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India must overcome 'tremendous' challenges to realise potential, says top Indian-American diplomat

India needs to overcome "tremendous challenges" like religious, gender and caste-based discrimination along with hurdles in the energy and health sectors to realise the full potential of the......

'For 1,400 years India led the world in science'

'Indian science was perhaps more rational than the European science of the time.' 'Nobody tried or convicted Aryabhata just because he said Rahu-Ketu is nonsense.' 'Some Indians take the extreme......

'The Ganga is in ICU'

'One per cent of wealthy people have been handed over 99 per cent of our nation's resources. The rest are mute, helpless and very frightened spectators to this loot.' 'More forests have been axed......

India, France unveil global solar alliance at Paris climate summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francois Hollande on Monday jointly launched the International Solar Alliance and pledged India's assistance of USD 30 million (Rs 199......

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......

India needs more PhDs. Here's why!

The Indian media is full of news these days about the country becoming a knowledge superpower in the 21st century. This rhetoric starts from politicians down to the common man. But every once in a......

Start-ups must learn corporate ayurveda

  Older companies can teach them five lessons that do not assure success but do not backfire either On a recent visit to China, I noticed that Premier Li Keqiang wanted 'mass......

'Sikka is taking Infosys to the next level'

Image: Vishal Sikka and Infosys Founder N R Narayana Murthy at an Infosys event. Photograph: Indrani Roy/Rediff.com 'I am looking at interesting kinds of start-ups.' 'If you look at Western......

Google has made teachers less awe-inspiring, grandparents more idle: Modi

‘If Facebook were a country, it would be the third most populous one and the most connected.’ 'The status that now matters is not whether you are awake or asleep, but whether you are......

India should emerge as global HR capital: Modi

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the exhibition on the National Skill Development Mission, in New Delhi. Photograph, courtesy: PIB     India should emerge as the 'human......

'It took a decade to make The Man Who Knew Infinity'

Director Matt Brown tells Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com what it was about The Man Who Knew Infinity that made him persevere for a decade to turn the book into a film. Filmmaking can be an extremely......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Thomson to train Mumbai pacers ahead of domestic season

Jeff Thompson arrives in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI Having missed touring India during his cricket career, former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson arrived in Mumbai early this morning to impart......

ICC appoints Sachin Tendulkar as ambassador for 2015 World Cup

Sachin Tendulkar poses with the 2011 World Cup trophy. Photograph: Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who is the all-time leading run-getter in World Cup history,......

We've bowlers to take 20 Indian wickets, says confident McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum says he has the bowlers at his disposal to take 20 Indian wickets, after his double century gave the home side the upper hand in the ongoing first Test, in......

ICC mourn sad demise of Tony Greig

The ICC has offered its deep condolences on the sad demise of former England captain and celebrated commentator Tony Greig, who passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer in Sydney on......

Suresh Saraiya, one of the best-loved radio commentators

Haresh Pandya pays tribute to noted radio commentator Suresh Saraiya, who passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday following a heart attack. July 18, 2012, turned out to be a sad day for Hindi cinema and......
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a game-changing episode

The following is a recap of episode 5 from the sixth season of Game of Thrones, and it contains spoilers. Many spoilers. Winter, the great... ...

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When Did We Stop Reading Books?,What Happened to Our Basic Human Curiosity?

For nearly 500 years, from 9th to 13th century, Bait Al Hikma led the movement of knowledge and scientific inquiry in the known world with top... ...

https://kashmirobserver.net/2016/opinions/what-happened-our-basic-human-curiosity-6760
Key takeaways

India and Iran inked a dozen agreements ranging from a contract to develop the strategic Chahabar port to an initial pact to set up an aluminium... ...

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Majuli in Assam

As a part of my decade long research on various aspects of the island at various times, I felt the ignorance of the Assamese people towards this... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/an-island-can-win-our-hearts-majuli-in-assam/15916445.shtml
Cisco Announces Jaipur as the First Lighthouse City in South Asia

Cisco announced the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan to be the first Smart+Connected Community Lighthouse City in South Asia. Cisco Lighthouse City status... ...

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