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24 Jan 2021
Amusement park offers free entry to customers named 'Kamala'
If your name is Kamala or Kamal, you're lucky today!
22 Jan 2021
Indian mathematician named joint-winner of Michael and Sheila Held Prize
Nikhil Srivastava, a young Indian mathematician, has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others for solving long-standing questions on the Kadison-Singer problem and Ramanujan graphs.
19 Jan 2021
Climate change may shift rainfall patterns, claims study
In the future, climate change will cause an uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt, leading to increased flooding in parts of India, a new study warns.
22 Sep 2020
Getting COVID-19 and flu together increases risk of death: Experts
With the world still scrambling to find a vaccine for coronavirus, experts have warned that the impending flu season could make matters worse.
10 Sep 2020
California wildfires leave 3 dead; smoke turns skies orange
With over two dozen fires raging across the US state of California, residents in the San Francisco area and neighboring regions are witnessing orange skies due to the smoke and ash.
06 Sep 2020
DMRC plans UV light disinfection as Metro services resume tomorrow
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has made several preparations ahead of the resumption of its services from Monday (September 7).
28 Aug 2020
Is Abbott's rapid COVID-19 test the biggest game-changer?
In a major move, the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared a game-changing 'rapid antigen test' for COVID-19.
17 Aug 2020
Kentucky event: America's Jennifer Brady wins her maiden WTA title
America's Jennifer Brady clinched her first WTA title, defeating Swiss left-handed player Jil Teichmann 6-3, 6-4 in the Top Seed Open final on Sunday.
12 Aug 2020
US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate
White House hopeful Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris, a first-time senator from California as his running mate on Tuesday, welcoming a colleague in his battle against President Donald Trump who had opposed him in Democratic primaries before ending her own Presidential run.
09 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases may be key to ending pandemic
For months, it has been known that although the novel coronavirus is highly contagious, a large portion of infected individuals witnesses only mild or no symptoms.
07 Aug 2020
How Silicon Valley's star engineer earned himself 18-months prison time?
Anthony Levandowski was once Silicon Valley's most sought-after engineer, all thanks to his enviable resume. This week, he fell from grace and was handed over eighteen months of prison time by a court in the United States for stealing trade secrets from Google.
06 Feb 2020
Meet Ryan Roslansky: The new CEO of LinkedIn
After International Business Machines (IBM), LinkedIn, the social network for working professionals with over 600 million users, is witnessing a major management change.
13 Dec 2019
Earth's deepest point on land found hidden under Antarctica's ice-sheet
For decades, scientists have wondered what lies beneath the ice sheets of Antarctica. Well, as per new findings, the White continent has been hiding a whole lot from us.
10 Sep 2019
Scientists may have found the secret to reverse aging
Since, well, forever, humans have tried to find ways to make them look and feel younger; homemade face packs, makeup, botox, exercise, etc., which don't truly deliver the desired effect.
20 Aug 2019
Having multiple husbands can be beneficial for women, observes study
Polygamy in our society is often frowned upon, especially for women. In India, the practice is also largely illegal.
24 Jul 2019
Indian researchers built an AI to detect deepfake videos
AI has not only given us extremely capable technologies but also some problems to worry about.
10 Jul 2019
Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.
06 Jul 2019
This IAS officer scored over 104% in UC Berkeley course
In a rare feat, IAS officer Manish Ranjan of Jharkhand scored more than 100% in a course at the prestigious University of California, Berkeley.
02 Jul 2019
These five people are among youngest engineers in the world
In India, engineering is the most preferred professional course among youngsters.
19 May 2019
Google's security tools can shield you from cyber-attacks: Details here
Google has long been asking users to enable its security tools for shielding all its services - from Gmail to Google Photos - from hacking attempts.
26 Apr 2019
Now, AI can transform brain activity into realistic speech
AI has wide applications but a group of scientists is using the technology for a noble cause - to give voice to those who can't speak.
