The signs of liquid water flows have been found far from the polar ice and near the planet’s equator, where the surface temperature is higher and no ices are thought to be present.
It is no small feat, especially for a foreign actor, to play the protagonist in a television show on American network television
Public memory of his work is usually limited to his huge catalog of fashion commissions and celebrity portraits.
There is no need for grand digitisation projects. There are simple solutions that can make governance easy, transparent and accountable.
Difficulties with visualising physical theories have never proved to be a valid basis for their rejection, but they have been an obstacle to understanding.
Though two Al Jazeera journalists have been pardoned recently, the Egyptian government continues to impose severe restrictions on journalists in the country.
Questions are being raised about the role of the state government’s own legal counsels who handled the case.
Modi’s one-hour long speech, which was peppered with jokes, rhetorical flourishes and history lessons, was a logical culmination of his Silicon Valley and US tour.
The defence being offered by officials is that the contents deleted will be fitted in “some form or the other” in higher grades, but are curricular decisions so simplistic and bureaucratic?
ASTROSAT will study sources of high-energy UV and X-radiation in the cosmos, typically objects like supernovae, neutron stars and black holes.
The Law Commission’s recommendation that the death penalty be abolished for all offences except terror has been lauded, but the fact is that it has stepped back from its own conclusions about judicial arbitrariness
With a strong emotional pitch, softball questions and Facebook HQ as friendly ground, the PM hits a home run – with one eye firmly on home
Organisations like the Sanatan Sanstha, blamed in the murder of Govind Pansare, believe it is a religious duty to use violence to tackle the enemies of Hindutva
A new film explores the ways Delhi’s poor find a small nook where they can sleep
“I was a student first and wife later. How can you question your guru?”, the illustrious classical musician used to say
Modi’s method of reaching out to Silicon Valley marks a sharp difference with the approach of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
As questions are raised about the dealings of a government fund, the Malaysian authorities are once again looking to play the race card
It’s the end of Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice, and Palestinians in the occupied territories are visiting their relatives and resting and celebrating, away from fields and grazing grounds, so it’s a good day for us to work again on the road to Bi’r al’-Id. You may […]
It’s not that Indians are dirty but that the Indian state has never invested in the complete sanitation chain
New York: India, Japan, Germany and Brazil today declared themselves “legitimate” candidates for permanent membership of the UNSC as they pushed for its reform in a “fixed timeframe”, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the task should be accomplished immediately. Hosting a summit of leaders of Germany, Japan and […]
Age-old tensions between the two areas are now threatening to boil over–with the secrecy surrounding the Centre’s Naga Accord adding fuel to the fire.
Before it was quickly retracted, the draft National Encryption Policy’s recommendations were so intrusive on privacy that they were as good as saying “don’t use encryption”.
An otherwise backward Bihar has witnessed a remarkable surge in female MLAs over the last decade.
As Netaji gets once more shrouded in meaningless mystery, India is in danger of losing sight of the life and work of a man who was much more than a mythical hero.
The gerrymandering of provinces and representation in parliament means marginalised groups will have no say either in Kathmandu or in the regions where they are a majority.
The envoy said India has no intention to block trade tied with Nepal and clarified that the obstruction to the Nepal-bound cargo was due to unrest on the Nepali side.
The Pope has not only given up the lifestyle of his predecessors, he is also preaching an entirely new message to the world
Modi carries the message of poverty elimination to ensure sustainable development
The RSS and the BJP are closely connected and this is how it’s always been
Inspired by the disclosures of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, a campaign for a new global treaty against government mass surveillance was launched today in New York City.
The parents of the Ayotzinapa students have kept up a dogged campaign for a year with a battle cry: “They took them alive, we want them back alive”.
Notwithstanding an administrative failure, hospitals turning away patients for a lack of beds is an example of medical negligence and a breach of ethics.
The simulation forced us to physically as well as psychologically examine what personal qualities contributed to success and which ones could be detrimental in space.
Dev Anand went through life with a smile on his lips. On screen or off, he remained cheerful and optimistic. A tribute on his 92nd birth anniversary
Domestic tourism numbers are up, but that comes with its own set of problems
Although the Indian government has said that it won’t succumb to American pressure on IP rights over medicinal patents, rapid developments on this issue have set alarm bells ringing among health groups.
Wales answers questions on zero-rating and net-neutrality, how digital connectivity will play a role in achieving global development, and access to openly available content.
It is time for India and the G4 to adopt a strategy of non-cooperation towards the UNSC and the United Nations as a whole
Much of our current understanding of bacterial biology came about not by a blinkered vision of applied research but from decades of attempting to answer fundamental questions.
In 16 million pixels, it shows the best view humanity has had yet of the dwarf planet.