Tuesday, Nov 20


India, African nations account for 80% of malaria: WHO

India and 15 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for almost 80 percent of the malaria cases reported globally last year, according to a WHO report which notes that a whopping 1.25 billion people in India were at the risk of…

Thursday, Oct 4


Astronauts return to Earth from ISS amid US-Russia rift

NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold and Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos touched down on steppe land southeast of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan at the expected time of 1145 GMT. Image courtesy: Drew Feustel twitter. Two American ...


Ronaldo calls rape 'abominable', deny charges

Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday denied accusations made by a former American model that he raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and justified his conscience. Lawyers for his accuser Kathryn Mayorga later hit back, saying that their client…

Monday, Sep 24


Maldives opposition leader wins presidential poll


The strongman leader of the Maldives on Monday conceded defeat in the presidential election, easing fears of a fresh political crisis in the archipelago at the centre of a battle for influence between India and China. “The Maldivian people…

Friday, Sep 14


Stop oil import from Iran or face curbs: US


The US has told India and other countries to cut oil imports from Iran to “zero” by November 4 or face sanctions, making it clear that there would be no waivers to anyone. The US is prepared to take the “strongest action” against countries…

Thursday, Sep 6


Poor grades? Blame your genes, scientists say

Children's ability to score better grades may be encoded in their DNA, say scientists who found that around two-thirds of individual differences in academic achievement can be explained by comparing genes. For many years, research has…

Sunday, Sep 2


Metro piers turn into garbage blackspots on Tumakuru Rd

The BBMP has created a garbage blackspot in front of swanky stores on Tumakuru Road, near 8th Mile, T Dasarahalli. Piles of solid waste lay in every corner of Namma Metro pillars along the road, residents complain. They find it difficult…

Saturday, Sep 1


Water worlds could support life: Study

The conditions for life surviving on planets entirely covered in water are more fluid than previously thought, opening up the possibility that water worlds could be habitable, according to a study. Scientists have assumed that planets…

Sunday, Aug 12


India in dire straits in second innings


On the opening day of the second Test, the Indian batting was exposed ruthlessly by the English bowlers in rainy weather. Now they will be hoping the same rain comes to their rescue after being pushed down the abyss again by the…

Monday, Jul 30


Human trafficking: SWR rescues 1100 kids in one year


South Western Railways (SWR) rescued more than 1,100 children from human traffickers over the last 12 months in its operation 'Nanhe Pharishte' (innocent angels). Railway officials surmised that there is usually a peak in child trafficking…

Sunday, Jul 29


ePahani system a big hit, RTC is now just a click away


When the ePahani or online RTC (Record of Rights, Tenancy and Crops) system was launched early this year, it was feared that people in rural areas, especially farmers, may not benefit much from the system. Almost six months down the line,…

Tuesday, Jul 24


X-ray finds first evidence of a star devouring a planet

For nearly a century, astronomers have puzzled over the curious variability of young stars residing in the Taurus-Auriga constellation some 450 light years from Earth. One star, in particular, has drawn astronomers' attention. Now,…

Thursday, Jul 19


United's 'very bad' pre-season worries Mourinho


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is worried by the absence of key players from the club's pre-season training camp in the United States, saying that the situation was "very bad" ahead of the Premier League campaign. United are…

Wednesday, Jul 18


VLSI/ESDM incubation centre opened


Hubballi got a unique facility when the VLSI/ESDM incubation centre to promote startups in this sector was opened at the KLE Tech Park at KLE Technological University (KLETU) here on Tuesday. Karnataka Biotechnology & Information…

Tuesday, Jul 17


Root, Morgan guide England to 8-wkt win; win series 2-1

England scripted a remarkable turnaround in the limited over series against India by clinching the three-match ODI rubber 2-1 after cantering to a facile eight-win in the series-deciding final ODI here today. Joe Root (100) hit a second…

