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A test of freedom: ‘To be anti-Indian is not a criminal offence, and it is definitely not sedition’

Sedition in India is not unconstitutional, it remains an offence only if the words, spoken or written, are accompanied by disorder and violence and/ …

India

Current Affairs GK - SSC IBPS IAS Exam Tests

OnlineTyari is India's No.1 FREE exam preparation app for government job exams like SSC CGL and CPO, Railways RRB Loco Pilot, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO and …

Gravitational waves: A leap towards theory of everything, a moment that rivals Galileo

Gravitational waves detected, Einstein vindicated after 100 yrs<p>By: | Washington |<p>In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, …

Physics

Why yuan matters

Indian equity markets are turbulent due to high foreign ownership and the renminbi uncertainty<p>Written by |<p>In an article last month, ‘Lies and the …

Stock Markets

Simply put: Who is a child? The 16 or 18 debate

Abantika Ghosh explains the inherent contradictions in the Juvenile Justice Bill that was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday — how, at 16, you are …

Crime

Explained: What is Google’s Wi-Fi at 100 railway station project and how will it work

Google will deploy WiFi at 100 railway stations in partnership with Railtel. Mumbai Central will be the first station to get free Wi-Fi by January …

Android News

Chennai floods, Delhi smog… Climate change impact couldn’t get more urgent

Whatever said and done, India cannot afford to not take decisive steps on the world stage and rise up to what is expected of it.<p>New Delhi |<p><b>By</b> …

Climate

Explained: Why is Chennai under water?

Unusually heavy rain has exposed the city’s broken urban planning, revealed its stolen natural waterways, and exposed its tolerance of illegal …

Weather

Climate talks start Monday: Paris hosts world for the earth

17 days after terror attacks, world leaders will flock to French capital in bid to seal emission deal<p>Written by |<p>IN THE strongest-ever push for a …

Climate

Across the aisle: The NJAC conundrum

Sober reflection will lead to the conclusion that the predominant role may belong to the Chief Justice of India (and the collegium), but there must …

Law

In national interest, scrap quota in higher education institutions: Supreme Court

Emphasising what the apex court held 27 years ago, the bench said it is now “inclined” to convey the same message to the central and state …

India

Rising intolerance: What is at stake is the very soul of India

What most Indians who voted for the BJP don’t realise (or accept) is that they were duped by Prime Minister Modi.<p>Written by |<p>To much public …

India

Nobel Prize in Economics goes to Angus Deaton

Nobel Prize winners, 2015<p>Angus Deaton <br>Economics<p>The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2015 was awarded to Angus Deaton of Princeton University, USA, …

'Digital India' lags behind in world internet race

<b>India appears to be falling behind in the global race for mobile internet and broadband penetration, the latest UN figures show.</b><p>India's ranking on broadband penetration dropped to 131 in 2014 - lower by six places since the last year - according to a Unesco report covering 189 countries and titled …

India

Why the national encryption policy draft had to be withdrawn

<b>New Delhi</b>:As an Internet user, do you create a separate document with all the login details and passwords for your online accounts? Perhaps not, …

Privacy

Reform eludes UN Security Council

The adoption by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) of a consensus resolution for beginning discussions at the Intergovernmental Negotiations Group (ING) …

Showing spine at the WTO negotiations

With just a few weeks left for the World Trade Organization (WTO) members to finalise the post-Bali work programme under the Doha Round, the season …

PSLV C-28 launches five UK satellites

1<p>This is the 30th flight of the PSLV since it became operational in 1995, with one early failure<p>2<p>It is launching 5 UK satellites on Friday at 9:58 …

The hot Saudi-Iran cold war

The rapid rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a development that must have taken many by surprise. What was once a small group of …

Mobile Calls, Eating Out, Travelling to Get Costlier From Today

<b>New Delhi:</b> People will have to shell out more from today while using mobiles, eating out and travelling as the service tax rate goes up to 14 per …

The heat and the death toll are rising in India. Is this a glimpse of Earth’s future?

Roads have twisted in the heat. Hospitals are overwhelmed by thousands of dehydrated people, the poor, the elderly and children among the worst hit. Urgent instructions to wear wide-brimmed hats and light-coloured cotton clothes, use umbrellas and drink lots of fluid have been issued by the …

Climate Change

Heat wave in India: Everything you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about the heat wave and its impact in India.<p>Written by | New Delhi |<p>India’s infamous tropical temperatures are …

India

How tribal Indians beat big coal firms

<b>India's government wants to make the country a manufacturing hub - but for that it needs to increase power production. The villagers of Mahan, helped by Greenpeace, recently blocked attempts to mine coal in their forest. Sanjoy Majumder reports.</b><p>"This is the land of our ancestors, we will never give …

India

Satellite data analysis says Everest may have shrunk due to quake

The world's highest peak Mount Everest. (Photo: Reuters)<p>The devastating earthquake that has rocked Nepal not only killed thousands but may have also …

Natural Disasters

What India can learn from Nepal

With large parts of a small country flattened by an earthquake, Nepal once again comes across in Indian eyes as a small country that can get by only with a little help from friends.<p>Nepal is this conflict-ridden poor country that hasn’t been able to frame a new Constitution for eight years now, has …

India

Is India's 100 smart cities project a recipe for social apartheid?

In architectural renderings, Gujarat International Financial Tec-City resembles a thicket of glassy blue skyscrapers soaring above the Sabarmati River in Gandhinagar, capital of the western Indian state of Gujarat. Its “signature towers” include the Diamond, a 410-metre spire resembling an icy …

Smart Cities

Lok Sabha approves GST Bill, paves way for uniform tax regime

Jaitley said that the proposal for a reform of the indirect taxes had been pending for 12 years.<p>By: | New Delhi |<p>The lok Sabha on Wednesday passed …

India

Climate change: the big myths that need to be exploded

The threat to our planet and the lives of billions of people – not to mention big business – has led to wild claims on both sides of the divide. Here are some facts<p>THE EARTH IS WARMER NOW THAN IT HAS EVER BEEN<p>In the distant past, temperatures were far warmer than even the most extreme warming …

Climate Change