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Belarus Elections 2020: Explained

11/Aug/2020 04:00:30Belarus Russia USSR rigged elections Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Alexander Lukashenko
Belarus witnessed its 6th presidential elections on August 9, 2020. The most interesting fact about this election is that since Belarus was founded in 1994, it has been governed by the same president for 26 years till now and the president Alexander Lukashenko is once again favored to win. Alexander Lukashenko's 26-year long reign is either explain...
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Iran-China-India: The complex geopolitics

09/Aug/2020 13:03:17Chabahar IranChina. India geopolitics
India’s and Iran’s relationship in the pastEmbed from Getty Images<div class="getty embed image" style="background-color:#fff;display:inlin...
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Impact of Coronavirus on Environment

04/Aug/2020 15:08:21Coronavirus EnvironmentCOVIDChinaIndiaanimalsnature
We all are aware of the saying that a coin has two sides. Most of us have even experienced this in our lives. But with the current situation of the world, every human is witnessing this around their environment. Just like the two sides of a coin, coronavirus has different impacts on both humans and the environment. On one hand, coronavirus has been...

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The EIA Bill: Viewpoints from an environmentalist perspective

07/Aug/2020 13:38:09EnvironmentEIAforestsClimate Change
Climate change is the defining issue of today’s day and age. Industrialization, urbanization and state-of-art infrastructure – fancy bridges, tall buildings, wide expressways, lavish airports, etc. serve as a yardstick to measure a country’s progress as well as its prowess. However, mankind is at a defining juncture where the need of the hour is to...
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UAPA - Today’s Customised Democracy

06/Aug/2020 12:20:58UAPA Modi J&Koppositionprotestsurban naxals terrorists
The right to life and liberty is enshrined in several global human rights mechanisms including, but not limited to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR),<a href="https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/assets/files/other/icrc_00...
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A year since scraping of Article 370. What has changed?

05/Aug/2020 12:50:00Kashmir Article 370 Violence BJP
It has been a year since the Rajya Sabha passed the evocation of the special status for J&amp;K under Article 370, and the bill for reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir. Subsequently, on October 31st, the erstwhile State was bifurcated into two Union Territories of J&amp;K and Ladakh.In the purview of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Article_3...

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England vs West Indies series preview

06/Jul/2020 11:12:12Cricket England West Indies
As Cricket resumes after a long break due to the COVID-19 outbreak, West Indies prepare to face the mighty English in their home den, in a 3 match Test series with the new set of rules by the ICC coming into effect, taken to ensure the safety of players during this pandemic. With Englan...
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Real Madrid board blocks Gareth Bale’s proposed China move

01/Aug/2019 13:20:36Real MadridBale
Gareth Bale will likely remain at Real Madrid for another season, even though the club does not want him. The club’s board has blocked his lucrative move to china this season.The Welshman was expected to join the CSL (Chinese super league) side Jiangsu Suning on a 3-year deal but that move is off for now after Real Madrid realised that the Chinese...
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Will the addition of Griezmann lead Barcelona to a Champions League title?

01/Aug/2019 11:46:42Barcelona La Liga Griezzman
Barcelona have purchased Antoine Griezmann from rivals Atletico Madrid for 120m Euros, after his buyout clause was reduced from 200m Euros on 1st July. This transfer was in the making as Griezmann had been repeatedly been linked with Barcelona in the past year. However, he chose to stay with Atletico for one more year.Now that he has joined Bar...

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EXISTENTIALISM IN TODAY’S WORLD

01/Aug/2019 12:00:25Philosophy Existentialism
‘Existentialism' is one of philosophy's favourite terms. What does it mean though? Existentialism refers to the thought of being able to make one's own life choices. How these life choices are affected by societal norms and laws is what existentialism focuses on. The two popular aspects of existentialism known are absurdity and nihilism. The philo...
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What does Humanity mean to you?

19/Jul/2019 13:00:06Philosophyethics morality
When you see a roadside beggar, asking for money, and you help him by generously awarding him with some free bucks, is that what you consider as humanity? Or, when you see some children harassing a puppy and you decide to take the stand and scare away those children to save that helpless puppy, is this when you consider yourself to be humane? Simp...
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Philosophy: Has the importance of ethics reduced or has it increased in the 21st century?

01/Sep/2018 15:43:31Philosophy Life ethics 21st century
Ethics:Ethics may be defined as the systematic study of human actions from the point of view of their rightfulness or wrongfulness. It is a means for the attainment of the ultimate happiness.We people have set some standards for ourselves and our society which helps us to guide our behavior, choices and actions, this is known as Ethics.Importance o...

Thinker's Corner

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Information Overload: The bane of the modern world

10/Aug/2020 10:00:45Fake news India Coronavius Information overload
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by too much information surrounding you? The flood of information ranging from texts, tweets, snackable videos, push up messages, etc. can be profuse.If you feel you are the only one feeling this, then you are wrong.‘Information Overload’ is a real thing. Today, everything is just at a distance of a click. We are cons...
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Mental health during Covid-19

08/Aug/2020 11:52:17mental health COVID-19 coronavirus stay-at-home
A lot of stuff is happening around in our life during this lockdown period. At first, we stayed in our home enjoying the unexpected holidays of our busy schedules of jobs and classes. But later there was this ‘confusion period’. We didn’t know what to do. When will this end? Or perhaps to rephrase the question, ‘Is there an end to this’?Hang in the...
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Digital Divide in online education

30/Jul/2020 14:37:33Digital Divide Education Lockdown Coronavirus
Interaction between humans and computers has greatly increased over the years. The flexibility to access computers and also the web has become more and more necessary to immerse oneself within the economic, political, and social aspects of the planet. However, not everybody has access to current technology. The concept of the "digital divide" refe...