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Preet Chandi to Xiomara Castro — meet the women making history in 2022

From politics and justice to sport and entertainment, women in all spheres across the globe are already excelling this year.

‘Headstrong’ or ‘Dependent’? How stereotypes affect men-women pay gaps

A US research on gender pay gap found “significant penalties” for women who were 'headstrong' and for men who exhibited dependent behaviour.

Inequality is not confined to humans. Animals are divided by privilege, too

A study published in the Journal of Behavioural Ecology has found that mammals, fish, birds and even insects benefit from inherited wealth and abilities.

40% of all projected job growth will be in this sector. It’s not technology

As demographics shift, with countries facing ageing populations, and cultural norms evolve, with more women going to work, the demand for this job will go up.

More and more young British Indians want ‘love-cum-arranged marriage’

My research shows that British Indians feet they have the ‘freedom to fall in love with anyone’ but within certain boundaries.

New study shows ‘dry’ Kalahari was more important to human evolution than previously thought

Researchers from South Africa, Canada, UK, Australia and Austria have been working to understand what the climate of Kalahari was like 105,000 years ago.

Bob Dylan to sell his entire song catalog to Universal as he cashes in on boom in music rights

Encompassing 600 works, including classics like 'Blowin in the wind' & 'The Times They Are a-Changin', Dylan’s songs are worth more than $200 million.

It takes teamwork, to both get the job done and take a break from the job

Research found that teams of exhausted consultants sought to strike work-life balance by deciding as a group when every member could take a predictable time off.

As 2020 draws closer, here are eight cruises you must not miss in the New Year

The Caribbean still reigns supreme when it comes to cruising, but there’s a whole new world to explore.

Brain-washing: Scientists say a goodnight’s sleep is nature’s detox

Lack of sleep inflicts big costs on the economy. Several large organisations – Google included – have sleep pods in their offices for restorative naps.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge | ANI file photo

Congress is becoming Nokia, Kodak of Gujarat politics. Outdated KHAM lens will wipe it out

After winning the biggest electoral victory in 1995 Gujarat elections, Congress lost seven consecutive elections in the state. It cannot remind voters about its rule anymore.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.