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Carbon bubble burst forecast

A so-called "carbon bubble" linked to the world's current dependence on fossil fuels could burst within 15 years, trigger a 2008-like financial crisis and wipe out trillions in global wealth, an international team of researchers warned on Monday.
G.S. Mudur Jun 05, 2018 02:29 IST

Archbishop call to protect Constitution

The Archbishop of Goa and Daman, Father Filipe Neri Ferrao, has said the Constitution is in danger and many people are living in an atmosphere of insecurity.
 PTI Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Judge elevation wait

The Supreme Court collegium has not met for over a fortnight now despite its May 16 assurance to reconvene at the "earliest", prolonging the uncertainty over Uttarakhand Chief Justice K.M. Joseph's elevation to the top court.
R. Balaji Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

CBSE leak? Put your finger on your lips

The country's top school education official interrupted Birla High Schools director Mukta Nain four times at a meeting here on Monday after she broached the recent CBSE question paper leak and wondered whether board officials were involved.
Subhankar Chowdhury Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

PM, script is showing: Rahul

Rahul Gandhi on Monday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an allegedly scripted interview he gave in Singapore on Friday and scoffed that any attempt to answer "real questions" might have led to "real embarrassment".
Sanjay K. Jha Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

NEET topper is Bihar girl Kalpana Kumari; UP has maximum passes

Bihar girl Kalpana Kumari in Monday bagged the top rank in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical and dental colleges across the country , but Uttar Pradesh had the largest nymber of successful candidate.
Jun 04, 2018 16:51 IST

Delhi HC refuses last-minute bid to stall NEET results on leak plea

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to stay the results of the 2018 National Eligibility cum Entrance Test on a plea alleging that the question papers were leaked. 
Jun 04, 2018 16:46 IST

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy pitches for amicable solution to Cauvery row after Kamal Haasan meets him

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy today pitched for finding an amicable solution to the Cauvery water sharing dispute with Tamil Nadu after film star-turned politician Kamal Haasan met him here and took up the issue. 
Jun 04, 2018 19:12 IST

Ferrari crash kills city chain owner

A convertible Ferrari California T crashed into the parapet of a flyover on National Highway 6 near Salap in Howrah, killing a Calcutta businessman who was at the wheel.
Our Bureau Jun 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Pension revision for IIT, IIM teachers

The government has decided to revise the pensions of teachers who have retired from the IITs, IIMs and other centrally funded technical institutions, bringing the amount they get now on a par with the seventh pay commission recommendations.
Basant Kumar Mohanty Jun 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Tardy govt risks spoiling benami drive

The attachments of over 780 benami assets, worth crores, risk being invalidated because of the government's failure to create a designated adjudicating authority in the 19 months since enforcing a stringent law against black money and corruption.
PTI Jun 04, 2018 00:00 IST

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