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Saturday, August 08, 2020

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400 years ago, a famous astronomer and his mother’s trial for witchcraft

August 07, 2020 8:22 am

Johannes Kepler's mother was arrested for witchcraft on August 7, 1620. He put his work on hold, defended her in court, and secured her freedom

Explained: Why women are sharing black-and-white photos of themselves on social media

August 01, 2020 11:30 am

Some claim the challenge started in Turkey, where the campaign is associated with raising awareness about femicide in the country.

Explained: How the Covid-19 pandemic has changed consumer behaviour

July 19, 2020 11:37 am

Falling incomes coupled with low optimism about the economy is making Indian consumers spend more on essentials, such as grocery and household supplies, and cutting back on categories like apparel, footwear, and travel.

Explained: George Floyd’s America in black & white

June 22, 2020 2:57 pm

Black Rights Matter carries echoes of MLK’s civil rights movement. A look at what is similar, what is different, and what African Americans have faced in between.