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Policeman killed in Baramulla encounter


Acting on a tip off about presence of militants in Kunzer village, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area

India's multiculturalism counters IS radicalisation

Suhasini Haidar

Former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security David Heyman feels India and U.S. must cooperate more closely on new-age threats.

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Do Arvind Kejriwal and his men have the ability, the foresight, and the historical sense to tread a path different from their historical forebears?

NOT JUST ANOTHER JOB: “Governorship is not an employment under the government.” Picture shows Governor Aziz Qureshi at the Raj Bhavan in Lucknow.

The exit of the Governor of Mizoram reignites debate about the institution, highlights that chosen candidates must have a blemish-free public record.

“The short film ‘My Choice’ packages feminism in a seductive manner causing more harm to the movement than good.” Picture shows actor Deepika Padukone posing with Homi Adajania, the director of the short film during its launch.

The video starring Deepika Padukone is viral, but its slick, fluffy content makes one wonder if it does more harm than good for women’s empowerment.

The run, which will be held in the city on April 12th, this year hopes to get more women to adopt a fitter lifestyle and to raise awareness about breast cancer.


Ink it in pink

Preeti Zachariah

A report on how Chennai is gearing up for this year’s edition of Pinkathon, which will be held in on April 12 to raise awareness about breast cancer.

Author Githa Hariharan. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

Almost Home

Home and heart, place and people

Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty

Githa Hariharan's latest roll-out is an attempt at narrating lives lived away from the familiar Western gaze.

Cartier's vintage car exhibition called 'travel with style, concours d'elegance' at Jaipur Polo Grounds in New Delhi on March 14, 2015. Photo: Meeta Ahlawat

Capital check

Of times gone by

Ziya Us Salam

The vintage beauties on wheels line up, some to take guard and relive those glory moments; some to tell themselves that they are still around.

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Martensopoda sanctor and Stenaelurillus albus were sighted by arachnologists near Ponmudi and Malayattoor respectively. Photo: Special Arrangement

Kochi arachnologists discover rare spiders

Special Correspondent

Researchers at the Division of Arachnology have recorded the sighting of a huntsman and jumping spider in Western Ghats.

Climate models indicate the central tropical Pacific Ocean is likely to continue to warm, with El Nino thresholds to be reached or exceeded by mid-year.

Pacific Ocean warms, indicates potential El Nino


Such climatic conditions would prove blow for Australian wheat production, which is reliant on rains

Big cats from tiger reserves in Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh have strayed into forests in Adilabad, strengthening the case for revival of an uninterrupted tiger corridor

Tigers need their zebra crossings

S. Harpal Singh

Straying of big cats into forests in Adilabad strengthened the case for revival of an uninterrupted tiger corridor

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