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Useful tip: Guys, end every sentence you speak to a woman with, “But I could be wrong”. This saves time. Example: “Good morning! But I could be wrong!” That thought was inspired by a news item I just read. A man robbed a bank and then threw some of the money over singer Taylor Swift’s …

Mumbai:  About 90 per cent of child rape cases were pending trial in India in 2016, no more than 28 percent of such cases ended in conviction, and there is a 20-year backlog in bringing cases to trial, the latest available national crime data show. These data indicate the government move to prioritise a change …

New Delhi: That some 2.37 crore people have applied as the Indian Railways kicked off the process of filling up over 88,000 posts is clearly indicative of the jobless growth the country is experiencing. But the exercise has a positive side  by taking the recruitment process online, the Railways is estimated to have saved 7.5 crore …

Lucknow: Someone once quipped that the universal aptitude for ineptitude makes any human accomplishment an incredible miracle and devoted book readers know it too well. Any of the (sadly-diminishing) tribe would be familiar with responses of wonder over the fact that they manage to read even a modestly-long work in a day or two. Wonder …

New Delhi: There are no business problems, only people problems — and once these get resolved, so do the business problems, says motivational guru Shiv Khera, whose fifth book has just hit the stands while the first one has entered its 20th year and is set to be relaunched. “I am not an expert in any …

Lucknow: Earth, our home, is a truly magnificent place. Around 8.7 million species have lived and evolved on this planet over and across time immemorial. It is a purely vibrant place we inhabit, and it is in grave danger. The environment is the core for any country and its degradation would affect the health of …

Raebareli: It could be an inadvertent error or a deliberate miss but certainly an eyebrow raiser for Bharatiya Janata Party supporters and a curious case of omission for political observers.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conspicuous by his absence on the life-size poster at the stage erected on the occasion of grand Parivartan Sankalp Rally …

In the midst of today’s hectic lifestyle, let’s spare a thought for one of the biggest threats to our health and general well-being: Excess of processed high calories and sugar. It is said that “prevention is better than cure”. Does this mean we should stop consuming food and drinks which have sugar? Maybe not. What …