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Delhi's Patiala House Court takes cognisance against Shashi Tharoor over his 'scorpion' remark

Delhi's Patiala House Court on Friday took cognisance on criminal defamation complaint against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor over his 'scorpion' remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Nov 16, 2018, 15:42 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi had dubbed opposition scorpion in 1984: Prakash Javadekar

He also accused the Congress of "indirectly supporting" Maoists and said the BJP governments at the Centre and in Chhattisgarh were determined to finish the Naxal menace in the coming years.

Oct 29, 2018, 09:28 AM IST

This footage of skeletal sun bears begging visitors for food at Bandung zoo is distressing – Watch!

Visitors were filmed throwing candy and crackers into the enclosure in an attempt to feed the starving animals. 

Jan 19, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

Bizarre! Smoking dead scorpions new fave for Pakistani addicts?

Sohbat, who started smoking dead scorpions at the age of 20, used to buy them from a vendor at Jalil Kabab house for just Rs1 or 2.

Apr 18, 2016, 17:40 PM IST

How scorpions got their venomous sting

A team of researchers has found that a common protein used as part of the scorpion`s immune system was the origin of the scorpion`s venom.

Jan 26, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

How scorpion got its deadly sting!

One small genetic mutation leads to a non-toxic protein turning into venom, giving scorpions their deadly sting, shows research.

Jan 15, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

Soon, scorpion venom-based painkillers

Scorpion venom could be used as an alternative to dangerous and addictive painkillers like morphine, an expert has claimed.

Feb 17, 2010, 13:17 PM IST

Soon, scorpion venom-based painkillers

Scorpion venom could be used as an alternative to dangerous and addictive painkillers like morphine, an expert has claimed.

Feb 17, 2010, 00:00 AM IST