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Tiger conservation strategies in disarray

Published on 29-Apr-2016

On the eve of the third Asia Ministerial Conference inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Bollywood takes on gay lives as film focus

Published on 29-Apr-2016
BREAKING SHACKLES: Manoj Bajpayee in 'Aligarh,' amovie about a professor at Aligarh Muslim University who was hounded out of his job, and eventually found dead, after he was discovered to be gay.

Bollywood has a long history of portraying gay characters with clichés or using them as an...

A legal system in crisis without empirical data

Published on 29-Apr-2016

Much about legal issues in India is not known through empirical data. Even in the policy circles...

General Mills, 7-Eleven join venture crowd

Published on 28-Apr-2016
Forging alliances: General Mills, the maker of Cheerios cereal, is part of a growing number of old-economy companies that have  joined technology companies to create venture capital funds. AP

At first glance, the maker of Cheerios and Cocoa Puffs might not fit the image of a cutting-edge venture capital investor...

Closing gaps in immunisation scheme

Published on 28-Apr-2016

Perhaps in no other health programme is bridging the gap between 'haves' and 'havenots' as important as it is in the immunisation programme...

GDP growth calls for holistic traffic management

Published on 28-Apr-2016

T he odd-even rule is back in Delhi till the end of April and could well be a regular fortnightly feature going forward...

Going beyond judicial appointments for clearance of cases

Published on 27-Apr-2016

Years ago, Justice Krishna Iyer was received by almost all the judges of the Allahabad High Court...

Europe's effort to rein in Google backfires

Published on 27-Apr-2016
counter-effective: A landmark court ruling intended to rein in Google has instead put it at the forefront of Europe's enforcement of Internet privacy. Now, European regulators have handed over the review powers to the tech giant, citing data protection rules. Reuters

Google is a top target for European regulators and privacy watchdogs, who openly fear and distrust its dominance...

Why older technologies die hard

Published on 27-Apr-2016

For a glimpse of what teenagers are into these days, all you have to do is visit Abbot Kinney Boulevard in the Venice...

Tackling deep-rooted corruption in India

Published on 26-Apr-2016
battle ground zero: In India, anti-corruption efforts have been fuelled by citizens' protests and a vibrant, free news media. nyt

Several years ago, I traveled to India as an official for the US State Department. The United States government has stringent rules about gifts.

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A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...