India questions OECD claim on climate finance
The estimate of $57billion in assistance during 2013-14 is flawed; the only number available is $2.2bn, says Finance Ministry paper.
Maharashtra Shani temple ‘purifies’ idol after woman offers puja
Seven workers suspended for “negligence”.
Don’t let Earth heat up more: Modi
The Prime Minister, along with French President Hollande, will host a meeting of International Solar Alliance.
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Grasp the climate moment
The Paris Climate Change Conference could become a landmark summit in the history of world development, if leaders of the rich nations show the visio...
It is not unusual to see State governments showing reluctance to abide by court orders that rulers deem politically inexpedient or ideologically unpa...
Wondering what’s COP21, ADP? Here’s a glossary for U.N. climate talks
It sounds like English. Yet to the untrained ear the language used in the U.N. climate talks is about as comprehensible as Klingon. Sometimes you ...
‘Poet of small buildings’
Jeet Thayil talks about how once poetry rescues you from your pathetic life, nothing is ever the same again
Friday comes seven days a week
Filmmakers no longer wait for a weekend to release their blockbusters
Salman Rushdie's book on Obama's reading list
Obama and his daughters shopped for books in tiny Upshur Street bookstore.
Mukerjeas own prime properties in India, abroad
Statement by secretary claims flat in Delhi was willed to Sheena by Indrani, Peter’s Mumbai office to Vidhie.
Three Mumbai spinners reported with suspect action
Dabholkar and Jaiswal underwent action-related tests at SRMS lab in Chennai on Friday.
The power of silence
As top stars in Tamil cinema remain inaccessible to the media, Vishal Menon wonders if the trend is detrimental at the box office or if it has succeed
‘People thought I was too good-looking to play a ghost’
Raai Laxmi on her fascination for horror, and her hopes for Sowkarpettai, which marks her hat trick of films in the genre. subha j rao
A half-breed in Bombay
How do you preserve the purity of lineage and yet propagate the line of an ever-dwindling community? This is the question that Parsis continue to deba
Tinker, tailor, soldier, Bond
Should he be driven by gravitas or just pure fun? The world’s most famous spy has found it harder to find this balance than to mix his martini.
Kohli is passionate, wants to win: Ganguly
Former India skipper Saurav Ganguly on Sunday heaped praise on India test captain Virat Kohli saying he is fond of his attitude and aggression. “He (...
Narine’s bowling action found to be illegal
The ICC on Sunday suspended West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after an independent ass...
Chennai floods and the aftermath
Two severe spells of rain flooded most of the the city and large parts of the State. Subways, hospitals, roads got flooded and entire localities were...
Paris under attack: an in-depth look
A stadium, a concert hall, a succession of cafes and bars around Paris came under attack. Attacks on several sites around the French capital left mor...
Mumbaikars wake up to The Hindu
As 'The Hindu' reaches the City of Dreams, the 137-year-old National newspaper hopes to bring 'India to Mumbai and Mumbai to India'. The newspaper launched its Mumbai edition on Saturday. Photos: The Hindu
Regional languages are the lynchpin to India’s Internet boom
Rural web access will grow on availability of content in languages including Hindi, Tamil
What's a startup? Awaiting an answer
The eyes of the startup community is now set on the likely unveiling of rules in January that would, they hope, make it easy for young ventures to do