Everything you need to know about Agricultural Research Centre: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Agricultural Research Centre: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, March 13 (IANS) A 'magic wand' that is believed to be part of an ancient burial ritual 9,000 years ago in Syria has been unearthed by archaeologists.
Johannesburg, Mar. 13 (ANI): Shady agencies working in democratically elected governments are among the worst online spies in the world, a media watchdog has said.
London, Mar. 13 (ANI): Footballers outside the Premier League are reportedly facing a tough life as they face divorce and bankruptcy following their retirement.
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Researchers have found that a gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1, plays a critical role in fat storage, insulin response and mitochondrial function in skeletal muscle cells.
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Researchers have shown that boosting self-esteem can help buffer potential health threats typically associated with the transition into older adulthood.
Washington, March 13 (ANI): In a major medical breakthrough, researchers have identified the main component that is responsible for the onset and progression of heart failure.
Washington, March 13 (ANI): A new study has found that women who have had a history of gestational diabetes are more prone to experiencing heart ailments later in life than women who did not experience gestational diabetes.
London, March 12 (ANI): A new study has found that female characters were "dramatically under-represented" in the biggest films of 2013.
New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): The 31st national conference of the Kannada speaking people will be held here on April 5 and 6.
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A new LSU research shows that face matching for passports and IDs are incredibly fallible, with error rates between 10 and 20 percent under ideal, laboratory-induced conditions, and much worse in more realistic settings.
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A new study has found that while buying a gift, when people think too much about what the receiver desires and not what he or she finds useful they usually end up giving the gift they were trying to avoid in the first place.
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Apple is reportedly enjoying its temporary monopoly over 64-bit mobile chip devices as its Android rivals wait for a 64-bit version of the Android OS, ABI Research revealed.
Prague, March 12 (IANS) About 70 per cent of the Czech people support their country's NATO membership, results of a poll released by the Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations Tuesday have shown, Xinhua reported.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11 (IANS) The International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS) released its Indic language keyboards for Android at the inaugural session of a two-day workshop on Free Mobile Platforms held here Tuesday.
Colombo, March 11 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga Tuesday said she has started a dialogue between political parties and other groups in the country to promote inter-faith coexistence.
New York, March 11 (IANS) Charm, health, kindness and social status are fine but do you know that there are certain personal traits that actually predispose you towards either tying the knot or to live together without marriage?
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): After disappearing behind the Sun and out of the Earth's view last year in October, the target comet of ESA's Rosetta mission, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko can now be seen again.
Manama, March 10 (IANS) Bahrain's top legal authority's suggestion that spousal rape should not be treated as crime has been opposed, local media reported.
Brisbane, March 10 (IANS) The Fed Cup semi-final between Australia and Germany will be held at the Pat Rafter Arena, Queensland Tennis Centre, here in April, Tennis Australia said Monday.
New Delhi, Mar.10 (ANI): An Indian agro-scientist has innovated nano-fertilisers using biosynthesis, for the first time in the world.
New York, March 10 (ANI): A new research has revealed that millennials tend to stray away from political and religious affiliations, and buck other traditional life milestones like marriage.
New York, March 10 (IANS) Seemingly healthy cells may, in fact, hide clues that lung cancer would later develop, an alarming study shows.
In a latest research, it has been shown that an essential biological process known as protein synthesis can be studied in adult stem cells. The ground-breaking findings also demonstrate that the precise amount of protein produced by blood-forming stem cells is crucial to their function.
Vishakhapatnam, March 9 (ANI): Family of senior maritime sector official Amar, who was killed in an accident at the under-construction nuclear submarine at the shipbuilding centre of Eastern Naval Command (ENC) in Visakhapatnam, on Sunday, alleged that safety measures were compromised which lead to third fatal navy related accident in a month.
Visakhapatnam, March 9 (IANS) One person was killed in an accident here at a shipbuilding centre where three nuclear-powered submarines are being developed. But the DRDO said Sunday the accident won't hit the programme.
Islamabad, March 9 (ANI): Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai has reportedly asked teenagers to stop using social media to post pictures and get 'likes', instead the 16 year old has advised them to start using it to highlight women's issues.
Johannesburg, Mar. 09 (ANI): Pope Francis reportedly received more positive comments about himself on microblogging site Twitter than negative ones, a new study has revealed.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A campaign to raise awareness on women's safety at public places and public transport was launched Saturday in the national capital on the occasion of the International Women's Day.
New York, March 8 (IANS) The secret to making a right choice is to delay your decision by fractions of a second, a new study has found.
New York, March 8 (IANS) The famous theory of 10,000 steps a day for a healthy life is not an official number and any amount of activity beyond what you are currently doing would benefit your health, experts have said.
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Researchers have found that Asian elephants that give birth as teenagers die younger than older mothers but raise bigger families during their lifetime.
