November 21, 2014
By muting all communication, the library amplifies the lovers’ silent sign system, forcing them to invent their private language
United Nations, Nov 18
With 356 million 10-24-year-olds, India has the world’s largest youth population despite having a smaller population than China, a latest UN report said today.
China is second with 269 mi...
November 7, 2014
We dig for the truth. So you don't have to.
October 31, 2014
Name of the job
The holidays are over. Time to get back to work. This week we look at a few unusual jobs and titles. 1 Ronald Klain is the latest American to be an...
October 24, 2014
From Patna to Poughkeepsie — the map of my belonging belongs to family rather than place »
October 13, 2014
RK Pachauri, Director-General of The Energy Resources Institute, seems to have inadvertently leaked the name of the new chief of the revamped Planning Commission. At an event in Delhi this...
Washington, Oct 11
US President Barack Obama today congratulated Indian anti-child labour activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai on winning the Nobel Peace Prize, saying this is a victory...
New Delhi, Oct 10
The shared Nobel Peace Prize 2014 for an Indian, Kailash Satyarthi, a crusader against child labour, is both a feather in India’s cap, as well as a grim reminder of the scourge that persists, lar...
November 21, 2014
They have been caught on CCTV, stealing metal and machinery from industrial units in Ghaziabad. But the cops are nowhere near nabbing this fleet-footed all-woman crew »
Mumbai, November 19
Terror group’s atrocities tarnish brand identity of firms sharing the name
New Delhi, Nov 13
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to convene a meeting of chief secretaries of all the states within 10 days to find out the steps taken by them so far to provide shelter to homeless person...
New Delhi, October 31
A nominal tax of 1.5% on the super rich could have saved lives of 23 m people
Mumbai, Oct 29
18% of expats in India draw over $250,000 per year in salary, report greater savings
Mumbai, Oct 22
It is that time of the year to indulge in lights and fireworks, but does your pet enjoy Diwali as much as you do?
“Whilst Diwali celebrations can be great fun for people, pets can b...
New York, Oct 10
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who blew the whistle on the US government's mass surveillance programmes, has been reunited in Russia with his long-time girlfr...
October 10, 2014
K Chandrashekar Rao’s message is clear: if you are not with me, you are against the state
OSLO, Oct 10
An Indo-Pak and Hindu-Muslim combination of Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai today shared the Nobel Peace Prize honours for 2014 for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-...