New Delhi: Congress party leader M.M Hassan's shocking description of menstruation as being impure and women should not enter places of worship during that time, has once again brought the issue in public debate and that it is still considered taboo by a ... Sify, 3 hours ago
Papua New Guinea gets a dose of the resource curse as ExxonMobil’s natural gas project foments unrest
The Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas (LNG) project is the largest resource extraction project in the Asia-Pacific region. Constructed at a stated cost of US$19 billion, it’s operated by ExxonMobil in joint venture with Oil Search and four other ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
A marriage on the rocks in Iran, a prankster German father and a grumpy old Swede. Landmines in Denmark and a love story in Vanuatu. These stories are all vying for the same prize: that of Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards. Maren ...catchnews.com, 4 weeks ago
Scientists have discovered a patch of land in an ancient valley on Mars that may have been flooded by water in the not-too-distant past and could serve as the prime target to begin searching for evidence of life forms on the red planet. "On Earth, desert ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago Do you know Mars had water in recent past? A study says so! Zee News, 1 month ago
EVER SINCE THE British philosopher John Stuart Mill ruled out representative government as unsuitable for India, the country has held a peculiar fascination for political scientists. Almost exceptional in every respect—the size of its territory, its vast ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
Actress Priyanka Chopra has joined actors like Tom Hardy and Casey Affleck to voice her concern for the ill-treatment of dogs around the world. The 34-year-old actress is one of the celebrity narrators in the video by PETA fieldworkers, which shows the life ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
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