Everything you need to know about Indian Research Po: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Indian Research Po: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Singapore, May 23 (IANS) The death of a 32-year-old Indian-origin man while in police custody in Malaysia has now been classified as a murder.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Children living in households where the parents are married are less likely to become obese than their peers who live with divorced or separated parents, according to new research from Rice University and the University of Houston.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): US military officials say high-tech weapons may be flying through the skies at five times the speed of sound by the middle of the next decade.
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) German automobile major Daimler AG will start exports of FUSO range of trucks - belonging to Japanese Mitsubishi FUSO Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) - to Sri Lanka out of its plant near here from June, said a senior official near here Thursday.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A novel oral, inactivated Escherichia coli diarrhea vaccine has been developed in Sweden and a clinical phase I-study of this vaccine has now been successfully completed.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Research shows that high-fructose corn syrup can cause behavioural reactions in rats similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Taking a calcium supplement of up to 1,000 mg per day can help women live longer, according to a research.
Luohe (China), May 23 (IANS) Kazakhstan defeated India 3-2 in the China International men's volleyball tournament here.
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): Australian Test cricketer David Warner has copped a 5750-dollar fine from Cricket Australia for his Twitter rant controversy.
London, May 23 (ANI): Upcoming England batsman Joe Root has been warned to expect a fiery attack by the New Zealand side in the middle as they look to ruin his first homecoming at Headingley.
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actress Heather Graham says she is in no hurry to walk the aisle because she wants to take her time to make the right choice about her life partner.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Former Ranji cricket player Baburao Yadav, arrested in the IPL spot fixing scandal, had planned to play in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with the help of one of the arrested bookies, police said Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Sherlyn Chopra grabbed the paparazzi's attention by grooving at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival wearing a white and gold Indian lehenga choli. She is there to promote her movie "Kamasutra 3D" with the team.
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner is expected to plead guilty before a Cricket Australia (CA) hearing via teleconference from India with regard to a series of hostile tweets that he directed at News Limited journalists Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn while playing for the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari will visit Ethiopia to attend the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Organisation of African Unity/African Union (AU) on May 25.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Addressing media persons in New Delhi, visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said Kabul has given a wish list to India, but did not specify what the list contains.
New York, May 22 (ANI): Getting rid of belly fat is simpler than you might have thought.
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has said Australian Test batsman David Warner will not be scratched as a future captaincy candidate despite his social media outburst at journalists.
Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) The Telugu film industry wants to highlight its contribution to Indian cinema and will kickstart the centenary celebrations here soon amongst the presence of the entire fraternity.
Stockholm, May 22 (IANS) More than 40 Indian families in densely populated Stockholm suburbs are worried over explosive protests in the past week, which one Indian immigrant described as "unusually fearome".
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has said the governing body might need to consider implementing a social media policy after Australian Test batsman David Warner's recent Twitter controversy.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) "Dabangg" fame actress Sonakshi Sinha is the new face of Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil. She says oiling her hair with the product helps her battle the styling aids and chemicals she has to use on her tresses as part of her profession.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): In a study by UC Irvine neurobiologists, children with autism showed significant improvement after six months of simple sensory exercises at home using everyday items such as scents, spoons and sponges.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to work together institutionally to ensure the best possible outcomes within the laws of the two countries on issues relating to law enforcement, counter terrorism and judicial processes.
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) China is likely to make a substantive move this year toward initiating an anti-dumping investigation into wine imported from the eurozone, according to Xinhua .
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Sahara India Pariwar pulled out its franchise Pune Warriors India from the already scandal-hit Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday besides announcing that the group will not sponsor the Indian cricket team after the present contract expires in December 2013.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Some of the star Indian footballers, including former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia, are likely to feature in All India Football Federation's (AIFF) franchise-based tournament planned by its marketing partner IMG-Reliance in the 2013-14 season.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors India, owned by Sahara India Pariwar, pulled out of the already scandal-hit Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday and announced that they will not renew their sponsorship of the Indian cricket team after the present contract expires in December 2013.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is busy with the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival, is extending her stay in the French riviera to attend a fashion show for amFar (The American Foundation for AIDS Research).
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Afghan president Hamid Karzai Tuesday called for Indian investment in critical sectors such as healthcare, telecom, agri-business and capacity building.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) American automobile company General Motors' Indian subsidiary Tuesday said it will increase the prices of its vehicles from the first week of June, 2013.
Dubai, May 21 (IANS) The Indian consulate in Jeddah is using diplomatic channels to make passport authorities in Saudi Arabia accept newly-designed Indian passports, which they are refusing saying they were not officially informed about the change.
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) US-based IT services company iGate Corp. Tuesday said it has sacked Chief Executive Officer Phaneesh Murthy on the charges of sexual harassment by a woman employee.
Moscow, May 21 (IANS) India, with its "time-tested relationship" with Russia, expects greater backing from Moscow in its quest for permanent membership of the UN Security Council, a diplomatic officical said here Tuesday.
