Sociallearning

DJ Humpback: Whales remix their old songs

Humpback whales are famous for their complex and mysterious songs, and scientists tuning into their sounds off the coast of Australia have discovered …

Electronic Music

Stand Up For Civility

Source: used with permission from wikimedia<p>Sadly and perhaps tragically, our culture and society seems to be getting more and more uncivil. We are …

Psychology

Video: This is why India's healthcare system is in danger

Qualified medical professionals are few and staffers are often performing tasks beyond their mandate.<p>While you’ve got the gear and the training, …

Learning

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

Rachel Happe writes in <i>10 Trends for the Future of Communities</i> quite a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams …

Management

Don't deserve to win if we don't grab catches, says Virat Kohli

The India captain lamented that his side failed to latch on to catching opportunities and fell short by 25-30 runs with the bat.<p>Skipper Virat Kohli …

Cricket

Video: What the 1890 treaty actually says about China’s authority at the border

China also says Nehru acknowledged and approved the 1890 treaty. Here’s what he wrote in his letter.<p>The HBX online learning initiative, which offers …

Learning

Sensex hits record high after corporate earning cues, Nifty resumes trading after technical glitch

The NSE index had stopped trading briefly after facing a technical glitch.<p>Optimistic cues from corporate earning pushed the Sensex on Monday to an …

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New video essay on ‘Max Max: Fury Road’ looks at the colour grading process

This one looks at the colour grading process.<p>George Miller’s Oscar-winning <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is on its way to becoming one of the most deconstructed …

Learning

‘She was the best mum in the world’: HBO documentary marks 20 years since Princess Diana’s death

‘Diana Our Mother and Her Legacy’ will include interviews with the princes William and Harry and rare photographs.<p>“She was one of the naughtiest …

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Sikkim standoff: China issues safety advisory for citizens in India, asks them to carry IDs

The advisory, which was issued on Friday, is valid for a month.<p>The Chinese embassy in New Delhi has issued an advisory for all its citizens, asking …

G-20 Summit

The big news: Amid Sikkim standoff, China issues safety advisory for citizens in India

Other headlines: BJP MPs were detained in violence-hit Basirhat, and police arrested the man who allegedly stabbed Junaid Khan in Ballabgarh.<p>A look …

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Delhi: Mob beats six men transporting buffaloes, one seriously injured

The police arrived at the scene after the attackers escaped.<p>A mob assaulted six men who were transporting buffaloes to a slaughter house in east …

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Byculla death: DIG removed from inquiry after Whatsapp messages seeking support for accused go viral

Swati Sathe had reportedly sought support from her colleagues and monetary help for the bail of the six accused.<p>Maharashtra Deputy Inspector General …

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HBO reveals episode titles, descriptions of penultimate season

Find out what Jon Snow, Daenerys and Cersei will be upto.<p>HBO has revealed episode descriptions and titles of its penultimate season of the hit show</i> …

Game of Thrones

New captain, same feat: Joe Root’s majestic unbeaten century shattered many records on Day 1

The Yorkshireman became the fourth consecutive England skipper to score a hundred in his first game.<p>New job, new era but an England captain once …

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Watch: A video perfectly captures ‘Dangal’ fever in China

Aamir Khan’s wrestling drama has crossed the Rs 1,200 crore mark in China alone.<p>With a box office haul in the region of over Rs 1,800 crore, Aamir …

Aamir Khan

India urges North Korea to stop nuclear missile programme, says it impacts national security

New South Korean ambassador to India Enna Park had said that changing the ‘mindset’ of Kim Jong Un requires efforts by all countries including …

North Korea

Pakistan is among top five executioner nations, says report

The Justice Project Pakistan document said Islamabad had executed 44 people in 2017 so far.<p>A human rights group has ranked Pakistan the “fifth most …

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Bengali short film ‘Bhalobashar Shohor’ looks at global alienation through Kolkata’s perspective

A battle 5,000 kilometres away bares open the cold heart of the city.<p>In 2013, Indranil Roychowdhury made a fantastic feature debut with the Bengali …

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Casting couch? What’s that? Malayalam association president Innocent sparks off a row

Innocent, the head of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists, is accused of being in denial.<p>“The Malayalam film industry is clean now and there …

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The censored ‘Game of Thrones’ on Indian television is much better than you think

You don’t have to endure the often pointless sex or violence that does not shift the plot forward at all.<p>With the seventh season <i>Game of Thrones</i> …

Game of Thrones

Five matches to watch on day three of Wimbledon

Andy Murray, Venus Williams and Rafael Nadal will take the court on day three of the Championships.<p>Five matches to watch at Wimbledon on …

Tennis

Cattle trade: BJP’s district unit in Kerala sets up co-operative society to sell beef

The party’s Thrissur district president A Nagesh said they are not against the consumption or sale of meat.<p>The Thrissur district unit of the …

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Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu to sign multiple pacts in Israel today, and 9 other top stories

Other headlines: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet officially for the first time on Friday, and the VHP said cow protectors were victims, not …

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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin to officially meet at G20 summit in Hamburg, say White House, Kremlin

The US president has called for closer ties with Russia, though tensions remain between them over election meddling, the situations in Crimea and …

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After a house fly in ‘Eega’, a fish will be the hero in ‘Eega’ star Nani’s film

Production on the upcoming ‘high-concept’ film is underway.<p>In <i>Baahubali</i> director SS Rajamouli’s <i>Eega</i> (2012), a house fly did the hero’s work. Nani …

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Video: Meet the gaurakshak who runs a newspaper on cows

Gau Bharat Bharti was started in 2015, and has a circulation of 20,000 newspapers per week.<p>The HBX online learning initiative, which offers a diverse …

Learning

Defence deals likely to dominate Modi-Netanyahu talks, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: China has ruled out a compromise with India on the border standoff in Sikkim, and a Bengaluru hotel turned away a Hindu-Muslim …

India

With over 9,500 cases, Kerala tops dengue list in the country

Tamil Nadu assumed the second spot with 4,174 dengue cases reported so far this year.<p>Over 18,700 cases of dengue have been reported from across the …

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Bengaluru hotel denies Hindu-Muslim couple a room, says interfaith marriage unacceptable

‘What if they go into the room and hang themselves’, reasoned the receptionist at Olive Residency.<p>A hotel in Bengaluru believes that Hindus and …

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