Intelligence

Terror outfits' new laptop bombs may evade airport security

The IS and al Qaeda terror groups, developing a bomb small enough to fit in a laptop that could get past airport scanners, may have prompted the US and the UK to ban air travellers from eight Muslim-majority nations from carrying large electronic devices onboard, media reports have said.

Apr 01, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

US opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

The top US general for the Middle East says the military has launched a formal investigation to determine what role the US played in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul, Iraq.

Mar 30, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
Children born to older mothers are more intelligent, says new research

Children born to older mothers are more intelligent, says new research

As per the new study, older mothers today tend to be more advantaged than younger mothers - for example, they are well educated, are less likely to smoke during pregnancy and are established in professional occupations. 

Feb 14, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
First born? You're probably more intelligent than your silblings

First born? You're probably more intelligent than your silblings

First-born children have superior thinking skills in comparison to their younger siblings, says a new study.

Feb 13, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

Breastfeeding ups brain development in preemies

The findings showed that infants who received predominantly breast milk on more days during their neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) hospitalisation also had larger deep nuclear gray matter volume equivalent to babies born full-term.

Jul 29, 2016, 17:06 PM IST
Why some people are more intelligent than others

Why some people are more intelligent than others

In a bid to unlock the secrets of the human brain, a team of researchers led by the University of Warwick quantified the brain's dynamic functions!

Jul 19, 2016, 19:23 PM IST
Loneliness can affect your wisdom

Loneliness can affect your wisdom

 Factors such as whether you are alone or with friends can affect how wisely you reason.

Jun 04, 2016, 20:19 PM IST
Virtual dog to teach robots to perform tasks intelligently

Virtual dog to teach robots to perform tasks intelligently

The team has designed a computer programme that lets humans teach a virtual robot that looks like a computerised pooch. 
 

May 17, 2016, 15:40 PM IST
No 'intelligence failure' behind 26/11, Pathankot attacks: Mumbai Police Commissioner

No 'intelligence failure' behind 26/11, Pathankot attacks: Mumbai Police Commissioner

Commissioner Padsalgikar said it is hard to suspect and keep tab of all the tourists visiting the country.

May 08, 2016, 22:07 PM IST

Our brain 'personalities' affect intelligence, memories

Using a statistical technique called independent component analysis, the researchers grouped measures that were related to each other into four unique traits.

Feb 27, 2016, 10:45 AM IST
The smarter you are, the healthier is your life

The smarter you are, the healthier is your life

The study supports an existing theory, which says that those with better overall health are likely to have higher levels of intelligence.

Jan 31, 2016, 22:02 PM IST
Pakistan-based LeT planning New Year attack to avenge Abu Qasim's death: Intelligence

Pakistan-based LeT planning New Year attack to avenge Abu Qasim's death: Intelligence

Operatives of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) are planning to avenge the death of its senior commander Abu Qasim by carrying out a series of bombings or attacks on "prominent Indian personalities, public and tourist places in eight Indian cities" on or around the New Year, according to intelligence officials.

Dec 30, 2015, 20:46 PM IST
Use intelligence to check terror designs along Nepal, Bhutan borders: Rajnath Singh to SSB

Use intelligence to check terror designs along Nepal, Bhutan borders: Rajnath Singh to SSB

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asked the troops of border guarding force SSB to sharpen their snooping skills.

Dec 24, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

LeT terrorists to launch terror attacks in Delhi: Reports

Intelligence agencies have alerted the Delhi Police over a possible terror attack using drones in the national capital by militant groups Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed, as per news rep

Dec 05, 2015, 12:22 PM IST
People posting inspirational quotes on Facebook actually dumb: Study

People posting inspirational quotes on Facebook actually dumb: Study

The findings show that there is a definite link between low intelligence and being impressed by what looks like "profound statements".

Dec 04, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

China, India agree to actively exchange intel on terror groups

A comprehensive joint statement was issued after talks between Home Minister Rajnath Singh and top Chinese leaders and security officials.

Nov 21, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

Smoking makes you less intelligent

You may want to quit smoking as a new study has suggested that smoking dumbs down the brain and kicking the habit will make you smarter.

Nov 18, 2015, 12:58 PM IST

US, France decide to bolster intelligence sharing

US and France decided to bolster their intelligence sharing against terrorists in the aftermath Paris terrorist attack.

Nov 17, 2015, 01:52 AM IST

Intelligence corps celebrate 73rd raising day

Intelligence Corps has been at the forefront, providing real time and close intelligence support to the Army.

Nov 01, 2015, 15:39 PM IST