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Malala secures top marks in British school exams

Teenage Pakistani female education rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination bid in 2012 and became the youngest recipient of a Nobel peace prize, has secured high......

Nine J&K candidates including 3 women crack civil services

Nine candidates, including three women, from Jammu and Kashmir have qualified the prestigious UPSC Civil Service examination, the results of which were declared on Saturday. The UPSC declared a......

Indian scientists' new DNA chip for speeding up rice breeding

One Chinese lie has been finally nailed this time by a team of Indian scientists who provide irrefutable evidence that rice did originate in India, a fact contested by China.  If one......

Sanskrit should be propagated to purify minds of people: Swaraj

Sanskrit scholars from 60 countries began a five-day conference in Bangkok on Sunday with an inaugural speech by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who suggested that Sanskrit should be......

Three-time Odisha CM J B Patnaik passes away in Tirupati

Former Odisha Chief Minister and ex-Assam Governor Janaki Ballabh Patnaik died at a hospital early on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest, few hours after he offered prayers at Lord Venkateswara......

Bezos, Nadella say much the same, but so differently

Bezos wears it on his sleeve, Nadella keeps it quiet Image: Bezos kept his audience regaled with his explosive laughter, witty one-liners and showmanship. Photograph: Richard Brian/Reuters There......

The way we work now

Things like the increase in worker diversity can only be all to the good, but what about the steadily rising proportion of “temporary” workers? Asks Ajit Balakrishnan.Look around your......

COLUMN: Employability and its avatars

The unstated assumption is that the job applicant is in some way responsible for his employability problem, says Ajit Balakrishnan.The word "employability" is much in the air these days. Trade......

Premium housing: Growth may be slow

The real estate industry will witness new launches in the premium residential segment in 2011, on the back of demand revival and good prospects in the economy, albeit at a slower pace. "We see......

Scams notwithstanding, India heads for 9% growth

India was tarred by a string of corruption episodes irregularities in the holding of Commonwealth Games and leakage of tapes pointing to lobbying to fix ministerial berths to cite a few -- but......

How Bombay Velvet got made!

'I kept telling Anurag, "I don't care about anything, I don't want any money. Just get the film made".' 'One day I called Anurag and someone else picked up the phone. He said, "Hello, Sir." I......

Exclusive! Saving the Apu Trilogy

The journey of the digitally restored version of The Apu Trilogy is packed with dark stories and years of near detective work by those determined to preserve some of Satyajit Ray's finest works.......

Review: The Theory of Everything is impeccably executed

A film as strongly scripted and impeccably executed as The Theory of Everything will be remembered for longer than Stephen Hawking's estimate of the end of time, says Paloma Sharma.There......

Prasoon Joshi: Not necessary to use vulgar word in item songs

The presence of National Award winning lyricist Prasoon Joshi at the Jaipur Literature Festival drew a packed house at the sessions he attended. He composed the lyrics for Hawan Karenge from the......

'Goa offers a superb setting to Dum Maaro Dum'

After waiting for Rohan Sippy for over 15 minutes beyond schedule outside Saravana Bhavan in New York, I call his handler. He can't locate Sippy; the cell phone is switched off. I gave myself 10......

Tendulkar recommended for Rajya Sabha membership

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and yesteryear actress Rekha are among four eminent personalitiesrecommended for nomination as members of the Rajya Sabha. The 39-year-old Tendulkar, who has brought......

Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand, Tendulkar left out?

With the Board of Control for Cricket in India not recommending Sachin Tendulkar, there is intense speculation whether the batting maestro could miss out on the prestigious Bharat Ratna this year.......

Govt gets requests to give Bharat Ratna for Sachin

The government on Wednesday said it has received requests from various quarters to confer the Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar, adding that a proposal to confer the country's highest civilian award......

Home ministry considering sports for Bharat Ratna

The Union Home Ministry is looking into Sports Minister Ajay Maken's demand to include sports excellence as an area of recognition for the Bharat Ratna. According to sources in the ministry,......

'Can't bestow Bharat Ratna on Tendulkar yet'

The calls for bestowing Sachin Tendulkar with the Bharat Ratna may have got louder after India's World Cup triumph but giving the country's highest civillian honour to the batting icon would......
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Tribute to an exceptional scholar

The volume under review, carefully prepared by members of the staff of Calcutta University Library and edited by the eminent historian and... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/8th-day/tribute-to-an-exceptional-scholar/86192.html
On India's side

The BBC had a jaundiced view. Some years ago, when their advance team came to interview us for their series The Lost Days of the Raj, they said... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/498021/on-indias-side.html
What are those voices in our heads?

The voice we hear in our head comes in many forms. It can psyche us up for a big interview, help us remember an important speech, or guilt-trip us... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/life-and-style/what-are-those-voices-our-heads-356
As PM Modi heads to Silicon valley, experts caution against doing business with Indian government

PM Modi's 'Digital India' concept is accused by the experts and they say that the concept ignores key questions raised by critics about the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-as-pm-modi-heads-to-silicon-valley-experts-caution-against-doing-business-with-indian-government-2119912
Young India, new hunger for identity

The tastes and habits of the 12 to 35 age group will decide the media landscape of tomorrow. THE HINDU "The rise of quality non-fiction in India,... ...

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