New quake rattles jittery Ecuador

 A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, sowing new panic four days after a powerful quake killed more than 500 people and injured more than 5,000.

Uncertainty, a powerful stress producer

A new study has found that uncertainty creates more stress than knowing for definite that something unpleasant or painful is about to happen.

Can a conventional name help you live longer?

Can a conventional name help you live longer?

For the study, published in the journal Explorations in Economic History, the researchers examined three million death certificates from 1802 to 1970 in the US.

Are robots trustworthy when your life is at stake?

Are robots trustworthy when your life is at stake?

People may trust a robot too much for their own safety in case of emergency situations, but the machine has proven itself unreliable.

Health Department declares 'No More Betel Spitting' in Kanpur

Kanpur's health department has come up with an plan curb messy spitting of chewed betel in public places. A WhatsApp number has been shared with the public, which receives photographs of people spitting chewed betel in public places.

Panel discussion on non-cooperation movement to curb corruption- Part III

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court expressed serious concern over the growing number of corruption cases and called on the citizens to launch a non-cooperation movement if the government fails to curb it.

Panel discussion on non-cooperation movement to curb corruption- Part II

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court expressed serious concern over the growing number of corruption cases and called on the citizens to launch a non-cooperation movement if the government fails to curb it.

Panel discussion on non-cooperation movement to curb corruption

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court expressed serious concern over the growing number of corruption cases and called on the citizens to launch a non-cooperation movement if the government fails to curb it.

Soon, you'll be able to interact with your deceased kin!

Soon, you'll be able to interact with your deceased kin!

Scientist argues that within 50 years people could be kept alive forever as avatars that can interact with their relatives.

Number of people over 60 years set to double by 2050: WHO

 The number of people over the age of 60 is expected to double across the globe by 2050, a report released by the WHO said on Thursday.

Justin Bieber promises personal, `futuristic` album

Pop celebrity Justin Bieber says he is developing a "futuristic" sound for "very personal" songs as he completes a long-awaited album.

One Direction`s Louis Tomlinson to be father: Reports

One Direction heartthrob Louis Tomlinson is set to become a father, reports said Tuesday, in the latest jolt for the boy band once known for its squeaky-clean image.

Delhi doctors on strike, risking numerous lives: Is this ethical?

Doctors, who are vested with the responsibility to aid people and treat them, are looked upon as gods by those in need. But is it justified for them to go on strikes and risk lives of people?

Vikas Bahl bats for 'Bombay Velvet', urges people to watch it

Vikas Bahl bats for 'Bombay Velvet', urges people to watch it

 

Kuala Lumpur: Filmmaker Vikas Bahl has called upon the audience to watch Phantom films' latest release "Bombay Velvet" despite the period movie's dismal performance at the box-office.

Most people love being alone: Study

Most people love being alone: Study

If you enjoy being all by yourself, then you are not alone. Most people love to spend their time being alone than being surrounded by people, new study says.

People want to adopt me: Deepika on 'Piku' success

People want to adopt me: Deepika on 'Piku' success

Her act as a selfless daughter, who spends more time listening to her father's constipation tales than on her professional or marital pursuits in "Piku", has garnered an "overwhelming" response for actress Deepika Padukone. But the most heartening has been the response from people who have expressed a wish to "adopt" her.

Why we feel spiteful towards certain people

Scientists have explained why we have feelings of spite towards certain people.

Gunmen open fire on buses carrying rap star Lil Wayne, crew

Two tour buses carrying rap star Lil Wayne and his entourage came under fire early Sunday in Georgia, according to US media, which said no one was injured in the shooting.

Higher self-esteem must to identify discrimination

People may not recognise some types of discrimination unless they have high self-esteem, according to a study.

Activity tracking app, device 'Trek' offers in-built Indian food menu for fitness enthusiasts

Indian company Fitgen Solutions has launched an activity tracking application named "Trek" that helps users stay fit and has an in-built Indian food menu from all over the country along with continental delicacies to calculate calories consumed.