Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday. "Very happy to meet Dr Manmohan Singh Ji", Mr. Modi tweeted.

Modi invites Manmohan to talk economics

Meet took place at the behest of Prime Minister, says Congress »
Delhi Assembly pays homage to Nepal quake victims during a special session at Vidhan Sabha in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma

Delhi Assembly passes resolution against Centre's notifications

Here is a compilation of assembly proceedings on Day 2, as The Hindu's Jatin Anand live tweets from the Delhi Assembly. »
In this file photo, the Himalayan range of mountains is seen at sunrise from Nagarkot, near Kathmandu.

‘Over 70% of Everest glacier may be lost by 2100’

A paper published in journal "The Cryosphere" is a first approximation to how the Himalayan glaciers will react to increasing temperatures. »

One killed in Haridwar Patanjali Food Park; Ramdev's brother arrested

One person was killed and four were injured during a clash between Haridwar truck union and guards of Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Food and Herbal Park in Haridwar, on Wednesday. The... »
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Redefining SAGAR in Indian Ocean

India should take the lead in developing the seas around the Indian Ocean so that all the surrounding nations benefit in a sustainable way »


Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at 'Jan Kalyan Parv' in Jammu on Wednesday.

Govt. will not tolerate anti-national activities: Rajnath

The Home Minister also said that it was the response from the Indian side that forced Pakistan to go to the United Nations to request for intervention. »


I don’t consider myself a star: Priyanka

"There is no sense of satisfaction and if that happens then I will quit." »


Due to these high-performing regions, the emerging markets achieved a 40 per cent increase in sales during the quarter. File photo

The new sales driver

Global smartphones sales to end-users touched 336 million units in the March quarter, up 19.3 per cent. »


A councillor whose campaign against food waste led to a law forcing French supermarkets to donate unwanted food to charity has set his sights on getting similar legislation passed globally.

French councillor wants global law against food waste

Arash Derambarsh, who kick-started fight against food waste in Paris suburb, wants to convince more countries to follow France’s example »


THE IMPLICATION: The study will fill the missing knowlege gaps from the past 20,000 years to the present. Photo; Special Arrangement

Unravelling the evolutionary history of coastal Kerala

The coastal lands of the entire west coast will be covered under the ongoing research project. »


Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, Chancellor George Osborne and acting Labour Party leader Harriet Harman arrive for the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords on Wednesday.

Cameron’s agenda includes EU referendum

The newly elected David Cameron government has promised to hold an in-out referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU). »


A MOTHER AND A MENTOR: Sushila Viswanathan, seen congratulating Anand in 1991, groomed the chess whiz in his formative years and was a constant source of encouragement to the five-time
world champion.

Viswanathan Anand’s mother passes away

"A tower of strength," was how India’s first International Master, Manuel Aaron, described her. »


BIGGEST ADVANTAGE: The use of Xpert led to a five-fold increase in rifampicin-resistant TB case notification. Photo: K. Murali Kumar

TB: India study confirms Xpert diagnostic test’s superiority

Compared with smear microscopy, Xpert’s use led to 16 per cent increase in case notification. »

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