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May 22, 2018
Tirumala chief priest sacked following his allegations against TTD: A case of shadow boxing between TDP and BJP?TDP sacked Tirumala temple chief priest AV Ramana Deekshitulu as it believed that he was playing politics - it smells a BJP hand behind his outburst.
May 10, 2018
Red Fort 'adopted' by Dalmia group: Corporate role in restoring heritage monuments needs greater scrutinyThe idea of outsourcing the maintenance of heritage monuments to private companies is not new, but it has to be executed with greater sophistication.
May 07, 2018
Goa government overcomes initial opposition after Red Fort row, says it will support Centre's 'Adopt a Heritage' schemeThe Goa government decided not to oppose listing of the state's heritage monuments under a Central government project designed to rope in private and public firms for maintaining such structures
May 02, 2018
Red Fort row: MoU with Dalmia Bharat group attracts criticism but Centre's move has many global precedentsThe Centre's MoU with the Dalmia Bharat group for maintaining the Red Fort has generated controversy. However, there are numerous global precedents.
Feb 15, 2018
London-based startup develops machine learning algorithm that can detect 94% of Islamic State videosThe machine learning algorithm cost around £600,000 ($830,000) to develop and has been funded by the UK government.
Feb 06, 2018
Astronomy education in India is lacking and only a handful of universities are taking the initiative, says ASI presidentThe number of UG-level colleges with courses in astronomy and astrophysics is tiny and at the school level, astronomy does not figure in the curriculum.
Jan 16, 2018
Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara visit Taj Mahal; tight security measures prohibit other visitors during Israeli PM's visitIsraeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara arrived at Agra on Tuesday morning to see the Taj Mahal.
Jan 02, 2018
ASI to restrict number of tourists visiting Taj Mahal to 40,000 daily, put a three-hour cap on each ticketThe Archaeological Survey of India is likely to restrict the number of tourists visiting the Taj Mahal to 40,000 daily, and put a three-hour cap on each ticket holder to tour the 17th-century Mughal monument in a bid to preserve the heritage site, a source in the culture ministry told PTI.
Nov 14, 2017
Telangana cop suspended after video shows him getting massage from woman home guardAn assistant sub-inspector of the armed reserve wing of police in Telangana's Jogulamba Gadwal district was suspended for alleged misconduct, after a video showing him getting a "massage" from a woman home guard went viral
Nov 10, 2017
Delhi assistant sub-inspector, lawyer caught red handed by CBI for taking bribe of Rs 70,000CBI has arrested a Delhi Police crime branch officer and another person for allegedly accepting a bribe