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3 Indian Americans helped create artificial life

Three Indian scientists were part of the 24-member team that developed the first synthetic bacterial genome.The three researchers of Indian-origin were Sanjay Vashee, Radha Krishnakumar and......

Saturn moon Enceladus 'may contain life'

Scientists at the American space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration have claimed that Saturn's moon Enceladus 'may contain life,' after they discovered new evidence suggesting......

Student casts Kalpana Chawla in bronze

A fine-arts student in Chennai has sculpted a life-size bronze sculpture of India-born American astronaut, Kalpana Chawla.The sculpture will be exhibited for public viewing on February 1, the day......

The benefits of having a Gujarati prime minister

Narendra Modi knows how to calculate and remain pragmatic. Take the unexpected Rafale deal -- perhaps the first time a PM has considered the country's defence procurement as a priority, over the......

Meet the Indian-origin teen who got into all 8 Ivy League schools

The 17-year-old has developed a mobile app that analyses speech patterns and predicts with 96 per cent accuracy if a person has Parkinson's disease Pooja has now shortlisted Harvard, Stanford and......

Get ready for globally connected classrooms

Harnessing the potential of internet, an Indian American family has embarked on an ambitious project of connecting classrooms across the world to bring in virtual real time interaction among......

Volatile markets end flat; Sensex gains 25% in FY15

The 30-share Sensex ended lower by 18.37 points at 27,957.49 and the 50-share Nifty slipped 1.30 points at 8,491. On the last day of the financial year 2014-15, markets ended marginally higher......

Old Spice: No longer the mark of a man?

Once known as the definitive aftershave brand, its deodorant avatar is yet to become such an icon The lone surfer riding the waves to the stirring score of the 20th-century German composer Carl......

Bharti to enter residential realty

Bharti Realty, the real estate arm of Sunil Bharti Mittal-led Bharti Enterprises, is gearing up to enter the premium residential market in FY16. While the overall real estate sector in India has......

2 things Jaitley can do to better the lives of common Indians

There is a total disconnect between the vast majority of Indians and their elected rulers and their minions in the executive and judiciary, says Sudip Mazumdar. Image: A grocery shop in a slum in......

After Water, Deepa Mehta goes to Hollywood

In looking at the turbulent life of an American who married the last crown prince of Korea in 1959, only to be shunned by his family because she could not produce an heir, Deepa Mehta finds more......

Enter the world of Aamir Khan

Here's how India’s most successful film star goes about his work.Aamir Khan’s sixth-floor residence-cum-office on Carter Road in Mumbai has none of the trappings you would associate......

'I won't make a typical Bollywood film'

'I was broke and jobless. There was a lot of pressure to earn money. I was 23.' 'Then I met my friend Vivek Gomber, who loved my story and decided to produce the film.' National award winner......

Vidhu Vinod Chopra: 'James Cameron raved about my film'

'He asked me, "How can you do it Vinod? How did you come out of your comfort zone?"' 'When Jennifer Lawrence won over the older woman, I lost respect for the Oscars.' Vidhu Vinod Chopra takes......

'I wanted the Marigold Hotel films to give very strong sense of India'

'You need to be very careful to avoid certain features and stereotypes whenever you come across a cross cultural story. I was particularly anxious to avoid that in the new film because it’s......

Warrior spirit leads Japan's Nishikori to new heights

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their US Open men's singles semi-final. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images There comes a moment in all great......

How Nishikori took Japan from tragedy to tennis elite

Employees of Nissin Foods Holdings Co show their disappointment after Kei Nishikori of Japan loses a point in the men's singles final match of the 2014 US Open at the headquarters building on......
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What it's like when religion dictates your sex life

Provided by Refinery29 Sex_After_Religion-Real_Womens_Stories_1_Anna_Sudit (1) Photographed By Lauren Perlstein. The U.S. may be a secular... ...

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Alfred Taubman, pioneer of indoor malls, dies

WASHINGTON: Alfred Taubman, a billionaire real estate developer who changed the face of suburban life in the US by pioneering upscale indoor... ...

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Heres Your A-Z Guide of Bharat Darshan on A Budget

A: An A to Z Guide Offering quirky, odd, mostly accurate, somewhat useful information curated by a broke couple who travelled across India on a... ...

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Cops get a lesson in positivity

Kia Scherr (left) with senior officers on Saturday. Nearly 40 policemen watched the play Hemant Padalkar dna Kia Scherr does not believe in... ...

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New Line Picks Up Ben Mezrich's Sci-Fi Book Proposal '37th Parallel' (Exclusive)

Duration: 00:53s - Published: 1 week ago New Line has pre-emptively picked up The 37th Parallel , a book proposal by one of Hollywood's favorite... ...

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