02 Sep 2014
New York: The bacteria living inside us can distinguish friendly viruses from the harmful ones, a quality that helps them expand their diet and an attack human efficiently, says a study.
01 Sep 2014
Tokyo: Keen to upgrade the educational standards in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited a 136-year-old school im Tokyo as a ‘student’ to understand the academic system of Japan which could be replicated back home.
31 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Aiming to ensure greater passenger safety and smooth train operations, Railways is installing a state-of-the-art system along the sides of tracks for detection of faults and defective parts in coaches, wagons and locomotives.
30 Aug 2014
Tokyo: Japan's Panasonic and salt to steel conglomerate Tata group have joined hands to develop compact water purification system for India, said a media report.
30 Aug 2014
Frankfurt: Audi, the top-of-the-range car maker belonging to auto giant Volkswagen, said it is recalling 70,000 cars worldwide owing to potential problems with braking systems.
31 Aug 2014
New Delhi: After two failed bids, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) may soon sign a deal with an Indian automotive manufacturing company to procure a total of 1,380 semi-low-floor buses to replace its fleet of standard-floor ones (yellow buses).
29 Aug 2014
Washington: Are you trying e-cigarettes or other nicotine replacement therapies to overcome addiction to cigarette smoking? Be warned, as they are not as safe as you might have assumed, said a study.
25 Aug 2014
Hanoi: India's Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) educational system is making quiet inroads into Vietnam, thanks to the efforts of the Indian diaspora.
26 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Industry chamber CII said the Supreme Court judgement on coal block allocation will help usher in a transparent system of allocation of natural resources. New Delhi: Industry chamber CII said the Supreme Court judgement on coal block allocation will help usher in a transparent system of allocation of natural resources.
24 Aug 2014
Shanghai: China could have a new homegrown operating system by October to take on imported rivals such as Microsoft Corp, Google Inc and Apple Inc, Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.