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Negative emissions

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James Hansen, a noted climate scientist and lead author of ‘Young people's burden: requirement of negative CO2 emissions,’ warns that th
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What is Sohum?

What is Sohum?

The indigenously developed newborn hearing screening device SOHUM was formally launched by the Minister of State for Science and Technology
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Vice-President Election

Vice-President Election

As the race for Vice President gets underway, it’s the NDA’s newly nominated candidate, Venkaiah Naidu, facing off against the Oppositio
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Right to privacy

Right to privacy

The Supreme Court on July 18 referred to a nine-judge constitution bench the question whether right to privacy is a fundamental right on whi
19 Jul 2017, 03:04 AM IST
Dahi Handi

Dahi Handi

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government to clarify the grounds for classifying 'Dahi Handi' as an adventure sport i
18 Jul 2017, 02:33 AM IST

What is Iran N-deal?

15 Jul 2017, 11:13 PM IST

What is drought?

15 Jul 2017, 03:36 AM IST

String of Pearls

14 Jul 2017, 03:16 AM IST

Quantum Internet

13 Jul 2017, 03:48 AM IST

Mission Pariwar Vikas

12 Jul 2017, 02:58 AM IST

Foreign donations

11 Jul 2017, 02:28 AM IST

Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC)

10 Jul 2017, 04:59 AM IST

Summit of G20

08 Jul 2017, 03:50 AM IST

India’s chicken neck

07 Jul 2017, 03:47 AM IST

Demand for Bodoland

06 Jul 2017, 01:34 AM IST

The anti human trafficking bill

05 Jul 2017, 04:36 AM IST

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China-India face-off at Sikkim border

On June 4, Bhutanese soldiers objected to a road party of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) which visited Doklam area along Sindo_Bhutanese  to lay a motorable road. Doklam plateau
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The first ever Industry-Academia mission to accelerate biopharmaceutical development in India will be formally launched by the Cabinet Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sc
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Not in My Name

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The Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Moscow would respond if the US pulled out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), a senior Russian senator Konstantin Kosachev, head of the upper house Committee for
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Specially Designated Global Terrorist

The US State Department on Monday designated Kashmiri militant leader and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen supreme commander Syed Salahuddin as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) and
28 Jun 2017, 03:05 AM IST

AFSP Act

Citing last week's clashes with CPI-M workers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday demanded the imposition of AFSPA in Tripura while the ruling Left accused it of unleashing
27 Jun 2017, 05:20 AM IST

City Liveability Index

Cities with new found confidence, awareness, enthusiasm and competitive spirit are driving urban transformation which is crucial for Transformation of India. A sense of healthy com
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Nano Satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 co-passenger satellites carried by India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C38) on
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Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)

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Cartosat

India on Friday will launch its earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series weighing 712 kg and 30 co-passenger satellites (29 foreign, one Indian) with its rocket Polar Satellit
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Clean Ganga Mission

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21 Jun 2017, 03:25 AM IST

Electric rocket engines

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Endangered species protection

Environmentalists, activists of marine conservation and academics are demanding that octopus be included in the list of endangered species to stop its overexploitation for exports
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Quantum entanglement

For the first time, China has successfully sent pairs of entangled photons from a satellite in orbit to three ground stations in the country each separated by more than 1,200-km, i
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Big data evolution

In 2018, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be fully implemented with the primary goal to “give citizens back control of their personal data.”
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Corporate social responsibility

For the first time, the Central government is planning to conduct a study for assessing the impact of corporate social responsibility projects undertaken by various public sector f
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Options trading

Sebi on Tuesday allowed options trading in commodities to deepen the market but will permit each exchange to launch options on futures of only one commodity initially and asked bou
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Freedom of Press

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