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A race towards climate catastrophe

When Brian Lara scored a scintillating 400 not out in Antigua in April 2004, it seemed his score would remain unchallenged for the foreseeable …

At G-8 meet, the big test for U.S.-Russia relations

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet U.S. President Barack Obama on the margins of the G-8 summit in Northern Ireland for their first bilateral …

Appointments and some disappointments

The law treats the rich and the poor, the man and the woman, the mountain and the valley, all on an equal footing. But the legal system can be …

Nature avenges its exploitation

A week is a long time in the Himalaya. In the late 1980s, I visited Arunachal Pradesh as a young researcher, with a keen interest in photography. I …

Schemes to reshape

A bewildering and endless variety of programmes with fancy names populate the annals of governance today. While the special focus that Centrally …

A code to defend

The Model Code of Conduct that the Election Commission relies on to bring some semblance of order to India’s election scene has regularly faced …

Inadequate overhaul

The longstanding demand to ramp up conservation efforts and increase the number of protected monuments has compelled the Archaeological Survey of …

No place to hide

The tag line for India’s much-acclaimed transparency law could well be: good for others, not for me. The Supreme Court loftily decreed the right to …

Stunting a country

India’s paradox of fast economic growth across several years and chronic malnutrition in a significant section of the population is well known. It …

North Pole drifts east due to climate change

Around 2005, accelerated melting of polar ice sheet and mountain glaciers, together with rising sea level, caused the North Pole to drift towards …

Week in science: Google-NASA's quantum computing lab & others

<b>Google and NASA launch quantum computing AI lab</b> [ …

Artificial Intelligence

Iceberg flotation

<b>Why is a large part of an iceberg under water though ice is lighter than water?</b><p>V. RAJALAKSHMI<p>Chennai<p>Ice floats in water because it is lighter (less …

White Bengal tiger enigma solved

A change in a single amino acid (A477V) in one pigmentation-related gene (SLC45A2) causes some tigers to have white fur with dark or sepia brown …

Explained: Doha Climate Change summit 2012 Issues & Outcome

3 COPS under UNFCC.<p>Year<p>COP#<p>CMP*#<p>Where?<p>2011<p>17<p>7<p>Durban, S.Africa<p>2012<p>18<p>8<p>Doha, Qatar<p>2013<p>19<p>9<p>Warsaw, Poland<p>*CMP= Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto …

SEZ firm diverted gold into domestic market

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), on the trail of Prashant J. Mehta, managing director of the listed gold exporting and retailing …

MGNREGS wages revised

The Union government has revised wages under its flagship Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) from April 1 to factor …

Water from Harangi promises relief for districts dependent on KRS

Water released from the Harangi reservoir in Madikeri district reached the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) on Tuesday.<p>“Around 1,000 cusecs of water is being …

Congress may seek second opinion on health schemes

The State Health and Family Welfare Department’s various new proposals announced in the budget for 2013-2014 by the erstwhile Bharatiya Janata Party …

Dry Bhima leaves Bijapur farmers a worried lot

A crisis looms large for people of Sindgi and Indi taluks as the Bhima, considered their lifeline, has dried up in the summer sun.<p>People and …

Gold demand may come down, says Rangarajan

Gold demand is likely to fall as easing of general inflation rate will make investment in financial products more attractive than the yellow metal, …