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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.