30 Jun 2020
New virus with 'pandemic potential' emerges in China
While the world is grappling with coronavirus, which originated in China, worrying details of a new virus have emerged.
12 Jun 2020
Scientists created a lifelike model of embryonic life: Details here
In a major development, a team of scientists claims to have created a model of early embryonic life in a lab.
28 Aug 2019
Cable from Earth to Moon? It can change space travel
You may have heard about the concept of space-elevator, a literal lift capable of taking Earthlings into orbit.
09 Jun 2019
Hackers can steal passwords by listening to how you type
Hackers are always on the lookout to mine personal information of people and use it as a means to defraud them.
13 Apr 2019
Jaitley questions Rahul's qualification, says he got M.Phil without Masters
A day after Union Minister Smriti Irani's educational qualification dominated political conversations in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took a swipe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi saying he got his M.Phil degree without completing Masters.
26 Jan 2019
Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri
Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.
08 Aug 2018
Facebook data breach: CBI initiates preliminary inquiry against Cambridge Analytica
The CBI has initiated a preliminary inquiry against Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research (GSR) for alleged illegal personal data harvesting of Indians from Facebook.
02 Aug 2018
India-born Akshay Venkatesh wins Fields Medal, the 'Nobel' of mathematics
New-Delhi born and Australia-bred Akshay Venkatesh has made India real proud.
24 Jul 2018
Anand, 'Super 30' mentor, accused of fraud, misleading JEE aspirants
For years now, celebrated mathematician Anand Kumar has made headlines as the mentor whose students from poor backgrounds almost always make it to the prestigious IITs.
22 Jul 2018
UK: Indian-origin entrepreneur's start-up set to combat fake news globally
An Indian-origin entrepreneur's UK-based start-up that uses a machine-learning algorithm to sift fact from fiction is set to combat fake news around the world.
07 Jul 2018
AI algorithm can teach cars to self-drive in 20 minutes
Wayve, a startup founded by two researchers from the Cambridge University, has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can learn how to drive a car from scratch in 20 minutes.
13 Jun 2018
UK: Indian-origin student racially abused for defending hijab-clad woman
A 28-year-old Indian-origin student in the UK has been racially attacked by a white man, shouting, "Brexit, go back home," after the Briton made sexist remarks towards a hijab-clad woman.
02 Jun 2018
5 highly educated politicians you wouldn't know about
If you want a government job in India, you should at least be a graduate. But if you're going to become a politician, people's support is more than enough.
25 May 2018
How AAP is changing Delhi's troubled education system
Education is the most neglected sector in this country, but Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party has always worked towards reversing the trend.
30 Apr 2018
Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal: Twitter gets involved, confirms selling data access
The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal started with Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan.
30 Dec 2017
Indian-origin scientist Pratibha Gai awarded Britain's royal damehood
Indian-origin scientist Pratibha Gai has been appointed a Dame (female equivalent for a knight) for her services to chemical sciences and technology, as per the Queen's New Year's Honours List 2018, that was released on Saturday.
24 Oct 2017
Stephen Hawking's 1966 PhD thesis posted online, breaks the internet!
The general public's interest in "Properties of Expanding Universes", the 51-year-old PhD thesis by Stephen Hawking, has crashed Cambridge University's website on the very first day it was made available for free.
29 May 2017
Shoe thrown at Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Gujarat
Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Mansukh Mandaviya had a shoe hurled at him on Sunday at a public function in Vallabhipur town in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district.
28 Apr 2017
Artificial Womb 'Biobag' for preemies: Are human babies next?
Scientists have taken a significant step towards an artificial womb by developing eight fetal lambs inside 'Biobags'.
19 Jan 2017
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's visit to strengthen UK-India relations
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is on a two-day visit to attend India's flagship geo-political conference Raisina Dialogue.
11 Jan 2017
Shoe hurled at Punjab CM Badal
A shoe was hurled at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at a public meeting in Bhatinda; the perpetrator identified as Gurbachan Singh, hurled a shoe at the CM while he was speaking about reforms.
02 Jan 2017
Now Kejriwal, Raghubar Das join shoe-victim club
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had a shoe hurled at him while addressing a public meeting at Rohtak; however, the shoe missed the target and the thrower, a local youth, was apprehended and handed over to police.
26 Sep 2016
Rahul Gandhi narrowly escapes shoe attack
While travelling in an open vehicle through the town of Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh today, Rahul Gandhi narrowly dodged a shoe.