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COVID-19: All about world's cheapest testing kit created by IIT-Delhi

18 Jul 2020

COVID-19: All about world's cheapest testing kit created by IIT-Delhi

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, medical experts have been emphasizing on the importance of aggressive and timely testing for effective containment.

New test for COVID-19 could be more effective, says study

16 Apr 2020

New test for COVID-19 could be more effective, says study

Around the world, millions have been tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) using RT-PCR technology.

Five amazing health benefits of red rice

31 Jan 2020

Five amazing health benefits of red rice

In many parts of India, rice is consumed as a staple food.

Nicki Minaj's brother sentenced to 25-yrs to life for rape

28 Jan 2020

Nicki Minaj's brother sentenced to 25-yrs to life for rape

Popular American rapper Nicki Minaj's brother Jelani Maraj was on Monday sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl, at his home in Long Island (New York).

Kannauj: 20 feared dead as sleeper bus collides with truck

11 Jan 2020

Kannauj: 20 feared dead as sleeper bus collides with truck

At least 20 people are feared to have died in a tragic accident as a private sleeper bus collided with a truck in the Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday night.

Woman claims to be singer Anuradha Paudwal's daughter; files case

02 Jan 2020

Woman claims to be singer Anuradha Paudwal's daughter; files case

A 45-year-old woman from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram has claimed that she is the daughter of popular Bollywood playback singer Anuradha Paudwal.

#ThatWas2019: 7 times politicians shocked us with their controversial statements

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: 7 times politicians shocked us with their controversial statements

Do you remember the last time our politicians were decent in public fora? Yeah, we neither! And this year, insanity and absurdness on public platforms touched new lows, courtesy the general elections.

#ThatWas2019: 6 mind-boggling moments witnessed in science and tech

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: 6 mind-boggling moments witnessed in science and tech

2019 was a year of major scientific and technological advancements.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Light-powered headphones, Realme buds, Facebook's leak, DNA dating, more

22 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Light-powered headphones, Realme buds, Facebook's leak, DNA dating, more

In the third week of December, the world of tech witnessed plenty of activity, both good and bad.

Harvard scientist plans a dating-app based on DNA. God much?

18 Dec 2019

Harvard scientist plans a dating-app based on DNA. God much?

Normally, when you hear about a dating app, you think of a platform that uses location among other factors to find a partner to date.

Elon Musk's SpaceX to send marijuana and coffee into space

16 Dec 2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX to send marijuana and coffee into space

Just recently, SpaceX employed its Dragon spacecraft and completed a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.

Six animals that reflect human behavior

02 Dec 2019

Six animals that reflect human behavior

Scientific evidence shows that the physical and behavioral traits shared by humans were originally derived from ape-like ancestors, and evolved over a period of six million years.

Mysterious puppy, frozen for 18,000 years, found in Siberia

02 Dec 2019

Mysterious puppy, frozen for 18,000 years, found in Siberia

Archaeologists have unearthed an incredibly well-preserved puppy from the Siberian permafrost.

The five best superfoods you should add in your diet

22 Nov 2019

The five best superfoods you should add in your diet

You must have heard about the term "superfoods", but what exactly are they?

Maulana rapes 15-year-old, pregnant survivor told to sell her baby

11 Nov 2019

Maulana rapes 15-year-old, pregnant survivor told to sell her baby

In a shocking incident, a panchayat in Bihar held a pregnant 15-year-old girl responsible for her rape.

ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites

29 Oct 2019

ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites

ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was revealed to have died recently, has been buried at sea, US officials said on Monday.

US forces kill ISIS chief: Here's how the operation unfolded

28 Oct 2019

US forces kill ISIS chief: Here's how the operation unfolded

ISIS, the terror outfit which excelled in inflicting fear across the globe with brutal beheading videos and innumerable attacks, lost its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi this weekend.

Man disappeared in 2011; wife's lover arrested for murder now

08 Oct 2019

Man disappeared in 2011; wife's lover arrested for murder now

On Monday, the Delhi Police announced that they have solved an eight-year-old murder mystery.

Six ways in which Green tea improves your skin health

07 Oct 2019

Six ways in which Green tea improves your skin health

Green tea is gaining a lot of popularity these days, for a reason.

Amid vaping-related deaths, JUUL CEO Kevin Burns resigns

26 Sep 2019

Amid vaping-related deaths, JUUL CEO Kevin Burns resigns

On Wednesday, JUUL Labs announced that its CEO, Kevin Burns, has decided to step down as the e-cigarette manufacturer faces scrutiny over the recent reports of deaths and illnesses due to vaping.

Explaining the technology behind the supercar, McLaren P1

21 Sep 2019

Explaining the technology behind the supercar, McLaren P1

The McLaren P1 is nothing less than a superhero among supercars. The exquisitely good-looking, brutally powerful, and astronomically expensive car is a marvel of cutting-edge technology, innovation, and design.

Explained: What are e-cigarettes and how are conventional cigarettes different?

