The BJP's third straight drubbing in the by-elections, particularly in Uttar Pradesh, after Uttarakhand and Bihar cannot be over-interpreted as a pointer to the national mood where the Narendra Modi phenomenon sustains broadly.
As part of UK, Scotland has access to its overseas missions where it sells its single malt, uses the stable pound sterling as currency, gets tariff-free export within EU and uses the bloc to negotiate trade and tax deals globally.
Its monkey business of a different sort. Nearly 200 youths had their heads tonsured to ward off the ‘ill omen’ brought on by the death of a simian within the village boundaries.
On a Tuesday morning the sun and the rain took turns to make their presence felt, Zico spoke to HT about the present, past and future of Brazilian football.
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