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) iGate Corporation sacked its chief executive officer Phaneesh Murthy on the charges of sexual abuse by a woman employee, the US-based IT major said Tuesday.
Sydney, May 21 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner is expected to plead guilty during Cricket Australia hearing over his recent Twitter rant with two prominent journalists.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A humanoid robot can receive an object handed to it by a person with something approaching natural, human-like motion, thanks to a new method developed by scientists at Disney Research, Pittsburgh.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A Cairo International Film Festival representative has invited India as a partner country for the movie extravaganza, to be held in November.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said the government was discussing enactment of a national law to check match-fixing and spot-fixing in sports and he would consult the attorney general on the issue.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Sacked iGate CEO and president Phaneesh Murthy has denied the charges of sexual harassment against him and claimed that it was a case of extortion. In an audio conference, and said that the all the charges against him were "completely false".
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang offered New Delhi a "handshake across the Himalayas" and said the world's two most populous nations could become a new engine for the global economy if they could avoid friction on the militarised border.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Southampton have shown that blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation, similar to that used by bats and dolphins, to determine the location of an object.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Dresses, gowns, kaftans, pants, skirts and lingerie... for all those mothers-to-be who want to look hip and relaxed and keep their fashion quotient high, there's plenty to choose from. But comfort must be key, warn experts.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Both air and noise pollution may increase an individual's risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a study in which both factors were considered simultaneously.
Strong policy research is the cornerstone of policy formulation and a necessary condition for sustained good governance. However, it is widely acknowledged that the quality of policy research in India has been found wanting, both within and outside the government. Indicatively, not a single Indian think tank featured in the top 50 in 2012 Global Go To Think Tanks Rankings, and only six of them made it to the top 150.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A day before CAG Vinod Rai demits office, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Monday accused him of "fiction writing" on some figures of alleged corruption, saying that the country's top auditor had done the greatest disservice to the nation by tossing "mystical numbers".
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) As many as 83 percent Indians consider China a security threat though 63 percent would like relations with it to improve, reveals an opinion poll conducted with samples across India.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) An 18-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has developed a potentially revolutionary device that can charge a mobile phone in just 20 seconds, a media report said.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Saddened by the current situation in the country, actress-businesswoman Preity Zinta is "thiking" about joining "politics" as she wants to be part of a movement to bring positive changes in India.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): An opinion poll conducted with samples across India has revealed that a large majority of people, 83 percent, considered China as a security threat, though 63 percent would like relations with China to strengthen.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Scarf is an accessory that never goes out of style irrespective of season. Wear this wardrobe staple in various colours and fabrics around your neck in different ways and also on other body parts.
Kabul, May 20 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Monday left on a two-day visit to India, the president's office said in a statement.
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old Indian man has been jailed by a court in Singapore for managing a prostitution ring.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India and China were "strategic partners and good friends" that could speak to each other with candour, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday while stressing on discussions on the border issue and river waters.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study looks to the past to learn about the future of tropical climate change, and our ability to simulate it with numerical models.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner was reportedly enraged by a picture linking him to spot-fixing suspect S.Sreesanth in an article by journalist Robert Craddock into corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL), which led him to insult Craddock and his co-scribe Malcolm Conn on Twitter.
London, May 20 (ANI): Eva Longoria was left exposed at Cannes' red carpet when she lifted her dress off the wet ground to reveal that she wasn't wearing any underwear.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Australian opening batsman David Warner is facing a Cricket Australia (CA) disciplinary hearing for his vitriolic social media outburst at respected News Limited sportswriters Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): An Australian sports commentator has sparked outrage on Twitter for an Indian impersonation during a news broadcast.
Whangarei (New Zealand), May 19 (IANS) Team MRF achieved a 1-2 finish here Sunday with Esapekka Lappi and Gaurav Gill finishing in that order in the International Rally of Whangarei that also doubled up as the first round of the 2013 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship.
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League match here Sunday evening.
Melbourne, May 19 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Sunday said David Warner has been reported for breaching their Code of Behaviour.
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Pune Warriors scored 172 for five against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League match here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Indian mobile telephone companies have come a long way and no longer perceive lowering prices and increasing subscribers as tools for survival. To ensure their sustenance, telecom players in India are slowly hiking call rates and doing away with promotional offers.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Update your wardrobe with the silhouettes inspired by floral to tribal prints as well as folklore-inspired clothing to get that soft feminine and glamorous look.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that the Australian Twenty20 tournament, the Big Bash League (BBL) needs to carefully vet their overseas contracted players in order to avoid importing corruption.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner may reportedly lose his place in the squad for the prestigious Ashes tour following his Twitter outburst.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actress Nimrat Kaur, who features in Ritesh Batra's "The Lunchbox", says she is not surprised to see that the film has been selected for the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is investigating a Twitter rant by cricketer David Warner, who launched a scathing attack on reputed Australian cricket writers Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) So what if you're on vacation? Pack your loungewear well to keep your fashion quotient high, say designer duo Shivan & Narresh.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta was Saturday elected to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Executive Council by a record number of votes in the quadrennial elections at Kuala Lumpur.
