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Monthly Archives: May, 2017

Over 400 US World War II servicemen estimated to be missing in India’s Northeast

Kolkata, May 31, 2017: Over 400 US World War II servicemen are estimated to be missing in India's northeast where recent field activities have...

Shortage of Data Scientists in India: National Statistical panel chief

Kolkata, May 30, 2017: Data scientists, combining expertise in statistics and software, are much sought after in India which is experiencing dearth in the...

Long Avoided By Foreigners, Iran Looks to Tourism to Boost Ailing Economy since Islamic Revolution in 1979

May 31, 2017: Stunning landscapes, famous hospitality, and numerous World Heritage sites. Iran’s potential as a holiday destination is vast, but foreign tourists have largely...

Amnesty Condemns Caning of Gay Men in Indonesia by Sharia or Islamic law in Indonesia

Indonesia, May 30, 2017: As local activists say caning as a punishment in Indonesia's Aceh province is increasing in use and severity, the public...

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama offers prayers for the victims of floods in Sri Lanka

Dharamsala, May 31, 2017: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has offered prayers for the victims of floods in Sri Lanka and financial assistance...

Chinese Lesbian Dating App “Rela” Disappears, Sparking Fears of Discrimination regarding Same-Sex Marriages

May 31, 2017: China appears to have shuttered the lesbian app Rela, prompting some to wonder if the move is a part of state censorship...

Genetic Secrets of Ancient Egypt Unwrapped: DNA from Mummies found

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2017: DNA from mummies found at a site once known for its cult to the Egyptian god of the afterlife is unwrapping...

100-year-old Drug ‘Suramin’ making improvements in Language and Social interaction in Autistic Kids

New York, 30 May, 2017: Administering a single dose of 100-year-old drug suramin -- originally developed to treat African sleeping sickness -- can improve...

Indian Origin Researcher part of team that developed a Test sensitive enough to detect “hidden” HIV

New York, May 30, 2017: American researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a test that is sensitive enough to detect “hidden” HIV...

Sacred Trees in Hinduism

Dr. Bharti Raizada Trees give us shade, fruits, wood, oxygen, shelter, fragrance, medicines, sap, flowers, leaves, etc. They also prevent erosion near water bodies. But...

A 3-year-old Giraffe ‘Ozzie’ surprises Visitors by its Painting at a Lion sanctuary in Nevada

Les Vegas, May 31, 2017: Few giraffes have the talent that Ozzie was born with, but the three-year-old giraffe paints at a lion sanctuary in...

India along with others moving towards centre stage of clean energy transition: Clean-energy leadership begins in China

China, May 30, 2017: There is a new reality in clean energy. The world's major emerging economies -- including China, India, and several others...

Bengal Pollution board and IIT Kharagpur to work with regulator in making Inventory of e-waste generated in the state

Kolkata, May 30, 2017: The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) on Monday said IIT Kharagpur could work with the regulator in making an...

British Airways’ Costly IT Collapse makes it Rethink the Strategy

- by Alistair Smout LONDON, May 29, 2017: British Airways (BA) said it would take steps to ensure there was no repeat of a computer...

Cattle Slaughter Law: Kerala to call an all-party Meeting to discuss the Issue

Kerala, May 29,2017-With both the main political fronts in Kerala opposing the ban on cattle slaughter, the state cabinet will on Wednesday announce a...

Marriage Proposals from China turn into Street Prostitution Nightmares for Lao High School Girls

China, May 29, 2017: Lao high school girls are being lured into China with promises of rich husbands only to find they have been sold...

Reform of Colonial-Era Laws Aims to Bring Pakistan’s ‘Black Hole’ into the Light

Pakistan, May 29, 2017: It's a place where a toddler can be thrown in jail for crimes committed by a tribe member; where people...

Climate Change in Himachal Pradesh: How are Kinnaur’s Apples being Affected by it?

Kinnaur, May 29, 2017: On April 16, Roshan Lal Negi woke up to find snow carpeting the courtyard of his home in Jangi village....

Book Review: “The Exile” captures the strange History of Osama Bin Laden’s ‘Wander Years’

May 29, 2017: Title: The Exile; Author: Cathy Scott-Clark & Adrian Levy; Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing; Pages: 640; Price: Rs 699 Between fleeing his Tora Bora...

Jammu Engineer Rahul Jarngal scales Mount Everest

Jammu, May 29, 2017: Rahul Jarngal, an engineer belonging to Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, has scaled the Mount Everest. Jarngal belongs to the border...

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Infant Sleep issues Linked To Mental Health Problems in Adults

Researchers have found that sleeping problems in early childhood may be linked to the development of certain mental health disorders in adolescence. The study, published...

10,000 Bed Sardar Patel Covid-19 Centre To set up at Delhi

The 10,000-bed Sardar Patel Covid-19 Care Centre and Hospital, inaugurated here on Sunday by Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal, which will serve as a major...

UP Government to Set World Record in Tree Plantation Drive

The Yogi Adityanath government is all set to set a new world record by planting 25 crore trees on Sunday in a massive plantation...

Queer Representation in Bollywood

Soon, Akshay Kumar will be seen essaying the role of a transgender in "Laxmmi Bomb". Sonam Kapoor has explored the complexities of being a...