25 Aug 2016
Washington: Astronomers have found clear evidence of a potentially habitable planet orbiting the closest star to our solar system. The new world, designated Proxima b, orbits its cool red parent star, Proxima Centauri, every 11 days and has a temperature suitable for liquid water to exist on its surface, if it were present. This rocky world is a little more massive than the Earth and is the closest exoplanet to us and the astronomers believe that it may even be the closest possible abode for life beyond our own Sun.
23 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Security personnel on Tuesday recovered 2 Kg of gold bars worth Rs 64,38,960 from the inner wears of a woman passenger at Delhi airport.
16 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Katrina Kaif's love life has always managed to hog the limelight, whether it was her relationship with Salman Khan or alleged breakup with Ranbir Kapoor.
16 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth's entry into the quarter-finals has kept India's medal hopes alive while the other athletes continued to cut a sorry figure as wrestler Ravinder Khatri too failed in his bout at the Rio Olympics on Monday.
11 Aug 2016
Karachi: Legendary Pakistani batsman Hanif Mohammad was declared clinically dead for six minutes today before he was revived back to life at the Aga Khan hospital.
10 Aug 2016
New Delhi: LeT terrorist and Pakistani national Bahadur Ali, who was recently captured in North Kashmir was regularly guided by the control room of terrorist groups in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) with the help of Pakistani forces, Intelligence Agency NIA said on Wednesday.
11 Aug 2016
New Delhi/Dubai: Life is not only stranger than fiction but very unpredictable, and beautiful! This might well be the thought passing through the mind of Mohammad Basheer Abdul Khadar, the Dubai expat who was on board the Emirates flight EK521 which miraculously survived an air-crash as it made a rather magical landing following a technical glitch.
09 Aug 2016
Itanagar: Former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Kalikho Pul has reportedly committed suicide on Tuesday. His body was found hanging at his official residence in Itanagar.
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.
03 Jun 2016
Tokyo: A Japanese boy abandoned in a dense forest by his parents for being naughty was found alive and unharmed today, nearly a week after his disappearance set off a massive search that kept the nation riveted.