Drive against pesticide residue in products to be intensified

After many states banning Maggi noodles, Kerala Government Wednesday decided to bring all instant food products and curry/masala powder of all brands under the scanner, warning that any product found adulterated or containing high pesticide residue would be prohibited.

Jharkhand minister urges testing of quality of food products

Jharkhand Food, Public Distribution and Consumer Affairs Minister Saryu Roy has urged the state health department to ensure testing the quality of food products.

Ferrari looking for answers at Barcelona test
Ferrari looking for answers at Barcelona test

Ferrari will be looking for answers in Formula One testing this week after champions Mercedes were more dominant than ever in Sunday`s Spanish Grand Prix.

McLaren boss `failed` over concussion denial
McLaren boss `failed` over concussion denial

McLaren boss Ron Dennis said he was wrong to deny Fernando Alonso was concussed when he crashed in testing, as the team prepared to start the Formula One season without the two-time world champion.

McLaren boss confident Fernando Alonso will be fit for season opener
McLaren boss confident Fernando Alonso will be fit for season opener

McLaren chief executive Ron Dennis has insisted that Fernando Alonso should be ready to race at the opening Grand Prix of the season in Australia despite spending three nights in hospital following a crash in testing last week.

Driverless cars tested for the first time on UK roads
Driverless cars tested for the first time on UK roads

Britain Wednesday launched the trial of driverless cars in four English cities for the first time, with the government claiming the nation was uniquely placed to lead the development of the new technology.

'Bajirao Mastani' testing me: Priyanka Chopra
'Bajirao Mastani' testing me: Priyanka Chopra

National Award winning actress Priyanka Chopra, who earlier called "Mary Kom" her toughest film ever, says her new film "Bajirao Mastani", a period drama, is testing her acting skills too.

New York doctor cured of Ebola: City officials

An American doctor who became the first person to be diagnosed in New York with Ebola has been cured of the potentially deadly virus and will be discharged on Tuesday, officials said.

NFL Players` union agrees to revised drug policy
NFL Players` union agrees to revised drug policy

The National Football League could begin testing for human growth hormone sometime this season after the players` union unanimously approved a revised drug policy on Friday.

`Clear-the-air` talks for Rosberg, Hamilton

World championship leader Nico Rosberg said that his Mercedes team would sit down on Thursday night and clear the air between him and Lewis Hamilton after their battle in Bahrain.

Rosberg`s Mercedes quickest in Bahrain testing

Nico Rosberg returned to the scene of Sunday`s thrilling Bahrain Grand Prix on Tuesday to post the quickest time in the first of two days of testing at the Sakhir circuit.

Jamaica changes encourage WADA chief

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief executive David Howman said Wednesday that Jamaica`s testing system was now "back in place" following the controversial case of Veronica Campbell-Brown.

Facebook testing instant ads feature based on user status updates

Facebook has confirmed it was testing a new programme that will instantly display ads based on users’ status updates.

Rapid H1N1 testing method developed

Scientists in the US have
developed a rapid and automated swine flu testing method that
will enable quick and effective diagnosis decisions.

Rapid H1N1 testing method developed

Scientists in the US have
developed a rapid and automated swine flu testing method that
will enable quick and effective diagnosis decisions.

Fighter aircraft Tejas clocks fastest speed during testing

In the final phase of its tests before formal commissioning, India`s indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas went past its ultimate speed of 1,350 KMPH over the Goa skies and clocked the fastest speed ever, a top IAF officer said.

First night trial of Agni-II conducted

India on Monday test-fired nuke-capable Agni-II missile during night for the first time.

First sea drilling platform for Arctic begins testing

The Russian shipyard in Severodvinsk has begun testing the first sea drilling platform for Gazprom`s operations in the Arctic.

Glaxo starts testing its swine flu vaccine

Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Friday it has started testing its swine flu vaccine in humans.

Glaxo starts testing its swine flu vaccine

Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Friday it has started testing its swine flu vaccine in humans.