Everything you need to know about K.c.works: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about K.c.works: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Los Angeles, May 21 (IANS) Bioengineers have developed a waterproof fabric that could drain away sweat, a study says.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Bioengineers at the University of California, Davis have invented waterproof fabrics that whisk away sweat, using microfluidic technology.
Moscow, May 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A retired US diplomat and expert on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has been banned from entering Russia.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Scarf is an accessory that never goes out of style irrespective of season. Wear this wardrobe staple in various colours and fabrics around your neck in different ways and also on other body parts.
Dubai, May 20 (IANS) An Indian university lecturer who had come to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a short visit has been arrested by police here for blogging against a Dubai-based university.
Brackley, May 20 (IANS) Agreement has been reached between Mercedes and McLaren for Paddy Lowe to join the works team ahead of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix June 9.
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The centenary of legendry artist Gopal Ghose, famed for ingenious handling of watercolours is now being celebrated with an exhibition of his works at an art gallery here, the organisers said Sunday.
Chennai, May 19 (ANI): The Board of Cricket Control for India (BCCI) on Sunday accepted that they were not in a position to control spot-fixing in wake of the spot-fixing row which involves three Rajasthan Royals players.
Washington, May 19(ANI): Sarah Michelle Gellar shared her best parenting advice ever as she showed up at the CBS Upfront event for her new comedy series, The Crazy Ones, in New York City.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Justice delayed is justice denied. Nowhere this rings truer than in India where a staggering 30 million cases are said to be pending in the country's courts today. And to tackle this intimidating problem requires comprehensive judicial reform, more judges of quality and improvement of the judicial infrastructure, jurists say.
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Pop singers Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber are reportedly planning to collaborate for something new.
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here Saturday there was considerable improvement in the law and order situation in the state over the past 12 years.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Under the baton of Placido Domingo, acclaimed Chilean writer Isabel Allende's short story "Una Venganza" ("An Act of Vengeance") emerges from the printed page as the opera "Dulce Rosa", a production with a Latin heart and Greek tragedy in its soul that premiered Friday in Los Angeles.
Muzaffarabad (Pakistan), May 18 (ANI): A Chinese man has been taken into protective custody in Pakistan administered Kashmir after he was accused of desecrating the Koran.
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Former England captain Andrew Strauss has said that it is important for England to have star batsman Kevin Pietersen fully fit for a successful Ashes series, even though he has a big ego.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been conferred with the Polio Eradication Champion Award by Rotary International.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said his government was willing to engage constructively with trade unions to address issues like curbing inflation, generating employment and strictly implementing labour laws.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): For people whose math abilities are not so good, a mild form of brain stimulation may help improve their proficiency.
London, May 17 (ANI): McLaren team boss Jonathan Neale has said that he hoped that ace driver Jenson Button will remain with the team beyond this season following the announcement of a new engine deal with Honda.
London, May 17 (ANI): The literary editions collected by an English teacher from Stirling were sold for a total of 226,000 pounds at an auction in Edinburgh.
London, May 17 (ANI): Bradley Cooper, who has been linked to a number of hot Hollywood beauties, has admitted that he considers himself to be a romantic.
London, May 17 (ANI): Jenny Colgan's 2012 book 'Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams' has won the romantic novel of the year award.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The Kepler space telescope - NASA's primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system-had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently, the agency's officials announced Wednesday, May 15.
London, May 17 (IANS) British supermodel Kate Moss has revealed that she fights the signs of ageing by ducking her face in ice-cold water.
London, May 16 (ANI): Kate Moss has revealed that she fights the signs of ageing by ducking her face in icy water.
Madrid, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Leading fashion houses, including Lacroix, Armani and Victorio & Lucchino, are creating colourful, comfortable and imaginative outfits for some of Spain's top bullfighters.
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has not given up on her idea of having a fairytale love story and might walk down aisle again in future.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) NGOs working on social issues are now finding more volunteers, especially youths, who want to be engaged in different projects of the organisations.
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Smithsonian, the world's largest museum and research complex here, is launching a major crowdfunding campaign May 29 to support what it calls the world's first exhibition on the visual history of
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) With an eye to assembly elections which are due in November, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday asked legislators to expedite the development work in the rural areas of the capital.
London, May 14 (ANI): Chantelle Houghton, who split with Alex Reid more than eight months ago, still seems to be at war with her former beau.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A study has shown that our brain often works on autopilot when it comes to grammar.
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Known for playing the most unconventional roles in his career so far, Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi says he chooses roles that he thinks will suit his image and doesn't usually believe in custom-made roles.
London, May 13 (ANI): An exhibition detailing the short life of Princess Diana at her family home at Althorp Will, Northamptonshire, is set to be closed in August 2014.
