The Scientist Grover Krantz Risked It All. . .Chasing Bigfoot

The Scientist Grover Krantz Risked It All. . .Chasing Bigfoot

In a sentimental tribute to a man and his best friend, the skeleton of anthropologist Grover Krantz and his dog, Clyde, is on view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Enclosed in a glass display...
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Blasphemy is a crime not only in Pakistan, but Europe too

Blasphemy is a crime not only in Pakistan, but Europe too

New migrant caravan departs El Salvador for US Read more Saudi-led coalition masses troops as pressure mounts to end Yemen war Read more Khashoggi murder: ‘Nobody now believes Mohammed bin Salman is a reformer’ Read more Divers recover black box...
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Global Health: In Congo’s Ebola Outbreak, Experimental Treatments Are Proving Effective

Global Health: In Congo’s Ebola Outbreak, Experimental Treatments Are Proving Effective

NEW ORLEANS — Experimental new treatments for Ebola appear to be working effectively in the most recent outbreak in Central Africa, an expert reported at a medical conference here on Wednesday. The death rate was 43 percent among patients in...
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Vatican sex abuse scandal: Is Pope Francis’ hardline stance proving fruitless?

Vatican sex abuse scandal: Is Pope Francis’ hardline stance proving fruitless?

Latest update : 2018-10-31 Five years after becoming head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis is facing his most serious crisis so far. Despite the pontiff’s efforts to toughen Vatican laws against child sex abuse and his repeated apologies, the...
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Africa:How We Invest In – and Achieve – Health for Africa

Africa:How We Invest In – and Achieve – Health for Africa

guest column By Toyin Saraki Abuja — Now is the time for African women to stand up for ourselves and nurture leadership among others. We have been fantastic in many areas essential to progress at the family and community level....
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RBI Governor Urjit Patel versus Centre: Finance ministry offers truce, but not without warning Central bank about its behaviour

RBI Governor Urjit Patel versus Centre: Finance ministry offers truce, but not without warning Central bank about its behaviour

A week before Diwali, both the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Centre offered a good display of fireworks to the public by escalating issues that could have been kept off the public glare. But, lack of maturity and experience...
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JNU appoints Hindutva ideologue Rajiv Malhotra honorary professor: US-based author has history of courting controversy

JNU appoints Hindutva ideologue Rajiv Malhotra honorary professor: US-based author has history of courting controversy

Hindutva ideologue Rajiv Malhotra, who has been appointed an honorary visiting professor by Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, has a history of courting controversy. Rajiv Malhotra. Image courtesy Rajiv Malhotra’s Facebook page In September, Malhotr...
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The Playboy Mr. Sawhney review: Jackie Shroff, Tahir Raj Bhasin’s short film is an utterly insipid affair

The Playboy Mr. Sawhney review: Jackie Shroff, Tahir Raj Bhasin’s short film is an utterly insipid affair

Short stories and films are often touted to be a more difficult genre as compared to full length feature films. The filmmaker is confronted with the challenge of not only delivering a gripping narrative with a constraint of time, but...
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India needs to create 100 million new job opportunities in next decade: PwC report

India needs to create 100 million new job opportunities in next decade: PwC report

New Delhi: India needs to create around 100 million new employment opportunities over the coming decade as it looks to encash its demographic surge as a rise in employment can help accelerate the country’s growth potential and make it inclusive,...
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Car and house insurance faces price probe

Car and house insurance faces price probe

Image copyright Getty Images The City regulator is to investigate how home and car insurance policies are priced after finding “hidden” discrimination between customers. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will study the scale of the issue, whom ...
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