India’s first war of Independence, and the legacy of Hindu-Muslim unity

Written by Shamsul Islam | Published: May 12, 2020 7:00:15 am The documents of the period are replete with instances, not confined to one particular area, in which Hindus and Muslims could be seen making supreme sacrifices together. (Express archive) Large sections of Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs together challenged the greatest imperialist power, Britain, during… Continue reading India’s first war of Independence, and the legacy of Hindu-Muslim unity

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Here are Zoom’s tips to keep your video conference safe

Written by Anuj Bhatia | Published: May 12, 2020 7:00:15 am Zoom’s India head Raje encourages all hosts to use the waiting room feature to cut down on unwanted participants. With the Zoom 5.0 update, Zoom meetings will have the waiting room feature enabled by default. (Photo: Reuters) Zoom has grabbed the maximum eyeballs during… Continue reading Here are Zoom’s tips to keep your video conference safe

Here are Zoom’s tips to keep your video conference safe

Written by Anuj Bhatia | New Delhi | Published: May 12, 2020 6:04:17 am The Zoom app has been used to host virtual classes, fitness sessions, and even dates. (Image credit: Bloomberg) Zoom has grabbed the maximum eyeballs during this coronavirus pandemic. Literally everyone is using the video conferencing platform right now. Some manage a… Continue reading Here are Zoom’s tips to keep your video conference safe

Target WTO | The Indian Express

Written by C. Raja Mohan | Published: May 12, 2020 3:30:06 am Even without the COVID-19 emergency, the questions of foreign trade and China would have been quite central to Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. (File) Abolish the World Trade Organisation is the kind of demand you would expect to hear from diehard opponents of free… Continue reading Target WTO | The Indian Express

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Seven questions about an app

Written by Rajeev Gowda | Published: May 12, 2020 3:00:50 am The government claims it has launched this contact tracing app to better equip healthcare authorities to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. (Illustration: C R Sasikumar) In 2017, India witnessed a unique event. A democratically-elected government stood before the Supreme Court and argued that it had… Continue reading Seven questions about an app

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At Home In The World

Written by Dipankar Gupta | Published: May 12, 2020 1:43:25 am Yogendra Singh. (Express Photo) Professor Yogendra Singh passed away at the age of 87 on May 9. He belonged to the original “gang of five” with Moonis Raza, S Gopal, Rasheeduddin Khan and Krishna Bharadwaj, who established, in 1969, Jawaharlal Nehru University’s now-famous School… Continue reading At Home In The World

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Secrets from India’s best: Paes, Sania & Bopanna share what makes them special

Written by Gaurav Bhatt | New Delhi | Updated: May 12, 2020 12:52:42 am Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna. (Source: Reuters) A world under lockdown has prompted virtual brainstorming sessions in every field, and Indian tennis is no different. A fortnight-long ‘webinar’ for coaches, trainers, and nutritionists, organised by Sports Authority of India and All… Continue reading Secrets from India’s best: Paes, Sania & Bopanna share what makes them special

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Meet Sureshkumar Sonachalam, the tennis coach who made webinars possible

Written by Gaurav Bhatt | New Delhi | Published: May 12, 2020 12:32:15 am Sureshkumar Sonachalam’s fortnight-long webinar series wrapped up on Saturday. It was Sureshkumar Sonachalam’s freewheeling chats with tennis players over Instagram that birthed the idea of a full-fledged ‘webinar’. And the veteran coach’s experience with running socially-distanced classes helped with logistics. The… Continue reading Meet Sureshkumar Sonachalam, the tennis coach who made webinars possible

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Don’t call it reform | The Indian Express

Written by Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Published: May 12, 2020 12:30:23 am Basic necessities like environmental protection, worker safety, hazardous industrial activity, basic rights, require regulation. (File Photo/Representational) Indian labour laws needed serious reform. But the ordinances being promulgated by state governments are, under the pretext of reform, unleashing a whole-scale assault on labour. By… Continue reading Don’t call it reform | The Indian Express

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