New Delhi March 22 With Taliban stepping up their terror attacks, the security situation in Afghanistan is deteriorating fast, despite efforts by the Quadrilateral Coordination Group to launch a process that would lead to negotiations and help Kabul regain control of lost territory. Pakistan has, so far, failed to implement…

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Electric buses daily earn 82 percent more profit than diesel vehicles

New Delhi March 21  Electric buses generate 27 percent more revenue and 82 percent more profits than diesel buses per day, according to an Indian Institute of Science (IISc) study evaluating electric vehicles for urban transport.

The findings have special significance because primary mass transit in Indian cities is provided…

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Writer's cut: Iconic films that could be books too

New Delhi March 21 Among the divisions in our already fractured world, one is between those who derive recreation from the printed word and those who like it on the screen. The two are not exclusive and have a large overlap but many adherents on either side can also never…

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Mounting NPA’s of PSU banks threats to economy

New Delhi March 18 Indian economy has been bled by blackmarketeers, tax evaders and huge defaulters of public sector bank loans, apart from several other nefarious elements like smugglers and drug traffickers. In all these, it is easy to see the hidden hand of politicians and successive governments.

The Vijay…

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Modi Govt sticks to RSS ideological agenda

New Delhi March 17 A close look at the Union Budget, presented in the Lok Sabha on February 29 by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, clearly shows that the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has abandoned the much trumpeted path of economic development that was promised…

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