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Co-founder of think3D tells us more about $6 million 3D Printing facility for medical devices

190shares<p>A $6 million state-of-the-art 3D printing facility is planned for the the city Visakhapatnam in India. Also known as Vizag, the city is the …

India arrests 15 for cheering Pakistan in Champions Trophy

<b>Fifteen Muslim men have been arrested in India for allegedly shouting "anti-India and pro-Pakistan" slogans during the Champions Trophy cricket final.</b><p>The men were denied bail in Madhya Pradesh state after appearing in court where they were charged with sedition.<p>They were arrested after their Hindu …

India's Punjab state to forgive over $1.5 billion in farm debts

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s northern Punjab state will waive more than $1.5 billion in loans to farmers, becoming the third state to do so in response to growing rural distress caused by food oversupply and weak prices.<p>The South Asian nation is carrying a huge inventory of food grains from last …

India

How Sketches Made By 10-Yr-Old Girl During Her Rape Trial Led Court To Convict Her Uncle

<b>New Delhi</b>: A ten-year-old girl's sketches during the hearing of her rape trial convinced a Delhi court to convict her alleged assaulter.<p>Akhter Ahmed, …

Sketching

Japan Murder Suspect Arrested After 45 Years On The Run

A fugitive murder suspect has been arrested after more than 45 years hiding from authorities, police in Japan said.<p>Masaaki Osaka was arrested Wednesday for five offences including murder, Tokyo police confirmed.<p>The 67-year-old is accused of killing a police officer during a Tokyo street protest in …

What the Lives of Strangers in Old Photos are Like Now

The son of Polish parents, who “went on a journey to hell and back” before settling in England in 1947, postwar, Chris Porsz now lives in …

Why We Choose Our Words with Children Carefully

When it comes to language, our school can seem a little eccentric, well maybe quite eccentric, annoyingly so or amusingly so. Why do we choose our …

Virus strikes hard in Haiti's crowded shantytowns

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Within a dense cluster of flimsy shacks made mostly of plastic tarp and wooden planks, a young mother cradles her sick, …

Palestinian teen's abduction, killing intensifies tensions in Mideast

The discovery of a slain Palestinian teen in Jerusalem early Wednesday further inflamed tensions in a region already unsettled over the killings of three Israeli teens, not to mention decades of entrenched enmity between all sides.<p>Mohammad Abu Khedair, 17, was heading from his home to a mosque in …

Reality check: should private education be subsidised for poorer pupils?

Eye-catching research on private schools has come out strongly in favour of a scheme that would lead to the state funding places at top private schools for the children of less well-off parents. It would certainly be a scheme popular with the winners – if not those who miss out – but do the numbers …

Powerful 'Cannibal' Drug Being Peddled to British Clubbers in Ibiza

British revellers in Ibiza are reportedly being sold a drug that is linked to a horrendous cannibal attack on a homeless man in Miami.<p>Detectives are …

Tough Fungus Could Reboot Antibiotics to Fight Resistant Bacteria

One of the hardiest fungi on the planet, a fungus known as AMA that lives in Nova Scotia, may be able to do more than survive from the Arctic to the …

23 Inspirational Responses To Sexual Violence Against Women In India

“The Fearless Collective” is an online project that encourages women to be fearless in the face of violent misogyny.

Mosquitoes Carry Painful Chikungunya Virus to Americas

A quarter million people in the Caribbean are already infected.<p>The patient showed up at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital feverish and hobbled by joint pain, a rash spreading across her face, and was presumed to be suffering from lupus or severe rheumatoid arthritis.<p>But in talking …

Black female officer discriminated against by Met Police, tribunal finds

Britain's biggest force faces a large compensation claim as a tribunal rules Carol Howard was treated unfairly because of her sex and race<p>The Metropolitan Police discriminated against a black female officer because of her race and sex, an employment tribunal has concluded.<p>Britain's largest force …

A Misspent Youth Doesn't Doom You To Heart Disease

We all know that a healthy lifestyle can keep heart disease at bay. But if like many of us you spent your 20s scarfing down pizza, throwing back a few too many beers and aggressively avoiding the gym, don't despair.<p>People who drop bad habits in their late 30s and 40s can reduce their risk of …

What A Dad's Complete Surrender To Love Looks Like

When we posted an ad for Boba carriers that was actually a love letter to motherhood, dads and moms alike asked, "Where is the ode to fatherhood?" Now, in response to the original's success the company produced a new tear-jerker of a spot called "You Made Me a Father."<p>Boba used the same creative …

Why Media Representation Matters

E3 has come and gone and as always there's a lot to talk about. Did you hear about what Sony announced? (No, not really, I have no plans to get a …

What makes a slut? The only rule, it seems, is being female

Sandra Fluke heard it when she talked about insurance coverage for birth control. Sara Brown from Boston told me she was first called it at a pool party in the fifth grade because she was wearing a bikini. Courtney Caldwell in Dallas said she was tagged with it after being sexually assaulted as a …

Powerful Ad Shows What A Little Girl Hears When You Tell Her She's Pretty

A new Verizon commercial cites a sad statistic by the National Science Foundation: 66 percent of 4th grade girls say they like science and math, but only 18 percent of all college engineering majors are female.<p>People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad …

For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Was Not Enough

There's a revelatory Lauryn Hill song called "Little Boys", in which she sings, "What happens to young men/ Disappointed once again/ When they find out they're not supposed to grow?/ Do their lives become a lie?/ Should they wither up and die/ When they find out they deserve more than they know?"<p>As …

LGBTQI

'Manly' Brands Have No Idea How to Talk to Men

Bros? Have you noticed more and more ads these days speaking your bro-language?<p>That's because the early aughts Banana Republic-wearing manscaped</b> …

Lucy Liu Combats Violence Against Women From Behind the Lens

Photo: Getty<p>Whether she is playing kick-ass heroine Alex Munday in <i>Charlie's Angels</i> or scolding Samantha for using her name to score a Birkin bag in <i>Sex and the City</i>, Lucy Liu is always quick to make us laugh. But at last night's world premiere of <i>Meena</i>, Liu took on a more serious role. The actress …

Dads on Sitcoms

On television shows, dads have been portrayed as incompetent dolts reflecting and encouraging a damaging attitude towards men and childcare.<p>ASPEN — As a new dad, I've often been struck with horror at dads I see on TV. On the small screen, dads are dolts, dads are idiots.<p>And while it may seem …