13 Nov 2014
Washington: Scientists have developed a new inexpensive and highly sensitive electronic 'tongue' that could sample food and drinks as a quality check before they hit the stores. The electronic 'tongue' could also monitor water for pollutants or test blood for signs of disease, researchers said.
20 Nov 2014
Panaji: Nearly fifty lakh pilgrims are expected to visit old Goa during the 44-day Exposition of the St Francis Xavier commencing from November 22, organizers said.
18 Nov 2014
New York: Smartphone apps that promise to help you lose the extra kilos may not actually be doing so as most users leave them midway, new research says.
12 Nov 2014
Washington: We know that the weather has a profound physiological and psychological impact on us.
19 Nov 2014
United Nations: India has the highest number of people practising open defecation in the world at 597 million, according to the UN which said political will at the "highest level" is needed to address the challenge.
17 Nov 2014
Hyderabad: The Telangana Legislative Assembly was adjourned for the day without transacting any real business on Monday as the "defections" issue rocked the House with the main opposition Congress MLAs stalling the proceedings during the Question Hour.
13 Oct 2014
Johannesburg: Fallen paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius returns to court on Monday at the start of his sentencing hearing after he was convicted of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend, with his lawyers set to argue for leniency.
11 Nov 2014
London: A new study points to the major role obesity plays in triggering and prolonging auto-immune diseases. In the case of auto-immune diseases, the immune system attacks its own body rather than predatory invaders.
17 Nov 2014
Noida: To observe World Remembrance Day for road victims, Noida Police and district administration organised a candle light vigil and also held a health check-up camp for policemen.