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Thursday, July 29, 2021



Explained: UK is balking at the Northern Ireland protocol. So, what is that?

July 22, 2021 10:21 am

Britain said that a Brexit treaty on Northern Ireland, negotiated by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and called the Northern Ireland Protocol, could create so many problems that it might have to be abandoned if it cannot be rewritten.

Explained: What to expect next over Haryana DGP’s plea seeking repatriation to IB

June 26, 2021 9:38 am

Haryana's police chief Manoj Yadava is the officer over whom CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Home Minister Anil Vij had virtually locked horns with the former bent upon retaining him as the police chief and latter pushing for replacing the 1988-batch IPS officer from the top cop’s post.

Explained: Why do aircraft run into turbulence; how can you be safe during one?

June 08, 2021 6:55 pm

A flight from Mumbai to Kolkata encountered "severe turbulence" on Monday, injuring eight passengers. What happens when aircraft encounter turbulence and what should passengers do?

Explained: What the plan to redevelop CSMT railway station in Mumbai entails

June 05, 2021 4:57 pm

The plan is to turn CSMT into a state-of-the-art transport hub with world-class amenities while restoring its heritage value. After completion of the project, the station is expected to offer a much-improved travel experience for commuters.

Explained: Can a single lightning flash kill 18 elephants? Science says yes, in various possible ways

May 22, 2021 9:52 am

When current flows through the ground following a lightning strike, the electric potential (voltage) is highest at the point of the strike, and decreases with distance along the direction of the flow.

Explained: How pending cane dues with sugar mill played role in NCP's defeat in Pandharpur

May 03, 2021 10:45 pm

Among multiple reasons being cited for Bhagirath's defeat are pending cane dues with the cooperative sugar mill managed by the Bhalke family, which managed to alienate voters.