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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......

India will develop only if north-east develops, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "successful" talks with the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-IM has started a journey of "walking together" and will lead to the development of not......

'Why and how did science in India stagnate?'

'Indian ganita predictions were as good as or better than the best elsewhere.' 'The debate between mythology and "rational" science in India is at least as old as Aryabhata and Brahmagupta and, to......

US-educated Yaduveer is Mysuru's new 'Maharaja'

In a traditional ceremony, US-educated Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, the adopted son of Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, was on Thursday crowned as the titular head of the erstwhile Mysuru royal......

The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah,......

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......

Happiness index: India ranks 117, below Pakistan!

The report highlights four supports for well-being and their underlying neural bases. Image: A view of Zurich, Switzerland. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters India has not fared well in a global......

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......

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......

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......

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......
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Over 40 kg wool shorn off from one sheep in Australia

The sheep, named Chris, was found on Wednesday, and underwent a risky shearing operation to remove 40.45 kilograms of wool, ABC reported. It broke... ...

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Thai junta hits royal critics with record jail time | Reuters

BANGKOK Just minutes after being locked up for 30 years for insulting Thailand's monarchy, Pongsak Sriboonpeng described what he thought was the... ...

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The best movies on Netflix right now

Best movies on Netflix If you're new to Netflix and want to find the best movies to watch, or you're tired of browsing the app for 30 minutes... ...

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India takes major step to save the vulture

Comment · print · T T T+· T- White-backed Vulture in India. - A file Photo. A file photo of White-Rumped Vulture. TOPICS... ...

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Animals, not catastrophe, caused first mass extinction

NEW YORK: The rise of early animals, not meteorite impacts or volcanic eruptions, led to the world's first known mass extinction, which took place... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Animals-not-catastrophe-caused-first-mass-extinction/articleshow/48786032.cms

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