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Caught in Limbo, the Half Widows of Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: In the securitised narrative that drives most media coverage of Jammu and Kashmir, the state is a place of big battles, battalions and borders, of boys fighting with their toys. However, the parallel struggles waged by civilians, particularly women, never receives attention in ‘hard politics’ reportage. Even the women’s […]

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FBI Now Investigating Award of World Cup to Russia, Qatar

Barely a day after the resignation of Sepp Blatter as head of FIFA, the United States made it known that it was now actively examining how world football’s governing body awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting rights to Russia and Qatar respectively, a United States regulation […]

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Army Convoy Ambushed in Manipur, 20 Reported Dead

New Delhi: Twenty soldiers were killed and 11 others injured when their convoy was ambushed by members of an insurgent group in Chandel District in Manipur on Thursday morning. The soldiers killed were from a team of the 6 Dogra Regiment that was on a Road Opening Patrol (ROP), as part of […]