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Rio Olympics highlights: Ten moments that defined the Games for Indian contingent

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 14:37

Rio 2016 has come and gone. The Games in Brazil had its good, bad, and ugly moments in abundance.

Naming of new RBI chief shows Modi government regains composure after Rajan shock

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:29

Raghuram Rajan`s abrupt announcement of his departure as governor of the Reserve Bank of India came as a nasty surprise to many, especially his fans in the investment community, but the way Urjit Patel was chosen as his successor has been anything but.

77 mn women added to banking system in 1 year

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 15:16

Saumya Tewari/IndiaSpend/IANS

47 mn Indian youth drop out by 10th standard

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 11:35

Uttar Pradesh leads the ranking with 1.6 million out-of-school children, followed by Bihar and Rajasthan.

Phasing out hydro-fluorocarbons the next big challenge

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 11:31

There is a strange similarity between ISIS and HFCs. Both are man-made. 

Hum Kya Maange – Azadi!

By Kamna Arora | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 16:52

For Bhola Sah, the upcoming August 15 is the day when he will be spending the whole day with his two children and take them around Delhi.

4 years after Nirbhaya, Delhi rapes triple, police reforms fail

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 15:24

Manisha Chachra/IndiaSpend/IANS

In recovering housing market, the starter home remains elusive

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 16:48

David Randall and Nichola Groom/Reuters

8 promises Modi made on I-Day 2015: Some met, some works-in-progress

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 15:23

Devanik Saha/IndiaSpend/IANS

The Cursed Father - Harry Potter and his last outing?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 19:39

Vikas Datta/IANS

Prohibition Bihar: Cheers for toddy

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 19:33

Amulya Ganguli/IANS

How violence contributes to diseases among sex workers

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 19:23

Sumit Chaturvedi/IANS

One nation, one tax – How GST will change India's tax system

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 10:32

As that nationwide system is constructed and brought online, tax administrators will also have to be retrained.

Agriculture in 115 Indian districts most at risk from climate change

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 13:59

Manupriya/ IndiaSpend/ IANS

'Give them a bloody nose': Xi pressed for stronger South China Sea response

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 13:55

Ben Blanchard & Benjamin Kang Lim/Reuters

Suu Kyi tackles military land grabs in test of new Myanmar government

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 13:52

Aubrey Belford, Hnin Yadana Zaw & Antoni Slodkowski/Reuters

Theresa May: Will she prove to be the second Iron Lady UK needs after Brexit?

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Monday, August 1, 2016 - 12:09

Even as Hillary Clinton comes dazzlingly close to script history in the United States, Theresa May has comfortably slipped into her new role as the premier of United Kingdom – becoming only the second woman in British history to hold the office.

 

Armed with a brush, a dalit fights paralysis with miniature art

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:20

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia

Narendra Modi became PM only to `murder` you! Get a life Mr Arvind Kejriwal

By Kamna Arora | Last Updated: Friday, July 29, 2016 - 09:39

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accused PM Narendra Modi of acting in anger and trying to crush the Aam Aadmi Party. 

More girls studying, but 84% drop out after graduation

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 09:53

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Struggles never end in life, says Quantico star Priyanka Chopra

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:18

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra feels that instead of feeling jealous of each other women support women.

Turkey's Erdogan beats foes for now, but at high cost to stability

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:15

Samia Nakhoul and Nick Tattersall/Reuters

Myanmar's military investigates a 'war crime' in an era of reform

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:12

Andrew RC Marshall and Wa Lone/Reuters

Virtual Classrooms supplement nursing education in Bihar

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 09:55

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia

It's Marlon Samuels vs Virat Kohli: How two batting mainstays will decide the course of West Indies-India series

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 17:26

The contest between the these two teams of contrasting realities is likely to come down to these two individuals, with Samuels playing a saviour's role and Kohli taking the role of an enforcer.

India needs to shed anti-competitive market distortions to prosper

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 11:53

What makes certain economies relatively prosperous and others relatively poor has been a question of debate among economic scholars and public policy practitioners for a long period of time.

Make in Mozambique: The real reason Modi visited

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:16

Abhishek Waghmare/IANS/IndiaSpend.org

Sexuality of an individual is a very private matter: Priya Dutt

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 13:11

Congress leader Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life.

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli & Anil Kumble - Visitors banking on rare combination to end overseas woes

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 13:35

Considering the amount of limited-overs cricket India have played since the beginning of this year, it seems we haven't seen them in whites since ages.

Price spike dulls gold's lustre for Indian buyers

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 13:32

Rajendra Jadhav/Reuters