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Those Kannada days...

Tamilnadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa started her film career as a child artist in Kannada cinema. It was through celluloid, that Jayalalithaa …

Indian biologists welcome budget hike

<b>NEW DELHI—</b>Clean water, biotechnology, and higher education are among the winners in the Indian budget presented by the new government in the lower …

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Doctors' dilemma: To Prescribe or not to Prescribe

Image: Getty Images<p>A research and development centre at Ranbaxy Laboratories in Gurgaon<p>R Anantharaman, an endocrinologist at Bangalore’s Apollo …

Carrying the torch for justice

In the wake of the Monkeygate scandal and due to sledging by Ricky Ponting's men and bad umpiring from Steve Bucknor, India slumped to a …

Raising the heat on climate change

With characteristic charm and persuasiveness, Jairam Ramesh has recently set out his version of the climate change negotiations in Copenhagen and …

Olympics medal winner now a ‘gol gappa’ seller

JABALPUR: After doing India proud by winning two bronze medals at the 2011 Athens special Olympics, Sita Sahu, a mentally challenged teenager from …

India’s rainfall patterns changing drastically, say Stanford scientists

Tough times are ahead for the Indian agriculture which is highly dependent on the summer monsoon. According to a study by scientists from Stanford …

Fifth column: Ignore the pundits, PM

So it is settled. The finest political pundits tell us that Narendra Modi is finished because in his first month in office he has not been able to …

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16 Facts About India That Will Blow Your Mind

This means things in India tend to be fairly large-scaled — consider its network of roads, consumer spending, or its youth population.<p>But it also experiences some problems on a large scale like suicides and road accidents.<p>We pulled together some staggering statistics from the sub-continent.

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India Investors Keeping Watchful Eye On Poor Start To Monsoon Season

It’s been a very bad start to India’s June-September monsoon season, and that does not bode well for inflation. Lackluster rainfall makes for lackluster crops, and that always means higher food prices. India has been battling inflation for the last four years and the new government would like to be …

Saving milk from spoilage in rural India

A thermal-battery powered cooling device could help farmers in India save millions of litres of milk every year<p>India has the highest number of undernourished people in the world. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) that figure currently stands at 217 million and …

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Revolutionary WaterWheel Helps Women Transport Water More Efficiently in India

Water, hygiene, and transportation are constant challenges for developing nations like India, and women often shoulder the burden of collecting water …

The men who cut the war short

Gordon Corrigan was a soldier in the British army’s Royal Gurkha Rifles before embarking on a career as a historian and broadcaster. In 1999, he …

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Online posts against Narendra Modi spell trouble

NEW DELHI: Social media in India has suddenly become a decidedly dangerous place for dissent or irreverence, especially if Prime Minister Narendra …

Institutions of governance have surrendered their autonomy

The relationship between the judiciary and the NDA has begun on a sinister note. What has been achieved by the former Solicitor General Gopal …

NaMo bhakts wonder how much longer to keep Modi’s photo as profile pic

Image via Indiatoday.com<p>According to a What Ho! survey, a small but growing number of bhakts are uncertain as to how much longer they should keep …

German Missions in India - Home

2018, the year for an ambitious EU-India partnership<p>On this day, 55 years ago, Germany and France signed the Elysée Treaty on Franco-German …

Perfect ‘Khichri’ Rice Recipes for the Monsoon

By<p>Rajyasree Sen<p>Come monsoon, most Indian homes prepare a hearty one-pot meal that can be eaten while staring out of a window, watching the rains bring a slight chill to the air.<p>The khichri or khichdi is usually made with lentils or dal and rice with some fried vegetables, or fish on the side. In …

Do Not Talibanise Hinduism

By asserting that Satya Sai Baba was only “a human being and not a God” and that “his temples should not be built”, Sankaracharya of Dwarakapeeth …

How history was made up at Nalanda

Surely, no self-respecting Marxist could have made his account rest on not just one miracle — acquiring sidhis and raining fire on to the structures …

Linguistic jingoism stokes parochial fires

Why ‘One Nation, One Language’ divides India and portends unspoken wars<p>Illustration: Dinesh Mayanglambam<p>Call it snobbish bigotry or blatant …

Greenpeace localises its global agenda, irks government

Two days after the Intelligence Bureau submitted a report calling Greenpeace all but anti-national, on May 5, Finance minister Arun Jaitley and Union …

Empowering Indian women through employment

Ela Bhatt, Indian co-operative organiser and activist, on the challenges facing women in the informal economy<p><b>Tell me about yourself and why you started the Self-Employed Women's Association of India</b> <b>(Sewa)</b> <b>in 1974</b><p>I am a product of India's freedom struggle and have been influenced by the values of …