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Axar Patel replaces Ravindra Jadeja for Pallekele Test

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Left-arm spinner Axar Patel has been called in as a replacement for Ravindra Jadeja in the 16-man Indian squad for the third and the final Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka, beginning August 12 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee on Tuesday named Axar Patel as the replacement […]

Having no friends may be as deadly as smoking

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Not having friends may be as deadly as smoking, according to a new Harvard study which found a link between social isolation and levels of a blood-clotting protein which can cause heart attacks and stroke. Loneliness triggers the ‘fight or flight’ stress signal which increases levels of the protein fibrinogen in case of injury and […]

‘Are you virgin?’ Patna hospital asks employees

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Patna: In what could be a bizarre moment for the employees of Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna, the form to be filled by the employees asked them to declare whether they are a virgin. The marriage declaration form which has come to light is applicable for hospital employees and freshly recruited doctors and […]

Fuel economy ratings of Bugatti Chiron revealed

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

The Bugatti is the undisputed king of the sportscars. The latest from Bugatti, Chiron costs staggering Rs 20 Crore and it is definitely a car for the richest of the rich. Sportscars have a massive tank storage for their exhilarating performance and fuel burning capacity. Although people buying Bugatti would definitely won’t care about the average, […]

Fall in Love with the beautiful cultural experience called ‘Chile’

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Chile is a country of remarkable contrasts and extreme beauty, with attractions ranging from the towering volcanic peaks of the Andes to the ancient forests of the Lake District. There is a large number of very good parks here, and plenty of opportunities for fine adventurous travel. Chile is famous as the location of Torres del […]

UK to ban sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In an attempt to reduce air pollution and move towards a more sustainable way of living, the British government has announced that it plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. Britain is the latest European country to adopt the ban following from France’s announcement a few months ago. In […]

Trump says no to transgenders in US military

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

US President DOnald Trump on Wednesday announced that the US military would reintroduce the ban on transgenders serving in the US armed forces. The announcement reverses a decision approved by the Department of Defense under previous president Barack Obama. The decision was still under review and with Trump’s decision, transgenders will be denied the opportunity […]

Two die in Kolkata building collapse

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

At least two persons were killed after a building collapsed in Kolkata’s Bowbazar area on Tuesday. Reportedly, few people, including a young lady and an accountant, were fear trapped in the debris. ALSO READ: Mumbai: Residential building collapsed in Ghatkopar, 8 people killed, probe ordered Earlier, Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, present at the incident spot, said […]

Yashpal: A people’s scientist

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A great scientist, an institution builder, an able science administrator, an educationist and a science communicator par excellence. Professor Yashpal, who passed away on Tuesday, was all this combined and much more. Whichever role Yashpal donned, he brought an air of freshness, innovation and radical ideas. He took every job entrusted to him by his […]

Govt sets up panel to revive state-owned SAIL

Monday, July 24, 2017

The government has established a committee to look into the revival of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). The committee, which includes members from the Ministry of Steel, PSUs, and technical experts, has been tasked with reviving the steel producer which has been inefficient and expensive. The panel will provide a report detailing the plan […]

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