Mumbai: Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley on Tuesday described how he was assigned to gather military intelligence in India and recruit spies from the Indian Army. On the second day of his deposition through videoconferencing from a US jail before the Special TADA Court here, Headley said he was...
New Delhi: In a move seen as an endorsement of net neutrality and a setback to offerings such as Facebook's Free Basics and Airtel Zero, India's telecom watchdog on Monday said no to discriminatory pricing of data content. "No service provider shall offer or charge discriminatory tariffs for data services on the...
Kochi: The High Court on Monday ordered a CBI probe into the murder of Abdul Shukoor, an activist of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), in which certain Left leaders are allegedly involved. The high court order came on a plea of Shukoor's mother that the police probe was not moving in the right direction. Shukoor...
Thiruvananthapuram: Hotelier Biju Ramesh has fired another salvo, this time at the Left Democratic Front (LDF). In a leaked audio clip of Biju Ramesh’s speech at a meeting of the bar owners, the hotelier is heard saying that the LDF had assured to help them open the closed bars in the state. The CPI-M leadership,...
Melbourne: His long-standing feud with Steve Waugh was out in the open once again when spin legend Shane Warne slammed the former Australian captain as “the most selfish cricketer that I’ve played with” during a TV program. “There’s a lot of reasons I don’t like Steve Waugh, a lot of reasons...
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,...