Everything you need to know about Guru Nanak Dev University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Guru Nanak Dev University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The brain regions and interactions involved in impersonations and accents have been identified.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Astrophysicists from the Complutense University of Madrid have confirmed that Crantor, a large asteroid with a diameter of 70 km, has an orbit similar to that of Uranus and takes the same amount of time to orbit the Sun.
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US researchers announced they have successfully used the three-dimensional (3D) printing technique to print lithium-ion microbatteries the size of a grain of sand.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Local chemical signals released by fat cells in the mammary gland appear to provide a crucial link between exposure to unrelenting social stressors early in life, and the subsequent development of breast cancer, according to researchers from the University of Chicago.
Kuala Lampur, June 18 (ANI): Unborn babies in the womb recognises and react to their mother's voice and also pay attention when mum's read a story, a new study has revealed.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Foetal exposure to common environmental chemical bisphenol A (BPA) causes increased inflammation in fat tissues after birth, which can lead to obesity and metabolic syndrome, a new research has suggested.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Postmenopausal women's verbal learning and memory improved after they were treated with testosterone gel, a new study has found.
London, June 17(ANI): Women having a higher risk of breast cancer could be benefited from being screened for the disease at a younger age, a new research has revealed.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Teenage victims of cyberbullying are more likely to develop symptoms of depression, substance abuse and internet addiction, a new study has revealed.
Melbourne, June 17 (ANI): A new study has found that while teens with normal weight parents tended to be more fit, having physically active parents didn't affect teens' level of fitness.
London, June 16 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that intelligent animals like apes may have some sort of mind reading capability, as they have the ability to intuit each others' intentions.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study has found that the more an older man walks, the better his physical and mental health and his quality of life are likely to be.
Shanghai, June 16 (IANS) Hollywood director Oliver Stone won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival Saturday night.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found that middle-aged women are more likely to suffer depression from a common medical problem that they find too embarrassing to talk about - urinary incontinence.
Washington, June 15(ANI): Advanced mathematical modelling can be used in the fight against cancer, a new research has revealed.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Astrophysicists have detected a star of low luminosity, which within a matter of moments gave off a flare so strong that it became almost 15 times brighter.
Chandigarh, June 14 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided to declare Panja Sahib, a place of religious significance for the Sikh community, as a holy city, a visiting Pakistan official said.
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Liverpool have looked into how diving mammals, such as the sperm whale, have evolved to survive for long periods underwater without breathing.
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and a students' group from Osmania University have called for a Telangana shutdown Saturday to protest the arrests of hundreds of pro-Telangana activists across the region.
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) At last that film on the life and loves of master storyteller Guru Dutt, which every prominent filmmaker wants to make, will be made by "Dharm" fame Bhavna Talwar.
Wellington, June 13 (ANI): Kansas University is reportedly threatening to close a twitter account that is entirely dedicated to pictures of women showing off their bosoms while donning the university's tops.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Infants as young as ten months old express sympathy for others in distress in non-verbal ways, according to a new research.
Delhi Kalyan Samiti today sanctioned an amount of Rs.57 lakhs to various NGO and Organizations for taking up different social development projects. The meeting was chaired by the Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit who is also holding charge of Finance Department
Shillong, June 12 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Wednesday asked the state government to dissolve the controversial CMJ University.
Canberra, June 11 (IANS) Australia will deliver funds for new dementia research on the impact of Vitamin B12 levels, Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek and Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler said Tuesday.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A collaborative study between Lund University in Sweden and Stanford University has revealed that the rate of suicide among men is almost three times that of women.
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Shabana Azmi is the most academically qualified actress in India by far and now the veteran actress is all set to receive another doctorate, this time from the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver Wednesday.
London, June 10 (ANI): Researchers have tested an artificial pancreas that could one day improve lives of millions of people suffering from diabetes in a home environment for the first time.
Sydney, June 10 (ANI): A doctor has created a "miracle patch," which is sewn into the tongue and is apparently so painful that it makes eat solid food almost impossible.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have uncovered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons-providing much-needed clues into the brain's ability to form long-lasting memories.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Researchers from University of Missouri have suggested that a person can attain a heart-healthy diet by using soybean, canola, corn and sunflower oils.
