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The Government Just Stomped on Science—Right When We Needed It Most

It's a kick in the face for not just graduate students, but most importantly pushes the state of science research irreparably back.<p>Emily Slonecker is …

News

Why Do So Many Indian Children Go Missing?

BAREILLY, Uttar Pradesh — One day in April last year, 13-year-old Savitri was walking down a road with her mother in Dataganj district, in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, carrying a flask of tea to her father, a laborer at a brick kiln, when five men pulled her into a moving jeep. One of them …

Opinion

Cricket: Sri Lanka stretch lead over India despite Shami haul

KOLKATA (Reuters) - Sri Lanka stretched their first innings lead to 91 runs with two wickets in hand despite India paceman Mohammed Shami's triple strike on the penultimate day of the rain-hit opening test on Sunday.<p>Mohammed Shami, who bowled without luck on Saturday, claimed three wickets in a …

Shikhar Dhawan

Gujarat Assembly elections: After Hardik deal, Cong first list of 77 out

<b>New Delhi:</b> Hours after it reached an understanding with the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), papering over their differences on …

India

India’s stainless steel production to rise to 3.6 million tonnes by end of 2017

India’s stainless steel industry is growing at a rate of 8-9% year-on-year. Photo: Bloomberg<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Domestic stainless steel production will reach …

India

New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter half marathon runners

Even as India's polluted air threatens health, the nation seems to be embracing the idea of physical fitness

India

Gujarat elections: Congress releases first list of 77 candidates

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>The Gujarat assembly elections that will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14 (File)<p>The Congress on Sunday …

Delhi

World Antibiotic Awareness Week: How over-the-counter antibiotics can threaten your health

With the growth of antibiotic resistance complicating treatments for several diseases in India, we might reach a stage where common infections become …

Medicine

Air pollution: Delhi’s ‘dust’ screen hiding bigger killers

Among PM2.5 and PM10, the most dominant pollutants in Delhi’s air, PM2.5 is deadlier owing to its tinier size—up to 30 times smaller than the width …

Pollution

Panama Papers: Taxmen slap criminal charges under anti-black money Act

<b>New Delhi:</b> Stepping up probe into the Panama Papers, the Income Tax Department has slapped criminal charges under the new anti-black money Act and …

Corruption

BJP first off the block with list of 70 candidates

The BJP on Friday announced its first list of candidates for 70 Assembly constituencies in Gujarat, which includes the top three leaders, Chief …

India

Museum seeks to convince Indians that toilets are not dirty

NEW DELHI (AFP) -<p>A throne with a built-in commode for a French monarch takes pride of place at a New Delhi museum trying to break taboos surrounding toilets in a country where such convenience remains a sensitive issue.<p>The replica of the wooden throne used by King Louis XIV is among a treasure …

India

Thousands participate in Delhi half marathon despite smog, health warnings from doctors

<b>New Delhi:</b> Tens of thousands of runners braved smoggy conditions for the Delhi half marathon on Sunday despite dire health warnings from doctors who …

Pollution

Like it or not, India and China have to ‘live side by side’: Dalai Lama

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>Tibetian spiritual leader Dalai Lama (PTI Photo/File)<p>Referring to the strained ties between India and China in the …

India News

From iPhones to cancer, the India-China relationship is full of irony | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Pickpockets are not uncommon in crowded places in India. Victims are generally realists and tend to quickly resign themselves to their misfortune, …

News (China)

Release of Indian film 'Padmavati' about Rajput queen delayed after protests

REUTERS - The producers of "Padmavati" - a Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a Rajput queen - said on Sunday they had indefinitely delayed …

India

India ‘positively’ responds to Pakistan’s offer about Jadhav

ISLAMABAD: India has ‘positively’ responded to Pakistan’s offer for a meeting between convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife, but made a …

Kulbhushan Jadhav

Power rate at IEX touches a high of Rs7.5 per unit due to coal shortage, say experts

The spot power price had also touched a peak of over Rs10 per unit last month.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Power prices at the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) touched a …

Energy

Delhi smog : Air quality deteriorates to 'very poor', expected to remain for next three days

<b>New Delhi:</b> Hours after slight improvement in the air quality of Delhi-NCR, the national capital again started inhaling toxins as the quality of air …

Pollution

Railways not to seek more funds from Budget: Goyal

New Delhi, Nov 19 (PTI) Indian Railways is not looking at more funds in the upcoming Union Budget for 2018-19 as it is focussed on monetising assets …

India

RBI sets out to create public awareness on banking dos & don’ts

By: PTI | New Delhi |<p>The RBI is planning close to 15 TV commercials, 15 radio spots and 15 print advertisements each year. (File/Photo)<p>The Reserve …

Business (India)

Black money: Swiss parliamentary panel okays auto information exchange with India

. To help check cross-border tax evasion, nearly 100 countries, including India and Switzerland, have so far committed to adopt this global standard …

Adopt

President, Vice-President's salaries lower than top bureaucrats as proposal for hike lies in cold storage

<b>New Delhi:</b> The president and the vice-president continue to get less salaries as compared to the top bureaucrats and service chiefs since the laws …

India

(Upgrading)

Budget deficit may rise in FY18, but will improve in years ahead: Moody's New Delhi, Nov 19 (PTI) Lower taxes and higher public expenditure could …

Economy

IRP approval must for recovering money from defaulter’s bank account: NCLAT

The NCLAT was hearing the plea of Indian Overseas Bank, which is one of the financial creditors of debt-ridden auto component maker Amtek Auto. …

Banking

SC tells Centre to file report on foreign nationals languishing in Indian jails within four weeks

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to "positively" file a report before it on the latest status of foreign nationals, including those …

India

WEATHER SUMMARY

Pune, Nov 19 (PTI) Forecast rainfall for next 24 hours Pune, Nov 19 (PTI) Forecast rainfall for next 24 hours at:East : A few places in Odisha, …

India

Delhi Half Marathon: Rain brings relief as world champs eye titles

<b>New Delhi:</b> Morning showers on Saturday brought relief to organisers of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, settling dust particles floating in the air …

Sports (India)

Finance ministry asks banks to prevent defaulters from buying stressed assets

NPAs of public sector banks have increased to Rs7.33 trillion as of June 2017, from Rs2.78 trillion in March 2015.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> To ensure success of …

Business (India)

‘Road injuries caused 65 per cent more disabilities, early deaths in 2016 compared with 1990’

By: PTI | New Delhi |<p>The highest proportion of disease burden due to injuries is in young adults, it said and was ranked as the 10th leading …

Depression