Indo-Canadian chairman of Toronto police board resigns

 Indo-Canadian chairman of Toronto Police Services Board has resigned from his post after completing 10 years in Canada's largest municipal police service.

Jun 19, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

EU introduces labels on origin of meat other than beef

The EU will tomorrow introduce labels showing the origins of pre-packed meat other than beef, but critics had sought even tougher rules in the wake of the horsemeat scandal.

Apr 01, 2015, 00:40 AM IST

Lead in teeth can reveal person`s origin: Study

A new study has found that trace amounts of lead in modern and historical human teeth can give clues about where they come from, a finding that could help police solve cold cases.

Aug 01, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Origin of southern India unveiled

Approximately 550 million years ago, a large ocean (the Mozambique Ocean) existed between the Indian craton and the continental fragments now making up most of Madagascar and East Africa.

Mar 12, 2014, 15:48 PM IST

Batman TV prequel to focus on commissioner James Gordon

Fox is developing a pre-Batman TV series that will focus on the origin of Gotham commissioner James Gorden.

Sep 25, 2013, 17:24 PM IST

Mystery over origin of domesticated horses solved

Domestic horses originated in the steppes of modern-day Ukraine, southwest Russia and west Kazakhstan, mixing with local wild stocks.

May 08, 2012, 11:43 AM IST

Forest trees retain memories of their origin

There is a form of molecular `memory` in trees where a tree`s previous personal experience influences how it responds to the environment.

Jul 12, 2011, 17:05 PM IST

Hydrogen peroxide explain origins of water

They observed a region in our galaxy close to the star Rho Ophiuchi, about 400 light-years away. The region contains very cold (around -250 degrees Celsius), dense clouds of cosmic gas and dust, in which new stars are being born.

Jul 07, 2011, 13:12 PM IST

Mercury`s origins may differ from sister planets

Mercury`s origins may be very different from its sister planets, including Earth, based on early findings that show surprisingly rich deposits of sulfur on the ground, scientists said on Thursday.

Jun 17, 2011, 10:16 AM IST

Indian-origin prof to lead MIT`s academic dept

Indian-origin academician Anantha
Chandrakasan has been named head of MIT`s Department of
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), the
largest academic department at the prestigious American

Jun 14, 2011, 14:18 PM IST

`Life may have originated between mica sheets`

Life may have originated between sheets of mica that were layered like the pages in a book.

Aug 09, 2010, 08:41 AM IST

Pakistani-origin Tory chief defends burka

Wearing a burka does not prevent
Muslim women from engaging in everyday life in Britain,
Pakistani-origin Conservative Party chairman Sayeeda Warsi has

Aug 03, 2010, 17:35 PM IST

IITian to be Harvard Business School Dean

IIT Mumbai alumnus Nitin Nohria is
all set to assume his role as Dean of the prestigious Harvard
Business School here starting Thursday.

Jun 30, 2010, 21:26 PM IST

Deadly Cobalt-60 came from Delhi University

The origin of Cobalt-60 found in west Delhi`s Mayapuri has been traced to DU`s Chemistry Dept.

Apr 28, 2010, 23:36 PM IST

Police in dark over origin of Cobalt-60, await Jain`s recovery

Police is yet to trace the origin
of Cobalt-60, the radioactive material that caused serious
injuries to six persons and are awaiting the recovery of the
owner of the scrap shop from where it was found to get more clarity.

Apr 11, 2010, 20:15 PM IST

Pak-origin Chicago taxi driver produced before court

A Chicago taxi driver of
Pakistani origin, who claims to have known HuJI chief Ilyas
Kashmiri for 15 years and arrested on charges of providing
material support and funds to Al-Qaida, was on Tuesday produced
before a US court.

Mar 30, 2010, 23:49 PM IST

Many star clusters in Milky way originated elsewhere: Study

Around a quarter of the star clusters in Milky way have actually invaded from other galaxies, a new study has found.

Feb 23, 2010, 14:55 PM IST

Origin of key cosmic explosions revealed

New findings from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have shown that mergers of two dense stellar remnants are the likely cause of many of the supernovae that have been used to measure the accelerated expansion of the universe.

Feb 18, 2010, 21:16 PM IST

Origin of HIV transmission among male partners discovered

The origin of strains of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men who have sex with men has been discovered by scientists.

Feb 11, 2010, 16:52 PM IST

Origin of HIV transmission among male partners discovered

The origin of strains of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men who have sex with men has been discovered by scientists.

Feb 11, 2010, 00:00 AM IST