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July 3, 2018 8:02:59 am

Scientists at IIT Kharagpur, along with a team of researchers from South Korea, have devised a self-powered, piezoelectric nanogenerator that can harvest green energy from various mechanical and biomechanical motions.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump. (File)
July 3, 2018 8:04:37 am

This “2+2” dialogue was meant to replace the Strategic and Commercial Dialogue between the foreign and commerce ministers of the two countries that was held during the previous Obama administration.

July 3, 2018 8:00:37 am

After an extended dry spell, late rainfall helped the first month of the monsoon end well. A look at what had caused the dry spell, what broke it, and what the weather office expects in the near future.

July 2, 2018 10:51:15 am

According to the Ministry of Environment and Forest, planting 65,000 saplings should add 1 sq km forest/tree cover. Going by that yardstick, Delhi’s cover should have increased 13.84 sq km a year, but it has grown by only 5.83 sq km over the entire period.

Companies' directors to furnish personal mobile numbers for verification: Government
July 2, 2018 12:50:30 am

US top court says police need warrant first. How judges addressed a digital issue that matters worldwide.

July 2, 2018 10:52:35 am

For months, hundreds of local bodies running without elected members, Assembly without 18 MLAs. What is the status of the court cases that led to this? And how are the civic administrations managing?

July 2, 2018 12:49:50 am

‘Oumuamua — Hawaiian for “a messenger from afar arriving first” — was first spotted on October 19, 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope on Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii.

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June 29, 2018 7:33:08 am

The list of 928 includes 21 Indians, eight of them actors, including veterans Soumitra Chatterjee and Madhabi Mukherjee as well as Anil Kapoor and Tabu.

Dengue killed 226 people in India this year: NVBDCP
June 30, 2018 8:54:06 am

Chikungunya spreads round the year and is as prevalent as dengue, NIV finds after redefining symptoms

Delhi weather LIVE UPDATES: Bad news, air quality remains 'severe'; expect dusty conditions today
June 29, 2018 1:15:50 pm

World Bank report estimates how changes in temperature and monsoon patterns will affect GDP and living standards in India and region. What are the findings, and what can policymakers make of them?

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June 29, 2018 6:15:07 pm

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, India’s ‘Plan Man’, would have turned 125 today. Here’s an incomplete list of his contributions to his nation and his society

June 28, 2018 8:12:45 am

The breakdown of cricket’s three different formats in the research showed two-thirds of fans interviewed are interested in all three.

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June 28, 2018 1:15:44 pm

ISO recommends renaming of Bengali script as ‘Bengali-Assamese’; a look at what led to that move and why campaigners aren’t satisfied.

June 28, 2018 8:13:28 am

President Donald Trump described the verdict as a “tremendous victory for the American people and the Constitution”.

June 28, 2018 8:13:38 am

The reduction in the prices of cardiac stents and knee implants has been applauded. But while cutting the prices of lifesaving drugs, how much is too much? The regulator takes up a specific case today

June 27, 2018 7:18:10 am

Who are the ‘Jodhpur prisoners’ who were detained after Operation Blue Star? Why do they want compensation?

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June 27, 2018 7:23:28 am

In India, women’s representation is 43% among tertiary educated graduates, 25% among entry-level professionals, 4% in senior management, and 11% among Board members.

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June 27, 2018 7:14:53 am

The general agreement signed by the US is called the Communication and Information on Security Memorandum of Agreement (CISMOA) but the name was changed to COMCASA to reflect its India-specific nature.

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June 27, 2018 7:11:41 am

State-owned LIC plans to buy a controlling stake in IDBI Bank. While LIC will get the bank that it has been wanting and the government will have completed a disinvestment, should an insurer be using policyholders’ money to buy a controlling stake in a troubled bank?

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June 26, 2018 12:52:49 am

At age 12, R Praggnanandhaa is India’s youngest Grandmaster. What does that mean?