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At least 700 mn Indians will get into cities by 2050, need to reduce waste now: NITI Aayog CEO

Amitabh Kant said, "In India, the urbanisation process has just begun unlike Europe, US and China. If we are generating 71 million tonnes of waste every day, it will only increase unless we reduce waste and ensure segregation at source at household-level."

An insider’s view, an outsider’s eye

From caste to Gandhi, the Rudolphs’ lifelong study of India stands out for novelty and impact.


Computer analysis may help diagnose tumours

Computer-aided detection provides a opinion to a radiologist in locating suspicious regions.

Seeing through bubbles

Economics Nobel focuses attention on asset pricing,which gained importance after the 2008 crisis

‘Important for scientists to publish work globally’

Ghate specialises in number theory,a branch of pure mathematics.

Waiting can actually make you more patient

Waiting can actually make people more patient and help them take better financial decisions.


Rajan set to take over as RBI Guv tomorrow

Raghuram G Rajan left for Mumbai on Tuesday and is expected to take charge as the 23rd Governor of RBI.

The noisy hospital

Whistles,buzzers,blinking lights and endless midnight tests are keeping patients up and making them sicker

Vivekananda Chair: US varsity gets India aid

India will provide $1.5 million grant to the prestigious University of Chicago to establish a Vivekananda Chair for Indian studies as part of initiatives to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the 19th century luminary and spread his message of harmony

Alcohol can make you happy or sad!

While some treat alcohol as a social lubricant,others think it to be a ‘downer’.