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Delhi slum kids escape illiteracy with school under Metro bridge

Delhi,Abhishek Saha: Nine-year-old Priyanka Kumari wants to escape her impoverished childhood but the school she studies in is most unusual – underneath a metro bridge in east Delhi’s Shakarpur area.   Rajesh Kumar Sharma, founder of the Free School, takes a class. (Abhishek Saha/HT Photo) The pillars serve as the …

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IB inspection of Mullaperiyar Dam: Kerala CM lodges protest with Rajnath Singh

New Delhi(PTI): Kerala Government on Friday lodged its protest with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over an alleged security inspection conducted by central Intelligence Bureau (IB) across the contentious Mullaperiyar Dam, without informing the state government. “They have conducted an inspection without the knowledge of our (state) government. After coming …

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Internet is no place for women in India?

New Delhi, Vidya Iyengar(TOI): Is Alok ‘Sansari’ Nath’s “Jail the bitch” a the clarion call for the next phase of women’s movement in this country? Are women becoming tired, slowly but surely, of being abused into silence in the cyber world? The minute a woman decides to express an opinion …

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PM Modi to Visit Russia, Central Asian Countries Next Week

NEW DELHI(PTI): With focus on enhancing strategic, economic and energy ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel from July 6 to 13 to five Central Asian countries as also Russia where he will attend the summits of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The SCO Summit, to be held in …

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How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

Washington,David E. Hoffman: He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints out of …

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Blame Western Powers For Terrorism In Middle East, Not Islam: Expert

London,Sounak Mukhopadhyay(ibtimes): Terrorism is more a political issue than a religious one, says one terrorism expert. According to New Zealand terrorism expert Richard Jackson, terrorism subsides when people listen to the grievances of the terrorists. The Deputy Director of the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University …

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