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Skill India Mission: Kaushal Bharat Kushal Bharat

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 13:32

India will develop in real terms only when its social indicators point to reduction in poverty and improvements in living standards.

Dance with the devil: What Manchester United under Jose Mourinho might be like

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:08

Mourinho will deliver what he promised but in the process alter the character of the club forever. 

Our key mandate in India is to reduce rural poverty: Rasha Omar, IFAD

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 12:41

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Hamid Ansari's Morocco visit will boost strategic partnership with India: Larbi Reffouh

By Reema Sharma | Last Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 16:11

In an exclusive interview with Reema Sharma of Zee Media Group, Larbi Reffouh, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco in India spoke on relationship between India-­Morocco economic relations, bilateral ties et al.

India Inc shows growth spreading by end of Modi's sophomore year

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:22

Though headline growth figures make India one of the world`s fastest growing economies, weak private investment and low capacity utilisation rates have painted a less rosy picture.

Beyond Leicester City and Premier League: Understanding English football's pyramid

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 11:41

A guide to many tiers and levels of football in England.

Manchester United: Were the Red Devils wrong in sacking Louis van Gaal?

By Guest | Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 16:31

Jose Mourinho is expected to replace his former mentor LVG at Old Trafford.

Gautam Deb: The man behind Mamata's successful Mission North Bengal

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 17:21

Biswajit Jha

All religions are used by men to control women: Mona Eltahawy

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:18

Egyptian-American Mona Eltahawy, an award-winning journalist and a vocal speaker on women’s rights believes that all religions are used by men to control women.

Working towards a technology which enables consumer to control electrical appliances at home sitting in office: TPDDL CEO Praveer Sinha

By Ashish Pandey | Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 13:33

We are below 9 percent now. The losses have been brought down from 53 percent when Tata Power took over in 2002.

With implementation of UDAY scheme, power and coal demand will grow: Coal Secretary Anil Swarup

By Ashish Pandey | Last Updated: Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 07:22

Anil Swarup, Coal Secretary India, discusses in detail how the ministry managed to achieve an extraordinary turnaround for Coal India when it was facing a serious production crisis of its lifetime. He also believes that power and coal demand will grow soon, subsequent to implementation of UDAY scheme

It's 'Mamata wave' in West Bengal as voters reject Congress-Left alliance

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Friday, May 20, 2016 - 15:17

Undeterred by an acrimonious campaign by her opponents - Left, Congress and the BJP - that saw her party confronting allegations of corruption, Mamata Banerjee has once again proved that she still

Kerala election result: Significance of 'Rajettan' entering Kerala Assembly with a lotus

By Ajith Vijay Kumar | Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 18:38

Rajagopal has now entered history books as the first ever BJP MLA in Kerala.

Assembly Election Results: The story of Queen Bees and a Blooming Lotus

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Friday, May 20, 2016 - 18:19

After the terrible drubbing BJP faced in Delhi and Bihar, Amit Shah seems to have revived his Midas touch capturing power in Assam for the first time and opening an account in Kerala.

Drought, floods or hail, UP at centre of all political slugfest

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 12:36

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Women as a vote bank: Not a win-win for politicos

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 11:40

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Kerala Assembly Elections 2016: Overview - Key issues, candidates, alliances and poll scenario

By Kamna Arora | Last Updated: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 12:16

The stage is all set for a game changer election in Kerala. Voting for the new 140-member Kerala Assembly will take place on May 16 and counting will be done on May 19.

Kerala Assembly Elections 2016: Overview - Key issues, candidates, alliances and poll scenario

By Ankita Bhandari | Last Updated: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 12:16

The stage is all set for a game changer election in Kerala. Voting for the new 140-member Kerala Assembly will take place on May 16 and counting will be done on May 19.

Modi reforms flicker in rural India, other big challenges remain

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, May 13, 2016 - 15:54

For Indian farmer Sompal Singh, the light bulb that flickers outside his mud hut home is a symbol of progress: the first time electricity from the grid has reached his remote village since independence in 1947.

Skeletons in the closet: India bad loans getting messier

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 18:23

India's bad-loans problem looks much worse than lenders have been willing to acknowledge, heaping pressure on banks` profits and further tightening the screws on distressed debt that could be bigger than New Zealand`s USD 170 billion economy.

 

China, Taiwan add tourists to their squabbles

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 14:05

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Will Priyanka be the Congress face in UP?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 09:33

Amulya Ganguli/IANS

Uttar Pradesh is up for grabs in next year's assembly elections.

Two years of the Modi govt: Pluses and minuses

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 09:31

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Ditto TV review: This OTT app will pleasantly surprise you

By Reema Sharma | Last Updated: Friday, May 6, 2016 - 23:43

While the market is full of OTT content providers, it is time you have a look at– Ditto TV, India's first ever linear OTT TV platform.

Five indicators of India's looming demographic disaster

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 19:39

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Land reforms fail, 5% of India’s farmers control 32% land

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 12:28

Sumit Chaturvedi/IANS

Why it is difficult to reverse more than half-a-century of land-reform failures?

Swachh Bharat mission fails March 2016 urban-trash targets

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 19:30

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Indian Mathematician mimics viruses to design smallest self-assembling structures

By Guest | Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 22:13

In an interesting twist, this work may even shed light on virus self-assembly just as our understanding of some nanoscale biomolecular motors unexpectedly related to rotary car engines

Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:47

When Iran took delivery of the first parts of an advanced Russian air defence system this month, it paraded the anti-aircraft missile launchers sent by Moscow to mark Army Day.

Is India ready for the 'thinnest' laptop age?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:43

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