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Elephant in the room: How plastic spoons, glass entered the diet of wild pachyderms in India
India

Elephant in the room: How plastic spoons, glass entered the diet of wild pachyderms in India

Researchers have warned that while trash passes through the digestive systems of elephants, the animals could be ingesting a slew of chemicals that may contribute to declines in population numbers and survival rates

How Metal Lords on Netflix serves as a reintroduction of metal to the TikTok generation
Entertainment

How Metal Lords on Netflix serves as a reintroduction of metal to the TikTok generation

There was a time when metal was so much more about the current youth than the previous generation. Metal Lords attempts to remind Gen-Z that the 'outsider' exists in every generation, and metal will continue to be their sonic identity.

Metal Lords movie review: Netflix teen dramedy plays its coming-of-age riff fast and loose
Entertainment

Metal Lords movie review: Netflix teen dramedy plays its coming-of-age riff fast and loose

Metal Lords, co-written by Game of Thrones scribe DB Weiss, fails when it tries to tap into the more universal aspects of the adolescent experience.

Of The Lotus & The Thunderbolt: Metal act Midhaven on the concept, composition of their new album
Arts & Culture

Of The Lotus & The Thunderbolt: Metal act Midhaven on the concept, composition of their new album

This notion of time being infinite and circular, of everything repeating itself, is the core concept around which the metallers have built their latest album Of The Lotus & The Thunderbolt, using music to explore their curiosity.

Sound of Metal director Darius Marder on using sound and silence as a language in Riz Ahmed's film
Entertainment

Sound of Metal director Darius Marder on using sound and silence as a language in Riz Ahmed's film

In an exclusive interview, Darius Marder opens up on Sound of Metal, working with Riz Ahmed, and steering clear of making a film on "how hard it's to be deaf."

Using NASA's LRO, scientists find that the Moon might be more metallic than they had earlier thought
science

Using NASA's LRO, scientists find that the Moon might be more metallic than they had earlier thought

The Moon is a product of a collision between a Mars-sized protoplanet and a young Earth.

Stock markets end day's session in green: Sensex up over 500 points, Nifty nears 9,500; Zee, Eicher Motors top gainers
Business

Stock markets end day's session in green: Sensex up over 500 points, Nifty nears 9,500; Zee, Eicher Motors top gainers

Sensex hit a high of 32,267.23 points during the day ahead of the expiry of May derivatives contracts. It finally ended 595.37 points or 1.88 percent higher at 32,200.59.

Union Budget 2020-21: Metal recycling sector urges govt to remove duty on scrap imports
Business

Union Budget 2020-21: Metal recycling sector urges govt to remove duty on scrap imports

A secondary metal players' industry body has urged the government to remove import duty on metal scraps in the upcoming budget

Scientists have invented super-silver that has better electrical conductivity
science

Scientists have invented super-silver that has better electrical conductivity

The research team created this new metal by mixing a trace amount of copper into the silver.

Sitar meets metal in Rishabh Seen's genre-blending band, whose debut album is autobiographical, melodic
Entertainment

Sitar meets metal in Rishabh Seen's genre-blending band, whose debut album is autobiographical, melodic

Rishabh Seen discusses the eponymous debut album of his band Sitar Metal, and the differences and similarities between the two genres of music that he works with

Chandrayaan 2: Strange mass found under Moon's surface near mission's landing site
science

Chandrayaan 2: Strange mass found under Moon's surface near mission's landing site

The anomaly might be metal left from an asteroid crash or leftover lunar magma from when the ocean crystalized.

With Tool's Fear Inoculum on the horizon, a look at the band's album release antics over the years
Entertainment

With Tool's Fear Inoculum on the horizon, a look at the band's album release antics over the years

With Tool's new album Fear Inoculum, a look at the band's history of pranks and antics around new releases over the years.

NASA preps for a new 2022 mission to the 'Golden' asteroid - Psyche 16, near Mars
science

NASA preps for a new 2022 mission to the 'Golden' asteroid - Psyche 16, near Mars

The asteroid might be a remanent of an old planet and has nickel and iron core that is similar to Earth.

Veins of the underground
Entertainment

Veins of the underground

Metalheads talk about crowd-funded donations, monetary help from fans and friends, and other things that keep a metal gig going

Sensex falls over 325 points on weak global cues, slips below 38,000-mark; realty, metal, auto stocks trade in negative zone
Business

Sensex falls over 325 points on weak global cues, slips below 38,000-mark; realty, metal, auto stocks trade in negative zone

Sensex which had lost 222.14 points on Friday, was trading lower by 325.49 points, or 0.85 percent, at 37,845.24.

Sensex gains 157 points, Nifty crosses 11,000-mark; ICICI Bank, SBI, Vedanta early gainers
Business

Sensex gains 157 points, Nifty crosses 11,000-mark; ICICI Bank, SBI, Vedanta early gainers

Sensex opened positively at 36,544.86 and further consolidated its gains to trade at 36,599.69, climbing 157.15 points, or 0.49 percent, over the previous close.

Rising hopes on economic growth, low inflation likely to result in salary hikes of 9.7% across sectors this year
Business

Rising hopes on economic growth, low inflation likely to result in salary hikes of 9.7% across sectors this year

The differentiation in salary increases further widened this year to 1.9 times between top performer and average performer where the overall the top performer is expected to get an average salary hike of 15.6 percent.

Sensex slumps 222 points to 35,752; Nifty falls 72 points to 10,764 amid rising India-Pak tensions; Vedanta, Tata Motors among top losers
Business

Sensex slumps 222 points to 35,752; Nifty falls 72 points to 10,764 amid rising India-Pak tensions; Vedanta, Tata Motors among top losers

The benchmark BSE Sensex gave up all early gains and fell over 200 points in afternoon trade on Wednesday

New fibre combining elasticity of rubber, strength of metal developed by scientists
science

New fibre combining elasticity of rubber, strength of metal developed by scientists

Researchers created fibres consisting of a gallium metal core surrounded by an elastic polymer sheath.