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November 9, 2017

Is There Something Called ‘Independent’ Media?

Since the BJP rode to power and Narendra Modi became Prime Minister of the country, there has been constant breast-beating over the supposedly shrinking space for independent journalism in the country. The familiar refrain has been freedom…

Odisha teachers’ stir to continue as talks with govt fail

Bhubaneswar: Agitating primary teachers and Siksha Sahayaks have decided to continue their strike till the Odisha government issues a notification agreeing to their major demands. The decision to continue dharna came after repeated…

Can’t afford woman-centric film just now: Kriti Kharbanda

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kriti Kharbanda, who shares screen space with Rajkummar Rao in the upcoming film "Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana", says though she wants, she cannot indulge in the idea of a "woman-centric film" right now. Asked if she…

Limit alcohol intake to cut cancer risk: Experts

New York: Regular consumption of alcohol may significantly increase your risk of developing several cancers, experts have warned. Drinking alcohol whether in light, moderate or heavy quantity is linked with increasing the risk of several…

Regular exercise may help curb depression: Study

New York: Suffering from depression and anxiety disorders? More physical activities and workouts may help to uplift the mood and improve your mental health problems, suggests a new study. The study by Michigan State University found that…

Bribery in judges’ names: SC sets up bench of 5 snr judges

New Delhi: In an unprecedented development, the Supreme Court today referred to a constitution bench, comprising five senior-most judges, a plea claiming that alleged bribes were being taken using the names of apex court judges promising to…

Man ends life over marital dispute

Puri: A marital discord turned tragic after a man committed suicide allegedly by hanging himself at Gadabhingura village under Puri Sadar Police Station in the district today. Santanu Patra who had some dispute with his wife, was found…