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British law minister Shailesh Vara is in India to “explore possibilities if UK lawyers could be allowed to do business in India”. On a three-day visit, Vara met his India counterpart Ra
Predictions about the future with the help of statistical modeling, machine learning and data mining have been used in society and science for long. The question, however, has always been the acc
Wheat is one of the crops that have been given a go-ahead for genetically modified (GM) crop field trials in India. But, experts say as far as wheat is concerned there is no need for GM as of now.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh has said that he would never “let anything” spoil his relationship with prime minister Narendra Modi, who has been steering the country through difficu
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formed on August 8, 1967, comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. There were several factors that led to the
When the rush of the work day is over, when the frictions and frustrations are still lingering over, when the mind refuses to be amused by TV and internet, a small voice from inside asks, what is a
The Indian Railways is finally waking up to the full potential of digital technology. The Indian railway catering and tourism corporation (IRCTC) launched the next generation electronic ticketing s
Close on the heels of the UK’s deputy prime minister Nick Clegg’s visit to India, its law minister Shailesh Vara will be on a three-day India visit starting September 1.
Housing is a challenge for India and the key ingredient to provide access to housing in different brackets is information, says Jagan Shah, director, National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA). Sha
Prime minister Narendra Modi in his maiden visit for a bilateral trip outside of the subcontinent is visiting Japan from August 30 to September 3. Though earlier he was expected to fly into Tokyo,
Telangana has 91 lakh ‘white ration cards’ – issued to families below poverty line (BPL). It had a small problem, and raised a few antennas: the entire state has 84 lakh household
With the supreme court order asking realty giant DLF to deposit the penalty imposed on it by the competition commission of India (CCI) for abusing its dominant position in the market, there is caus
The Shahabad malnutrition treatment centre, in Rajasthan’s southeastern district of Baran, may perhaps never have existed and little Satish Sahariya (name changed) would probably not have bee
Taking a step ahead towards digital literacy in India, government of India has launched its new domain Dot Bharat. Ravi Shankar Prasad, union minister of communication and IT and La
The department of electronics and information technology (DeitY) has set a target of making 32,000 common services centres (CSCs) as business correspondents by March 2015. CSC is a