Everything you need to know about Chair Manjkhola: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Chair Manjkhola: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): An opinion poll conducted with samples across India has revealed that a large majority of people, 83 percent, considered China as a security threat, though 63 percent would like relations with China to strengthen.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Mobile phone calls may cause a rise in blood pressure; yoga may lower it; and despite the need to cut back on sodium to lower blood pressure, hypertensive individuals may have an increased desire for saltier foods.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Indo-Canadian actress Lisa Ray has teamed up with Satya Paul, the label known for its signature print saris, to launch a limited edition of 10 saris. The actress, who battled cancer, wants to share the message of "victory and love" through her collection and part of the sales will go to a cancer centre.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Scientists from the Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM) have identified the compound that gives ripe strawberries their characteristic caramel-like aroma.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A study has shown that our brain often works on autopilot when it comes to grammar.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): People who are addicted to drugs or alcohol increase their offspring's risk of suffering from depressed in adulthood, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers on Drought, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, on Wednesday approved an additional assistance of Rs 256 crore for rejuvenation of orchards in drought-hit Maharasthra.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Digital cameras with designs that mimic those of ocular systems found in dragonflies, bees, praying mantises and other insects have been created.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Despite drug therapy, HIV can hide within certain types of cells, where it reproduces at a slowed rate and eventually gives rise to chronic inflammation.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Citing the significant contributions of immigrants from India, a leading US think tank has suggested that America must roll out the welcome mat to high skill workers to remain competitive and innovative.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Using bundles of vertical zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have fabricated arrays of piezotronic transistors capable of converting mechanical motion directly into electronic controlling signals.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (IANS) Ernst & Young Global Services (EYGS) Thursday opened its third Kerala facility at the KINFRA Film and Video Park here.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): A Cleveland Clinic research has revealed a microbial byproduct of intestinal bacteria contributes to heart disease and serves as an accurate screening tool for predicting future risks of heart attack, stroke and death in persons not otherwise identified by traditional risk factors and blood tests.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): The U.S. Congress today launched the American Sikh Congressional Caucus during 113th Congress to garner more support from Congress members to resolve issues confronting the Sikh community.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises reduce blood pressure and can be considered an adjunctive treatment for those who can't tolerate or don't respond well to standard medications, according to the American Heart Association.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Seven new genetic regions associated with pulmonary fibrosis has been identified in a new genome-wide association study of more than 6,000 people.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Genome sequencing of a historic fish has provided a wealth of information on the genetic changes that accompanied the adaptation from an aquatic environment to land.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers have found explanation to why there are so many hybrid moths in nature.
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Observing that education must not be used as a means to earn livelihood, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday urged students to use learning as a tool for social empowerment.
Washington, Apr. 8 (ANI): A new iPad program is enabling mothers to bond with their babies soon after delivery - even when they are hospitalized on different floors.
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Elevated levels of bilirubin in the blood is said to indicate that something has gone wrong with the liver.
Washington, Apr. 8 (ANI): A compound that is abundant in red meat and is added as a supplement to popular energy drinks has been found to promote atherosclerosis - or the hardening or clogging of the arteries, a new study has revealed.
Washington, April 7 (ANI): UCLA researchers have developed a new brain-imaging tool to help identify signs of cognitive decline early on in individuals who don't yet show symptoms of dementia.
Kochi, April 2 (ANI): Vice Admiral Scott H Swift, Commander of the Seventh Fleet of the United States Navy, arrived here today on a two day visit.
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): Women usually carry excess fat in their hips and thighs, while men tend to carry it on their stomachs.
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): Researchers have shown that it is possible to use gene therapy to treat patients whose hearts have been weakened by cardiac arrests and other heart conditions.
Tokyo, Mar 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said that India and Japan should promote people-to-people exchanges, saying that while politics and economics are indeed important, perhaps it is the interaction between the people of any two countries which is a significant variable in relations between nations.
Kampala (Uganda), Mar. 25 (ANI): The two-day executive committee meeting of Partners in Population Development (PPD) began here on Monday.
New Delhi, Mar. 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said India will pitch for measures to revive global economic growth and also ensure sustainable development at the fifth Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) Summit in Durban.
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Amid changing weather and water patterns worldwide and forecasts of more severe transformations to come, the UN Security Council is being increasingly urged by experts to include water security issues on its agenda.
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Have you ever racked your brain on a Monday morning to remember where you put your car keys the last time until you eventually find them.
Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): The Republican National Committee (RNC) has released its wide-ranging 'autopsy' report, admitting some of its shortcomings after losing the 2012 presidential election.
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Children of divorced parents are significantly more likely to start smoking in comparison to their peers from intact families, according to a new study.
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new study has shown how "natural" oils and fats regulate the sensation of feeling full after eating, with olive oil leading the way.
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Over-the-counter pills that promise to help people suppress their appetite to lose weight may not be as effective as more natural approaches, experts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have said.
Mexico City, March 9 (IANS) Interacting with students of a business school here, Indian Ambassador Sujan R. Chinoy pointed out India's rich demographic dividend of a youthful population at a time when many parts of the world, including the US and Europe, were facing shortage of human resources.
