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Obama's Hiroshima trip: Nagasaki feels ignored

Published on 26-May-2016
City of the abandoned: The rebuilt Urakami Cathedral in Nagasaki, the oldest and densest stronghold of Roman Catholicism in Japan. (inset) Miyako Jodai, 76, a survivor of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. That the city was bombed after Hiroshima during World War II has made it an afterthought in the history of and debate over nuclear weapons, making some there feel that Nagasaki has been overlooked. NYT

When Miyako Jodai was 6 years old, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on her hometown, the port city of Nagasaki...

Not car accident, but an accountable crash

Published on 26-May-2016

Roadway fatalities are soaring at a rate not seen in 50 years, resulting from crashes, collisions and other incidents...

Foreign universities in India: An idea whose time has come

Published on 26-May-2016

About 3.4 crore Indians are studying in higher educational institutions. For 757 universities, this makes around 45,000 students...

Hospitality courses coming of age

Published on 25-May-2016

When the conservative Indians promoted the concept of eating outside their homes by patronising the exceptional culinary skills...

Killing of Taliban leader signals US distrust of Pak

Published on 25-May-2016
Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour, Reuters file photo

Early Saturday, a middle-aged Pashtun man used forged documents to cross from Iran into Pakistan. A few hours later, on a lonely...

BJP comes a cropper in regional party-ruled states

Published on 25-May-2016

On May 19, the day results for five assembly polls were declared, BJP president Amit Shah hailed the party's victory in...

Facebook's troubling one-way mirror

Published on 24-May-2016
best kept secrets: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg provided more information about its Trending Topics guidelines after being pushed to do so. The social networking giant, born of the open Internet, has now become a gatekeeper itself. nyt

If you bothered to read the fine print when you created your Facebook account, you would have noticed just how much....

Feeling the heat of climate change

Published on 24-May-2016

Climate change is unmistakably ominous to the existence of life on earth. Global efforts to fight climate change...

Preparedness, military modernisation need govt's attention

Published on 24-May-2016

During its first two years in office, the NDA government gave a free hand to the army to act pro-actively on the Line of Control...

New scheme will reduce power target

Published on 23-May-2016

In an attempt to encourage adoption of Rooftop Photovoltaic (RTPV) systems, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission...

Photo Gallery
Rishi Nair of Florida bites his metal after winning the 2016 National Geographic Bee...

Rishi Nair of Florida bites his metal after winning the 2016 National Geographic Bee...

Vehicles moving on a road during a dust storm in Bikaner...

Vehicles moving on a road during a dust storm in Bikaner...

Buddhist monks protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday against killing of Tsering Tempa...

Buddhist monks protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday against killing of Tsering Tempa...

College girls dressed in traditional attire perform cultural show during anniversary of NDA govt...

College girls dressed in traditional attire perform cultural show during anniversary of NDA govt...

Models walk on a ramp during fashion show of students of National institute of fashion technology...

Models walk on a ramp during fashion show of students of National institute of fashion technology...

President Pranab Mukherjee garlanding the bust of Tagore at Peking University...

President Pranab Mukherjee garlanding the bust of Tagore at Peking University...

Women of a tribal community take part in pitcher race during a tribal festival in Birbhum district..

Women of a tribal community take part in pitcher race during a tribal festival in Birbhum district..

The stray nilgai calf that was running frenzied near the Parliament House being rescued...

The stray nilgai calf that was running frenzied near the Parliament House being rescued...

A baby monkey continue to suckle as its mother try to quench its thirst from a drinking water tap...

A baby monkey continue to suckle as its mother try to quench its thirst from a drinking water tap...

World leaders at the start of the second working session of the G-7 summit meetings in Shima...

World leaders at the start of the second working session of the G-7 summit meetings in Shima...

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