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British-Indian professor knighted in New Year's honours

Shankar Balasubramanian (pictured), an Indian-origin British professor of chemistry, has received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the field of science and......

The ISIS threat is real, and not far away

Unlike Al Qaeda, ISIS recruiters are proactive and internet savvy.They know there is angst among Muslims about their helplessness even in a vibrant democracy like India, leave alone other parts of......

Is India prepared for Brexit?

'When the Brexit bomb goes off, the shrapnel will wound us.''We will in the time-honoured tradition apply band-aids all over.''Those who shout the loudest will get economic relief like interest......

'The Indian soldiers adapted quickly and performed remarkably well'

'Many sepoys fought with distinction, winning some of the first Victoria Crosses to be awarded to Indians; and indeed, as in any army fighting under such inhumane conditions -- standing in the......

Meet Britain's youngest MP since 1667!

A 20-year-old Scottish student has become Britain's youngest lawmaker since 1667, toppling one of the opposition Labour Party's top figures in the process. Politics student Mhairi Black took......

Super-chips for more lifelike computer games

Soon, computer games will become more realistic and lifelike than ever before, for scientists from the Glasgow University and the Semiconductor Research Corporation in the US are developing a new......

Govt replaces Mistry at Indo-UK CEO forum

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be in India tomorrow, but Cyrus Mistry will no longer head the Indo-UK CEO forum, discovers Nivedita Mookerji. With days to go for the Indo-UK Tech Summit......

UK relaxes immigration rules; to benefit Indians

The UK has relaxed its immigration rules giving greater flexibility to students and businesses that employ and sponsor international migrants, a move likely to benefit Indians.According to the new......

Satyam fiasco: Indian IT experts in UK shocked

The large number of Indian software professionals working in Britain are in a state of shock over the developments in Satyam, with many former employees continuing to repose faith in its founder......

The 15 richest fictional characters

They say fortune favors the bold--but it also favors the fictional. The characters that make up this year's edition of the Forbes Fictional 15, our annual listing of fiction's richest, boast an......

Women's Day Special: Iconic On-screen ladies

'Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water.' -- Eleanor Roosevelt. Gentle as a bird, fiercer than a storm, a woman can be a whole lot of extremes and yet a......

'More to South Asians than curry'

Ronny Jhutti is giving one of the most riveting performances in New York in the play The People Next Door. He plays Nigel, the son of a white woman and a Pakistani in Glasgow, who is drawn to the......

Is India ready for a Poker Sports League?

Come May, the Deltin Royale, which boasts of the country's largest poker room, will play host to India's first Poker Sports League, reports Veenu Sandhu. IMAGE: Season 1 final of the Poker Sports......

How a 'Blade Jumper' turned to science to earn Rio Games place...

IMAGE: Markus Rehm of Germany competes in the Men's Long Jump. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images. Paralympic champion Markus Rehm said he hoped new scientific studies would prove he gains......

SAG: Mary Kom leads charge as India eye perfect 10 in boxing

IMAGE: India’s MC Mary Kom, left, punches her opponent. Photograph: Twitter London Olympics bronze-medallist MC Mary Kom led the charge as six Indian boxers stormed into the final with......

'Getting an Olympic medal in athletics is my one-point agenda'

'We keep climbing one step and slipping three. In 2004, our relay team was 7th in the world. Then we slipped from there. Otherwise, today our 4x400 metres relay team would have been gearing for a......

DON'T MISS! 10 ODD Photos from the sporting world

Rediff.com brings you a collection of some of the odd and unusual sports images from around the world in recent weeks   Participants climb over a wall at the 'Tough Mudder' endurance event......
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Mehrishi takes over as CAG

Rajiv Mehrishi, who retired as the home secretary last month, on Monday took over as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), succeeding... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/634982/mehrishi-takes-over-cag.html
Lab-grown 3D bone tissue developed

Scientists have developed three- dimensional (3D) bone tissues in the lab for the first time, which when implanted into patients will be able to... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/lab-grown-3d-bone-tissue-developed-117091300783_1.html
Princess Leia has a PhD and she got it at 19

"Star Wars" fans across the globe are delighted to know that Princess Leia not only had a PhD, but that she earned it at 19. According to The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/princess-leia-has-a-phd-and-she-got-it-at-19-117080700175_1.html
How the universe is absolutely drowning in the hard stuff

A cold beer on a hot day or a whisky nightcap beside a coal fire. A well earned glass can loosen your thinking until you feel able to pierce the... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/science-technology/booze-in-space-how-the-universe-is-absolutely-drowning-in-the-hard-stuff-73806.html
This is your brain on depression

Got the blues? According to a recent study, depression can change the structure of your brain.Alterations were found in parts of the brain known as... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/this-is-your-brain-on-depression-117072200424_1.html

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