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Present tense: The Weekly Puzzle by Dilip D’Souza

Hindustan Times | By Dilip D’Souza
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 10:33 AM IST
This form of the riddle is attributed to Albert Einstein. Can you crack this one and figure out who gave what to the birthday girl?
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(Shutterstock)

Leaving school: An Einstein Puzzle by Dilip D’Souza

Hindustan Times | By Dilip D’Souza
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 10:55 AM IST
This form of the riddle is attributed to Albert Einstein. It is said that 98% of people are incapable of solving it. Give it a shot. There’s even a brief guide to help you along.
US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and late former President Pranab Mukherjee during a reception hosted by Mukherjee on Republic Day at Rashtrapati bhawan in New Delhi.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Archive)
US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and late former President Pranab Mukherjee during a reception hosted by Mukherjee on Republic Day at Rashtrapati bhawan in New Delhi.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Archive)

The repository of knowledge set high standards of bipartisanism

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vinod Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 04:29 AM IST
An academician who strayed early into politics, his stories from the past afforded a rare peep into contemporary events.
File photo: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
File photo: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance, says Rahul Gandhi slamming govt over Covid-19 crisis and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 12:59 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in conversation with former US diplomat Nicholas Burns through video-conferencing, in New Delhi on June 12.(ANI File Photo)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in conversation with former US diplomat Nicholas Burns through video-conferencing, in New Delhi on June 12.(ANI File Photo)

Rahul Gandhi quotes Albert Einstein to attack government on Covid-19 lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Gandhi has been attacking the government over the Covid-19 crisis, accusing it of imposing a hard lockdown on the country and severely affecting the economy.
Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs) -- the existence of which was predicted by Albert Einstein and Indian mathematician Satyendra Nath Bose almost a century ago -- are formed when atoms of certain elements are cooled to near absolute zero (0 Kelvin, minus 273.15 Celsius).(Ht Archive/For Representational Purposes Only)
Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs) -- the existence of which was predicted by Albert Einstein and Indian mathematician Satyendra Nath Bose almost a century ago -- are formed when atoms of certain elements are cooled to near absolute zero (0 Kelvin, minus 273.15 Celsius).(Ht Archive/For Representational Purposes Only)

Quantum ‘fifth state of matter’ observed in space for first time

By Agence France-Presse | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2020 03:05 PM IST
Scientists believe BECs contain vital clues to mysterious phenomena such as dark energy -- the unknown energy thought to be behind the Universe’s accelerating expansion.
Amarjeet Singh with Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth.
Amarjeet Singh with Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth.

The man with over 5,000 autographs, from Jawahar Lal Nehru, Marilyn Monroe to Amitabh Bachchan

Hindustan Times | By Kabir Singh Bhandari
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 04:00 PM IST
Delhi based Amarjeet Singh has more than 5,000 autographs, was awarded by the Limca Book of Records for having the maximum number of autographs of Olympic medal winners.
Everything you need to know about the man who created ‘the world’s most famous equation’.(Unsplash)
Everything you need to know about the man who created ‘the world’s most famous equation’.(Unsplash)

Albert Einstein birth anniversary: Everything you need to know about the man who created ‘the world’s most famous equation’

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2020 10:19 AM IST
Born on March 14, 1879, Albert Einstein is best known for developing the theory of relativity and the mass-energy equivalence formula E = mc2, often dubbed as ‘the world’s most famous equation’.
Mahatma Gandhi reading his correspondence after being released from prison, May 20, 1924(Getty Images)
Mahatma Gandhi reading his correspondence after being released from prison, May 20, 1924(Getty Images)

Why Bapu remains relevant | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Gandhi, in life and death, left lessons contemporary India should heed
The Terminator was the first mainstream blockbuster to show travel back in time.
The Terminator was the first mainstream blockbuster to show travel back in time.

