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Opinion  /  Published 06.05.21

International realities and fight against Covid

India is reeling under one of the most serious public health challenges in the post-Independence era. The immediate crisis has a strong internal dimension and this fact cannot be overemphasized. One n...
By Luv Puri in

North East  /  Published 04.05.21

HC on safe passage of 7 Myanmarese

The High Court of Manipur on Monday directed the state and central governments to facilitate the travel of seven Myanmarese nationals to New Delhi “without any obstruction” to enable them ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 04.05.21

Other women

In India, women form the vast majority of migrants — 80 per cent of the total internal migrants as per NSSO and 70.7 per cent of internal migrants as per Census 2001. It has been estimated that ...
By Minakshi Dewan in

World  /  Published 02.05.21

Myanmar: UN warns of crisis

Protesters against military rule marched in Myanmar on Saturday three months after a coup ended a democratic transition, with several small blasts compounding a sense of crisis that a UN envoy warned ...
By Reuters in Bangkok

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.21

Body of crime

Slavery is alive and kicking; some of its forms are so banal that they ask to be taken for granted. That invests with irony the title of a recent report, My Body is My Own, published by the Unite...
By The Editorial Board in


Science Tech  /  Published 07.04.21

Video game to teach kids about ozone layer

Visuals always help explain concepts to children, something the video game Reset Earth does — the need to protect the ozone layer. The game combines science and play to prove a point.  Pre...
By Mathures Paul in

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.21

Howrah Bridge lit in blue

Howrah Bridge illuminated in blue on Friday evening to mark World Autism Awareness Day. April 2 is designated as World Autism Awareness Day by the United Nations. “Light it up Blue” is a c...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 30.03.21

Bloodbath: Myanmar military coup

Symbols function as ciphers. The message need not be heartening always. The symbolism of eight countries — India was among them — sending their representatives to attend Myanmar’s Ar...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 29.03.21

Myanmar: Junta fires at mourners

Myanmar security forces opened fire on Sunday, witnesses said, at people gathered for the funeral of one of the 114 people killed the previous day, the bloodiest day of protests since the military cou...
By Reuters in

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.21

Revival plan for multilateralism

One of the most discussed fallouts of the Covid-19 pandemic has been the apparent failure of multilateralism. Over the years, multilateral institutions, such as the United Nations, the World Health Or...
By Swati Prabhu in


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