Personality outsmarts intelligence at school
Personality outsmarts intelligence at school

Personality is more important than intelligence when it comes to academic success, new research says.

Romania 'to clear up' allegations over CIA prisons

Romania is "ready to clear up" allegations that the country hosted secret CIA detention centres, the foreign ministry said Tuesday -- though it stressed that Bucharest had "no proof" such prisons existed.

Half believe CIA interrogation methods justified: Poll


Washington: About half of Americans believe that the CIA was justified in its harsh interrogation methods of "war on terror" detainees, a poll found Monday, days after a damning US report revealed harrowing details of torture.

Microsoft builds support over Ireland email case

Microsoft said Monday it had secured broad support from a coalition of influential technology and media firms as it seeks to challenge a US ruling ordering it to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland.

Genes link criminality and intelligence
Genes link criminality and intelligence

Data collected from over one million Swedish men shows that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower intelligence than sons whose fathers have no criminal history.

Thank prehistoric conflict for collaboration, intelligence in humans

A new research has revealed that prehistoric conflict hastened human brain's capacity for collaboration.

Naxals planning attack on RJD, JVM in Jharkhand; Pak militants want polls boycotted in J&K: Intel report
Naxals planning attack on RJD, JVM in Jharkhand; Pak militants want polls boycotted in J&K: Intel report

Security agencies in Jharkhand were on Monday put on alert after intelligence inputs suggested that Naxals were planning to attacks leaders of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM).

Iraq, Turkey vow to work together against IS group

Iraq's prime minister said on Thursday that his country and neighboring Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation in the face of the threat posed by the Islamic State group.

Rajnath Singh directs stregthening of coordination among agencies

In fresh efforts to further strengthen counter-terror framework, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday directed better coordination between intelligence and security agencies and involvement of the country's 60 lakh private security guards as vigilant eyes and ears.

Govt asks Jharkhand, J&K to beef up security for polls

The Centre has asked the Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir governments to step up security of prominent politicians and rally areas with reports of the states being possibly targeted by terrorists in the run up to the elections.

Seven nominations rejected in first phase of Jammu polls

With the rejection of seven nominations, 63 candidates are left in the fray in the six assembly constituencies of Jammu region which are slated to go to polls in the first phase on November 25.

JSM merges with BJP; Congress ex-mayor joins saffron party

Jammu State Morcha, a 15-year-old political outfit which has been advocating the issue of statehood for Jammu region, on Friday merged with BJP ahead of the five-phased elections in the state.

Man poses IRS officer, arrested; maps of army camps recovered

A man was on Thursday arrested for allegedly extorting money posing as an Indian Revenue Services officer also maps, photographs and video of army training camps have been recovered from him, police said.

Bordeaux coach claims African players lack 'intelligence, discipline'
Bordeaux coach claims African players lack 'intelligence, discipline'

Bordeaux coach Willy Sagnol may find himself in trouble by suggesting that African football players lack "intelligence and discipline" during an interview with French newspaper Sud-Ouest.

Human intelligence increases by three IQ points a decade
Human intelligence increases by three IQ points a decade

Human intelligence is increasing by about three IQ points each decade due to improved health, education and nutrition, a new UK study has found.

Russia denies agreed with US to share intel on IS militants

Moscow on Thursday denied a US assertion that it had agreed to ramp up intelligence-sharing with Washington over the Islamic State group, saying it would provide no such help without UN Security Council approval.

Have received terror alert, says Goa CM Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday confirmed that his government has received intelligence inputs about the state being a possible target of terror outfits.

Early creative skills indicate intelligence in teen years

A new study has suggested that kids` drawings at the age of four are linked to their intelligence when they reach 14 which seem to be influenced by the genes.

Why thinking skills go down with age

If your grandparents take a long to recognise known faces from a fleeting glance, that may well signal their declining intelligence.

Early reading skills make kids sharper

If you wish to see your kids emerge as intelligent adults, start now to mind their reading skills. Researchers have found that early reading skills might positively affect later intellectual abilities.