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Record temperatures: Trend projected to continue, what it will take to check it

From the findings, it can be inferred that India too is projected to experience the frequent occurrence of unprecedented high temperatures over the next 20 years, study author Scott Power of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology told The Indian Express by email.

Explained: Why Rishabh Pant's omission is a blessing in disguise for him

Karthik trumped Pant because the selectors wanted to have a proper ‘keeper as MS Dhoni’s backup.


Haryana’s South connect: When it made Telugu second language in school

Veteran politicians and bureaucrats also recall that Bansi Lal wanted to give Haryana’s students the opportunity to learn at least two Indian languages, one from the North (Hindi) and the other from South (Telugu).

The Tilt — or why Thursday had longer daylight hours than any other day

The explanation lies in Earth’s tilt. The planet’s axis of rotation is tilted at an angle of 23.5°C. This tilt — combined with factors such as Earth’s spin and orbit — leads to variations in the duration of sunlight on any location on different days of the year.

Workplace complaints high with both SC, ST panels

SC, ST, Minority, Safai Karmchari, OBC, Women and Human Rights Commissions’ data tell the story of discrimination.

Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, why it’s being discussed

The fourth industrial revolution is conceptualised as an upgrade on the third revolution — and is marked by a fusion of technologies straddling the physical, digital and biological worlds.


Skyrocketing price: Is dal the new pyaaz?

The price of dal is the big talking point in the Bihar elections. But the govt must think farther than immediate electoral considerations — and focus on incentivising production in the long run.

Here's how the southern Pandavas won Chennai’s filmi Mahabharata

The story and background of the dramatic Nadigar Sangam elections, in which a group of young, progressive actors overthrew a largely discredited old guard on Sunday.

Links between RSS, journals Organiser and Panchjanya

RSS has said Panchjanya is not its ‘mouthpiece’. ASHUTOSH BHARDWAJ examines the claim.

Duty drawback and trade-based money laundering

ED claims officials of BoB indulged in money laundering, claiming duty drawback by over-invoicing, inflating export bills, showing non-existent imports. What are these alleged ways of financial manipulation?

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Explained: Polio and Introduction Of Injectable Vaccine

India is all set to introduce injectable polio vaccine (IPV) in its universal immunisation programme (UIP) in a phased manner from November. This will be over and above the oral vaccine. From April, 2016 the trivalent polio vaccine that is currently administered will be replaced by the bivalent variety to reduce incidence of vaccine-derived polio […]