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Gender Issues Could Be a Game Changer in India's Elections

As India enters its second week of nationwide polls, the issue of female safety from sexual violence is coming second only to corruption in the minds …

Aam Aadmi Party

Siachen dispute: India and Pakistan’s glacial fight

<b>On 13 April 1984, Indian troops snatched control of the Siachen glacier in northern Kashmir, narrowly beating Pakistan. Thirty years later, the two sides remain locked in a stand-off, but the Indian army mountaineer who inspired the operation says his country must hang on whatever the …

Pervez Musharraf

Best Pre-Race Warmup

Here’s what’s going on. Just like stretching out a spring, stretching a muscle impairs its ability to store energy. When you run, a large part of the force of impact is absorbed and recycled to help propel you forward on your next step. Though not every study that the researchers reviewed found a …

Nationalist Banned by U.S. Likely to Lead Largest Democracy India

The world's largest democracy and staunch American ally India looks set to elect a new prime minister who has been barred from entering the U.S. over deadly religious riots.<p>About 815 million people are expected to cast their votes in India’s general election that begins Monday. With so many voters, …

India

Pakistani Policeman Suspended For Accusing 9-Month-Old Baby Of Attempted Murder

Baby Mohammad Musa, along with other members of his family, was booked for throwing rocks at gas company officials carrying out an anti-theft inspection in the low-income Ahata Thanedaran neighbourhood of Lahore on February 1, the family's lawyer Chaudhry Irfan Sadiq told AFP.<p>Inspector Kashif …

Judiciary

How Pakistan succumbed to a hard-drug epidemic

Almost 30 years after first reporting on Pakistan’s then nascent North West Frontier heroin trade, David Browne returns to find a city – and a country – in the grip of mass drug addiction<p>Unlike in India, there are no bright, fantastic colours here. In the horizon the air shimmers evanescent grey, …