NATION & BEYOND

Akshay, Kangana not IFR brand ambassadors: Parrikar

Visakhapatnam: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday clarified that Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Kangana Ranaut "were not brand ambassadors" for the International Fleet Review (IFR).

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Opinion

India disgraced: Sustained campaign required to cure social biases

By Amulya Ganguli India has rarely been as much disgraced as by the assault on a group of Africans in Bengaluru, the country's...

Insurgency-hit Manipur, India’s safest state for childbirth

The first part of this three-part series on the eight northeastern states analysed economic indicators, and the second part physical infrastructure. The third part looks...

Featured

Ekamra Haat: A Dream Unrealised

By Ankita Rath Living in a country known for its rich and beautiful cultural heritage has always given me a sense of pride. A key...

Selfie bug bites Dongria girls too

Bhubaneswar: Selfies and Dongria girls make for an unlikely combination. But going by what one saw at the ongoing Adivasi Mela in the capital...

Health

Blood pressure pills may improve autism patients’ social skills

US researchers have found that a medication commonly used to treat high blood pressure and irregular heartbeat may have the potential to improve some social functions of individuals with autism

Hypertensive diseases can cut short women’s lives

New York: Women with a history of any category of hypertensive disease of pregnancy (HDP) are at increased risk of early mortality. HDP that can...