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How Basanti Devi Saved The Kosi River

'I am happy that Kosi Ma is alive and now she is looking after us.''I am proud of what I did.' IMAGE: Environmentalist Basanti Devi receives the Nari Shakti Puraskar in 2016 from then President......

Modi's Sangamam: Less Of Tamil, More Of Politics

The inaugural Sangamam turned out to be a political Hindutva function than a gathering on the Hindu religion, observes N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi inaugrates......

Why I Was Detained For 27 Hours In Egypt

'I was not scared because I knew I had not done anything wrong. And I was walking for a good cause.' IMAGE: Ajit Rajagopal. All photographs: Ajit Rajagopal The 2022 United Nations Climate Change......

Why Should Data Not Go Private?

The development of private data sources is a hugely positive development.It should serve as a challenge to the government to improve its own record on producing timely and reliable statistics,......

POCSO at 10: Acquittals outdo convictions, high pendency, long disposal time

There are three acquittals for every conviction in a Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Act case, according to a study on the decade-old law to protect children. The analysis......

AWS upbeat on India market, sees massive headroom for growth in cloud adoption

Within days of announcing mega investments for building in Hyderabad its second data centre cluster in India, Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Monday said it is excited about the India market, where......

Q2 GDP is pegged at 5.8%

Citing a weak manufacturing sector coupled with the steep margin compression, SBI Research has pencilled in the country's GDP growth for the second quarter at 5.8 per cent, down 30 basis points......

S&P cuts India's growth forecast to 7% for FY23

S&P Global Ratings on Monday cut India's economic growth forecast for current fiscal year to 7 per cent, but said the domestic demand-led economy will be less impacted by the global slowdown.......

Recession unlikely in APAC region in 2023: Moody's

A recession is unlikely in the APAC region in the coming year, although the area will face headwinds from higher interest rates and slower global trade growth, Moody's Analytics said on Thursday.......

Is India Witnessing A Silent Bull Market?

The most important positive of India's stealth bull market is earnings growth across different sectors, explains Debashis Basu. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ At the end of July, I had......

Will rain dampen India's chances of saving NZ ODI series?

The weather forecast for the third and final ODI is not encouraging as far as India are concerned, with some heavy rain predicted on Wednesday. IMAGE: Shikhar Dhawan-led India face a must-win......

FIFA World Cup PIX: Ghana edge out South Korea in thriller

IMAGES from the FIFA World Cup Group H match played between Ghana and South Korea on Monday.   IMAGE: Ghana players celebrate their 3-2 victory over South Korea. Photograph: Claudio......

WC PIX: Costa Rica stun Japan with late Fuller winner

Images from the FIFA World Cup Group E match between Japan and Costa Rica on Sunday. IMAGE: Costa Rica’s Keysher Fuller, left, celebrates after scoring with their Brandon......

FIFA WC: Africa still searching for the win

IMAGE: Ghana's Andre Ayew scores their first goal against Portugal. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters Two strikes from Ghana on Thursday broke the African goal drought at the World Cup but none......

UK comedian shreds 10,000 pounds protesting Beckham

Joe Lycett said last week he would donate the money to charity if Beckham agreed to cut ties with the World Cup host or he would shred the money before the tournament began.   IMAGE: On......
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