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Does outer space end – or go on forever?

These are questions scientists don’t have definite answers to yet. Many think it’s likely you would just keep passing galaxies in every direction, forever. In that case, the universe would be infinite, with no end.

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It takes a village: how one community built a better future for its daughters

In the face of global environmental crisis and India’s crisis of democracy, hope lies in the small-scale revolutions.

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When Actors Become Leaders

Politics in India today is chock-full of celebrities, mainly Bollywood stars in a mid-life career change. But politics is serious and requires wisdom and leadership. Actors should stick to what they’re best at – acting – and leave politics to those with knowledge and expertise.

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Shhhh, they're listening – inside the coming voice-profiling revolution

If you hear “This call is being recorded for training and quality control,” it isn’t just the customer service representative they’re monitoring. It can be you, too.

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India's cultural heritage is being lost

Despite the nationalist fervour for all things Indian, our traditional arts are dying.

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India’s pandemic exodus was a biological disaster and stranded migrant workers should be classified as internally displaced

Shortly after the announcement of a lockdown, it was reasonably anticipated that the closure of business would detrimentally affect the social and economic conditions of millions of daily wage workers in the country.

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Raghu Rama Krishna Raju arrested and tortured in custody as a result of “revenge politics”

India’s institutions are broken. There is no clearer example than the case of Raghu Rama Krishna Raju, an Andhra Pradesh MP for the YSR Congress Party.

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Shorter working hours make us happier - and more productive. Here’s why.

Indians work some of the longest hours in the world.

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Has Media Failed India?

We can only form opinions based on the information available to us. But what if that information is biased and inaccurate?

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Have we given up on planet Earth?

We are living through a climate emergency that threatens the existence of human life on Earth, while our leaders dream of life on Mars.

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There are 209 Australian kids stranded in India — they have special legal rights we must not ignore

Given parents are not allowed to travel to get them back, the situation is almost impossible. Some have reportedly resorted to hiring strangers to help get their kids home. As desperate parents seek alternative solutions, young people may become prey to strangers while in transit.

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The CBI has become a tool of the BJP

The CBI has never, in all its history, convicted anyone from the ruling government.

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