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TOKYO: Scientists have developed a new turbine that can harness energy from ocean currents to produce low-cost and sustainable electricity. Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) in Japan began a project titled “Sea Horse,” … More
WASHINGTON: People who suffer from chronic migraine headaches are three times more likely to suffer from severe jawbone disorder, a study has found. Researchers from University of Sao Paulo in Brazil found that the more frequent the migraine attacks, the … More
TOKYO:  Scientists have developed a new turbine that can harness energy from ocean currents to produce low-cost and sustainable electricity. Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) in Japan began a project titled “Sea Horse,” … More
MUMBAI: Director Hansal Mehta, who is writing the film adaptation of “The Accidental Prime Minister”, says the movie will have a balanced account of Dr Manmohan Singh’s stint as the prime minister. The movie is based on the book of … More
WASHINGTON: Scientists have designed an ultra-light form of aluminium that floats on water, paving the way for novel uses of the material in future spacecraft and automobiles. In its conventional form, aluminium is denser than water. An aluminium spoon will … More
NEW DELHI: Many films break into cinema halls with the promise of being the “game-changer”, but only few are able to drive the message home. “Newton” star Pankaj Tripathi says his latest film exactly does that without being pretentious and … More
NEW DELHI: Electric and hybrid vehicles will continue to attract incentives for at least another six months under the FAME India programme as it has been extended up to March 31, or till the launch of Phase-II of the scheme … More
MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar does around four films in a year but the actor said his writer wife Twinkle Khanna is his exact opposite when it comes to work. The former actor is busy writing books and has turned producer with … More
LOS ANGELES: Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found that jellyfish go into a sleep-like state, making them the first animals without a brain or central nervous system to do so. The findings push the origin of sleep further … More
NEW DELHI: Insurance regulator IRDAI has formed a ten-member steering committee to help implement by March 2021 the new risk-based capital (RBC) regime that will also enhance protection to policyholders. The decision to move to the RBC norms from the … More
WASHINGTON: Twitter bots – which have earned a bad reputation for distributing of fake news – could be used to spread positive messages as well as trigger good behaviours through social media, scientists say. In a large-scale experiment designed to … More
NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki India’s compact sedan Dzire, in its new avatar, became the best selling model in the country for the first time in August, taking the pole position from its sibling Alto. As per the latest data from … More
LOS ANGELES: Scientists have developed a new tool that can measure a person’s wisdom – a trait believed to be governed by specific regions of the brain. Studies suggest that wisdom may be defined by six specific domains and that … More
NEW DELHI: Markets regulator Sebi plans to rope in third party agency to identify and classify security holes in its entire information technology infrastructure and suggest measures to mitigate such risks. To provide these services, Sebi has issued a notice … More
LUCKNOW: Tata Motors on Saturday announced its entry into the Compact SUV segment with the commercial launch of its new Gen-next lifestyle SUV, the Tata NEXON in Uttar Pradesh. Targeted at the personal car buyers, the Tata NEXON is the … More
NEW YORK: Twitter bots earned a bad reputation for their alleged role in the 2016 US presidential election but a study has found that automated tweets can help promote good behaviour and not just fake news. Researchers at University of … More
BENGALURU: Indian men’s hockey team’s chief coach Sjoerd Marijne today made it clear that he is not bothered by critics questining his appointment as he has to deliver results. “I cannot do anything about what people talk about me. I … More
WASHINGTON: Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays that occasionally hit the Earth may be coming from a distant source outside the Milky Way galaxy, a study suggests. Fifty years ago, scientists discovered that the Earth is occasionally hit by cosmic rays of enormous … More
MUMBAI: Actress Shilpa Shetty, who is one of the judges of “Super Dancer – Chapter 2”, said the entire team of the dance reality series was shaken after a major fire broke out on the sets of the show at … More
INDORE: Ajinkya Rahane has adjusted to his role as a stop-gap opener in ODIs and he does not want to dwell too much on his future in the format once first-choice opener Shikhar Dhawan is back from his sabbatical. After … More
LONDON: Despite frequent contact with each other during the Iron Age, textiles in Italy more closely resembled those found in Central Europe while Greece followed the tradition of ancient Near East, according to a study. Textiles have been and still … More
MANGALURU: Film-maker S S Rajamouli, whose ‘Bahubali’ series had won over crowds of audience across the world, says he feels he is a better story teller than a director. “I am a fantastic story teller. I narrate the character in … More
INDORE:Australian opener David Warner was at a loss to explain his team’s continuing batting failure in the ongoing ODI series against India, but dismissed criticism that the visitors were struggling to read the home spinners. Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav … More
LONDON: In a “breakthrough”, scientists have developed a rapid and highly sensitive fingerprint test that can detect whether someone has used cocaine within seconds. The new non-invasive technique developed by researchers, including those from University of Surrey in the UK, … More
NEW DELHI: Fashion designer Rohit Bal was arrested, along with three other men, for allegedly threatening a neighbour under the influence of alcohol over car parking in south Delhi’s Defence Colony in the early hours today, the police said. The … More
NEW DELHI: The delivery of about 6 million JioPhones will start on Sunday and be completed within 15 days, as per a channel partner of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL). Deliveries of the low-cost 4G handsets will begin from rural … More
NEW DELHI: Thirty minutes of exercise five days a week can significantly reduce your risk of dying early and of developing heart disease, even if a sports club or gym is not an option, according to a new study published … More
MUMBAI: The Centre has decided to extend the timeline for availing interest subsidy of around Rs 2.6 lakh on home loans under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) by the middle income groups (MIG) up to 2019. “The benefit of … More
NEW DELHI: The delivery of about 6 million JioPhones will start on Sunday and be completed within 15 days, as per a channel partner of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL). Deliveries of the low-cost 4G handsets will begin from rural … More
NEW DELHI: Thirty minutes of exercise five days a week can significantly reduce your risk of dying early and of developing heart disease, even if a sports club or gym is not an option, according to a new study published … More