Starting from a few hours after the earthquake struck, the Indian relief and rescue effort has been relentless and unflagging.
The study on the performance of buildings during the earthquake in Bhuj in 2001 brought out the reasons for their destruction.
AIADMK leaders say that even in the worst case, they expect a smaller punishment from the higher courts for party chief J Jayalalithaa.
2015 is the centenary of the theory of continental drift, the explanation for quakes, including Nepal.
Foreman thinks Saturday’s Mayweather vs Pacquiao bout will be the Fight of the Generation. Here’s why.
The biggest-ever exercise to count the only wild population of Asiatic lions in the world begins on Saturday.
Why India’s reported ‘Olympics 2024 bid’ is devoid of sense or logic.
SC on Tuesday stayed proceedings on a breach of privilege motion against Shobhaa De by the Maharashtra assembly. KAVITHA IYER gives the facts.
Articles 124 and 217 of the Constitution have been subjected to scrutiny and interpretation in the SC.
Gujarat Governor O P Kohli last week sent the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill, 2015 for the President’s assent.
The new Companies Act mandates Board structures and processes that seek to promote good corporate governance practices.
The scale of the Trinamool Congress victory is overwhelming. At the same time, the different dimensions of the outcome make the CPM-BJP allegations of “state sponsored terror” hard to substantiate.
‘No 50-storey building in the world has survived a major earthquake, even after adhering to norms’.
Toll from the Nepal earthquake is past 4,000. Over the last 114 years, 48 quakes have killed 5,000 people or more.
Nearly 70 per cent of the global population of 7.2 billion — lack access to safe, affordable surgical and anaesthesia care
Al-Qaeda seeks to stage operations against India and the wider region.
Nehru, despite disagreeing with Gandhi on several occasions, was ultimately happy to surrender to whatever Gandhi wanted; Bose was not willing to bend.
Delay in appointing the CIC hurts the objectives of both the RTI Act and the PM’s pledge of good governance.
What is Minimum Alternate Tax, the MASSIVE demand that the I-T department has slapped on FIIs and FPIs?
Microcredit was initially celebrated as a poverty-busting innovation — till, about a decade ago, randomised evaluations began taking some of the gloss off.
10 teams, 45 personnel each, of India’s National Disaster Response Force are in Nepal. Their capability and the challenge
Just like any other earthquake, neither the timing nor the strength of these aftershocks can be predicted.
There were other objections on phraseology, but Article 1.1 ultimately got through in its original form.
According to Dr Karan Singh, the Hari-Tara Trust, of which he is trustee, had leased the premises in pursuit of a ‘charitable’ objective, which the Governor’s residence has failed to serve.
Over 1,750 have drowned in the Mediterranean this year, and the final toll could be 30,000. What makes this Sea so deadly?
The Indian Meteorological Department will announce on Wednesday its first forecast for the rainfall the country is likely to receive from June to September.
IE explains the process by which the govt classifies information, and the relationship between Official Secrets Acts and RTI Acts.
Sushant Singh explains the context and significance of the uranium supply deal that was signed between India and Canada.
Chasing a modest 128 vs SRH, RR huff and puff before registering fourth straight win.
The CPM is meeting at its 21st Party Congress in Visakhapatnam. At the end of the week, the largest communist party in India will have a new general secretary.
The NGT ban on diesel vehicles that are over ten years old in Delhi and NCR has come in for criticism for not giving enough time to vehicle-owners to make a switch.
Newsline explains what subsidy means to a middle class family and how subsidy scheme works.
Harish Damodaran explains the relationship between El Niño and the Indian monsoon, and the implications for the economy.
Pranav Kulkarni, explains the ongoing negotiations with French defence major Dassault Aviation.
India evacuated 2,280 persons, including 1,764 Indians, from the conflict zone during the 2006 Lebanon War.
Amid the ongoing probe, on February 2, Mahindra & Mahindra-owned Tech Mahindra expressed interest in acquiring Satyam.
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