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A roost of the Indian Flying Fox, the largest bats around us | Photo: Kadambari Deshpande

Live with bats or kill them? There is a third option even during coronavirus crisis

Bats are revered in many parts of India and help in agriculture, but the demand to get rid of them after the coronavirus pandemic is rising.
Animal Husbandry department and forest officials collect bats from a well of a house after the outbreak of 'Nipah' virus

Nipah virus death toll at 10, food safety inspectors to check fruits & vegetables in Kerala

Fruit bats are the natural host of the Nipah virus; 2 persons are critical and 9 are under surveillance in Kerala hospitals.

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Made in China products

Green tea to underpants, China’s grip on Indian lives goes beyond phone apps

There is no way Indians can live without most of the 8,000-odd stuff the country imports from China. So it's just better to wait for the tensions at LAC to simmer down.

Indian lawsuits allege former Wirecard COO played key role in deals later mired in disputes

The suits allege Marsalek took part in negotiations leading to the acquisition of Hermes by a Mauritius-based private equity fund in 2015.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Modi dares China, tells Indian Army ‘our enemies have seen your fire and fury’

China sees Modi’s visit as an attempt to ‘escalate’ the situation. Experts say the visit was a powerful message to China to not escalate the matter.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.