The recent derailing incidents put the focus on ensuring track safety.some that arenft past even 25% of their lifespan are showing fractures. But after the Elphinstone Road tragedy in Mumbai, the focus must be widened to en
One of the plot points in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged is the invention of an alloy far stronger, durable and lighter than steel called “Rearden metal”, named after Hank Rearden, the fictional industrialist who invents it
The members of The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists' Science and Security Board have reset the Doomsday Clock, an analogy for the threat of future global catastrophe that could wipe out humans, to two and a half minutes from mid
Towards the end of February, a study published in the British Medical Journal generated a lot of buzz. A review of 204 earlier works on the subject, it found that obesity is strongly linked to 11 different cancers.
With political funding being a preferred channel to launder black money in the country, finance minister Arun Jaitley announced a R2,000 cap on donations where the source need not be disclosed—well below the current R20,000
While the infrastructure for education in the country may have improved, there has been little improvement in learning, reports Sarthak Ray in New Delhi, citing ASER 2016 (Annual Status of Education Report).
What should India’s young expect—for themselves and for the nation—from the years that are yet to come? More importantly, how does their present reconcile with the million hopes they harbour of the future? These questio
Sharing of Cauvery waters between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu has historically been a contentious issue. Though the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) gave its final order in 2007, it has frequently triggered protests in bot