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What Ails India's Civil Service

'A large portion of youngsters who aspire to join the civil services are not motivated by the spirit of public service and idealism of which the civil services offer in abundance.' 'When they join......

Dr M S Swaminathan, who made India self-sufficient in food, passes away

M S Swaminathan, renowned agricultural scientist and a lifelong crusader against hunger who bet on sustainable farming passed away in Chennai on Thursday. He was 98 and is survived by three......

These Scientists Shaped India

I suggest we build a Vigyan Mandir (Temple of Science) with the ambience of a place of worship, so that it becomes a destination for pilgrims.We should embed on its walls bronze plaques describing......

'It was Maulana Azad who set up IITs with full support of Nehru'

'It was Maulana Azad's foresight which created the IITs, UGC, science academies across the country.' IMAGE: From left to right, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, president of the Indian National Congress;......

Should China's Arunachal Name Changes Worry India?

How does blatantly claiming Indian territory help to maintain 'peace in border regions', is a mystery that only China can explain, notes Claude Arpi. IMAGE: Upgraded L-70 air defence guns deployed......

Steel Man of India, Jamshed J Irani, passes away at 86

Jamshed Jiji Irani, known as the steel man of India, died in Jamshedpur late Monday night, Tata Steel said. He was 86. IMAGE: Former Tata Steel managing director Jamshed Jiji Irani at the 183rd......

Innovative field research in India helped Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo win Economics Nobel

This year's Laureates have shown how the problem of global poverty can be tackled by breaking it down into a number of smaller - but more precise - questions at individual or group levels, he Royal......

Economics Nobel for India-born Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, M Kremer

The trio introduced a new approach to obtaining reliable answers about the best ways to fight global poverty IMAGE: The portraits of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kreme, who......

10 things to know about Gita Gopinath, IMF's new chief economist

On October 1 Indian-American Gita Gopinath was appointed chief economist of the International Monetary Fund. Announcing her appointment, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde hailed the......

Academies stand by their findings on GM crops

The controversy over Bt brinjal refuses to die down with the country's six science academies today standing by their findings on 'limited release' of the GM crop despite Environment Minister Jairam......

'He was a beacon of Indian music'

Photograph: Kind courtesy Pankaj Udhas/Instagram Renowned ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas, whose velvet smooth voice gave expression to the many colours of love, longing and heartache in songs such as......

India's first Oscar winner Bhanu Athaiya passes away

Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya, India's first Oscar winner, died at her home on Thursday after prolonged illness, her daughter said. She was 91.   Athaiya, who won an Oscar for her work in......

Indian troupe debuts in NY Thanksgiving parade

As Rupal K Patel and 59 dancers were twirling to recorded songs by Shuba Mudgal, A R Rahman and many others for hours and hours last week, they were conscious that they would be making history on......

SAI-Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre inaugurated

IMAGE: Badminton great Prakash Padukone and cricket legend Rahul Dravid inaugurate the SAI-Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre in Bengaluru on Saturday. Photograph:......

'Tendulkar has lost his fighting abilities'

Readers' responses toThe naked and the dead feature: It is SPOT ON.I feel we r saying this day only because of our seniors (namely Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman).Please make no......

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