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NASA images reveal how we light up the world at night

National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists on Thursday released new global maps of Earth at night, providing the clearest yet composite view of the patterns of human settlement across......

Have you met an Ignoramus?

'Ignorance isn't a problem when it's a question of common citizens having forgotten (or never learnt) middle school science.''It becomes a problem when it's displayed by policymakers and people of......

Pune scientists discover new germs on cell phones

Meet Lysinbacillus telephonicus, Microbacterium telephonicum, Pyrenochaeta telephoni.Pallava Bagla reports from Pune.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Scientists in Pune have identified......

Metallic hydrogen, once theory, becomes a reality!

Nearly a century after it was theorised, Harvard scientists claim to have succeeded in creating the rarest and potentially one of the most valuable materials on the planet -- atomic metallic......

Twitter War: Trump vs badass scientists

Hell hath no fury like a scientist scorned. Defiant employees from multiple US government agencies are fighting the Trump administration's gag orders on climate change and penchant for 'alt......

60% IT grads cannot write code, finds study

Talent shortage is acute in the IT and data science ecosystem in India, with a survey claiming that 95 per cent of engineers in the country are not fit to take up software development jobs.......

'India going to be one of the largest economies in the world'

Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science, University of California, Berkeley, analyses the transparency of the Reserve Bank of India, the growth rate of the Indian......

Nestle India dons a new avatar

The company now plans to bet on health sciences, skin care and specialised products, says Arnab Dutta. After dominating the shelves of Indian retail and medical stores for over 104 years with its......

Hart and Holmstrom win Economics Nobel for work on contract theory

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel 2016 to Oliver Hart of Harvard and Bengt Holmstrom of Massachusetts......

Bread manufacturers to stop using poisonous chemicals

The Centre for Science and Environment had claimed that the bread samples of top brands in Delhi contained cancer-causing chemicals -- potassium bromate and potassium iodate. Welcoming bread......

Goodbye, Vinod! Khanna's schoolmates pay tribute

‘We dated for a while and I treasure those moments.’ ‘He was fun-loving and mischievous.’ ‘He was a super guy to know.’ Reportage: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com......

Super Filmi Week with Hit Girl Asha Parekh

Kamal Haasan’s unrivalled make up skills, Jack Nicholson’s haunting imagery, Asha Parekh’s life as a Hit Girl and the surprise package of Beauty and the Beast, it’s all......

DRS is no rocket science: Captain Kohli

'I think some team might want to play it low at the start of the series and then surprise the opponent, but we are quite aware of those things. We have experienced those sorts of tactics in the......

Vardy shares similarity with Bolt. Here's what it is...

England striker is a 'genetic freak' like the Olympic champ, says Leicester City scientist IMAGE: Leicester City's Jamie Vardy. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images England striker Jamie......

Time to hand over the baton to the younger generation: Bindra

'The role of sports science, sport medicine is incredibly important in modern day sport. We can't do without it' IMAGE: India’s Abhinav Bindra reacts Photograph: IOA Olympic champion......

How a 'Blade Jumper' turned to science to earn Rio Games place...

IMAGE: Markus Rehm of Germany competes in the Men's Long Jump. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images. Paralympic champion Markus Rehm said he hoped new scientific studies would prove he gains......

Bindra on how India can emerge as a sporting nation

The Indian shooters fired a blank at the Rio 2016 Olympics with Abhinav Bindra missing the medal by a whisker but the 2008 Beijing Olympic champion said he has high hopes for Tokyo. IMAGE: Abhinav......
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By 2030, India will only have electric cars [Govt]

“We are going to introduce electric vehicles in a very big way. We are going to make electric vehicles self- sufficient like UJALA. The idea... ...

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US spy agency NSA stops controversial surveillance technique

The NSA is not permitted to conduct surveillance within the United States. The so-called about collection went after messages that mentioned a... ...

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Amazon commits to continue investing in technology and infrastructure in India

Image Credits: Reuters Banking on the e-commerce proliferation in India, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos assured people that the company will... ...

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Govt wants Apple to consider new policy for local manufacturing

The government wants iPhone maker Apple to consider a new manufacturing scheme offering duty benefits to set up its plants in the country. "Apple... ...

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Leonardo Di Caprio protests along with thousands in Washington

Tens of thousands of people marched on Saturday from the US Capitol to the White House to show support for climate-change science and protest... ...

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