Singapore, May 18 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian politician of the Democratic Action party (DAP) has asked the party's Chinese-origin secretary-general to apologise to the Indian members of the party.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): A team of students from India became the winner of the 60,000-dollar-grand-prize at the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC 2013) for its project Solar Conduction Dryer.
London, May 18 (IANS) A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old accomplice who tried to rob a shop owned by an Indian-origin man in Britain last year have been sentenced by a court in Britain.
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid believes reaching play-offs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) was a great achievement of his team and said they were looking forward to playing the semi-finals.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): People who have their first drink during puberty have a greater risk of developing alcohol problems later in life, new research has suggested.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The recent data theft by hackers from two Indian companies processing prepaid cards for several overseas banks, which led to a global fraud of 45 million dollars, has made India's 100 billion dollar IT industry a primary target of spam, phishing and viruses. The security breach has reopened the debate on IT security norms followed by Indian firms and the role played by 'ethical' hackers.
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Australian legend Adam Gilchrist has expressed his disappointment at the spot-fixing scandal of the Indian Premier League and has demanded life bans for the cricketers involved in the crime if they are found guilty.
No matter what cosmetic gloss (or acne ointment) is put on the recent stand-off between the Indian border police and the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), India is perceived as having come off second best in test of wiils, as the Chinese intruded across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, and camped in 'Indian territory' for 20 days. As a regional power of substance, with robust armed forces and a nuclear arsenal, India has available the full spectrum of policy options, ranging from war to capitulation.
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Australian Test batsmen David Warner has come under investigation after he posted expletive-laden tirade on the social media against the journalists of a reputed Australian media company.
The tiny northeast Indian state of Tripura has turned into the second largest producer of natural rubber in the country largely because several hundred former militants of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) were rehabilitated a decade ago and allotted land.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Friday said he felt bad for Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid who had to "contend with people like Greg Chappell and S. Sreesanth" during his captaincy stints for the country and the IPL franchisee respectively.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) An ever-increasing number of Indians want to indulge in adventure tourism but are deterred by high costs and lack of trust in operators managing such activities in the country, a survey revealed Friday.
Port of Spain, May 17 (IANS) Police in Guyana have detained three people in connection with the double-murder of an Indian-origin businessman and his wife in the South American nation.
New York, May 17 (IANS) A day after NBA owners rejected Sacramento Kings' move to Seattle, the Maloof brothers, owners of the franchise, have agreed to sell the basketball side to a Sacramento-based group headed by Indian Vivek Ranadive.
Rome, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No. 2 Maria Sharapova admitted Friday that the upcoming French Open played a part in her decision to pull out of the Rome Masters.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India has told Sri Lanka not to dilute the autonomous powers granted to its Tamil-majority northern province ahead of provincial elections, official sources said Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be conferred with the French honour Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters for his efforts in the promotion of Indian cinema across the globe.
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) Goa has the highest rate of diabetes in the country among people over 40 years of age, a doctor said Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has welcomed the decision taken by the Government to allow incorporation of 'call' and 'put' options in shareholders' agreement.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian fashion designer Sanchita Ajjampur believes she took a "risk" with an "unconventional" ensemble - a "gild web gown" for actress Freida Pinto at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. The hard work, she says, paid off.
Dubai, May 17 (IANS) The Indian consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has appealed to members of the Indian community to volunteer for its campaign to help those Indian expatriate workers who have been affected by the new labour policy in that country.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): An Australian man has been sentenced to 45 years of imprisonment on grounds of raping and murdering Indian student Tosha Thakkar whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase.
Doha, May 17 (IANS) Indian women beat Mongolia 21-14 to win the gold medal at the inaugural FIBA Asia 3x3 basketball event here.
Paris, May 17 (IANS) Sharath Kamal took a game off World No.5 Timo Boll before going down 1-4 in the men's singles second round at the World Table Tennis Championships here, ending the Indian challenge in the mega event.
Islamabad, May 17 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan interim Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has decided to release 51 Indian fishermen on humanitarian grounds in a goodwill gesture, the prime minister's office said Friday.
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has decided to release 51 Indian fishermen on humanitarian grounds as a goodwill gesture, the prime minister's office said Friday.
Karachi, May 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Amir Sohail has called the ICC a 'total failure', saying that it has proved its incompetence again in tackling the corruption in the game.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): Australian cricketer Shaun Tait is reportedly considering legal action after wrongfully being dragged in to the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scandal.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): The Australian media has said that the cricket in the country is brewing an 'exotic makeover' by adding to its ranks the likes of South-East Asian origin cricketers like Fawad Ahmed, Usman Khawaja and Gurinder Sandhu.