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US basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant was a gifted scorer whose intensity and work ethic became lore throughout the sports world.
Anti-CAA protesters in Delhi lifting a banner which says reject CAB and boycott NRC.

European Parliament to debate and vote on anti-CAA resolution

The resolution states that CAA marks 'a dangerous shift ' in the way citizenship will be determined in India and is set to create the 'largest statelessness crisis in the world'.
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It is time to stop agewise employment discrimination

As retirement age goes up everywhere, nations will be forced to deal with increasingly disgruntled old people, who also happen to be most disciplined voters.
Donald Trump delivers a speech during a special address on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on 21 January

What we learned in Davos about climate, economics and Trump

Global economic expansion may be on firm ground, but it faces risk of trade tensions and future environmental challenges.
Workers load sack of Barley onto a truck at a grain market in Rewari, Haryana. | Photographer - Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg

There are 40 million people in modern slavery. AI and satellite imaging can end that

Modern slavery is a market failure of massive proportions, present in just about every country, generating an estimated $150 billion of profit globally.
John Kapoor

Amritsar-born Indian American executive sentenced to 66 months for Opioid fraud

John Kapoor, founder of Opioid company Isys, was sentenced for leading a conspiracy that led to a crisis in the U.S. crisis over the highly addictive medicines.
(Representational Image) of protests in Baghdad, Iraq | Commons

Iraq has lots of protesters, and a government on autopilot

The protesters may have ceded center stage today, but they are determined to reclaim the public square in the weeks ahead.
A work platform sits under the folding wingtip of a Boeing Co. 777X airplane while under production at a manufacturing facility in Everett, Washington | Bloomberg

Boeing 777X to take first flight into troubled skies for jumbo jets

The plane features stunning composite wings, the longest Boeing has ever built, with a span of 235 feet 5 inches when fully extended.
Amazon CEO

Access, not technology was the key to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ hack

The Jeff Bezos hack reveals non-technological aspects of 21st century hacking and what it takes to uncover secrets of the world's richest man.
lab technician or doctor handles a test tube

Coronavirus death toll climbs to 41 in China, with new cases found in US and Europe

The virus is believed to have emerged last month in a seafood and wildlife market in Wuhan, spreading from infected animals to humans.

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Amit Shah raises Shaheen Bagh in Delhi election: BJP’s desperation or trump card?

As pre-poll surveys show a clear edge for Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP, BJP is pitching Shaheen Bagh as a campaign issue in the Delhi assembly election.

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Arshad Sami Khan

Role Adnan Sami’s father played for Pakistan in 1965 that has landed his Padma Shri in row

Adnan Sami's father, Flight Lieutenant Arshad Sami Khan, was part of the raid by Pakistan Air Force that destroyed Patahnkot air base during 1965 war.

The world has a message for Modi: Brand India is severely damaged

India’s image — and by extension Modi’s — has been damaged by a combination of identity politics and economic decline. But the world isn’t writing us off, not yet.