Boys, girls are equal in number at conception: study

vBoys and girls are equal in number at conception, but more female fetuses die during pregnancy, leading to a slightly higher number of males being born, researchers said Monday.

Mar 31, 2015, 01:31 AM IST
Age is just a number: Judi Dench

Age is just a number: Judi Dench

Judi Dench has revealed she is not ready to retire as she feels age is just a number.

Jan 03, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

Baboons understand numbers like humans

Apes and humans not only share traits such as opposable thumbs, expressive faces and social systems, they also have in common the ability to understand numbers, researchers say.

May 05, 2013, 14:21 PM IST

Increase in number of workers under EGS in Maharashtra

The number of workers engaged under
the Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS) in Maharashtra has
increased, with 77,168 more workers being added in last
week of April, the state government said.

May 07, 2011, 09:52 AM IST

Justin Bieber pushed to number two by Adele’s ‘21’

Justin Bieber has lost the top spot on the US Billboard chart to singer Adele.

Mar 04, 2011, 14:24 PM IST

Brown`s wife recalls Berlusconi`s eye for Campbell

Italian Premier was
asking for model Naomi Campbell`s phone number at an official dinner.

Feb 19, 2011, 21:00 PM IST

Real number of safai karmacharais is 43,000: MCD

MCD on Wednesday told the Delhi High
Court that after physical verification and registration of
biometric attendance it was found that more than 43,000
substitute safai karmacharis are in the panel in different

Jan 19, 2011, 22:19 PM IST

Toll free SMS number for crime, law and order problem in HP

Tourists visiting Himachal
Pradesh and local people need not go to the police station in
case of any law and order problem or crime and instead just
send an SMS.

Dec 28, 2010, 21:01 PM IST

6 billion devices to go online by 2020

More than 16 billion devices like smartphones and internet-enabled home appliances will be hooked up to the web by the end of the next decade, a report here says.

Oct 31, 2010, 18:55 PM IST

Lowest ever number of jailed dissidents: Cuba rights group

The number of political prisoners
in Cuba fell sharply in the past half-year and now stands at
167, the smallest number since the Cuban Revolution more than
a half-century ago, a human rights activist has said.

Jul 06, 2010, 10:04 AM IST

The mobile number that rang the death knell closed

The Bulgarian mobile phone number - 0888 888 888 - has been suspended after every person who used it in the past 10 years died.

May 26, 2010, 13:18 PM IST

France Telecom sacks company number two

France Telecom, which is at the centre of controversy in France over a wave of staff suicides, on Monday replaced its deputy chief executive Louis-Pierre Wenes.

Oct 05, 2009, 14:00 PM IST

Pune: Number of swine flu cases rise to 66

Two more schools in Pune reported swine flu cases among their students as the number of H1N1 infections in the city went up to 66, an addition of six during the day.

Jul 29, 2009, 11:12 AM IST