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So Einstein was right after all, and here’s why

After the much-discussed, many-author paper in revealed the detection of a gravitational wave (denoted GW150914), the LIGO Scientific Collaboration …

Physics

Emergency number ‘112’ from Jan 1

The single emergency number ‘112’ will be operational throughout India from January 1 to help people reach immediate services of police, ambulance …

India

Ganapathi best Indian in 20km, Khushbir fails to finish

K. Ganapathi was the best Indian in the men’s 20km event at the IAAF World race walking team championships, finishing 22nd with a personal best …

IAAF

Tamil Nadu boys defend title; Karnataka girls win

Defending champion Tamil Nadu survived some anxious moments in the last five minutes against Kerala before prevailing 88-77 in the men’s final of the …

India

Lions tame Knight Riders, climb back to the top

Gujarat Lions roared back in style, taming the formidable Kolkata Knight Riders in its den and ending its three-match losing streak, at the Eden …

Cricket

Virat Kohli is pure class

If anybody ever says Twenty20 cricket is simply a game for sloggers, he must watch Virat Kohli in action.<p>The Royal Challengers Bangalore captain is …

Cricket

Sunrisers in scorching form

Sunrisers Hyderabad, thanks to a terrific bowling performance led by left-armer Ashish Nehra on a perfect batting track, drubbed Mumbai Indians by 85 …

Jos Buttler

Facebook loses first round in suit over storing biometric data

Privacy

The maverick who shuns investors

<b>You have spoken against ‘Financialisaton’. What is that?</b><p>Finance is a means of connecting savings to investments, down to its bare essentials. The …

Startups

India may solve Venezuelan defaults

The Commerce Ministry has proposed a mechanism to address the issue of non-payment of dues by Venezuelan importers to Indian exporters. Sources in …

Venezuela

Saudi pledges stability in energy policy

Energy Policy

No first use of n-weapons, says Kim

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said his country will not use its nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is invaded and announced a five-year …

North Korea

Dhaka asks Islamabad to stop interference in internal affairs

Dhaka has urged Islamabad not to interfere in internal affairs of Bangladesh after Pakistan expressed concerns over rejection of Jamaat-e-Islami …

Pakistan

Solar-powered borewell to replenish ‘tiger tank’

The Forest Department inaugurated a solar powered borewell at Nagarahole on Sunday to provide water to wild animals during the dry season.<p>It will be …

Wildlife

Central awards

The Union government has instituted the Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva award, which will be given to three individuals who have contributed for over 10 …

Child Welfare

Rain reduces temperature further

A huge tree got uprooted at the exit gate of the Bengaluru city railway station owing to the rain on Sunday causing traffic disruption for sometime …

Weather

An experiment on new TenderSURE roads

The pre-monsoon showers that the city has been receiving over the past few days have exposed the monsoon preparedness, or lack thereof, of not just …

Roads

“Link PF account number with UAN”

Integration of multiple Provident Fund accounts facilitates seamless benefits to members such as pension, insurance and payouts on superannuation, …

Superannuation

‘Will expedite refugees’ return to Sri Lanka’

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has reiterated that it is the policy of his government to encourage the return of Sri Lankan Tamil …

Sri Lanka

All sensitive booths to get paramilitary force

The district election machinery led by District Election Officer (DEO) and Collector Archana Patnaik has decided to deploy Central Paramilitary Force …

Paramilitary

‘Take up renewable energy projects’

Renewable Energy

AICTE seeks status report of States on engineering fees

The All India Council for Technical Education has so far written two letters to State governments to provide a status report on the implementation of …

Higher Education

Summer effect

Eucalyptus-based industry is the priority here

irumayam has been a citadel for various political parties at different points of time in the past five decades and the constituency is now witnessing …

Water

Denied water, man digs well in Maharashtra

Anguished over being denied access to water by upper caste people, a Dalit labourer from a village in Washim district of Maharashtra’s drought-hit …

India

Where caste equations do not hold relevance

Tirupattur enjoys a pride of place in the Indian freedom movement with the rebellion of Marudhu Pandiayar brothers – Periya Marudhu and Chinna …

India

Sushma seeks report from Lt. Governor

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday sought a report from Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on the alleged molestation of a …

India

Chief Justice of India again calls for augmenting judges’ strength

Continuing to express his concern over the governments’ inaction in improving the judge-population ratio in the country, Chief Justice of India T. S. …

India

Army chief orders rightsizing study

In an attempt to make the world’s third largest standing Army a leaner and meaner fighting force, the Chief of the Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, …

Military

Navy to bid adieu to Sea Harriers on Wednesday

The Indian Naval Air Squadron 300 (INAS 300), ‘White Tigers,’ are set to phase out the Sea Harriers fighter aircrafts and make way for new generation …

Military