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B Raman: A Karmayogi for whom time was always short

Swati Parashar pays tribute to her mentor B Raman, who passed into the ages on Sunday. On May 20, B Raman tweeted, “Hanumanji willing, shd be back home coming Saturday.” Instead, he......

A kilo of contentment

'My Indian guests were to get a slice of the authentic Brazilian experience, the cuisine being only one part of it,' says BS Prakash of a typical Brazilian institution. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh......

Sharad Pawar's brinkmanship and coalition pains

Sharad Pawar's real grievances have to do with the frustration of his prime ministerial ambitions, and his inability to gain high stature, including the Number Two slot in the Cabinet, says Praful......

'Our farmers are second to none'

A memorial service for Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug will be held at the Texas A&M University in Texas today, October 6. Dr M S Swaminathan, who worked closely with Dr Borlaug on India's Green......

Shyam Saran to address conference on nuke deal

Former Indian Foreign Secretary, Shyam Saran, who was the original interlocutor of the US-India civilian nuclear deal negotiations with erstwhile US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs,......

M S Swaminathan on the perils of Bt brinjal

The father of the Green Revolution explains how the genetically-modified version of brinjal may kill biodiversity.He introduced high-yielding wheat varieties in India to feed a country struggling......

No expectation from Budget, says pharma industry

The pharmaceutical sector isn’t enthused about the Union Budget.The Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, a group representing 18 major domestic drug makers, including Ranbaxy, Sun Pharma, Dr......

Infosys' onsite staff to get 2-3% raise

Infosys, India's second-largest software services exporter, on Friday said it would raise the salaries of onsite employees two to three per cent and promote about 9,000 employees in the quarter......

Infosys 'seriously looking' for acquisitions

Infosys on Thursday said it is "seriously looking" at acquisitions as the company understands the importance of growth through buying out other companies. "We are seriously looking at......

Infosys' BPO arm is the saving grace

When information technology company Infosys upset the market on Friday with its annual numbers and expectation for the months ahead, its poor cousin, Infosys BPO, sprung a pleasant surprise.The......

"I want to write Rajnikant's biography..."

Roopa Swaminathan, author of the National Award-winning book, Star Dust, Vignettes from the fringes of the Film Industry, calls herself a hardcore Mumbaiite who loves cinema and grew up watching......

Humpy, Harika in second round of World Championship

Koneru Humpy effortlessly defeated Denise Frick of South Africa while D Harika outplayed compatriot Soumya Swaminathan to move to the second round of the women's World Chess Championship, in Khanty......

One plus two equals fiasco

Hey, all.Subsequent to writing that piece on the Challenger, I saw, on Rediff, a thoughtful piece by R Swaminathan-- Swami, as we know him-- on the marketing of the event.Coincidentally, two of the......

Abhijeet gets silver, bronze for Tania at Chess Olympiad

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta won a silver by pocketing seven points out of nine games while Tania Sachdev turned out to be the best woman performer for India with a bronze medal in the Chess......

Indian women crush Israel 3.5-0.5 at Chess Olympiad

International Master Tania Sachdev led the charge as the Indian women's team crashed through the defenses of Israel and romped to a huge 3.5-0.5 victory in the 10th and penultimate round of the......

Chess Olympiad: Indian women tamed by Russia, men draw

On a disappointing day for India, the men's team bowed out of medal contention after conceding another draw, while the women were tamed 1-3 by Russia in the ninth round of the 40th Chess Olympiad......

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Q. Wings of Fire' and 'Ignited Minds' books are authored by which Indian scientist ? (A) H.G.Khurana(B) M.S.Swaminathan(C) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam(D) S.Chandrasekhar
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Q. 'Wings of Fire' and 'Ignited Minds' books are authored by which Indian scientist ? (A) H.G.Khurana (B) M.S.Swaminathan (C) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam (D) S.Chandrasekhar
Krit:  A. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam more

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Q. Who amongst the following is the author of the book "Toward a Hunger Free World" ?(A) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam(B) Ashok Lahiri(C) Amartya Sen(D) M.S.Swaminathan(E) None of these
Question Answer:  A. (C) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam more

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Parties see red, want clubs stripped of dress code

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Unruly boys make jogging in Besant Nagar risky

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Service tax pain for drug trials as Budget cuts sop

Drug research in India faces a setback with the Union Budget proposal to withdraw the service tax exemption on clinical trials or technical testing... ...

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Judge and two advocates denied entry into TNCA Club for wearing dhoti

A sitting judge of the Madras High Court, a senior advocate practising in the same court and a lawyer from Madurai were on Friday denied entry into... ...

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Chennai club turns away judge for wearing dhoti

CHENNAI: It could go down as the worst publicity for dhoti, considered a 'national attire' in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. A sitting judge of the Madras... ...

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