25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Seven naval officers were found guilty following a probe into the fire that occurred on board submarine INS Sindhuratna earlier this year, which left two personnel dead and led to the resignation of former Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: A board of inquiry probing the accident in submarine INS Sindhuratna has found seven officers culpable and action has been initiated against them, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told Parliament on Tuesday.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In the third such incident in the last 48 hours, a youth hailing from the northeast was found dead in South Delhi's Munirka area on Thursday night.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: A 33-year-old PhD scholar from Manipur was found murdered with his neck slashed at his home in south Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area on Wednesday night.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: With the Medical Council of India issuing summons to about 300 doctors from across the country over graft charges, MCI president Jayshree Mehta on Wednesday said stern action would be taken against those found guilty.
18 Nov 2014
New York: Long-term exposure to triclosan, found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household items, may cause liver fibrosis and cancer, an alarming study suggests.
15 Nov 2014
Kemerovo: Fragments of the skeleton of the biggest known psittacosaurus sibiricus, or a parrot-beaked dinosaur, have been unearthed near the village of Shestakovo in Russia's Kemerovo region in western Siberia.
12 Nov 2014
London: Andy Murray kept alive his bid to reach the semi-finals of the ATP Tour Finals with a crucial 6-3, 7-5 victory in his shoot-out with Milos Raonic on Tuesday.
14 Nov 2014
Washington: People with a newly identified genetic variant perform better on certain types of memory tests, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found.
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.