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Life, More features, 02 Jan 2018

Quarter of world could become desert if global warming increases by just 2ºC

Study finds, weather change would see more than quarter of world's land surface, home to more than 1.5 billion people, becoming more arid.

02 Jan 2018 8:37 PM

Tibet's least populated village finally gets electricity

In 2008, the local government built a small hydropower station, but it failed to meet increasing power demands.

02 Jan 2018 8:35 PM

Chef sparks outrage for spiking vegan group's meals with meat

Restaurateur boasts on Facebook about incident, faces social media backlash.

02 Jan 2018 8:05 PM

Twins born a year apart as mother goes into labour prematurely

A twist of fate meant that both of them arrived in the world 20 minutes apart but in different years.

02 Jan 2018 7:58 PM

New humanoid robot sweats during exercise

The robot has an artificial perspiration system.

02 Jan 2018 6:37 PM


Women show support for initiative to end sexual harassment at the workplace with #TimesUp

Top actresses tweeted to register their participation in the fight against harassment faced by women at the workplace.

02 Jan 2018 6:36 PM

Woman has her leg cut off after getting stuck between elevator's closing doors

CCTV footage of short-haired woman shows her looking at her phone while walking into lift when she trips and falls on the elevator floor.

02 Jan 2018 6:17 PM

These are the things Markle will be banned from doing after marrying Prince Harry

From clicking selfies, voting and going out alone, here are things that the actress will not be allowed to do anymore.

02 Jan 2018 5:02 PM

Find out why a cat's purr is good for you

Cat’s purr is not as simple as a human smiling or a dog wagging its tail, it is way more complicated than that.

02 Jan 2018 2:20 PM

No more chocolates as cacao plant may soon go extinct

Scientists from University of California are teaming up with Mars company to try and save crop before it is too late.

02 Jan 2018 12:56 PM


An awe-inspiring, versatile art form

Aerial Silk, also known as tissue or fabric is one of the newest, yet most awe inspiring and versatile art form.

02 Jan 2018 6:04 AM

Bihar actor creates a buzz in Latin American film industry

Prabhakar landed in Costa Rica as a student for studies at Universidad Panamericana in 2000.

02 Jan 2018 5:56 AM

Reviving tradition

Interior designer Hamsini Hariharan’s works are immensely inspired from her deep love for Indian folk art .

02 Jan 2018 12:47 AM

Bitcoin: Another Ponzi Scheme?

Right from Amitabh Bachchan to Paris Hilton, the crypto-currency fever has spread like wildfire.

02 Jan 2018 12:04 AM