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Artificial rain not a sustainable solution to pollution crisis: Experts

Can artificial rain dissipate toxins in the air? As the skies over several parts of north India turn blue again and pollution levels improve from 'severe' but continue to be 'very poor', the......

After Rs 351-cr Odisha cash find, IT dept ends 10-day raids

The Income-tax department raids being carried out against an Odisha-based distillery firm owned by a Congress MP's family, and some linked entities, ended early on Friday, capping ten days of......

UP rain toll climbs to 28, red alert in 6 districts

Nine more people have died as heavy rains lashed Uttar Pradesh for the third day, taking the death toll to 28, while a red alert has been sounded on Tuesday in six districts including the worst-hit......

'We have become passive consumers of hatred'

'The right wing has worked for 70-80 years at the grass roots before it burst onto social media.''Social media is an extension of its formidable work in society.''If you think you can fight them on......

BJP, AAP celebrate early Holi with poll victory

As election results show big wins for the Bharatiya Janata Party in four states -- Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur -- and a clean sweep for the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab, it was an......

Nirma's new clothes: The journey of detergent brand towards healthcare

How Hiren Patel, founder Karsanbhai’s son, is reinvigorating Nirma by administering a shot of pharma. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Nirma’s tryst with the pharmaceutical......

Why we need to pay more for the water we use

'We have severely under-invested in waste water treatment.''We charge for water a minimal amount and we don't charge anything extra for providing sewerage service.''As a result, every water entity......

Distressed Kanpur leather industry now faces Kumbh trouble

Ahead of the Kumbh Mela from January-March 2019 at Prayag, the tanneries have been asked to shut down to stop discharge of effluents into the Ganga. IMAGE: A leather tannery at an industrial area......

21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020

At the bottom of the water index for 2016-17 are Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP), and Haryana, which are major producers of paddy, wheat, along with a host of horticulture crops. A......

UK tycoons pledge Rs 500 crore for cleaning Ganga

Gadkari, who was on a 3-day visit to London, listed the Hinduja family and Sri Prakash Lohia of the Indorama Corporation among the donors. Nitin Gadkari, the Union minister responsible for......

Shah Rukh, Salman, Amitabh: One actor, multiple faces

Dilip Kumar in Ram Aur Shyam, Amitabh Bachchan in Aakhree Raasta or Shah Rukh Khan in Om Shanti Om, almost every actor worth his salt has played a double role in the movies. More often than not,......

Bhuvi's five-wicket haul stuns Bengal in Ranji Trophy

Bhuvi fifer on comeback blows away Bengal Photograph: Kind Courtesy BCCI Veteran seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar blew away Bengal top-order in an incredible five-wicket haul in a dream Ranji Trophy......

From domestic mopper to IPL star: Rinku's inspiring story

IMAGE: KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan with their batting sensation Rinku Singh. Photograph: Rinku Singh/Instagram "You don't have to tell anyone that you mop floors at a tuition centre. Just come in......

All eyes on Rahane as India take on NZ in Kanpur Test

'Shreyas Iyer will be making his debut but I can't reveal anything about combination.' IMAGE: Two more failures in two home games could effectively mean end of the road for Ajinkya Rahane, who is......

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka thrash Mumbai

IMAGE: Karnataka all-rounder Shreyas Gopal. Photograph: PTI Putting up an all-round show, Karnataka defeated Mumbai by 5 wickets in their Elite Group B Ranji Trophy game in Mumbai on Sunday,......

Ranji: Karnataka in command against Mumbai; Rahane fails

A round-up of Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy matches played on Saturday IMAGE: Gujarats Kathan D Patel bats during their Ranji Trophy cricket match against Bengal at Eden Garden in......

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