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25 Jan 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Man who raped, murdered eight-year-old behind seven other crimes

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in Kasur city of Pakistan's Punjab province, whose DNA matched samples taken from eight minor girls sexually assaulted and murdered in the area recently.

12 Jan 2018


#WhatTheHealth: Faridabad hospital charges Rs. 18L, but pregnant woman dies

Another case of medical negligence has been reported from the NCR, this time from Faridabad's Asian Hospital.

11 Jan 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Protests erupt after 8-year old raped, murdered and dumped

The brutal rape and murder of an 8-year old girl in Kasur, a small town located in Pakistan's Punjab province, triggered violent protests.

09 Jan 2018

Nobel Prize

Remembering Noble prize-winner Har Gobind Khorana on 96th birth-anniversary

Though the actual birthdate of Nobel laureate Har Gobind Khorana is unknown, according to his official documents, he would have turned 96 today.

08 Jan 2018


Sixth fire in Mumbai in 10 days: Who's to blame?

A fire erupted on the third floor of a sessions court near the South Mumbai Campus of the University of Mumbai.

03 Jan 2018


MiG-29 crashes at Goa airport, catches fire, pilot safe

A MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Navy burst into flames after veering off the runway at Goa airport during takeoff.

14 Dec 2017

Human Rights Watch

Report: China is collecting DNA samples from insurgency-hit Xinjiang's residents

A new report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) claims that China is collecting DNA and biometric data from residents of the Xinjiang province.

12 Dec 2017


Assam: Suspected ULFA militants shoot village leader, son dead

Three suspected militants of the United Liberation Front of Assam (Independent) (ULFA-I) shot dead a village leader and his son yesterday evening.

09 Dec 2017


Mumbai heading the Delhi-way? Dense smog engulfs city; air-quality hazardous

As Delhi's air pollution levels started improving (reached "moderate" for the first time in two months), it looks like Mumbai is now suffocating in dense smog that has engulfed the city.

05 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu

Who will inherit Jayalalithaa's property?

A year has passed since AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa died. However, legal battles over who will inherit what have just begun.

23 Nov 2017


Bitcoins are the new "black" in real estate post-demonetization

Over the last one year, the value of Bitcoin -the oldest and largest cryptocurrency- has skyrocketed globally.

16 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Drugs, and not, terror is the biggest threat to J&K

Usually in news for terrorist activities, conflict-torn Jammu and Kashmir is waging another, relatively-unknown battle against drug menace.

13 Nov 2017


BCCI deploys DNA fitness tests for improving cricketers' performance

It is learnt that BCCI is having the Indian cricketers undergo DNA/genetic fitness test as a way of improving the players' performance levels.

26 Oct 2017


Netaji's daughter to meet PM Modi, pushes for DNA test

Anita Bose-Pfaff, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's daughter, is excited about meeting PM Narendra Modi next year. She plans to push for bringing Netaji's ashes to India and conducting a DNA test to scientifically prove that Netaji died in a plane crash in Taipei on August 18, 1945.

12 Oct 2017

Rahul Gandhi

With 2019 elections in mind, BJP to discuss farmers' unrest

With an eye on 2019 polls, the BJP plans to organize a mega brainstorming session in Delhi on October 12 to discuss increasing farmer distress and the high number of farmer protests in MP, Maharashtra, Punjab and Tamil Nadu.

10 Oct 2017


10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim's child fathered by younger uncle: Police

The DNA sample of the 10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim's child has matched with girl's younger maternal uncle and not with the elder one, said police.

22 Sep 2017


SC allows abortion of 17-year-old Bengaluru rape victim

Two minor rape victims, a 17-year-old Bengaluru girl and a 13-year-old Delhi girl, have been permitted by the Supreme Court to abort their fetuses.

13 Sep 2017


Chandigarh: DNA of 10-year-old rape victim's daughter doesn't match 'rapist'

In a controversial development, DNA sample of a 10-year-old rape victim's daughter hasn't matched with the alleged rapist.

09 Sep 2017


Do you know where your old Rs. 500/1,000 notes are?

Currency in circulation still hasn't reached pre-demonetization levels. Apart from the fact that enough notes haven't been printed yet, there's another reason behind the shortage of currency, one you probably never imagined.

04 Sep 2017


Kiren Rijiju talks Kashmir, Maoism, NE insurgency and more

The home ministry is currently battling crises in different regions - in the north, the Kashmir problem, in the northeast, insurgency, and in the centre, the Maoist movement.

