22 Feb 2015
London: In a breakthrough, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist, have shown that stem cells from the skin of two adults of the same sex can be used to make human egg and sperm cells.
17 Feb 2015
Doha: A report on the prevalence of type-2 diabetes worldwide released on Tuesday warned that an estimated 600 million people will suffer from the disease by 2035 and has termed it as a "serious and urgent" challenge.
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.
10 Jan 2015
New York: Nearly 80 percent of people worldwide now own a smartphone while almost 50 percent have a tablet, a report from market research firm says.
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.
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.
05 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Hydrologists may soon be able to communicate water levels of river basins at the press of a cell phone button, with the Central Water Commission proposing a mobile application.
13 Mar 2015
Sydney: After reviewing 225 research papers on homeopathy, a top Australian body for medical research has concluded that homeopathy is not effective for treating any medical condition.
08 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Despite hotel tariff rising globally due to an improving world economy, it declined in Asia, including India, by two per cent during 2014, making it the second consecutive year the region reported a tariff decline, says a recent survey.
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.