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Egyptologist may have cracked the mystery of hauling large stone blocks to great heights

The discovery could even provide evidence that pulleys were invented hundreds of years earlier than previously documented.
RSS members in New Delhi | Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Rahul Gandhi is right: India’s RSS is a lot like the Muslim Brotherhood

But what has the Congress done to counter it all these years?

Palestinian teen activist has been released, and #piegate is taking over Australia

China has established a firm base in Latin America, and Egypt is using "fake news" to arrest dissenting journalists. 
Trump and Putin

Putin gets the summit he’d been waiting for, and a crocodile massacre in Indonesia

Senior military officers in Egypt may escape punishment for post-Morsi violence, and British army to hire Gurkha women.
Square number three

When did humans first learn to count?

All computation and algebra that we know today, had developed over time in India and gradually transmitted to the Western world by Islamic scholars. 
Gaza Palestine Israel

Global Pulse: Israel is treading a fine line after worst violence in Gaza since 2014 war

The protests were the start of a six-week campaign called the Great Return March. It was supposed to be a peaceful sit-in to raise awareness about Gaza and the Palestinian peoples' dispossession.
Xi Jinping and Kim Jong un

Global Pulse: Kim Jong-un met Xi Jinping in an unannounced, secret visit to China

Reports of Kim Jong-un travelling to Beijing this week have been confirmed, in his first trip outside of North Korea since he came into power in 2011.
President of Egypt

Global Pulse: Egypt’s President Sissi is facing discontent among the military ahead of elections

Meanwhile, democracy in Tanzania is in peril, and Theresa May should consider hitting Russia where it hurts— and go after the rich Russian oligarchs in Britain. 
Venezuela protests

Global Pulse: With outbreaks in violence, starvation & migration, the Venezuela crisis is worse

Venezuela is in the middle of terrible humanitarian crisis, and governments in Latin America are at a loss on how to respond.

On Camera


Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.


Gunman kills 25-year-old youth in Pulwama district

Police are hunting down the assailant who killed the man near his residence
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?