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'India is not becoming intolerant'

'Some intolerance is there in society. Fortunately, a majority of Indians are tolerant.' Eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee Professor C N R Rao, below, left, speaks to Pallava Bagla/PTI on......

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......

Seven Indian Americans awarded for cancer research

The Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research last month presented awards to seven doctors for their outstanding contributions to cancer research. The awards were presented by Rajvir......

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......

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......

IBM turns 100! Here are its icons of progress

IBM turned 100 years on June 16, 2011. The IT giant has played a leading role in transforming business, science and society in these 100 years. From investing in a research lab during the Great......

India's quest for skills

Ajit Balakrishnan on how Indian society and the polity need to be carried along.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ A couple of years ago, in a moment of heroic idealism, I volunteered to......

What Ivanka will be up to at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Young Indian entrepreneurs hope to share some of the limelight too at the Hyderabad event.B Dasarath Reddy reports. New-age entrepreneurs, from Flipkart Executive Chairman Sachin Bansal to......

Giving women in farming and fisheries their due

Women's share of work in these industries is over 50 per cent, yet they are paid much less than their male counterparts. It is time to stamp out the gender disparity, says Surinder Sud.......

Lessons to be learnt from the Infosys clash

'Let us hope that with Nandan, like Cincinnatus back on his farm, taking over the reins, Infosys will not only regain its vigour and momentum, but vastly improve upon its achievements as a global......

The BEST FOREIGN Films of 2017

Aseem Chhabra gives us the top films that enriched his year. There was a lot of love in different shades in the films of 2017 that I liked -- from a mute woman falling in love with an alien, to a......

Will these films win an Oscar?

Aseem Chhabra lists the top 10 films at the recently-held Toronto International Film Festival. There are so many reasons to like the Toronto International Film Festival. Toronto is a great, vibrant......

Sniff Review: A charming kiddie flick adults can enjoy as well!

Amole Gupte strokes Sniff with a gentleness that one has now come to associate with his filmmaking (Taare Zameen Par, Stanley Ka Dabba or Hawaa Hawaai), says Sukanya Verma. Amole Gupte's Sniff......

Looking back at Shyam Benegal's mesmerising Mandi

Even after three decades, Mandi proves its lasting relevance and powerful impact on cinephile memory by inviting comparisons to Vidya Balan’s Begum Jaan.  Shyam......
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For legendary astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who redefined cosmology by proposing that black holes are mortal, the Nobel Prize for Physics... ...
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