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Why abrogation of the Indus Waters Treaty sucks

'Make no mistake, depriving water deliberately to a nation of 190 million people is a repugnant idea.''The world community won't forgive us,' warns Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. Yashwant Sinha,......

PHOTOS: Rajasthan forts, Mt Fuji on the World Heritage List

United Nations' World Heritage Committee, during its 37th session held in Cambodia from 16-17 June, decided to include 19 new cultural and natural properties on the prestigious World Heritage List.......

Indian rescue team's plan of action for Japan

As the nuclear crisis in quake-hit Japan escalates, nations across the world rush to its rescue. Search teams from United States and Britain have been serving in Japan for days now and India will......

World condemns Israel's midsea mayhem

United Nations members and officials came out in strong condemnation of Israel's attack on a humanitarian flotilla headed to the Gaza strip on Monday, with its chief Ban Ki Moon seeking a 'full......

Today, over 1 billion people are hungry: UN chief

United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon on Monday said the presence of one billion hungry people in the world was unacceptable and noted that farmers are the 'heart and soul' of food security and poverty......

Make in India: A sleeping lion

Make in India right now is just a slogan. The policy content is missing or not clearly articulated. The lion with cogs and wheels must now show some majestic movement forward, says Rahul Khullar.......

Is it time to end a 150-year-old tradition and move to a Jan-Dec financial year?

The most serious recommendations to change the financial year came in the years preceded by deficient rainfall. The Jha committee was formed after droughts in 1979-80 and 1982-83, reports Rishika......

Mr Gopichand's healthy choice

Brand ambassadors and their lackeys are busy opposing the idea of being held accountable, even though they are ready to take all the money, says Sunita Narain. Pullela Gopichand, bottom, left, is......

Why the outlook for globalisation is bleak

Although the returns from outward-looking policies are less today, substantial gains can still be made with good policies and initiatives, says Shankar Acharya. Twenty years from now, if the world......

Coca-Cola bottling plant in troubled waters again

Beverages major Coca-Cola is again in troubled waters. While it has for quite a while faced questions on over-usage of groundwater in its bottling plants, there is now a First Information Report......

Truly, our greatest actor

'It's a joy working there.''It's good work and when you come back it gives you pleasure.''On returning you take a shower and look at the day and say, "Ah! Nice scenes we did!"''Here sometimes you......

'Priyanka convinced me that she is in a very happy place'

'Priyanka is very, very kind-hearted... kind to a fault. She is too kind. That is something people do not know...'Fascinating insights about PeeCee from her mom, Dr Madhu Chopra. Part 1: The......

China's big bucks luring soccer's talent

Carlos Tevez will be paid £615,000 a week at Shanghai Shenhua, making him the world's best paid footballer -- his salary is now more than Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's!China is......

Swiss-based trade union to inspect Qatar 2022 World Cup sites

A global trade union for construction workers that has criticized labour conditions in Qatar will inspect soccer stadiums being built for the 2022 World Cup in the Gulf Arab state. The Geneva-based......

Prince Ali says FIFA needs to speed up reforms

IMAGE: Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein (left), president of the Jordanian Football Association, speaks with Reuters journalist Suleiman al-Khalidi during an interview, in Amman, Jordan, on......

2018 WC qualifiers: Swiss stun Portugal; Otamendi equaliser saves Argentina

IMAGE: Switzerland's Breel Embolo fights for the ball Portugal's William Carvalho and Bernardo Silva. Photograph: Ruben Sprich /Reuters. Switzerland struck twice in quick succession to stun Euro......

'Narsingh would have won the silver if he had competed in Rio'

- 'There is no fault on part of the federation. NADA is the final authority on doping in India, they gave Narsingh clearance.' - 'UWW gave its nod for Narsingh's participation, IOC gave its......
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North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

Seoul: North Korea on Saturday test-fired a ballistic missile, which exploded after lift-off, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency. The... ...

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as Hindu nationalism surges in India, cows are protected but minorities not so much

Indolent Indian cows sitting or eating on the busiest roads of the country’s cities are common sights for anyone who has ever visited the... ...

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He Was Searching For Intersexual Pigs And Ended Up Finding The World's Rarest Dog

Twenty years after beginning his quest to find what’s been called the world’s rarest canine species , James “Mac” McIntyre... ...

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N Korean media issue threat to 'wipe out' US

An official North Korean website warned today that Pyongyang will "wipe out" the United States if Washington starts a war on the peninsula, the... ...

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Rain Men

Narayan Bhai Chawda, a farmer at Gomchi village in Chhattisgarh’s capital Raipur, says he has been getting weather-based agro-advisories... ...

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