World Bank study enumerates climate change consequences for South Asia: Will India act in time?

World Bank study enumerates climate change consequences for South Asia: Will India act in time?

We are at a crossroads. It has become clear — in our everyday lives and in two powerful, reputable, recent reports — that climate change is taking India down a path that does not bode well. A few days ago,...
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UGC NET exam 2018: Answer keys likely to be released soon on official website; check cbsenet.nic.in

UGC NET exam 2018: Answer keys likely to be released soon on official website; check cbsenet.nic.in

The National Eligibility Test (NET) was conducted on Sunday by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on behalf of the University Grant Commission (UGC) and the answer keys will be released next month on the official website, according to India Toda...
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Gieve Patel’s Collected Poems offer a rare journey into the writer’s mind and imagination, its development

Gieve Patel’s Collected Poems offer a rare journey into the writer’s mind and imagination, its development

William Wordsworth wrote in Resolution and Independence that young poets always ‘begin in gladness’. In the introduction to Gieve Patel’s Collected Poems (Paperwall, 2018) poet Arundhati Subramaniam puts Patel’s absence from the poetry scene for almost...
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Foreign portfolio investors infuse Rs 3,000-cr in just five trading sessions

Foreign portfolio investors infuse Rs 3,000-cr in just five trading sessions

New Delhi: Foreign investors have pumped in over Rs 3,000 crore in the Indian capital markets in the last five trading sessions after pulling out hefty funds during April-June. The recent infusion comes following a net outflow of more than...
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Thai Cave Rescue Live Updates: More Boys Are on Their Way Out

Thai Cave Rescue Live Updates: More Boys Are on Their Way Out

— Muktita Suhartono, at the Tham Luang Cave Why a 15 percent oxygen level has rescuers worried On Friday, a Thai Navy SEAL commander said the oxygen level in the boys’ cavern was about 15 percent and falling. That is...
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Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary

Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary

Image copyright PA Image caption Dominic Raab is a former chief of staff to Mr Davis Dominic Raab has been appointed Brexit Secretary by Theresa May after David Davis resigned from the government. Mr Raab, who is currently housing minister,...
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Thailand cave rescue operation: All the latest updates

Thailand cave rescue operation: All the latest updates

Eight members of a youth football team and their coach remain trapped in a cave in northern Thailand as rescuers enter the second day of an operation to extract them.  Four out of 12 boys were pulled out on Sunday...
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Danone investigating Aptamil baby milk formula complaints

Danone investigating Aptamil baby milk formula complaints

French food giant Danone is looking into reports that its Aptamil baby milk formula is making some infants ill. Aptamil recently changed the recipe of three of its baby milk formulas. Hundreds of parents in the UK have complained on...
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Japan floods: At least 100 dead after record rainfall

Japan floods: At least 100 dead after record rainfall

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJapan’s military have been airlifting people to safety from the flood waters At least 100 people are thought to have died after record rainfall caused flooding and landslides in western Japan, a.....
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France’s Marine Le Pen condemns 2m-euro party funding block

France’s Marine Le Pen condemns 2m-euro party funding block

Image copyright Reuters French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says her National Rally (RN) party is being “assassinated” by judges who blocked €2m (£1.7m) of public funding for it. The RN – formerly the National Front (FN) – is accus...
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