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Earthquake in Delhi may claim 8 million lives, warns expert

Indian cities will go down like a pack of cards if hit by a powerful earthquake, seismologists tell Rashme Sehgal. This is a catastrophe waiting to happen. India has among the most densely......

Hinduphobia: Intolerance, racial and religious

'I do hope the Patel family sues the hell out of the state of Alabama, and I hope the Hindu American Foundation and other community organisations are helping with legal aid and monetary support.'......

The power game needs nimble diplomacy

Prime Minister Modi seems to be gradually ending India’s strategic ambiguity, says former Indian diplomat K C Singh.United States President Barack Obama’s visit to India was unlike any......

Full text: What Modi, Obama agreed on

This is the joint statement issued by the ministry of external affairs on the visit of US President Barack Obama to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama assessed the......

The most crucial Indo-US defence issue that Modi-Obama need to discuss

'Implementation of the US-India Defence Technology and Trade Initiative is as much a test for the Modi government to direct its bureaucratic processes, as it is of US commitment,' says Lieutenant......

Jack Ma and India's e-commerce mirage

Despite flattering parallels between India and China, the way the internet is accessed tells a tale of two very different countries, says  Rahul Jacob. Image: Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma......

Indian firms mock gender diversity as boardroom deadline passes: Analysts

Corporate India has made a mockery of an order to appoint women directors by recruiting wives, daughters and even stepmothers, analysts said on Wednesday as the deadline set by regulators for......

Now, a competition to choose 100 smart cities

The smart city project is being coordinated by the Union urban development ministry. After celebrity nominations akin to the famous ALS ice-bucket challenge for its Swachh Bharat campaign, and a......

What China learned from Lee Kuan Yew... and India didn't

Lee deserved to lead a bigger country than Singapore, the city of 5 million he ruled for three decades, says Rahul Jacob. One of the asymmetries of history is the lack of correspondence between the......

Only 20 smart cities may be shortlisted this year

Last July, in its first Budget, the NDA government announced making of 100 smart cities, allocating over Rs 7,000 cr for the project.  The proposed 100 smart cities are likely to be selected......

Vikram is the youth envoy of UN Habitat

Catch the action in the Tamil film industry right here! Tamil actor Vikram has been selected as the Youth Envoy for the UN Habitat (United Nations Human Settlement Programme). Out of the four......

Asian Cup: Marathon man Endo chalks up another milestone

Yasuhito Endo chalked up another milestone in his storied career when Japan beat Iraq in the Asian Cup on Friday, yet his single-minded focus on team first was evident for all to see. The......

Formula One: Mercedes secure trophy

Formula One drivers walk out for the drivers' parade before the Russian Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images Russian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton might cover......

FILA rejigs weight classes; Sushil, Yogeshwar to move higher

Wrestling's international governing body, FILA has announced a rejig in weight classes for its competitions, including those of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, a development which would lead to India's......

Formula One viewing figures down in 2012

A significant drop in Chinese viewers pushed down Formula One's global television audience last year, according to figures compiled by the sport's commercial rights holder. "The majority of our......

OGQ signs up Keshavan for Winter Olympics 2014

Sports Foundation Olympic Gold Quest marked their entry into the Winter Olympics by signing up Luge athlete Shiva Keshavan on Wednesday. Shiva, who hails from Himachal Pradesh, is a veteran in Luge......
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The World Prepares to Run

The event, coordinated worldwide, will flag off in India at Gurgaon, Haryana at 4:30 … A former participant in the Wings for Life World Run in... ...

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Centre for better infrastructure in NE

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Selfie craze takes fizz out of travelling

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Quakes don't kill people, badly planned buildings do

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How the sub-prime crisis unfolded

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