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Would Putin Have Attacked Had Ukraine Kept Its N-Bombs?

Would Ukraine be such a pushover if it had that nuclear stockpile?, asks Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: A pro-Russian soldier drives an armoured vehicle in the separatist-controlled village of Bugas in the......

India's Forever Debt To Bhabha, Sarabhai

Dr Bhabha and Dr Sarabhai didn't feel guilty for their ambitions; it was for those 'mad scientists' that India is a powerhouse -- both at the atomic level and in the vastness of space, observes......

The legend who built India's first radio telescope

Even after five decades of use, the telescope at Ooty that Dr Govind Swarup designed and built continues to be the largest single frequency radio telescope in the world, notes Hari Pulakkat.......

'Oh, you are Kakodkar!', President Bush exclaimed

Dr Kakodkar's strategic stubbornness ultimately got India what it wanted though the negotiations with the US went to the wire, notes Shivanand Kanavi. IMAGE: Then India's Atomic Energy Commission......

Remembering Homi Bhabha

On Dr Homi J Bhabha's 110th birth anniversary, Dr K S Parthasarathy shares some personal memories of the legendary nuclear scientist. Photograph: Kind courtesy Dr Homi Jehangir Bhabha/Facebook......

'Vested interests want private players in space'

'ISRO facilities are very expensive and any damage caused by these start-ups can create havoc to our space programme.'   In a major policy decision, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday allowed the......

How Jamsetji Tata created the Indian Institute of Science

The Indian Institute of Science topped the HRD ministry's 2017 national rankings.In 2016, the IISc was ranked among the world's top 15 universities in the Times Higher Education University......

Rajan takes on critics in a hard-hitting speech

'The poor will not suffer disproportionately due to bouts of sharp inflation, and the middle class will not see its savings eroded. All this awaits us as we stay the course,' Raghuram Rajan said.......

How Ramadorai groomed his successor at TCS

Eighteen months ago, some time in the early part of 2008, speculation began to do the rounds on who would succeed S Ramadorai as the chief executive of Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest......

Mamata's rail: What's in it for you

In a thanksgiving budget, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday proposed no increase in passenger fares or freight tariff while announcing a slew of measures including launch of 12 non-stop......

Who Looks BEST in a Vintage Sari? VOTE!

Period films are about recreating time and history. And costumes play a important role in emphasising the same. Quite a few of our films are set when India was under the British Raj, and that......

'Every day is a new ball game'

'Every character is a challenge.'   IMAGE: Dibyendu Bhattacharya in Looop Lapeta. One of OTT's rising stars, Dibyendu Bhattacharya started his movie acting career way back in 2001's Monsoon......

Watch These Indian Gems GLITTER!

Scientists, sci-fi, stand-up, suspense, take your pick of OTT this week. Sukanya Verma makes her recommendations:   The Matrix ResurrectionsWhere to watch? BookMyShow StreamLanguage: English......

Rocket Boys: Our heroes have come back in flesh and blood

Rocket Boys offer an overwhelming experience to me and many others who saw Homi Bhabha in action at Trombay, notes Dr K S Parthasarathy, former Secretary, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board. IMAGE:......

Rocket Boys Review

Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh deliver a soaring tribute to the two pillars of India's science world in Rocket Boys, applauds Sukanya Verma. There was a time when differences didn't come in the way of......

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