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Aug 24, 2017
Watch: A day in the life of Delhi's female bouncer MehrunnisaMehrunnisa works in a library in the day, and as a female bouncer at a club in Delhi's Haus Khas Village in the night. She is among the first woman bouncers in India. In this video, she reveals her motivations, encounters with machismo, and her plans for old age. Interestingly, her sister Tarannum is also working as a bouncer in the same club.
May 26, 2017
Fidget Spinner mania: The new anti-fidget toy fad a stress buster or a distraction in classrooms?Just months after the fidget spinner first whirled its way into the hands of antsy youngsters, some schools have already banned it, prompting a debate about the difficulties that children experience concentrating
May 21, 2017
India could lose forest cover slightly more than the size of Mauritius by 2025: ISRO studyA staggering 2,305 sq km of forest cover in northeast India and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands could disappear by 2025, a study by ISRO scientists has predicted.
May 14, 2017
Mother's Day in Kamathipura: Women here want their children to be protected from the flesh tradeThe mothers of Kamathipura want to see their children lead healthy and safe lives away from the red light district
May 02, 2017
Indian scientists develop wound healing ointment by modifying naturally occurring woodA group of Indian researchers have modified lignin which is present in naturally occurring wood to develop a quick wound healing ointment.
Apr 28, 2017
Indian scientists find chalcone, a new anti-diabetic drug sourced from plants with faster response timeChalcone, which is ubiquitously found in many plants, improves insulin sensitivity and reduces blood glucose levels in the same way as commercially available anti-diabetic drugs.
Apr 26, 2017
Swedish scientists discover world's oldest fungus in lava rocks found in South AfricaScientists have discovered what may be the world's oldest fungus in South African rocks dating back 2.4 billion years.
Apr 25, 2017
Jackfruit seeds could substitute cocoa beans to make chocolateNew research has found that the seeds of jackfruit — a large fruit found in many tropical countries — are a potentially low-cost substitute for cocoa beans, the primary ingredient of chocolate
Apr 25, 2017
Iron accumulation in body major cause of liver damage in India, says studyHemochromatosis, a disease caused by excess buildup of iron in the body, is becoming a major cause of liver damage in India, doctors revealed on Tuesday.
Jan 06, 2017
Humans settled in Tibet at least 7,400 years ago, says studyHumans likely established permanent settlements on the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau between 13,000-7,400 years ago, much before the advent of agriculture 5,200 years ago, according to new research.