Explainer: what charges does Julian Assange face, and what’s likely to happen next?

Explainer: what charges does Julian Assange face, and what’s likely to happen next?

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen as he leaves a police station in London, Britain April 11, 2019. (REUTERS/Peter Nicholls) Holly Cullen, University of Western Australia Julian Assange, the Australian cofounder of Wikileaks, was arrested on April 11 by British police at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he had been claiming political asylum for […]

A happy ending for ‘Game of Thrones’? No thanks

Anthony Gierzynski, University of Vermont With the final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” commencing, I imagine most fans are harboring hopes that things will turn out well for the remaining heroes in Westeros. A large part of me hopes for the same. But a different part of me – the part that researches the […]

Modern Technologies in Indian Agriculture

Modern Technologies in Indian Agriculture

Dr. Hannah KrujiaACTO Agronomy, KVK Phek Modern agricultural farming methods increase the production in almost every agriculture and allied sector. Using modern agriculture and farming is a must because modern farming methods can increase production and can feed the world. Major parts of the population are directly or indirectly involved with agriculture and farming business. […]

Sunflower Cultivation: An Overview

Sunflower Cultivation: An Overview

T Jamir, LK Baishya, LJ Bordoloi, DJ Rajkhowa and A Aziz Qureshi Introduction Sunflower (Helianthus annus L) is a photo insensitive oilseed crop; which can be successfully grown in any season. Commercially available sunflower varieties contain 39 to 49% oil. Sunflower oil is generally considered a premium oil, good for heart patients because of its […]

Soil fertility Management in Agriculture

Dr. T Esther LongkumerACTO-Soil Science,KVK Phek, ICAR-NRCM India is losing 5,334 million tonnes of soil every year which is about one millimeter of top soil being lost due to soil erosion because of indiscriminate use of fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides over the years (The Hindu, 2010). The organic matter content, on an average, has gone […]

India: what’s at stake in the 2019 elections

India: what’s at stake in the 2019 elections

A kite-maker prepares kites with election symbols of political parties at his shop ahead of the general election, in Kolkata. (REUTERS File Photo) Indrajit Roy, University of York Indians are about to start voting in the world’s largest democratic exercise. The country’s 900m registered voters will vote in national elections between April 11 and May […]

A Demographic Profile of the Nagas

A Demographic Profile of the Nagas

Khrietuonyü Noudi When a man and woman come together and copulate, a seed is sown and it will come to fruition after about nine months and a new being comes into existence. Some may say miracles happened in the past but they do not happen anymore today. But for me, every birth is a miracle […]

Anecdotes as analysis at election time

Jayanta Ghosal IANS Separate, seemingly unconnected pieces, combine to make up an inseparable home. This is true of our lives, as it is of our political system. Now, as India is consumed by electoral frenzy, and the biggest democratic exercise of the world has begun, the question needs to be asked: What exactly is happening […]

Killer robots already exist, and they’ve been here a very long time

Mike Ryder, Lancaster University Humans will always make the final decision on whether armed robots can shoot, according to a statement by the US Department of Defense. Their clarification comes amid fears about a new advanced targeting system, known as ATLAS, that will use artificial intelligence in combat vehicles to target and execute threats. While […]

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