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A timeline of what happened with the 39 men in Iraq India ‘forgot about’

After three years of denying it, Sushma Swaraj announced Tuesday that the 39 Indians missing in Iraq since 2014 are dead.

Will Pluto be a planet again? Planetary scientists deliberate at Texas event

In 2006, Pluto was declared a dwarf planet because of a change in the definition of the word ‘planet’ and since then a number of definitions have been doing the rounds.

After BJP seals victories in northeast, an Airbnb boost for tourism in the region

A tripartite pact was signed between Airbnb, North East Council and North East Tourism Development Council, a move aimed at building micro entrepreneurship in the region.

P. Chidambaram says Tirupati’s hundi collectors count notes faster than RBI. How much do they count?

P. Chidambaram was mocking the RBI for not completing the counting of currency notes 15 months after demonetisation. 

Not just about Nirbhaya’s mother, Karnataka top cop has a history of misogynistic remarks

Known to be an honest officer, H.T. Sangliana once booked his wife for using his official car to go shopping.

Irrfan Khan has a neuroendocrine tumour. Here’s what it means

They are not cancerous by definition, and can be benign. Bengaluru: Bollywood star Irrfan Khan announced Friday, a week after telling fans he had been...

How Punjabi pop sensation Daler Mehndi got embroiled in ‘human trafficking’

Daler Mehndi and his late brother Shamsher Singh allegedly took 10 people to the US in the 1990s disguised as dance crew and left them there illegally.

Will Vinod Rai retire for the third time, adhering to Lodha committee’s age cap?

The SC-appointed Lodha panel had recommended that office-bearers in the BCCI should not stay on be beyond the age of 70. Will the CoA chief stick to it?

For Indian & Pakistani diplomats, harassment is the old normal

A Pakistani statement detailed incidents of ‘deliberate bullying’ of officers, staff & families of the High Commission in New Delhi. India called it a...

Dhinakaran remains loyal to Amma, not her party

The former AIADMK leader who launched his new party Thursday rose to prominence within a short period of time. His party flag bears a Jayalalithaa image.

On Camera

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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