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Tighten the Screws

When I mentioned about the story to a bank official to seek advice, the question asked was a simple one – Why do you want to publish the story? For a moment, you wonder what the purpose of covering such a story is. The obvious answer is to inform, to tell a story as it […]

‘Sexual harassment at work still perennial issue for women’

New Delhi: National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said that women are still a victim of sexual harassment at workplace and many do...

Once a poetic experience, sex has now become an unfulfilling encounter

By Saket Suman New Delhi:  She is an acknowledged authority on the Kama Sutra, and her recent book, "The Arts of Seduction", is billed as a...

Is the government in a pre-election haste to revamp green laws?

By Mayank Aggarwal  New Delhi:  It is the final leg of the current Indian government's tenure, which began in 2014. As the general elections loom,...

Can the Congress shed its ‘Muslim party’ image?

Ever since the A.K. Antony committee identified the Congress's Muslim "appeasement" tag as a major reason for its electoral reverses, the 133-year-old Grand Old...

Atmosphere vitiated, but publishing escapes heavy hand of politics, say insiders

By Saket Suman New Delhi: With the new weapon of choice to intimidate publishers being the legal injunction, industry stakeholders contend that they have escaped the...

How do Karmic faiths look at the Queer?

By Devdutt Pattanaik  The key to understanding Karmic faiths is to look at stories, for it is through stories that the common folk understood their...

Shankaracharya: A remarkable genius that Hinduism produced

By M.R. Narayan Swamy  Title: Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism's Greatest Thinker; Author: Pavan K. Varma; Publisher: Tranquebar Press; Pages: 364; Price: Rs 699 This must be one...

Why Wi-Fi connectivity is still limited in India

New Delhi: One of the key reasons for the relatively low Wi-Fi connectivity in India is the limited penetration of home broadband, says an analyst...

VR therapy may reduce fear of heights: Study

London: If you are acrophobic or are scared of heights, then taking automated virtual reality (VR) based psychological therapy may help reduce the phobia, say,...
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Gay Couples Too Face Domestic Violence

   While intimate partner violence is a prevalent and pressing concern in heterosexual relationships, gay couples too may be at an increased risk of physical...

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