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Different types of Gold: White, Rose, Yellow, Green

<b>By Qrius</b>Gold is a vital commodity for any occasion or celebration. Be it weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, first job, or retirement, wearing or …

Jewelry

How misogyny came to be a global concept

<i>By Devdutt Pattanaik</i>Some feminists expect me to ‘explain’ Hinduism’s misogyny. Typically, a verse from Manusmriti will be thrown at me. For example, …

Hinduism

Macron-Trump summit has high stakes for France’s embattled leader

<b>By Garret Martin</b>French President Emmanuel Macron can expect a warm welcome from Donald Trump – and, most likely, some glitz and pomp – when he …

North Africa

Why India’s north-south divide is a major political problem

<b>By Mihir Sharma</b>When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the southern city of Chennai recently, he must’ve been startled by the welcome he …

India

Against metrics: how measuring performance by numbers backfires

<i>By Jerry Z Muller</i>More and more companies, government agencies, educational institutions and philanthropic organisations are today in the grip of a …

Management

Supreme Court appointments: should the ‘judges cases’ be revisited?

<b>By Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas</b>India’s judiciary has been known for judicial activism with the Supreme Court often deciding to intervene, not just to …

India

How would you describe an average teenager? Neuroscience is unlocking mysteries of the teenage brain

<b>By Lucy Foulkes</b>How would you describe an average teenager? For most people, the following characteristics might come to mind: moody, impulsive, risk …

The Brain

Marketing buzzwords, or how to dominate the ‘coinversation’

<b>By Shantesh Sunil Row</b>Earlier this month, Merriam-Webster’s ‘The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary’ added 300 words to its bank to mark its 70th …

Marketing

How civil society must adapt to survive its greatest challenges

<b>By</b> <b>Silvia</b><b> Magnoni</b>We live in a world of major geopolitical shifts and life-changing technological innovations. It’s fair to wonder, then, what our …

Innovation

New in for those spoilt for choice: City perks with suburban peace

The south of India now offers you homes with a Middle Eastern influence, perfectly blending the peacefulness of the old,...<p>Situated in one of the …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

The ‘Oscars’ of the Real Estate Industry: And, an Indian Development Bags the Honour!

Situated in one of the most sought-after suburbs of Bangalore are bungalows and high-rise towers set in a scenic background,...<p>A week after the penis …

Real Estate

Sky Villas - Where India's elite are flocking to

A week after the penis and scrotum transplant, surgeons at Johns Hopkins reported that he was recovering quickly although it...<p>Job recruitment …

India

Explainer: Uber to hide dropoff locations so sketchy drivers don’t know where you live

<i>By Rachel Kaser</i>In a small change which could improve the peace of mind of its passengers, Uberwill now obscure the exact pick-up and drop-off …

GDPR

All you need to know about the new microscope made to watch cells in 3D

<b>By Elton Gomes</b>Humans have been able to view cells under a microscope for a long time; however, obtaining their footage was an uphill task. Seeing how …

Biology

Explainer: all you need to know about the Armed Forces Special Powers Act

<b>By Elton Gomes</b>The Ministry of Home Affairs announced on Monday that it is removing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from all parts of …

Armed Forces

WASP-104b: all you need to know about the new pitch-black planet

<b>By Elton Gomes</b>In what is being dubbed as the darkest celestial body ever discovered, scientists have found a planet that is so dark it absorbs almost …

Universe

Here’s how Google can now help you find your ideal job

<b>By Prarthana Mitra</b>Google can now help you land your dream job! A year after the job search tool was launched in the United States, the global search …

Employment

The story behind world’s first total penis and scrotum transplant

<b>By Prarthana Mitra</b>A wounded war veteran who’d sustained severe injuries in Afghanistan became the world’s first recipient of a total reconstructive …

Medicine

All you need to know about how the Indian Railways saved lakhs of trees

<b>By Elton Gomes</b>The Indian Railways saved 10 lakh trees from being axed by taking its recruitment tests online, continuing on its efforts to go green.A …

India

Explainer: why your high school biology teacher may have been wrong

<b>By Prarthana Mitra</b>Latest discoveries in the field of molecular biology have proved the existence of a different form of DNA which does not resemble …

Biology

All you need to know about Google’s new podcast ‘app’ that is already on your phone

<i>By Abhimanyu Ghoshal</i>Google quietly rolled out a new way for Android users to listen to podcasts and subscribe to shows they like – and it already …

Apps

All you need to know about Amazon’s 2-hour delivery plans for India

<b>By Prarthana Mitra</b>Soon you will be able to order all you need from Amazon and have it delivered to your doorstep within two hours.The company’s big …

eCommerce

Can one do evil without being evil?

<b>By Thomas White</b><i>Thomas White is a contributor to Wiley Journal.</i>Can one <i>do</i> evil without <i>being</i> evil? This was the puzzling question that the philosopher …

Israeli Government

Sexist job ads show discrimination rife in the tech world

<b>By Bruce Einhorn and Lulu Yilun Chen</b><i>They are writers at Bloomberg.</i>Workplace discrimination in China often begins with help-wanted ads.Job recruitment …

Human Rights

PM Modi is clever, if only he was lazy too

<b>By Raghav Bahl</b><i>Raghav Bahl is the chairman of Quintillion Media</i>Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a political decathlete. Winning a single sprint or …

India

A cash crunch is the ugly face of India’s bank morass

<b>By Andy Mukherjee</b><i>Andy Mukherjee is a writer at Bloomberg.</i>Among the many theories being advanced to explain a shortage of currency in parts of India, …

India

What caused the red rain of Kerala?

<b>By Melissa</b><i>Melissa is a contributor.</i>Between July 25 and September 23, 2001, the people of the southern India state of Kerala witnessed, on numerous …

Particles

This online tool shows how we, and our planet, are changing

<b>By Gill Cassar</b><i>Gill Cassar is the Programme Lead, Environment and Sustainability at World Economic Forum.</i>Anecdotal evidence of urban sprawl, renewable …

World Economic Forum

Scandals and bad debts at Indian banks threaten the economy

<b>By Anirban Nag</b><i>Anirban Nag is a writer at Bloomberg.</i>Scandals, bad debts, ATM cash shortages–India’s banking system has experienced them all in recent …

Economy

Sweden’s new road powers electric vehicles – what’s the environmental impact?

<b>By Rick Greenough</b><i>Rick Greenough is a professor of energy at De Montfort University.</i>Sweden has built the first smart road that will allow electric …

Electric Vehicles