15 paradoxes that will make your head explode
It's a crucial insight from one of the founders of Western philosophy: You should question everything you think you know.
The science of non-attachment
There is much truth and even more to recommend what the expatriate Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, autho...
Why the social media menace of 'food photo bombing' is really about showing off
It was with the advent of cell phone cameras and social media...
There are no worlds apart
“Religion, art and science are branches of the same tree,” said Einstein. But are they really ? In a larger and more inclusive sense they must be, because even though they deal with seemingly dissimilar objectives like spirituality, aesthetics or empiricism all three endeavours originate in the human mind. Which is to say that if the human mind is the tree then these are branches which ultimately go down to one unseen root system underground.
Indian origin scientist develops potential hydrogen storage material
A scientist of Indian origin has led an international research team to demonstrate an atomistic mechanism of hydrogen release in magnesium nanoparticles - a potential hydrogen storage material.
The unity that comes from within
The current understanding of physics gives rise to two radically different pictures of reality at two different levels, micro-reality and macro-reality.
The eternal nature of all belief
Each new finding renders simple and codifies an observed phenomenon; yet, at another, it adds complexity to the whole.
Governments have a controlling mindset, ease of doing business has not improved: Narayana Murthy
Infosys founder Narayana Murthy tells Sagarika Ghose that Make in India, Start Up India are good ideas but change takes time in India.
GST must be ushered in soon; no need to aim for a perfect tax right now
The lure for the 'best' should not become the roadblock for a 'good' scheme. As one proceeds, things can be improved.
The end of certainty in economics
The apparent ‘end of certainty’ in economics need not be seen as a disaster.
India against corruption: Arvind Kejriwal, Team Anna decide to join political class
Kejriwal's quantum jump from civil society activism into electoral politics stands in stark contrast to what he used to spout at high-charged public gatherings.
Oxford cannot be franchised like hamburgers: Vice-Chancellor
On a visit to Delhi, Andrew Hamilton, vice-chancellor of Oxford, gave his first interview to a foreign publication since taking office, telling TOI about the cutting-edge excitement of being a top-flight university administrator.
RIL-RNRL verdict: Market experts' opinions
In a landmark judgement for corporate India, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled 2:1 in favour of Reliance Industries in the RIL-RNRL. Here are a few market experts' opinions on what the impact of the RIL-RNRL verdict on the market is likely to be.
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