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Meet Charles Darwin's great grand daughter

Ruth Padel is the great, great grand daughter of Charles Darwin. She is also a wellknown British poet, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Fellow of the Zoological Society of......

The Vatican votes for Charles Darwin

In a surprising move, the Vatican has come out in defence of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, saying it is perfectly compatible with the Bible's description of how God created the universe.In......

Mr Modi, why not a Bharat Ratna for the Mahatma?

'If we can award Madan Mohan Malaviya who died in 1946, then why not the Mahatma who died in 1948?' 'Why not go a little further back in time and give the award to Rabindranath Tagore who died in......

Troll of the year: The man who parodied Subramanian Swamy!

Subramanian Swamy is generally regarded as The Man You Don't Mess With.But an unnamed Indian software engineer -- or so he claims -- took on the redoubtable defender of Hindutva in cyberspace, and......

Sociologist Shiv Visvanathan: Youth were not protesting against rape but indifference

'Anyone of them could have been the girl. So in a way it had what I call the 'rakhi effect'. Everyone felt the rape victim could have been my sister and everyone felt that could have been......

A day in the lives of a biz tycoon, a startup CEO and a jewellery magnate

A busy businessman Sanjiv Goenka understands the importance of unwinding. Hindi serials like Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Swaragini or Savdhan are his antidote.   Image: Sanjiv......

Good things from bad motives?

Today we use statistical methods for purposes as computing GDP & planning healthcare & education, but statistical methods originated with much darker motives, says Ajit BalakrishnanIf you ever......

Britain withdraws old 20-pound note

Indians who travel to Britain for sight-seeing, shopping or on business purpose, please note: from tomorrow, the 20-pound note featuring the image of composer Edward Elgar will be withdrawn from......

If Citi's in such a mess, what about other banks?

Federal regulators got a fresh inside look at Citigroup's books over the weekend -- and it wasn't pretty.The result: a new $306 billion federal bailout for the bank. On the one hand, it provides......

How to gain freedom from the boss

India's obsession with a planned and controlled economy continued well into the 80s. It was only in the beginning of the following decade that the government set about seriously unfettering the......

Harry Potter heads for $1 billion gross

The commanding worldwide success of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince -- which grossed nearly $400 million worldwide in just five days -- is yet another example of Hollywood summer movies......

Tarsem Singh Dhandwar's The Fall opens in the US

Tarsem Singh Dhandwar is on the top of his game, with several hit music videos, a very successful and lucrative career in directing commercials and two films, which have polarised critics and......

Abhijeet Sawant: Movie star?

Can't get enough of television? Grab your weekly buzz right here! Here's the gossip from the industry.Remember Gaurav Chopraa? The handsome guy seen in serials like Saara Akash, Lavanya, Piya ka......

Aussies struggle after Ganguly ton hoists India

- ScorecardThe struggle for existence. We aren't trying here to explain any Darwinian theory but focusing on the trouble that Australia faced to keep their wickets intact on Day 2 of the second......

BCCI to expand NCA activities

In a major boost to the supply line of Indian cricket, the BCCI has decided to expand the activities of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore by setting up a new facility and introducing......
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Karthik Venkatesh Burning a library down is the the ultimate act of banning, as history proves. In the last two decades, the scene has shifted... ...
The troubling history of eugenics

Amit Sharma, 2015 Infosys Laureate, delivered a case for an ethical, humanist approach to the sciences at the Infosys campus, Electronic City, on... ...

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11 Traits Of People With A Higher Emotional Intelligence

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