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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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Is China provoking India to aim at its soft belly?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:34

Vijay Kranti/IANS

Paris climate deal: Song of a dying swan?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2016 - 11:19

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Perception of beauty gave us strength: Mrs India Queen of Substance 2016 Deepika Kumar

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 10:55

They often say, beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder! We all see those beautiful faces on the ramp and aspire to reach such heights.

Apple at loggerheads with the FBI?

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 12:44

Anything that Apple does, makes news. Any software update, new phone launch, or in fact, even an announcement – anything.

Rising Pune Supergiants vs Gujarat Lions: Has MS Dhoni gone wrong with choice of players for IPL 2016?

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 14:18

India's limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is known to make the best use of the players at his disposal.

New lending rate system will perhaps take 6 months or more to work: Deepak Shenoy

By Ashish Pandey | Last Updated: Monday, April 18, 2016 - 16:26

Deepak Shenoy, market expert and founder of Capital Mind, talks about the current fiscal scenario and effect of the recent RBI rate cut on the Indian economy

Indian Premier League: Gujarat Lions, Rising Pune Supergiants set to add new flavor in ninth edition

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 22:40

One of the premier Twenty20 tournaments in the world, Indian Premier League (IPL), enters into its ninth edition with two new teams – Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants – and their arrival c

Virat Kohli: Facets which define the supreme rise of star Indian batsman

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:31

Virat Kohli – the mainstay of the Indian batting line-up, has been receiving massive praise from the cricket fraternity for his ability to soak pressure when the going gets tough.

Sachin Tendulkar to bat for ‘Skill India’ campaign

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 17:17

The government has roped in the cricket sensation for highlighting its skill development programme.

WB Assembly Elections 2016: Will Mamata Banerjee be able to retain Bengal?

By Sushmita Dutta | Last Updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 23:14

What initially appeared to be a cakewalk for Mamata Banerjee and her party Trinamool Congress (TMC), the 2016 West Assembly State Elections has now taken an intense turn.

Assam Assembly Elections 2016: An overview

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 23:17

By - Manisha Singh/Sanjeeb Baruah

In a nutshell

GRC will become the hub for all gender activities in Bihar: Dr N Vijaya Lakshmi

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 10:51

Narendra Modi's rural income promise leaves farmers, experts cold

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, April 8, 2016 - 12:56

Narendra Modi may also have to allow farm gate prices to rise fast, agricultural and economic experts said, jeopardising a key policy of his first two years in office: keeping inflation in check to appeal to India`s swelling middle class.

Indian Premier League 2016: Batting powerhouse Royal Challengers Bangalore seek maiden title

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 16:36

Virat Kohli’s belligerent knock against Australia offered troubled liquor baron Vijay Mallya a sense of momentary satisfaction.

As Apple plots India push, Samsung stakes turf with revamped phones

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, April 8, 2016 - 09:46

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is regaining smartphone share in India with a revamped line-up packed with special features including a safety mode for motorcyclists, as rival Apple Inc readies a renewed push into the world`s fastest-growing market.

Convincing victory or fractured mandate in Kerala?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:04

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South Asian integration: More actionable steps needed

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:00

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West Bengal Election 2016: TMC appears set to retain power despite CPM-Congress alliance

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 17:28

Biswajit Jha

Would you leave an accident victim dying on the road?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 16:48

According to the latest report by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), on an average, 387 people die daily due to road crashes in India.

'Bipolar disorder sixth leading cause of disability in the world'

By Salome Phelamei | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 20:34

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by periods of depression and periods of elevated mood.

Hate speech accused three times more successful in elections

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 09:28

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The race against time that Belgium lost

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 09:19

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Why India shouldn't worry about Nepal's 'China card'

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 10:14

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Investors should not try to speculate but just invest rightly: Sandip Sabharwal

By Ashish Pandey | Last Updated: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 16:35

Overall we should do better than other EM’s unless there is a huge commodity rally which will shift the scales in front of India and China.

No water, no jobs: How water shortages threaten jobs and growth

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 12:33

An estimated three out of four jobs globally are dependent on water, meaning that shortages and lack of access are likely to limit economic growth in the coming decades, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

World Twenty20: Steve Smith's Australia out to defy history and go for the kill

By Rajdeep Saha | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 09:37

The scenario of landing a maiden World Twenty20 trophy could not have come at a better time for Steve Smith led Australia, especially when they are ruling the globe as the numero uno team in both T