DDA braces for a likely change from builder to planner

New Delhi, Sept. 26 -- The Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the capital's biggest landowning agency, is likely to undergo a major organisational re-haul that will reduce its sanctioned workforce by ... Read More

10 yrs on, Ggm NGO seeks heritage tag for Aravalli park

India, Sept. 26 -- City-based NGO IAmGurgaon on Friday released a report, 'Making of a City Forest', chronicling the 10-year journey of the ecological restoration of the Aravalli Biodiversity Park. Hi... Read More

28k apply for admission to UG courses in city colleges

Gurugram, Sept. 26 -- The state higher education department on Thursday closed the registration process for admission to undergraduate courses, with roughly 28,000 aspirants submitting admission forms... Read More

resumption of work on Sohna road project

India, Sept. 26 -- The National Highways Authority of India has allowed partial resumption of work on the Sohna road project from Saturday. The work was stopped after the collapse of a concrete slab o... Read More

"Stereotypes did not add up"

India, Sept. 26 -- 1What drew you to such a niche subject in Muscular India? I had spent quite a bit of time with IT professionals in Bangalore who showed me the lush campuses they worked in. This wa... Read More

Of drug withdrawals and hearing with skin

India, Sept. 26 -- What does drug withdrawal have in common with a broken heart? Why is the enemy of memory not time, but other memories? How can a blind person learn to see with her tongue or a deaf ... Read More

Dystopia as utopia gone wrong

India, Sept. 26 -- The Wall is speculative fiction set in the future in the imaginary city of Sumer, which is surrounded by the eponymous wall that appears to be impenetrable. This is Gautam Bhatia's ... Read More

The key role of CSIR in the battle against Covid

India, Sept. 26 -- The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), one of the first publicly-funded Science & Technology (S&T) research organisations in India, turns 79 today. CSIR has playe... Read More

The issues that matter to Indian-Americans

India, Sept. 26 -- United States (US) President Donald Trump and Democratic contender Joe Biden's campaigns have pitched their candidates as the best bet for US-India relations to court Indian-America... Read More

Lessons from the Black Death in the time of Covid-19

India, Sept. 26 -- The Black Death that devastated Asia and Europe between the 1330s and 1350s and led to the deaths of an estimated 75 and 200 million people was marked by a desperate search for prev... Read More