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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......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

Desi kids shine in US Congressman's app competition

From developing an app that instantly alerts teachers and parents when a student is bullied in school to a one that helps airline users to track their lost baggage -- young Indian American students......

Superheroes swoop into San Diego!

Over the years, Comic-Con has become the focal point for the world of comics conventions. Comic-Con, San Diego, has presented literally thousands of special guests at its conventions over the......

Scientists hack into Gmail with 92% accuracy

Scientists have developed a novel method that allowed them to successfully hack into Gmail with up to 92 per cent accuracy. A team of researchers, including an assistant professor at the University......

Looking at angel fund in tech start-ups: Infosys co-founder Kris

Looking at angel investing in tech start-ups: Gopalakrishnan IT major Infosys Co-Founder and Non-Executive Vice Chairman S Gopalakrishnan on Monday said he is looking at angel investing in......

Google most attractive employer among Asia-Pacific graduates

Internet giant Google is the most attractive employer for graduates from the Asia-Pacific region in a list of top companies which figures no Indian firm. According to global employer branding firm......

E-rickshaws legal but aren't regulated

Jai Bhagwan Goel, a politician active in Delhi circles who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in February, was instrumental in getting a significant rally convened on  June 17. In the rally, he......

US to accept H-1B visas from today

The US has made elaborate arrangements for receiving applications for its much coveted H-1B visas to meet the expected rush. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services will determine from today......

Review: Lucy is a visual treat

  Lucy could have used more action and a better soundtrack, feels Paloma Sharma.   Luc Besson's Lucy attempts to explore the purpose of life and the limits of the human......

'It's very important to make a happy film that entertains'

On Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 91st birth anniversary on September 30, we bring back excerpts from a Rediff interview with the brilliant filmmaker, just after the release of his last film, Jhoot Bole......

Comic legend Stan Lee creates first Indian superhero

A Mumbai teen debuts as the first Indian superhero created by comic legend Stan Lee, the driving force behind some of the world's popular comic book heroes like Super-Man, X Men, Thor and Fantastic......

Review: Ra.One, most expensive midlife crisis

Among other things, Ra.One has been labelled as Shah Rukh's most expensive midlife crisis. Perhaps there is some truth to that, feels Abhishek Mande.Anyone, who has written about India in the last......
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Q. People have over estimated ANNA HAZARE! He is just a stubborn old ex-service man with limited education and knowledge of this world... a little disturbed by kejriwal's popularity and his achievements. A Gandhi cap and Khadi clothes alone cannot create a Gandhi. Any com?
Shunmugham:  A. CRR ', Best Answer - Chosen by Asker In Darwins day,it was believed the cells structure was very simple. Ernst Haeckel, Darwins popularizer in...... more

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Q. What is the simple defnition of GOD ??
Sigma:  A. I think, in no way , Anna jee alone, can change the Indian political scenario until and unless he aligns himself to a particular political line or...... more

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Q. who discovered soap and when?
PRINCE RAJ:  A. an atheist is someone who doesn't believe in a god, multiple gods, or any god-like entities", that's it, very simple defnition, it's not...... more

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Q. What is known as sorrow of China?
India Lover:  A. Legend says that soap was first discovered on Sappo Hill in Rome when a group of Roman women were washing their clothes in the River Tiber at the...... more

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Apple wearable rumored to debut with iPhone 6 in September

By | CNET More rumors point to a September arrival of an Apple wearable device. But don't call it the "iWatch" just yet. James Martin/CNET... ...

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Online courses help gain knowledge at zero cost

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Japan's Abe eyes more women in cabinet; ministers may struggle to make mark

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to boost the number of female ministers when he reshuffles his... ...

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