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UAE-based Indian breaks record for largest greetings card

Dubai, Jan 2 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian expat has broken the world record for the largest 'Pop up Greetings Card' record, the media reported...

More Indians now hiding real identities on Facebook, YouTube

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) There has been a substantial increase in social media profiles by Indians who hide their real names, photos and...

Jupiter, Saturn to look like double planet for 1st time in...

New York, Nov 25 (IANS) A rare celestial treat awaits stargazers the world over as two of our solar system's largest planets, Jupiter and...

Oxford English Dictionary names ‘words of the year’

London, Nov 24 (IANS) Oxford English Dictionary (OED) announced on Monday for the first time that it has chosen not to name one single...

US remains top choice for Indian students for higher education

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Despite the coronavirus pandemic, around 2,00,000 Indian students chose the US as their destination to pursue higher education in...

Earth-sized rogue planet found floating in the Milky Way

London, Nov 1 (IANS) Scientists have discovered in the Milky Way an Earth-sized free-floating rogue planet which does not orbit any star. Rogue planets are...

Move from early warnings to early action: Report

Geneva, Oct 13 (IANS) Over the past 50 years, more than 11,000 disasters have been attributed to weather, climate and water-related hazards, involving two...

The Indian royals who modelled for first vaccine in the world

London, Sep 23 (IANS) Krishnaraja Wodiyar III was the new ruler of the southern Indian kingdom of Mysore when Devajammani arrived at the royal...

Indian-origin author Avni Doshi’s ‘Burnt Sugar’ in 2020 Booker Prize longlist

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Indian-origin author Avni Doshi's "Burnt Sugar" and two titles from Bloomsbury - "Apeirogon" by Colum McCann and "Such a...

Entire earth vibrating less due to Covid-19 lockdowns: Study

London, July 24 (IANS) In a study conducted in 117 countries, researchers have found that the world is experiencing the most dramatic reduction in...