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Heat wave sweeps north, east India; 16 dead in WB

Sixteen people succumbed to the heat wave in West Bengal as vast swathes of the country's northern and eastern plains continued to swelter, with temperatures settling above the normal mark at......

An epic journey: The day the Dalai Lama came to India

The Tibetan spiritual leader's upcoming visit to Tawang, the district through which he first entered India, is probably behind China's new desire to claim the area.Claude Arpi recalls the Dalai......

Nehru's Aksai Chin Blunder

'Delhi was not concerned.''It would continue sleeping for several more years, with the result that Indian territory is still occupied by China today,' says Claude Arpi. IMAGE: A sketch of Prime......

Choosing an army chief: The perils of choice

With ambitious generals knowing that political patronage might be rewarded, a worrying era of politicisation of the military looms ahead, observes retired Colonel Ajai Shukla who has known Generals......

It's a white Christmas for Himachal and Uttarakhand

Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand had a ‘White Christmas’ on Sunday as they received the season’s first snowfall which coupled with rain pulled down the mercury in northern......

What the world must learn from Brexit

It is clear that the world desperately needs a globalisation model that will work for all and not just some, says Sunita Narain.     The Brexit vote-52 per cent of the United Kingdom......

India's pride: A stunning cable-stayed bridge in Jammu & Kashmir

Strategically important and first of the kind in North India and Jammu and Kashmir, the 592-meter long Basohli Bridge over River Ravi will be the fourth such bridge in the country Defence Minister......

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......

The answer to Maoism? People-friendly growth

The challenge of Maoism can be met with equitable and inclusive socio-economic progress, writes B G Verghese.The Supreme Court on May 7 ruled that natural resources were national assets that......

Cold, fog to help wheat, but not other crops

The cold wave and intense fog across the northern states are deemed beneficial for the rabi crops, notably the main cereal, wheat. Agricultural experts have, however, advised farmers to protect......

India's wrestlers in pursuit of gold at Asian Games

There is a quiet air of confidence at the wrestling camp being held at Sonepat to prepare India's brightest wrestling prospects for the forthcoming Asian Games in Incheon. India's Sushil Kumar.......

Soccer: Police may face action over Hillsborough disaster

Police accused of serious failings and a cover-up over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster could face investigation after their force said on Thursday it was preparing to refer the case to the......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......
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Impact crater linked to ancient Martian tsunamis identified

Scientists have identified a crater on Mars, possibly created by an asteroid that triggered 150 metre-high tsunami waves when it plunged into an... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/impact-crater-linked-to-ancient-martian-tsunamis-identified-117032600411_1.html
Prachanda to meet Xi on China visit

Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' will leave here for China on Thursday to attend the Boao Asia... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/prachanda-to-meet-xi-on-china-visit-news-international-rdwtumihbbicb.html
The day the Dalai Lama came to India

The Tibetan spiritual leader's upcoming visit to Tawang, the district through which he first entered India, is probably behind China's new desire... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/an-epic-journey-the-day-the-dalai-lama-came-to-india/20170321.htm
Delhi records coldest March day in decade

The mercury dropped in the northern plains with the national capital recording the coldest day in the month of March in a decade today. The minimum... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/delhi/delhi-records-coldest-march-day-in-decade_1986664.html
The need to protect shared ecosystems

The economic theory, Tragedy of the Commons, is brilliantly shown in the music video Chennai Poromboke Paadal by Carnatic musician T M Krishna.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/601179/need-protect-shared-ecosystems.html

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