New York, May 11 (ANI): A group of costumed crusaders are working together to keep New York's streets and subways safe.
New York, May 11 (ANI): A small group of young women in New York are reading pulp crime novels and other works in city parks while topless.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) Anchor-producer Ryan Seacrest has been sued by Jose Moreno for using his music in the background of Kardashian family reality TV show "Khloe & Lamar" without taking license from him.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Huggies has come up with a new product called 'TweetPee' that would send a tweet to the parents if their child has a wet diaper.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): The idea of superintelligent machines may sound like the plot of a sci-fi movie, but many experts say that the idea isn't far-fetched.
Manchester, May 8 (IANS) Former Manchester United stars David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo, whose careers were shaped by Alex Ferguson, were shocked at the decision of 'The Boss' to leave Old Trafford after 26 glittering years and 38 trophies.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): An implanted electronic stimulator is commonly used to treat severe depression in people who don't respond to standard antidepressant therapy, but little is known about how this stimulation works.
To reconsider the legacy of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) on his 152nd birth anniversary is to confront a maze of contradictions. What, for instance, inspired a school dropout without a college degree to establish an international university? Why did a member of the land-owning 'zamindar' class feel compelled to write about the lives of oppressed peasants, and to experiment with schemes for rural development? How could a man write so insightfully about the lives of women? What made him express religious devotion in erotic language, and love in the language of religion? Why did he yearn for fame, yet live in constant fear of it?
Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Charles Earl Spencer, brother of late princess Diana, says he will close the museum he had set up in the honour of his sister.
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) IT bellwether Wipro Tuesday invested $30 million (Rs.162 crore) for a strategic equity stake in Opera Solutions LLC, a leading privately held US-based big data science firm.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Are you looking for some natural remedies to get rid of skin related problems. Try out rose water as it helps in removing skin clogs and blackheads or you can also opt for aloe vera pack for glowing skin.
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Washington, May 7 (ANI): Men who are shy about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill anymore.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) While making "Bombay Talkies" with three other directors, Dibakar Bannerjee has gone through the most fun experience of his life and he dreads leaving it behind.
London, May 6 (ANI): A new drug can help dependent drinkers reduce their consumption of alcohol by 61 percent.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) One can now have access to the entire oeuvre of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore online, in both Bengali and English.
London, May 6 (ANI): The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was located 300 miles to the north in Babylon's greatest rival Nineveh, a leading Oxford-based historian has claimed.
London, May 6 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole will reportedly not push boyfriend Tre Holloway to move his base here for her.
Kolkata, May 5 (ANI): At a time when the nation is suffering from rising instances of atrocities against women in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said it was time to "reset the moral compass" of the society.
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Amid the rising instances of atrocities against women in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said it was time to "reset the moral compass" of the society.
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): Kim Kardashian apparently wants her child to star in 'Keeping up with the Kardashians', despite beau Kanye West's disapproval.
Buenos Aires, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sebastien Loeb took the win in the Argentinian round of the World Rally Championship (WRC) in what is set to be the penultimate rally of the semi-retired nine-time champion?s career.
Sharjah, May 5 (IANS/WAM) Renowned British storyteller John Row mesmerized children and adults alike at his storytelling session at the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival.
Berlin, May 4 (IANS) Researchers have developed a remedy for grey hair and a skin condition called vitiligo, a study says.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): The cure for gray hair is coming - thanks to a team of European researchers.
New York, May 4 (ANI): A mother-son duo from New York, are making a name for themselves by selling kinky boots - and other sexy paraphernalia.
London, May 3 (ANI): A research project undertaken by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam reveals that a number of the painter's favourite paints have faded badly and changed the appearance of his works.
Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): It turns out that it's not just accountants and bankers which need to know their numbers, blue-collared workers are among the biggest users of maths in their daily jobs.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) National-award winning filmmaker Onir says Doordarshan's decision to screen independent movies in the late night slot will not help indie films in getting more eyeballs.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Those feeling uneasy wearing contact lenses can simply switch to a different lens/solution combination or use a lens care product to eliminate this persistent problem and provide "a maximally comfortable result, according to a new study.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The 50-year-old mystery as to how the fluoride in drinking water, toothpastes, mouth rinses and other oral-care products prevents tooth decay, may have finally been solved.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Indian racing driver Parth Ghorpade will test a Formula 3 car at the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) in the second week of May as part of his prize for winning the Formula Pilota Asian Championship last year.
Amsterdam, May 2 (IANS/EFE) A new exhibition at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum gives visitors an opportunity to learn the secrets of Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-90).
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) The shooting for "Gulaab Gang" has been completed and its producer, Anubhav Sinha, threw a wrap up party and said that they managed to complete the film before schedule.
