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SUNDAY SPECIAL | OTHER STATES Grieving the soldier son who became a militant JUST IN EXPAND Nirmala Sitharaman with Russian Defence Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu during her recent visit to Moscow . NATIONAL U.S. raises Russia bogey with India ENVIRONMENT Death, iceberg collision mark ‘difficult’ Antarctic expedition Receive the best of The Hindu delivered to your inbox everyday! ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS GO Top Picks1/10 Sunday Specials Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past David Reich Oxford University Press ₹495 'Who We Are and How We Got Here' review: The reshaping of human history TONY JOSEPH Man of action: K. VijayRaghavan. Science education in English is exclusionary: PSA K. Vijay Raghavan PRIYANKA PULLA Bishnoi people have also lost their lives protecting blackbuck and chinkara from poachers. BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE If Salman Khan thought his crime would be given a quiet burial, he couldn’t have been more wrong JANAKI LENIN FOCUS Seva Kitchen distributes free food to patients and their relatives PAVAN DAHAT IACS team designs logic devices for DNA-based computation R. PRASAD The bliss of ethical buying JERRY PINTO Safety net: No member’s name can be repeated within the cycle. Everyone patiently awaits their lucky turn. Beesis help women in the informal sector survive in tough times SHIVANI BHASIN Protestor Jack Willis demonstrates outside a Starbucks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. America, Starbucks and ‘retail racism’ VARGHESE K. GEORGE FRANKFURT DESPATCH | Magic of gifted hands without brand power MAHIMA A. JAIN TOKYO DESPATCH | Men remain the lords of sumo rings PALLAVI AIYAR LONDON DESPATCH | ‘Rivers of blood’ speech, five decades on VIDYA RAM COLOMBO DESPATCH | The uneasy calm before another storm MEERA SRINIVASAN Columns SEE ALL ON THE OTHER HAND | Endgame for garment exports? R. SRINIVASAN PASSING BITE | The day of reckoning RUCHIR JOSHI READERS' EDITOR: TERMS OF REFERENCE CODE OF EDITORIAL VALUES Multimedia Riding the centuries: With its utility value, trams continue in service in Kolkata, despite complaints about its slow pace and a lack of investments to modernise the service. On a busy street at Dharmatala, a tram does not seem out of place among other vehicles. A streetcar named Calcutta: trams are part of the city’s charm Meet the Whistle Podu Express Watch: India's badminton stars arrive after CWG 2018 campaign Rohingya refugees are reflected in rainwater along an embankment next to paddy fields after fleeing from Myanmar into Palang Khali, near Cox’s Bazaar. Pulitzer-winning photos: the Rohingya’s run for freedom Watch: Last Week in Science (April 9-15, 2018) CLRI's eco-friendly method for leather processing Entertainment | Life & Style | Society All the new footage from 'Avengers: Infinity War' A still from Kaala. Can Kaala defy time and context and put the actor on the political map? T.R. VIVEK A still from Gadho. Human-animal relationships seem to be a sure win for Indian shorts these days A still from Mukkabaaz. Just the right hooks MAKING A MARK Though his last two films have done commercially better than Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Ayushmann Khurana considers it as his best film Guy with a winsome smile Past revisited: Mani Ratnam’s Bombay chronicles a particularly sordid episode in the history of Mumbai. Revisiting Bombay 25 years after the riots Speech Melba | Loving it in la-la land VAISHNA ROY Director Rajkumar Hirani and actor Ranbir Kapoor. File photo. MOVIES Post Sanjay Dutt biopic, Hirani wants to work with Ranbir again Remembering Ram Kumar Art for the 99% ‘Aladdin will build special connection with Indians’ Essential reading for the week ahead 'Who We Are and How We Got Here' review: The reshaping of human history 'The Doomsday Machine' review: Brink of annihilation 'Laid to Rest: The Controversy over Subhas Chandra Bose’s Death' review: Confronting a myth 'The Last White Hunter: Reminiscences of a Colonial Shikari' review: In the forest wild How India Became Democratic: Citizenship and Making of the Universal Franchise review: The mark that makes us equal Viewfinder SEE ALL Magical steps: Villagers perform a ritual during the ‘Gohain Uliuwa Mela’ at Mayong in Morigaon district of Assam on Friday. The event is organised to enhance the spiritual powers of Mayong, once considered a cradle of black magic. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar Connect with Us 5.2 M followers 4.8 M followers followers 57.1 K followers The Hindu Crossword 12297 GRIDMAN 21 APR 2018 00:05 IST From the Archives This day 50 years ago in The Hindu The Hindu Specials SEE ALL Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, Monday, April 16, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) THE PACKAGE The Hindu Explains: From Michael Cohen to West Bengal panchayat elections KEEP TRACK Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar releasing the posters to create awareness on voting in the Assembly elections, in Bengaluru on Wednesday. K. Murali Kumar K. Murali Kumar THE SERIES Bengaluru votes: What does the city expect from the Assembly elections? 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Four Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza border protest Opposition violated RS rules: Ex-official SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT 21THRDPROTEST ‘Death penalty will deter reporting’ Nirmala Sitharaman with Russian Defence Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu during her recent visit to Moscow . U.S. raises Russia bogey with India Clarifying matters: CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat holding a press conference at the party congress in Hyderabad on Saturday. After truce, Brinda Karat springs a surprise Siddaramaiah challenges BJP by pleasing Lingayats and Veerashaivas States Cities When home has not been welcoming enough T. RAMAKRISHNAN Kala defends Balayya’s outbursts against Modi Ahead of taking on Yeddyurappa, student leader mimics his chopper move Adivasis pay homage to Indervelli martyrs Cryptocurrency con: two arrested STAFF REPORTER Report on identifying land for infrastructure soon Tree fall death: corporators blame BMC A crater with excavators and crane in its belly From the region Krishna district tops in Intermediate exams Election as tourism spectacle for foreigners It is shameful to delay justice, says Kamal More tankers hydrate Maharashtra’s villages this year Venkaiah Naidu floors them all Sport All SECTION SEE ALL Kings XI Punjab batsmen Chris Gayle and KL Rahul during the presentation after the match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Kolkata on Saturday. IPL 2018: Rahul and Gayle flatten Knight Riders AMITABHA DAS SHARMA The pair raced to 73 for no loss in Powerplay, and from there on toyed with the home team bowlers. Sea of Yellow: M.S Dhoni’s pan-India presence means Chennai Super Kings does not lack crowd support. A ‘home’ away from home Maximum mileage: A.B. de Villiers cleared the ropes five times to hasten RCB’s march to the finish line. de Villiers deflates Daredevils Duncan Fletcher. Kirsten hails Fletcher’s role Sunrisers Hyderabad’s captain Kane Williamson with mentor VVS Laxman, coaches Muttiah Muralitharan and Tom Moody during a training session. IPL 2018: SRH top-order in good nick: Laxman Unruly: There was heated argument between Nurul Hasan and Thisara Perera during the Nidahas Trophy, which didn’t go down well with the ICC. ICC to discuss player behaviour It is one of the major items on agenda of its quarterly board meeting G. VISWANATH Business All SECTION SEE ALL Turbulent times: In December 2011, the project site was hit by a cyclone and work was stalled. 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