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Scientist Bhargava to return Padma Bhushan to protest 'attack on rationalism'

Eminent scientist Pushpa Mittra Bhargava on Thursday said he is returning his Padma Bhushan award alleging that the National Democratic Alliance government was trying to make India into a......

Obama appoints Indian American to national science board

Dr Sethuraman ‘Panch’ Panchanathan, senior vice president, Office of Knowledge Enter­prise Development, ArizonaStateUniversity, was last week appointed to the United States National......

Terror attack on power grids can CRIPPLE the system

The National Academy of Sciences, in a recent report, has warned that terrorists can cause black outs in large parts of the United States by attacking the power grid. The report adds that......

Serge Haroche, David J Wineland win Nobel Physics Prize

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2012 toSerge Haroche, College de France and Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, and David J Wineland, National......

Gen next come to the fore in America

Anamika Veeramani, 14, an eighth grader from Incarnate Word Academy in Parma Heights, Ohio won the National Spelling Bee. Shantanu S Srivatsa, 13, an eighth grader at Cheney Middle School, West......

Ratan Tata in National Academy of Engineering

India's leading industrialist Ratan Tata will be formally inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering in the US for his "outstanding contributions" to industrial development in......

Academies stand by their findings on GM crops

The controversy over Bt brinjal refuses to die down with the country's six science academies today standing by their findings on 'limited release' of the GM crop despite Environment Minister Jairam......

Top scientists to review UN's climate panel

The United Nations has launched an independent review of the functioning of its top climate change body IPCC, which has come under much criticism in the recent months for some errors in its......

China's 15-year plan for tech growth

China is refining a strategic blueprint for the booming nation's medium and long-term national, scientific and technological development over the next 15 years.The blueprint's draft work, which......

China H1 property investment growth slows for 2nd month

Investment growth in China's real estate in the first half of 2016 contracted for the second month, raising expectations that more stimulus would be rolled out in the remaining of this year to help......

Dev Patel, Eddie Redmayne to join Academy of Motion Picture Arts

Actors Eddie Redmayne, Emma Stone and Dev Patel are invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be its new members of 2015. After adding 271 people last year, the......

Leonard Cohen passes into the ages

'We have lost one of music's most revered and prolific visionaries.' Visionary. Poet. Singer. Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has passed into the ages. He was 82. Cohen's label, Sony......

Will these movies win an Oscar?

Here's looking at some brilliant movies. The Toronto International Film Festival was very good for American movies, especially the indie kind. The Oscar competition is going to be strong and......

Raja Sen's Oscars forecast: Mad Max will win!

Mad Max: Fury Road has a very realistic chance of sweeping the Oscars, predicts Raja Sen. Oh, what a day. What a lovely day. The Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences took it upon......

Exclusive! How Court was selected for the Oscars

The vote was tied 7-7 until... Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com reveals how Court was chosen as India's nominee for the Academy Awards. IMAGE: Vira Sathidar in Court.   The selection of Chaitanya......

'Selection process pretty good'

Brijesh Patel, chairman of India's cricket selectors,is alsoinvolvedwith the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore asdirector. It has been nine months since he took over the reins of the selection......

Meet these chess superstars!

Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar meets up with 10-year-old Praggnanandha -- the world's youngest International Master -- and his elder sister Vaishali -- a woman International Master -- to find out more......

'Cricket needs to wake up. But how?'

'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial......

Check out India's plans to win more medals at next 3 Olympics

- 'We are trying to learn from the Australian and UK models wherein the government spends for sports promotion.' IMAGE: P V Sindhu celebrates after winning the silver medal at the Rio Olympic......

Time to hand over the baton to the younger generation: Bindra

'The role of sports science, sport medicine is incredibly important in modern day sport. We can't do without it' IMAGE: India’s Abhinav Bindra reacts Photograph: IOA Olympic champion......
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This South Pacific island of rubbish shows why we need to quit our plastic habit

A remote South Pacific island has the highest density of plastic debris reported anywhere on the planet, our new study has found. Our study,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/environment-news/this-south-pacific-island-of-rubbish-shows-why-we-need-to-quit-our-plastic-habit-62082.html
Karnataka-cadre IAS officer found dead on birthday in Lucknow

A Karnataka-cadre IAS officer was found dead this morning under mysterious circumstances on a roadside in the high-security Hazratganj area here,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/612043/karnataka-cadre-ias-officer-found.html
Lionel Richie receives honorary doctorate from Berklee College

Legendary music icon Lionel Richie has been awarded with a honorary Doctor of Music degree by Berklee College of Music. The veteran singer was... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/lionel-richie-receives-honorary-doctorate-from-berklee-college-117051600840_1.html
IIT-Hyderabad professor bags INSA Young Scientist award

Aravind Kumar Rengan, a professor at Indian Institute of Technology - Hyderabad has been awarded the prestigious Indian National Science Academy... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a741187.html
What makes Kim Jong Un tick?

Kim Jong Un is a “smart cookie,” President Donald Trump said recently of North Korea’s leader. “He’s 27 years... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/what-makes-kim-jong-un-tick-60053.html

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