Time tripping: See you yesterday... or in a thousand years from now

By Manik Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 09:52 PM IST
As a new Terminator film arrives in India next month, here’s why time travel, with its suspenseful blind corners, is such a successful trope
CBSE secretary Anurag Tripathi in Lucknow for teachers training organised by City International School in Lucknow.(HT Photo)
CBSE secretary Anurag Tripathi in Lucknow for teachers training organised by City International School in Lucknow.(HT Photo)

Einstein, Newton didn’t have access to fancy schools: CBSE secretary

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2019 03:52 PM IST
Anurag Tripathi on Saturday said eminent scientists like Albert Einstein, Thomas Alva Edison and Isaac Newton did not have access to fancy schools.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary at Gandhi Memorial, Rajghat, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary at Gandhi Memorial, Rajghat, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

‘The best teacher who had solutions’: PM Modi on Gandhi

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 03:01 AM IST
“As a tribute to Gandhi,” Modi wrote in an editorial in the New York Times newspaper, on Wednesday to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, “I propose what I call the Einstein Challenge.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI photo)

In PM Modi’s NYT tribute to the Mahatma, he proposes the Einstein challenge

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 02:30 AM IST
In the piece that outlined the power of the Mahatma’s thoughts and his impact in India and beyond, PM Modi also threw up what he described as “a special Einstein challenge” in the article titled “Why India and the World Need Gandhi”.
Gandhi brought a staggering degree of empathy and understanding for everyone — those who opposed him, those who came from different religious backgrounds, and those whose concerns were distinct from his(National Gandhi Museum)
Gandhi brought a staggering degree of empathy and understanding for everyone — those who opposed him, those who came from different religious backgrounds, and those whose concerns were distinct from his(National Gandhi Museum)

The Greatest Indian Ever

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 01:47 AM IST
Gandhi’s life shaped India. The nation must preserve his values
The school started by MK Gandhi and operated by Anand Niketan at Sevagram Ashram Pratisthan in Wardha, Maharashtra.(Satish Bate/HT)
The school started by MK Gandhi and operated by Anand Niketan at Sevagram Ashram Pratisthan in Wardha, Maharashtra.(Satish Bate/HT)

Growing up in Mahatma Gandhi’s Sevagram Ashram

Hindustan Times | By Abhay Bang
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 01:08 PM IST
In 1936, Gandhi decided to personally live and work in villages. He wanted to redirect the educated class in India towards villages.
Railways minister Piyush Goyal, a key backroom strategist of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, lamented that the primary message that he was trying to deliver was lost in the rush to highlight his mistake.(RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO)
Railways minister Piyush Goyal, a key backroom strategist of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, lamented that the primary message that he was trying to deliver was lost in the rush to highlight his mistake.(RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO)

Made a mistake, says Piyush Goyal; hits back at critics over Einstein gaffe

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aroosa Ahmed
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 07:17 AM IST
That error - he had credited Albert Einstein for the concept of gravity propounded by Isaac Newton who was born more than two centuries earlier -- made Piyush Goyal the target of many barbs.
Several people took to Twitter to correct the mistake.(Twitter/@followTheGupta)
Several people took to Twitter to correct the mistake.(Twitter/@followTheGupta)

Piyush Goyal’s ‘Einstein discovered gravity’ gaffe sets Twitter abuzz

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 07:45 PM IST
The slip up involving Einstein and gravity by Union minister Piyush Goyal didn’t go unnoticed and led to massive trolling on social media.
Union Minister for Railways and Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal
Union Minister for Railways and Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal

On ‘Einstein discovered gravity’ gaffe, Piyush Goyal issues clarification

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 09:25 PM IST
Piyush Goyal’s slip up was not lost on the netizens who quickly took to Twitter to point out that gravity was discovered by Isaac Newton and Einstein is credited for his theory of relativity.
Motivational and inspirational quotes to share on Facebook, WhatsApp.
Motivational and inspirational quotes to share on Facebook, WhatsApp.

Teacher’s Day 2019: Motivational and inspirational quotes to share on Facebook, WhatsApp

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 01:02 PM IST
Teacher’s Day 2019: Teachers are inspirational, teachers are wise, and they’re one of the first mentors in a child’s life. Here are a few quotes and messages you can share with your favourite teachers to bring a smile on their faces, this Teacher’s Day.
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(Getty Images)

Your version 2.0 must have these skills to be prepared for new future of work

PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2019 11:16 AM IST
None of us know with certainty what the future of work will be like or which skills will be obsolete Vs in demand, but we can definitely be better prepared to handle the uncertainty. Research continues to prove that the impact of technology will be more on the nature of work and less on the number of jobs.
Congratulations have been pouring in from friends and family around the world, with Jiya turning into a mini-celebrity as her autograph is sought by some of her schoolmates ever since the results came out earlier this month.(FACEBOOK)
Congratulations have been pouring in from friends and family around the world, with Jiya turning into a mini-celebrity as her autograph is sought by some of her schoolmates ever since the results came out earlier this month.(FACEBOOK)

