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Life, More features, 29 Jan 2018

India has 21 million 'unwanted' girls

Families where a son is born are more likely to stop having children than families where a girl is born.

29 Jan 2018 8:53 PM

Microbes used to convert human waste into space food

The team found that methane was readily produced during anaerobic digestion of human waste and could be used to grow a different microb.

29 Jan 2018 8:43 PM

Icy ponds on Himalayan glaciers influence water flow: study

Water flowing from glacierised catchments in the Himalaya is a critical water resource for mountain dwellers in particular.

29 Jan 2018 8:37 PM

A kangaroo named Paul is now the oldest tree kangaroo in US

To celebrate, Paul may get extra sweet potatoes, his favorite.

29 Jan 2018 6:30 PM

Inmate arrested breaking back in prison with booze, food

They arrested him as he ran back toward the prison.

29 Jan 2018 6:01 PM


Myanmar LGBT festival goes public for first time

The race and other games including handbag throwing were some of the highlights of the "&Proud" festival.

29 Jan 2018 4:41 PM

Colonel Gaddafi had almost purchased Manchester United

Former Libyan dictator was within hours of buying majority stake in Man U before it was sold to the Glazers.

29 Jan 2018 3:08 PM

Woman misses own wedding, gets dumped by furious new husband

Nichola Touhy accidentally stood up fiancé on big day, and only managed to reach in time for reception, at which point, he stormed out.

29 Jan 2018 1:45 PM

Firm introduces sex robots modelled after popular porn stars

. The droids have the exact same body structure and voice as the porn actresses.

29 Jan 2018 12:40 PM

Couple marry in courthouse bathroom due to unforeseen circumstances

The groom's mother began to have breathing issues shortly after the ceremony began.

29 Jan 2018 11:38 AM


Founder of IKEA, Ingvar Kamprad dies at 91

Kamprad died on Saturday at his home in Smaland, in southern Sweden, the chain's Swedish unit, IKEA Sverige, said on Twitter on Sunday.

29 Jan 2018 11:31 AM

Breaking tradition: Meghan to give speech at wedding to Prince Harry

Suits star will address the 800 guests at the Windsor Castle reception instead of her father.

29 Jan 2018 11:15 AM

Girls, it’s time to embrace yoga!

It also helps you manage your mood swings.

29 Jan 2018 1:23 AM

Voices of hard-hitting truth

And that is when the true essence of humanitarian work smacked me hard in the face.

29 Jan 2018 1:23 AM

Starting a talk on menstrual health

Ruhpreet has resolved to create a change in her town by breaking the taboo around mensturation.

29 Jan 2018 1:23 AM


Down memory lane in tones of sepia

An exhibition of photographs from 19th century India shows not only the subjects in the frames but also their sociopolitical backdrop.

29 Jan 2018 12:11 AM

A drive to remember

Bharulata learned driving in 2000 and loved it from the word go.

29 Jan 2018 12:10 AM

Indian artist accuses Dior of plagiarism

Orijit Sen is still awaiting a reply from fashion house Christian Dior after it allegedly ripped off his design for a dress of its own.

29 Jan 2018 12:08 AM