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Lowa State University engineers are developing ideas and technologies to save the Earth from potentially hazardous asteroids.
New York, March 7 (IANS) Time Warner has said it planned to spin off its publishing unit, Time Inc., into an independent, publicly-traded company.
London, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how the most common genetic mutations in familial Parkinson's disease damage brain cells.
Washington, February 27 (ANI): Earlier, the main role of the mother of the bride was to create the new home for the union of two families, but now bridal registries have taken over that task.
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Researchers have found a way to replace artificial preservatives in a bread to make it tastier.
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Washington, February 18 (ANI): Rats with severe spinal cord injury are learning to walk and run again after a couple of weeks of neurorehabilitation with a combination of a robotic harness and electricalchemical stimulation.
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Parents acting differently with different children-for example, being more positive with one child and more negative with another, not only affects the child who receives more negative feedback, but all the children in the family, a new study has revealed.
London, Feb. 12 (ANI): The female CIA agent, who had spent her life working on hunting down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden wept when she was shown his body, the Navy SEAL who shot him dead has revealed.
Sydney, Feb. 11 (ANI): Facebook pages showing outer Melbourne suburbs as 'dangerous and classless' have come under fire for posting racist and sexist memes.
Kottayam (Kerala), Feb 5 (IANS) Putting the Arab uprisings into categories such as "democratic revolutions" or "Islamist revolutions" leads "to distorted expectations and understandings" about the issue, according to an expert.
Washington, February 4 (ANI): Family history is one of the strongest predictors of heart disease, according to an expert.
New Delhi, Jan. 30 (ANI): The Election Commission of India, as the current Chair of the Forum of Heads of Election Management Bodies of SAARC Countries, has hosted a meeting of all forum members to strengthen mutual cooperation in the field of electoral management.
Washington, January 25 (ANI): Researchers may have found an "Achilles heel" in a key HIV protein.
Washington, January 25 (ANI): An astronomer, who depends on other astronomers who make observations of stars and galaxies through telescopes on high mountain tops, makes use of large computers for understanding how galaxies formed billions of years ago and how they continue to evolve in our contemporary universe.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Asserting that bilateral relations between India and Australia has shown steady progress over time with consolidation of its strategic partnership through expansion and deepening of cooperation in various sectors, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday said both nations will continue to build upon these and also in new areas of cooperation.
Washington, January 19 (ANI): A new review by a team including an Indian scientist has identified the role of nutrition in sarcopenia, with focus on protein, vitamins D and B, and acid-based diet.
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) As President Barack Obama works on his "big part of my plans" for India in his second term, an influential US think tank has made four concrete proposals to advance their shared priorities, including pitching for a second presidential visit to India.
There is no case of polio in India in the past two years but health officials in India has said on Friday that we have to work harder and be "very vigilant" if it wants to remain off the list of polio endemic countries..
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Though no new case has been reported in the last two years, India will have to work harder and be "very vigilant" if it wants to remain off the list of polio endemic countries, health officials said Friday.
Lucknow, Jan 10 (ANI): Terming the rail fare hike as anti-people, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday demanded its immediate rollback.
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): For over 100 years, it was assumed that the penicillin-producing mould fungus Penicillium chrysogenum only reproduced asexually through spores.
London, Jan. 7 (ANI): Hashtag has been voted as 'word of the year' by the American Dialect Society.
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Researchers are closer to finding out the reason why certain adults and children's pain gets worse when they treated with morphine.
Washington, Dec. 28 (ANI): Broader criteria for background checks and denials on gun purchases can help prevent future firearm violence, including mass shooting catastrophes such as those that occurred at Sandy Hook, Aurora, Virginia Tech and Columbine.
London, December 24 (ANI): Scripps Research Institute scientists have uncovered the mysterious inner workings of Chang Shan-a Chinese herbal medicine used for thousands of years to treat fevers associated with malaria.
As the global centre of economic growth moves to Asia, India has captured the attention of developed economies looking for new investment and trade opportunities, says a US report based on US-India policy................
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) As the global centre of economic growth moves to Asia, India has captured the attention of developed economies looking for new investment and trade opportunities, says a new report.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Its being called a commemorative summit, but it's more of a celebratory gathering. India and the 10-member ASEAN - its neighbours in the southeast - are set to take their ties to a strategic level at a two-day summit beginning here Thursday - a relationship that has been on a growth trajectory for the past 20 years and has witnessed "really no problem areas".
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India and the 10-member ASEAN - its neighbours in the southeast - are set to take their close ties to a significantly higher level at a two-day commemorative summit beginning here Thursday - a relationship that has been on a growth trajectory for the past 20 years and has witnessed "really no problem areas".
Melbourne, Dec 18 (ANI): A book that is said to be the world's first "gay bible" has been published to coincide with the debate on same-sex marriage.
London, December 14 (ANI): New research has shown that the genome of conifers like spruce, pine and fir has remained virtually unchanged over the last 100 million years.
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Researchers have developed a "sitting pad" that sets off a loud beeping if employees don't move for long periods of time, the Daily Mail reported.
