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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 […]

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Teenagers More at Risk of Cyberbullying

Teenagers who spend more than two hours a day browsing through social media without monitoring or digital literacy background may be more at risk...
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Monopolies in Digital Space are Bad for Media and Entertainment Industry

By Amit Kapoor  It was not very long ago that the daily dose of entertainment for the average Indian household came from the soaps that...

Use auto-disable syringes to prevent infection

Chennai:  Rather than banning the sale of syringes without a doctor's prescription to prevent drug abuse, it will be better if the government hastens the...

India can be a global beacon for democracy

By Frank F. Islam In this 21st century, democracy is descending and autocracy is ascending in countries around the world. That is the conclusion and...

2 in 3 Indians can’t stop using phones

New Delhi:  Digital devices have now become such a big part of so many people in India that two-thirds of users in the country find...
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The Safest Places in the World

By Nury Vittachi Five years ago I lived in a housing estate that was so safe that I didn't even own a front door key....
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Politicians Use Nationalism, Religion to Unite People for Wrong Reasons

New Delhi:  Stellan Skarsgard doesn't want to enter the political world thanks to US President Donald Trump. The Swedish actor, who has been part of...

Online hiring for government jobs fell 20% in June

New Delhi:  Online recruitment activity for government services, including public sector enterprises and defence sector, declined by 20 per cent in June on a year-on-year...

Drug issue is back, and now haunts Congress in Punjab

By Jaideep Sarin  Chandigarh:  Congress leader Rahul Gandhi once caused a stir by claiming over 70 per cent Punjab's youth were addicted to drugs. The party,...

How Waste Management is Helping Vietnamese Women Earn a Living

By Vishal Gulati Hoi An (Vietnam):  With over 20 million tourists visiting per year, this port city -- a UNESCO World Heritage Site -- produces approximately...

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