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Wish granted: Six-year-old boy is garbage man for a day

Published on 27-Jul-2016
Ethan, garbage man for the day, made a series of stops in Sacramento to collect trash and recyclables from places like the fire station and CalEPA, where his father works. Screenshot

Ethan Dean has always dreamed of being a garbage man. Yesterday, the 6-year-old lived that fantasy: riding shot gun...

Cockroach 'milk' to be transformed into a food supplement?

Published on 27-Jul-2016
Scientists have found that the Pacific Beetle Cockroach feeds its bug babies a formula which is remarkably rich in protein, fat and sugar. File Photo for representation.

Energy-rich cockroach 'milk' may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates...

Over six lakh people die every year due to cancer in India: Govt

Published on 26-Jul-2016
It said that around seven per cent of all deaths in the country are due to various types of cancers. Reuters image for representation purpose

With over six lakh people succumbing to cancer every year and more than ten lakh new cases are reported in the country...

Man removed from plane for 'burping' at passengers in UK

Published on 26-Jul-2016
The plane was travelling from Alicante to Liverpool when the man was detained by police at Liverpool John Lennon Airport yesterday.

A 53-year-old man was removed and detained from a Liverpool-bound Ryanair plane by police...

Kalam's unfulfilled dream of celebrating brother's 100th b'day

Published on 26-Jul-2016
A P J Abdul Kalam. DH file photo

A P J Abdul Kalam had planned a "big surprise party" for his elder brother who would turn 100 this November...

Tiger mauls woman to death in Chinese wildlife park (video)

Published on 25-Jul-2016

Siberian tigers at a Chinese wildlife park here have mauled a woman to death while badly injuring one of her companion...

Mumbai Police caution gamers playing 'PokemonGo' on city roads

Published on 25-Jul-2016
The reality game, which was first released in the US, Australia and New Zealand, is now available in more than 30 countries and has turned into a global phenomenon. DH Photo.

With the Pokemon Go, a new location- based augmented reality game, becoming a rage among youngsters, the Mumbai Police have cautioned people...

I can have more than one wedding, says Kangana Ranaut

Published on 24-Jul-2016
Actress Kangana Ranaut. File photo

Actress Kangana Ranaut has quipped she is open to walking down the aisle more than once in her life...

Presley and Jackson became more popular after death: Big B

Published on 24-Jul-2016
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan. PTI file photo

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes death proved to be more valuable to global icons Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson...

Now, robot therapist to help relieve muscle strains

Published on 24-Jul-2016
Emma, or Short for Expert Manipulative Massage Automation, a robotic arm with a 3D-printed massage tip, can resolve some of the challenges faced by sports therapy clinics. Video grab

Suffering from back pain? A robotic massage therapist developed by a Singapore-based start up...

Photo Gallery
Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

CRPF personnel march during their 77th anniversary function at Kadarpur in Gurgaon on Wednesday....

CRPF personnel march during their 77th anniversary function at Kadarpur in Gurgaon on Wednesday....

Commuters walk with their belongings as buses were off the roads as the KSRTC employees' strike...

Commuters walk with their belongings as buses were off the roads as the KSRTC employees' strike...

Girls applying Henna in a competition organised as part of the Teej Festival at a school...

Girls applying Henna in a competition organised as part of the Teej Festival at a school...

Farmers cutting the ripened paddy plants in a flooded locality at Hajo in Kamrup district...

Farmers cutting the ripened paddy plants in a flooded locality at Hajo in Kamrup district...

Boys walk with an umbrella during rains in Srinagar on Wednesday...

Boys walk with an umbrella during rains in Srinagar on Wednesday...

A boy rows his makeshift raft in the weed covered Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad...

A boy rows his makeshift raft in the weed covered Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad...

A One-horned Rhino swims through flood waters in Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday...

A One-horned Rhino swims through flood waters in Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday...

Buffaloes being herded to a safer place from flood affected Singimari Village in Kamrup district...

Buffaloes being herded to a safer place from flood affected Singimari Village in Kamrup district...

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