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Change behaviour to ease India's tough 'swachh' dream

Published on 28-Aug-2015

Barely had the dust and excitement of the Independence Day action settled on the Red Fort in Old Delhi, for the second time in the......

Pop low dose aspirin, cut colon cancer risk

Published on 28-Aug-2015

Regularly taking low-dose aspirin or other common pain relievers may lower long-term risk of colon cancer, new research suggests.

India finally faces up to an ugly reality

Published on 28-Aug-2015
India, today, ismoreaware than ever before of the grim environmental horrors of its cities and towns. They relate to raw sewage,waste and open defecation,which exacerbate childhoodmalnourishment, and cause diseases like hepatitis and cholera. NYT

Every society has its articles of faith: "This is a free country"; "Islam is a religion of peace." The strength of a society depends...

Novel contraceptive choices for women

Published on 27-Aug-2015

Thanks to advances in medical technology all you need to do is to pick a contraceptive method that is right for you, with a little......

Jimmy Carter's unheralded legacy

Published on 27-Aug-2015
MISUNDERSTOOD: Some presidents have an indefinable quality of making half a loaf seem like a victory, but JImmy Carter did not really recognise politics as the art of the possible. The fruit of some of Carter's greatest achievements came only after he left office. NYT

As Jimmy Carter moves into the twilight of his life, it is enormously frustrating for those of us who worked closely with him in the...

Wrong to penalise Kannada film bodies for dubbing

Published on 27-Aug-2015

The Competition Commission of India has penalised the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC), the Karnataka Television Association (KTVA)..

Best for hot flashes in cancer survivors

Published on 27-Aug-2015

Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture...

Leadership discord can stump Congress in Punjab

Published on 27-Aug-2015

The altering political canvas in border state Punjab has remained susceptible to persistent bouts of uncertainty for the last...

Mercenaries? India's forgotten soldiers

Published on 27-Aug-2015
Forgotten Heroes: The Narendra Modi government had announced that it would build a monument to India's fallen soldiers, honouring a long-standing promise to the armed forces . Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia

The first time I ever saw my grandfather's name written out was in a leather-bound register of a thousand pages. Each page was busy with...

Premature babies at high risk of ADHD

Published on 25-Aug-2015

The more premature a child is born, the higher the likelihood of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

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Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal showcases a creation by designer Bugatti during Lakme Fashion...

Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal showcases a creation by designer Bugatti during Lakme Fashion...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours gymnast Dipa Karmakar with Arjuna Award 2015...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours gymnast Dipa Karmakar with Arjuna Award 2015...

Malayali women light lamps at Lord Ayyappa Temple on the occasion of Onam festival...

Malayali women light lamps at Lord Ayyappa Temple on the occasion of Onam festival...

Mahants and sadhus from various Akharas arrive for the first Royal Bath of the Kumbh Mela...

Mahants and sadhus from various Akharas arrive for the first Royal Bath of the Kumbh Mela...

Indian women tie Rakhis onto the wrists of Indian BSF soldiers during the Raksha Bandhan...

Indian women tie Rakhis onto the wrists of Indian BSF soldiers during the Raksha Bandhan...

Women and Children from various segments of society tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister...

Women and Children from various segments of society tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister...

Muslim women tie rakhis to police officials on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan...

Muslim women tie rakhis to police officials on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours tennis player Sania Mirza with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours tennis player Sania Mirza with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna...

School girls tying Rakhi on the wrists of BSF personnel during celebrations of Raksha Bandhan...

School girls tying Rakhi on the wrists of BSF personnel during celebrations of Raksha Bandhan...

Ex-servicemen celebrate Raksha Bandhan even as they continue their...

Ex-servicemen celebrate Raksha Bandhan even as they continue their...

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