30 Oct 2014
New York: Astronomers have discovered a sustaining, planet-forming lifeline in a binary star system. Like a wheel within a wheel, the binary star system called GG Tau-A contains a large, outer disk encircling the entire system as well as an inner disk around the main central star.
30 Oct 2014
Islamabad: At least four new polio cases have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected this year to 231 with the county's fight against the crippling disease showing no signs of improvement.
28 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The World Kabaddi League (WKL) on Tuesday announced the list of 23 players who have committed anti-doping rule violations, either before the draft or during and also in out of competition tests.
17 Sep 2012
My first tryst with mermaids was in kindergarten in a fancy dress competition. My aunt had created a fin out of yellow chart paper. When the 2 feet something mermaid in me lost, I remember my aunt saying, “Mermaids are shy of humans, so they don’t accept prizes.”Last week, I watched Mermaid, The Body Found, a programme that will air on Animal Planet on September 22 at 8 pm. In April 2004, two boys are the first to find whales, in large numbers, washed up on the shore of Washington state. Later, this was discovered to be the largest whale beaching ever witnessed.
20 Oct 2014
Kolkata : An unexploded bomb of World War-II era was found by tribals living in an island of Andaman after which it was disposed off safely by defence commandos on Monday.
15 Oct 2014
London: Personalised treatment for Type 2 diabetes could be available soon as researchers have found that yohimbin, a drug that was de-registered for several years, effectively blocks damaging effects of a gene variant that impairs insulin production.
18 Aug 2014
Jakarta: Bad weather was hampering a desperate search on Monday for two foreign tourists still missing after a boat travelling between two Indonesian islands sank at the weekend, although 13 more people had been plucked from the water alive, officials said.
27 Sep 2014
Bangalore: Pakistan champions Lahore Lions registered their first win in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 main draw as they outplayed Dolphins of South Africa by 16 runs to keep their hopes of booking a semi-final spot alive on Saturday.
04 Oct 2014
New Delhi: In a security scare, a defused grenade was found on Friday night on the business class of an Air India jumbo aircraft which was kept as a standby for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent US visit.
08 Oct 2014
Burdwan: Two more houses used by the Burdwan blast suspect have been found at a walking distance from the Khagragarh house where the 2nd October explosion took place.