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.
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.
04 Aug 2014
New Delhi: His voice still coons in the hearts of music lovers, his versatile acts are alive in the minds of millions of cinema lovers, the man who redefined entertainment and never feared to explore all the quarters of film making. Drenched in his art, Kishore Kumar gave Bollywood an evergreen musical legacy which keeps on resonating in every musical nerve alive.
04 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Several incriminating documents, including blank fitness and medical certificates having seals of senior resident doctors, have been recovered from the possession of an attendant working at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
29 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Global conservation organization WWF on Tuesday sounded an alarm over poaching of tigers and said that at an average, two wild cats are killed per week due to high demand of their body parts in Asian countries.
26 Jul 2014
Hyderabad: It is like ‘rebirth’ for six-year-old Darshan Goud, who was mistakenly believed to have been killed in the terrible train-school bus collision at an unmanned railway crossing that left 16 persons, including 14 children, dead in Telangana's Medak district.
25 Jul 2014
New York: Biologists have discovered an extremely widespread virus that could be as old as humans and could play a major role in obesity and diabetes. More than half the world's population is host to the newly described virus, named crAssphage, which infects one of the most common types of gut bacteria, Bacteroidetes, the findings showed.
26 Jul 2014
London: Anthropologists have unearthed a 100,000-year-old skeleton of a child in Israel who may have died because of a brain injury - the oldest evidence of brain damage in a modern human.
30 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Claiming that it found several antibiotic residues in chickens tested in Delhi-NCR region, an environment body on Wednesday said "large-scale and indiscriminate" use of antibiotics in poultry industry might be "strongly linked" to growing antibiotic resistance in Indians.
20 Jul 2014
Kiev/Kuala Lumpur: Ukrainian investigators have found 196 bodies at the crash site where a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 298 people was brought down by a missile in pro-Russia rebels-held eastern part of the country.