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The history of extreme right-wing politics in France

April 30, 2022 2:30 pm

Marine Le Pen may have lost the presidency but by propelling her ideas to the mainstream, she has secured a tremendous victory for the far-right. Her exclusionary platform may seem new but it draws its roots from the early days of French nationalism and the fundamental tradition of secularism in France.

From Akbar's court to Bulleh Shah couplets, how colours of India's many religions blended over Holi

March 19, 2022 2:28 pm

While Akbar energetically participated in Holi, Jahangir continued to toe his father’s line in a more expansive manner and was followed by his son Shah Jahan.

In ‘Mosaics of a Locale’, Bhawanipur college students compile histories of their Kolkata neighbourhood

March 12, 2022 5:43 pm

'Mosaics of a Locale' tells the story of Bhawanipore through the memories of the families and homes that have somehow withstood the onslaught of the destruction of the city’s architectural heritage and where its neighbourhoods are being rampantly swallowed and regurgitated to an unrecognisable extent.

Hoarding: People with ADHD are more likely to have problems, says new research

March 04, 2022 9:43 pm

Hoarding disorder is characterised by persistent difficulties discarding items, regardless of their actual value. This results in excessive accumulation of possessions that clutter living areas and compromise their intended use.

Valentine's Day special: The history of Cupid

February 15, 2022 5:41 pm

Amid the deluge of nostalgia and romance that February invokes, and the calls for resistance to this “epidemic” of love brought about by the market forces, the story of Valentine’s Day perhaps lies somewhere in between — long, complex and deserving to be told.

Mars had liquid water 2 billion years ago: study

January 29, 2022 8:37 am

The salt deposits provide the first mineral evidence for the presence of liquid water on Mars.

Forget metals, chemists use DNA to build the world's tiniest antenna

January 28, 2022 5:25 pm

The nanoantenna works like a two-way radio that can both receive and transmit radio waves.

Scientists amazed by blinking star's 'totally unexpected' behavior

January 28, 2022 11:53 am

It is located relatively close to Earth in cosmic terms, roughly 4,200 light years

Meet Squatina mapama, new angel shark species from Panama

January 27, 2022 5:14 pm

The Small-crested Angelshark is the fourth new species of Squatina identified in the Western Atlantic in the last decade.

Researchers achieve milestone on path toward nuclear fusion energy

January 27, 2022 3:55 pm

Unlike burning fossil fuels or the fission process of existing nuclear power plants, fusion offers the prospect of abundant energy without pollution, radioactive waste or greenhouse gases.


Muslim girl researches on Vishnu Puran

January 14, 2016 12:30 pm

Rajkot, Jan 14 (ANI): A visually-impaired muslim girl Sida Ruksana is pursuing Master of Philosophy in Vishnu Puran. Ruksana asserted that despite being a muslim, she chose Vishunu Puran as her research topic as religion and education are not correlated. Professor of Sanskirt Bhawan (Saurashtra University), MK Moliya said that Ruksana herself proposed to take up Vishnu Puran as her research topic.