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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......

Modi's masks may erase the more human face

'Today when we see the man behaving in a controlled, almost genteel fashion, creating a government with Prussian efficiency, colonising Delhi with a strange silence of expectation, one must ask is......

10 popular myths busted recently

For those who believe in the yeti, the news can only be described as, well, abominable.Science has cast its methodical eye on samples of hair reputed to have been left by the Himalayan snowman of......

Greenpeace: Of convenient lies and inconvenient truth?

‘Greenpeace has been brutal in targeting both India and the Manmohan Singh government. The push to go after Indian coal is driven by its long-term agenda. What is surprising is that China has......

How the BJP will fare in Telangana post the TDP alliance?

After weeks of bargaining and protesting, the BJP and the TDP came to a seat sharing arrangement for the May 7 polls in Andhra Pradesh. But will this alliance help the saffron party make inroads in......

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......

Google focusses on new interface for searches on mobile phones

Ben Gomes, the India-bred techie, who oversees Google's handling of 100 billion searches a month, believes a new voice-based interface is needed for the next frontier of search centred round mobile......

Remembering Amar Bose: The label 'Great Man' fits him to a T

Sree Sreenivasan recalls his encounters with the pioneer of sound who passed away on Friday and gives a sense of how many lives he touched -- in big and small ways. There are two......

Acoustics pioneer and founder of Bose Corporation dies at 83

Amar Bose, the founder and chairman of the audio technology company Bose Corporation has died. He was 83. Announcing his death company president Bob Maresca said, "He was more than our chairman. He......

'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. which Scientist was known as Darwin's Bulldog?
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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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India Lover
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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Regional Science Centre holds event on World Population Day

e the World Population Day, Regional Science Centre organised a daylong event for the school students of the city at its premises here on Friday.... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhopal/regional-science-centre-holds-event-on-world-population-day.html
Business Highlights

___ Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling WASHINGTON (AP) — Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a... ...

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Seats available in women's colleges

TWISHA HANS twisha.hans@thestatesman.net New Delhi, 11 July The release of the fourth cut-off list of Delhi University has brought some... ...

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Saffron is the new red in West Bengal

On the stage of Indian democracy, political parties often perform without a script. Their roles, actions, and salience are perpetually subject to... ...

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Starz Offers Free Sampling of Series Premiere Episode of Outlander on TV and Online Beginning August 2

From the Wires Jul. 11, 2014 04:45 PM Millions of Outlander fans…your time has nearly come. Starz announced today details of an... ...

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