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Nobel Laureates Esther Duflo And Abhijit Banerjee On How Good Economics Can Be Used To Fight Poverty

This year’s Nobel Prize-winners Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo have used an experimental approach to tackle global poverty
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Do You Know These 13 Facts About 'The Wizard Of Menlo Park'?

Considered to be America's greatest inventor, Thomas Alva Edison is known for his contribution in various fields—electric power generation, motion pictures, sound recording etc. Here are some interesting facts about the creator of the light bulb.

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How To Keep Your Money Safe During An Economic Slump

Six tips from financial planners to ride out a sluggish economy 

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The Unforgettable Field Marshal Cariappa

A tribute to the legendary army man who embodied the courage and valour of the Indian soldier

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It was a lifelong dream to complete her doctorate. When she finally did, it was with her daughter

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Rana Safvi Brings Alive Stories Of Love, Loss and Betrayal From Within The Red Fort

The monument today is the crumbling remains of an imperious Mughal paradise waiting to be conserved

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Take this quiz to find out how you fare

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When Breath Becomes a Burden

A silent epidemic, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is preventable but, worryingly, under-diagnosed

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Fight For A World Of Reason

This moving speech was written for the 1940 film The Great Dictator. Here, Charlie Chaplin’s character, a Jewish barber thrust into the position of a lookalike despot, seizes the opportunity to speak out.

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The Boy With The Spike In His Head

Removing it would severely test both him and his doctors

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Sher Singh And The Hot-Water Bottle

Master storyteller Ruskin Bond mesmerizes readers with this tale of life in the hills during a time of alcohol and liquor prohibition

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#Good Ideas: Upgrade Your Life With Easy-To-Follow Advice

Simple tips to make your everyday living better

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15 Facts You Didn't Know About Sir P. G. Wodehouse

Celebrating this icon of humour on his 138th birth anniversary

The Man Who Remained Committed To Finding Solutions For Poverty
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The Man Who Remained Committed To Finding Solutions For Poverty

Abhijit Banerjee, one of the Nobel Prize winners this year in Economics, has been working on fighting poverty for years. He was even arrested as a student-activist once