Pitch range produced by Vocal Cords: Study

New York, June 20 - Vocal cords are able to produce a wide range of sound frequencies because of the larynx's ability to stretch vocal cords and the cords' molecular composition, finds...

Brexit news shaves 1,000 points off India’s Sensex, rupee dips

As news spread that Britain has opted out of the European Union (Brexit) in a historic referendum, key Indian indices dived deep into the red and were trading some 4 per...

Apara Mehta replaces Ketki Dave in ‘Naya Mahisagar’

Mumbai, June 20 - TV actress Apara Mehta has replaced Ketki Dave as 'dadi-saas' of family-drama 'Naya Mahisagar'. She says she is excited to be a part of the show."I am delighted...
21 killed in J&K army camp attack

21 killed in J&K army camp attack

Srinagar, Sep 18 - Seventeen soldiers and four militants were killed on Sunday during an attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri town, defence officials said.According to the officials,...

Brexit speculation shaking global economy: World Bank

New Delhi, June 21 - With two more days to go for the crucial referendum on Britain's continuance in the European Union, speculation over its exit (Brexit) is making the global economy...
Looters from Delhi trying to loot Goa now, says Parrikar

Looters from Delhi trying to loot Goa now, says Parrikar

Panaji, July 6 - Taking oblique potshots at the Aam Aadmi Party and its political fray in Goa, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said "looters from Delhi" now had designs to loot...

Heavy rains cause waterlogging, traffic snarls in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 31. Heavy rains on Wednesday morning caused waterlogging in many areas and massive traffic gridlocks in the national capital, stranding people on the roads.Traffic helpline officials told IANS that...
Rodrigo Duterte sworn-in as new Philippine President

Rodrigo Duterte sworn-in as new Philippine President

Manila, June 30 - Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday was sworn in as the 16th president of the Philippines, after a landslide election victory in May.Supreme Court Associate Justice Bienvenido Reyes administered Duterte's...
Modi arrives in Mozambique

Modi arrives in Mozambique

Maputo (Mozambique), July 7 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Mozambique on Thursday morning, the first leg of his four-nation tour to Africa.“An early morning arrival in Mozambique. Important talks await...
RBI's cash for wedding rules: Rude jokes on happy occasion

RBI’s cash for wedding rules: Rude jokes on happy occasion

New Delhi, Nov 24 - News of a wedding being called off here on account of the cash crunch following the recent demonetisation of high value currency notes starkly highlights some...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...