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Mrinalini Sarabhai transformed Gujarat's cultural life

Ahmedabad's cultural scene would not have gone beyond the garba, but for Mrinalini Sarabhai's pioneering efforts, says V Gangadhar who spent many years in the city. IMAGE: Mrinalini Sarabhai......

What The World Needs: A Fellowship of Minds

'They don't always agree with our governments, their teachers or their parents, but it is the conviction of their ideas, and their determination to share them with the world that, I believe, is one......

Friend, sister, supporter... and wonderful human being

Shahnaz Anklesaria Aiyar was a formidable journalist. More importantly, she was an incredible human being, says Sanjoy Hazarika. Shahnaz Anklesaria Aiyar, who passed away in Washington, DC on July......

Lankan president in India to make a 'new beginning'

Seeking a 'new beginning' in bilateral ties, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday arrived in New Delhi on a four-day visit, his maiden foreign trip after he assumed charge last......

'Ayurveda is medicine with intelligence, modern medicine is like a bullet'

‘As such classical Ayurveda is shrinking. Not because people don’t want it but because it is not properly placed in the public mind.’ ‘Health is more and more becoming a......

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......

The man who saved billions from starvation

Image: Norman Borlaug rescued India from a severe food crisis. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The work of Norman Borlaug, who helped save billions from starvation, is worth recalling, especially......

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......

"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......

Women's world chess: Harika bags silver, bronze for Humpy

Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika and Koneru Humpy came up with fine individual performances to win a silver and a bronze, respectively, even as the Indian eves finished fourth in the women's......

World team chess: India women out of medal contention following loss to Georgia

India's chances of a medal went up in smoke as the team crashed to a heavy loss against Georgia in the seventh round of the World Women's Team Chess Championship in Chengdu, China. In a shocking......

Gibraltar Chess: Adhiban in joint lead

Grandmaster and former national champion B Adhiban crashed through the defences of former women's world champion Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria to remain in joint lead in the Masters section of......
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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Signs MoU with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) here today signed a MoU with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for cooperation in the area... ...

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CONTROVERSY BREWING OVER DUMINDA SILVA'S FACEBOOK PROFILES

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Sri Lanka, Dec. 1 -- Facebook profiles updated even after... ...

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SVU getting a massive facelift for Science Congress

Sri Venkateswara University is undergoing a full-scale makeover ahead of hosting the 104th Indian Science Congress, scheduled to be inaugurated by... ...

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HC rejects plea to recover Raja Raja Cholan statue

Refusing to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking a direction to the authorities to take appropriate steps to recover... ...

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RIP Dileep Padgaonkar, my boss of eleven years

Padgaonkar passed away this morning in a Pune hospital. He was 72. Right through the nineties, he led a team of brilliant senior journalists who... ...

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