India leads world In environmental conflicts

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By Manupriya There are more environmental conflicts in India than any other country, and more clashes are over water (27 percent) than any other cause,...

Prohibition: Reviving an idea whose time may have long expired

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By Nirendra Dev New Delhi--Bihar's Nitish Kumar government should have been more pragmatic before announcing prohibition as this cost Nagaland dearly in terms of revenue...

Delhi Deadliest in Car, Taxi Accidents

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By Devanik Saha The viral video of a 32-year-old man, Siddharth Sharma, being mowed down by a Mercedes car driven by a teenager in Delhi...

Haryana renames Gurgaon as Gurugram

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Chandigarh--Gurgaon has been renamed Gurugram, the Haryana government announced on Tuesday. "The decision to change the name of Gurgaon as Gurugram has been taken on...

Tale of India’s an untapped $13 billion waste management industry

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By Kushagra Dixit New Delhi--Between an India which produces 62 million tonnes of solid waste every year and a 'Swachh Bharat' is an untapped waste...

Indian Defence Ministry to promote start-ups: Parrikar

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Panaji--Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said his ministry was in the process of formulating a special programme to promote start-ups. "The defence ministry...

India lacks culture of good mentorship for researchers

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By Sahana Ghosh Hyderabad-- India lacks a culture of "good mentorship" and those in a position to train and mentor are not dedicating adequate time...

India among top 10 countries in digital diplomacy

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New Delhi-- In a resounding testimonial to the government's public diplomacy efforts, India has been ranked among the top 10 countries in terms of...

Farmer suicides averaged 9 a day in parched Maharashtra

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By Chaitanya Mallapur A staggering 3,228 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra in 2015, the highest since 2001, according to data tabled in the Rajya Sabha...

I lived on but many women can’t: Acid attack survivor

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By Vivek Singh Chauhan New Delhi-- On a hot summer day 11 years ago, 16-year-old Laxmi was passing by the Khan Market bus stand in...
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