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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......

Harish Kapadia: India's Greatest Mountaineer

Harish Kapadia is the only Indian to win mountaineering's most prestigious award, reports Sadiya Upade.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Early in November Harish Kapadia was conferred the......

Humans vs leopards: Whose home is it?

Can humans and leopards co-exist in Mumbai?Rediff.com's Rajesh Karkera explores why news about leopard sightings within Mumbai have become more common and why it is NOT a threat. Bindu, a leopard......

Let the Padmavati story be told

'Padmavati represents the voice of thousands of Rajput women who lived and died not by their own choice.' 'Let their story be heard,' says Kishore Singh. The Rajput is quick to anger (but also......

An IAS officer changes children's lives

How Raipur's District Collector Om Prakash Choudhary ensures that poor children study at good schools.R Krishna Das reports.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The daughter of a cook sharing a......

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......

From April 1 vehicle owners will have to switch to BS-IV

Most of the leading vehicle manufacturers were before the court, though their stand was not identical and sometimes contradictory. The Supreme Court on Monday asked motor vehicle manufacturers to......

India looks at Commonwealth boost for small businesses

For many years now, India has given the Commonwealth short shrift so its support for the Commonwealth trade initiative signals a renewed interest in the body. New Delhi will most probably host a......

There's more to fall in two-wheeler sales than what numbers tell

While two-wheeler sales declined 22 per cent, two other segments, bigger in value while being lower in volume, were much less impacted. A near-19 per cent crash in December automobile sales made......

UK report calls for cheaper, simpler visas for Indians

France has now over-taken the UK as India's most visited European nation India should be included in Britain's cheaper two-year visitor visa scheme to attract more Indians to the UK that will......

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......

Must See: UNSEEN PICTURES of Amitabh Bachchan's life

Amitabh Bachchan turns 75 on October 11. Rediff.com celebrates the superstar's birthday with this special series, looking back at the very things that made him the BIG B. We first published this......

10 movie gems from Berlin

Here are Aseem Chhabra's picks -- 'films that mattered to me, entertained me and will stay with me through the year.' With nearly 400 films in several different sections, this year's Berlinale was......

How the North Indian Launda saved Hindi movies

'Pink a movie that's assembled especially for that section of prejudice-free Indians who are all on this side of the screen.''Look... there's virtuosity staring at you, 24 Frames per Second.''Soak......

The TOP 5 Telugu films

Baahubali leads the pack. There were quite a few good movies made in Telugu cinema in 2015. Among these, Baahubali: The Beginning garnered a lot of spotlight nationally and in some parts of......

No IPL in 2017?

‘If you go by the Lodha Committee report you have to play either the IPL or the Champions Trophy’ IMAGE: Royal Challengers Bangalore cheerleaders perform their gig to Bollywood songs.......

PHOTOS: Candid Kohli!

IMAGE: Virat Kohli. Photograph: Twitter. Ahead of the upcoming West Indies tour, India's Test captain Virat Kohli went candid with his fans and shared his childhood experiences at an event in New......

The other side of Virat Kohli

IMAGE: Virat Kohli visits old-age home. Photograph: BCCI. In his bid to give something back to the society, India's Test captain Virat Kohli's Foundation has joined hands with ABIL Foundation......

Problems related to IPL affect the franchises: Preity Zinta

IMAGE: Preity Zinta cheers for her team Kings XI Punjab. Photograph: BCCI. Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta feels that every year problems related to the Indian Premier League "do affect"......

PHOTOS: Hollywood descends upon Vegas for royal megabout

Singers Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z attend the welterweight unification championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images Floyd......
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Seminar on drug discovery, design and delivery

The Department of Biosciences, Mangalore University, which is currently under the Government of India UGCs Special Assistance Program (SAP) and... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/660787/seminar-drug-discovery-design-delivery.html
How humans got their bigger brains

Modern humans have brains that are more than three times larger than our closest living relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, and we have the gradual... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a812070.html
'Ultramassive' black holes discovered in far-off galaxies

Astronomers have detected what are likely to be the most massive black holes ever discovered in the universe.The discovery was made using data... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/ultramassive-black-holes-discovered-in-far-off-galaxies-118022100365_1.html
Queen Elizabeth II makes London Fashion Week debut visit!

The 91-year-old British monarch sat in the front row with fashion royalty Anna Wintour. Queen Elizabeth II (left) with Vogue's Anna Wintour at... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/glamour-pics-queen-elizabeth-ii-makes-london-fashion-week-debut-visit/20180221.htm
Nature Bytes

Quality of groundwater can be affected A group of researchers from Chennai have studied the influence of seawater intrusion on groundwater in the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/660339/nature-bytes.html

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