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Indian-Americans form 3rd largest Asian population in US

 Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri is one of the first Indian-Americans to win the title. AP Photo

Indian-Americans numbering 3.34 million are the third largest Asian community in the US, after people from China ...

Male Twitter users biased towards women: study

Gender bias may be real on Twitter as conversations among men on the social networking website feature fewer mentions of women, a new study has found. Reuters File Photo

Gender bias may be real on Twitter as conversations among men on the social networking website feature fewer mentions of women, a new study has...

New method to treat cocaine addiction effectively

There is hardly any effective medications for cocaine addiction, but researchers have now discovered a new compound that can halt cocaine addiction, raising hope for new treatment for drug addicts. DH file photo. For representation purpose

There is hardly any effective medications for cocaine addiction, but researchers have now discovered a new compound that can halt...

BBC's Top Gear apologises for racist remark

British television series Top Gear's producer has apologised for broadcasting a 'light-hearted' joke by its host Jeremy Clarkson that sparked a complaint of racism by an India-origin actress. Photo courtesy: Jeremy Clarkson facebook page

British television series Top Gear's producer has apologised for broadcasting a 'light-hearted' joke by its host...

Pentagon plans to replace flight crews with 'full-time' robots

Pentagon's research arm has come up with a plan to replace flight crews with 'full-time' robots and turn the pilot into a high-level 'mission supervisor' issuing commands through a touch screen. DH photo. For representation purpose

Pentagon's research arm has come up with a plan to replace flight crews with 'full-time' robots and turn the pilot into...

With awards, Bollywood shows growing imprint in US

This July 6, 2013 file photo shows Bollywood actors Sridevi and Prabhu Deva performing during the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Macau. The IIFA is holding its annual awards ceremony in Tampa this week. The city is an unusual choice for the awards extravaganza, but tourism officials hope it will be an economic boon to Tampa, which has hosted four Super Bowls and the Republican National Convention. AP Photo

Bollywood this week throws its premier awards event for the first time in the United States, which has quietly become the leading ...

Monkey as math tutor for your kid!

Go tell this to your kid who is throwing tantrums at learning maths. According to a new research, even monkeys have the ability to use numbers and symbols to add up. DH File Photo

Go tell this to your kid who is throwing tantrums at learning maths. According to a new research, even monkeys have the...

An 'upside-down planet' discovered

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Like so many interesting discoveries, this one happened largely by accident. An astronomer has discovered an 'upside-down planet' ...

First embryonic stem cells cloned from human skin

Scientists have for the first time turned adult human skin cells into stem cells, which can grow into any type of tissue in the body, using cloning techniques. DH Illustration. For Representation Only.

Scientists have for the first time turned adult human skin cells into stem cells, which can grow into any type of tissue in the body,...

Cadbury India changes name to Mondelez India Foods Ltd

Cadbury India, a subsidiary of Mondelez International, today changed its name to Mondelez India Foods Limited. Reuters File Photo.

Cadbury India, a subsidiary of Mondelez International, today changed its name to Mondelez India Foods Limited.

Watch out for muggers while wearing Google Glass

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The early birds who bought $1,500 (Rs.90,000) wearable eyewear Google Glass that was sold for one day in the US last week ...

Pope makes call to spread faith at Easter vigil

Pope Francis lifts up the chalice as he leads a vigil mass during Easter celebrations at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican April 19, 2014. REUTERS

Pope Francis on today called on Catholics to bring the message of God "to the very ends of the earth" during an Easter vigil mass...

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