03 Jan 2015
London: Social networking giants Facebook and Twitter have not removed hundreds of inflammatory Islamophobic postings despite being alerted by anti-racism groups, a newspaper reported.In the the aftermath of the Rotherham sex-abuse scandal and the murder of British hostages held by the Sunni radical group Islamic State (IS), the number of hate messages targeting Muslims have gone up significantly in recent months.
20 Feb 2015
New York: Much to the delight of egg and meat lovers, a US advisory health panel has determined that dietary restrictions may not affect the level of bad cholesterol in the blood.
09 Apr 2015
London: Adding further evidence to the global belief that Mars may once have harboured life, Danish scientists have calculated that Martian glaciers have frozen ice equivalent to over 150 billion cubic metres - enough to cover the entire surface of the Red planet with more than one metre of ice.
11 Dec 2014
Washington: A team of researchers from India and the US has found that the browning of the Taj Mahal's iconic marble dome and soaring minarets is due to dust and airborne carbon particles.
10 Feb 2014
Jaisalmer: The world famous annual desert festival, which exhibits rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan, will begin with colourful procession on February 12 in Jaisalmer.
11 Sep 2014
New York: For kids suffering from attention deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD), daily aerobic exercises before school can help reduce symptoms of inattentiveness, moodiness and difficulty in getting along with others in the classroom as well as at home.
03 Nov 2014
Copenhagen: Climate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, UN's panel on climate science said on Sunday.
07 Dec 2013
Mumbai: Crossword, the leading bookstore chain, presented the 12th edition of its popular books award in Mumbai this weekend, with Ravi Subramaniam, who is also known as the John Grisham of banking, bagging a hat-trick under the popular category.
30 May 2014
Washington: People are in the best mood while they are bicycling compared to any other mode of transportation, a new study has found.
15 Jan 2015
Washington: The world's oceans are now rising far faster than they did in the past, a new study says. The study found that for much of the 20th century until about 1990 sea level was about 30 percent less than earlier research had figured.