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'Dangerous levels of toxic lead in Indian paints'

A study carried out by the Centre for Science and Environment has revealed the alarming fact that most of the popular brands of paints available in India contain high quantities of lead, a toxin......

3 reasons that endeared Yogi Adityanath to Shah-Modi

If Modi and Shah did not project Adityanath as CM, it was out of expediency, says Radhika Ramaseshan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known to pull off......

Modi favourite for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, say US experts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as a clear favourite for the 2019 general elections after the Bharatiya Janata Party’s landslide victory in assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh......

How the British stole the Kohinoor from a child

'I can tell you the case that hurts me the most is the one in which the little boy is forced to sign the Kohinoor over.''You take a mother away from a child, you surround him with grown ups......

The power bahus of Uttar Pradesh

The kings of the ruling family of India's heartland -- father Mulayam Singh Yadav, Samajwadi party supremo, and son Akhilesh Yadav, UP chief minister -- are at war.And as on any chessboard, the......

Need to scale up and ramp down H-1B visas: Senator

In less than a week of Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th US President, the "H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act" was introduced to prioritise American workers and restore fairness in visa programmes......

The sword that hangs over our IT industry

The challenges before the industry are many today and its response over the coming months will shape the future of what has been one of the most vibrant value-creating and livelihood-enabling......

Will Viral Acharya sing a new tune at the RBI?

Hopefully, the grey world of central banking in a nation hit by demonetisation, will lighten up with some of his notes soon.Anup Roy profiles Viral Acharya, the new RBI deputy governor, a man of......

A year later, '99.9% Indian' brand Maggi wins back 60% market share

Unfazed by yoga guru Ramdev-led Patanjali's anti-MNC campaign, Nestle India on Tuesday said its commitment to India will be "unwavering" with a history of over 104 years of presence in the country......

Nobel, Dylan and the twilight of authority

The Nobel follows a line of mighty brands that have bent low to kiss the feet of the popular, says Itu Chaudhuri. 'The Nobel Committee has won the Bob Dylan Prize,' announced the Always Contrarian......

'I am anxious about Ram Gopal Varma's reaction to Running Shaadi'

'I have been a part of more than a dozen films as a cinematographer but this was the smoothest shoot of my life. There was not a single day, when I wondered how a particular shoot would be done.'......

When Tabu struggled with a 500 rupee note

It was a crazy week for the world. Sukanya Verma cannot claim to be any different. Read on about her crazy filmi week.  Monday My nephew, yep the same little fella whose on-a-loop obsession......

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......

Can you recognise this actress?

Sridevi, Karan Johar, Tabu... Sukanya Verma's week was all about time travel and pleasant encounters with the super young avatars of Bollywood’s famous folk.  Monday Only a couple of......

Budhia Singh: Nobody knows me now

'I have never got special treatment. My school and hostel was free for everyone, not just me. The training that I get in school is given to everyone, not just me.' 'I want to be a sportsperson and......

Captain. Leader. Legend.

Tactical genius, uplifting leader, altruistic individual, a man with unwavering certitude.Dhruv Munjal recounts what made Mahendra Singh Dhoni a great captain. IMAGE: 'He isn't someone who likes......

'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......

'Dangal will add to the momentum of women's wrestling'

'Sakshi's medal will do to women's wrestling what Sushil's 2008 Olympic medal did to wrestling in general.''It will make more and more families put their daughters into wrestling.''More and more......

Vardy shares similarity with Bolt. Here's what it is...

England striker is a 'genetic freak' like the Olympic champ, says Leicester City scientist IMAGE: Leicester City's Jamie Vardy. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images England striker Jamie......

Why no Pakistan athletes have qualified for the Rio Olympics...

The seven participants due to represent Pakistan at next month's Games have all been given wildcard entries IMAGE: Pakistan's flag bearer Sohail Abbas holds the national flag as he leads the......
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HTC Ocean tipped to be called as HTC U 11

Earlier this week,¬†first image of HTC’s upcoming flagship HTC U, code named¬†Ocean surfaced in images. Now, popular tipster Evan Blass aka... ...

http://www.fonearena.com/blog/218178/htc-ocean-tipped-to-be-called-as-htc-u-11.html
Spike in Kannada publications not translating into readership growth

The Kannada book industry is thriving with each passing year, but quality remains a major concern. The number of Kannada publication houses has... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/607773/spike-kannada-publications-not-translating.html
Paytm movies crosses GMV of Rs. 400 crore

Paytm on Thursday announced a whopping business in its movie-ticketing vertical, which has crossed GMV of Rs. 400 crore in less than a year of... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/paytm-movies-crosses-gmv-of-rs-400-crore-news-equity-reurMxijeeiai.html
Google rolls out 'Smart display campaigns' to all advertisers

New Delhi : Google on Friday rolled out "Smart display campaigns" to all advertisers, a move that will help them reach more customers easily on the... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/google-rolls-out-smart-display-campaigns-to-all-advertisers-news-finance-revnEedjfbefh.html
Tails 2.12 widens anonymity with updated Linux kernel

Tails, Linux distribution which is popular for its privacy features, has received an update to version 2.12. The updated Tails release focuses... ...

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