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) Terming the current global climate change scenario as "serious times", a US environmental law expert Wednesday cautioned that the rise in sea level in the Indian Ocean could make cities like Kolkata and Mumbai vulnerable.
New Delhi, Nov. 29 (ANI): For the first time in India, the World Allergy Organization (WAO) will host the WAO International Scientific Conference (WISC 2012) from December 6 to 9 in Hyderabad providing a multidisciplinary forum for a wide range of health care professionals, who treat patients with asthma and allergic diseases.
New Delhi, Nov. 29 (ANI): Expressing satisfaction over the trade normalisation between India and Pakistan, Union Minister for Commerce, Industry and Textiles Anand Sharma has said that both countries need to continue moving forward towards a non-discriminatory trade regime.
Washington, November 28 (ANI): A new method, which transforms aged stem cells into cells that function like much younger ones, may one day enable scientists to grow cardiac patches for damaged or diseased hearts from a patient's own stem cells-no matter what age the patient-while avoiding the threat of rejection.
Washington, November 28 (ANI): Injecting a novel human protein into muscle affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy significantly increases its size and strength, scientists have discovered.
Washington, Nov. 22 (ANI): A new US bill will soon be able to stop government from accessing email and other personal data of its citizens if it comes into force.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Six books including "River of Smoke" by Amitav Ghosh, "Narcopolis" by Jeet Thayil and "The Wandering" by Pakistan?based author Jamil Ahmad, have been shortlisted for the DSC South Asian Literature Prize 2013.
Washington, November 21 (ANI): Canadian researchers have discovered new genetic evidence about why some people are happier than others.
Phnom Penh, Nov. 20 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, met
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) A study is to be jointly conducted by the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS), Trivandrum, and the Indian Institute of Management ? Bangalore on the use of free and open source software in e?governance.
Washington, November 15 (ANI): Scientists have eliminated metastasis, the spread of cancer from the original tumor to other parts of the body, in melanoma by inhibiting a protein known as melanoma differentiation associated gene-9 (mda-9)/syntenin in laboratory experiments.
Washington, November 14 (ANI): Children who are physically abused are at an increased risk for health problems later in life, a new study has shown.
New Delhi, Nov.9 (ANI): In a landmark announcement, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today officially launched the UNESCO Chair on "Climate Science and Policy" at TERI University.
Gurgaon, Nov. 2 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said India has worked closely with her Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IORARC) partners to further deepen and consolidate the cooperation in pursuit of the shared objectives.
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The space for rational science in Islam is shrinking in contemporary times as the faith becomes more inflexible, renowned historian S. Irfan Habib says, advocating a more pro-active approach to science in Islam.
London, October 25 (ANI): The dark matter "halos" - the huge, invisible cocoons of mass that envelop entire galaxies and account for most of the matter in the universe - aren't completely dark after all but may contain a small number of stars, a new study has suggested.
Washington, October 23 (ANI): Children with one or more electronic devices in the bedroom-TVs, computers, video games and cellphones- are far more likely to be overweight or obese, a new research has warned.
Washington, October 21 (ANI): A new research has shed light on the mechanics of cell, tissue and organ formation.
Washington, Oct.17 (ANI): Viewer impressions of political candidates are heavily weighted on to the content of their speech rather than the body language, a new study has found.
Washington, Oct. 15 (ANI): The son of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson has been asked to apologize for suggesting that President Barack Obama must be send back to Kenya during a fundraiser event.
Washington, October 7 (ANI): University of Guelph scientists believe they've found the mechanism in the brain that is responsible for the sensation of nausea - with the help of some "disgusted" rats.
Washington, October 5 (ANI): UCLA astronomers have discovered a remarkable star that orbits the enormous black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy in a blistering 11-and-a-half years - the shortest known orbit of any star near this black hole.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): The meeting of the India-Russia Inter-governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) which was to be held tomorrow has been deferred and will now be held on October 10.
London, October 3 (ANI): Researchers at Rice University are making highly transparent, nonvolatile resistive memory devices based on the switching properties of silicon oxide, a breakthrough discovery by the University in 2008.
Washington, September 26 (ANI): Celebrity involvement in public health campaigns can deliver a short-term benefit, says a professor at the University of Sydney.
London, September 26 (ANI): Increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome, the most common known genetic cause of autism, American and European scientists have found.
London, September 24 (ANI): A new study has confirmed the existence of four main subtypes of breast cancer: Luminal A, luminal B, HER2 and basal-like.
London, September 24 (ANI): The most comprehensive analysis yet of breast cancer has revealed that one of the most deadly subtypes is genetically more similar to ovarian tumors than to other breast cancers.
Islamabad, Sept. 19 (ANI): The chairman of Pakistan's National Assembly's Standing Committee on Human Rights has informed a UN mission, that incidents of enforced disappearances had declined sharply since the issue became the focus of the judiciary, parliament and media.
Geneva, Sep.14 (ANI): A group of Baloch diaspora will meet on September 20 to discuss the prevailing human rights crisis in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
Washington, September 14 (ANI): Adult men who had experienced parental divorce before they turned 18 are three times more likely to suffer a stroke than men whose parents did not divorce, a new study from the University of Toronto has found.