FACTBOX: Gulmehar Kaur Row as It Happened Today

FACTBOX: Gulmehar Kaur Row as It Developed Today Ramjas College literary event has turned into a bigger ideological war between BJP-led ABVP and leftist-dominated AISA student organisation in New Delhi with intelligentsia equally divided on the row which has been taking fast turns over the last three days. While the Ramjas College literary society, which had invited JNU student Umar ...

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ADB Gives $375 Mln Loan for Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed in New Delhi $375 million in loans and grants to develop 800-kilometer Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor, which is the First Phase of a planned 2,500–kilometer long East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC). The Corridor is expected to spur development on India’s eastern coast in line with the Government of India’s Make ...

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Airtel’s Sunil Mittal Pitches for Consolidation Now, Cartelization Next?

Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal, whose firm milched subscribers for over two decades with huge roaming charges, has finally bowed to Reliance Jio’s onslaught saying he is declaring war on roaming. "I am declaring a war on roaming," he told the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona. "I can promise you that during my term at GMSA, roaming charges and bill ...

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LSR Faculty Supports Gulmehar Kaur, Who Refuses to be Another Suu Kyi

Delhi’s Lady Sriram College, or LSR, known for its illustrious alumnus Myanmar freedom fighter San Suu Kyi, has come to the defence of its student Gulmehar Kaur, a daughter of Kargil martyr who posed with a placard that said "War, not Pakistan Killed my Father." The trolls against her including the country’s Home Minister (of State rank) Kiren Rijiju, who ...

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Randeep Hooda’s Advice: Students Should Study, Debate and Learn

Randeep Hooda, the little known Bollywood actor has become popular on social media for the wrong reason and siding with another insensitive erstwhile cricketer Virender Sehwag for their tardy and unfathomable foray mimicking a Kargil martyr’s daughter who saw red behind a war than mere rivalry of nationalities. But it was too much for the likes of Virender Sehwag and ...

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Rare Metal Hydrogen Disappears from Harvard Lab or Evaporates?

Microscopic images of the stages in the creation of atomic molecular hydrogen: Transparent molecular hydrogen (left) at about 200 GPa, which is converted into black molecular hydrogen, and finally reflective atomic metallic hydrogen at 495 GPa. Courtesy of Isaac Silvera

Harvard researchers claimed last month that they had managed to create metallic hydrogen that has the capability to superconduct electricity at room temperature without resistance in a process that used massive amounts of pressure and a diamond vice. Stored at minus 193 degree celsius, the sample mysteriously disappeared, leaving researchers wonder whether it just evaporated. But they are determined to ...

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