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Zhou Yongkang was no ordinary Chinese politician, but the third ranking member since 2007 of the Politburo Standing Committee (PBSC). The Standing Committee members are the real rulers of China. His responsibility - the control and supervision of the vast internal security apparatus, including the criminal justice system - gave him im...

Chairman Mao, once asked about the impact of the French Revolution, quipped it was too soon to tell. On the other hand, the Partition of India, in a welter of savage, genocidal violence, suffering and dislocation of people, instantly cast a dark shadow on both India and Pakistan and their relations and nearly 70 years later...

One evening after dinner in 1991, Satish Karekar, then 42, a Mumbai businessman, experienced a dull pain and heaviness in the chest and lightness in the head. When the feeling persisted well into the night, his brother, who’s a doctor, whisked him off to hospital....

Focussing initially on nature and vistas, poetry has, in the past century at least, become a largely urban phenomenon - both in subject and location of poets - and Urdu poetry is no exception. But there are still those who look beyond urban settings and preoccupations to incorporate pastoral rhythms, songs of the seasons and festivals, and ...

Sharad Tripathi of Meerut developed diabetes five years ago, at 33, “no thanks to the stressful life of a sales person that involves a lot of travel, eating out and irregular meal times, and no time for exercise"....

The journalists are worried about the control on the distribution of news when an app is algorithmically compiling stories from the world's biggest media organisations, CNN Money reported....