Why some smokers don't get cancer

Researchers have identified a set of genetic markers that help even smokers live longer and protect them from deadly diseases such as cancer.

Sep 10, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

David Cameron, Nicola Sturgeon to discuss new powers for Scotland

 David Cameron and Scottish National Party (SNP) Nicola Sturgeon leader are scheduled to hold talks over increasing powers for the Scottish Parliament, a media report said on Friday.

May 15, 2015, 12:08 PM IST

Mhairi Black: British parliament's youngest MP since 1667

A 20-year-old student belonging to the Scottish National Party (SNP) has become the youngest MP since 1667 after winning the Paisley and Renfrewshire South seat from the Labour Party`s campaign chief Douglas Alexander in the British general election.

May 09, 2015, 01:08 AM IST

Scottish nationalists crush opponents, setting stage for new independence bid

Scottish nationalists rampaged to victory north of the border in Britain`s national election, obliterating their opponents and setting the stage for a new battle over independence.

May 08, 2015, 12:20 PM IST

Haryana govt to revise Supplementary Nutrition Programme

Haryana Government has decided to revise the Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Mission and has also enhanced the amount to be spent on the programme.

Mar 31, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Twitter eclipses The Sun, finds new stars for UK election

"It`s The Sun wot won it," the best-selling British tabloid declared after the 1992 general election.

Mar 17, 2015, 09:53 AM IST

Nicola Sturgeon becomes Scottish National Party leader

Nicola Sturgeon on Friday took over the leadership of the Scottish National Party (SNP) from Alex Salmond, the outspoken Scottish first minister who had led the SNP for over 20 years.

Nov 15, 2014, 08:00 AM IST

Scottish nationalists name new leader to maintain independence fight

Scottish nationalists name new leader to maintain independence fightScotland`s ruling Scottish National Party (SNP) on Friday crowned a new leader to build on a surge of support following a defeat in September`s independence referendum that still looks set to result in greater autonomy.

Nov 14, 2014, 18:10 PM IST

Should Scotland move out of the UK?

According to Darling, Scotland could have the best of both worlds, with parliament at Holyrood and a secure place in UK.

Jun 25, 2012, 18:54 PM IST

Scots referendum row a boost for separatists: SNP

A row between the British government in London and the SNP has escalated sharply in recent days.

Jan 12, 2012, 12:10 PM IST

Scottish nationalists launch independence campaign

Campaign chief Angus Robertson said the SNP would work hard to ensure victory in a forthcoming referendum.

Oct 24, 2011, 10:10 AM IST