2018

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Supreme Court on Maratha reservation: Apex court stays 2018 law granting community quotas in education, jobs
India

Supreme Court on Maratha reservation: Apex court stays 2018 law granting community quotas in education, jobs

The bench referred the pleas questioning the law's validity to a larger Constitution Bench to be set up by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde

Economic slowdown: Here are five more reforms Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman can look at to kick-start growth engines
Business

Economic slowdown: Here are five more reforms Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman can look at to kick-start growth engines

There are at least five big reforms that need doing, can quickly get-off the ground, and which will have lasting positive effects on growth

Middle class approves of Narendra Modi govt's Budget as Rs 5 lakh tax rebate raises satisfaction, finds CVoter survey
Business

Middle class approves of Narendra Modi govt's Budget as Rs 5 lakh tax rebate raises satisfaction, finds CVoter survey

It seems the political side of the Budget 2019 has delivered with almost 70 percent of respondents who took part in CVoterIndia's Budget Exit Poll expressing their satisfaction

2018 was planet Earth's fourth-warmest year ever recorded, reveals study
science

2018 was planet Earth's fourth-warmest year ever recorded, reveals study

Independent scientists calculated that 2018's average temperature was 14.96 degrees Celsius.

2018 sixth warmest year since 1901 in India, says IMD: 1,428 die due to harsh weather, including floods and thunderstorms
India

2018 sixth warmest year since 1901 in India, says IMD: 1,428 die due to harsh weather, including floods and thunderstorms

A total of 1,428 people died due to extreme weather events in 2018, which was also the sixth warmest year since 1901, Of the 1,428 deaths recorded last year, heavy rains and subsequent flooding, dust storms, thunderstorms and lightning claimed half the lives.

A mysterious cosmic flare, 'the cow' might just be the birth of a black hole
science

A mysterious cosmic flare, 'the cow' might just be the birth of a black hole

Scientists also think that the flare could be a monster black hole shredding a passing star.

Muslim women in rural UP split on the Triple Talaq Bill
India

Muslim women in rural UP split on the Triple Talaq Bill

The issue of triple talaq is back in the national hot seat as the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018 — informally known as the Triple Talaq Bill — was brought up for discussion in the Parliament during the winter session. Speaking with various stakeholders at the local level in Bundelkhand, we find a situation more complex than just a divided house. Muslim women seem split on the Bill for a variety of reasons.

2018 in the rearview mirror: From Diego Maradona's World Cup histrionics to Naomi Osaka dancing, funniest moments
Sports

2018 in the rearview mirror: From Diego Maradona's World Cup histrionics to Naomi Osaka dancing, funniest moments

2018 was a barrel of laughs. From Diego Maradona's histrionics in the stands at the FIFA World Cup to JR Smith forgetting the score during Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the year was loaded with moments that tickled the funny bone. 

2018 in the rearview mirror: From coach Roger Federer to Mo Salah making visually impaired fan's day, most heartwarming moments
Sports

2018 in the rearview mirror: From coach Roger Federer to Mo Salah making visually impaired fan's day, most heartwarming moments

As 2018 winds down, here's a list of the most heartwarming stories from sports from the year:

2018 in the rearview mirror: From Sardar Singh to Novak Djokovic, notable retirements and comebacks of year
Sports

2018 in the rearview mirror: From Sardar Singh to Novak Djokovic, notable retirements and comebacks of year

From Sardar Singh and Shiva Keshavan's retirements to Tiger Woods and Novak Djokovic's comebacks, it was an eventful year, one in which Arsene Wenger also bid adieu to Arsenal after over two decades in charge

2018 saw technology take a quantum leap in scientific innovation: Report
News & Analysis

2018 saw technology take a quantum leap in scientific innovation: Report

2018 was a year that saw technology touch virtually every aspect of our lives, and maybe beyond it.

2018 in the rearview mirror: From Belgium winning Hockey World Cup to ball tampering scandal, the biggest stories
Sports

2018 in the rearview mirror: From Belgium winning Hockey World Cup to ball tampering scandal, the biggest stories

Cricketers weeping, underdogs winning, a Ballon d’Or winner not called Ronaldo or Messi. 2018 was a year rich with sporting headlines. Here are the ones that stood out

2018 in the rearview mirror: Reliving Jose Mourinho's year, from ego tussle with Paul Pogba to kicking a wall
Sports

2018 in the rearview mirror: Reliving Jose Mourinho's year, from ego tussle with Paul Pogba to kicking a wall

At times in 2018, watching Jose Mourinho on the sidelines was more entertaining than watching his side Manchester United play. Here's a look at the year that was for the Portuguese manager.

LS clears triple talaq bill: Congress walks out, Owaisi cries hypocrisy as BJP speaks of 'justice' for Muslim women
India

LS clears triple talaq bill: Congress walks out, Owaisi cries hypocrisy as BJP speaks of 'justice' for Muslim women

Almost exactly a year ago, similar scenes were witnessed in the Lok Sabha as the Lower House debated an earlier version of the triple talaq bill.

Kaatrin Mozhi to 2.0 and Ghajinikanth, how Tamil cinema used self-referencing for easy laughs in 2018
Entertainment

Kaatrin Mozhi to 2.0 and Ghajinikanth, how Tamil cinema used self-referencing for easy laughs in 2018

If you have ever taken even the slightest interest in Tamil cinema, you’d know by now that it’s very closely embedded in society and vice versa.

India's top-ranked tennis ace Prajnesh Gunneswaran sets sights on breaking into top 50 in world after best season
Sports

India's top-ranked tennis ace Prajnesh Gunneswaran sets sights on breaking into top 50 in world after best season

"2018 has been my best season. I'm looking to have a better 2019. I have given myself a good platform to push and I hope that happens," Prajnesh Gunneswaran, ranked 107 in the ATP rankings, said.