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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.

Explained: Why Congress, BJP are fighting over Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhas Chandra Bose

April 28, 2015 12:35:16 am

Nehru, despite disagreeing with Gandhi on several occasions, was ultimately happy to surrender to whatever Gandhi wanted; Bose was not willing to bend.

CIC delayed is spirit of RTI denied

April 27, 2015 2:35:45 am

Delay in appointing the CIC hurts the objectives of both the RTI Act and the PM’s pledge of good governance.

Meaning MAT

April 27, 2015 2:31:30 am

What is Minimum Alternate Tax, the MASSIVE demand that the I-T department has slapped on FIIs and FPIs?

Microfinance doesn’t exactly help cut poverty

April 27, 2015 2:29:26 am

Microcredit was initially celebrated as a poverty-busting innovation — till, about a decade ago, randomised evaluations began taking some of the gloss off.

Nepal Earthquake: What Indian rescue team brings to Ground Zero

April 27, 2015 5:22:50 am

10 teams, 45 personnel each, of India’s National Disaster Response Force are in Nepal. Their capability and the challenge

Is the worst from Nepal over? For how long will the aftershocks last?

April 27, 2015 2:46:15 am

Just like any other earthquake, neither the timing nor the strength of these aftershocks can be predicted.