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Why an Indian scientist hasn't won the Nobel after Independence

Science in India has developed a great deal since C V Raman, particularly after the country gained Independence but we are yet to win a Nobel prize in physics, chemistry or medicine. Is it a......

Pakistan, China have non-strategic nukes; India doesn't

To enhance its nuclear capability, Pakistan is developing non-strategic nuclear weapons and thus joining the ranks of countries like the United States and Russia, a leading American think-tank has......

China's Islamic terror problem

'Islamic State has declared that the liberation of Islamic Xinjiang from China is an objective. Beijing may well find that Pakistan is unable to assist in any meaningful way,' says China expert......

How can there be peace if Pakistan uses terror against us?

'How can Kashmir be demilitarised if the terrorist threat remains and Pakistan continues to incite elements in Kashmir to keep the internal situation unstable?' asks former foreign secretary Kanwal......

Aadhaar may have a lethal impact on the existence of India

'Biometric Aadhaar-based surveillance is not only about violation of privacy, but also about the treasure hunt for unprecedented financial surveillance and economic intelligence in the economic......

Is the era of commodity mega-projects over? Hmm...looks like

Projects in other developed countries, such as Canada, and even in developing nations like Mozambique and Indonesia are also in limbo Threat to the Great Barrier Reef sealed the fate of Adani's......

Modi slams developed nations for questioning India's green norms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at the developed countries for questioning India's credentials in curbing environmental pollution and said those who ‘lecture’ the country......

Adani, Rajasthan govt to set up India's largest solar park

Adani Enterprises Ltd on Monday signed a pact with the Rajasthan government to develop the country's largest solar park in the state with 10,000 MW capacity over the next 10 years at an estimated......

Empty malls echo India's sorry retail story

Of the 300 operational malls in the country, just 5-7 per cent, or about 20 malls, are doing well, say developers. Image: A woman enters a retail store inside a shopping mall in Mumbai.......

India needs 11 million homes, 25 million still vacant

Amid housing shortage of up to 25 million units in the country, Urban Development Secretary Sudhir Krishna on Friday said there are 11 million homes that are vacant as per the latest census figure......

Review: Pixels is a complete waste of time

Pixels could very well be the most unremarkable Hollywood film of the year, says Paloma Sharma. Have you ever wondered what would happen if old video games came to life, tried to destroy the world......

There is no corruption in football, reckons FIFA chief Blatter

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes his critics will realise they have been wrong and will recognise his achievements once he......

FIFA mess: Blatter hits back at Chung over 'corrupt' comments

Sepp Blatter leaves after his statement during a news conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters Outgoing president Sepp Blatter hit back at Chung Mong-joon,......

Lack of football culture hurting India

‘After I left in 2005, there has been little improvement’ ‘I assure you that I will leave the team in a better shape’ India's national football coach Stephen Constantine.......

'When you've played for India everything fades in comparison'

'Anyone who watched me batting in Tests would know that I was up for it. I was ready to fight it out.' Hrishikesh Kanitkar discusses his chequered career in this lively conversation with Haresh......
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Legal troubles, market realities

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Meat and murder threaten Narendra Modi's inclusive agenda

The murder by a Hindu mob of a Muslim man rumoured to have slaughtered a cow has thrown a spotlight on the hardline, polarising agenda of some... ...
Early School Timings Can Add Stress on Learning and Health of Students

The health, safety and academic performance of high school students is at risk due to the early start time of schools in most countries, revealed... ...
India promises to make the air cleaner by 2030

World's No. 3 carbon polluter country, India has promised to reduce its carbon emissions by 33 percent to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels,... ...
Hundreds of new species discovered in the fragile Eastern Himalayan region

The Bompu litter frog is a new species from India that has a striking greyish-blue iris with a vertically oriented black pupil. New Delhi: A... ...

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