Right-wing group disrupts reading from Doniger book

Members of right-wing group disrupted reading from controversial book by American scholar Wendy Doniger after its publisher recently decided to withdraw all copies of the work from India.

President asks people to reject intolerance

Noting that the country`s history and traditions have always celebrated the "argumentative" Indian rather than an "intolerant" Indian, President Pranab Mukherjee asked people to be "uncompromising" in rejecting intolerance.

Antarctic penguins thrived during Little Ice Age

Penguin populations in Antarctica surged during the Little Ice Age - a cold period between 1500 and 1800 AD, a new study suggests.

Mystery why penguins cannot fly solved: Scientists

The puzzle of why the penguin is unable to fly may have finally been solved, scientists say.

Penguins` efficient hunting techniques captured on cameras

Miniature cameras attached to Antarctic penguins have captured the bird`s speedy underwater hunting skills, Japanese scientists say.

`Prehistoric penguins dwarfed modern man`

Prehistoric penguins, standing two metres or six and a half feet tall, would dwarf most men today -- almost twice as tall as their modern counterparts at 3ft 11 inches.

Penguin suspends library e-books, citing security

One of the country`s largest publishers, Penguin Group (USA), has suspended making e-editions of new books available to libraries.

Pregnant Allen feels like penguin

Pregnant pop star Lily Allen says she feels like a waddling penguin, thanks to her expanding baby bump.

"Lost" penguin perks up in NZ after surgery

A penguin washed up on New Zealand beach last week after straying thousands of kilometres from home.