Jammu and Kashmir
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Robots learn to take proper handoff
A humanoid robot can receive an object handed to it by a person with something approaching natural, ...
NASA`s Kepler space telescope could soon be shut down permanently
The Kepler space telescope - NASA`s primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system...
NASA finds new astronomical tool to trace evolution of cosmic carbon
Scientists at NASA`s Ames Research Center could be able to systematically investigate the molecular ...
Govt approves armed security to RAW facilities in Delhi
The government has approved squad of more than 140 commando trained personnel for securing the offic...
President calls for increasing expenditure on research
India spends only 0.9 percent of its GDP on research and development, which is much below China, Bri...
US Navy`s Ion Tiger drone shatters own endurance record
Researchers at US Naval Research Laboratory flew fuel cell powered Ion Tiger unmanned aerial vehicle...
NSA releases 643-page `how-to` guide for Internet espionage
The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a guide to `help you understand how to use the Inter...
Pakistan wants Sanaullah’s body back, demands probe
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay was in a hospital after being attacked in a Jammu jail last week...
Sanaullah Ranjay dies in Chandigarh hospital, body flown to Pakistan
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was in a hospital after being attacked in a Jammu jail last...
Israeli warplanes strike Syria in escalation
Israeli warplanes struck areas in and around the Syrian capital today, setting off a series of explo...
Fire at DRDO complex, no loss of life reported
A fire broke out in an underground magazine store of the DRDO at Chandipur, about 15 km from here th...
Social networks act as political rallying sites: Report
A Pew Research Center report released late Wednesday indicated that online social networks have beco...
Police research bureau without full-time chief for 4 months
Police`s research and development department has been functioning without a chief for nearly four mo...
Boston bombing suspect interacted with US professor over ‘Chechen’ origin research
A Massachusetts professor has said that the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, who is the subject of a...
India’s maiden Mars mission on time: ISRO
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said that its Rs 450-crore Mars Orbiter Mission, s...
Will `more than welcome` suggestions from AMU: Jitin Prasad
Union minister Jitin Prasad on Saturday said he was in favour of establishing a centre of the Counci...
Extinct Seychelles mud turtle species never existed: Study
Much ado about nothing! A Seychelles freshwater mud turtle species declared extinct, in fact never e...
Russia reopens drifting Arctic base
Russia has officially reopened the Barneo-2013 drifting base in the Arctic, the Russian Geographical...
US govt spent nearly $3.7mn on former presidents in 2012: Report
The US government spent nearly 3.7 million dollars on former presidents in 2012, according to an ana...
Researcher`s murder: Police releases sketches of 3 suspects
Police have released sketches of the three suspects in the murder case of 23-year-old research schol...
Agra researcher`s murder: 3 persons held
According to the police, information obtained from the girl`s laptop pointed a finger at a relative ...
China becomes world`s fifth largest arms exporter
China has bypassed Britain as the world`s fifth largest arms exporter, a Swedish think-tank said.
Netaji Research Bureau misusing funds, claims Bose family
Alleging misuse of government funds and distortion of history related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose...
DRDO computers `hacked`
The computers of highly-sensitive Defence Research and Development Organisation have reportedly been...
Skygazers can look forward to spotting PANSTARR comet
Skygazers will have something to look forward to this weekend as also the beginning of the coming we...
Twitter reaction doesn`t reflect public opinion: Study
A new study from the Pew Research Center has found that how people react on Twitter is often at odds...
Extreme weather due to man-made climate changes
Man-made climate changes may be behind extreme weather patterns that ravage the world such as the US...
Austrian scientists develop bionic proteins
Austrian scientists have developed nano particles that can mimic the function of proteins.
ISRO to launch seven satellites on Feb 25
The Indian space agency on February 25 will put into orbit, seven foreign satellites including an In...
Institutional decay plaguing intellectual life, says Ramesh
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday observed that academic institutions of repu...
SC notice on plea for scrutiny of intelligence agencies
The Supreme Court issued notice to the central government, Intelligence Bureau, Research and Analysi...
Asian immigrants` kids better off than US population
America`s 20 million adult US-born children of Asian and Hispanic immigrants are substantially bette...
New Halley Research Station can slide across ice
Britain’s new research base in Antartica can slide across the ice on ski-clad stilts.
Moon could have formed from Earth material
Scientists have come up with two new models to explain the age-old question of how Earth`s moon form...
Israeli hit damages Syrian chemical, biological research site
Israel`s recent daring air strike inside Syria may have damaged the Arab country`s main chemical and...
Comprehensive master plan for jail reforms in Punjab
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal directed Jails department to prepare a comprehensive maste...
Vasudeva Rao new atomic research centre chief
Distinguished scientist P.R. Vasudeva Rao took over as the new director of the Indira Gandhi Centre ...
Wild animals research centre to be set up at Vandalur zoo
A `Wild Animals Research Centre` will be soon set up by the Tamil Nadu government in the famous Vand...
Most research chimps should be retired: US panel
Chimpanzees, who have served an important role in advancing human health in the past, will no longer...
New technology makes driving on ice safer
An automatic detection system helps motorists avoid personal injuries and damage to vehicles on slip...
Penguins` efficient hunting techniques captured on cameras
Miniature cameras attached to Antarctic penguins have captured the bird`s speedy underwater hunting ...
Ex-ISRO engineer missing
A 55-year old former ISRO engineer from Bangalore, on a visit to his cousin`s family here, is missin...
First samples obtained from sub-glacial Antarctic lake
Russian researchers have obtained the first sample of transparent ice from the water of a unique sub...
Intelligence Bureau, RAW get new chiefs
Syed Asif Ibrahim and Alok Joshi took over as new chiefs of the country`s top snoop agencies Intelli...
Ice flow to ocean offsetting Antarctica`s ice gain: Study
A new study shows that a lot of the ice gain in the Antarctic ice sheet due to increased snowfall tr...
Need to promote research in state universities: UP Guv
Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi on Wednesday stressed on developing the state universities as the ce...
Students can access some DRDO laboratories
Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) laboratories not involved in strategic areas ca...
Antony reviews DRDO functioning
The CAG pulled up the DRDO for "deficiencies" and "procedural irregularities" in taking up projects.
Soon, smartphone app to sense your mood
Researchers have developed a new computer programme for smartphones that gauges human feelings throu...
Hindu group opposes controversial preacher Zakir Naik
A local Hindu group has come out strongly against the police decision to allow Zakir Naik to speak i...
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