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Unstabilised flight landing worries ATC

Even as air traffic grows at a rapid pace in the country, it has been found that about one-fifth of missed landings in India, which force pilots to opt for a ‘go-around’, are “unstabilised”.This has l

Landslides after rains lash north India

Vehicles stuck at a flooded road during heavy rains in Valsad district of Gujarat on Tuesday. 	— PTI

Moderate to heavy rains lashed most parts of north India triggering landslides in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and causing rivers across the region to flow close to the danger mark at several plac

Maharashtra CM questions Narendra Modi on ‘silence’

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of practising “silence” since assuming power, Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday said his style of governance was “autocratic” which was “not ve

Prithviraj Chavan sure of Congress-NCP tieup

Confident that the Congress and the NCP will be able to sew up a “respectable” alliance for the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said the larger goal

21 killed, 5 hurt as bus falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh

Twenty one people were killed and five injured when a bus plunged into a 400-metre deep gorge at Katarghat on Basantpur-Kingal highway, 65 km from here, on Tuesday afternoon.

‘Sena tried to pull a fast one’


Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan alleged in an interview that Shiv Sena MPs had intentionally force-fed a chapatti to a fasting Muslim government employee at New Maharashtra Sadan in New

Running daily can add 3 yrs to your life?


Running for only a few minutes a day even at slow speeds may reduce a person’s risk of death from heart disease and other causes compared to someone who does not run, according to a new 15-year stu

New simple blood test for all cancers

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British researchers have developed a simple blood test that may be used to diagnose all types of cancer and can eliminate the need for costly and unnecessary invasive procedures such as biopsies.

Magnets could cool future refrigerators, laptops


Magnets can act as wireless cooling agents and may one day be used to cool refrigerators and laptops, MIT scientists say.

Data bank on India Inc soon

The government plans to come out with a Corporate Data Management scheme to ensure wider dissemination of company information for benefit of investors, regulators and other stakeholders in user-friend

The conscience of Justice Markandey Katju, dormant for over 10 years, erupted recently, throwing out allegations against everyone around him — mostly in the nature of ipse dixit. His targets — three former Chief Justices of India in the collegium (Justices R.C. Lahoti, Y.K. Sabharwal and K.G. Balakrishnan) that could have but did not select Justice Katju to the Supreme Court in 2004 or earlier.

If you care about India’s children, prepare to shed a tear now. If you care about Gujarat’s children, prepare to cry buckets now. Because Dinanath Batra, ace scholar, perfervid activist, slayer of Donigers, is a revered figure in the schools of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motherland.