Everything you need to know about Roorkee University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Roorkee University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) India's atomic regulator and city based Anna University Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to promote research in academic institutions in the areas of atomic energy regulation and safety.
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's federal government will pay out roughly $5,400 to Russian gold medallists at this summer's University Games in the Russian city of Kazan, according to a decree signed Tuesday by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Lumami, May 15 (ANI): Asserting that innovation is the key to progress and prosperity, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday called upon the faculty and students of the Nagaland University to search, spread, sense and celebrate innovations in the region.
Amid the much hue and cry about the issue of propose four year bachelors degree courses in Delhi University, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor has said that there should be no political interference in the decisions of a university
London, May 5 (IANS) A study has suggested writing a 'happy list' before the start of each working day can help stressed-out workers improve their problem-solving skills.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Using off-the-shelf printing tools, scientists at Princeton University have created a functional ear that can "hear" radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal human capability.
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has suggested that experiencing connections, regularities, and coherence in their environment may lead people to feel a greater sense of meaning in life.
Vishakapatnam, April 16 (ANI): Andhra University organized an environment awareness campaign in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday with the aim to educate people about the need to conserve scarce natural resources.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Tata Industries and Ramot at Tel Aviv University (TAU), the university's technology transfer company, have entered into a strategic memorandum of understanding (MoU) to fund and generate leading-edge "commercialisation ready technologies".
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A new technique employed by a University of Washington astronomer uses Earth's interstellar neighbors to learn the nature of certain stars too far away to be directly measured or observed, and the planets they may host.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Thanks to NASA's Cassini spacecraft, scientists have found the first direct evidence of small meteoroids breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn's rings.
Sydney, Apr. 19 (ANI): A students' guild of an Australian University has apologized for racist jokes published in its satirical PROSH newspaper.
London, April 17 (ANI): Bladder cancer patients over the age of 60 are less likely to receive treatments intended to cure their disease than younger patients according to the University of Sheffield (UK) scientists. Research published in the British Journal of Cancer shows older patients miss out on treatments such as radiotherapy or surgery to remove the bladder - however the difference cannot be fully explained by age.
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) A bridge in Himachal Pradesh seems too far for over 34,000 people - in spite of Rs.21 crore spent on it, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has found.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers have found explanation to why there are so many hybrid moths in nature.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Since they moved across the Atlantic, Victoria and David Beckham seem to have changed the way they speak to sound "posher".
London, April 11 (ANI): Using W. M. Keck Observatory, a new study has tracked the "rain" of charged water particles into the atmosphere of Saturn and found the extent of the ring-rain is far greater, and falls across larger areas of the planet, than previously thought.
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A researcher from the University of Alberta has discovered the most compelling evidence yet that two-legged dinosaurs could swim for long distances.
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): The students of Oxford have cruised their way to victory over Cambridge during the University Boat Race.
Washington, April 1 (ANI): While studying young galaxies at a distance of 11.6 billion light-years from Earth, a team of astronomers has noticed a strangely shaped galaxy that looks like a "magatama", an ancient, comma-shaped Japanese amulet made of stone.
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.
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Charles Darwin watched his beloved daughter-in-law die an agonising death at childbirth, it has been revealed.
Sydney, Mar 25 (ANI): Unwanted sexual encounters and unsafe sex are rife among drinkers and drug users, a new survey has revealed.
London, Mar. 25 (ANI): Former England star David Beckham has wowed his fans at Peking University with his latest Chinese tattoo.
Washington, Mar. 20 (ANI): Chewing gum may not help people eat less or lose weight, a new research has claimed.
Sydney, Mar 13 (ANI): New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson hopes he and new batting sensation Hamish Rutherford, who scored a splendid ton in his debut Test in Dunedin against England, can celebrate more milestones mid-pitch following their awkward hug after the rookie batsman completed his century.
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) In a first of its kind initiative in India to transform lab-based research into application at the clinical level, the West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS) here will offer fellowship in translation science, varsity officials said Tuesday.
Melbourne, Mar. 12 (ANI): Researchers from Melbourne have claimed that they have found a new way to protect people against new strains of the flu virus.
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.
Washington, March 8 (ANI): We didn't receive any warning about the Russian meteor before it hit the Earth because small asteroids are very difficult to spot with telescopes as they only reflect a little sunlight, according to a scientist from the University of Southampton.
Washington, Mar. 7 (ANI): Facebook users are unwittingly sharing more personal information online than ever, according to a study.
London, Mar 6 (ANI): A blood pressure pill, which is taken by tens of thousands of patients, could be the key to beating Alzheimer's disease.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A new experiment simulating conditions in deep space has suggested that the complex building blocks of life on Earth could have been created on icy interplanetary dust and then carried to Earth, jump-starting life.
Washington, Mar. 4 (ANI): The popular half-gloves, which leave fingers uncovered for texting may be good for communicating electronically but can lead to permanent loss of fingers due to exposure to the cold.
