Jul 29, 2014 04:43 PM , By RUKMINI S
A new NYT app helps you track the popularity of news subjects in its pages Over at this blog, we’re happy to point our readers to great data work being done by other news organisations. The New York Times has developed an app that you might find y
Jul 28, 2014 06:26 PM , By Sruthisagar Yamunan
Not very often do we manage to discover a great part of history accidentally About ten days ago, I pulled myself out of bed before the sun could rise, a record of sorts for someone who usually goes to sleep just before sunrise. The previous time I did s
Jul 23, 2014 12:15 PM , By Suhasini Haidar
Arab spring, growing defence ties with Israel spurred the shift The NDA government came under sharp attack in parliament for refusing to allow a resolution condemning Israel for the strikes on Gaza even as the death toll crossed 500 on Monday. In partic
Jul 23, 2014 10:58 AM , By PHEROZE L. VINCENT
Following the FIFA world cup without a TV set of my own was an unparalleled experience. I am not a sports fan, but every even non-leap year, I need to watch the football world cup. I wasn’t a very successful footballer in school and barely scored
Jul 22, 2014 04:36 PM , By Meena Menon
While taking questions at the end of the screening of her 90- minute documentary, “The World Before Her”, in New Delhi, director Nisha Pahuja confessed that she was feeling a bit like Leni Riefenstahl, the infamous director of that mother of a
Jul 19, 2014 06:52 PM , By Suhasini Haidar
The shooting down of the Malaysian airplane is one of the most horrific consequences of the latest version of the “Great Game” being played out in the world. While the US and Russia trade charges on just who was responsible for the targeting o
Jul 18, 2014 06:17 PM , By Sowmiya Ashok
How a family missed the best sites in two of Italy's most beautiful towns On two consecutive days on our trip to Italy last month, my parents and I unabashedly, missed historic sites that were clearly listed under the 'Must See' sections of our guideboo
Jul 18, 2014 05:48 PM , By T. Ramachandran
Yes, says an aircraft tracking site. Two aircraft, one of which belonged to Air India, were about 25 km away from the Malaysian airlines flight MH17 when it 'disappeared' over Ukraine on Thursday night, said the aircraft tracking site Flightradar24.com,
Jul 15, 2014 07:03 PM , By Anuj Srivas
The Apple of China, Xiaomi, has entered India. Will it be able to recreate its magic here? The last two years have seen China plant its flag in the Indian smartphone market. The floodgates opened in the end of 2012 when Lenovo entered the market, follow
Jul 15, 2014 03:43 PM , By Suhasini Haidar
Even as leaders of the BRICS nations gather in Fortaleza for their 6th summit, there are still many misgivings about the multilateral grouping. To begin with, there is criticism of the formation itself, with the question, what do countries like Brazil, Ru
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