19 Sep 2019

Explained: What are e-cigarettes and how are conventional cigarettes different?

On Wednesday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the government has banned e-cigarettes, citing health concerns.

This start-up will fly your DNA to the Moon

13 Sep 2019

This start-up will fly your DNA to the Moon

In another weird space project (after space cables and elevators), a company is hoping to fly your DNA to the Moon!

Here's how Salman prepared for shirtless 'Dabangg 3' climax sequence

09 Sep 2019

Here's how Salman prepared for shirtless 'Dabangg 3' climax sequence

Salman Khan's Dabangg 3 is one of the most anticipated movies of the year, and the excitement surrounding it is palpable.

#DidiKeBolo: Youth "participate" in Mamata's outreach campaign, seek jobs (ironically)

29 Aug 2019

#DidiKeBolo: Youth "participate" in Mamata's outreach campaign, seek jobs (ironically)

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched an outreach program, titled Didi Ke Bolo, with much pomp and show.

This 1998 murder remained unsolved, until 'killer' applied for job

22 Aug 2019

This 1998 murder remained unsolved, until 'killer' applied for job

In 1998, a woman was found murdered at a consignment store in Florida, United States.

'Queen' actress Lisa Haydon expecting again, shares news on Instagram

19 Aug 2019

'Queen' actress Lisa Haydon expecting again, shares news on Instagram

Lisa Haydon, who is known for her performance in Queen, is expecting her second child.

How many eggs should you eat per week?

18 Aug 2019

How many eggs should you eat per week?

Eggs are known for their many health benefits.

Will Sunil Subramaniam lose Team India's managerial job?

14 Aug 2019

Will Sunil Subramaniam lose Team India's managerial job?

The Indian cricket team's current manager Sunil Subramaniam's job could be on the line following the conclusion of the ongoing tour of Windies.

Delhi: Man pronounces Triple Talaq over WhatsApp, arrested

10 Aug 2019

Delhi: Man pronounces Triple Talaq over WhatsApp, arrested

A Delhi man has been arrested for divorcing his wife by uttering "talaq" thrice, police said on Saturday.

Sushmita on adopting Renee: Wisest decision I made at 24

05 Aug 2019

Sushmita on adopting Renee: Wisest decision I made at 24

Sushmita Sen took the world by surprise when in 2000, at just 24 years of age, she adopted a girl (Renee).

#SaveLydia: This 6-month-old suffering from genetic mutation needs help

26 Jul 2019

#SaveLydia: This 6-month-old suffering from genetic mutation needs help

Six-month-old Lydia Seth was born with a rare genetic disorder. Born on December 22, 2018, Lydia was diagnosed with a mutation of the gene KCNQ2, which affects a cell's ability to generate and transmit electrical signals.

Chewed gum, underwear, breath: Weird celebrities' items sold at auctions

24 Jul 2019

Chewed gum, underwear, breath: Weird celebrities' items sold at auctions

The world is obsessed with celebrities.

Redmi K20 Series first sale in India today: Details here

22 Jul 2019

Redmi K20 Series first sale in India today: Details here

Xiaomi's newly launched Redmi K20 and K20 Pro will go sale for the first time in India today via Flipkart and Mi online store, starting 12 pm.

Kartik Aaryan buys Rs. 1.6cr flat: Details here

11 Jul 2019

Kartik Aaryan buys Rs. 1.6cr flat: Details here

Actor Kartik Aaryan recently purchased a flat in Mumbai's upmarket neighborhood Versova.

Actor Ram Kapoor looks unrecognizable post weight-loss routine

10 Jul 2019

Actor Ram Kapoor looks unrecognizable post weight-loss routine

Remember Ram Kapoor, who won our hearts in Ekta Kapoor's Kasamh Se and Bade Acche Lagte Hai?

Aiming for Tiger Shroff's body? Include these five food items

05 Jul 2019

Aiming for Tiger Shroff's body? Include these five food items

When Tiger Shroff hit the Bollywood scene with Heropanti in 2014, everyone was amazed by his lean yet muscular body, by the way he danced, and performed his stunts.

Kanpur: Cleric rapes 15-year-old in Madrassa, claims he 'married' her

21 Jun 2019

Kanpur: Cleric rapes 15-year-old in Madrassa, claims he 'married' her

Earlier this month, Kanpur police arrested a Madrassa's cleric for allegedly raping a 15-year-old minor.

Shah Rukh Khan begins shooting for 'Ted Talks' Season 2

23 May 2019

Shah Rukh Khan begins shooting for 'Ted Talks' Season 2

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's fans may not get to see him in any films in the near future, but they needn't be disappointed. The 53-year-old actor is already filming for the second season of Ted Talks India Nayi Soch.

Bengaluru: Three men gang-rape two Manipuri transgender students

17 May 2019

Bengaluru: Three men gang-rape two Manipuri transgender students

Two transgender students were allegedly gang-raped in Bengaluru on Sunday evening by three men.