India weighs sanctions on Pakistan as part of Uri response
The first casualty under trade action could be cement and India may decide to end duty-free import of cement from Pakistan
FAST: China officially opens world's largest radio telescope
The $180-million telescope, which dwarfs others of its kind, will be used for observation of pulsars as well as exploration of interstellar molecules and ''interstellar communication signals'' - which could be sent by extra-terrestrial intelligence
Facebook apologises for disabling accounts of Palestine scribes
The editors were given no explanation for the suspensions, which they believe were linked to a recent agreement between Israel and Facebook to crack down on content that incites violence
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  Bordering the danger zones
  Shatrujeet Nath, former assistant editor of The Economic Times, talks to Swetha Amit about his book The Karachi Deception
  Each extra minute of exposure to display ads can boost direct traffic to company website by 10%: research
  A new digital attribution model shows that advertising effects are amplified up to four times when consumers are targeted earlier and for longer periods of time
  Mahabharat retold through the eyes of a commoner
  Gautam Chikermane, media director, Reliance Industries Ltd and director on the board of CARE India talks to Swetha Amit about his choice to represent a subaltern view of the Mahabharat in his new book Tunnel of Varanavat
  Good vines make better wines
  Aditi Pai, co-founder of Vallonne Vineyards talks to Swetha Amit about her adventures as a vintner after a journalistic career with a news magazine
  Five ways bioengineers want to use 3-D printing
  Now that 3D printing has made it easier to generate custom-made prosthetics, bioengineers are looking ahead at manufacturing actual cellular material
  Grand slam woman
  Sania Mirza, iconic Indian woman tennis champ in conversation with Swetha Amit about her autobiography Ace against Odds
  Drama at the airport
  Quite often an IAS officer's posting in a state is made at the behest of local politicians close to the chief minister, with many an officer unwittingly caught in the crossfire between rival political factions, says former IAS officer Vivek Agnihotri, who retired as the secretary general  of the Rajya Sabha
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