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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......

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......

Why JD-U's support base is shrinking in Bihar

Poll arithmetic and ground reports give an edge to Lalu Prasad's RJD over Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal-United in the coming Lok Sabha polls. Mayank Mishra reports Silao, a small urban settlement......

Modi sings a new tune: Embrace inclusion, shun aggression

Narendra Modi's tweets talk about the celebration of democracy and also puts emphasis on the education of girls, says Mayank Mishra A tweet from Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial......

Meet Princeton's University Graduate School dean

With two decades of experience as a teacher, researcher and administrator at Princeton University, Sanjeev Kulkarni, a professor of electrical engineering and director of the Keller Center, is......

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......

Drug makers oppose ban on diabetes pill

Major drug makers, including Sun Pharmaceutical Industries and Lupin, are strongly opposing the government’s recent move to ban the popular anti-diabetic drug pioglitazone, in India. The......

'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......

The Ra.One Teaser: Broken down into details

Teaser one, out today, might be only 10 seconds. But as the first glimpse of this year's biggest budget film, and a make or break film for producing superstar Shah Rukh Khan, 10......

Bollywood prays for Japan

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.Japan's earthquake-tsunami tragedy hasn't gone unnoticed in tinsel town; the......
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Market likely to open lower; key results eyed

Trading of CNX Nifty futures on the Singapore stock exchange indicates that the Nifty could fall 22 points at the opening bell. Maruti Suzuki... ...

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Cairn India in focus after Q4 results

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Mobile app Duolingo to launch English lessons app for Hindi speakers

Starting Friday, Duolingo, one of the most popular , will launch its services in India by offering English language lessons for Hindi speakers.... ...

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