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A world without gender

It is a dangerous mission in a hostile world, where Genly is trying to make sense of and navigate a very different culture. He must struggle with an intriguing court, politics and constant plots to discredit him. Le Guin creates a rich, textured world ...

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Don't take our peaceful intent for weakness: Sharif

Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday warned India not to take Pakistan's peaceful intent "as our weakness". Minutes after India announced on Thursday that it carried out surgical strikes across the LoC on Wednesday night, Sharif denounced ...

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Statewide blackout in Australia raises questions over renewable energy

... Is their over-reliance on renewable energy exacerbating their problems and the capacity to have a secure power supply," Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, a climate change sceptic, told Australian Broadcasting Corp radio on Thursday.

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Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali's concert in Bengaluru cancelled

BENGALURU: A Bengaluru mall, on Wednesday, announced that a performance by Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali, scheduled on September 30, has been cancelled. A concert by Ali, who had worked in several Bollywood movies, was organized by a ...

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India vs New Zealand: Reverse gear from selectors by picking up Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir, the third-choice opener had joined the Indian cricket team in Kolkata on Wednesday evening. There was ... According to a BCCI insider, Karnataka middle-order batsman Manish Pandey was initially considered before the selectors preferred ...

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Engineering humans

When genetic technology demonstrates the ability to create more “desirable” human beings, the public will embrace the technology. Life is a selfish construct, and humans particularly so. And to deal with such an eventuality it is important that we ...

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Fairfax to raise $500 mn for India buys

Enthused with his investments giving good returns in India, Canada-based billionaire Prem Watsa-owned Fairfax Financial Holdings is raising $500 million to fund its acquisitions in the country. The group has already made a string of acquisitions in ...

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Nursery admissions: Applying for 2017 session? Nursery seats are full, almost

Getting a child admitted in a good school is a herculean task. Not only are parents expected to pay through their nose for it, ... given out 650 application forms, each priced at Rs 1,000. “The sale of application forms seems to be in itself a business ...

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Sensex tanks 573 points on surgical strikes at terror launchpads

Mumbai: In a sharp plunge, stock market benchmark Sensex tanked by 573 points following announcement that India conducted "surgical strikes" last night on terror launch pads across LoC. The Sensex plunged 572.89 points, or 2.02 per cent, to 27,719.92, ...

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Bhumika Chawla: Everybody deserves to know Dhoni's inspiring story

Chennai: Actress Bhumika Chawla, who is making a comeback to Bollywood after nine years in Neeraj Pandey's MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, feels everyone deserves to know the personal side of the most successful Indian captain as his story is very ...

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Final Cut sans Chandru

Munijanapada has directed housands of episodes for Final Cut returns as director. Rudresh Nagasandra who has penned all the 6,000 episodes for the house in the last 16 years is once again the story writer while popular humorist MS Narasimha-murthy ...

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Chef from Manipal is best culinary educator

Thirugnana Sambantham, popular as chef K Thiru, has been awarded the best culinary educator for being an outstanding educator in the field of food production. Also holding a position of Vice Principal, Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel ...

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No Tamil films being screned in Karnataka

In the last two weeks, Tamil films have vanished from Karnataka, even Bengaluru. While the multiplexes in the city don't seem to mind it, single-screen theatres that screened only Tamil films have taken a beating. As these theatres try to avoid losses ...

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Prune the grass please, Indian team management tells Eden officials

Even as India's head coach Anil Kumble claimed that the team has no worries over the Eden Gardens wicket for the second cricket Test against New Zealand beginning on Friday, the team management on Wednesday approached the local authorities for ...

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Developing Asian economies are holding steady, says ADB

Private consumption and services generated most of the 6.7 per cent growth in China in the first half of the year in line with the government's objective of favoring sustainable growth supported by higher wages and more urban jobs, the report added.

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Kiran Rao a fan of Kangana Ranaut, Alia Bhatt's style

The GQ Men Of The Year Awards was a star-Studded affair and brought together a host of stars across industries. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Radhika Apte, Tiger Shroff, Huma Qureshi, Ranveer Singh, Kangana Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan and many others were ...

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Tourists evacuated as Indonesian volcano erupts

Jakarta: Rescuers in Indonesia were dispatched Wednesday to evacuate nearly 400 tourists, most of them foreigners, after a volcano erupted at one of the country's most popular hiking destinations, an official said. Mount Barujari began erupting late ...

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Jay Bhanushali recovers from dengue, discharged from hospital

Today (Wednesday) I have been discharged from the hospital and hope to get better soon," Jay, who is seen co-hosting the popular children singing reality show The Voice India Kids alongside Sugandha Mishra, said in a statement. "Owing to my illness, ...

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War is never an option

The 1,000-year war against India that Bhutto once promised can only weaken Pakistan. It can no longer hurt India. That is what the message from Kozhikode emphasised. Exporting terror and raising the Kashmir issue in global forums may fetch a few ...

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Bollywood split on MNS ban on Pakistani artistes

Mumbai: As MNS workers protested outside filmmaker Karan Johar's office on Tuesday over Pakistani actor Fawad Khan's presence in his film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, industry veterans Subhash Chandra and Anupam Kher justified the MNS ban on Pakistani ...

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