Opinion
Sweltering heat continues in Haryana, Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Sweltering heat continued across Haryana and Punjab on Monday with most areas experiencing maximum temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.

Jio signs $1 bn loan to finance goods procured from Samsung, Ace Technologies

MUMBAI: Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL) has signed a $1 billion equivalent term loan facility covered by Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-SURE) on June 22, 2018, a company statement said here on Monday.

Assam flood: Death toll is 23, situation better

GUWAHATI: Two more people died due to floods in Cachar district of Barak Valley in Assam on Monday, taking the death toll to 23, even as the overall flood situation improved in the state.

To what end are PSBs continuing to finance coal-fired power?

The government's announcement to soon tender out 100 GW of solar power in one go is somewhat an ambitious step towards transition to clean energy, compared to the previous largest tender of 10 GW -- which is likely to be opened in July.

Characters from the Past: Historic figures in fiction and those left out

"The whole Earth is the sepulchre of famous men.." observed ancient Greek statesman Pericles in a memorial ceremony, noting that their story doesn't only survive on their gravestones, but "lives on far away..." Nobody knows this better than the writers who focus on or otherwise bring in historical personages into their works, making them feel real than renowned but remote figures from the past.

Xiaomi aims to raise up to $6.1 bn in Hong Kong IPO

BELJING: Eyeing one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Saturday announced details of its initial public offering (IPO) of possibly up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong and its proposed listing on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

Traditional apparels get a modern twist at Weaves of India

Scorching heat is a constant feature of Indian summer. Hence the attire should suit the climate and make you feel comfortable. When it comes to the choice of material, the best choice is pure cotton and silk. Their porous nature helps the skin breathe and thus keeps the body cool. So, if you want to enjoy this summer,

Journey of two friends, two doctors in their late twenties

Twenty six years back- two friends’ two doctors in their late twenties decided they wanted to follow their dreams. They wanted to set up a Centre of Excellence in diagnostic pathology and bring to the door step the highest quality of testing anyone, anywhere in the world could offer.


Here's why the 90-day 'golden period' in post-stroke rehabilitation is vital

A stroke can hit anyone at any age. India reports more than 1.8 million cases every year, of which almost 15 per cent affect people in their 30s and 40s.

Laughter: A diagnosis, and some personal prescriptions

Laughter is our audible reaction, usually involuntary, to something that amuses us -- yet, it is a complex emotional expression that can also serve as a gesture of bravado, contempt or even desperation or a sign of mental imbalance. Consequently, it has been viewed variously down the ages and, likewise, so used in literature.

Two Muslims near the very top in British politics'

The three column, six inch-deep headline on page 1 of the Daily Telegraph caught my eye: "Doors open to thousands more skilled migrants."

Mid-term poll will call Kejriwal's bluff

The biggest argument against granting full statehood to Delhi is Arvind Kejriwal himself. If an election leads to the elevation of what a former Union Home Minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde, called a "yeda" Chief Minister -- yeda is a Marathi word for unhinged -- when referring to Kejriwal, then the risk of elevating the status of the national capital cannot be taken.

Amazing-but-true reports from North Korea

Pity us poor reporters. This columnist covered a North Korean election in the 1990s. There was only one candidate! So for the first and only time in my life, I wrote a firm, confident prediction about who would win an election.

What are the reasons that Gynecomastia is on rise?

In today's time, sedentary lifestyles/lack of physical activity is also very much on the rise due to excessive indulgence in recreational activities on smartphones. Social media like Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, etc are very addictive due to the very personalized content delivery on these channels. Pollution in cities and unsafe environments are forcing parents

In 'post-war' Afghanistan, children's lives still scarred by violence and fear Tobacco- major cause of 11 lakhs annual deaths Finding the path to reviving India's banking system Geodiversity map of Sikkim Himalayas to aid conservation Opposition joins hands even as doves in RAW and ISI coo Karnataka shadow on Modi's 4th anniversary Grasping at straws: Pathetic state of biofuels in India Ramadan ceasefire In Kashmir meaningless if media war continues Why it's important to teach students ethics of work Policy clarity needed to allay fears over privatisation Oil prices: Government between a rock and a hard place IPL a good arena to test a player's temperament Banning lead shot: Good for birds & people Sherrin Varghese backs up Richa Chadha after being trolled for saving Hinduism from hinduites Why many actresses prefer to tie knot outside industry Rise of regional leaders in Congress How art found me and the upsurge in opportunities Adherence, denunciation and inspiration: Freud and his legacy Probit regression model can almost accurately predict election outcomes Creating international platforms for Indian arts India's dream high-speed train project remains in studying stage Opposition unity: Not easy to achieve Global perception of India has taken a beating Focus on employability, not just academics in choosing foreign varsity: India must save itself from the plastic peril Is the economy out of the woods yet? Why smartphone dual-branding won't work in India Indigo's Aditya Ghosh, and his 'Before Time Departure' When 'foolproof' epics go horribly wrong Can Yechury stitch together an anti-BJP coalition?
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