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Why the idea of Hindu Rashtra has not caught on in India

'Till today, the RSS only speaks of Hindu Rashtra but never explains what it means. It cannot, because it would be unacceptable to even a majority of Hindus, forget the Indian Muslims and......

'Wherever Mukesh puts up a plant, I put up a school'

'I sat down and asked what they would want in their new school. One student said a football field, another one asked for computers. One little girl came and sat next to me and said, "A separate......

Modi's spiritual guru Swami Dayanand passes away

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's spiritual guru Swami Dayanand Giri passed away late Wednesday night at his ashram in Sheeshamjhadi area of Rishikesh after a prolonged illness. He was 87. Swami......

Alarming numbers that should worry India's military planners

It is worrisome that salaries are consuming as much expenditure as equipment. Ajai Shukla explains. After the dust settles around the 'one rank, one pension' agitation by ex-servicemen, a crucial......

The truths about Kathmandu

The real Kathmandu is different from the Kathmandu of the news stories, writes Patrick Ward. There is a world of difference between the Kathmandu portrayed in much of the international news media......

Monsoon deficit leaves central India high and dry

India’s southwest monsoon was less than half of normal during the week ending July 8, increasing the deficit from previous week with the revival in showers not strong enough but concentrated......

Why only Maggi, authority must tighten noose around other brands too

In the Maggi ad, Amitabh Bachchan is only “playing” a part, whereas his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai is “endorsing” L’Oreal shampoo. (Mr Bachchan never says Maggi......

Nepal's tourism industry hit hard; to lose 2 lakh visitors

Image: Bhimsen Tower aka Dharahara in Nepal after the earthquake. Built by Nepal's first prime minister in 1832, the site, also known as the Bhimsen Tower, was popular among tourists who would......

How Himalaya made ancient Ayurveda popular across the globe

It was in the seventies that Himalaya Drug Company began to explore markets beyond India and focused on research and scientific data to establish the safety and efficacy of its herbal products.......

These schemes will help strengthen e-services in rural India

To mark the Good Governance Day, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday announced that the limit of postal life insurance has been raised from Rs 20,00,00 to Rs 50,00,000 besides......

PHOTOS: Favourites cruise at heats on opening day at worlds

(From left) Andreas Bube of Denmark, Wais Ibrahim Khairandesh of Afghanistan and David Lekuta Rudisha of Kenya compete in the Men's 800 metres heats during day one of the 15th IAAF World Athletics......

Lowest-ranked Bhutan win on World Cup qualifying debut; India bt Nepal

Bhutan, the world's worst international team according to the FIFA rankings, scored a 1-0 win over Sri Lanka in their World Cup qualifying debut on Thursday. Tshering Dorji scored the only goal of......
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Nepal turns to UN over 'obstruction'' of trade point with India

While addressing the General Assembly yesterday, Singh appealed to the world community to ensure effective and unhindered access to the sea for... ...
On a Himalayan high

From waking up to unobstructed views of snow-capped peaks in Munsiyari to exploring long rafting stretches on the rivers of Pancheshwar, a... ...
Rooms with a view

The Sattal-Bhimtal-Naukuchiyatal troika in Uttarakhand's Kumaon hills was still scrubbing the hard winters off its rusty shutters when we arrived.... ...
Cheap solution for quake-proof high-rises

Old tyres could be a solution to the construction of quake-proof buildings. The research: Developing an earthquake resistant base for buildings by... ...

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