28 May 2015
New York: Having two or more drinks daily may damage the heart of elderly people, a study has warned. Moderate drinking is generally defined as two drinks a day (beer, wine or liquor) for men and one drink a day for women.
28 May 2015
New York: Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study conducted by an Indian-American researcher. Kanakadurga Singer, Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the University of Michigan, found that high-fat diets reprogram blood stem cells in male mice, promoting metabolic disease.
21 May 2015
Damascus: Islamic State (IS) militants have gained complete control of Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, a Unesco world heritage site, official reports said here on Thursday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that an air base, a central prison and the intelligence headquarters are all under the control of the IS.
27 May 2015
London: Humans may 'upgrade' themselves to become cyborgs within the next 200 years, merging man and machine to potentially live forever. Yuval Noah Harari, a professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem believes the wealthy will transform into a new type of divine, immortal human with complete power over life and death.
23 May 2015
London: Gay rights groups hailed victory in Ireland's referendum to allow same-sex marriage on Saturday after the 'No' campaigners effectively conceded defeat in the historic vote.
12 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday set aside the look out circular issued against Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai who was offloaded from a flight to London two months back, saying her fundamental right to travel cannot be curtailed.
02 May 2015
Damascus: The toll in the US-led coalition airstrikes on a northern Syrian town has risen to at least 52, a monitoring group reported Saturday.
18 May 2015
Toronto: With the rise in digital technology, the human attention span has shortened from 12 seconds to eight seconds in more than a decade, a recent study by Microsoft Corporation has found.
01 May 2015
Puducherry: The National Human Rights Commission has directed the Puducherry government to pay an interim relief of Rs one lakh to each of the four minor girls who were allegedly sexually exploited by 18 persons, including nine police officials about three months back.
13 May 2015
New Delhi: Government has revoked its order barring a Greenpeace India activist, who was controversially offloaded from flying to London in January, from travelling abroad, the NGO claimed on Wednesday.