Aligarh, March 3 (IANS) Noted Malaysian magician Andrew Lee Sunday said India was like a second home for him because of the "love and affection" he has received from the people here.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): The widespread depiction of hyper-masculinity in men's magazine advertising may be harmful to both men and society at large, researchers have warned,
Sydney, Feb. 27 (ANI): A physicist from Sydney proposed to his partner of seven years with a physics paper and not a ring.
Sydney, Feb 27 (IANS) Asteroids hitting the earth cause immense destruction, but some of them may have also played a key role in the evolution of early life, according to new research.
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Pop singer Nicole Scherzinger has been honoured with artist of the year prize by Harvard University.
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) There is likelihood of increased snowfall over the polar regions and the highest altitudes, but an overall drop in global snowfall, as carbon dioxide (CO2) levels rise over the next century, a new climate model suggests.
St. John's (Antigua), Feb 22 (IANS/CMC) One of Antigua and Barbuda's leading athletes, golfer Kimesha Anthony, has been arrested in Atlanta for credit card fraud, according to media reports here.
London, Feb. 15 (ANI): Women who live in a culture in which they are objectified by others may in turn begin to objectify themselves, and this kind of self-objectification may reduce women's involvement in social activism, according to new research.
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Blogs on new discoveries, inventions and technologies often bristle with comments casting science in a negative, disparaging light, says a new study.
Washington, February 13 (ANI): Boys' performance on an academic task is affected by messages that suggest that girls will do better than they will, a new research has concluded.
London, February 12 (ANI): Emma Watson has come to the defense of Kristen Stewart, who caused controversy last year after it was revealed that she had cheated on her British boyfriend, actor Robert Pattinson, with married director Rupert Sanders.
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Green tea and red wine contain certain chemicals which could hinder the progress of Alzheimer's disease that afflict a growing number of aged people, says new research.
London, Feb. 7 (ANI): Emergency room visits due to pubic hair grooming mishaps have exploded in recent years, researchers have revealed.
Mysore University BA results have been declared. The results of all the semesters have been declared.
London, February 5 (ANI): A new study has identified different areas of brain responsible for external and internal threats.
London, Feb 3 (IANS) A team from a university in Chile has created the world's first vaccine for alcoholism that could reduce the number of deaths due to the addiction, a media report said.
Washington, Feb. 1 (ANI): Businesses must deal with weary-eyed office workers who are sitting behind computer screens and watching cat videos, shopping online and updating their Facebook statuses.
Sydney, Jan 31 (ANI): Social media experts have expressed concerns over the increasing number of parents maintaining Facebook pages for their children from as early as conception.
New Delhi, Jan. 31 (ANI): India today signed an agreement for a 100 million dollar loan with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a second tranche of the Uttarakhand Urban Sector Development Investment Program.
Washington, January 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cambridge have discovered how an antibiotic-resistant superbug exploits oxygen-limited conditions in the lungs of patients with severe respiratory disease to thrive.
Madrid, Jan 27 (IANS) Thin women, who are not comfortable with their bodies, consider peers with a 'healthy' weight as a threat, says a Spanish study.
Washington, January 26 (ANI): Men like female thinness more than women and they find female overweight more unpleasant than women do, a University of Granada study has revealed.
Washington, January 25 (ANI): Researchers using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter see seasonal changes on far-northern Martian sand dunes caused by warming of a winter blanket of frozen carbon dioxide.
Tokyo, January 23(ANI): Kyoto University researchers have for the first time successfully generated kidney tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPS cells.
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) At least three people were wounded Tuesday in a shootout on the north campus of Lone Star University in Houston and a fourth person suffered a heart attack, media reports said.
Patna, Jan 21 (IANS) Bihar Police have roped in IIT students to provide free coaching to students in Maoist-affected villages to wean them away from rebels, a police official said Monday.
London, January 19 (ANI): Scientists believe brain scans could be used in the near future to detect whether a person is a racist or not.
Washington, January 19 (ANI): Military personnel experience increased risk of suicidal thoughts or actions if they were the victims of physical or violent sexual assault as adults, according to results of a new study by researchers at the University of Utah.
Washington, January 16 (ANI): A virtual heart developed by researchers is revealing new information about one of the world's most common heart conditions.
London, Jan.16 (ANI): Students in the University of Exeter in Britain were caught having intercourse on CCTV camera, during a safe sex ball held before Christmas last year.
London, January 15 (ANI): When our lives are filled with routines and monotonous meetings we can all fall victim to the effects of boredom, but researchers have tried to find if boredom is necessarily a bad thing.
London, Jan 14 (ANI): The works of Shakespeare and Wordsworth are "rocket-boosters" to the brain and better therapy than self-help books, researchers have claimed.
London, Jan 11 (IANS) There has been a 24 percent drop in the number of Indian students coming to Britain to study during the 2011-12 academic year, latest official figures show, reflecting concerns generated due to visa restrictions imposed on non-EU students
Sydney, Jan. 11 (ANI): New research shows China's controversial One Child Policy (OCP) has not only dramatically re-shaped the population, but has produced individuals lacking characteristics important for economic and social attainment.
