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Breathing in a stroke

May 4, 2015 3:24:38 am

A new study shows that pollution can trigger brain strokes in healthy individuals.

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The meaning, science and cost of retrofitting

May 4, 2015 12:17:49 am

Mayura Janwalka explains what it takes to retrofit a building — make it resistant to tremors.

Interceptor missile tested 7 times, DRDO’s Rajinikanth moment still far

May 4, 2015 3:20:36 am

The system would be able to tackle incoming ballistic missiles of range up to 2,000 km.

Why Rahul Gandhi’s trip to Kedarnath does not surprise

May 4, 2015 9:18:17 am

Over the years, the Congress and its first family have harnessed personal faith to their politics.

Helping out Nepal

May 1, 2015 6:40:51 am

Starting from a few hours after the earthquake struck, the Indian relief and rescue effort has been relentless and unflagging.

Not quake, it’s the buildings

May 1, 2015 12:55:13 am

The study on the performance of buildings during the earthquake in Bhuj in 2001 brought out the reasons for their destruction.

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Old SPP is back, pitch queered for Jayalalithaa

May 1, 2015 12:51:12 am

AIADMK leaders say that even in the worst case, they expect a smaller punishment from the higher courts for party chief J Jayalalithaa.

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100 yrs on, Wegener plates move and kill

May 1, 2015 6:31:13 am

2015 is the centenary of the theory of continental drift, the explanation for quakes, including Nepal.

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao: The Richest. The Biggest. The Greatest?

May 1, 2015 1:51:36 pm

Foreman thinks Saturday’s Mayweather vs Pacquiao bout will be the Fight of the Generation. Here’s why.

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Lion census, 2015: Checking out the pride

April 30, 2015 6:36:56 am

The biggest-ever exercise to count the only wild population of Asiatic lions in the world begins on Saturday.

To learn climbing, do you need to bring the mountain home?

April 30, 2015 1:26:44 am

Why India’s reported ‘Olympics 2024 bid’ is devoid of sense or logic.

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A matter of privilege

April 30, 2015 1:12:25 am

SC on Tuesday stayed proceedings on a breach of privilege motion against Shobhaa De by the Maharashtra assembly. KAVITHA IYER gives the facts.

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Appointment of judges: 34-year stop-start battle of interpretation

October 16, 2015 2:00:58 pm

Articles 124 and 217 of the Constitution have been subjected to scrutiny and interpretation in the SC.

Explained: Terror laws compared

April 29, 2015 5:42:00 am

Gujarat Governor O P Kohli last week sent the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill, 2015 for the President’s assent.

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Paper Clip: Composition of the Board and CEO’s Compensation

April 29, 2015 12:11:52 am

The new Companies Act mandates Board structures and processes that seek to promote good corporate governance practices.

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West Bengal civic polls: Everywhere, the most organised won

April 29, 2015 6:43:22 pm

The scale of the Trinamool Congress victory is overwhelming. At the same time, the different dimensions of the outcome make the CPM-BJP allegations of “state sponsored terror” hard to substantiate.

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Explained: How safe are the 3,400 highrises in Delhi, Mumbai?

April 29, 2015 12:32:45 am

‘No 50-storey building in the world has survived a major earthquake, even after adhering to norms’.

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Meaning – Earthquake resistant: Key is to allow the building to swing

April 28, 2015 1:28:53 pm

Toll from the Nepal earthquake is past 4,000. Over the last 114 years, 48 quakes have killed 5,000 people or more.

Explained: Surgery is not for the poor

April 28, 2015 12:53:09 am

Nearly 70 per cent of the global population of 7.2 billion — lack access to safe, affordable surgical and anaesthesia care

Between al-Qaeda and history’s dead-letter archive, a few “good men” and a plan

April 28, 2015 2:59:03 pm

Al-Qaeda seeks to stage operations against India and the wider region.

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