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TechCamp held for emerging entrepreneurs

The US Consulate General in partnership with Global India Fund organised a two-day TechCamp for emerging entrepreneurs in Coimbatore. Thirty-two emer

Entrepreneurship

Sensex hits record high on GST boost to FMCG stocks

Equity index touches lifetime peak of 36,750

Stock Markets

Kalyan Jewellers withdraws controversial advertisment starring Amitabh Bachchan after bank employees protest

The Kalyan Jewellers advertisement had come under attack from the bank officials who called it “disgusting” and an attempt to create distrust in the …

Employment

The Northern Lights Will Be Visible Over the U.S. Tonight. Here's How to See the Display.

Most of the places with a great view of the aurora borealis get pretty damn cold -- Alaska, Norway, Finland, Iceland. So, a chance to catch this …

Northern Lights

You might not even notice the best new iOS 12 feature

When Apple takes the stage at WWDC 2018 on Monday, iOS 12 will be the most important product at the show. Sure, Apple will unveil macOS 10.14, as …

Teenage girl found guilty of plotting terror attack in London

A teenager has been found guilty of plotting a terrorist attack in London, making her one of the youngest females to be charged and convicted of terrorism offences in the UK.<p>Safaa Boular, 18, who was accused of discussing a grenade and gun attack on the British Museum in central London with her …

Extremism

How the World’s Biggest Companies Are Fine-Tuning the Robot Revolution

Automation is leading to job growth in certain industries where machines take on repetitive tasks, freeing humans for more creative duties<p>By<p>William Wilkes<p>William Wilkes<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@WillWilkesWSJ<p>william.wilkes@wsj.com<p>ANSBACH, Germany—A few years ago, Roland Rösch’s job involved …

Robert Bosch

Space Village One: A Vision for Life Beyond Earth

NASA has commissioned designs for future space stations, among them this expandable colony that would house up to 8,000 people<p>Outer space isn’t kind to life. Radiation can cause cell damage, and research shows that zero gravity harms cardiovascular health, bone density, sleep, eyesight and muscle …

Space Exploration

Judge rejects plea to fly sick Alfie Evans to Italy but asks doctors to consider letting tot go home

A judge hearing the case of Alfie Evans has rejected the pleas of his family for the sick toddler to be flown to Italy for treatment.<p>But he asked …

CJI Impeachment Motion: Congress to Challenge Naidu’s Rejection, BJP Thanks Him; Legal Fraternity Divided

The Congress leader stressed that never before in India's history had a motion moved by MPs been dismissed at the preliminary stage.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> The …

Girl Raped, Strangled In Odisha School. She Had Gone Out To Buy Biscuits

Odisha Rape: The Odisha girl has deep injuries on her head, face, neck, chest and private parts. A team of at least 13 doctors are treating</b> …

Crime

BJP leader sexually assaults minor sleeping in train, victim wakes up and shouts

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl in the Thiruvananthapuram-Chennai express.<p>The …

India

Human Cell Atlas Releases First Major Data Set

Most people have heard of the Human Genome Project—the massive scientific project to sequence human DNA that culminated in the 2001 publication of …

Scientists Are Getting Closer to The Most Accurate Clock Ever, And They're Using Thorium

Tapping right into the nucleus of an atom.<p>Experiments with the metal thorium have revealed a strange quirk that could be used in a totally new class …

Physics

Successful maiden flight for Sun Flyer 2 electric airplane

Another small electric airplane took to the skies recently in the form of Bye Aerospace's prototype Sun Flyer 2, which made its maiden flight on …

Aviation

Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease

<b>Scientists say they have made a breakthrough in understanding the cause of both motor neurone disease and a rare form of dementia.</b><p>They have discovered what causes a protein called FUS to stay in a jelly-like state, killing off brain cells.<p>The researchers, from Cambridge and Toronto, said they were …

Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving

<b>In a striking example of natural selection, the Bajau people of South-East Asia have developed bigger spleens for diving, a study shows.</b><p>The Bajau are traditionally nomadic and seafaring, and survive by collecting shellfish from the sea floor.<p>Scientists studying the effect of this lifestyle on their …

The Lyrid meteor shower is back. Here's how to see the shooting stars

Clear skies and darkness are all you need!<p>If you like shooting stars, you're in luck. The annual Lyrid meteor shower got going this year on Monday, April 16 and is expected to peak in the early morning on Sunday, April 22.<p>Your best bet for seeing the action will come after the moon sets at around …

Meteor Showers

Meet the ‘exploding ant,’ which sacrifices itself for its colony

It’s not easy being a bug, especially one as small as an ant. The list of potential predators is lengthy for the diminutive creatures, so it’s no wonder they’ve developed an arsenal of defense mechanisms including painful bites, stings and overpowering enemies by sheer numbers.<p>But one newly …

48 Environmental Victories Since the First Earth Day

As Earth Day turns 48, we take a look back at the biggest milestones in environmental protection.<p>The first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, was a milestone event for the planet. An estimated 20 million people took to the streets across the U.S. to raise awareness about the impacts of human activities …

Speaking of Evolution, in Non-Threatening Tones

For two years, researchers from the Smithsonian traveled the country to discuss — calmly — the science of human evolution. Here’s why.<p>Rick Potts is …

Evolution

New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of the University of New Mexico.<p>Smith studied fossils going back 65 million years, when dinosaurs died …

Research

Sushma Swaraj plays matchmaker, seeks groom for Pakistan-returned Geeta

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj is playing matchmaker for Geeta, the hearing- and speech- impaired woman who was brought to India in 2015 …

India

Cuba's new president vows to defend legacy of Castro revolution

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba’s new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, began his term on Thursday with a promise to defend the socialist revolution led by the Castro brothers since 1959, giving a sober speech that also emphasized the need to modernize the island’s economy.<p>A stalwart of the ruling Communist …

Cuba

Called Pak on surgical strike, they were scared to come on phone: PM Modi

<b>New Delhi/London:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India waited for an hour to inform Pakistan about the surgical strikes …

India

Indrani Got Me To Fake Sheena Bora's Sign On Resignation Letter: Witness

In her testimony before a special CBI court, Indrani Mukerjea's personal assistant Kajal Sharma said she forged a signature on Sheena Bora's …

Modi in UK: After 9-year hiatus, Indian PM to join 52 world leaders at CHOGM today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in the UK on Wednesday, will today spend his day in multilateral discussions as part of the Commonwealth …

India

In defense of the HomePod

My HomePod, Google Home and Amazon Echo all live within about 15 feet of each other in my apartment.<p>This is as much a testament to my obsession with smart home crap as it is to my inability to buy into a single tech giant’s hardware ecosystem. I’ve gone all-in with each assistant at various times …

The Unseen Opportunities of AR and VR

Reading Time: 4 minutesSome of the most exciting and revolutionary innovations to appear on the scene over the last few years are augmented reality …

Virtual Reality

The future will be tokenized: how blockchain will free you to control your financial destiny

I believe in freedom.<p>I believe we should be able to make our own choices and shape our lives however we wish.<p>I long for a world without borders, …