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Diary of a moon-spotter  (19 July 11:17 am) 
It was the first time that earth-bound man left his footprint on another celestial body. On television in New Delhi, science writer V S P Kurup, now 78, watched Neil Armstrong\'s moonwalk.
Back to the jungle  (12 July 01:43 am) 
Colonial-era forest rest houses in the hills are being spruced up to attract tourists.
The coming out party may be becoming bigger in urban India but for many, the closet door is still firmly shut. Earlier this month, two young girls in love decided to push it open a crack.
Maya's megalomania?  (28 June 03:55 am) 
On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear a petition against the Mayawati government for using public money to build sandstone memorials across Lucknow. A glimpse of the new \'pink city\'.
Why India is meeting Bharat  (21 June 01:49 am) 
Politicians and corporates are walking the extra mile to invest in the aam aadmi.
Mumbai meant the \"open\" borders strategy had to be reworked. The situation in Pakistan has also undergone many changes. The mantra now is \"secure\" and \"safe\" borders. If Pakistan hurtles towards extre
When crime gets creative  (14 June 01:57 am) 
Seventy years after the term was coined by an American criminologist, white collar crime is becoming frighteningly endemic in India.
Does Hindi need word imports?  (14 June 01:57 am) 
English got its millionth word just days ago. But what of Hindi lagging far behind with just 1,20,000 words?
The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas outshine every other Indian school. Their pass percentage in this year's Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class X exams was 97.8.
Memo to India: Look west, at Iran  (07 June 01:57 am) 
Iran is changing and the June 12 elections could well be a turning point. Should India be paying attention? Sunday Times reports from the ground.
Cry, my beloved Sri Lankans  (07 June 01:57 am) 
India's stand was shameful, says the 'Tamil street'.
7 steps to the 21st century  (31 May 01:56 am) 
It's 2009, but India still does not have a government that works - transparently and fast. It does not have to be that way. We do not need to creak painfully into the future.
Sundarban battles with a hungry tide  (31 May 01:56 am) 
A traveller weeps over the deadly blow that cyclone Aila has dealt the unique ecosystem.
Earlier this week, an Iranian serial killer named Mahin admitted that she found inspiration for her six murders in crime writer Agatha Christie's popular novels.
Anger & angst in Nepal  (10 May 03:57 am) 
So what does it have to do with us, one might ask. Everything, if one goes by the views of the man on the street, who says India is meddling too much. Keshav Pradhan assesses the mood in Kathmandu.
Pandemic of fear  (03 May 01:58 am) 
Ishita Chauhan is a worried woman. After a bad coughing fit, her husband is down with fever. He’s an asthma patient so illness is hardly unexpected in Delhi’s hot dry summer.
\"The manner in which the group - that prided itself on being a highly motivated and trained cadre-based organisation - has sunk rapidly, shows that it went on self-destruct mode.\"
If you thought the downturn only hits people, think again. The slowdown has hit the world’s most famous monument to love and India’s most popular heritage site, the Taj Mahal.
Caste: Racism in all but name?  (26 April 01:57 am) 
The Indian government may gloat over the diplomatic triumph that caste-based discrimination was not equated with racism at Geneva’s ‘World Conference on Racism’ last week.
In a case of reverse outsourcing, the Common Admission Test of the Indian Institutes of Management will soon be contracted out to a foreign agency.
Philanthro-capitalists are showing how to mix big business with social enterprise.