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  Life   More Features  09 Oct 2017

Life, More features, 09 Oct 2017

Photos of Cambodian ‘super pigs’ goes viral

PETA had a strong reaction to the photos.

09 Oct 2017 5:54 PM

Dove lands in trouble for racism in Facebook ad

Dove has apologised for the ad saying that they missed the mark in thoughtful portrayal of women of colour.

09 Oct 2017 5:40 PM

Nepal's newly-retired 'living goddess' starts school

Kumaris represent each of the three former royal kingdoms of the valley: Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur.

09 Oct 2017 5:32 PM

Find out more about the Nobel prize in Economic Sciences

We list a few facts and figures regarding the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences.

09 Oct 2017 5:10 PM

Nobel Prize for Economics goes to Richard H Thaler

The Nobel committee said Thaler's work shows how human traits affect individual decisions as well as market outcomes.

09 Oct 2017 3:24 PM


Study discovers how people are judged based on their face

Here what the research says.

09 Oct 2017 2:44 PM

Parents of 12-year-old boy who wants to transition and become a girl vow to stand by her

Zoey was born a boy named Kian and decided to become a girl as she seeks to block puberty through hormone injections.

09 Oct 2017 1:54 PM

Couple in Nepal's 'first transgender marriage' finds acceptance

Born and raised as a boy in rural Nepal, Monika Shahi Nath never dreamed she would be a bride, accepted as a wife and daughter-in-law.

09 Oct 2017 1:05 PM

Anxious people may be better at making quick decisions: Study

Anxiety is known to affect performance in a number of tasks, like even saying hello to someone.

09 Oct 2017 12:36 PM

British company launches service to scatter ashes in space

Person’s remains are carried 22 miles up to be released into high-altitude winds of stratosphere before emptied canister returns to Earth.

09 Oct 2017 11:17 AM


Monochrome madness! Hilarious footage of falling giant panda cubs in Toronto Zoo

The cubs will leave for Calgary Zoo in March 2018.  

09 Oct 2017 10:31 AM

Iraqi animal lovers start online adoption page to save Baghdad’s strays

So far creator has managed to find homes for some 25 animals after posting their pictures online on the social media page.

09 Oct 2017 9:39 AM

Black rhinos to be reintroduced to Chad, following South Africa deal

Environment ministers from both countries signed MoU 'which will allow for the translocation of six black rhino from South Africa to Chad.'

09 Oct 2017 9:18 AM

Judicial decisions against women’s rights showcase the need for women in national governance

Men are not being persecuted. And the fact that national institutions are supporting this narrative should be deeply disturbing to all.

09 Oct 2017 1:22 AM

‘Haven’ a luxurious time!

Many privileged folk are opting for five-star hotel-like pampering within the confines of their homes.

09 Oct 2017 1:01 AM


Lighting up the mountainside

The idea was to teach them to create bottle art so that they can sell it at the local markets, says Ayan Biswas.

09 Oct 2017 12:44 AM