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Former Journalist, Now 99, Recalls His Role In Coverage Of Gandhi Assassination

IN today's era of blinding-fast technology when news spreads across the world in seconds, it is hard to imagine that even well-connected journalists in...

Asia’s Rising Coal Use Could Negate World Climate Change Progress: UN

ASIA'S heavy and expanding reliance on coal power risks cancelling out global progress towards preventing catastrophic climate change, a top United Nations official warned...

India’s Human Traffickers Escaping Punishment: Research

LESS than one per cent of Indians charged with slavery offences during the past decade were convicted, research showed on Tuesday (3), as anti-slavery...

Climate Change Will Cripple Economies Regardless Of Countries’ Wealth

CLIMATE change will damage the economies of countries whether they are rich or poor, hot or cold by the year 2100, economists said in...

Farming And Eating Need To Change To Curb Global Warming: UN Report

THE way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will...

Water Bankruptcy Looms For One In Four People Worldwide: Researchers  

A QUARTER of the world's people are just a few dry spells away from facing dangerous water shortages, the US think tank warned on...

Special Taskforces To Tackle ‘Missing Wombs’ Scandal In India

SPECIAL taskforces have been established in India to help stop women from being duped by doctors into having unnecessary hysterectomies that cause debt bondage...

Facial Recognition Technology At Indian Airports Raises Privacy Concerns

THE launch of facial recognition technology at two Indian airports and plans to place it in police stations have stoked fears over privacy and...

India’s Partition A ‘Miscarriage’ Of History: Indian Minister

THE Partition of India was a "miscarriage" of history and it would not have taken place if former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru hadn't intruded...

Black Caps Can Beat India With An Explosive Start: Daniel Vettori

NEW ZEALAND have the capacity to upset Cricket World Cup favourites India in Tuesday's (9) semi-final if they can make an explosive start to...