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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.
Pedestrians walk in front of the office buildings in the central business district in Singapore. | Photo: Sanjit Das | Bloomberg

Singapore to work longer, build higher as it approaches power transition

The new plans come as trade-dependent Singapore grapples with fears of a global recession & intensifying rivalry between its 2 biggest trading partners.
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Modi govt rules out age relaxation in upper caste quota, says no need for it

In letter to Social Justice Minister Thawarchand Gehlot, MoS Jitendra Singh says age relaxation is given to a group if it fails to compete with other categories despite quota.
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Modi govt unlikely to relax age limit in quota for poor upper castes despite new demand

The latest demand has been forwarded by the social justice ministry to DoPT without any recommendation on relaxing the age limit.
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Bar Council of India’s discriminatory age cap on study of law is nonsensical 

The Bar Council of India's age limit discriminates against those hailing from underprivileged backgrounds.

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Erdogan’s assault on Macron is the height of cynicism

There was a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t see the West as Turkey’s enemy and even wanted to join the European Union.

Turkey waging new war of economic liberation, says Erdogan after country’s currency falls

Erogan's speech follows the Turkish lira weakening to a record low of 8.3849 per dollar on Friday.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

Here is why US changed Rajnath Singh’s statement on ‘reckless aggression’ by China

Both the US State and Defense departments have added footnotes to the transcripts they released on Rajnath Singh’s remarks at 2+2. The State Department has also updated the text.
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5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.