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Abandoned Sutlej course captured water during monsoon Contrary to current belief, it was the departure of a large river — not its arrival — that triggered the growth of Indus urban centres that developed in what is now northwest India and Pakistan some 5,300 years ago, says a new study. The Indus civilisation developed at
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Centre mulls new approach to attract more foreign investment in manufacturing The Centre is mulling a new approach that institutionalises the combined strengths of its ‘Make In India’ (MII) and ‘Invest India’ initiatives with an aim to streamline them for attracting more investments, including from overseas, in the manufacturing sector. The MII was unveiled in
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State’s counsel described them as away from the mainstream during hearing on NRC updation The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Assam government for making a “sweeping statement” that 15% of the State population were tribals who have not participated in modernisation and were away from the mainstream. The top court said it was
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India accounted for 6% of global malaria cases and 7% of deaths caused by it in 2016, according to a report released on Wednesdayby the World Health Organisation (WHO). This is in the same ballpark as last year, though the WHO figures also suggest that India is unlikely to reduce its case burden beyond 40% by 2020.
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Border Security Force (BSF) Director General K.K. Sharma said on Wednesday that they had instructions to push back the Rohingya to Bangladesh as they become a “liability” once they are arrested. Addressing a press conference here, Mr. Sharma said this year they apprehended 87 Rohingya Muslims along the border, and 76 were “sent back to
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Pyongyang claims successful test of new ICBM North Korea said it successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Wednesday in a “breakthrough” that puts the U.S. mainland within the range of its nuclear weapons whose warheads could withstand re-entry to the Earth’s atmosphere. The missile test came a week after U.S. President Donald
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Vital to strengthen commitment to reforms as India aspires to ascend the ladder in ease of doing business: Georgieva India’s latest surge in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business report is very impressive and rare, but the country must further strengthen its commitment to reforms as it gets harder to climb a mountain as
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Neither the law nor its hidebound interpretation makes it easy for a couple to end a marriage Seated on one of the wooden benches lining the walls of a sultry family court in Chennai, 28-year-old school teacher Mallika* waits for her case number to be called. This will be her 13th hearing, in as many
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No planning or thought has gone into it: city-based architect A drive on the arterial road no. 2, Banjara Hills, towards Hyderabad International Convention Centre, the venue of Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017, is a breeze. On the freshly-laid smooth ribbon of asphalt, there are no bottlenecks, bumps or potholes. Walking spaces for pedestrians is a different
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The shift to private education is not good. Government schools ought to be the drivers of change In Uncertain Glory — India and its Contradictions, Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen begin their chapter on education with a quote from Rabindranath Tagore: “The imposing tower of misery which today rests on the heart of India has its
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