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China's 2nd railway line to Tibet comes close to Arunachal Pradesh
China on Friday operationalised its first fully electrified bullet train in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa and Nyingchi, a strategically located......
These people have the most ABSURD collections ever
If you can name it, someone collects it. Here’s a gallery of collectors and their (unusual) obsessions. 1) Seeing spots Karen Ferrier, a 44-year-old secretary, is a Dalmatian-obsessive woman......
The DEADLIEST earthquakes from the past 25 years
Two weeks after Nepal was struck by a deadly 7.9 magnitude quake, the region has been struck with another strong quake on Tuesday. Here are the ten worst earthquakes that shook the world and......
Eiffel Tower, Coliseum, Sphinx... now all in China
China brings the world to its doorstep with scale replicas of famous tourist destinations from across the world. A Chinese worker walks past a replica of the leaning Tower of Pisa in Shanghai. In......
What's preventing top execs from investing in digital technology
Most business leaders at the very top are too heavily invested in the past to be able to adapt and attack the new emerging opportunity with alacrity, says Indrajit Gupta. India Inc needs to push......
Is Bharat ready for a Digital India?
Image: India must devise policies and strategies to fulfil its digitisation dream. Photograph: Claro Cortes/Reuters The Digital India vision is disruptive thinking at a macro level that has......
Despite big talks, India is miles away from digitisation
It's unlikely we'll achieve ubiquitous digital access with our current approach. There are too many problems and too few synergies, requiring radical changes in direction, says Shyam Ponappa.......
10 cities most threatened by natural disasters; Kolkata ranks 7
Photograph: Reuters First the Kashmir floods and then cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam; India recently witnessed the fury of nature. But this is nothing. According to a recent research,......
Registration must for clinical trial ethics panels
Ethics committees, set up to monitor clinical trials in the country, will now have to be mandatorily registered with the central drug regulator. Recently, the health ministry issued a gazette......
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