Hollywood  /  Published 19.02.20

Science and the human minefield

World War I was gruesome. It was a war at the cusp of old technology and new. The idea of air force was only a few years old, fire power in the form of artillery dominated battle, battle tanks made th...
By Shyam G. Menon in

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Poll menufesto: a food chart for forces

At a CRPF camp in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, Assistant Commandant Atma Singh had treated polling officer Newton to a breakfast of boiled eggs, bread and condescending culinary intelligence: “Jungli a...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.09.19

Goyal gravity gaffe on Einstein

The free fall of the Indian economy perhaps reminded Union minister Piyush Goyal of gravity on Thursday, with the gravity of the matter appearing to cause him to slip up.With data suggesting a slowdow...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.18

Hawking's posthumous book wins acclaim

Sir — A new book by Stephen Hawking, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, has been published posthumously. It has quickly garnered much appreciation. The book touches upon some controversial issues, ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 06.01.19

Science searches for myth filters

When a vice-chancellor told the Indian Science Congress last week that the Kauravas were test-tube babies, the usual expressions of shock were somewhat muted by a sense of déjà vu as well as a shrug...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 22.03.19

Anjali Patil on doing only socially relevant films

The Hindi-speaking audience last saw Anjali Patil as Malko in the much-celebrated Newton two years ago and last year she made her Tamil debut as Puyal, the fiery young woman, in Rajinikanth’s Kaala....
By Karishma Upadhyay in

India  /  Published 14.09.19

On Einstein & math, Piyush not off the mark

The jokes have been pouring onto Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at cyber-speed, forcing railway minister Piyush Goyal to admit that he got his science wrong about Einstein not needing mathematics to ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.09.19

Piyush Goyal sees mischief

Union minister Piyush Goyal, who was the butt of jokes on social media on Thursday after he said Albert Einstein had discovered gravity, issued two clarifications but did not once admit that he had ma...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi


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