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Gunman opens fire, shoots self at US varsity

A gunman on Tuesday opened fire inside a library at the University of Texas in United States, before shooting and killing himself. No other injuries were reported. The gunman was confirmed dead on......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

India witnesses century's longest lunar eclipse

Moon's bright white glow turned crimson brick red when it delved into the dark centre of the Earth's shadow during the century's longest and darkest lunar eclipse. \\nThe awesome spectacle of the......

'Reservation politics will reach a dead end'

Caste may be losing its salience in Indian politics. This was the upshot of a talk Professor Suhas Palshikar gave to a small group of around 20 research scholars and professors on South Asia at the......

The demons of 1971

Thirty-five years ago, on December 16, 1971, the Pakistan army unconditionally surrendered to the Indian Army at the Dhaka Racecourse in Bangladesh. With the stroke of a pen, Bangladesh was born.......

'Business has lost trust, so has biz education'

People are no longer sure we are educating leaders who have the competence to fulfill the responsibilities that come with their positions of power and privilege, says Harvard Business School dean......

Digital publishing coming of age

When Brian Murray, group president of HarperCollins, said, "The younger generations are consuming information in a different way. They may not necessarily be going into bookshops. They are spending......

Asean: Wise to take the culture route

Manmohan Singh faced stiff competition in Singapore. No, not at the East Asia Summit or in meetings with the Asean. But the rival attractions of two imaginative exhibitions on India's past and an......

The coming end of books?

The morning sky was overcast. A steady rain clattered on the tiled roof of the building that sheltered me as I waited for the library van to arrive from the state capital, Trivandrum.I was there......

Finance Minister P Chidambaram's speech

Mr. Speaker, SirIt is my privilege to present the Budget for 2007-08.I. A MID-TERM REPORT CARD ON THE ECONOMY2. In November 2006, the UPA Government crossed the midpoint of its term of office. A......

How Gandhigiri found a place in Munnabhai

Gandhigiri has become part of our vocabulary, and a big chunk of the credit for this goes to Dr Abhijat Joshi.He, along withdirector Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra, co-wroteLage......

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Q. all knowledge that the world has ever recieved comes from the mind the infinite library of the universe is our own mind--ur views
:  A. There is consciousness in the universe. Even the inanimate objects have consciousness in a form suitable to them. How else a little silicon, a...... more

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Q. UGC has proposed certain fiancial incentives for institutions & also hostel wardens to curb ragging. Mobile which was banned as was an hinderance to studies is allowed to be carried by students to be handy for ragging victims. IWhere is the student community heading?
Kamal Purohit:  A. There is nothing new in UGC`s proposing such methods and it is absolutely part of its guidelines while sanctioning or declaring various kinds of...... more

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Q. The Muslims ruled India for about a thousand years. If they wanted, they had the power of converting each and every non-Muslim of India to Islam. Today more than 80% of the population of India are non-Muslims. All these non-Muslim Indians are bearing witness today that Islam was not spread by the sword...... Plz. Comments.......
MajorVLoganathan:  A. Muslims conquered Spain in 711 AD and ruled it for about 800 years. These Spanish Arabs later became known as the Moors. When Europe was still...... more

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Q. KRISHNA'S (GEETA) TEACHING ARE RELEVENT TODAY OR NOT....??
Indiano:  A. It is most liked and renevened scripture in the world and it is being taught in many renowned universities in the world.and it was treated as the...... more

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Meeting the future Palestinian president!

I want to be the future president of the State of Palestine! seriously and in determination said Mahmoud. This is not a day dream, and I know... ...

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2019 Value of Higher Education Market at $65B+ Forecasts a Global Research Report

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Women on the march

Rafia Zakaria The last time women were occupying public space in the country's capital, it was the spring of 2007. Then, a conflict brewed... ...

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