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Nitish Bharadwaj feels Vyasa's theory of evolution is more relevant

24 May 2020

Nitish Bharadwaj feels Vyasa's theory of evolution is more relevant

BR Chopra's popular mythological series Vishnu Puran is set to return on TV.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

19 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

The International Cricket Council (ICC) committee has recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball in order to safeguard players' health.

Australia set for action as competitive cricket returns

17 May 2020

Australia set for action as competitive cricket returns

Competitive cricket is all set to resume in Australia for the first time since coronavirus pandemic caused disruption.

Coronavirus: Aussies rush to book restaurants, bars as lockdown eases

16 May 2020

Coronavirus: Aussies rush to book restaurants, bars as lockdown eases

After around two months, restaurants, bars, and pubs reopened in Australia's New South Wales and Northern Territory on Friday as the government eased coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Kauravas were test tube babies, claims Andhra University head

05 Jan 2019

Kauravas were test tube babies, claims Andhra University head

Speaking at Indian Science Congress on Friday, Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G Nageshwar Rao said Kauravas were test tube babies and Ravana had several airports in Sri Lanka.

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis sold for over $1mn

09 Nov 2018

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis sold for over $1mn

On Thursday, the motorised wheelchair used by late British physicist Stephen Hawking sold for $391,740, while his thesis sold for a whopping $761,000.

People will accept my theory over Darwin's in 20yrs: Minister

01 Jul 2018

People will accept my theory over Darwin's in 20yrs: Minister

Union Minister Satyapal Singh yesterday reiterated his controversial claim, that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution is "scientifically wrong," and predicted that his theory would replace the scientist's, "if not today, tomorrow, or 10-20 years later."

Star-among-stars: Stephen Hawking's voice to be beamed into space

15 Jun 2018

Star-among-stars: Stephen Hawking's voice to be beamed into space

Noted physicist Stephen Hawking, who spent his life teaching about stars, the origination of universe and black holes, will get a final send-off like none other.

Russian scientists devote newborn black hole to Stephen Hawking

22 Mar 2018

Russian scientists devote newborn black hole to Stephen Hawking

A week after the death of celebrated cosmologist Stephen Hawking, Russian astronomers have dedicated a newborn black hole to the "Lord of Black Holes."

Stephen Hawking's funeral at Cambridge church on March 31

21 Mar 2018

Stephen Hawking's funeral at Cambridge church on March 31

The funeral of legendary British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking will be held at a church in Cambridge on March 31, his family has said.

Stephen Hawking to rest in Westminster Abbey near Newton, Darwin

21 Mar 2018

Stephen Hawking to rest in Westminster Abbey near Newton, Darwin

The ashes of renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking will be interred in Westminster Abbey near the graves of celebrated scientists Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

Mahatma Gandhi's letter on Jesus is up for sale

04 Mar 2018

Mahatma Gandhi's letter on Jesus is up for sale

A letter written by Mahatma Gandhi, dating back to 6 April, 1926, is being put on sale for $50,000 (Rs. 32.7 lakh), in the US.

IISER asks students why HRD minister was wrong about evolution

23 Feb 2018

IISER asks students why HRD minister was wrong about evolution

HRD MoS Satyapal Singh's controversial comment on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution has made it to exam question papers in Pune's premier Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER).

Union Minister Satyapal Singh: Darwin's evolution theory is scientifically wrong

20 Jan 2018

Union Minister Satyapal Singh: Darwin's evolution theory is scientifically wrong

Minister of State, in the Human Resource Development (HRD), Satyapal Singh doesn't want Charles Darwin's "theory of evolution" to be taught in schools. But, why is that? Amusingly, he claims that since our ancestors haven't mentioned that they saw an ape turn into a man, the theory is scientifically wrong.

Hit by terror attacks, France introduces religious education in schools

21 Oct 2017

Hit by terror attacks, France introduces religious education in schools

After having suffered a series of jihadist attacks since January 2015, the secular nation of France is carefully developing religion as part of its academic curriculum in schools, to better prepare and sensitize its young population.