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New mum Victoria Azarenka all set to return to WTA at Stanford

Azarenka, a two-time Australian Open champion, launched her 2016 campaign with back-to-back titles at Indian Wells and Miami, but missed the rest of the season after announcing she was expecting Leo in December.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

This drone can perch on walls, ceilings like a spider – Watch!

In order to perch on a vertical surface, the quadcopter drone flies gently right into a wall, using it’s tail, pitches up on its side.

May 16, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

Gene tweaking helped humans walk upright: Study

Researchers at Stanford University have identified a change in gene expression between humans and primates that may have helped give us an edge to walk upright.

Jan 09, 2016, 00:20 AM IST

Young exoplanet set to become Jupiter 2.0

A team of astronomers has discovered a Jupiter-like planet within a young system that could serve as a decoder ring for understanding how planets formed around our Sun.
 

Aug 14, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Angelique Kerber outlasts Karolina Pliskova to win Stanford title

Germany`s Angelique Kerber claimed her fourth title of 2015 by outlasting rising star Karolina Pliskova in a three-set marathon final at the WTA Tour`s Stanford tournament on Sunday.

Aug 10, 2015, 08:44 AM IST

Govt will go all out to support Bihar in a big way: Jaitley

Promising that the Centre will go "all out" to support Bihar in a "big way", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday said the government is likely to announce projects and schemes in a few weeks time to assist the resource-rich state.

Jun 23, 2015, 10:43 AM IST

Shah Rukh Khan meets Stanford University students in Mumbai

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan met a few select students of the prestigious Stanford University here Thursday, and shared some of his life's experiences with them, including learning that "frailties and failures need to be celebrated".

Dec 18, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

Serena Williams qualifies for WTA Finals in Singapore

Four-time and defending champion Serena Williams is the first player to qualify for the year-ending WTA Finals to be held in Singapore Oct 17-26, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced Saturday.

Sep 06, 2014, 20:34 PM IST

US bound Parimarjan Negi unsure if he would now qualify to play for India

GM Parimarjan Negi, who is leaving for the United States on Saturday to pursue his university degree at Stanford, is not sure whether current rules will allow him to play in team events for India in near future.

Sep 05, 2014, 21:39 PM IST

Serena Williams on song in WTA return at Stanford

Serena Williams put a worrying Wimbledon behind her Wednesday, launching her build-up to the US Open with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Karolina Pliskova at Stanford.

Jul 31, 2014, 10:11 AM IST

Varvara Lepchenko shocks Agnieszka Radwanska in Stanford

Unseeded Varvara Lepchenko toppled second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA hardcourt tournament at Stanford.

Jul 31, 2014, 09:44 AM IST

US lawmaker to be awarded for strengthening Indo-US relations

An American lawmaker from the southernmost US state of Connecticut has been selected for the `Friend of India` award for his contribution in strengthening Indo-US relationship.

Jun 06, 2014, 06:43 AM IST

Up grade online

Will an online qualification affect your job prospects? Gauri Rane talks to experts to know more.

Apr 01, 2014, 18:22 PM IST

Serena Williams returns to top 100 after title win

Serena Williams has returned to the top 100 in the women`s rankings after winning her first title in more than a year at Stanford on Sunday.

Aug 02, 2011, 09:58 AM IST

Serena Williams returns to top 100 after title win

Serena Williams has returned to the top 100 in the women`s rankings after winning her first title in more than a year at Stanford on Sunday.

Aug 02, 2011, 09:58 AM IST

Azarenka, Sharapova, Serena headline Stanford

Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova head the field for the WTA hardcourt tournament that starts on Monday with Serena Williams lurking dangerously as her injury comeback continues.

Jul 24, 2011, 10:02 AM IST

Azarenka, Sharapova, Serena headline Stanford

Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova head the field for the WTA hardcourt tournament that starts on Monday with Serena Williams lurking dangerously as her injury comeback continues.

Jul 24, 2011, 10:02 AM IST

Now, battery that makes electricity from water

A battery that makes electricity from water has been developed by Stanford researchers.

Mar 31, 2011, 00:22 AM IST

Now, battery that makes electricity from water

A battery that makes electricity from water has been developed by Stanford researchers.

Mar 31, 2011, 00:22 AM IST

ECB faces legal threat over “ill-gotten” Stanford gains

England and Wales Cricket board faces the threat of legal action to return 3.5 million dollars it received from Allen Stanford.

Feb 04, 2011, 00:00 AM IST