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China will build its first internet museum to chronicle the development of the net in the increasingly wired country, China's internet network watchdog said Friday.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) With China building a "cascade of dams" in the upper reaches of rivers that flow into Central and South Asia and drawing large amounts of water to sustain its economy and people, there is a need to engage the Asian giant at bilateral and multilateral fora on the issue of water that is fast becoming a scarce and contentious commodity, said diplomats and experts here.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new research has shown that a known drug can prevent brain damage in a cerebral malaria mouse model and eliminate subsequent neurological deficits.
Washington, Mar. 07 (ANI): A research has reportedly revealed that the 2014 World Cup ball will be less unpredictable than its predecessors.
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that e-cigarettes, promoted as a way to quit regular cigarettes, could actually be a new route to conventional smoking and nicotine addiction for teens.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Priya Gosain (name changed) never paid heed to her boss' "inappropriate advances". Ignoring him was the only way out, she thought, not realising that raising her voice was the solution.
London, March 6 (IANS) Those who love beer would know that hops are what give the drink its bitterness and aroma.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Researchers have reported that the part of hops that isn't used for making beer contains healthful antioxidants and could be used to battle cavities and gum disease.
Athens, March 6 (IANS) The outbreak of the flu in Greece has reached alarming levels with fatalities rising to 79 this winter, according to the latest data released Wednesday.
Sydney, March 5 (IANS) Do you smoke when your kids are around? It's time to change your habits as exposure to passive smoking can increase risks of heart attacks and strokes in your children at later ages, a study said.
New York, March 5 (IANS) In a discovery that can help devise a novel diagnostic approach for aggressive prostate cancer, scientists have found a link between the aggressiveness of the disease and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolised in cells.
New York, March 5 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled upon a novel and path-breaking way to edit our DNAs which may lead to future therapies.
The world fish trade is booming, but benefits are not reaching the small-scale fishers, says the United Nations in a report the Bharatiya Janata Party may find useful as it attempts a good catch in the electoral waters of Tamil Nadu, where the party last week started a "NaMo" fish stall campaign to connect with the people.
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Researchers have said that the melt season across the Arctic is getting longer by five days per decade.
Bhopal, March 4 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Tuesday threatened a state-wide strike if the Central Government failed to accede to his demand for a relief package for farmers, who suffered massive loss of rabi crop due to unseasonal rain and hailstorm.
New York, March 4 (IANS) Among older moderate drinkers, those who binge have a significantly greater mortality risk than their compatriots, new research shows.
New York, March 4 (IANS) For breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy, yoga exercises can help regulate stress hormones and improve the overall quality of life.
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Researchers studying the link between binge drinking and death rate among older moderate drinkers have found that binge-drinking older tipsters are more than two times higher odds of 20-year mortality as compared to regular moderate drinkers.
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the discomfort experienced during a hangover has very little influence on when a person decides to take his next drink.
New York, March 3 (IANS) The bark of an ancient Chinese tree holds promise in the fight against pancreatic cancer - with the potential to make inroads against several more variants of the disease.
Washington, Mar. 03 (ANI): The chip-partnership between Apple and Samsung is still strong, an expert has revealed.
Washington, Mar. 2 (ANI): A majority of American adults use the Internet, a new survey has found.
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Geoscientists have revealed that the break-up of the supercontinent Gondwana about 130 million years ago could have lead to a completely different shape of the African and South American continent with an ocean south of today's Sahara desert.
Washington, March 2 (IANS) After finding clinching evidence of the presence of water on Mars last month, NASA scientists have now unearthed a Martian meteorite in the Yamato glacier in Antarctica that features curved micro-tunnels consistent with moving water.
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Apple's CEO Tim Cook held his ground against shareholders, who were reportedly apprehensive about the company turning into an environmentally friendly corporation, during the annual shareholders meeting.
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The central government Saturday moved the Supreme Court seeking recall of its verdict holding that inordinate, unexplained and unreasonable delay in deciding a mercy petition by the president was a ground for commuting a death sentence to life imprisonment.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): NASA's Aqua satellite has shown the mostly frozen state of the Great Lakes on Feb. 19. On that date, ice spanned 80.3 percent of the lakes, according to NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday sought responses from the central government and the Indian Railways on the use of substandard material in the coach interiors that released toxic fumes thus causing the death of passengers due to asphyxiation during incidents of fire.
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) The Indian space agency will take its first step towards a manned space mission by testing its third generation heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) and also the crew module this year, said a top official.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Southampton and the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton have highlighted the importance of nutrients for coral reef survival.
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Can't get the picture of a mouth-watering dark chocolate out from your mind? Go have one as these are good for your heart health.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A team of astronomers from Australia and America have found a new superpowered small black hole, named MQ1, in nearby galaxy M83.
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Researchers using a modeling study have suggested that the Antarctica's Ross Sea's recent observed increase in summer sea-ice cover is likely to be short-lived, with the area projected to lose more than half its summer sea ice by 2050 and more than three quarters by 2100.
Kingston (Jamaica), Feb 28 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell will know his fate in early April when the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel announces its decision on his consuming banned substance.
