23 May 2015
New York: Next time when you chew upon your favourite lettuce, be a little more considerate. According to researchers from the University of Missouri (MU), plants can identify the sound of themselves being eaten and react to the threat.
22 May 2015
Kochi: In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court on Friday said that being a Maoist is not a crime and police can not detain a person merely because he is a Maoist. "Being a Maoist is of no crime, though the political ideology of Maoists would not synchronise with our constitutional polity. It is a basic human right to think in terms of human aspirations," it said.
22 May 2015
New York: Drinking chamomile tea can decrease the risk of death from many causes in women, over 65 new researches have found. Chamomile is one of the oldest, most-widely used medicinal plant in the world which has been recommended for a variety of healing applications.
21 May 2015
Mumbai: In a case of religious discrimination, a Mumbai-based diamond jewellery export firm declined to entertain the job application of a youth on the grounds that he was a Muslim. After the rejection letter sparked a controversy, the firm said it was an error on the part of one of its staff and it never practised religious discrimination.
20 May 2015
Washington: NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission to map global soil moisture and detect whether soils are frozen or thawed has begun science operations.
19 May 2015
New Delhi: Employees who are posted in their hometown cannot take Leave Travel Concession (LTC), the Centre has said.
18 May 2015
New York: When it comes to analyzing the health benefits of work shifts, there is nothing like the traditional nine-to-five schedule, says a new study.
16 May 2015
Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday broke his silence on opposition criticism over his frequent foreign visits and took veiled digs at his critics back home, saying he was being attacked for "tireless" work and asserted that if it was a "crime" he would continue to do it.
16 May 2015
London: Just 30 minutes of physical activity six days a week is linked to a 40 percent lower risk of death from any cause among the elderly, a new research shows.
07 May 2015
Patna: Hitting out at the JD(U) government for rise in crime in Bihar, BJP on Thursday alleged that the criminal gangs of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were working in tandem as the merger process underway among the Janata Parivar constituents of the two states.