13 Mar 2019
'Desperate Housewives' actor Felicity Huffman charged in college entrance scandal
In one of the largest college admissions scams in the US, Felicity Huffman, Desperate Housewives star, was arrested on Tuesday.
15 Jan 2019
Gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's floor routine breaks the internet, here's why!
An athlete-student of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has become the talk of the town.
10 Dec 2018
India's growth very solid over past four-years: IMF Chief Economist
India's growth has been "very solid" over the past four years, IMF's Chief Economist Maurice Obstfeld said yesterday, praising the fundamental economic reforms like the GST and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code carried out by the government.
10 Nov 2018
India's economic growth held back due to demonetization, GST: Rajan
Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetization are the two major headwinds that held back India's economic growth last year, the 23rd and former Reserve Bank of India Governor, Raghuram Rajan, said yesterday.
20 Oct 2018
Delhi: Air quality poor, expected to worsen further
With Diwali just over a couple of weeks away, Delhi's air quality has dropped to the 'poor' category with a pollution cloud hanging over its head.
29 Jul 2018
At 15, Indian-American genius becomes an engineer!
Three years ago, Indian-American prodigy Tanishq Abraham graduated from a California college when he was just 11, and made headlines globally.
17 Jul 2018
Ahmedabad University, American management-school to launch MBA in pharma management
With an aim to tap the huge market potential in pharmaceutical and allied industries, the Gujarat-based Ahmedabad University has collaborated with America's Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego to launch a Global Executive MBA degree in Pharmaceutical Management.
02 Jul 2018
Lab-grown Neanderthal mini-brains might shed more light on human evolution
Up until now, researchers' attempts to understand the success of Homo sapiens over their less fortunate evolutionary uncles, the Neanderthals, literally involved studying a void i.e. the empty space in Neanderthal skulls.
28 Jun 2018
Indian-American Amul Thapar on Trump's list of Supreme Court judges
Amul Thapar, an Indian-American legal luminary, is among the 25 shortlisted judges US President Donald Trump could nominate to replace Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.
04 Jun 2018
Facebook giving open-access to user's data; formed data-sharing partnerships: NYT
Weeks after it was revealed that a British political firm Cambridge Analytica accessed millions of user data on Facebook, the social network company is now through another set of allegations by the New York Times.
18 May 2018
Question that is driving the internet crazy: Yanny or Laurel?
Three years ago, the netizens got bombed over the color of a dress.
25 Apr 2018
Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations
Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, among the world's top authorities on cancer and gene therapy, has been placed on leave from California's prestigious Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
01 Mar 2018
Home-rental startup NestAway raises Rs. 333cr from Goldman Sachs, others
Bengaluru-based online home-rental network NestAway Technologies has raised $51mn (Rs. 333.1cr) from investors including Goldman Sachs and a joint venture firm of noted industrialist Ratan Tata.
07 Dec 2017
Is the cure for cancer, AIDS hiding in plain sight?
There're still many diseases for which we have no treatment yet. But what if we had already discovered the cure accidentally and didn't know about it?
28 Nov 2017
QS Rankings: IIM Ahmedabad at no. 49; full list here
The Harvard Business School in the US has topped the QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2018, leaving behind other high-ranking institutes around the world.
27 Oct 2017
Illegal sale of opioids: Indian-American pharma billionaire arrested
Indian-American billionaire John Kapoor has reportedly been arrested for illegally marketing opioids.
11 Oct 2017
Ola raises $1.1bn from Tencent, another $1bn in "advanced talks"
Ola has confirmed that it raised a funding of $1.1bn from Chinese internet giant Tencent and is in "advanced talks" with others to raise an additional $1bn.
03 Oct 2017
Ola to get $2bn in fresh funding from Tencent, SoftBank
While its biggest rival Uber is witnessing a tussle between its founder and erstwhile CEO Travis Kalanick and the present board, Ola is gearing up for another round of funding.
19 Sep 2017
Rahul Gandhi leaves experts impressed with "substantive" talk on policy
Thanks to media, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is more or less viewed as a 'pappu' by the public- someone who doesn't know what he's talking about.