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India will achieve 8 pc growth despite note ban

According to recent data, growth for the September- December quarter stood at 7 per cent.

04 Mar 2017 3:04 PM

Trump or Clinton Young Americans prefer giant meteor

One in four of the 1,247 people aged 18 to 35 polled said they would prefer to see a meteor destroy the world than have Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in the Oval Office.

20 Oct 2016 7:14 AM

New technology help researchers in reading closed books

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new technology that can read pages of a closed book, an advance that may help archaeologists look into antique books without touching them.

13 Sep 2016 12:30 AM

Rory McIlroy roars back to winning form

Rory McIlroy shot a superb six-under-par 65 to end his 16-month PGA Tour title drought with victory in the Deutsche Bank Championship golf on Monday.

07 Sep 2016 6:03 AM

Global payment processor finds more threats to banks

SWIFT, the global financial messaging system, on Tuesday disclosed new hacking attacks on its member banks as it pressured them to comply with security procedures instituted after February’s high-prof

01 Sep 2016 2:26 AM


Improved TV, smartphone display screens in the offing

Scientists have designed more than 1,000 new blue-light emitting molecules for organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) that could dramatically improve displays for televisions, smartphones and tablets.

09 Aug 2016 11:50 PM

Sasha Obama takes up job at seafood joint

US President Barack Obama’s younger daughter Sasha, who has lived a luxurious life in the confines of the White House, has taken up a summer job serving food at a seafood restaurant.

07 Aug 2016 2:04 AM

US publisher to donate 'Mein Kampf' proceeds to aid Holocaust survivors

Proceeds will be donated to a local organization that works with aging Holocaust survivors.

30 Jun 2016 11:54 AM

‘Great Pyramid of Giza slightly lopsided’

The Great Pyramid of Giza, one of the Wonders of the Ancient World, is not perfectly built, say scientists who found that the structure’s base is slightly lopsided.

24 Jun 2016 2:45 AM

New Artificial Intelligence can predict if 2 people will hug, kiss or shake hands

In a breakthrough, scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system — using videos from YouTube and popular TV shows — that can predict whether two people will hug, kiss or shake hand

23 Jun 2016 6:20 AM


New AI software turns smartphones into eye-tracking device

Researchers may enable new computer interfaces or help detect signs of incipient neurological disease or mental illness.

18 Jun 2016 7:13 PM

Protein that fights Zika virus identified

Scientists found a very small protein in our body that can swallow up and quarantine the Zika virus, dramatically reducing its ability to infect cells, an advance that may lead to new therapies to fig

06 Jun 2016 12:26 AM

Depression may lower pregnancy chances: study

Findings suggest that moderate to severe depressive symptoms, regardless of current psychotropic medication treatment, may delay conception.

26 May 2016 1:43 PM

‘Second skin’ to smooth out eye bags, wrinkles

Scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a new material that can temporarily tighten skin, smooth wrinkles, and may be used to deliver drugs to treat skin conditions such as eczema

11 May 2016 1:23 AM

Sen Elizabeth Warren is now a comic book hero

Her parents didn’t hail from the planet Krypton, and she was never bitten by a radioactive spider, but that hasn’t stopped Elizabeth Warren from starring as a comic book hero.

19 Apr 2016 3:54 AM


Apple users targeted in first known Mac ransomware campaign

Apple Inc customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the first campaign against Macintosh computers using a pernicious type of software known as ransomware, researchers with Palo Alto Netw

09 Mar 2016 12:58 AM

Clergy victims doubt Spotlight win will bring change

Victims of clergy sexual abuse are revelling in the Oscar won by Spotlight — the story of the Boston Globe’s investigation into the scandal — but say they don’t hold out much hope that the elevated st

02 Mar 2016 1:38 AM

Encryption fight: American public backs Apple

Nearly half of Americans support Apple Inc's decision to oppose a federal court order demanding that it unlock a smartphone used by San Bernardino shooter Rizwan Farook, according to a national onlin

26 Feb 2016 6:01 AM

Gravitational wave detection may allow us to listen to stars

Scientists from the LIGO said that they have finally detected the elusive gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time.

12 Feb 2016 2:23 PM

Make them an offer they can't refuse: Mario Puzo archive for sale

The 45-box archive is being sold by Boston-based RR Auction on February 18.

12 Feb 2016 12:37 PM