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Prannoy Roy Vs CBI Raids: Issue Turns Uglier?

With Arun Shourie and other journalists supporting Prannoy Roy over the CBI raids on an ICICI Bank default case involving Rs.48 crore, the stark question is whether it was an isolated incident of financial impropriety or muzzling press freedom by the authorities. Ironic but the answer is positive for both. The bank loan issue relates to an old 2008 case ...

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IPL 2017 Today Match: RCB vs Delhi Daredevils Preview, Live Streaming Info, Prediction, Who Will Win?

The Delhi Daredevils will take on injury-struck Royal Cahllengers Bangalore in their first appearance in IPL 2017 today, Saturday, which is the fifth Match in the 10th series. It is being held in M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru and hosts are gearing up for initial points after their defeat in the opening play at Hyderabad. Match 5, IPL 2017: Delhi Daredevils vs ...

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Black, Hispanics Keen to Learn Computers Than Whites: US Google Report

Google has released new findings after a joint study with Gallup that investigates the demographic inequities in K-12 computer science (CS) education in two reports, Diversity Gaps in Computer Science: Exploring the Underrepresentation of Girls, Blacks and Hispanics and Trends in the State of Computer Science in U.S. K-12 Schools. They surveyed 16,000 nationally representative groups of students, parents, teachers, ...

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Justice Denied, JNU Dwindles into Dark Hole

It was 30 years ago when a DTC 615 bus was abruptly stopped at Munirka and goons entered the bus asking “Are You from JNU?” and kicked all those who said yes and those who resembled even slightly as a student, including a friend and classmate of Nirmala Seetharaman, currently the BJP minister. Now that three decades have passed by, ...

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Coffee or Tea? Coffee too is Good for Your Heart!

A new study has found that there is no relation between drinking coffee and an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. The research includes a meta-analysis of four other studies, making it the largest study its kind, involving nearly 250,000 individuals over the course of 12 years to investigate a ...

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Why Sports Stadiums Do Not Spur Economic Growth?

Not surprising but many economists have in the past traced the root-cause of the current Greek crisis to its hosting the historic Olympics in 2004. Greece went beyond its means to host the massive event putting up new infrastructure in place with stadiums to hold 301 events. But never did the country recovered from the economic loss it suffered as ...

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Forget Global Warming, Earth May Witness ‘Little Ice Age’ from 2030 to 2040: Russian, UK Scientists

In this 1677 painting by Abraham Hondius, "The Frozen Thames, looking Eastwards towards Old London Bridge," people are shown enjoying themselves on the ice. CREDIT Museum of London

The recurrence of the intense cold period similar to the one that raged the Earth during the “Little Ice Age” freezing the world in the 17th and early 18th centuries may occur again from 2030 to 2040, said scientists in their conclusions at the the National Astronomy Meeting in Llandudno in Wales. The alarming findings were presented by Prof. V.Zharkova ...

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Coffee or tea? Which One is Better Healthwise?

A recent study has shown that people consuming three to five cups of coffee a day have the lowest risk of clogged arteries and heart attacks. The latest finding was by the Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Seoul in South Korea, which examined the link between coffee consumption and the presence of coronary artery calcium (CAC) which is an early indicator of coronary ...

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Time to Scrap IAS ?

D.K. Ravi Kumar’s death, purportedly by committing suicide, is a telling reason why the higher echelons of the country should overhaul the Indian Administrative Service or Indian Police Service, as they cannot ensure their independence and safety any more. The hype around the IAS was created on the lines of ICS that was reminiscent of the colonial masters’ tool to ...

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ICC World Cup 2015: Will Dhoni, Raina Luck Prove Effective against Bangladesh in Next Match?

By Veturi Srivatsa      The talk in television studios is already about India’s semifinal opponents, hurdling over the quarterfinal against Bangladesh. That’s the kind of confidence Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s boys have instilled. Just to jog the captain’s memory, the Bangladeshis might take him back to 2007 in the Caribbean. That was a World Cup wherein the Indians suffered performance ...

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Why Modi Lost Delhi? Failed on Corporatization Front?

By Saeed Naqvi  Politicians and pundits across the country have been served notice by the Delhi electorate: please take a bow and make way. Mingled with the voter’s ecstasy is a primeval cry: we are tired of old politics. Meanwhile Kejriwal’s cup runneth over. “Dene waley mujhe dena hain to itna de de Phir mujhe shikwa e kotahiye daaman ho ...

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Can Arvind Kejriwal deliver on his promises?

With the overwhelming vote from the people of Delhi in his favour, Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal has been saddled with the challenging responsibility of meeting the collective and varied aspirations of the 17 million residents inhabiting one of the world’s largest and most densely populated cities. Delhi’s unique position as a city-state and India’s capital ensures that the four civic ...

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What a Delhi poll defeat means to BJP?

A defeat in the Delhi assembly elections, as predicted by exit polls, is bound to hit the BJP hard and shatter the aura of invincibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, analysts say. Although the Bharatiya Janata Party has declared that the Delhi outcome cannot be considered a referendum on Modi’s government, few think that it won’t dent his or the ...

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World Cup History: How ruthless Australia regained trophy?

By Kushal Chakraborty Australia got over a poor start to pulverise opponents with sheer ruthlessness and lifted the World Cup trophy after 12 years as the tournament returned to its original home England in 1999. The competition saw the introduction of the exciting Super Six format but a couple of security breaches left a sour taste. Though India performed dismally, ...

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