece
UN Rights Chief in Lanka to Discuss War Crimes Probe

The UN human rights chief today arrived here for talks with the Sri Lankan government over its probe into allegations of war crimes during the... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/un-rights-chief-in-lanka-to-discuss-war-crimes-probe/929556
Turkish Border Crossing Closed As Syrians Flee Govt Offensive

Turkey was preparing today for a new influx of refugees fleeing a major offensive by Syria's Russian-backed regime, with tens of thousands of... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/turkish-border-crossing-closed-as-syrians-flee-govt-offensive/929565
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria's president has told his fellow citizens to stop trying to claim asylum in Britain, saying that their reputation for criminality has made... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Nigerians-Should-Not-Seek-Asylum-President-Muhammadu-Buhari/2016/02/06/article3264020.ece

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