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Why white nationalism, born in the USA, is now a global terror threat

As more people embrace a xenophobic and anti-immigrant worldview, it is fueling hostility and violence toward those deemed “outsiders”.

Rise and fall of the landline: 143 years of telephones becoming more accessible

The landline in 1876, along with the telegraph a few decades earlier, revolutionized communications, leading to the powerful computers tucked snugly in our pockets and purses today.

Construction at Hyd’s historic Golconda Fort: ASI making a mockery of its own code

The new zeal for sanitation at the fort is admirable if only it did not violate international as well as our own laws pertaining to heritage protection and preservation.

These conversations on menstrual hygiene came much before ‘Period’ won an Oscar

While repurposed cloth is panned by proponents of disposable sanitary napkins, sustainable menstruation campaigners call it an ideal menstrual hygiene product.

'Managing employee performance': Why it’s time for companies to rethink

An evolved, trusting, empathetic performance management system can make a big difference.

Karnataka temple prasadam poisoning: The need for emergency readiness mechanisms

Unless lessons are learnt and the system gears up, these kinds of incidents are likely to recur and more lives will be unnecessarily lost.

A feud that began in 19th century: What happened before Jacobite-Orthodox locked horns

What started as a disagreement between a few higher-ups in the Church hierarchy has snowballed over the years into a major religious issue in Kerala.

Will Lakshadweep islands survive climate change?

Rapid erosion, turbulent seas and rising ocean temperatures brought on by climate change pose serious threats to the coral atolls of Lakshadweep.

Woman Qazi conducts marriage: A victory in women reclaiming spaces taken up by men

Although in Islam there is nothing that stops a woman from solemnising a nikah, the practice has been mostly limited to the male domain for centuries.

Dear Subramanian Swamy, your words on Priyanka Gandhi and mental illness are toxic

The BJP MP lashed out at the Congress’ party’s decision to appoint Priyanka Gandhi as the general secretary for UP (East) by claiming that “she has bipolar disorder and beats up people.”