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Centre confirms plan to amend RTI Act, refuses to provide details of amendment bill: RTI

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Even as the central government has confirmed that the matter regarding amendment in the Right to Information (RTI) Act is …

India

Bombay High Court Says Legal Notices Received on WhatsApp Valid

According to Bombay High Court’s ruling on Friday, legal notices sent, received and opened via online messaging application WhatsApp will serve as …

Bombay High Court

"Wife Not An Object, You Can't Force Her To Stay With You": Supreme Court

She is not a chattel. She does not want to live with you. How can you say that you will live with her? You (man) cannot force her, the court said<p><b>New</b> …

Flowers killed dinosaurs, the asteroid just finished them off

There's strong scientific evidence to suggest an ancient asteroid impact off the coast of Mexico wiped out the dinosaurs, but new research suggests the giant lizards were already on the way out because some beautiful new species had begun to poison them.<p>A recent study published in the journal Ideas …

Dinosaurs

Nose Doctor Explains What Happens If You Do the "Condom Snorting Challenge"

"Do not recommend!"<p>In the age of the YouTube star, when viral fame is equivalent to money, some people will do anything to make a buck. Teens are …

Condoms

The search for dark matter widens

Washington DC (SPX) Mar 21, 2018 <br>Astronomers have observed that galaxies rotate with such great speed they should be torn apart, yet they are not. It …

Stephen Hawking's ashes to rest near graves of Newton, Darwin

Acclaimed physicist Stephen Hawking's ashes will forever rest in some very special scientific company.<p>London's acclaimed Westminster Abbey has announced that Hawking's ashes will be interred in the legendary church that is the final resting place of so many great scientists, and very close to some …

Stephen Hawking

India’s legal system expensive, prone to delays: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday voiced concern over India’s legal system, and said it has a reputation for being “expensive” and is “prone to …

Ram Nath Kovind

Vijay Mallya case: UK judge says ‘obvious' Indian banks broke rules

1 / 1<p>Vijay Mallya diverted Rs 3,700 cr bank loan funds to F1, IPL and for pvt jet sorties: ED chargesheet<p>The agency named Mallya and his firms - …

India

The Fewer Friends You Have, The Smarter You Are (Says Science)

I'm not very confident in my friend-keeping abilities. If you compared the number of good friends I have now to the amount I had five years ago, …

Team invents new way to 'see' the quantum world

JILA scientists have invented a new imaging technique that produces rapid, precise measurements of quantum behavior in an atomic clock in the form of …

India and Pakistan hate each other so much because they are so similar

Ever since their birth as two separate countries in 1947, India and Pakistan have been psychologically obsessed with their assorted mutual conflicts. They have fought four conventional wars and regularly display their nuclear capability to outpace and undermine each other. From the outside, it …

Has dopamine got us hooked on tech?

We are abusing a useful and necessary system. We shouldn’t do it, even though we can<p>In an unprecedented attack of candour, Sean Parker, the 38-year-old founding president of Facebook, recently admitted that the social network was founded not to unite us, but to distract us. “The thought process …

Neuroscience

This Is The First Detailed Footage of DNA Replication, And It Wasn't What We Expected

"It undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks."<p>Here's proof of how far we've come in science - in June 2017, researchers recorded up-close …

Biochemistry

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Shown to Help Teeth Repair Cavities Naturally

No fillings, no drills.<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

Dental Care

‘You are the best dressed woman in any room’: Andreas Kronthaler pays tribute to his wife Vivienne Westwood

‘After examining myself, I felt like looking at you and the different decades of your life in fashion and what it [sic] means to me’ read the notes that accompanied the Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood AW18 show at Paris Fashion Week yesterday. If the brand name is rather a mouthful, it’s …

Sex and the City

Bombay HC junks plea by husband seeking divorce, claiming wife did not offer glass of water

Husbands beware! Not offering a glass of water when he arrives home, or not cooking tasty and sufficient food for the family does not amount to …

Bombay High Court

What is 'courtesy bias' in Psychology?

CONCEPTUAL | Comment<p>February 20, 2018 00:15 IST<p>Updated: February 19, 2018 22:34 IST<p>This refers to the tendency among people to be courteous to those …

Psychology

“Chennai's complicated relationship with its dying rivers, as chronicled by artists”

<b>Scroll.in</b> – Vinita Govindarajan – Feb 20, 2:30 AM<p>To be greeted by a traditional kolam, or rangoli, at the entrance of a building or household is …

Tamil Nadu

India’s elite institutions are facing a credibility crisis

The events of the last 12 months suggest that we should no longer take the health of India’s apex institutions—Election Commission, RBI, Supreme …

MS Dhoni's World Record Goes Unnoticed In India's T20I Win Over South Africa

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday notched up yet another record after he went past Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara to complete the most catches for a …

Salman Khan vs Arijit Singh 2.0: The actor wants singer's song removed from Welcome...

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan isn’t one to forget and forgive easily, and who would know it better than singer Arijit Singh. As per reports, Salman …

'Hyperloop' train promises Mumbai-Pune trip in just 20 minutes

MUMBAI: A US-based firm developing a near-supersonic mode of onground passenger travel on Sunday signed an ‘intent agreement’ with Maharashtra to …

Heterogeneous societies are the new reality of 21st century: Justin Trudeau

Ahmedabad: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said the new reality for 21st century was going to be heterogeneous societies and the …

Nirav Modi's 'letter' to PNB: You closed all my options by going public, liability...

A letter purportedly written by jeweller Nirav Modi, circulating on WhatsApp, claims that the Rs 11,000 crore liability cited by PNB in a loan fraud …

Crucial papers point to larger conspiracy in Mahatma Gandhi killing: Petitioner to SC

Mumbai resident Pankaj Phadnis, who is seeking reinvestigation into the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, claimed on Monday he was in possession of …

India

How can I make money from my DNA?

The real problem may be whether it is possible to keep DNA data private while still letting data buyers compute on it<p>If you unlock the secrets of your DNA by paying a company to read your genes, behind the scenes it is probably making money by selling on your data for research. Companies like …

Genetics

Cue the Comfort Food: 5 Moroccan Recipes to Keep You Warm This Winter

We'll admit it: We've had our fill of classic comfort foods (think: tomato basil soup and stuffed pasta shells). Don't get us wrong, we love these …