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The case for banning opinion polls

A recent academic paper on probability theory shows how beliefs are influenced by interpretations of data rather than the data itself, says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. Ever since Indira Gandhi turned......

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......

Advice to the RSS: Celebrate diversity!

'Unity in diversity is a dated notion as India, today, is more unified and cohesive and yet more pronouncedly diverse than ever in its history,' argues Shekhar Gupta. While the Bharatiya Janata......

Was the Dadri lynching really about 'eating beef'?

'Even if the media is partisan, the BJP, governing at the Centre, has the most to lose if India descends into widespread communal violence.' 'Fanning the flames either by vested political interests......

Why India should be worried even though tiger numbers are up

Image: An Indian Royal Bengal tiger at the South Khairbari nature park near Siliguri. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters   'We are rushing to 'develop' without carefully valuing natural......

New GDP data: IMF comes to India's aid

The GDP estimates incorporate new source data and modified compilation techniques India has got help from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 'back-casting' of the new GDP series to provide......

Poverty figures: Does it make any difference to the poor?

Angus Deaton's Nobel Prize should spark off more research on the measurement and usefulness of poverty percentages, notes Nitin Desai. A recent report prepared for this year’s annual......

Eyes on global economies after Fed keeps markets guessing

Business confidence data from China and the euro zone will offer some pointers this week to where the global economy is going after the US Federal Reserve kept markets guessing about when it will......

Success story: Shashank started a healthcare start-up when he was just 20!

When two youngsters decided to begin a modest venture to digitise health records ago, little did they imagine that their concept would be a much sought after destination in the online healthcare......

Can China shake fundamentals of the global markets?

The world economy's growth engine is slowing, but not collapsing, says Akash Prakash. Global markets continue to be wobbly. The unexpected weakening of the renminbi in August, combined with the......

Where have you heard these songs before?

It's a known fact that Bollywood looks westwards for inspiration for scripts as well as tunes.   The most recent example is the chartbuster song Munni Badnaam Hui from Dabangg,......

Fondly remembering Vishnuvardhan

Aptharakshaka, the late 'Sahasasimha' Vishnuvardhan's 200th Kannada film is all set to hit the theatres. On the occasion of its release, the popular actor's family, friends, co-stars and......

No new films? Watch these classics

The producers-multiplex feud shows no sign of ending, and new releases keep off theatres until the end of May. But don't fret, this is the time to catch up on those classic DVDs! We asked some......

Cleared Radcliffe feels damaged by doping claims

IAAF defends action against Radcliffe IMAGE: Great Britain's Paula Radcliffe poses with a trophy after the Virgin Money London Marathon. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett Livepic/Reuters Paula......

CL: Anelka hits two as Chelsea cruise in Copenhagen

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka offered a reminder of his striking prowess on Tuesday with both goals in a comfortable 2-0 win over FC Copenhagen in their Champions League last 16, first leg match.......

India look to seal the series in fourth ODI

Having gained a 2-1 lead after registering back-to-back victories in the last two games against the Proteas, India go into the fourth ODI at Port Elizabeth seeking to clinch their first-ever series......

Images: India steamroll Kiwis in Nagpur

Spinners Harbhajan Singh and Pragyan Ojha wreaked havoc on a turning track as India recorded one of their most convincing Test wins by thrashing New Zealand by an innings and 198 runs in third and......

Technophobe FIFA look ever more isolated

FIFA's refusal to use technology to help decide on close calls has left soccer isolated in major international sport, clinging to the idea that human error is somehow preferable to computer-backed......
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Ligo 'chirp' confirms Einstein's gravity waves

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (Ligo), Caltech, announced on Thursday that it had detected gravitational waves, confirming... ...

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FPL breaks ground on three new solar power plants that will triple the amount of solar it provides its customers

PARRISH, Fla. , Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today celebrated the ground breaking of its three new solar power... ...

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Nielsen Reports 4Th Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results

From the Wires Feb. 11, 2016 06:31 AM Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) today announced fourth quarter and full year 2015 results. Revenues... ...

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Cenovus finishes 2015 with strong balance sheet

Additional budget reductions planned to preserve financial resilience CALGARY , Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE)... ...

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Ultimate focus of pollution control

11 February 2016, New Delhi, Anumita Roychowdhury Everyone is lost in the numbers game over air pollution because health is the missing link... ...

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