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Babies learn turn-taking much before they can speak

Taking turns to respond to each other is a key part of conversation and babies learn the technique at around six months of age, long before infants know much about language, says a new study.

Jan 02, 2016, 17:27 PM IST
Exclusive: Conversation intercepted between Hizbul Mujahideen chief, terrorist lodged in Srinagar jail

Exclusive: Conversation intercepted between Hizbul Mujahideen chief, terrorist lodged in Srinagar jail

Pakistan may have vehemently denied any support from its soil. But exchange of money to the militants lodged in Kashmir jail across the border is a regular phenomenon.

Aug 24, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Cash-for-votes scam: Naidu's purported conversation adds new twist

A purported conversation in an audio tape between Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and nominated MLA Elvys Stephenson, aired in a section of local TV channels, gave a new twist to the cash-for-votes controversy on Sunday.

Jun 08, 2015, 03:07 AM IST

Alike thinkers tend to mimic each other's speech patterns

A new study has suggested that thinking alike changes the conversation. The University of Rochester study shows that people with similar views tend to more closely mirror, or align, each other's speech patterns. 

May 20, 2015, 15:23 PM IST
When Anushka Sharma caught up with beautiful Waheeda Rehman

When Anushka Sharma caught up with beautiful Waheeda Rehman

Bollywood beauty Anushka Sharma is all set to sizzle on the silver screens with her upcoming venture 'Bombay Velvet' helmed by Anurag Kashyap.

May 03, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Dating app that sparks up intelligent conversation

At a loss of words on your first date? You won't be, thanks to a new dating app that sparks conversation.

Feb 12, 2015, 19:09 PM IST
Phillip Hughes' death has had deep impact on my son: Steve Waugh

Phillip Hughes' death has had deep impact on my son: Steve Waugh

He has rarely shown emotion on the field but former Australian captain Steve Waugh was emotional as he spoke about his teenager son Austin breaking down after hearing the news of Phillip Hughes' death.

Nov 28, 2014, 22:12 PM IST

Mothers imbue more emotions in daughters than sons

A new study has revealed that conversations mothers have with their daughters tend to contain more emotional words and content, than the conversations they have with their sons, which might be the reason why women are generally more emotionally intelligent than men.

Nov 13, 2014, 11:15 AM IST
Rahul Dravid denies Sourav Ganguly's claims on inability to control Greg Chappell

Rahul Dravid denies Sourav Ganguly's claims on inability to control Greg Chappell

It seems the much anticipated Sachin Tendulkar autobiography, 'Playing It My Way' has already brought a bolt or two into the Indian cricket. In the build up to the high profile book launch, slated for November 6, his contemporaries have started opening their accounts on what is right or wrong. And if the trend continues, Indian cricket will see some stalwarts of the game taking on each other.

Nov 05, 2014, 09:24 AM IST

Films with female characters fare better in box office

A new study has revealed that films in which female characters have a conversation that are no about men are more likely to gain box office success.

Apr 04, 2014, 12:17 PM IST

Your cell phone may influence your bonding with people

The mere presence of a cell phone can affect your conversation with people even if it never rings or vibrates, a new study has found.

May 12, 2013, 18:04 PM IST

Blagojevich claims conversation record `missing`

Attorneys for Rod Blagojevich filed a pretrial motion Tuesday seeking what they claimed was missing evidence in the impeached Illinois governor`s corruption trial.

Feb 08, 2011, 16:03 PM IST

Is TV triumphing over conversation in modern life?

People nowadays are more interested in TV rather than chatting with family.

Jan 26, 2011, 11:00 AM IST

SC notice to Amar Singh on revealing taped conversation

Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and the central government on a petition seeking to vacate the stay on the publication and broadcast of his taped telephonic conversations.

Jan 14, 2011, 20:26 PM IST

Radia tapes: 800 new conversations made public

The `Outlook` magazine made public more tapped conversations involving lobbyist Niira Radia and said that it had "unearthed" 800 new conversations.

Dec 11, 2010, 19:41 PM IST