Iran, the Saudis’ great adversary in the Middle East, is smarting under US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear accord, and wants to convey its hold on the cartel while mopping up as much oil revenue.
India has hiked duty on 29 kinds of goods imported from the US, following a similar move by the US on what it imports. What are these goods, and how much extra duty has India targeted with its move?
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.
Economists have raised their growth estimates for the second quarter to an annualised rate of nearly 5%, more than double the pace of the previous period.
Moonlight Maze also set off the first serious efforts by the US to defend its networks and form its own offensive cyber forces.
The first thing is to understand an exoplanet’s characteristics and fundamental parameters like mass, radius, what kind of atmosphere it has.
The CBI has claimed that it wrote to the US, the UK, Belgium, France, Singapore and the UAE between April 25 and May 28 —which was after Nirav Modi had already made a few trips on his revoked passports.
The Odisha BJP has since been arguing with Patnaik’s BJD over the relative merits of BSKY and the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana or National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS).
Home Ministry issues new specifications for such suits for CRPF personnel. What do these protect against?
The collapse of the PDP-BJP coalition sets Jammu and Kashmir on course for its 8th spell of Governor's rule. A look back at the previous spells, ranging from as short as 15 days to as long as 6 years.
"Our findings could be helpful in deciding how to allocate resources to prevent cardiovascular disease to those most in need,” study author Dr Pascal Geldsetzer, of the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, said.
A thick layer of dust hung over Delhi last week, keeping the air quality ‘severe’. It seemed odd because it happened in the peak summer, which is generally considered the off-season for air pollution in Delhi.
From the Lab — The research: The mechanism through which the liver regulates fat secretion into the bloodstream
This is not the first time that “earthquakes” have been attributed to sports fans. It has happened even in India: during IPL matches, there are readings on a seismograph whenever a boundary is scored.
Since 1992, 47 journalists have been killed in India. These 47 are out of 1,305 journalists killed worldwide in these 16 years — either murdered or killed in crossfire or on dangerous assignments.
New RBI data on India’s Balance of Payments (BoP) for 2017-18 show current account deficit (CAD) at $48.72 bn, the highest since the record $88.16 bn of 2012-13. With CAD expected to widen to $75 bn during this fiscal, how vulnerable is the overall BoP position today?
To the Khasis, the Mazhabis are outsiders who practise a different faith, and dominate a semi-governmental job market over which they have no control. Economic anxieties underlie the assertions of the Khasi identity.
From roughly 18,000 candidates for admission to the IITs, the list has now been extended to almost 32,000. Boys continue to outnumber girls — now at nearly 28,000 to 4,000, or 7 to 1.
Harvard, whose admissions process remains a closely guarded secret, denied the allegation, saying “soft traits” like character and personality were key to making decisions in its situation.
Union Cabinet gets an update on progress of special committee. What is this panel, and which rivers does its latest report cover?