Google Doodle celebrates 260th birth anniversary of Sake Dean Mahomed, first Indian author to publish a book in English
On 15 January, 2019 Google Doodle commemorates the 260th birth anniversary of the renowned Anglo-Indian traveller and entrepreneur Sake Dean Mahomed, who is credited to have introduced Indian cuisine and shampoo baths to Europe and the rest of the Western world.
Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist Philip Roth, known for the book American Pastoral, dies at 85
In his illustrious career as a writer, Philip Roth had won numerous accolades including a Pulitzer Prize and Man Booker International Prize to name a few.
About a hundred years ago in March 1917, a pernicious system of organised labour came to an end. The indenture system under which Indian men, women and children were contracted to work as agricultural labour in distant colonies was abolished in 1917 after a long agitation in India. The Indian indenture system was the largest organized migration of its time. From 1835 to 1917, over a million Indians were taken to British, French and Dutch colonies and put to work.
What is ownership? Do we own everything in the world? Is every plant, every creature a belonging of some human. Does it have no right to live?
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman A S Kiran Kumar on Monday said the country has the capability to develop a space station, but it needed a long-term approach and an ambitious planning. His comment follows ISRO display of technological prowess last week by launching 104 satellites in a single mission.
'Weed-like' algae is killing corals in Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef because of increased carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, a new study has warned.
Researchers have spotted for the first time an extremely rare type of galaxy whose elliptical-like core is surrounded by two circular rings
The Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit is a first-of-its-kind congregation of global leaders to address the cause of children’s rights.
Calling Morocco TV channel's make-up tutorial on hiding domestic violence 'an error' is to miss the point
Why is it that the struggle for equal rights for women is always a journey which takes one step forward but two steps back? Morocco TV channel's make-up tutorial on hiding domestic violence just confirms it.
Scientists have discovered two new clusters of microorganisms contributing to climate change, the second major breakthrough in 12 months towards mapping the tree of life.
Facing the camera: A history of Nepali studio photography is an exhibition that traces the evolution of the art form in the mountainous country.
A high-tech monsoon experiment in the Bay of Bengal (BoB) in which British scientists will release underwater robotic vehicles, called gliders, and monitor them through aircraft packed with instruments has been security cleared at the highest level, a senior government official has said - but questions still remain.
Astronomers discovered a giant planet, atleast eight times larger than Jupiter, that orbits a two million-year-old star about 450 light years from Earth.
The Zika virus — linked to serious birth defects — may have been present in the Americas well before it was first identified in Brazil in March last year.
Chinese scientists claimed that dogs originated in southern China some 33,000 years ago, disputing US research that domesticated dogs evolved 15,000 years ago in Central Asia
Six countries in Africa, the continent where malaria is most widespread, could be free of the disease by 2020, according to a WHO report.
Of six options, teens rate a personal meeting the best way to break up even if it’s really hard to do. On a 1-10 scale, this method gets more than 8 points.