07 Oct 2015
Kabul: Two sets of human remains have been discovered in the Afghan Presidential palace, a spokesman said yesterday, rekindling memories of the bloody fate of some of the war-ravaged country's leaders and their families.
05 Oct 2015
Washington: Researchers have found the fossil record of the earliest North American coral species that reappeared after the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction event more that 200 million years ago.
03 Oct 2015
Washington: A nutrient-rich, balanced diet is beneficial to corals during stressful thermal events, a new study has found.
29 Sep 2015
Washington: You have one more reason to book your date with the much-awaited Matt Damon-starrer science-fiction film 'The Martian' this weekend.
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.
18 Sep 2015
New Delhi: All the 39 Indians held hostage in Iraq by Islamic State militants for more than a year are 'alive', External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the families of the victims today.
19 Sep 2015
Indore: A group of researchers has claimed to have found two new 'nesting sites' of dinosaurs in Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh. According to researchers, the rare fossilised dinosaur eggs lying at these places are about 6.5 crore years old.
18 Sep 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose declassified by the state government today contain letters supporting the theory that he was alive after 1945 and that his family was snooped upon.
15 Sep 2015
Srinagar: A man's body was found in north Kashmir's Baramulla district today, a day after three bullet-riddled bodies of three youth were found at an orchard there.
14 Sep 2015
Srinagar: Bodies of three men, including that of an alleged militant, were found today about 30 kms from here in Baramulla district, triggering protests by locals even though police said the deaths appeared to be a result of fight between two militant groups.