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How climate change has sparked political and social unrest in Punjab this year

And what that tells us about how agriculture is faring in Punjab.<p>The professor will not forget 2015 easily.<p>A scientist at Ludhiana’s Punjab …

France and India are launching a global alliance aimed at bringing solar energy to everybody

The launch will coincide with a summit of world leaders at the start of two weeks of talks on the outskirts of Paris to seek a new global deal on curbing climate change, by shifting from fossil fuels towards renewable energy.<p>An Indian government statement on Sunday said there were well over 100 …

Solar Power

Making a to-do list that does the business

The humble list can be a powerful organisation tool – if you can keep it under control. Juliet Landau-Pope explains how to cut the clutter<p>Forget gadgets and gizmos, if there was a competition for the most useful organisational tool for small businesses, I’d nominate the simple to-do list. They help …

Business Development

'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

How Sexual Energy Helps Arouse Our Creative Genius

Photographer: Craig White<p>Five years ago, I stumbled into a new way of life on the wave of a force so strong that it was impossible for me to ignore. I discovered a whole new pathway to my creative genius and energy -- while sexting.<p>My transformation started in January 2010. I was sitting at my desk …

Creativity

Solar Panels from CPS Energy: The San Antonio utility’s brilliant new business model for renewable energy.

The business model surrounding rooftop solar has changed dramatically in the past decade. Several years ago early adopters had to spend a lot of …

Solar Power

6 Surefire Methods for Overcoming Procrastination

Many of us have goals -- a set of deep-down desires that we ultimately want to see realized. Yet, with each passing day, we can't find the energy to move forward. And, as the deadline approaches and passes for achieving our goals, we're no further ahead than where we started. Often, we might even …

Procrastination

Here Is One Easy Trick to Succeed at Everything

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? We’ve all heard that quote, but seriously, if you knew you were going to conquer whatever you set your mind to — whether it’s a new habit, that killer to-do list or a trip you’ve been dying to go on — wouldn’t you do it? According to Business …

Productivity

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

A new finding could rewrite Islamic history

If the findings are proved true, it could rewrite early Islamic history and shed doubt on the "heavenly" origins of the holy text.<p>Scholars now believe that a copy Quran held by the Birmingham Library was actually written sometime between A.D. 545 and 568, while the Prophet Muhammad was believed to …

Islam

Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.<p>Stress …

Self-help

Former Pakistan spinner Arshad Khan now drives a taxi in Sydney

What do you do when you are being driven around in a cab by a former international cricketer. One would most probably get into conversation and …

Cricket

Sundar Pichai and the world of Indian CEOs

<b>It is not every day that one of the world's largest technology companies announces a new CEO.</b><p>So when Google announced that Sundar Pichai was taking the reins on Monday, his promotion gained thousands of column inches worldwide - not least of all in his native India.<p>The Hindu newspaper called the …

CEOs

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Stack Overflow

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Digital manufacturing: The revolution will be virtualized

Few manufacturers are responding to opportunities and threats presented by the digital revolution in a comprehensive, coordinated way. Learn how and …

All you need to know about 'mother of all insurgencies' NSCN-IM

The National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) signed a peace accord with the Modi-led BJP government on Monday. The agreement came …

India

Pakistan's sedition sweep in Gilgit-Baltistan | Pakistan

<b>Gilgit, Pakistan -</b> The Pakistani government appears to be cracking down on dissent in Gilgit-Baltistan, a mountainous region of vital importance to Pakistan's alliance with China.<p>Since last October, more than 50 activists have been charged with sedition for calling for greater self-rule in the …

Pakistan