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November 21, 2018, 4:04 pm
New Delhi: Indians are the most vacation deprived nation in the world followed by South Korea and Hong Kong, says Expedia Vacation Deprivation Survey.
The survey is spread across 19 countries with India specific findings analyzing how vacation deprived Indians are, how do they take their holidays, do they utilize all or prefer working, feel guilty of taking vacations and take into account the work pressure while deciding their vacation.
By Dr Vijay Janagama/IANS /
September 21, 2018, 3:06 pm
"Finding a cure is always less lucrative than finding a treatment." As science and technology grow at an exponential pace, it is pretty obvious that drugs and treatments will remain heavily incentivised.
Saket Suman/IANS /
August 29, 2018, 11:53 am
The book and author James Crabtree
New Delhi: A new book, "The Billionaire Raj", paints a revealing portrait of the rise of India's new billionaire class and places it against the backdrop of the "radically unequal society" that is found in the country. It's author, James Crabtree, who spent five years in Mumbai as bureau chief for the Financial Times, says that this uneven growth will have "damaging implications" for the country's development.
August 25, 2018, 4:31 pm
New Delhi: As the Delhi Book Fair opened on Saturday, some of the young readers complained that book fairs appeared have become a dumping ground for unsold books.
Although the book fair has announced discounts and clearance sales besides making the entry free, there were complaints.
A bunch of college students explained why they were leaving the Pragati Maidan venue without buying any book.
V. Jagannathan/IANS /
August 8, 2018, 9:40 am
Chennai: Muthuvel Karunanidhi was one of the last links to the Dravidian movement that ushered in the rise of backward classes in politics and the end of Congress rule in Tamil Nadu five decades ago on the plank of social justice.
Tokyo: Best-selling Japanese author of Norwegian Wood, and Kafka on the Road, Haruki Murakami said on a radio show that writing novel was about rhythm like in music and running.
Murakami hosts a special radio show that features his favourite songs. During his show on August 5 night, the author played nine songs and went on talking about stories behind the songs, before comparing writing to music and running.
July 10, 2018, 10:49 am
New York: Some popular apps on your Android phone may be actively listening to you, monitoring your habits and even secretly taking screenshots of your activity and sending them to third parties, a new study has found.
These screenshots and videos of your activity on the screen could include usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, and other important personal information, the researchers said.
Humra Quraishi /
June 6, 2018, 2:56 pm
Foremost, my salaams to Sub –Inspector, Gagandeep Singh , who not just saved a human life in Uttarakhand’s Ramnagar but also showed that a cop’s first and basic duty is to protect, no matter what the ruling political mafia is up to!
May 22, 2018, 4:06 pm
Hyderabad: Homeless beggars, ragpickers and labourers sitting with plates on a mat are waiting under a flyover. As the clock strikes 12.30 pm, a slim man appears on the scene and starts serving hot rice and dal.
Dabeerpura flyover in the old city has been witnessing this every day since 2012 and not a single day goes without the hungry gathering there for lunch or the man not serving them food. Meet Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi, who works with unflinching zeal to satiate the hunger of the needy with apt slogan 'hunger has no religion'.
Humra Quraishi /
May 14, 2018, 2:19 pm
The MET department can forecast the ‘severe’ storms to be hitting the skies, but, alas, there isn’t a department that can broadcast the storms to be hitting our lives.
Yes, I’m more than hinting at the communal polarization made by the RSS along a certain set agenda. It gets clear that the Right Wing wants to dent if not kill the very existence of the largest minority community of India- the Musalman of Hindustan.