11-year-old Indian-origin girl tops Mensa test in UK

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 11:48 PM IST
Jiya Vaducha scored the highest-possible marks of 162 on the Cattell III B paper recently.
An electricity pole without cables in the village.(HT Photo)
An electricity pole without cables in the village.(HT Photo)

Their Saubhagya? No power connection but they’re getting bills

Prayagraj | By Farhan Ahmed Siddiqui
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2019 12:15 AM IST
The village, which has no electricity since Independence, was surveyed for Narendra Modi government’s much touted Saubhagya Yojna last year.
Albert Einstein(Source: Wikipedia/ illustration: Malay Karmakar)
Albert Einstein(Source: Wikipedia/ illustration: Malay Karmakar)

Monarch of the Mind- Albert Einstein

UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 06:59 PM IST
The year is often referred to as Einstein’s annus mirabilis or miracle year. A paper titled ‘Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?’ focused on the relativity theory and led to the famous equation E = mc2.
Many of science’s most well recognised symbols are related to one specific scientist. Be they equations (E = mc2), theories (that one about relativity), or even the most popular idea of the “mad scientist” look. This person is Albert Einstein(AFP)
Many of science’s most well recognised symbols are related to one specific scientist. Be they equations (E = mc2), theories (that one about relativity), or even the most popular idea of the “mad scientist” look. This person is Albert Einstein(AFP)

Celebrating Einstein, the scientist-statesman

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 07:40 PM IST
His unique position as a scientist statesman creates a template for future scientists to follow
Children dressed as Lord Ram and Sita take a selfie during ‘Diwali’ celebrations in Ajmer.(HT File Photo)
Children dressed as Lord Ram and Sita take a selfie during ‘Diwali’ celebrations in Ajmer.(HT File Photo)

Rename gravitational waves as Modi waves, says speaker at Science Congress

Jalandhar | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 11:57 PM IST
Dr Kannan Jagathala Krishnan said if his theory is accepted, gravitational waves would be referred to as ‘Narendra Modi Waves’.
A screengrab of a video that talks about the God Letter written by Albert Einstein(Christies/Instagram)
A screengrab of a video that talks about the God Letter written by Albert Einstein(Christies/Instagram)

‘The word God is nothing but human weakness to me’: Albert Einstein’s letter sold for USD 3 million

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, New York
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 12:53 PM IST
“The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product of human weakness, the Bible a collection of venerable but still primitive legends,” Einstein wrote in the letter. This remarkably candid, private letter was written a year before Einstein’s death and remains the most fully articulated expression of his religious and philosophical views, the auction said in a statement.
A handwritten letter from physicist Albert Einstein in which he explicitly rejected God and religion is set to be auctioned at Christie’s auction house in New York City.(AP)
A handwritten letter from physicist Albert Einstein in which he explicitly rejected God and religion is set to be auctioned at Christie’s auction house in New York City.(AP)

Albert Einstein’s letter rejecting God, religion set to go on sale at Christie’s in New York

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 08:31 PM IST
Einstein wrote the infamous “God letter” to German philosopher Eric Gutkind in 1954 who had written a book called “Choose Life: The Biblical Call to Revolt” that, apparently, Einstein did not like.
It was the indigenously built SXT and Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) instruments on-board the Astrosat that first observed the black hole in a favourable state so as to be able to interpret the X-ray at the end of 2016.
It was the indigenously built SXT and Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) instruments on-board the Astrosat that first observed the black hole in a favourable state so as to be able to interpret the X-ray at the end of 2016.

Isro-Nasa project finds black hole that spins near max possible rate

Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2018 06:20 PM IST
The findings are significant, said researchers, because so far, high spin rates of only about five black holes have been quantified accurately
The 69-year-old is the founder of loop of quantum gravity.(HT photo)
The 69-year-old is the founder of loop of quantum gravity.(HT photo)

Portraying ancient knowledge system as an alternative to science could lead to disaster, says Einstein prize awardee

Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 06:39 PM IST
Indian-born theoretical physicist Abhay Vasant Ashtekar was awarded for “numerous and seminal contributions” to the field of gravitational physics.
Many of us aren’t exactly excited on Monday mornings.(Unsplash)
Many of us aren’t exactly excited on Monday mornings.(Unsplash)

10 inspiring quotes to battle Monday blues

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 05:21 PM IST
We realise that Mondays can be stressful, which is why we’ve taken the help of Albert Einstein, Walt Disney and others to motivate you.
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