Sunday, Jul 15


Bannanje Sanjeev Suvarna honoured with Kalaranga award


Veteran scholar Bannanje Govindacharya said attempts are made to turn Yakshagana extinct as the recent plays use modern artistic movements that are totally different from the traditional. He was speaking at the felicitation programme to…

Saturday, Jul 14


No basic facilities for villagers in Nemmar


Even after seventy years of independence, the villagers under Nemmar Gram Panchayat limits in Sringeri, have not been able to get basic amenities. People of Kumbragodu, Koogodu, Balekadi, Kyakarike, Kesagodu, Adikesu, Hemmige, Meenagaradi…


Battle of will set to unfold

Croatia will hope that their fierce desperation to accomplish the greatest sporting achievement in the nation's short life will enable them to lift their battered bodies for one, last assault on France in Sunday's World Cup final. Equally…

Wednesday, Jul 11


Life term for surviving member of neo-Nazi murder cell


The only surviving member of a German neo-Nazi cell behind a shocking series of racist murders was on Wednesday sentenced to life in prison, capping one of the longest and politically charged trials of the post-war period. Beate Zschaepe,…

Sunday, Jul 8


Car vibrations make drivers sleepy: Study

Natural vibrations of cars make people sleepier, affecting concentration and alertness levels just 15 minutes after drivers get behind the wheel, a study has found. With about 20 per cent of fatal road crashes involving driver fatigue,…

Friday, Jul 6


Three including a minor held for boy's murder

Kalaburagi police have arrested three youth, including a minor, for the murder of a 10-year-old boy in Afzalpur recently, according to Superintendent of Police N Shashikumar. Addressing a press conference here, on Friday, the SP said that…

Wednesday, Jul 4


Kuldeep is very lethal, says Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes "lethal" left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav will have a pivotal role to play during the rest of his side's tour of England. Kuldeep produced a man-of-the-match display as he finished with 5-24 in India…

Tuesday, Jul 3


Facebook bug unblocks unwanted connections for a bit

Facebook said it is notifying more than 800,000 users that a software bug temporarily unblocked people at the social network and its Messenger service. The glitch active between May 29 and June 5 has been fixed, according to Facebook,…


Japan stunned by manner of defeat, admits coach Nishino

Japan coach Akira Nishino admitted his desperate disappointment after seeing the Blue Samurai bow out of the World Cup in an agonising 3-2 defeat against Belgium on Monday in the last 16. "I feel it was a tragedy, but I have to accept the…

Monday, Jul 2


'Gautam Gambhir will take all key cricketing decisions'

Cornered during the 17-month regime of Court-appointed administrator Justice Vikramajit Sen, senior opener Gautam Gambhir will be back as "government nominee" in DDCA, informed newly elected secretary Vinod Tihara. The two-time world…


'Not end of world for Murray,' says Federer

Roger Federer believes Andy Murray made the right decision to withdraw from Wimbledon, insisting it's "not the end of the world" for the two-time winner. Murray, 31, pulled out on Sunday, less than 24 hours before the start of the…


Teen poverty to NBA stardom,LeBron lives Hollywood tale

LeBron James has already beaten the odds just by rising from the poor son of a single teenage mother to become one of the world's highest-paid sports superstars. Now the three-time NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, ranked by…


Suicide bomber targets Sikhs, Hindus in Afghan; 19 dead

A suicide bomber targeted a convoy of Sikhs and Hindus on their way to meet Afghanistan's president in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people. Inamullah Miakhail, spokesman for the provincial hospital in…

Sunday, Jul 1


Rajapaksa denies allegations of Chinese funding

Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa today dismissed a media report that claimed China had funded his unsuccessful 2015 presidential re-run. "No contribution was made by China to my 2015 presidential election campaign," Rajapaksa…

Saturday, Jun 30


High time Ranbir gets married, says Rishi Kapoor


Ranbir Kapoor may be enjoying the blockbuster opening of his film "Sanju", but his father Rishi Kapoor now wants him to get married. The 65-year-old veteran actor today said it is "high time" that Ranbir and his best friend Ayan Mukerji…