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Risky level crossings: Road drivers fail to read train speed correctly, says study
Life

Risky level crossings: Road drivers fail to read train speed correctly, says study

An Australian study shows that Road drivers cannot accurately judge their speed of an approaching train when proceeding through a passive level crossing

More women take to smoking under the garb of being modern and independent
Life

More women take to smoking under the garb of being modern and independent

The most common time when women initiate smoking is in their teens, and the number of adolescents who initiate smoking increases every year from grades nine through 12.

What politicians should learn from Bollywood and advertising
Politics

What politicians should learn from Bollywood and advertising

In many states in India, even the most captivating speeches made in Hindi, and broadcast on Hindi and English news channels, would not even have been noticed.

Goa: Cop-neta nexus in tango with drugs mafia, says House report
India

Goa: Cop-neta nexus in tango with drugs mafia, says House report

The report of the assembly panel takes the lid off Goa's worst kept secret.

Will chip-based credit cards really work?
Investing

Will chip-based credit cards really work?

What makes this card more secure is that your card and personal data will be stored in an encrypted format on the chip which looks like a SIM card in front of the card and not on the magnetic strip on the reverse of the card.

Global warming 5mn years ago raised sea levels by 20m: Study
World

Global warming 5mn years ago raised sea levels by 20m: Study

Global warming five million years ago may have caused parts of Antarctica's large ice sheets to melt and sea levels to rise by approximately 20 metres, a new study has claimed.

Iran presidential elections: All you need to know
World

Iran presidential elections: All you need to know

Here's look at Iran's voters, presidents and election procedures.

Rain water harvesting is so easy, why can't Mumbai do it?
Mumbai

Rain water harvesting is so easy, why can't Mumbai do it?

While many Mumbaikars committed the symbolic gesture of not using water during Holi earlier this year, most would agree that there needs to be more concrete steps taken to ensure Mumbai, as a city, is at least partly self reliant on water. What the city therefore needs is an overall water management system that looks ahead.

Why Flipkart's Flyte is shutting down and Apple's iTunes won't
News & Analysis

Why Flipkart's Flyte is shutting down and Apple's iTunes won't

Why did Flipkart shut down Flyte so quickly? How does Flyte compare to Apple iTunes which is more than a decade old and still going strong?

Why Flipkart's Flyte is shutting down and Apple's iTunes won't
Business

Why Flipkart's Flyte is shutting down and Apple's iTunes won't

Why did Flipkart shut down Flyte so quickly? How does Flyte compare to Apple iTunes which is more than a decade old and still going strong?

Need to know: Here's how a child sex abuser operates
India

Need to know: Here's how a child sex abuser operates

Why does one become a child abuser? The answers can be as varied as the reasons for which abusers, abuse.