14 Oct 2011
Bhutan's picturesque capital is soaked in the colour of festivities as it gears up to give a rapturous welcome to the country's newly-wed Royal Couple who are set to join their subjects in a spectacular celebration of their wedding on Saturday.
14 Mar 2011
Never took your spelling classes seriously in school? Well, you should have because it could have catapulted you to fame may be. That is how a Bangalore man booked his name in Guinness Book, by spelling the word 'Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia'. As if this wasn’t enough to startle people, he pronounced the same word in reverse order as well without batting an eyelid. And with this, Shishir Hathwar, 25, has made his entry possible in Guinness Book record.
18 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Indian Railways offers luxury train journeys that cater to a large number of tourists. Making a journey through Indian Railways helps traveler explore the nature's beauty in the most comfortable way.
05 May 2015
Kolkata: Around 35 percent of school going children in India suffer from poor lung health with pollution being one of the major factors in determining lung health in children, a survey revealed on Monday.
02 Jun 2014
Berlin: Scientists have successfully developed cellulose fibres that are stronger than steel and aluminium. A novel procedure developed by a Swedish-German research team spins extremely tough filaments from tiny cellulose fibrils by aligning them all in parallel during the production process.
29 May 2014
London: Know why your kitten asks for more food as the mercury drops and chill settles in? They too, like humans, need comfort food in the winter.
18 Aug 2012
Get a dose of mythology with a mobile game modelled on the encounters of Lord Krishna with King Kansa.As children, most of us have heard stories of Lord Krishna vanquishing his uncle King Kansa and his arm of demons. You can now experience the same fun virtually through a game on the two mythological characters.
22 Oct 2012
Amidst glitz and glamour surrounding the larger than life Durga images worshipped all over the city, a young artist from a small town of Assam has come down to Kolkata to exhibit the world's smallest Durga idol.
04 Jan 2012
Devoid of any major literary events despite being famed as the cultural capital of the country, Kolkata will boast of two back to back literature festivals this month.
09 Mar 2016
Tokyo: A Japanese bird species combine their calls using specific rules to communicate important compound messages, a new study has found, suggesting that syntax is not unique to humans as previously thought.