A total of 11 people killed in a devastating blaze in a remote area of rugged terrain dubbed Chimney Tops in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The blaze erupted on November 23, 2016, Thanksgiving eve.
For some judges, substance is inversely proportional to verbosity. If this trend is not stopped, Indian jurisprudence will permanently suffer.
Aung San Suu Kyi had appointed the nine-member commission before the current fighting erupted to advise on the restive state, where ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and the Rohingya Muslims have lived separately since clashes in 2012 in which more than 100 people were killed.
The prime minister’s appeal to ignore temporary hardship in lieu of a better post-demonetisation tomorrow has resonated with the public, but it remains to be seen how long this support will last.
Despite Park offering to step down, the South Korean parliament insists on a vote that will decide whether or not the president will be impeached.
Demonetisation has forced a cultural process of organised assembly into existence – outside banks, post offices and ATMs.
While Vidya Balan plays her fascinating character with aplomb, the film fails to pull off the genre-balancing act of the original ‘Kahaani’.
This week’s column considers the various kinds of problems that appalling sanitation brings with it.
Global media systems cannot effectively contribute to social progress until opportunities not just for access, but also for active participation, are more widely shared.
There is a misconception that the NCRB data completely captures all occurrences of rape, while ignoring the fact that there may be under-reporting (by victims) or under-recording (by the police) of instances of sexual violence.
If nationalism, the way its sternest adherents argue, is a deep and overwhelming sentiment, then why do we need a disciplining machine to enforce that sentiment in us?
New experiment at TIFR in Mumbai disproves a prediction of the celebrated BCS theory of superconductivity on how the metal bismuth behaves.
Did the government count its chickens before they hatched? Demonetisation as a means of extinguishing black money may be a pipe dream now.
A daily round-up on the human impact of demonetisation.
In the last fiscal year, several ministers had revealed possessing large amounts of cash in hand with Arun Jaitley topping the list at Rs 65 lakh.
The three month extension of free data is Jio’s way of dealing with abundant quality of service issues, a failing hardware strategy and second SIM syndrome.
A report by an independent team has revealed a lack of cooperation from Madhya Pradesh police in their probe and has raised serious questions about the state’s narrative of the encounter.
As the crisis in bilateral relations persists, there are signs that India’s doctrinal shift is on the verge of being outmanoeuvred by Pakistan’s swift, adaptive responses.
Limits on the number of parliamentary sittings has allowed the executive to avoid demonetisation-related queries, undermining the legislature’s power.
A subaltern community with a gender-fluid identity, jogappas receive social reverence but have few economic opportunities.
The police said they were trying to locate the suspect by tracking the IP address used to break into the official account of the Congress leader.
If deposit trends so far and projections are to be believed, the black money expected to be purged may be much less than what the government hoped.
With at least four in 10 girls married off before they turn 18, Nigeria became the 16th country to join the African Union’s campaign to end child marriage.
The film depicts the rousing anti-caste movement in Ichchapur , where a first-of-its-kind Shudra collective is boycotting the village’s Brahmins.
President Xi Jinping has waged war against graft since assuming office four years ago, warning, like others before him, that the problem is so severe it could weaken the party’s grip on power.
An aide to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina played down the evidence, saying while local militant groups had links with ISIS, the extent of support was limited.
The UN issued a fresh warning on Wednesday about the humanitarian situation in eastern Mosul.
Trump vowed to step back from running his global business empire to avoid conflicts of interest but gave few immediate details on how he intends to do so
A Dalit woman brought small yet significant change to Wagholi village of Osmanabad district in Maharashtra – with little gain to herself.
Beyond the challenges posed by president-elect Donald Trump, Mexico has its own issues with border security, 3,000 kilometres to the south.
While the People’s Party has cautioned against a motion for impeachment without the support of the ruling Saenuri Party, the Democratic Party insisted on it
Ten people were killed and 15 injured in a fire at an explosive-making unit at Murugapatti, about 40 km from Tirichirappalli.
The ratification of the revised peace deal begins a six-month countdown for the 7,000-strong FARC, which started as a rebellion fighting rural poverty, to abandon weapons and form a political party.
Dealing with Donald Trump’s tweets and other fake news.
In addition to being kept in solitary confinement despite Supreme Court guidelines to the contrary, death row prisoners have little to no access to any sort of mental health facilities.
The Gender Beat: Moroccan TV Airs Makeup Tips To Hide Domestic Abuse; Photo Series Depicts Violence Against Women
A round-up of what’s happening in the worlds of gender and sexuality.
Research into banks’ charitable activities shows a strong interest in disclosing donations made the the ruling family’s causes.
Trump’s Offer to Resolve Pakistan’s ‘Outstanding Problems’ Should be to Stop Terror Sponsorship: India
‘You are a terrific guy. You are doing amazing work which is visible in every way. I am looking forward to see you soon,’ Trump told Nawaz Sharif.
It is clear that the law requires an active act of disturbance to constitute an offence, but does it include a quiet refusal to stand for the national anthem?
Despite courts repeatedly finding no valid grounds for his incarceration, the state kept the noted human rights activist incarcerated under the Public Safety Act.