BCS quotas queer: Akbar Ali

He wants the existing quota system abolished


What to do when liberals are the censors?

Free speech isn’t a central part of democratic practice by accident

Mahila Sargam. Screengrab of a video from the YouTube channel of People’s Archive of Rural India or PARI.

All-woman band smashes stereotypes

Sargam Mahila is shattering stereotypes of gender and caste

File Photo: The US Capitol building is lit at dusk. Reuters

What happens in a US govt shutdown?

Trump and the Congress fail to meet a deadline to prevent agencies from shutting down

Group to promote active child lifestyle

The Active Healthy Kids Bangladesh aims to make children physically active

FILE PHOTO: Famous French chef Paul Bocuse (L), poses with his son Jerome at the town hall in Lyon, France, January 25, 2011. Paul Bocuse has died, January 20, 2018, aged 91. Picture taken January 25, 2011. Reuters

Celebrated chef Bocuse dies

He was an early exponent of ‘nouvelle cuisine’

File Photo: A man is silhouetted against a video screen with a Facebook logo as he poses with an Samsung S4 smartphone in this photo illustration Aug 14, 2013. Reuters

Facebook to prioritise ‘trustworthy’ news

Member surveys to be used to identify high-quality outlets and prevent misinformation, Zuckerberg says

Pele collapses with exhaustion

He has been taken to hospital for kidney and prostrate problems in recent years and also underwent hip surgery

US puts HNA deals on ice

It will not approve any investment by the Chinese firm until getting information on its ownership

Kim Kardashian names new baby Chicago

She is the third child for the reality star with her rapper husband West


A technician is pictured inside a desalter plant of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, September 30, 2016. Reuters

ONGC to buy majority stake in HPCL

The $5.78bn deal is part of the government’s objective to combine various public sector enterprises

FILE PHOTO: View of the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, January 25, 2016. Picture taken January 25, 2016. Reuters

Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

The attackers take some hotel staff and guests hostage

Kim Kardashian names new baby Chicago

She is the third child for the reality star with her rapper husband West