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Indian engineer elected to top UK science body

Last Thursday, May 14, India-born engineering Professor Thomas Kailath, was elected as a Foreign Member of the Royal Society (United Kingdom) for his efforts in engineering, which the society says......

Indian-origin Nobel laureate to head prestigious UK science society

India-born Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has been confirmed as president elect of Britain’s prestigious Royal Society. The result of a ballot held by the fellowship was......

Read: Prez Obama's address to the people of India at Siri Fort

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with the audience after he delivered a speech at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters 'Bahut dhanyawad' and 'Jai Hind' were......

Why India should be worried even though tiger numbers are up

Image: An Indian Royal Bengal tiger at the South Khairbari nature park near Siliguri. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters   'We are rushing to 'develop' without carefully valuing natural......

Is there a message in DRDO chief's exit?

By removing Avinash Chander last week, the government has chosen to sacrifice the organisation's most potent symbol of success Defence and Research Development Organisation Director General......

Royal Society looks to India

Great Britain's Royal Society of Arts is a premier club where the cream of designers and artists gather to spearhead a place for design in a country where a revolution three decades ago changed the......

Make in India is fine; Modi must first resolve domestic issues

The government must strengthen the sinews of the domestic economy through sustained focus on physical, fiscal, human and financial infrastructure, notes Suman Bery. Image: A devotee lights up......

Building an influential policy making institution

A reformed Planning Commission should reflect the diversity of Indian debate, says Suman Bery. I was privileged to be the director-general of the National Council of Applied Economic Research in......

Antibiotic crisis needs global response: Experts

Growing resistance to antibiotics and other drugs demands a co-ordinated global response on the same scale as efforts to address climate change, experts have said. Without an international......

Biz leaders favour policy changes for long-term value creation

Business leaders from across the globe have called for policy changes to encourage long term value creation instead of short-term profits and to restore trust between government, business and civil......

MF Husain paints SRK

Salman Khan is not the only Bollywood star taking to the brush.In a summit at the Royal Society of Arts,London,hosted by Indian newspaper Tehelka, Shah Rukh Khan painted, alongside 92-year-old M F......

Review: Ramanujan is a must watch

Director Gnana Rajasekaran’s Ramanujan is a well researched, well-written and brilliantly directed film dedicated to India’s mathematical prodigy, Ramanujan, whose genius hung like......

'Don't harbour dreams of buying a Jaguar with my money. I have other plans'

'The roles I’m getting are of seductive divas and everything in the opposite direction of a jaded housewife trapped in a loveless marriage!' The Lunchbox actress Nimrat Kaur looks ahead.......

Rekha's breathtaking perfection in and as Umrao Jaan

In this special series, we re-visit great Hindi film classics. Today, we look back at Rekha, Farooque Shaikh and Naseeruddin Shah's 1981 film Umrao Jaan. Does breathtaking have an expiry date?......

When Rishi Kapoor wanted a drink...

Two first time directors --- Arjun Gourisaria and Moinak Biswas --- triumphed over the Bengali language works of veterans Aparna Sen (Iti Mrinalini) and Rituparno Ghosh (Noukadubi) with......

It's time BCCI is brought under RTI ambit: Bedi

Bishan Singh Bedi. Photograph: PTI Hurt by Supreme Court's intervention in deciding the fate of BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan, former India captain Bishen Singh Bedi said it is time the......

SC slams Srinivasan for conflict of interest in IPL, says it is serious issue

Narayanaswami Srinivasan. Photograph: PTI 'You have to address question of conflict of interest as head of BCCI and also as owner of IPL team, whose official is found to be involved. 'The......

Sports Shorts: Real's Croatia midfielder Modric suffers injury blow

Luka Modric, centre, of Croatia walks off with an injury. Photograph: Marco Luzzani/Getty Images Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is set to miss the rest of the year with a thigh injury, the La......

Muralitharan calls for life ban on spot-fixers

Anyone involved in spot-fixing should be banned for life, former Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan said on Saturday, days after six umpires were provisionally suspended for allegedly agreeing......

Saudi says will enter women for London Olympics

Saudi Arabia will allow its women athletes to compete in the Olympic Games for the first time ever in London this summer, the Islamic kingdom's London embassy said on its website. Human rights......
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Spot painting competition on Disaster Management held

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Someone Built This Rabbit An Iron Throne Made Of Carrots, And It's Glorious

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England's 'villainous' king Richard III gets ceremonial reburial; second cousin Benedict Cumberbatch to read poem

Richard III, the last English king to die in battle and the country's most maligned monarch, will be re-buried on Thursday three years after his... ...

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The Regal Heir of Fashion

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