New Delhi: Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said on Tuesday that he has been informed that the bronze medal he won at the 2012 London Olympic Games was upgraded to silver. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had recently decided to retest samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 Games which returned with several...
Los Angeles: Late pop icon Michael Jackson bleached his skin to erase the memory of his abusive father, according to the singer's physician doctor Conrad Murray. Michael, who lightened his skin and underwent a number of surgeries to look like a "northern athlete", is believed to have undergone the...
New York: Social networking giant Facebook is facing the music over a fake story that it promoted on the Trending Topics feature over the last weekend. The Facebook review team approved the news story about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly which claimed the news channel had fired Kelly for "backing Hillary (Clinton)...
New Delhi: French company DCNS has obtained a court order restricting 'The Australian' newspaper from further publishing the leaked documents on India's Scorpene submarine project. The restriction will be in place till Thursday, the media reported on Monday. DCNS, which is at the centre of a global submarine...
Manila: The Philippines has stopped issuing haj passports for Muslim pilgrims after detention of over 170 Indonesians with fake documents using Manila as a transit to Saudi Arabia. Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay on Tuesday saud that the issuance of haj passports has become a source of corruption in the Foreign...
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,...