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Mars Mission completes 300 days in space

In a major boost to the Indian scientific community, the Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), on its maiden tryst with the red planet, has completed 300 days of its journey in space and is just 23 days away from reaching its intended orbit. DH file photo

In a major boost to the Indian scientific community, the Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), on its maiden tryst with...

Hateful content on Facebook bad for your brain

Are you exposed to reading homophobic, racist, misogynistic or other hateful content on Facebook? It may have a harmful effect on your brain in the long run. Reuters file photo. For representation purpose

Are you exposed to reading homophobic, racist, misogynistic or other hateful content on Facebook? It may have a harmful...

Beware! A dead snake may also bite

Snakes can be dangerous even after they are dead as they retain reflexes hours after death. AP photo. For representation purpose

Snakes can be dangerous even after they are dead as they retain reflexes hours after death. A snake's post-mortem movements...

India's tab mkt grows 9% in Q2; Samsung tops tally: IDC

Buoyed by improving business sentiment, the tablet market in India is showing signs of recovery with 9 per cent growth in sales at 0.85 million units in the April-June quarter, research firm IDC today said. AP photo

Buoyed by improving business sentiment, the tablet market in India is showing signs of recovery with 9 per cent growth in sales...

India 4th most affected by mobile malwares: F-Secure

Growing popularity of smartphones and rising data usage in India is also making the country a favourite among cyber criminals, who are increasingly attacking mobile phones using malware. PTI file photo. For representation purpose

Growing popularity of smartphones and rising data usage in India is also making the country a favourite among cyber criminals...

Earth's tectonic plates have doubled their speed: study

Earth's tectonic plates are moving faster now than at any point in the last 2 billion years, according to a new study. PTI file photo

Earth's tectonic plates are moving faster now than at any point in the last 2 billion years, according to a new study...

Dictionary reaches final definition after century

A 17-volume dictionary of medieval Latin has finally been completed by Oxford University researchers after more than a century of accumulating entries. AP file photo

A 17-volume dictionary of medieval Latin has finally been completed by Oxford University researchers after more than...

Harry to inherit mum Diana's 10m pound gift on 30th birthday

Britain's Prince Harry is set for a 10 million pound gift on his 30th birthday next month as his share of mother Princess Diana's inheritance. Reuters file photo

Britain's Prince Harry is set for a 10 million pound gift on his 30th birthday next month as his share of mother Princess Diana's...

New delivery vehicle holds promise against AIDS

Scientists have developed a sensory tested drug delivery vehicle that can protect women against the spread of sexually transmitted infections during unprotected intercourse. AP photo for representation purpose

Scientists have developed a sensory tested drug delivery vehicle that can protect women against the spread of sexually...

Nail polish to prevent sexual assault!

Undergraduate students, including an India-origin boy, in the US have invented a nail polish that can test a drink to see if it is laced with drugs commonly used in sexual assault cases. Screen grab

Undergraduate students, including an India-origin boy, in the US have invented a nail polish that can test a drink to see...

'Thank you' turns new acquaintance into friends

 Thanking a new acquaintance for their help makes them more likely to seek an ongoing social relationship with you, a new study indicates. AP photo for representation purpose

Expressing gratitude is not just a good habit, it may help you win friends too. Thanking a new acquaintance for their help...

Computer games may give you larger English vocabulary

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg and Karlstad University in Sweden found that young people who play a lot of interactive English computer games gain an advantage in terms of their English vocabulary compared with those who do not play or only play a little. DH photo

Scientists have found that those who play computer games regularly have a larger English vocabulary than non-players. Researchers...

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India's Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after bowling England's Eoin Morgan

India's Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after bowling England's Eoin Morgan

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