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Astronomers have found the reason behind some spiral galaxies being fat and bulging while others being just are flat discs, claiming that it's all about how fast they spin.
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Researchers using an automated analysis of team formations used during an entire season of professional soccer provided further proof that visiting teams may be less successful than home teams as they play conservatively, not because of a mythical home advantage.
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Researchers have found that although it's believed that healthcare workers' hands are the main source of bacterial transmission in hospitals it may be physicians' stethoscopes who are culprit.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Thursday that work on health research can only be done by scientists and not bureaucrats.
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) A survey by a leading US think tank has found that Indians expect the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to do a better job in facing the various challenges faced by India.
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Victoria Beckham jetted to South Africa on Sunday to lend her support to a new health initiative to prevent the spread of HIV, it has been revealed.
The latest study will certainly put a stop for the assumption in which it was assumed that Fructose, which is naturally found in fruit, vegetables and honey, is responsible for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Listen to your grandmother when it comes to garlic and its health benefits. Don't throw 'sprouted' garlic - old garlic bulbs with bright green shoots emerging from the cloves - in the garbage as it has more heart-healthy antioxidant activity than its fresher counterparts.
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) At a time when scientists the world over are experimenting with making cheaper alternative energies for our future, a team of scientists has invented a new technology that increases the odds of helping algae-based biofuels cross the gap and come closer to reality.
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) From workers who built some of America's first railways in the West to the creator of Hotmail, a new exhibition here showcases the contributions made by Indian Americans to the country's culture beyond Bollywood.
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Researchers at IBM have set a new record for data transmission over a multimode optical fiber, a type of cable that is typically used to connect nearby computers within a single building or on a campus.
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): A list of the world's most spectacular university buildings have been compiled by Emporis.
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Bollywood, curry and yoga may be the bywords for India in the West. But a new exhibition here showcases the contributions made by Indian Americans to the American culture beyond the glam and glitter of Bollywood.
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) Turn your nose up first. Car maker Hyundai USA has announced a new vehicle this spring that is fueled by processed sewage!
Washington, Feb. 25 (ANI): Cloud market in India is reportedly set for a growth rate of 29.8 percent this year, according to a new survey.
London, Feb 25 (IANS) While the cells in our body are constantly dividing to maintain our body functions, how do they keep their functional memory intact after division?
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Hyundai has recently announced plans to begin leasing a new vehicle this spring, which will be powered by processed sewage.
London, February 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that eating a meat-rich diet, which has been fried, barbecued or grilled, can trigger Alzheimer's disease and accelerate ageing.
Sydney, Feb 25 (ANI): The Hennessey Performance Venom GT has set a new world record after reaching 435.5km/h during a test run at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, breaking the 431km/h record set by the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The government said Tuesday it has set up a dedicated "community affairs wing" in Indian missions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to deal with the redressal of grievances of Indian nationals.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee said faster, more inclusive and sustainable growth is an "impending reality for India".
Chennai, Feb.24 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday announced the list of candidates for all 40 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu, including Puducherry.
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): The Centre withdrew anti-piracy charges in the Supreme Court against the two Italian marines, charged with the killing of fishermen on Monday, an incident that soured diplomatic relations between both the countries.
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Centre on a petition filed by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) challenging imposition of President's rule in Delhi.
Washington, Feb. 24 (ANI): Scientists have succeeded in transforming skin cells into cells closely resembling heart cells, pancreas cells and even neurons.
Sochi, Feb 23 (IANS) Russia's Alexander Zubkov sped to a gold medal in four-man bobsleigh Sunday, to give the hosts their second gold medal in this discipline.
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Don't turn your nose up but live probiotic bacteria in baby poop can actually help make delicious sausages, says new research.
Washington, Feb. 23 (ANI): Researchers have showed that interval-based team sport can make up for this oestrogen loss as it improves their conditions, reduces BP and thereby protects the cardiovascular system.
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study shows that most workers feel they should be boss, as 75 percent of employees believe their workplace suffers from poor leadership and needs better management.
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study suggests that obese women get an average of one hour of exercise annually.
New Delhi, Feb.21 (ANI): Reacting to a recent statement made by Lt.Gen. (retired) A.K. Choudhary that the alleged movement of two army columns towards national capital New Delhi in January 2012 had promoted distrust in civil-military relations, Defence Minister A.K Antony on Friday said the movement was just a routine training exercise, and that there was nothing wrong in it taking place.
London, Feb 21 (IANS) In a first such case where humans have transferred bacteria to a plant, scientists have reported bacteria that cause acne in humans have now gone to grapevines!
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) The US is developing a military drone capable of assisting troops while avoiding hostile threats on the ground, such as ambushes and improvised explosive devices or IEDs.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will attend the first convocation of the Indian Maritime University in Chennai Saturday, a Rashtrapati Bhavan release said Friday.
Washington, Feb. 21 (ANI): After the initial sticker shock, market analysts and investors have been trying to make sense of the multi billion dollar acquisition deal between Facebook and WhatsApp and are cautiously optimistic of the future of the two companies.