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) "Gulaab Gang" will see Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla, once rivals, sharing the screen space for the first time. Producer Anubhav Sinha says during initial casting, they never thought about bringing the two together.
London, May 1 (ANI): A simple once-a-day jab could be a lifeline for many diabetes patients, which will not only help control their condition but also fight obesity.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Budweiser's Brazil team has come up with the Buddy Cup - a cup that when tapped with another one of its kind allows the two cup holders to become Facebook friends.
Washington, May 1(ANI): A team of researchers has made a breakthrough in the process of developing quantum computers.
London, May 1 (IANS) Though members of British band JLS announced a split last week, they are said to be reuniting for a charity gig July 6.
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Do you wish for a glowing skin, soft shiny hair and a fit body? Take a peek into the beauty regimes of Bollywood divas like Deepika Padukone and Nargis Fakhri. They're not skin deep but keep them healthy and beautiful.
London, April 30 (ANI): Children as young as 10 are filming themselves having sex and are sending the footage to their pals, according to a police survey.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) "Bombay Talkies", a film comprising four shorts by four directors, is ready to hit the screens Friday. Zoya Akhtar, who has made on of the films, says she is nervous.
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Researchers in Sweden have developed a new technique where you can charge your devices anywhere without electricity, provided there is a water source nearby.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi, who shares screen space with Aamir Khan in "P.K.", says the Indian film industry needs more people like the actor-filmmaker, who made his Bollywood debut 25 years back on this date.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Birds make heroic journeys guided by the Earth's magnetic field, but how they detect magnetic fields has puzzled scientists for decades.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Studies continue to unlock the medicinal benefits of tea, which has been touted to help with everything from headaches to depression since Ancient times.
Shimla, April 28 (ANI): A private aided educational institute organised a fashion show over the weekend here with an aim to encourage budding models and designers of the state.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) The shooting for Madhuri Dixit's much-talked-about comeback film "Gulaab Gang" has been completed and the film is now into its post-production stage.
Sydney, Apr 27 (ANI): Young Australian all-rounder James Faulkner has said that although he has never played a Test match or been to England before, he has the necessary aggressiveness to thrive in the back-to-back Ashes series.
Old Goa, April 26 (IANS) Russians, French, and Iranians illegally operating as tour guides in Goa are "robbing the daily bread" of those licensed by the Indian government and that too under the very nose of the state's patron, St. Francis Xavier. The exasperated guides have now knocked on the door of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for relief.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Researchers have long suspected a correlation between hormone levels and libido, but now scientists at UC Santa Barbara have actually demonstrated hormonal predictors for sexual desire.
Makhachkala, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The father of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings who was killed in a shootout with US police, said his son had taken an interest in boxing and literature, including some religious works.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday decided to seek the approval of the union urban development ministry to carry out development works in 450 unauthorised colonies, which are not eligible for any public work.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday decided to seek the approval of the union urban development ministry to carry out development works in 450 unauthorized which are not eligible for any public work.
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New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): The Ministry of Rural Development has approved the recommendations of the empowered committee for releasing Rs.847.45 crores in funds for 94 road works and 28 long span bridges in Arunachal Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).
Sydney, Apr 25 (ANI): Australian Test cricketer Peter Siddle has hit back at the English insults of his country's Ashes squad, saying their oldest rivals have a century of failure to make up for.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Pushing for power and responsibilities to panchayati raj institutions (PRIs), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called for change in the thinking that comes in the way of delegating power to the grassroots democratic organisations.
Sydney, April 24 (ANI): Police in Australia have arrested an IT security professional and self-proclaimed leader of an international hacking ring LulzSec after he allegedly infiltrated a government website this month.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The UPA's flagship rural job guarantee scheme has drawn flak from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on various counts, including diversion of funds, impermissible works undertaken to the tune of about Rs.2,252 crore, and projects worth Rs.4,070 crore left incomplete.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh blamed a "complicated" process of fund allocation for many ills plaguing the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Job Guarantee Scheme, many of which have been pointed out by the CAG report tabled in parliament Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The poorest of poor were not able to exercise their rights fully under the job guarantee act and several irregularities have been noticed in works and procedures under the government's ambitious scheme, a CAG report tabled in parliament Tuesday said.
Kiev, April 23 (IANS) Some 2,000 volunteers will be needed to provide information, language and other services during the EuroBasket 2015 European Basketball Championship.
Dubai, April 23 (IANS) A 78-year-old Indian man, who went missing from his daughter's home in Sharjah last Friday, was found Monday.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The poorest of poor are not able to exercise their rights under the job guarantee act and irregularities have been noticed in works under the government's ambitious scheme, a CAG report tabled in parliament Tuesday said.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A team of 78 experts from 24 countries have assembled the most comprehensive study to date of temperature change of Earth's continents over the past 1,000 to 2,000 years.