July 3, 2015 3:44 am

The United Nations has issued an unusual safety advisory, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) and World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) have warned of future heatwaves.

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July 3, 2015 7:43 am

Amid growing fears of another drought year, Maharashtra has revived talk of cloud seeding. Indian Express explains the process, what it might achieve.

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The Railways hopes to reach all state capitals in the Northeast by March 2020.

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July 2, 2015 3:09 am

The Nabakalebara, divine re-embodiment of Lord Jagannath, happens once every 12-19 years.

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July 2, 2015 7:35 am

The BJP’s rise — it bagged 10 per cent of votes in the 2014 general election, up from 6 per cent in 2009 — seems to be hurting the Left.

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July 1, 2015 8:34 am

The phenomenon behind the unexpectedly good rainfall this June — and whose swing-away now is likely to allow the El Nino to have full play.

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July 1, 2015 8:11 am

Who is doing it — and what they have found so far...

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At FICCI, Vajpayee employed his celebrated oratory to sketch his government’s vision of connecting the country through a network of world-class highways.

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July 8, 2015 2:42 am

Swadeshi Jagran Manch, AN RSS affiliate,has described several provisions of the Bill as 'detestable and unacceptable'.

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June 30, 2015 9:15 am

Lets understand what is happening in Greece and what happens now.

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June 30, 2015 12:00 am

The first real possibility of a Grexit emerged in 2012. Since then, it has cost hundreds of billions to keep it in the Eurozone.

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June 30, 2015 6:08 am

Shares of Indian companies with exposure to Europe, including IT firms, faced pronounced selling pressure on Monday.

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June 29, 2015 12:03 pm

Probably the Congress’s increasing nervousness about a Raj Bhawan that has a finger on Assam’s pulse as crucial Assembly elections approach.

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June 29, 2015 8:53 am

In 1975, the government of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed the Emergency, widely seen as the darkest hour of India’s democracy.

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June 29, 2015 12:48 am

The official reason for not liberalising imports is the possibility of their leading to the closure of many (read, inefficient) domestic plants.

July 20, 2015 11:31 pm

On night of June 25-25, hundreds arrested under Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA). Police wake up JP in middle of the night; he makes his famous comment 'Vinaash kaale vipreet buddhi'.

June 26, 2015 4:26 am

One lesson of that time turned out subsequently to be a blueprint for Opposition success. It learnt that the adage about Strength in Unity was not just a cliché.

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July 20, 2015 11:31 pm

On this day in 1975, the government of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed the Emergency, widely seen as the darkest hour of India’s democracy. Amrith Lal recalls what happened, and why.

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June 25, 2015 3:02 am

Amid the global outrage over the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, China had backed the Indian move to designate Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Hafiz Saeed and Lakhvi as terrorists.

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June 25, 2015 2:58 am

Vested interests have scuttled earlier attempts at cutting back the cash economy. To succeed, the Finance Ministry’s latest bid must focus on making the cost of cash transactions unaffordable.

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June 25, 2015 2:51 am

Indian Express answers the key questions that Mother Teresa’s iconic charity might face in the days ahead.

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June 25, 2015 5:01 am

Proof that a sixth is upon us lies in showing that current rates of extinction are above the ‘background’ rate prevailing in the previous five extinctions.

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April 5, 2017 6:09 pm

The new policy statement allowed foreign direct investment up to 51 per cent and automatic approval for technology agreements in high-priority industries.

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June 24, 2015 8:50 am

Mahendra Singh Manral explains the alleged EWS school admissions racket that the Delhi Police busted last week.

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June 23, 2015 8:22 am

The share of foreign liquor and wine in urban India’s drink is more than double that in rural India.

June 23, 2015 1:43 am

Fish oil helps some children, but popping pills may not.

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June 23, 2015 1:17 am

What is the ‘conference of parties’, and why you will hear more about it as the year-end approaches.

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June 23, 2015 5:47 am

Multi-city research led by NIV shows patterns of virus seasonality that should inform vaccination times.

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June 23, 2015 9:45 pm

In beating back Monday’s attackers, Afghan forces showed they might yet stand and deliver — concerted international action, however, remains key.

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June 22, 2015 3:22 am

For the period 2003-12, the total amount of vegetation above the ground has increased by about 4 billion tonnes of carbon.

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June 22, 2015 2:40 am

All political parties who contest the Lok Sabha elections are mandated to file their election expenditure statement within 90 days of the completion of the polls.

June 22, 2015 3:28 am

Party chief Sharad Pawar broke his silence and came out in Bhujbal’s defence only after the latter called on him on Thursday.

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June 22, 2015 5:09 am

If present trends continue, this century may well witness extraordinary climate change and an unprecedented destruction of ecosystems, with serious consequences for all of us, said Pope.

June 19, 2015 5:35 am

The previous limit, which was fixed three years ago under the previous UPA government, was Rs 1 lakh under EWS and Rs 1-2 lakh for LIG.

June 19, 2015 12:44 am

The results of a new trial, shows that a “rigorously designed and executed sexual assault resistance program was successful in substantially reducing the occurrence of sexual assaults.

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June 19, 2015 1:02 am

Since the financial crisis broke out in February, not a single meeting of the EDMC has taken place without sanitation workers raising slogans outside.