New Delhi: Manipur activist Irom Chanu Sharmila announced on Tuesday that she will break her 15-year-long fast against the withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). “I will break my fast as the Govt has failed to give any positive response,” Irom said. She said she would now fight the upcoming state...
Bengaluru: An international tribunal has ruled that the Indian government had acted "unfairly" and "inequitably" in annulling a contract between city-based multimedia firm Devas and ISRO's commercial arm Antrix, making it liable to pay financial compensation. A Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)...
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday said that the Jallikattu should not be allowed because it's centuries old. "By this logic should courts allow child marriage, which too was a part of custom for centuries," the top court asked. "The mere presence of tradition can't justify practices," the court...
New Delhi: Just a few days after wrestler Narsingh Yadav was caught for doping, another Rio Olympics qualified athlete Inderjeet Singh, a shot putter, has failed a dope test as his 'A' sample returned positive for a banned substance.
Bengaluru: Leading e-tailer Flipkart's fashion and lifestyle products' subsidiary Myntra on Tuesday announced its acquisition of e-store Jabong from the London-based online Global Fashion Group for an unspecified amount to strengthen its position in the segments both operatein. Gurgaon-based Jabong is a major fashion...
Just as rains fall in floods, heat waves turn Earth bone-dry, winds uproot lives, and melting ice in Antarctica swells sea levels, we know we are heading for the doom.   One question may be lolling on your mind: how long before the...
There is no better word to define Delhi than “Din”. Thanks to vehicles that go pell-mell in the street, honking.  The smoggy streets really pine for a respite from blaring horns. Because, noise pollution could cause hearing loss in...
Now fight back your late-night craving for snacks. You don’t really want it after having dinner. Yes, you are not hungry. Taking in at night more carbohydrates, saturated fats and refined sugar than you already have during the day is harmful...
"Just a chap who messed about in a lab; academically not brilliant", said Frederick Sanger of himself. That was a humble self-portrait by a brilliant scientist. This British biochemist’s discoveries about the chemistry of life opened...
While most others hang out with friends, a large number of people would sit home by themselves.      Not shyness, but social anxiety or social fear keeps them indoors. This stems from the fear of interaction with others,...