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Respecting Religious Sentiments Doesn't Mean Constructing 6-Lane Highways

In recent years, the twin demands of both religion and defence have been added to the development argument to sweep aside environmental and terrain considerations while undertaking infrastructure......

The Best Wildlife Photographs, 2022!

The winners of the Natural History Museum's prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition were announced at an awards ceremony in London recently. American Photographer Karine Aigner......

LS passes bill extending Indian laws to Antarctic research stations

IMAGE: 'Maitri', the Indian research station in eastern Antarctica. Amid protests by Opposition members seeking a debate on price rise, the Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Indian Antarctic Bill,......

Jaishankar to move bill on weapons of mass destruction in RS on Monday

Family Courts (Amendment) and Indian Antarctic bill are listed to be taken up in Lok Sabha on Monday, while the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful......

Bajajs Complete Explorers Grand Slam

IMAGE: Ajeet Bajaj at the South Pole. Photograph: PTI Photo   Mountaineer Ajeet Bajaj and his 28-year-old daughter Deeya Bajaj become the first Indians to complete the Explorers Grand Slam.......

Ganpati, Durga, Lakshmi to the rescue of India Inc!

Brands in India are finding newer, more innovative ways to engage with a wider audience during festivals. But they still have a long way to go before they match global campaigns. T E Narasimhan and......

Soon, you could run your car on bio-diesel

This is the project to turn municipal and agri-waste into fuel sources like diesel, jet fuel, naptha and petroleum. It is called IH2. The Shell Technology Centre Bengaluru (STCB) is in the middle......

Peru Summit: Over 190 nations negotiate historic climate deal

The 12-day meeting has to agree on a draft agreement which would form the cornerstone of a historic deal to be signed in Paris in December 2015 and take effect by 2020. Image: Street performers......

The world's 10 largest airlines

Airlines across the globe are on a shopping spree. Airliners are set to buy 30,900 aircraft valued at $3.6 trillion by 2029, according to a Boeing report. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to be......

Let's not err again, global crisis is not over: PM

Warning that the process of global economic recovery was "still fragile and uneven" though the "critical phase" was over, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has pitched for greater focus on investments......

Sushant Singh Rajput's unfulfilled dreams

Photograph: Kind courtesy Sushant Singh Rajput/Instagram 'He who has why to live can bear almost any how.' Sushant Singh Rajput quoted the late German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche on the......

Review: Thuppakki's music has nothing new to offer

Pavithra Srinivasan says Thuppakki's music is a rehash of Jeyaraj's earlier tunes. Considering it's the coming together of two giants of the Tamil film industry, Ilaiya Thalapathi Vijay and......

Review: Happy Feet Two tries hard to be cute

Shaikh Ayaz feels that Happy Feet Two makes use of stale jokes all throughout.If anything, the dancing penguins don't seem to have two left feet but it does look like those steps must have taken......

Ice Ice Baby! The Antarctic Ice Marathon...

IMAGE: A runner participates in the Antarctic Ice Marathon, in Union Glacier, on December 14, 2022. Photographs: Mark Conlon/Antarctic Ice Marathon/REUTERS Courageous runners braved snow and......

This woman conquered 7 marathons in 7 days over 7 continents

Briton Gill battles brutal conditions to claim World Marathon title IMAGE: Susannah Gill has won the women's title at the World Marathon Challenge. Photograph: World Marathon......

Sports Shorts: Badminton star Chong Wei diagnosed with nose cancer

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Saturday IMAGE: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia. Photograph: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images Legendary shuttler Lee Chong Wei has been diagnosed......

Beckham to play football in 7 continents... all for the love of the game

IMAGE: David Beckham with his wife Victoria Beckham. Photograph: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images Former soccer star David Beckham will star in the documentary film ‘David Beckham: For the Love......

'I see ambition in this Indian team and it fills me up with hope'

'This tour to Australia was an unqualified success. I'm not biased; I would've said the same behind a microphone' 'If India was bad, they wouldn't have 400-plus in each of the four Tests' Team......
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