Washington, January 9 (ANI): An experimental drug administered orally to mice after a spinal cord injury has proven effective when improving limb movement after an injury, a new study shows.
Washington, December 29 (ANI): The oldest known representation of a pharaoh has been found carved on rocks at a desert site in southern Egypt, a new study into long forgotten engravings has found.
Washington, December 29 (ANI): Female university students get drunk quicker than their male counterparts, according to a study by the University of Vigo.
London, December 29 (ANI): Fighting the flab might just be down to how you eat it rather than what you eat, researchers say.
Washington, December 28 (ANI): A bird listening to birdsong may experience some of the same emotions as a human listening to music, suggests a new study on white-throated sparrows.
Washington, December 22 (ANI): Unified criteria for defining and diagnosing pre-menstrual disorder have yet to be agreed on "and so it is difficult to develop suitable interventions to treat women suffering from these symptoms," researchers say.
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Warnings have been made over as many as 90,000 bogus foreign students in Britain since London Metropolitan University was stripped of its licence to sponsor overseas students four months ago.
Washington, December 19 (ANI): Whilst conditions such as a severe stroke have been linked to Parkinson's disease, for many sufferers the tremors and other symptoms of the disease can appear to come out of the blue.
Washington, December 18 (ANI): Researchers have shown that the emerging field of synthetic biology can be used to manipulate hydrocarbon chemicals, found in soaps and shampoos, in cells.
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Many Amazon tree species may survive man-made warming, a new genetic analysis has revealed, overturning findings that a temperature rise may cause them to die.
Washington, December 14 (ANI): Regular exercise and remaining physically active not only benefits the body, but the mind too.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday roped in experts from the Indian Institutes of Technology at Delhi and Roorkee to draw up plans for cleaning the polluted Yamuna river and slammed the Delhi Jal Board for its "pathetic" work.
Tel Aviv, Dec 11 (IANS) Adults avoiding commitment in a romantic relationship may be trying to live out experiences from their childhood needs, says an Israeli research.
Washington, December 11 (ANI): The negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time, according to a new study.
Johannesburg, December 7 (ANI): Doctors say HIV infection when left undiagnosed and untreated for a long time, can trigger off a dormant virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV), which can lead to blindness.
Washington, Dec. 7 (ANI): Majority of Americans support President Barack Obama's plan to raise taxes on high-income families to avoid fiscal cliff, a new poll has found.
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): The University of Colorado at Denver has released thousands of e-mails which reveal James Holmes, who allegedly killed 12 people during the screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises', may have once had a romantic relationship with a fellow graduate student.
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.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday fumed over the fact that even after spending hundreds of crores of rupees, untreated effluent was flowing into river Yamuna and departments mandated to check pollution were fighting each other.
Washington, December 4 (ANI): The average person's happiness is based on a combination of individual wealth, possessions and optimism, according to an analysis of new worldwide survey findings.
Beijing, Dec 2 (IANS) A teacher in a Chinese university brought 30 real AK-47 assault rifles to class to teach students having their major in weaponry.
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) A NASA spacecraft studying Mercury has provided compelling support for the long-held hypothesis the planet harbours abundant water ice and other frozen volatile materials.
London, November 29(ANI): Scientists at Penn State University including an Indian origin have developed a new paradigm for understanding the earliest eras in the history of the universe.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Left Thursday urged the human resources development ministry to force Delhi University to discuss issues raised by its protesting teachers instead of resorting to "coercive steps".
Washington, November 28 (ANI): University of Illinois scientists have found a way to reduce the number of E. coli 0157:H7 cells that may live undetected on spinach leaves.
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Academics at Cambridge University have suggested that super-intelligent technology could 'threaten our own existence,' says a report.
Dehradun/New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Uttarakhand government has initiated steps to remove Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, amongst those present at the south Delhi farm house of liquor baron Ponty Chadha when he was shot dead, as chairman of the Uttarakhand Minority Commission.
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): An international team of researchers claimed to have discovered a new gene that helps explain how humans evolved from apes.
Lima, Nov 14 (IANS/EFE) Yale University returned to Peru the final lot of archaeological items from Machu Picchu that it agreed to hand over in an accord signed two years ago.
London, November 5 (ANI): UFO enthusiasts from Britain, who have been scanning the skies for signs of alien activity for decades, have admitted that the "extraterrestrial" might not exist at all due to declining numbers of "flying saucer" sightings and failure to establish proof of extraterrestrial life.
Washington, November 4 (ANI): German paleontologists say they've uncovered a pile of of about 1,800 fossilized turtles from the Jurassic era in northwestern China's Xinjiang province.
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Engaged in an extremely tight White House race three days before polls, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are making whirlwind tours of battleground states with a barrage of TV ads.