Melbourne, June 8 (ANI): A new bionic eye being developed at Monash University will help thousand of blind people to see light and shapes for the first time.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that making small lifestyle changes could reduce your risk of having a stroke.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Spanish researchers have described nine molecular indicators of ageing in mammals that could serve as a framework for future studies.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Conservatives are more likely than liberals to identify mixed-race individuals as Black, according to a series of new studies.
Shillong, June 7 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Thursday asked CMJ University vice-chancellor Chandra Mohan Jha to clarify his stand on the issue of alleged fake PhDs being granted by the varsity.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) National Award winning actor Mithun Chakraborty, hailed as the "disco dancer" of Bollywood, Thursday asserted that his son Mahaakshay is a better dancer than him.
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Disapproving the Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday sought an explanation from the UGC and the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre on this issue.
London, June 6 (ANI): A new study says advances in simulations are creating a more accurate picture of the future climate, and the current global sea-level rise due to Antarctic ice loss might only be half what has been reported in major studies in the last few years.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study has found that the act of describing a feeling such as anger may have a significant impact on the body's physiological response to the situation that elicits the emotion.
London, June 6 (ANI): Scientists say tiny bubbles of water found in quartz grains in Australia may hold the key to understanding what caused the Earth's first ice age.
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): The Kashmir valley is going through a dynamic phase at the moment. For the shopkeepers and the tourism industry this is a "do or die' time with the tourist season at its peak and pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Shri Amarnath shrine due to begin by the end of this month.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Oxford University psychologists suggest that a faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety.
London, June 6 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Durham and Lancaster University has revealed that babies practice frowning in the womb so that they can show when they are unhappy after birth.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have found blooming stars in our Milky Way galaxy's more barren territories, far from its crowded core.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A team of scientists has finally solved a 3.5 billion-year-old mystery showing that phosphorus - key element that produced life on Earth- was carried to Earth on meteorites.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A new research from McMaster University has suggested women can remember faces better than men, in part because they spend more time studying features without even knowing it.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have found that patients with type 2 diabetes have an altered gut microbiota.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated a strong relationship between workplace daylight exposure and office workers' sleep, activity and quality of life.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): More than a third of marriages between 2005 and 2012 began online, according to new research.
London, June 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that death rates from breast cancer can be slashed further by extending drug therapy for longer.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Before sending their kids outside to play most parents covered them with sunscreen to protect their skin from too much of the sun's UVA and UVB rays.
Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Friday described the recently spotlighted spot fixing scandal in Indian Premier League (IPL) as "shocking and disappointing". Speaking out for the very first time on the spot-fixing issue that has shocked the Indian cricket, Tendulkar said: "It has always hurt me when the game of cricket is in the news for the wrong reasons.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Twitter is the most popular and reliable source for receiving and sharing new information about vaccines, a recent study has revealed.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Scientists have found a way to target and destroy a key protein associated with the development of cervical and other cancers.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals cricketer Siddharth Trivedi was being questioned by Delhi Police in connection with spot fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), a senior police official said Friday.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar Friday described the spot fixing scandal that has rocked the Indian Premier League (IPL) as "shocking and disappointing".
Washington, May 31 (ANI): A new study has found that the Karo Batak, who mostly live in scattered rural villages in the northern part of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, deem women with big feet as more appealing.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new study by New University of Alberta researchers has found that kids are likely to be able to recall transitional moments you share with them, be it promotions or pets.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania have developed a new gene therapy to thwart a potential influenza pandemic in mice.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new research by psychologists at the University of Iowa has suggested that pigeons are capable of making highly intelligent choices, sometimes with problem-solving skills to match.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Women are more likely than men to opt out of giving a charitable donation, a group of economists including an Indian-origin student have found.
London, May 29 (IANS) Researchers have found that childhood bullying could increase the risk of self-harm among individuals during their adolescent years.
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): A fire broke out at the Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Hospital in East Delhi on Wednesday.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that learning to understand and read a second language may be driven, at least in part, by our ability to pick up on statistical regularities.
London, May 29 (ANI): Facebook pages that encourage students to rate the performance of their partners in bed have been slammed by University campuses.
Paris, May 28 (IANS/EFE) The "boulangerie", the bakery, is perhaps the only small business that has not suffered economic crisis in France, where there are more than 30,000 across the country, 3,000 of them in Paris.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Researchers have identified mutations in several new genes that might be associated with the development of spontaneously occurring cases of the neurodegenerative disease known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Despite decades of research, scientists have been unable to explain why does El Nino always peak around Christmas and end quickly by February to April.
