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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Off-side stories

March 10, 2021 8:56:44 am

They will continue to be told, even if FIFA changes the rule. What’s a game of football without some outrage?

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The Biden initiative

March 10, 2021 8:55:57 am

As new push for peace in Afghanistan gets underway, India must prepare for challenge of sitting at high table.

Invisible and unheard: India’s women manual scavengers

March 9, 2021 6:24:23 pm

While working to rehabilitate and support manual scavengers, one of the first steps should be to recognise the women engaged in this work and prioritise their needs.

Forty Years Ago, March 9, 1981: Pak talks break down

March 9, 2021 2:42:59 am

Alamgir had demanded the release of 43 prisoners as a condition for the release of the hostages. Earlier, they had demanded the release of 93 prisoners.

Indian Ocean region, Pakistan Sri Lanka relation, LTTE, China influence, India Maldives ties, Indian express news

Out of touch

March 9, 2021 9:10:57 am

Meghan Markle-Prince Harry interview highlights just how ill-fitting an institution House of Windsor is in modern times

Battle for AIADMK

March 9, 2021 9:09:21 am

As Sasikala retreats from electoral battle, onus is on Edappadi Palaniswami to prove his leadership credentials

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Women’s Every Day

March 9, 2021 9:10:08 am

Her struggle is no longer just for a foothold in public spaces, but to demand change, drive it. Hers is an irreversible force

Disha Ravi arrest, farmers’ protest toolkit, Greta Thunberg, environmental activist, Indian express news

Friends in deed

March 8, 2021 9:56:38 am

In a crucial year for India-Bangladesh ties, Delhi must not lose the moment, or take Dhaka for granted

Forty Years Ago, March 8, 1981: Pak plane hijacking

March 8, 2021 2:22:15 am

The Americans’ freedom left three other women on board the aircraft – an elderly Pakistani woman who has refused to leave her son and two airline employees.

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Safe and open

March 8, 2021 9:57:01 am

There is a strong case for EPF rate being retained at 8.5 per cent. It also calls for greater transparency from body administering it

All news is good news

March 6, 2021 8:39:06 am

That’s what a GoM on communication seems to believe — and what its echo chamber faithfully reflects.

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A bad job

March 6, 2021 8:38:24 am

Haryana’s local employment law is shaky on constitutional grounds, risks driving capital away from state

March 6, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Railway Concessions

March 6, 2021 3:20:02 am

The Railway Minister, Kedar Pandey, announced a series of concessions to railway passengers’ fare from 10 per cent to 5 per cent.

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Cancel that

March 6, 2021 8:39:25 am

The estate of Dr Seuss is wrong in withdrawing six of his books. Let’s not play censor for future generations.

Uttarakhand flash flood, Chamoli district, Uttarakhand disaster, mountain ecosystem, Hydel Power Project, Indian express news

Bhangra swag

March 5, 2021 9:05:49 am

People around the world are finding hope and relief in the uniquely Punjabi expression of celebration

Partly free

March 5, 2021 9:05:32 am

Freedom House downgrade is a cue for government, institutions, civil society. Brushing it under PR carpet won’t work

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Measure of confidence

March 5, 2021 9:05:20 am

Promising efficacy data will ease hesitancy about Covaxin, place inoculation drive on surer footing

Forty Years Ago, March 5, 1981: Reagan On Soviets

March 5, 2021 2:14:50 am

On Soviet Union President Brezhnev’s invitation to a summit, Reagan said, “I think it would help bring about such a meeting if the Soviet Union revealed that its moderate its aggression.

After the blackout

After the blackout

March 4, 2021 7:55:59 am

Power breakdown in Mumbai last year exposes vulnerability, points to new front. It should serve as wake-up call

Forty Years Ago, March 4, 1981: Pak Plane Hijacking

Forty Years Ago, March 4, 1981: Pak Plane Hijacking

March 4, 2021 3:53:17 am

A Pakistani International Airlines official in Kabul said that the negotiators had arrived and already contacted the two or more hijackers who commandeered the Boeing to the Afghan capital.

Piercing the impunity

Piercing the impunity

March 4, 2021 7:56:15 am

Sexual harassment of TN IPS officer is a test case. Flagrant misconduct must not go unpunished

Indo-Pak Express

Indo-Pak Express

March 4, 2021 7:56:26 am

India’s Bopanna and Pakistan’s Qureshi are playing together again and it’s a fine tale to tell

Forty Years Ago, March 3, 1981: Govt on corruption

Forty Years Ago, March 3, 1981: Govt on corruption

March 3, 2021 4:00:37 am

There was an eye on the future so as to establish a precedent to not look into the affairs of the previous government.

Consumer undurables

Consumer undurables

March 3, 2021 8:28:33 am

EU has enacted a ‘right to repair’. But there is no law to regulate the love of the new and shiny

Piercing the impunity

Concerns about credit

March 3, 2021 8:28:45 am

As borrowers and lenders turn wary, banks will have to build capital buffers to withstand Covid shock, lend to economy