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Tech giant Google Doodle celebrates Japanese geochemist Katsuko Saruhashi, whose research helped reveal the insidious spread of radioactive fallout from the US nuclear te...

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The agitation that began at around 7 am between Matunga and Dadar stations on all the four lines was called off several hours later. Train services have resumed on the Ce...

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Five members of a family were killed in Pakistan shelling on Sunday morning in Jammu and Kashmir's Balakote area along the line of control (LoC), the border stat...

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From BJP like Kauravas and Modi gives Modi Rs 30,000 crores of your money: Rahul Gandhi's jibe at PM at Congress's plenary session

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The second and last day of the 84th Congress plenary session belonged to Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Upping the ante against the Narendra Modi government, Gandhi slammed it as "modern-day Kaurava...

Strong action will be taken if Facebook tries to influence electoral process in India: Ravi Shankar Prasad claims Congress hired Cambridge Analytica

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Any attempts by Facebook to influence India's electoral process through undesirable means will not be tolerated, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Information and Technology said in a statement to...

A new religion rises: Lingayat gets separate religion status, Congress trump card ahead of Karnataka polls

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The Karnataka government accepted the suggestions of Nagamohan Das committee to form a separate religion status of the Lingayats community. The decision came just a few months before the state assembl...


China will guard its sovereignty: Xi Jinping defend its 'one China principle', warns enemies 'to the bitter end'

by : FnF Desk

President Xi Jinping delivered a blistering nationalist speech, warning against any attempts to split China and touting the country's readiness to fight "the bloody battle" to regain its rightful...

Russia presidential election: After record win, Vladimir Putin says no desire for an arms race

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Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a softer tone towards the West on Monday after winning his biggest ever election victory, saying he had no desire for an arms race and would do everything he co...

39 Indians who were kidnapped, held hostage in Iraq are dead: Sushma Swaraj in Rajya Sabha

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the 39 missing Indians in Iraq have been killed. She was speaking in Rajya Sabha. A moment's silence was observed in the Rajya Sabha after the fo...


Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill passed: Tax free gratuity limit doubled to Rs 20 lakh; know how employees will benefit

by : FnF Correspondent

Parliament today passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, which sought to double the ceiling of tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh and also empower the government to fix tax-free gratuity amount ...

Dozens A320 jets groundedः Everything about the A320neo engine failure & what it means for you

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In the past three decades, technological advances have made engine failures a rare occurrence, with only about 25 (in multi-engine aircraft) a year worldwide, or one engine failure for every million f...

Forbes' 2018 'World's Billionaires' list: Jeff Bezos tops, Bill Gates 2nd on Globe, Mukesh Ambani richest Indian for the 11th year in a row

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Business Tycoon Mukesh Ambani's net worth has soared to $40.1 billion, making him the richest Indian for the 11th year in a row, while Amazon founder Jeff Bezos toppled Bill Gates as the world�...


It's Parker Solar Probe mission: Now you may send your name to the Sun by NASA's 'Hot Ticket'

by : FnF Desk

NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names online to be placed on a microchip aboard its historic solar probe launching this summer. "This probe will journey to a region humanity h...

When President Narayanan said, 'Stephen Hawking represents triumph of human spirit over matter'

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

I recall his visit to India in 2001, after the meeting President Narayanan came out to see off professor Hawking and media persons waiting outside asked Mr. Narayanan about his experiences in interact...

Physical Universe meet: Black holes might be portals to alternate universes, Physicists debating newer theories

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Physicists are constantly debating the nature of these collapsed stars. Physics is deterministic, meaning that knowing exactly what happened in the past, such as the origins of the universe, determine...


Even if the world ends, the music will still survive: Google pays tribute to the Ustad Bismillah Khan on his 102nd birth anniversary with a doodle

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On the 102nd birth anniversary of Shehnai Maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan, Google paid tribute to the musician with a doodle. His music will remain till the end of time, the way he had famously prophesie...

Twisted interpretation of history: Challenging times for artists, filmmakers

by : Amulya Ganguli

At the root of the controversy over the release of the Hindi feature film "Padmavati" is, first, the saffron brotherhood's interpretation of history with a pronounced anti-Muslim bias and, second...

Dave Weckl drums up magic with absandey at the Jazz India circuit, leaves audiences in awe

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With a stellar line-up of prodigious young talent and legends of the genre, the first of Jazz India Circuit's twin concerts organised by Teamwork Arts in the National Capital drove the city'...


The Medical Profession is at Crossroads

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

The medical profession in India is perhaps at its lowest repute. No profession is today as abused by the Indian public, as the doctors. You see doctors being abused, ridiculed, accused of murder/corru...

The malaise of Private Healthcare versus govt's NPHS

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

No investor will venture into a business if no profit is envisioned. Private Hospitals are business establishments and it would be naïve to expect them to be just philanthropic non-profit organizatio...

Diabetes is actually five separate diseases; and these 5 foods to manage it naturally

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Diabetes - or uncontrolled blood sugar levels - is normally split into type 1 and type 2. But researchers in Sweden and Finland think the more complicated picture they have uncovered will usher in an ...

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When President Narayanan said, 'Stephen Hawking represents triumph of human spirit over matter'

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I recall his visit to India in 2001, after the meeting President Narayanan came out to see off profe...

Conduct Rules for whom?

by : Rajeshwar Singal

This may sound like a dilemma, but it is not far from truth. Conduct Rules are meant to govern condu...

Food and Dissent: How food is related to sustainability and climate change

by : Sunita Narain

The idea of secularism is this very idea of India which respects the equality of all. Of course, wit...

Common Man and Judicial System

by : Ravi Kishore

Today every one is talking about judicial accountability i.e. how the whole system of judiciary is t...

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