London, May 27 (ANI): Newcastle University researchers have discovered a gene that is associated with a form of congenital heart disease found in newborns.
Addis Ababa, May 27 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry has defended America's use of drones to hunt down terrorists, saying drones are only used against confirmed targets and after much vetting.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Ethics professors do not engage in better moral behavior than other professors, and they are also no more likely than nonethicists to act according to values they espouse, according to researchers from the University of California, Riverside and Stetson University in Florida.
London, May 25 (IANS) The old saying that you can't teach an old dog new tricks may not hold true for everyone. As more and more research has suggested, we never lose the ability to learn like a child.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday issued notice to Delhi's Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University for an anomaly in its admission exams in which aspirants were allotted an examination centre which had been shut for the past 10 years.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): HSBC's controversial 1.9 billion-dollar settlement deal with American authorities over money laundering charges, has been stalled after a row between the Department of Justice and the judge overseeing the case.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Scientists have proved that the H7N9 influenza virus is efficiently transmitted when animals are in close contact-defined in the study as touching, coughing and the exchange of bodily fluids.
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Janata Dal-United (JDU) leader Sharad Yadav on Friday said that the Indian Premier League should be banned in the wake of exposure of sleaze, betting and spot fixing by television channels.
Mumbai, May 24 (ANI): Mumbai Police on Friday rejected Chennai Super Kings boss Gurunath Meiyappan's plea to give him time till Monday to appear before its crime branch for questioning with regard to his role in betting and spot fixing ion the current edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Lund University researchers have succeeded in preventing very early symptoms of Huntington's disease, depression and anxiety, by deactivating the mutated huntingtin protein in the brains of mice.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Are you nervous about job interview? You might want to take steps to reduce your jitters, especially if you are a man.
Wellington, May 23 (IANS) Indian-origin actor Jacob Rajan has been made a member of New Zealand Order of Merit for his contributions to theatre.
New York, May 22 (ANI): American actor Dan Aykryod has confirmed that Bill Murray won't be reprising his signature role in 'Ghostbusters 3.'
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Phosphatidylserine - a natural food supplement produced from beef, oysters, and soy - improves the functioning of genes involved in degenerative brain disorders, including Parkinson's disease and Familial Dysautonomia (FD).
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new study by investigators at the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly may reveal the "switch" that helps our brains to make the shift from current behaviours to new ones.
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): It's not watching too much television or playing computer games but spending too much time indoors that will ruin your child's eyes, according to a new study.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new research has found evidence of a major cosmic event near the end of the Ice Age, which resulted in a climate change that forced many species, including wooly mammoths, to die.
London, May 20 (ANI): Foreigners residing in London are set to outnumber Brits within 20 years, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has found that optimal treatment of sleep apnea in patients with prediabetes improves blood sugar (glucose) levels, suggesting that it can reduce cardiometabolic risk.
Shanghai, May 19 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic 400 metre champion Kirani James has warned that Grenada is capable of producing a relay team as a force to be reckoned with in world athletics.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Unlike other studies, which found differences between men's and women's thoughts during disagreement, a new study found only one statistically significant sex-based difference in thoughts: women were more likely than men to blame their partner.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A pediatrician has said that if infants don't spend time on their stomach, it will be much harder for them to push on their arms, which will not only delay rolling over but may also flatten the back portion of their skull.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): NASA's senior Mars rover Opportunity is investigating a rock intensely altered by water.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that reproductive function of women may be tied to their immune status.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from Qinghai University, BGI, and other institutes have provided evidence that some genetic factors may be associated with the Tibetan antelope's adaption to harsh highland environments.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A professor from Scotland has created a pizza that offers the correct balance of all the nutrients required through the day.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A team of scientists in China has produced the lightest material ever made.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Reduced IQ may be linked to the risk for developing schizophrenia, a new study suggests.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Sports players and athletes with high testosterone levels choose to wear the colour red when they compete, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new device proposed by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno and Stanford University that would detect elusive gravity waves from the other end of the cosmos, may open a new window into the nature of the universe.
Toronto, May 16 (IANS) Britain's Fauja Singh, believed to be the world's oldest marathoner, will be among those participating in the first ever marathon being organised by the Sikh community of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in Canada May 19.