October 21, 2018 6:00:22 am
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Much like humans, animals have fashioned their own tools — with far less devastating consequences.

October 21, 2018 6:00:21 am
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New Zealand’s Sanctuary Mountain’s conservation method spells wonders for its flora, fauna.

October 21, 2018 12:39:32 pm

While it may not be fitting to suggest that the modern thali descended from the temple thaal, some of earliest records of food assembled on a platter, called naivedya, date to the 11th century.

October 21, 2018 6:00:14 am
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For generations, Ramnagar’s locals have been protecting Sita’s grove at Sitabani, where she is believed to have lived in exile.

October 21, 2018 6:00:11 am
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Rahi Anil Barve on directing the all-consuming Tumbbad, the primal emotions of greed and fear, and why box-office returns are crucial.

October 21, 2018 6:00:11 am
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WhatsApp Uncle talks about how the road to knowledge and votes is paved with difficulties.

October 21, 2018 6:00:05 am
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Anil Dhawan on his big-screen comeback with Andhadhun, his love for the ’70s and his favourite co-actors.

October 21, 2018 6:11:40 am
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The professor who is facing disciplinary action for sexual harassment has a doctoral degree from the US and has been at IISc for two decades.

October 21, 2018 7:09:41 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the memorial in Chanakyapuri on October 21 observed as police commemoration day.

October 21, 2018 7:12:00 am

Until now, 1989 has been considered the worst year as far as election turnouts go — when militancy took hold of the Valley.

October 21, 2018 5:35:46 am
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Most people in the affected families were small-time labourers, wood polish workers, sanitary workers, gardeners, painters, etc — most of them migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, settled in Punjab for decades.

October 21, 2018 8:50:32 am
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Actor Tanushree Dutta on why she started the #MeToo fire in Bollywood.

October 21, 2018 7:47:43 am
J&K: Activist Talib Hussain granted bail in rape case

Subsequently, in a public statement, senior Supreme Court advocate Indira Jaising announced that she intended to stop appearing on behalf of the Hussain , a decision she had taken in “view of full support of the #MeToo movement”.

October 21, 2018 5:19:59 am
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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered the probe soon after reaching Amritsar in the morning. He is learnt to have given instructions that the inquiry, its terms and deadline should be notified on Saturday itself.

October 21, 2018 7:16:11 am
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Wickremesinghe’s India visit comes in the backdrop of controversial media reports that Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has accused the Indian intelligence agency, R&AW, of plotting his assassination, a claim firmly rejected as “false” by Colombo.

October 21, 2018 7:05:23 am
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Around midnight, a few hours after at least 59 people were killed and several injured in the train mishap near Amritsar, the administration struggled to accommodate the injured victims and the police tried to keep pace with paperwork.

October 21, 2018 2:43:55 pm
Kerela has been witnessing massive protests by Lord Ayyappa devotees opposing the apex court's verdict. (Express file photo)

The woman, S P Manju, who was earlier associated with Kerala Dalit Maha Federation, left Pamba in the evening and told the media that she has not abandoned her attempt to get to Sabarimala temple now that the Supreme Court has allowed entry to women of all ages.

October 21, 2018 12:39:13 pm

According to sources, CBI has put telephone intercepts, WhatsApp messages, money trail and a statement before the magistrate under Section 164. Text messages sent to Asthana seeking a reaction went unanswered.

October 21, 2018 12:39:22 pm
Brothers Gaurav (left) and Rahul Dogra cremated their sister Amisha, her husband Aman Dogra, and the couple’s two children in Amritsar Saturday. (Express photo/Gurmeet Singh)

Cremation ground manager Dharmendra said 12 workers, double the usual number on duty, had been helping the families with the cremations. “The temple trust has decided not to charge anything from families of the accident victims,” he said.

October 21, 2018 4:48:44 am

Debbarman, working president of the Tripura Congress, said there cannot be “different rules for different states” in India when it comes to citizenship.