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Floral celebrations by the blooming buds

Floral celebrations by the blooming buds

The students of Sister Nivedita School, Ameerpet, Hyderabad had come into the festive mood well in advance as the school celebrated the co
21 Sep 2017, 10:24 PM IST
IIT-R working on low-cost method for detection of early skin cancer

IIT-R working on low-cost method for detection of early skin cancer

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar are working on a new, personalised and cost-effective method for detection of early
21 Sep 2017, 10:20 PM IST
How Milky Way differs from other galaxies

How Milky Way differs from other galaxies

Our galaxy, which is home to Earth and its solar system, might not be as "typical" as previously thought, and therefore Milky Way-based mode
21 Sep 2017, 09:50 PM IST
Abnormal magnesium levels linked to dementia: Study

Abnormal magnesium levels linked to dementia: Study

People with both high and low levels of magnesium -- an important electrolyte needed for proper muscle and nerve function -- in their blood
21 Sep 2017, 09:48 PM IST
These tiny frogs can't hear their own calls

These tiny frogs can't hear their own calls

Two species of pumpkin toadlets, which are among the smallest frogs in the world and found on the leaf litter of Brazil's Atlantic forest,
21 Sep 2017, 09:46 PM IST

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Jai Mahishmati, nay, Amaravati!

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life, and it is the main obstacle between you and a shitty f
16 Sep 2017, 04:09 AM IST

KCR’s unscrupulous U-turn

This September 17 is the 70th Independence Day of Telangana State. The people of Telangana and a few parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra were denied the opportunity of freedom even
15 Sep 2017, 04:22 AM IST

Hindi Diwas celebrated at Sister Nivedita School

Hindi Diwas was celebrated in The Play School and Primary wings of the Sister Nivedita School, Ameerpet on 14th September. A small skit was enacted by highlighting the importance o
14 Sep 2017, 11:09 PM IST

IIT Hyd bags Swacchta Award of Ministry of Human Resource Development

In recognition of Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad’s role in uplifting villages under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) initiative, the Union Ministry of Human Resource Developm
14 Sep 2017, 11:07 PM IST

Flexible electronic ‘skin’ may lend robots a sense of touch

Scientists have developed a soft, flexible artificial skin integrated with stretchable electronics that could allow robots to have a sense of touch. Researchers from University of
14 Sep 2017, 11:03 PM IST

Mars has a porous crust, says NASA study

Mars's crust is not as dense as previously thought and a lower density likely means that at least part of the Red Planet's crust is relatively porous, says a new NASA study.
14 Sep 2017, 10:51 PM IST

New software to help create privacy-friendly apps

Scientists have developed a software that enables app developers to access the smartphone data they need for app functionality while assuring users that their private information
14 Sep 2017, 10:45 PM IST

Reasons for slow GDP growth rate & associated factors

Data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed the economy grew 5.7% in April-June, the first quarter of the current fiscal year, slower than the previous quarters 6.1
14 Sep 2017, 10:10 PM IST

Is new Secretariat plan a ruse to take over lake-view land?

A few months into his chief minister ship, in November 2014, K Chandrashekar Rao had declared that in his vision the Hussain Sagar Lake would be the ‘jewel in the crown’ of Hyd
14 Sep 2017, 03:23 AM IST

Differences between Parliamentary and Presidential Forms of Government

The executive is not separated from the legislature. The members of council of ministers are the members of legislature.
13 Sep 2017, 10:36 PM IST

Toxic nanoparticles in tattoo inks may harm your immune system

Getting a permanent tattoo can cause toxic nanoparticles to travel inside the body, leading to chronic enlargement of the lymph nodes - an important part of our immune system, a st
13 Sep 2017, 10:27 PM IST

Flexible rechargeable battery to power pacemakers

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have designed a flexible and organic alternative to the rigid batteries that power up medical implants, thereby potentially increasing
13 Sep 2017, 10:21 PM IST

India among most optimistic in hiring plans; momentum slows

India is among the most optimistic globally in terms of hiring outlook of companies, but the pace has faltered considerably over the past year as companies still remain cautious, M
12 Sep 2017, 09:45 PM IST

IIIT-H to host talk show to improve gender relations

IIIT Hyderabad to host a talk show with Jessica Lynn, post operation, a transgender woman from California in KCIS Auditorium at its campus at Gachibowli.
12 Sep 2017, 09:37 PM IST

IIT-R plans to introduce ‘Early Earthquake Warning’ system

The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is working towards deploying the ‘Early Earthquake Warning’ system across major cities in the northern belt of India.
12 Sep 2017, 09:35 PM IST

Novel genetic variant causing schizophrenia identified

Scientists have identified a rare genetic variant that may have a fundamental role in the development of schizophrenia -- a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects over 21
12 Sep 2017, 09:31 PM IST

Gut bacteria can hack into body clock to make you fat

In a study that may someday lead to new strategies to fight obesity, scientists have found that gut bacteria, or microbiome, regulates fat uptake and storage by hacking into and ch
12 Sep 2017, 09:29 PM IST

Our ancestors were high-flying acrobats

Our prehuman ancestors were high-flying acrobats as they mastered the task of leaping through the trees, a 52-million-year-old ankle fossil found in France suggests.
12 Sep 2017, 09:27 PM IST

Cassini makes final flyby of Titan before death plunge

On its course for the September 15 plunge into Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has made the "goodbye kiss" flyby of the planet's giant moon Titan.
12 Sep 2017, 09:16 PM IST

Plight of domestic workers

One RTI applicant, Vandana, asked for information on the number of construction workers, domestic workers and women workers in the country, who have received maternity benefits in
12 Sep 2017, 03:43 AM IST