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Poor infrastructure — not outdated syllabi — is what ails Indian universities
Teaching at the school-level has a profound effect on the quality of our university graduates. (Source: Express File) The famous scientist and peace advocate, Linus Pauling once sai [...]
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Pokémon GO: Why I can’t find myself playing this wretched game
Pokémon GO: I don’t love this game and here’s why. Pokémon GO was launched 21 days ago; and I have had the game installed on my phone for 20 of those days. I have kept [...]
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Chandrababu seeks all-party support to AP Reorganisation Bill
Vijayawada, Jul 26: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said it was the responsibility of all political parties in Parliament to undo the injustice done to Andhra Pradesh in the matter of its bifurcation. "The Bharatiya Janata Party has a larger [...]
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July 27, Forty Years Ago: Sriram’s Record
India’s Sriram Singh finished seventh in the Olympic 800 metres race, despite returning a career-best timing of one minute 45.77 seconds at Montreal. The gold was won by Cuba’s Alberto Juantorena in a world record time. No Hockey Medal For the first t [...]
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From Hafiz Saeed to Geelani, everyone wants a piece of Burhan Wani
Bengaluru, July 27: After Hafiz Saeed, it is Syed Ali Shah Geelani who is desperate to stay relevant in Jammu and Kashmir. In today's circumstance the best way to stay in news is to be associated with Burhan Wani, the Hizbul [...]
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Arrest of AAP MLAs: Party finds itself resource-crunched for elections
AAP leader Ashutosh addressing mediapersons in Ahmedabad. (Express photo by Javed Raja) Even as the Aam Aadmi Party puts up a brave front with its legislators being arrested one aft [...]
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Mending fences
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s two-day visit to Kashmir has sent out the message that the Centre wants to talk to the people of the Valley and build an “emotional bond” with them. But he came up against that old problem — who represents the p [...]
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BJP MLA seeks 'Maharashtra Bhushan' for Rajinikanth
Mumbai, Jul 26: BJP MLA Anil Gote today said Maharashtra government should give the state's highest award, 'Maharashtra Bhushan', to superstar and "son of the soil" Rajinikanth. Raising the issue in the Lower House, Gote said Rajinikanth, who was born Shivaji [...]
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Five killed as house collapses in Andhra Pradesh
Kadapa (AP), Jul 26: Five persons, including two children, were today killed after the roof of a house collapsed due to incessant rains at Utapalavaram village in Kadapa district, police said. The incident happened in wee hours today when the old-clay [...]
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Twitter Treadmill
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lets his ministers know that they will be judged by their 'social' standing. [...]
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Michelle Obama’s persuasive DNC speech is proof she can run for president in 2020
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during the first session at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young Michelle Ob [...]
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AgustaWestland: CBI back on money trail as info comes in from 3 countries
New Delhi, July 26: After a brief lull, the tempo in the AgustaWestland probe will pick up with the agencies planning on undertaking another round of questioning of the suspects. This time around the probe would be to find the trail [...]
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With ruckus over private member’s bill in RS, Congress sees an opening in Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi: Opposition members protest in front of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha P.J. Kurien during the Monsoon Session of parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Source: PTI Photo / TV GRAB)[/c [...]
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Rajasthan wants Maha industrialists to partner in farm sector
Mumbai, July 26: Rajasthan government is seeking technology and investments from Maharashtra to strengthen fast growing agriculture and related sectors in the desert state. "We seek technology and investments to strengthen agriculture and allied sectors. We invite industrialists and farmers of [...]
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Bajrang Dal goons thrash Assam migrants in Chikkamagaluru
Chikkamagaluru, July 26: Close on heels of an attack on Dalits for allegedly storing beef at home, Bajrang Dal activists on Monday night attacked migrant Assamese workers who had just landed in Aldur in the district to work in the coffee [...]
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Uddhav Thackeray comments: Shiv Sena muscle flexing fails to move partner BJP, again
Politically, the BJP has nothing to lose should the Shiv Sena exit the alliance. (Express Archive) Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has once again launched a blistering attack on al [...]
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Irom Sharmila to end fast on Aug 9, wishes to contest election
Imphal, July 26: Well known human rights activist Irom Sharmil, popularly known as 'Iron Lady', to break her 16 year long hunger strike next month, media reported. According to media reports, she has decided to end her fast on August 9 [...]
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In Pics: Mahatma Gandhi's Dandi March featured in Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum
New Delhi, July 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the second phase of the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum on Monday in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee and other officials. Mukherjee, who completed four years in office on July 25, said that [...]
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The right choice
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s decision to invite Gita Gopinath, a Harvard University economist, as his financial adviser is a smart move and indicates his willingness to look beyond Marxist wisdom to address the economic challenges faced by h [...]
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Beyond the numbers
Dalit community members protesting in Gujarat against incident of violence against them. (File Photo) After protests against the assault on four Dalits by gaurakshaks in Una in Guj [...]
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SC adjourns petition seeking probe into allegations by BV Acharya
New Delhi, July 25: A petition seeking an investigation into the autobiography written by senior advocate, B V Acharya has been adjourned by the Supreme Court. The matter will be taken up by the Supreme Court after four weeks. A petition [...]
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Metro makes to most of BMTC, KSRTC 2-day strike
Bengaluru, July 25: While a two-day bus strike has forced schools and colleges to be shut across the state, the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has come to the rescue of passengers by increasing the frequency of trains. Chief Public [...]
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The Worship of False Gods
The history of millenarian movements teaches us, though, to read jihadism as a part of a landscape marked by the rise of a violent new right — witness the obscenities of Joseph Kony in Ugan [...]
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Sisterhood Across Parties
What is noteworthy is that Mayawati deliberately made a calculated outreach to women politicians although her male colleagues had defended her equally vociferously. The outrage OVER [...]
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AFSPA should be revoked on trial basis: J&K CM
Jammu, July 25: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has asked the Centre to revoke Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from 25 to 40 areas of Valley on trial basis. "As a test case if it is done and [...]
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How a marriage bureau became a front for conversions and radicalisation
Bengaluru, July 25: Was a marriage bureau used as a platform to convert people and lure them to join the ISIS? Investigators believe that a marriage bureau, run by Rizwan Khan was indulging in the same. Two persons- Rizwan Khan and [...]
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S H Raza’s journey
The elation of Independence, however, had been dismantled by the ravages of the Partition and for Raza it led to extreme isolation as his family members decided to leave for Pakistan. (Source [...]
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Raja-Mandala: Frontrunner’s dilemmas
Unlike many leaders in the Republican party who refused to endorse Trump, Sanders has backed Clinton and emphasised the importance of defeating Trump. (Source: Reuters) On the face [...]
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