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How the Internet was born, 25 years ago

November 12 marked 25 years of the beginning of the World Wide Web. Shivanand Kanavi gives us the story of how it all began. 'Great Cloud. Please help me. I am away from my beloved and miss her......

The other election India should watch today

If Myanmar’s election demonstrates reasonable transparency and fair process, it would go down in history as the first free and fair one in the country in more than two decades, says Dr......

'I get to see my wife only twice or thrice a year'

In a special series, looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Tapeshwar Ram, who has hand-pulled a rickshaw on the streets of Kolkata for 30 years. He works 7 days a week......

What makes these countries the happiest in the world? Here's the data evidence

World Happiness Report 2015 measures happiness levels for countries around the world by taking national level average scores for subjective well-being as reported by respondents. Rediff Labs......

'We have lost 5 to 6 crucial years in nuclear energy'

'There has definitely been a breakthrough in the nuclear logjam. It is good to see nuclear energy back on the rails,' says Dr Anil Kakodkar, former chairman, Atomic Energy Commission. Dr Anil......

'Bridging gender gap may add Rs 46 trillion to India's GDP in 2025'

Twenty-six countries in McKinsey's dataset of 95 have a lower per capita gross domestic product and human development index than India. Pushing gender equality can deliver a sizeable additional......

What a shame! India at lowly 100 on human capital index

India is ranked lower than all its BRICS peers -- Russia, China, Brazil and South Africa India has been ranked at a lowly 100 position on the global Human Capital Index, which measures countries on......

To maintain growth, India must focus on innovation

The creative productivity index prepared by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of the Asian Development Bank is intellectually distinctive in two ways. First, it is focused. It does not look......

Why India ranks low in the Human Development Index

Just over 100 of the total list of 187 countries are in the 'High' or 'Very High' human development category, rues T N Ninan Once a year, the United Nations Development Programme releases its Human......

Human Development Index? India's rank a poor 135!

In a sign that shows India has a lot of catching up to do, the country's ranking in the Human Development Index remained unchanged at 135 in 2013, reflecting little improvement in the living......

India raises bar, targets 25 medals in 2020 Olympics

After the country's best-ever haul of six medals at the just-concluded London Olympics, the Government has set the goal much higher and the target for the 2020 Games is 25 medals. "In the 2020......

We can get 25 medals in 2020 Games: Maken

India would be returning with its best ever medal haul in the Olympics from London, though without a gold in its kiity, prompting Sports Minister Ajay Maken expressing satisfaction with the......
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ILO lauds PM Modi's social security schemes

ational Labour Organisation (ILO) has lauded the Modi Government's social security schemes and said the country is ideally poised to move to Social... ...
Govt. to check content of banners, hoardings, flexes

Urban local bodies will monitor them before issuing licences Battered by frequent communal unrest, the Dakshina Kannada district administration... ...
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A tragic illusion of an Islamic State by Tarek Fatah

I AM AN INDIAN BORN IN PAKISTAN; a Punjabi born in Islam; an immigrant in Canada with a Muslim consciousness, grounded in a Marxist youth. I am one... ...
10 Things Prime Minister Narendra Modi Should Do For The Betterment Of Our Country

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