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'We need to stop thinking about how older people are a burden to society'

Distinguished Indian American professor of psychiatry and neurosciences Dr Dilip V Jeste has been appointed the first associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care at the University of......

'Why and how did science in India stagnate?'

'Indian ganita predictions were as good as or better than the best elsewhere.' 'The debate between mythology and "rational" science in India is at least as old as Aryabhata and Brahmagupta and, to......

Is Surya Namaskar religious? I don't think so

'Few practitioners of yoga doing the Surya Namaskar, including lakhs of Americans and Europeans, see it as a form of worshipping the sun. They do it because it is good exercise.' 'In my view Muslim......

Elder abuse lowest in India among Asian countries

India has the lowest prevalence of elder abuse in Asian countries, according to a new global review which found that 14 per cent older adults in the country may face psychological, physical, and......

35 days in jail for not standing up for the national anthem

'At first, a few inmates tried to attack me saying they would make me sing the national anthem, but another group rescued me from the assault. When I got out of jail, so many of them cried and......

India's wealth inequality: The real story behind the numbers

If India has more billionaires than before, it is because the Indian economy began to look more attractive to FIIs, notes T N Ninan.  The World Bank, in its report on inequality in South Asia,......

'Modi village' is Varanasi's new hot spot

Jayapur, with a population of a little over 4,200, was like most other villages before Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted it on November 7. Narayan Patel is a busy man these days. Apart from......

'Powerful' future ahead for lithium-ion battery

We have developed ultra-fast means of telecommunication and swankiest of electronic devices. But no matter how high-tech these gadgets are, they still rely on the humble battery for sustenance. The......

Cars that we have drooled over in the movies

Cinema helps us live our dreams and often reflects the prevalent norms in the society. Over the years movie makers have inspired awe from their viewers by filming some really interesting and......

An Indian tribute: Paul Samuelson, Guru

Paul A Samuelson, one of the world's greatest economists, passed into the ages on Sunday, December 13. Janata Party President and economist Dr Subramanian Swamy, a student of Professor Samuelson,......

Priyanka: I am very greedy about my work

'Despite all the work I have done, (abroad) I am still faced with stereotypes of India, like they tell me, 'You speak really great English for an Indian.'' 'I was told when I first started the......

Top 11 Foreign Language Films, 2014

Beautiful movies, from across the world. The year 2014 was big when it came to foreign language films, as many film festival award winners played in theatres in New York City. This year 83......

The MOST VIOLENT Scenes in Hindi Movies

American author Mary McCarthy once wrote, 'In violence, we forget who we are.'     And this loss of sanity is depicted quite regularly on screen to lay emphasis on the prevalent......

'In Pakistan, a woman's face is her greatest asset'

Here's a closer look at the Pakistani Oscar-winning film Saving Face, and it's director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.A story of survival and hope, the Oscar winning documentary for short subject, Saving......

My aunt, Smita Patil

Smita Patil continues to engage audiences around the world, 24 years after she died suddenly in a Mumbai hospital. The Film Society of the Lincoln Centre, the distinguished New York cultural......

Is 40 the new 30 for Olympians?

When Laurie Lever turned 60 last October, the last thing on his mind was retirement with the Australian show jumper focused on riding in his first Olympics. Lever is one of a growing number of......

Understanding the Australian

Soon after the second Pokhran nuclear tests, the western world was outraged. America was quick to apply sanctions. In an insufficiently recalled incident, a bumptious Australian army official......
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Cola is your ticket to heart disease

Fitness trackers vary in accuracy Wrist-worn activity trackers, increasingly popular among consumers and in healthcare research, can vary... ...

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Mythology is basis of all science fiction says French author Pierre Bordage

The relationship of mythology to Science Fiction is close and deep, but not always... New Delhi: Post a third world war while Europe is devastated... ...

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Older adults excel in knowledge-based skills

Conducting their research on the Tsimane - an indigenous population of about 15,000 who live in the Bolivian Amazon and depend on hunting, fishing,... ...

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Top 5 most extreme visions of all times

The ISIS has taken the next illogical step into insanity as a step towards "world domination". The group has apparently started a new currency -... ...

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Summing it up

Not many see mathematics other than in nightmares. But Marcus du Sautoy, one of the brightest minds in the world of mathematics, sees it even in... ...

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