Dec 19, 2014 01:18 AM
A statistically faulty focus on rape has led to a misdiagnosis and a worsening of India’s real problem: women’s autonomy The recently reported rape of a young woman in a taxi in Delhi has brought back attention to India’s sexual violen
Dec 19, 2014 01:05 AM
Whenever the State has intervened to determine what history should be taught to its citizens, the result has been an unmitigated disaster both for the discipline and for the society Over the past five odd decades the face of History as a discipline has
Dec 19, 2014 12:49 AM
Since Independence, secularism is increasingly opposed to communalism, with the nation no longer central to its definition. Does this indicate the failure of the nation to demonstrate its plurality, and therefore secularism? One of the peculiarities of
Dec 19, 2014 12:12 AM
It has been a glorious year for the Indian Space Research Organisation. The successful launch of Mangalyaan into Mars orbit on September 24 on its maiden attempt was the crowning glory. On December 18, the space organisation followed it up with another st
Dec 19, 2014 12:05 AM
The findings from the latest International Labour Organisation report on real wages point to a mix of proactive initiatives and policy paralysis in different contexts. The study notes that continuing deceleration in the growth of global real wages and dis
Dec 18, 2014 01:18 AM
Time and again, the country has moved on and forgotten about the dead. But not this time For the last decade or so, Pakistanis seemed to have lost the ability to be easily moved by news of tragedy and misfortune — so frequent have been the numbers
Dec 18, 2014 01:13 AM
China’s dominance over India in overseas oil has been on clear display, but there is reason to believe that the competitive landscape may be changing The race between China and India for global oil resources was over before it started. From Centra
Dec 18, 2014 01:05 AM
A brain-injury treatment programme originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes. Representatives with the Eisenhower Center announced on December 16 that it will be the primary fa
Dec 18, 2014 01:02 AM
It is hard to think of more vivid proof of the futility and failure of terrorism than the resilience and rallying together of Australians from many backgrounds, and a far more powerful image to show the world than any sterile propaganda of hate When I f
Dec 18, 2014 12:34 AM
The world saw terrorism’s darkest face on Tuesday. The cold-blooded killing of 132 students and nine staff members in a school in Peshawar has left the entire world shaken at the terrorists’ determination to find ever softer targets and notch
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