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The 24.82-km-long corridor on the Magenta Line, part of the Phase-III project is slated to be inaugurated on May 28. "It has been designed as a five-level station (r...

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The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has ordered the closure of Sterlite Copper Smelter plant in Thoothukudi with immediate effect and disconnected electricity ...

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Just before the floor test, Congress' Ramesh Kumar was elected as the speaker after the BJP candidate withdrew his nomination. Nearly a week after the BJP's BS ...

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Country

President visits an exhibition on DAE at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, inaugurates DAE facilities

by : FnF Correspondent

President Ram Nath Kovind, visited an exhibition on Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) technologies at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Trombay, Mumbai. He also inaugurated DAE facilities th...

School Education in India needs an overhaul

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

Education is a process of facilitating learning, acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. A significant portion of training imparted in our country is wasteful. This bitter, hars...

Rajyavardhan Rathore, new I&B min says govt has no plans to regulate news portal

by : Ruchi

Newly-appointed Information and Broadcasting (I&B) minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday stressed that the media should adopt self-regulation and asserted that the government has no plans to...

World

With 10 times stronger than Hiroshima bomb is really North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons?

by : FnF Desk

North Korea will never completely give up its nuclear weapons, a top defector said ahead of leader Kim Jong Un's landmark summit with US President Donald Trump next month....

'These aren't people, These are animals': Donald Trump draws rebuke during immigration talk with his remark on MS-13 gang members

by : FnF Desk

While railing against California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the border illegally as "animals" — drawing a sharp rebuke...

India's Nepal hand holding: Railway links, Arun III & Ramayan circuit to boost tourism

by : Radhika

In the backdrop of Prime Minister Oli's visit it was agreed upon to maintain the momentum generated by the visit by taking effective measures for the implementation of all the agreements and unde...

Business

India to be the partner country for Ambiente 2019, 2nd Asian nation after Japan

by : FnF Correspondent

India will be the new partner country for Ambiente, Europe's mega exposition of living, dining and gifting items, next year. India takes over the baton from the Netherlands which was the partner ...

Rs 130 billion PNB fraud: Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi on CBI plea

by : FnF Correspondent

A special CBI court in Mumbai has issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi in connection with the cases related to over $2 billion bank...

Xiaomi becomes India's Apple, logs record 31 percent market share in Q1

by : FnF Desk

Xiaomi has once again topped the Indian smartphone market, with two global market research firms on Tuesday reporting an over 31 per cent market share for the Chinese smartphone maker -- a whopping 15...

Others

The Nouns they are a' Verbing…

by : Dr Rakhee Goyal

One day, I wined with myself, bedded with some beautiful thoughts, and lucked into writing about my view that toyed with nouns, verbing them into newer embodiments, and flooding them into the never se...

When Alienation pervades everywhere

by : Swayamprava Sahu

Being a person of great talent, Karl Marx had the right perception and ability to foresee the future and he must have had that perception and logic while developing the concept of "Alienation” in a ...

Óscar Arias Sánchez: The Peacemaker

by : Huma Siddiqui

It's a pleasant day in Costa Rica. A light drizzle on a cloudy day, just what soothes ones travel tired nerves. We walk through the spacious home to the library. The table has small notebooks wit...

Entertainment

Dadasaheb Phalke: Google celebrates father of Indian Cinema's 148th birth anniversary with doodle

by : FnF Correspondent

Tech giant Google marked the 148th birth anniversary of the father of Indian Cinema Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke with a Doodle. From a young age, Dadasaheb Phalke devel...

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...

National Film Awards 2018 ceremony: What a protocol Mahamahim! It's a goof-up of your office; film industry disappointed

by : FnF Correspondent

If the President secretariat works properly and not stuck about so called newly adopted protocol, the National Film Awards ceremony 2018 may becomes a big hit and controversy may be avoided. Many regi...

Health

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...

Will our villages ever get good medical care!

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

A vast majority of our country's population resides in rural areas where they do not have access to primary healthcare. Providing quality pastoral health care is the state responsibility, which s...

After a protein which can treat triple-negative breast cancer; now a potential drug identified

by : FnF Desk

Scientists, including an Indian-American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies....

Editor's Blog

Oped: Hindutva, Jobs or Farmers, whats the deal this season

by : Priti Prakash

Its just few months before the 2019 general elections will be declared. Political parties have sound...

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Should the security forces be given free hand to deal with terrorists in J&K?

Bloggers Spot

Tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

Today is observed as Ambedkar Jayanti. While in JNU in late 1970s we never studied about Ambedkar. ...

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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