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Bengaluru: A male leopard was on Sunday tranquilized and trapped after it quietly entered a private school in the city and injured five people, a wildlife official said. "We got a call from Vibgyor Public School in the evening that a leopard had jumped over the compound wall and was seen on CCTV cameras passing through an empty classroom and entering a room with a mesh cover," chief wildlife warden ...
Vellore: A day after a man was killed and three others were injured in a mysterious explosion in Vellore, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today said it was a meteorite fall that caused the mishap. "A mishap occurred yesterday when a meteorite fell in the campus of a private engineering college in Vellore district's K Pantharappalli village...," she said in a release here. Condoling the death ...
Did you like reading about naughty children when young - maybe hoping for a few tips? The first you may have come across would be an energetic and enthusiastically mischievous, freckled five-year-old with a distinctive hairstyle. The definitive purveyor of hijinks was however his cheeky, grubby but innovative and ingenious elder who is nearly completing a century but is never aged and is still popular. Dennis ...
Los Angeles, Feb 7 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland has been forced to learn Spanish as her son Titan has started to say words in the language, thanks to his Argentinian nanny. The 34-year-old singer has been forced to learn the language "pretty quickly" as her 14-month-old son, whom she has with her husband Tim Witherspoon, has already started to pick up some of the words from his Argentinian nanny. "I'm ...
Vellore: A day after a man was killed and three others were injured in a mysterious explosion in Vellore, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today said it was a meteorite fall that caused the mishap. "A mishap occurred yesterday when a meteorite fell in the campus of a private engineering college in Vellore district's K Pantharappalli village...," she said in a release here. Condoling the death ...
Large number devotees thronged Har Ki Pauri ghat in Haridwar on Monday morning to take holy dip in the Ganges on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya.According to reports, around 1.25 crore pilgrims and devotees are expected to take holy dip today on the pious occasion.The authorities have made elaborate security arrangements to regulate the flow of devotees and to prevent occurrence of any untoward incident.Mauni ...
SHANGHAI, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster relief exercise, China's defence ministry said on Monday, signalling warming ties between the two Asian powers as they seek to resolve a long-festering border dispute. Leaders from the two nuclear-armed neighbours pledged last May to cool their border dispute, which dates back to a brief border war in 1962, ...
Actor-filmmaker Kamal Hasan has said that as an artist he believes freedom of speech is separate from the ruling political state.Delivering closing keynote address on 'Freedom of Speech' at India Conference 2016 at Harvard Business School, Hasan said "To confirm that freedom of speech and democracy are siblings of an ideology is an archaic political conspiracy.""Those evangelizing Democracy nowadays ...
India has rarely been as much disgraced as by the assault on a group of Africans in Bengaluru, the country's vaunted Silicon Valley. Yet, this city, which is supposed to represent a cosmopolitan ambience, witnessed two of the worst examples of behaviour for which Indians are becoming infamous. One is an old trait - an intense colour consciousness which is seen in the search for fair brides in matrimonial ...
Nagapura, Hunsur district (Karnataka): Her pale, yellow eyes stood out against her dusky skin, and the grief was visible on the face of the young woman from a tribe of traditional honey gatherers living on the edge of south Karnataka's Nagarhole National Park. Shanta (she uses only one name) recounted how her baby, a boy, was born dead. When she felt labour pains, she travelled by autorickshaw ...
SHANGHAI, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster relief exercise, China's defence ministry said on Monday, signalling warming ties between the two Asian powers as they seek to resolve a long-festering border dispute. Leaders from the two nuclear-armed neighbours pledged last May to cool their border dispute, which dates back to a brief border war in 1962, ...
By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will release data on Monday showing it remains one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but economists are struggling to reconcile that rosy picture with ground realities like weak exports, investment, and flat corporate order books. The median estimate from a Reuters poll of economists put GDP annual growth at 7.3 percent in the quarter ...
, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has found that the effectiveness of routine Tdap booster wanes in adolescents.Kaiser Permanente's Vaccine Study Center found that the vaccine provides moderate protection against whooping cough during the first year after vaccination, but its effectiveness wanes to less than 9 percent after four years among teenagers who have received only a newer form of the whooping cough ...
, Feb 7 (ANI): Families should rethink about seniors' decision of giving up driving as a new study suggests that older adults, who keep driving, are healthier than their non-driving counterparts.The Columbia University researchers reviewed 16 studies that examined the health and well-being of older adults after they stopped driving and concluded that not being able to drive nearly doubles the risk ...
Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns. If the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. An international team of professional and amateur astronomers spotted the possible supernova, now called ASASSN-15lh, when ...
New York: Want to convey more to your friends and policymakers on Twitter? Soon, you may be able to tweet in 10,000 characters on the micro-blogging site. According to media reports, Twitter is building a new feature that will allow users to tweet longer than its traditional 140-character limit. The company is currently considering a 10,000-character limit, recode.net reported, adding that Twitter ...
New Delhi: Missouri State University (MSU), long-established university of Midwest US, is inviting applications for its Master’s Degree Program in Administrative Studies with a concentration in Cyber Security, under the Department of Computer Information Systems. The program provides hands-on labs and exercises to teach aspiring Cyber Security professionals how to secure and defend Information ...
* Four gunmen entered school campus under cover of fog * Many victims were shot execution-style in the head * Confusion on responsibility as Taliban make contradicting claims * Attack comes more than a year after Peshawar school massacre (Adds Taliban spokesman denial) By Mehreen Zahra-Malik and Jibran Ahmad CHARSADDA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Armed militants stormed a university ...

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