Netherlands police arrests foil ‘major terrorist attack’

Netherlands police arrests foil ‘major terrorist attack’

Police in the Netherlands have arrested seven men over an alleged plot to carry out what they describe as a major terrorist attack involving guns and explosives. Police say the men were trying to source AK47s, hand grenades and bomb...
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Hopeful of agri exports crossing $40 billion by year-end, says agriculture secretary

Hopeful of agri exports crossing $40 billion by year-end, says agriculture secretary

Talking about agri exports, Shobhana Pattanayak, agriculture secretary, in an interview with CNBC-TV1, said the government has brought out a new export policy and over the last few years the level of exports has been around $37 billion. Pattanayak added...
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Hundreds of Cases a Day and a Flair for Drama: India’s Crusading Supreme Court

Hundreds of Cases a Day and a Flair for Drama: India’s Crusading Supreme Court

NEW DELHI — Following the headlines, you might get the feeling that India’s Supreme Court is everywhere at once, all the time. You wouldn’t be far off. On Thursday, the court struck down a colonial-era law making adultery a crime....
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China #MeToo: Why one woman is being sued by the TV star she accused

China #MeToo: Why one woman is being sued by the TV star she accused

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The #MeToo phenomenon is slowly but surely taking off in China – but it isn’t without its struggles Just a few months ago, China was hit by a string of #MeToo accusations that emerged from...
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Smithsonian Film Festival Examines African-American Life Through Dozens of Distinct Lenses

Smithsonian Film Festival Examines African-American Life Through Dozens of Distinct Lenses

In the face of renewed nativist political sentiment and the reemergence of bald-faced white supremacy on a national scale, American moviegoers of 2018 have been more receptive than ever to films tackling the knotty themes of the African-American experience and...
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Smithsonian Film Festival Examines African-American Life Through Dozens of Distinct Lenses

Smithsonian Film Festival Examines African-American Life Through Dozens of Distinct Lenses

In the face of renewed nativist political sentiment and the reemergence of bald-faced white supremacy on a national scale, American moviegoers of 2018 have been more receptive than ever to films tackling the knotty themes of the African-American experience and...
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A Hologram of the First Woman of Color in Space Debuted on Museum Day

A Hologram of the First Woman of Color in Space Debuted on Museum Day

Appearing beneath the space shuttle Enterprise, a life-size hologram of astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison speaks about the contributions women have made to the space program. Via her projected image, Jemison recalls her time as a child, saying, “I followed space...
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Justice in POCSO cases a long way off in Gujarat: Lack of implementation of Act makes it ineffective deterrent

Justice in POCSO cases a long way off in Gujarat: Lack of implementation of Act makes it ineffective deterrent

While cases registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) of 2012 are constantly on the rise, the low conviction rate is almost negating the effectiveness of this path-breaking act. In Gujarat, the acquittal rate in POCSO cases...
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Supreme Court Ayodhya verdict LIVE updates: Hindu parties say challenge to 1994 judgment on mosques ploy to delay land dispute decision

Supreme Court Ayodhya verdict LIVE updates: Hindu parties say challenge to 1994 judgment on mosques ploy to delay land dispute decision

13:18 (IST) Could bring legislation to build Ram Mandir in Ayodhya if SC verdict against it: UP deputy cm Keshav Prasad Maurya Uttar Pradesh’s deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya had stoked a controversy by saying that the Narendra Modi led governme...
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Kangana Ranaut, Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Arvind Swami nominated as members of FTII society

Kangana Ranaut, Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Arvind Swami nominated as members of FTII society

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has recently formed the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society, reports DNA. Actor Kangana Ranaut, singer Anup Jalota, director Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra are among the nominated mem...
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