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People who use profanities are honest; here’s why

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Are you offended by people who use profanities? They may be more honest than others, say scientists who found that those who frequently swear are less likely to be associated with lying and deception. Profanity is obscene language which, in some social settings is considered inappropriate and unacceptable. It often refers to language that contains …

Battle For States: UP poll process kicks off, notification issued for 1st phase

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh assembly poll process kicked off on Tuesday with the EC issuing notification for the first phase of voting on February 11 which will cover 73 constituencies spread over 15 districts in Muslim-dominated Western UP. The filing of nominations for these constituencies started at 11 am, immediately after the notification, the Chief …

World’s lightest watch weighs 40 grams

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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The world’s lightest mechanical chronograph became a possibility with the use of Graphene. This has opened the door to further possible innovations with graphene, officials at the University of Manchester said. Graphene, is just an atom thick. It was first isolated in 2004 by Nobel-winning scientists and is expected to revolutionise industries. The watch was unveiled Monday in …

Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies aged 82

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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US astronaut Gene Cernan died, he was 82 years old. Cernan was the last man to walk on the Moon. America’s space agency Nasa said it was “saddened by the loss” of the retired spaceman. Captain Cernan was one of only three people to go to the Moon twice and the last man to leave …

Istanbul nightclub attacker nabbed after police operation

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Following an attack in a nightclub in Istanbul, police have caught the alleged gunman who killed 39 people during an attack on a nightclub during New Year’s celebrations. The private Dogan news agency and other media say the suspect was caught in Istanbul’s district of Esenyurt in a police operation late on Sunday. ALSO READ: Five …

IRCTC to launch first pilgrim train for North East

Monday, January 16, 2017

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IRCTC will launch its first pilgrim train for the northeast region next month which will take passengers to destinations like Jagannath and Konark temples. This will be a six nights and seven days package for a total amount of Rs 6,161.  Originating from Guwahati, the train will be launched on February 17 and cover pilgrimage …

Five dead in shooting at Mexico music festival

Monday, January 16, 2017

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A shooting erupted at an electronic music festival in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen early today, leaving at least five people dead and sparking a stampede, the mayor said. Fifteen people were injured, some in the stampede, after at least one shooter opened fire before dawn at the Blue Parrot nightclub during the …

Parents Storm Premise as a 5-year-old lost a part of her finger in school

Monday, January 16, 2017

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In a cruel incident Jeevika Mistry, a 5-year-old student of Thakur International School, Kandivli, lost a part of her finger in an accident in school. Jeevika was going from one class to another when her left hand got jammed in a door. A part of her finger got cut in this, and she was rushed …

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop to use Chennai-Bengaluru Route For India Debut, travel time to be 30 minutes

Monday, January 16, 2017

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Chennai to Bengaluru in 30 minutes! No, this is not a figment of the imagination or a video game, but a proposed mode of transport. A US-based company which has embarked on an ambitious project to revolutionise the way people moved from one city to another has set its eyes on Chennai. The brainchild of …

India’s NSG membership can’t be farewell gift: China to US

Monday, January 16, 2017

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BEIJING: China on Monday said admission of non-NPT signatories in NSG cannot be a “farewell gift” for countries to give to each other, a day after the outgoing Obama administration asserted that Beijing was an “outlier” in the efforts to make India a member of the elite nuclear club. “Regarding India’s application to the Nuclear …

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