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Bar Coded Unique Identity Number for Noida autos

Noida Traffic Police on Sunday launched a programme to allot a bar coded unique identity number to each genuine auto or tempo registered at the transport office.

Tiny shrimps hold clues to alien life


A tiny shrimp residing at one of the world’s deepest undersea hydrothermal vents holds clues about what life could be like on other planets, Nasa scientists say.

Leonardo Da Vinci 1st to identify hurricanes?


Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci, famous for being an artist, scientist, inventor and musician, may also have been the first to identify hurricanes, scientists say.

Magnus Carlsen retains world title

Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen asserted his supremacy over Viswanathan Anand for the second year in running as the Norwegian retained his World Championship title after defeating the Indian Challenger in the 11th gam

Two Indians declared saints

The tapestries of Sister Euphrasia Eluvathingal and Father Elias Chavra are displayed on the St. Peter’s Basilica — AP

Kerala’s Father Chavra, Sister Euphrasia, 4 others beatified

Burdwan blast prime accused’s wife held

The wife of the prime accused in the Burdwan blast was on Sunday arrested along with three of her aides by the Bangladesh police which also nabbed another five suspected militants, including a Pakista

‘BJP shying away from Article 370’

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi skirting any statement on Article 370, chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said that the BJP is shying away from committing on this contentious issue and is instea

Mohammad Azharuddin wants Virat Kohli to enjoy captaincy

Mohammad Azharuddin

India’s stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli is facing baptism by fire in the first Test against Australia in Brisbane next month, but former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin feels the result of this one mat

Government holds meet over CSAT row

The government on Sunday held an all-party meeting and asked leaders to give their views in a fortnight on the contentious Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), in a move to ward-off any renewed disrup

India, the new Net-nation

To cross US in the number of Internet users by 2016

The spiritual world has known so many wonderful mystics and most of them have been men.

When our public sector is much in news whether it involves privatisation or disinvestment, it is worth recalling whether they are good corporate citizens, especially when they are monopolies.