29 Apr 2016
London: The oldest pieces of rock on Earth - zircon crystals - are likely to have formed in the craters left by violent asteroid impacts that peppered our planet, rather than via plate tectonics as was previously believed, scientists say.
29 Apr 2016
Los Angeles: Officials investigating Prince's death have allegedly found prescription painkillers in the singing legend's possession and at his home near Minneapolis.
28 Apr 2016
Washington: A single antibody infusion can protect monkeys against infection with an HIV-like virus for up to 23 weeks, researchers have found.
23 Apr 2016
Lucknow: Two live hand grenades were found today in an unclaimed bag in the Varanasi district court premises, leading the police to cordon off the area and suspend the court's work.
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.
09 Apr 2016
New York: The US government today kept its encryption battle with Apple alive, pressing the high-tech giant to help crack an iPhone in a drug case in New York.
09 Feb 2016
Jammu: An army jawan who was buried under 25 feet of snow following an avalanche in the Siachen glacier was today miraculously found alive in critical condition after six days of rescue efforts.
16 Apr 2016
Malda: Four bombs were today found in a car, which was supposed to pick up poll personnel, in Malda town just as a driver was about to start the vehicle.
23 Mar 2016
Bengaluru: India survived a mighty scare before pulling off an incredible 1-run victory over Bangladesh in a nerve-wracking low-scoring thriller to keep their semi- final hopes alive in the ICC World T20, here tonight.
09 Mar 2016
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said that Indians held as captives by terrorists in Iraq are alive and assured that the government is making all efforts to bring them back.