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June 17, 2015 6:47 pm

Watching cat videos on the internet can not only entertain you, it may also boost your energy and positive emotions while reducing negative feelings, a new study has found.

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June 17, 2015 1:21 pm

The study found that elder abuse is common among community-dwelling older adults and is especially prevalent among minority older adults.

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June 17, 2015 1:18 pm

Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a new method to produce 'eco-friendly' aviation fuel from sugarcane biomass that could lead to substantial cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.

June 16, 2015 8:01 pm

Tihar jail authorities in association with Panchvati Yogashram and Nature Cure Centre has organised a one-month Yoga training camp for jail inmates, which will conclude a day before World Yoga Day on June 21.

June 15, 2015 5:23 pm

Indians are more interested about what is going on around them in the world than the citizens of any other country, a BBC survey has found.

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June 15, 2015 5:55 pm

The literature graduate said she was excited and wanted to travel to Delhi as early as possible to take up her responsibility.

June 13, 2015 9:32 pm

Ludmila Arredes, Alejo Lacone's 19-year-old cousin, said the clowns have given the child something to look forward to.

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June 12, 2015 1:39 pm

Chandigarh, Lucknow, Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru are the happiest cities in India.

June 12, 2015 11:31 am

Using ropes and chains, a group of climbers found him and carried the frightened 10-kilogram (22-pound) animal down from the craggy, icy mountain peak.

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June 11, 2015 1:24 pm

A six ­months ­old koala joey named Phantom, hugged his mother throughout her operation in Australia Hospital.

June 10, 2015 3:47 pm

A sensor for detecting various fatal diseases in advance, including HIV, has been developed.

June 10, 2015 4:40 pm

In a medical breakthrough, a 28-year-old woman has become the first person in the world to give birth to a healthy baby using ovarian tissue that was removed and frozen in her childhood.

June 8, 2015 10:34 pm

It all started when she was 5 years old. At that tender age, it broke Hailey's heart to see a homeless man and went ahead to help him.

June 8, 2015 5:41 pm

On the occasion of World Environment Day, a 15-day campaign has been launched by Hind Bhartiyam Foundation in association with Kavi - The Poetry-Art Project, which aims at curbing Delhi's pollution by making the city greener.

June 8, 2015 4:34 pm

The world's first artificial leg capable of simulating the feelings of a real limb.

June 6, 2015 1:31 pm

Having long hair meant enduring bullying from his peers who called him a girl and teased him for all these years.

June 5, 2015 7:13 pm

'Chhabeels' are counters put up along roads where water and milk are mixed with essence and sweetener and offered to thirsty people, motorists included.

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June 5, 2015 2:02 pm

Shah said he has been donating over 1 lakh saplings every year for the last 16 years and it has now become a sacrosanct for him.

June 3, 2015 2:50 pm

Brainprints or the way a human brain responds to certain words could soon take the place of passwords or fingerprints to verify a person's identity and ensure better security.

June 2, 2015 4:39 pm

Reshma right now is happy with her inner beauty, craving for more beauty makeovers, but probably she's too young to realise that there are little provisions to make her future secure.

June 2, 2015 12:43 pm

Scientists have identified Britain's oldest sauropod (plant-eaters) dinosaur from a fossil bone discovered on the Yorkshire coast.

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June 5, 2015 12:33 pm

Taking a leaf out of Eastern esoteric teachings of mindful living, if we can imbibe the lifestyle of careful consumption, seven billion souls will help the planet Earth to recoup herself and in turn make our lives better.

June 1, 2015 7:51 pm

For "inclusive human development in the country without accelerating emissions", an expert said renewables are the key.

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May 31, 2015 9:07 am

The first batch of about 200 personnel who man major traffic intersections and rotaries in the city has already been provided with these masks and sunglasses.

May 28, 2015 7:52 pm

Engender Health - a leading global women's health organisation will develop stickers containing pictures of all modern family planning methods.

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May 27, 2015 5:50 pm

The project is being executed by Robust Solution, a Kolkata-based start-up enterprise implementing the project for HLL Lifecare.

May 27, 2015 12:38 pm

Zostel has a presence in key tourist locations in Rajasthan (Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur), Uttar Pradesh (Agra, Varanasi), Delhi and Goa. And the list is getting longer.

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May 27, 2015 10:01 am

The bill would require big supermarket chains to donate goods no longer fit for sale to charities or to farms for use as animal feed or compost.

May 26, 2015 6:24 pm

India has become the preferred choice for many African students to pursue higher education, besides other international students, who are opting to study in India for diverse reasons.

May 27, 2015 6:05 pm

A nationwide programme focused at the conservation of mahseer was launched recently. It is aimed at spreading awareness about the mighty fish, which weighs up to 26 kg and grows up to nine feet.

May 26, 2015 12:40 pm

Blocking a second protein linked to blood vessel growth, along with one that is already well-known, could offer a new way to treat and prevent a blinding eye disease caused by diabetes.

May 26, 2015 11:57 am

An Australian company lighting India's slums with solar energy is providing a solution to the problem of deadly air pollution in India's poorest areas.

May 25, 2015 7:20 pm

A seven-year-old boy from West Bengal, Dildar Sheikh, who developed a major cancerous tumour on his lower back, successfully underwent a surgery at a city hospital.

May 25, 2015 5:55 pm

A rare pure white sparrow has been spotted in Australia, leaving ornithologists all aflutter today.

May 25, 2015 5:09 pm

A Sikh man from India, who made international headlines after he broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child in New Zealand, has been presented with a truckload of new furniture.

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May 24, 2015 10:42 am

Sunny the dog made headlines when someone found him on May 12