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The wall of separation must not be breached

Charles Bradlaugh was elected to England’s Parliament in the year 1880. He was an atheist, and refused to take oath as a Member of Parliament in the name of god. The Serjeant of Parliament, one Mr Gossett, refused to seat him in Parliament. Bradlaugh appealed to the courts. The courts said they could do nothing. […]

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A partial reprieve; an uncertain future: opinion

Kulbhushan Jadhav was granted a partial reprieve when the International Court of Justice (ICJ) agreed with India’s contention that his rights under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations were violated by Pakistan’s decision to put him on trial in a military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities. But much about Mr Jadhav’s future […]

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A musical ode to rains

Barkha Ritu, like every year is back to pay a tribute to the ragas that are specific to monsoon season. Conceived by Banyan Tree, the event will feature Shounak Abhisheki and pandit Shivkumar Sharma, this year. Mahesh Babu, director, Banyan Tree, shares, “Monsoons have always been a favourite subject of interpretation for the creative minds. […]

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The life and times of Josh

Marked by sophistication and poetic musings, Salima Raza’s “Yaadon Ki Baraat” unravelled the romantic side of the poet of revolution The Wings Cultural Society headed by talented young theatre practitioner Tarique Hameed is undoubtedly a first-of-a-kind which mainly focuses on novelists and poets whose works inspire to create a morally better world. We have seen […]

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‘Gossip Girl’ reboot at HBO Max soon

It is currently unclear whether any of the original cast members will return for the reboot Gossip Girl is getting a reboot on HBO Max. According to Entertainment Weekly, the iconic teen series, with 10-episode initial order, will stream on the network’s digital arm. Original creative team of Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage are returning […]

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Are fertility apps useful and accurate, asks this study

It is not unusual to spot women feeding their menstrual and fertility information in the app. However, little do they know about the accuracy of these fertility awareness method (FAM) apps. Seeking an answer to the question, Laura Symul of Stanford University conducted a large-scale study on 200,000 users, which was published in the journal […]