THE Singapore meeting between the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-un and the president of the Untied States Donald Trump on June 12 was a landmark event. The joint statement issued after the summit committed the United States to provide security..
Copper is a base metal that has versatile applications across utilities, heavy industry, transport and communication. Therefore, the price of copper, which is determined by demand-supply dynamics for the metal, is considered to be an excellent..
Over one million bank employees are on two day nationwide strike. Five reasons why this strike is perfectly justifiable...
As anticipated, President Trump has announced the withdrawal of the United States from the nuclear agreement with Iran. This brazen and unwarranted reneging from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action which was signed by six countries with..
A student from Hyderabad pursuing M.S. programme at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, in the United States, committed suicide, depressed over his poor performance in the semester exams. Such a small failure has cost the life of a..
God-men are a growth industry in India. Political patronage keeps their social and economic empire beyond the regulation. The climate of religion based politics creates a fertile ground for the phenomenal growth of so called God-men. The..
Actor Sri Reddy, who came into the limelight when she stripped in public to expose the ‘casting couch’ culture, a euphemism for sexual harassment, in Tollywood, has now shifted her focus on actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan...
It’s the issue of reservations for weaker sections that becomes a source of conflict with me and people around right from my college days. It has even entered into my family after I fathered a girl. I and the other groups holding the opposite..
Meet this brave lady from a West Godavari village in Andhra Pradesh, who bounced back in her life after ruined by the spectre of liquor and eventually became a “Star Mahila” on “The History” TV channels...
All that glitters is not gold. But NRI life in the US continues to glitter and that whether it is gold is a subject matter of discussion now...
Permitting passive Euthanasia can have disastrous consequences in India's corrupt medical and legal system and especially at a time when human relations are increasingly monetized and criminalized. Though there are many moral, human and..
One of my uncles visited my house on a Sunday and hoped to find us in a weekend holiday mood. To his great surprise, I was not available at home. ..
Amitabh Bachchan once narrated an anecdote that he was part of, which when read in all its richness brings the virtues of a down-to-earth extraordinary individual. ..
The exposure of how a UK firm, Cambridge Analytics has been accessing Facebook data for use to influence voters shows how democracy is at risk from parties that have money and can use big data to influence elections...
The Goa government has withdrawn the contempt petition filed before the Mhadei River Water Disputes Tribunal, following an assurance by Karnataka government, that it would not carry out any construction work to divert water till the dispute is..
Surrounded by a cluster of coconut trees and at a stone's throw from the tomb of 18th century ruler Tipu Sultan in this town near Mysuru, Darul Umoor at first glance looks like a farmhouse. But inside, it is a unique coming together of..
Dogs and mosquitoes are a major menace in Indian cities. The Kerala government had approached the Supreme Court stating that the compensation for dog bite victims, decided by the committee appointed by the Court (which in some cases is as..
As the country celebrates the 68th anniversary of the Republic, it is necessary to recall that it was the Constitution which came into effect on January 26, 1950 that made India a Republic. It is a sombre fact that this Constitution is..
The Indian telecom regulator on Friday recommended that both Internet and mobile communications on board aircraft (MCA) service should be permitted as In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) in the Indian airspace.The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India..