12 Jan 2015
Manila: Commercial billboards with erotic images and highly emotive words distract drivers and may consequently lead to road accidents, says a new study.
07 Jan 2015
New York: Using a rear-facing car seat until a child is two years old reduces risk of serious injury but close to one-quarter of parents in US turn the seat around before their child is even a year old, shows a survey.
15 Jan 2015
Washington: The world's oceans are now rising far faster than they did in the past, a new study says. The study found that for much of the 20th century until about 1990 sea level was about 30 percent less than earlier research had figured.
29 Dec 2014
Nashik: A Mumbai engineer and a cost accountant had a traditional marriage in the presence of their families atop the misty Mt. Kalsubai, Maharashtra's tallest peak.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Hitting the road on your next trip? Whether its a fun ride with friends or a trip with the family, long hours behind the wheels can exhaust you easily. It is important to prepare for a long distance road trip to make your journey smooth and a memorable one.
20 Nov 2014
Kolkata: Outside their protected areas, leopards often reside in human habitats, but avoid encounters with people, a new study shows. Some researchers radio-collared five leopards in Maharashtra and Himachal Pradesh, for the first time in India, and recorded their movement patterns in human-dominated areas outside their protected habitat.
08 Aug 2014
Perth: Commuters in Perth pushed against a train to help a man trapped between a train and platform. People often come together for a good cause, and passengers travelling on the train saved the fellow passenger by tilting the train.
13 Aug 2014
New York: Do you often fear that you are going to be the next victim of burglary, road rage or racial crime? Show a natural response to crime and do not let that fear reach chronic or phobic levels.
30 Jul 2014
Los Angeles: NASA's decade-old Mars rover Opportunity has set a new off-Earth, off-road distance record, logging just over 25 miles (40 km) on the surface of the Red Planet to surpass the benchmark set in 1973 by a Russian probe on the moon.
02 Oct 2014
Shimla: Ace rallyist Suresh Rana, who captured the Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya, one of the world's toughest off-road motor rallies, nine times in the four-wheeler Xtreme category, aims to capture the tenth title this year in the 16th edition beginning next month.