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Readability

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Charge of the toddler brigade - The Hindu

Life can be exciting and overwhelming for a toddler. By the time he is a year old, he is moving around, has acquired a substantial vocabulary and …

Primary and practice

The Congress experiment may call forth unintended consequences.<p><b>By: Alistair McMillan</b><p><i>The Congress experiment may call forth unintended …

Asia and the two world wars

Turning a deaf ear to the nationalist passions in East Asia is not going to save India from the consequences of new Asian wars that now seem …

Cabinet panel approves five port expansion projects - Business Line

Within the next two months, the country’s major ports will be able to award port development projects that involve investments of over ₹17,630 crore, …

Delay in marines case - The Hindu

It is entirely untoward for the National Investigating Agency to invoke the anti-piracy law in the hope of seeking death for the Italian marines on …

U.S approves pill camera - The Hindu

A kinder, gentler approach to one of the most dreaded exams in medicine is on the way — U.S. regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help …

India visa-on-arrival scheme to be extended

<b>India's government has decided to extend the country's limited visa-on-arrival scheme to tourists from 180 countries. in an attempt to boost tourism and business.</b><p>The only exceptions to the scheme will be nationals from eight countries, including Pakistan and Afghanistan.<p>The government plans to …

India

Indian media: Emergence of Third Front

<b>Media are reporting that the ruling Congress party and the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could be challenged at the forthcoming general elections by a new political alliance.</b><p>Eleven regional parties announced on Wednesday that they were forming a bloc to coordinate positions in the …

India

Are we losing the battle against cancer?

Cancer is one of mankind’s biggest killers, but one author believes we are using the wrong strategies to try and beat it.<p>Cancer is one of the biggest killers in the modern world. It was the cause of nearly one-in-seven deaths in the world in 2010, and is expected to become an even bigger issue in …

Cancer

विटामिन डीः जो न रोगी को फ़ायदा देती है न सेहतमंद को

<b>आमतौर पर चिकित्सक हड्डी संबंधी बीमारियों के इलाज में और एहतियात के तौर पर विटामिन डी की गोलियां लेने का परामर्श देते हैं.</b><p>लेकिन एक शोध में पाया गया है कि सेहतमंद वयस्कों में बीमारी के ख़तरों से विटामिन डी की गोलियों का कोई ख़ास असर नहीं होता.<p>अग्रणी मेडिकल जर्नल लांसेट में प्रकाशित शोध के अनुसार, …

पोलियो के बाद अब कैंसर को दीजिए मात

<b>विश्व कैंसर दिवस के मौक़े पर मंगलवार को पूरी दुनिया कैंसर के ख़ात्मे का संकल्प ले रही है, लेकिन ताज़ा आंकड़े बताते हैं कि पूरी दुनिया में कैंसर की बीमारी और इससे होने वाली मौतों में इज़ाफ़ा हो रहा है. एक अनुमान के मुताबिक़ सिर्फ़ 2012 में ही कैंसर के 1.4 करोड़ नए मामले सामने आए.</b><p>विश्व स्वास्थ्य …

'पर्यावरण में बदलाव से मर रहे हैं पेंगुइन के बच्चे'

<b>एक नए शोध के अनुसार पर्यावरण में आए बदलाव के कारण अर्जेंटीना में पेंगुइन के बच्चों की मौत हो रही है.</b><p>इस शोध के अनुसार तूफ़ान के साथ होने वाली बारिश और तेज़ गर्मी के कारण बड़ी संख्या में पेंगुइन के बच्चों की मौत हो रही है.<p>27 सालों के दौरान हुए इस शोध में एरिड पुंटा टॉम्बो के प्रायद्वीप में मैज़ीलानिक …

Australian mining firms eye India - Business Line

Australian mining equipment and services companies are looking at collaborations with Indian firms, “and this is the right time to plan for that,” …

Govt clarifies policy on FDI in insurance - Business Line

The Government has clarified that the 26 per cent cap on foreign investments in the insurance sector also applies to intermediaries such as brokers, …

New Mining Bill set to lapse, not listed for this session - Business Line

Profit sharing by mining companies with people displaced by projects is unlikely to become a reality in the near future.<p>The long-pending Mines and …

Credit card business is growing again - Business Line

Uttam Nayak, Group Country Manager (India and South Asia) for US-based payment services giant Visa, shares his insights with <i>Business Line</i> on the …

‘By 2032, Navi Mumbai airport should be able to handle 60 million passengers’ - Business Line

After many years of delay and regulatory hurdles, the Navi Mumbai airport project is finally off the ground, with the Request for Qualification (RFQ) …

Centre puts captive coal block auction on hold - Business Line

The Centre has postponed the plan to auction five captive coal blocks, as it decided to seek the views of coal-bearing States on the proposal.<p>On …

Interpreting a federal Constitution - The Hindu

The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013, which creates the State of Telangana, has been decisively rejected by the Andhra Pradesh Legislative …

Nadella at the top - The Hindu

Tuesday’s announcement by Microsoft appointing India-born Satya Nadella as its CEO is the culmination of a five-month-long search that began when …

Bending towards justice

After clemency, the court must address the death penalty itself.<p><i>After clemency, the court must address the death penalty itself.</i><p>India has long been …

Can States revoke FDI consent? Centre to ask Attorney-General

The Centre is likely to seek the view of the Attorney-General on whether States can legally withdraw approvals for foreign direct investment (FDI) in …

Pressure on farmland - The Hindu

The government, it appears, is yet to find ways to address conflicting demands on land. Instead of quickly charting a comprehensive approach to land …

C.N.R. Rao, Sachin conferred Bharat Ratna - The Hindu

Renowned scientist C.N.R. Rao and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar were on Tuesday conferred the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award of the …

Cultural ignorance and prejudice - The Hindu

While the Supreme Court may have relegated LGBT people back to the closet (at least legally) the issue of racism in India on the other hand — with …

Housing starts slow down in Chennai, Bangalore & Kolkata - The Hindu

Housing starts in large cities such as Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore have slowed down, according to the Housing Start-Up Index, a new indicator of …

Natural gas: Centre revises policy, drops appeal in SC

In a surprise move, Centre on Monday withdrew its petition in Supreme Court challenging Bombay high court order staying its guidelines on supply of …