THE SUNDAY GUARDIAN

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Priyanka Vadra is riding a punctured scooter: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation,...

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Original intelligence will prevail over artificial intelligence in tussle: Dipak Misra

Former Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra talks at length on law, myths and dharma.   New Delhi: In...

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China must support India, not Masood Azhar

President Donald J. Trump of the United States may have given policymakers in the Lutyens Zone of New Delhi occasional...

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A rigorous quality test for leading toothpaste brands

Here are the key findings from quality assessment tests conducted on eight popular toothpaste brands in India. They were ranked...

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‘Raman was always there for me, as a guide and guru’

In his foreword to A.K. Ramanujan’s just published Journeys: A Poet’s Diary, playwright Girish Karnad recalls how much he borrowed...

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‘Toolbox Terror’ must be investigated

What was termed “toolbox terror” by a professor of geopolitics after the crippling of INS Arihant two years ago through...

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Origins of modern Indian cuisine and its global reach

Indian cuisine reflects a 5,000-year history, encompassing an array of native regional sub-cuisines from the geographic landscape of the subcontinent....

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She was British by birth, Indian by cultural affinity

In his new book, journalist and author Andrew Whitehead writes about Freda Bedi, an English champion of Indian nationalism who...

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Digital empowerment for India’s senior citizens

Technology is often marketed for the young, but it can serve as a great tool for enabling our senior citizens...

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Time for model conduct

Now that the elections to the 17th Lok Sabha have been declared, the next two months will be spent in...

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It’s time to institutionalise vocational training in India

To prepare India’s future workforce for the specialised demands of the job market, our policymakers have to lay more emphasis...

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Visual substitutes for memory: A photographic journey into the past

The camera’s vision, unmediated by consciousness or an uncertain memory, allows the past to speak for itself, inviting the beholder...

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluting the CRPF personnel who were killed in a suicide attack by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on 14th Feb 2019; at Palam Airport in New Delhi on Feb 15, 2019. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

Opposition worried about possible BJP poll victory after Balakot strike

I was travelling when I heard the news of the Pulwama attack and was highly saddened with the killing of...

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USTR to India: Forget the needy

The problem with President Donald J. Trump is that his decisions seem as changeable and as incomprehensible as his moods....

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Surface cleaners with antibacterial agents put to a quality-assessment test

A Delhi-based consumer-interest organisation tested eight surface cleaners, in the price range of Rs 8.70-17.8 per 100ml, on parameters such...

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‘It was a full moon night and the tides were at their peak…’

In his new book, author Benjamin Kingsbury uncovers the harrowing history of the Bengal cyclone of 1876, which claimed over...

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Unite against cross-border terror

The last five years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government have seen a vast number of forces arrayed against him,...

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What does it mean to be a woman writer in India?

In this introductory piece to an anthology of women’s writing she edited, Annie Zaidi looks at the marginal though defining...

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World music gets a fitting tribute in festive Udaipur

The latest edition of Udaipur World Music Festival hosted bands from around the world and reconfirmed one’s faith in the...

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Action needed on Terroristan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement on the Pulwama terror attack was an unconscionable attempt to brazen out a heinous...

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An account of China’s blank cheque diplomacy

In the wake of Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s move to make himself ruler for life, everyone is wondering about his...

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These simple pointers can help you improve your board results

So, your boards begin in a few days. You’re probably tense. Understandably so. As an Indian student, the boards will...

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A historical and scientific examination of the heart

In his book Heart: A History, author and cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar looks back at how  philosophers and physicians across the...

How CRPF convoy was trapped. (IANS Infographics)

‘Explosive-laden car was following convoy’

SRINAGAR/ NEW DELHI: The Valentine’s Day isn’t a very popular event among the forces, yet for over 2,500 men of...