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Karnataka: Now Congress makes tall promises

The Congress on Wednesday promised interest-free loans to farmers, free laptops to pre-university students and rice at Re one per kg to BPL card holders if it came to power in Karnataka, where......

BJP promises free laptops, rice at Re one in Karnataka

Twenty five kg of rice at 1 rupee for all poor families and free laptops/tablets to pre-university level and graduate students are among a set of allurements to Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata......

Amit Mistry wins Congressional science fellowship

Amit Mistry, an alumnus of Rice University, has been selected as the Materials Research Society/Optical Society of America Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow for 2008-2009. The......

'A jeans-t-shirt revolution is going on'

'Go to any village, you'll find a Dalit 15 years and above wearing jeans.' 'Earlier, Dalits were not allowed to wear a dhoti till the ankles. Jeans does not have this kind of restrictions or......

Why cities like Paris and Mumbai are victims of terror

'As Mumbai showed, and the Nairobi Westgate Mall attack reinforced, "guerrilla-style terrorism" has increasingly become the method-of-choice for terrorist groups,' says terrorism expert David......

Why your tur dal has become so expensive

'If the money we spend on importing pulses reaches our farmers, there won’t be any suicides' 'There has been an overall increase in the prices of almost every commodity. But I don’t see......

India's current account deficit: Solution lies in policy reforms

It is time we used the current room for manoeuvre to address economic policy reforms and implementation issues, says Rahul Khullar. When balance of payments (BoP) difficulties manifest themselves......

IIT-Roorkee looks for collaborations in Houston

The management was open to attracting qualified people from the US for either short-term or long-term assignments in Roorkee, reports Manu Shah. Dr Pradipto Banerji, director, Indian Institute of......

Hay for cheese? Barter booms in cash-squeezed rural Greece

A rising number of Greeks in rural areas are swapping goods and services in cashless transactions. Image: Barter booms in Greece. Photograph: Reuters     Wild boar and power cuts were......

Indian economy recovering? But where and how

Policy pre-requisites for corporate earnings growth are being ignoredThe fourth quarter of the last financial year, 2014-15, was an unmitigated disaster for Indian companies. Even after adjusting......

'Byomkesh Bakshy is too honest to exist today'

'The problem of 2015 is not who did it but how we should punish the guy who did it. The judicial system in our country is hugely inadequate.' Dibakar Banerjee talks about his new film Detective......

Nina! The 'spy' with designs on India

Annet Mahendru -- the half-Indian making waves in the hit American show The Americans -- tells Archana Masih/ about her love for Bollywood, dal-chawal and playing a Russian spy. Image:......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

How Shivaji became Rajinikanth

This fascinating excerpt from Naman Ramachandran's new book, Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography, charts the rise of a bus conductor named Shivaji Gaekwad to the mega-phenomenon called......

Lorax, Project X score big in the US

With stronger results than the most optimistic predictions, the highly praised 3D animation movie The Lorax, and Project X, which received middling reviews, grossed $70.8 million and $20.8 million......
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