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'Kanyadaan' an outdated ritual or important custom? Alia Bhatt's ad sparks debate

Many term the ad Hindu phobic for casting aspersions on a ritual that is part of the warp and weft of society

26 Sep 2021 12:25 PM

Climate change could force 216 million from their homes: World Bank

World Bank's vice president for sustainable development said that the data give a 'global estimate' of the scale of potential migration

14 Sep 2021 3:11 AM

Study finds why adults struggle to learn a new language

The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences'

05 Sep 2021 1:17 PM

China bans men it sees as not masculine enough from TV

Prez Xi Jinping has called for a national rejuvenation, with tighter Communist Party control of business, education, culture and religion

03 Sep 2021 12:59 PM

Past climate change 'tipping points' can help us prepare for future: Study

The paper explores prior research with sediment cores in the Gulf of Alaska, dust records in North Africa and ice cores from Greenland

01 Aug 2021 1:06 PM

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Sharp increase in destruction of virgin forest in 2020

Tropical forests continue to disappear rapidly, threatening irreparable losses to Earth's crucial biodiversity

31 Mar 2021 1:50 PM

Hi, Robot: Japan's android pets ease virus isolation

Tech firms in Japan are reporting huge demand for more humanlike alternatives, as people seek solace during coronavirus isolation

26 Feb 2021 11:45 AM

Free lunch for one kg of plastic waste: SDMC opens 23 more 'garbage cafes'

Under the novel step, anybody depositing one kg of plastic wastes with 'garbage cafes' would get coupon for free breakfast, lunch or dinner

29 Jan 2021 12:00 PM

Woman sells Bernie doll for over $20K, donates to charity

The donation was inspired by Sanders, whose campaign created sweatshirts with the meme on them and donated the proceeds to Meals on Wheel

28 Jan 2021 12:04 PM

Empty seas: Oceanic shark populations dropped 71% since 1970

While climate change and pollution imperil shark survival, increased fishing pressure is the greatest threat for every oceanic shark species

28 Jan 2021 11:07 AM

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Greta Thunberg's generation most likely to believe climate change is a crisis: poll

70% of people under 18 believe climate change is a global emergency versus 58% of those over 60

27 Jan 2021 8:52 PM

Meteorologists forecast heat waves for ensuing summer

India had been the 7th most affected by climate change globally in 2019, reveals the Global Climate Risk Index 2021 released on Monday

26 Jan 2021 4:08 AM

Bernie Sanders spawns splash of memes with inaugural attire

The outfit was made out of recycled materials

22 Jan 2021 1:53 PM

Sailing through the turbulence

The pandemic has not been without benefits. It has fast-forwarded the life-skills learning process for many children

09 Jan 2021 3:10 PM

For a better aqua life!

Scuba divers and tourists join hands for an ocean clean-up drive at vizag

30 Dec 2020 2:24 PM

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Game on Girl

As more women enter the world of gaming, another male bastion is crumbling, writes Swati Sharma

30 Dec 2020 1:46 PM

When the ghunguroos fell silent

The world of performing arts mourns the passing of an icon who was a trailblazer for contemporary Indian dance

11 Dec 2020 4:03 PM

Nita-Mukesh welcome their grandson

Statement issued by the Ambani family confirms that both mother and son are doing well

11 Dec 2020 3:46 PM

Hardik Pandya wins hearts

Giving away the cricketer’s ‘Man of the Match’ award to his teammate T. Natarajan — is being seen as a mark of true sportsmanship

10 Dec 2020 12:15 AM

The Bright Spark

Indian-American Gitanjali Rao, Time magazine’s pick of the first-ever ‘Kid of the Year’, talks to DC about her inspirations and motivators

10 Dec 2020 12:15 AM

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