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The cap forbidden by mom

Jun 27, 2017
At nine, Amjad Alam should be reading elementary history and geography but he already knows one important fact about current affairs in India. That it is too risky to wear skullcaps on trains.   | Read..

Gang of Two stalls cricket reforms

Jun 27, 2017
Word is that former presidents Narayanswami Srinivasan and Anurag Thakur, who usually aren't on the same page, came together to scuttle a move which would actually have...   | Read..

From US soil, Modi 'Attocks' Pakistan

Jun 27, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has carried out a "surgical strike" from US soil, literally changing the map of the subcontinent by yanking Attock out of Pakistan...   | Read..

Protesters drain hill hydel dam

Jun 27, 2017
Protesters have emptied water from a small hydel power plant near Darjeeling, shutting it down and threatening an encore if it is restarted.   | Read..

Racism finger at golf club

Jun 27, 2017
A Khasi woman from Meghalaya was allegedly asked to leave Delhi Golf Club yesterday because her jainsem, the traditional attire of Khasi women, was perceived to be a maid's...   | Read..

BJD in spot over Kovind

Jun 27, 2017
BJD president and chief minister Naveen Patnaik's decision to extend support to NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind continues to evoke criticism even from within his...   | Read..

Govt shielding cop, says Hemant

Jun 27, 2017
Leader of Opposition and JMM working president Hemant Soren accused the Raghubar Das government of shielding Special Branch ADG Anurag Gupta who had allegedly portrayed...   | Read..

JDU rages, RJD holds fire

Jun 27, 2017
The Janata Dal United today intensified its attack on the RJD, likening its role in the Grand Alliance to that of a maid-servant, and demanded the resignation of its senior...   | Read..

Cabinet in B-school, CM at home

Jun 27, 2017
In a first for Jharkhand, nine ministers of the state's 11-member cabinet are now in IIM-Ahmedabad undergoing a leadership development training programme, the three-day...   | Read..
The cap forbidden by mom
 
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20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others. It's been wonderful

J.K. ROWLING

on Twitter on Harry Potter turning 20

 
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