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India may win a Physics Nobel Prize in the next decade?

Country's scientific community may be at the cusp of securing a Nobel in the physical sciences, says Devijyot Ghoshal After decades of losing out some of its finest minds to the West, India's......

Most DANGEROUS places for women: India ranks 4th!

A new survey has named India among the top five countries in the world that are considered as 'most dangerous places' for women.  The survey, produced by the recently launched TrustLaw......

How girls are duped into 'bonded labour' in India's textile mills

Brands such as Gap, Primark and C&A which source some of their garments from Tamil Nadu say they do regular audits to ensure their suppliers comply with their codes of conduct.   From her......

Infosys Q1 profit up 5% to Rs 3,030 crore

Infosys Technologies, India's second-largest software services exporter, on Tuesday, reported its consolidated results under International Financial Reporting Standards for the quarter ended June......

BSE fines 530 companies for delay in appointing women directors

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has slapped fines on 530 listed companies for failing to meet a deadline to appoint a women director and boost gender diversity in their boardrooms, a BSE official......

Indian firms mock gender diversity as boardroom deadline passes: Analysts

Corporate India has made a mockery of an order to appoint women directors by recruiting wives, daughters and even stepmothers, analysts said on Wednesday as the deadline set by regulators for......

Air pollution reduced wheat crop in India by 50%

Air pollution seems to have a direct, negative impact on grain production in India, a study warned on Monday, with recent increases in smog decreasing projected yields by half. Analysing 30 years......

Choose your Dream Indian Team

Image: Kapil Dev. Photograph: Allsport UK Haresh Pandya picks his all-time best Indian Test team which is packed with some exciting stroke-players, a couple of heavy-scorers known to play......

South Sudanese runner to race under Olympic flag

A marathon runner born in what is now South Sudan will be allowed to run under the Olympic flag in London, the International Olympic Committee said on Saturday. As a 16-year-old Guor Marial moved......
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