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This Indian startup has a shot at becoming the Tesla of electric bikes

Launching a new automotive brand in India is no mean feat, and the challenge becomes even more difficult when you plan to exclusively offer electric vehicles. Bangalore-based Ather believes it’s up to the task, and it’s ready to test its faith with the launch of its first creations today.<p>At an …

Electric Vehicles

A chasm between education and expectations leaves Indians unprepared for their country’s realities

The just-pass philosophy to surviving modern, aspirational India.<p>I was on a Bengaluru city bus on my way home from the airport recently when I …

India

The TV show exposing the misery of India's 24-hour train delays

For three years, Ashutosh Agarwal studied hard at home for an agriculture exam. To sit the test, he had to travel from Patna to Kota, a 24-hour train ride away. Knowing how unreliable the trains can be, Agarwal planned his trip so he would reach the city a full day early. But the Patna-Kota express …

India

OnePlus 6 review: Top-notch speed and performance for hundreds less - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The OnePlus 6 is blazing fast, shoots amazing portrait mode photos, has a polished refined design and costs much less than other flagship phones.<p><b>The Bad</b> It lacks waterproofing, wireless charging and has a shorter battery life than the OnePlus 5T. In the US, the phone doesn't work on CDMA …

Remembering the bombing of Rotterdam on the 14th of May

Remembering the bombing of Rotterdam on the 14 of May<p>Just ten days after the yearly Dutch commemoration that is <i>Dodenherdenking</i> and <i>Bevrijdingsdag</i>, the …

India limits visits to Taj Mahal to 3 hours per person

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of India's most famous landmarks, the Taj Mahal, is planning to place a three-hour cap on visits to avoid overcrowding at the popular tourist location.<p>The enormous white marble tomb, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, can attract at least 50,000 visitors a day on the weekend, …

World's largest solar energy project will be 100 times bigger than any other on the planet

200 gigawatts of solar power. $200 billion. 100,000 jobs. Those are the numbers attached to the SoftBank Solar Project, which is set to become the …

Sylvester Stallone called Bobby Deol 'very talented' in promotional tweet for Race 3 — except he was referring to Salman Khan

Mar,22 2018 13:27:43 IST<p>Sylvester Stallone just called Bobby Deol 'very talented'. Except that he was talking about Salman Khan. Oops!<p>A post shared …

Eye on the Tiger in Madhya Pradesh

The Kanha Earth Lodge and Pench Tree Lodge offer two wildly different jungle experiences.<p>Hotels Madhya Pradesh Lakshmi Sankaran, Riddhi Parekh | …

Madhya Pradesh

5 of the Best Remote Treks in India

Athletic leisure is one of the fastest growing segments of the Indian travel industry, and trekking -- once the rarefied pursuit of elite hobbyists …

4 luxurious retreats in India that give you a taste of farm life

Farm-to-fork dining isn’t a new concept in India. But what if we told you, you can live in hotels that are not only set amidst farms growing all …

Urban Agriculture

Your Life is Shaped by Your Thoughts

<b>“Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts</b><b>” (Proverbs 4:23 GNT).</b>God is far more interested in changing your mind than changing …

The dark side of the transfer window sees players powerless over moves

It was mid-January when the manager called the striker into his office and told him to leave. No "sorry," no "thank you": just go. But where? There …

From Omafiets, to Mamafiets to Bakfiets... Dutch Bikes, explained!

<b>I guess I truly am Dutch now. You see, the famous stereotype of the Dutch bike everywhere, everyday, regardless of the weather is true. While doing</b> …

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient | Inc.com

Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" According to researchers, one attribute that certainly helps: …

Self-improvement

How an industry-breaking bug stayed secret for seven months

How an industry-breaking bug stayed secret for seven months — and then leaked out<p>When Graz University of Technology researcher Michael Schwarz first reached out to Intel, he thought he was about to ruin the company’s day. He had found a problem with their chips, together with his colleagues Daniel …

Dutch Self-Charging Solar Car Wins Important CES Award

News item | 10-01-2018 | 14:29<p>Remember those Dutch solar cars that won the World Solar Challenge car race? The range of those cars powered by the sun …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

The deadly smog over New Delhi is a perfect example of everything that’s wrong with India

It is shocking but not surprising: for the last few years, smog over large swathes of north India heralds the winter.<p>Everybody knows it will happen. We know that come November, the air quality index will shoot through the charts. And the failure to prevent this massive public health emergency, year …

India

4am starts, teams playing twice and mute Facebook feeds - the Carabao Cup draw farce so far

When it was announced last November that the League Cup would be sponsored by Thai energy drink company Carabao, some questions immediately came to mind.<p>Was Thailand's second-most popular energy drink the most relevant sponsor for the competition? Must English football try so slavishly to appeal to …

Carabao Cup

How 139 Countries Could Be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Scientists have published a detailed road map to move 139 countries to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050, according to a recent study.<p>Energy …

Renewable Energy

3 Hotels For Introverts

Mindfulness has become a catch-all for slowing down and finding oneself even in the most crowded of places, or just for finding respite from the endless stream of emails and social media updates. Whether you’re an introvert or someone who wants to enjoy a solo activity while you travel, our Forbes …

New North African solar farms could send 4.5 gigawatts of energy to Europe

The age-old plan to power Europe with solar farms in North Africa and the Middle East may finally become a reality. This past June, Tunisia-based …

5 Countries With the Highest Installed Solar Capacity (No. 2 May Surprise You)

Solar is booming around the world, and there are some surprising leaders -- and up-and-comers -- in the industry.<p>Solar energy is the fastest-growing …

Bangalore, before the dystopia: The birth, life, and death of India’s most liveable city

An old friend and I met up one afternoon this May.<p>She had changed. Many times over. For good or for bad, I am not to judge, but I didn’t like what I saw.<p>We have known each other since 1980, the year I was born. So, despite long periods of separation, I perk up every time she is mentioned. …

With the sequel to his blockbuster documentary An Inconvenient Truth about to be released, Al Gore tells Carole Cadwalladr how his role at the forefront of the fight against climate change consumes his life<p>In the ballroom of a conference centre in Denver, Colorado, 972 people from 42 countries have …

Climate

Pondicherry’s newest watering hole is a potent, cultural hit

Pondicherry is often referred to as ‘South India’s Goa’; it’s actually much better, complete with French-inspired streets and architecture. Amidst …

Puducherry

Aadhaar Must For EPFO Schemes: Now You Can Submit Your UID Till 30 June

Retirement fund body EPFO has extended the deadline for submitting Aadhaar number to June 30 for its over four crore members. However, the deadline …