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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......

Himachal a hard nut for BJP, Congress

The BJP is the frontrunner, but incumbent Virbhadra Singh is the most popular chief ministerial candidate.Aditi Phadnis reports. Recent election surveys have thrown up surprising conclusions about......

Extremism has spread among Hindus: Kamal Haasan

Actor Kamal Haasan, who has been flirting with the idea of entering politics and has promised that he will make an announcement to this effect on his birthday next week, is also a columnist with......

Why Modi is worried

'Too much energy these three years has been invested in turning the party into an election-winning machine.' 'To recover its mojo, the Modi government needs a more impressive set of economic......

Aadhaar Act contravenes right to life and personal liberty

Aadhaar-related schemes and the Aadhaar Act exist on the assumption that Right to Privacy is not a Fundamental Right. The SC's verdict has totally demolished this flawed assumption, says Dr Gopal......

India's bullet train dream set to pick up speed

Sabarmati railway station is the venue for the ground-breaking ceremony, be chaired by Modi and Abe, of the Rs 98,000-crore Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project. Gujarat, Prime Minister......

Why note ban failure won't affect Modi

'You can accuse him of many things, but one thing you cannot accuse him of is being bad at politics,' says Aakar Patel. Last week, I spoke to a group of students, about 1,000 in a large hall, in a......

Move over Maggi, Nestle will sell pet food. Woof!

Can Nestle go beyond Maggi? While recovery in the March quarter has been led by the popular noodle brand, the company hopes for a different revenue mix in five years. One of the country’s......

Start-up India: Bloodbath on job street

Online marketplace majors, e-grocers, Internet of Things firms, app-based companies and transport service aggregators are among those that have had to shut shop or scale down operations. Now,......

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 problem is that people in our country get used to bad news'

Kadvi Hawa has some very bad news for us all. A timid, old man walks barefoot on a parched piece of land. Dressed in a white dhoti, he has no use for a shirt that gets drenched in his sweat. The......

Akshay Kumar's party playlist!

Dance like Akshay Kumar this month! He has acted in all kinds of movies -- big, small, solo, two-hero, multistarrers and remakes -- and across all possible genres, from action, comedy, romance,......

'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......

Sports Shorts: Hamilton can equal pole record; ISL gets AFC nod

Hamilton can equal pole record, take F1 lead in Hungary IMAGE:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images If all goes to plan for Lewis......

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......
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9 screen; launch imminent

Xiaomi's popular Redmi series needs no introduction in India. The Chinese company managed to grab a huge pie out of the smartphone industry mainly... ...

http://www.businesstoday.in/technology/news/xiaomi-redmi-note-5-listed-chinese-website-screen-launch/story/262420.html
New motion sensors may lead to low-cost wearable technology

Scientists have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of affordable wearable technology. In the study... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/technology/report-new-motion-sensors-may-lead-to-low-cost-wearable-technology-2560704
Switch from voice to video call on WhatsApp soon as you talk

San Francisco: WhatsApp is working on a new feature that will allow users to quickly switch from voice to video call while the voice call is in... ...

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Study

New York: What makes Prime Minister Narendra Modi the world's No.2 most popular politician in the Twittersphere after US President Donald Trump?... ...

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UGC Prohibits Deemed Varsities From Calling Themselves A ‘University’!

University Grants Commission has created ripples across the higher education sector in India, as they have prohibited some of the most reputed, and... ...

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