24 Aug 2017

Columbia University

Headless body of journalist Kim Wall identified by Danish Police

Danish Police has identified a headless torso, found off the waters of Copenhagen, as that of journalist Kim Wall.

GMR-led DIAL's JVs made aviation ministry, AAI lose crores

Reportedly, the government auditor, after scrutinizing the GMR group-led Delhi International Airport Private Limited (DIAL), has unearthed that the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) had undermined public interest by okaying cargo JVs in 2009-10.

16 Aug 2017


Do you know where your old Rs. 500/1,000 notes are?

Currency in circulation still hasn't reached pre-demonetization levels. Apart from the fact that enough notes haven't been printed yet, there's another reason behind the shortage of currency, one you probably never imagined.

04 Aug 2017


Mumbai: Bollywood singer Yash Wadali booked for molestation

Police arrested singer Yash Wadali after a woman complained that Wadali caught hold of her by her shirt collar, pushed her and lashed out abuses at her.

02 Aug 2017


What is the debate surrounding India's new DNA-based technology bill?

Government of India is gearing up to introduce a modified version of the DNA-based technology bill, which seeks to regulate and set ethical standards for DNA testing and data maintenance.

29 Jul 2017

Samajwadi Party

2 Samajwadi leaders quit, Akhilesh blames BJP's 'political corruption'

In a setback to Akhilesh Yadav, 2 Samajwadi Pary legislators quit today, claiming suffocation within the party.

29 Jul 2017

Donald Trump

Charlie Gard dies after battling for 11 months

Charlie Gard, the baby who had been at the center of a high-profile court battle passed away on 28th July.

15 Jun 2017


Two Pakistani soldiers killed as India responds to ceasefire violations

Two Pakistani soldiers were killed opposite to Bhimbher Gali sector when the Indian side responded fiercely to ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri districts, reported DNA.

29 May 2017


DNA storage for data, Microsoft is taking the leap

The problem at hand is "current storage technologies can no longer keep pace with exponentially growing amounts of data," therefore, the solution is "DNA data storage."

23 May 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi Police removes security of Robert Vadra's mother, 12 others

After media raised questions on security provided to Robert Vadra's mother Maureen, Delhi Police have withdrawn her cover, along with that of 12 other people.

21 Apr 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Couple comes forward, claims Mowgli girl is their 'missing' daughter

A couple from the Lakhimpur Kheri district has come forward to claim that Ehsaas, more popularly known as the 'Mowgli girl' is their missing daughter 'Lakshmi.'

20 Apr 2017


Noida: Building decimated by fire, at least 6 dead

On Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 pm, a four-storey building in Noida's Sector 11 caught fire; it housed an LED-packaging office belonging to a company called Excel Greentech Pvt Ltd.

17 Apr 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Doctors say Mowgli-girl not mentally challenged

Suresh Singh Dhapola, the founder of Nirvan Hospital, a Lucknow based NGO run home for mentally challenged children where Ehsaas the "Mowgli-girl" is put up, stated that in just 2 months, she has started mimicking human social behaviour, indicative that she is not mentally challenged.

09 Apr 2017

Uttar Pradesh

'Mowgli' girl shifted to shelter; man claims to be father

The 'Mowgli' girl who was found in January was shifted to a home for the disabled in Lucknow.

07 Apr 2017

Uttar Pradesh

UP villagers find real-life Mowgli, raised by monkeys in forest

In January, villagers spotted a girl foraging with a troop of monkeys in UP's Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary.

30 Mar 2017


Nanocar Race: Molecular vehicles race on a nano-sized racecourse

Scientists are gearing up for the world's first Nanocar race in France.

28 Mar 2017


NFL franchise Oakland Raiders set to move to Las Vegas

National Football League (NFL) franchise Oakland Raiders are all set to relocate to Las Vegas after the relocation was approved by NFL's club owners.

Lashkar, not Jaish, responsible for Uri attack: NIA

The National Investigation Agency announced that the Lashkar-e-Taiba, and not the Jaish-e-Mohammad, as claimed by the army, was involved in the Uri terror attack of September 18, 2016.

16 Mar 2017

North America

New drugs for breast cancer affected women

Research by Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK shows that 1 out of 5 women suffering from breast cancer can be treated by PARP inhibitors. This makes it 10,000 women a year in UK.

Uri attack suspects released by NIA

The NIA has released two suspects who were picked up on suspicion of involvement in the Uri terror attacks.

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