The Morning Wrap: Top Researcher Says India Inc Share In Science 'Pathetic;' Renovation Destroyed Ancient Mural in Delhi

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INDIA - DECEMBER 24: CNR Rao, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India. (Photo by Deepak G Pawar/The India Today Group/Getty Images)

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In the no-holds-barred battle for the Bihar voter's mandate, as things stand, the politically expedient coalition of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad has a slim advantage over Narendra Modi's firepower, a HuffPost-CVoter pre-poll survey has found.

NS Madhavan says that a controversial tableaux in Kerala provides a window into Kerala politics.

Political acrimony over the ban on meat by civic bodies in Mumbai during the Jain fasting days grew, with ruling BJP ally Shiv Sena today vowing that it would ensure there is no such restriction.

Nestle could start making noodles in India by early October.

India's DRDO has its first woman chief.

Main News


The film censor board cleared and then banned a proposed Punjabi film on the real-life assassination of General Vaidya, former Army chief and leader of Operation Blue Star.

Scientist and chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, Professor C N R Rao, has slammed corporate India for “pathetic” contribution towards science and education in the country.

RSS mouthpiece, The Organiser, has said that the proposal to rename Aurangzeb Road was first proposed by a Pakistani Muslim journalist, Tarek Fatah.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reaffirmed the government's commitment to economic reforms, saying corporation tax exemptions would be phased out and weaker banks consolidated with strong ones.

Off The Front Page


A painted chamber which had beautiful ceiling-to-floor murals by renowned Madhubani artist, the late Ganga Devi, has been demolished as part of a new modernization plan at the National Crafts Museum.

An extremely rare lump of whale vomit found by a dog walker on a beach in the UK is expected to fetch 7,000 pounds at the first auction of its kind.

One-on-one tutoring can regulate activity in the fear circuits of the brain and relieve anxiety about doing mathematics, a study led by two Indian-origin neuroscientists in the US has found.

Opinion


Pranav Gupta and Rahul Kulkarni say that the Bihar polls is a test for the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah leadership of the BJP.

Jay Manoj Sanklecha says that Europe, by calling refugees 'migrants,' is dehumanising the crisis.

Anjuli Bhargava says that unless India fixes its privatized healthcare system, we might need our own version of Obamacare.

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