Does meditation heal back pain?

Can meditation and yoga banish back pain This belief might be just as effective as cognitive behavioural therapy a common technique involving relaxation and education In fact, both could be more effective than popping an overthecounter pain reliever

15 Jan 2019, 01:33 AM IST

IIIT-H helping crowd control at mega melas

In July 2015, the Godavari Pushkaralu took place at Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh and it was believed to be a Maha Pushkaralu, one that takes place once in 144 years Handling the r
07 Jan 2019, 11:44 PM IST

Time up for reinvention?

The year 2016 was the year of reflection from the election of Donald Trump and Brexit to the revenge of the rich in the already developed world 2017 belonged to weird weather the
07 Jan 2019, 03:18 AM IST

Worms may hold key to longer, stronger life: Study

Scientists have uncovered a cause of declining motor function and increased frailty in tiny ageing worms and a way to slow it down
05 Jan 2019, 12:07 AM IST

Forecasters looking in wrong place when predicting tornadoes

Weather forecasters may be looking in the wrong place when working to issue tornado warnings, according to a study Historically, there have been a wide number of conflicting theori
02 Jan 2019, 01:05 AM IST

Didn't win ‘Bigg Boss’, but ruled it: Sreesanth

Former Indian cricketer Sreesanth, who lost the Bigg Boss 12 trophy to actress Dipika Kakar, says that he did not win the show, but ended up winning thousands of hearts Though I ha
01 Jan 2019, 01:56 AM IST

Indian IT industry goes digital

Embracing disruptive technologies to stay ahead of the curve, the buoyant Indian IT industry made digital business its growth driver in 2018, despite facing a shortage of skills an
28 Dec 2018, 01:39 AM IST

Year of many new beginnings for Indian space sector

The year 2018 could be termed as one of several new beginnings for the Indian space agency the political sanction for a manned Gaganyaan mission, operationlisation of the heaviest
23 Dec 2018, 03:21 AM IST

Modi unmade India: Yashwant Sinha

GDP numbers are misleading, RBIs autonomy is in extreme danger and demonetisation is the biggest banking scam, former finance minister Yashwant Sinha claims in his new bookHe also
23 Dec 2018, 03:05 AM IST

Band, baaja and business in season of baraats

It is the season to be jolly and perhaps also to be married or at least attend one of the many big fat Indian weddings, gilded with glitter and set to bhangra, disco and garba tune
22 Dec 2018, 04:11 AM IST

Proposed NMC Bill not in public interest: IMA

The Government of India has proposed National Medical Commission Bill 2017 2018, which when adopted would result in repeal of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 The nature of the pro
17 Dec 2018, 11:25 PM IST

Zoramthanga’s loyalty to Mizo cause helps him return to power

Militant leaderturnedpolitician, Zoramthangas intense acumen took his party, the Mizo National Front MNF, to govern Mizoram, the countrys second least populous State, for a third t
16 Dec 2018, 03:14 AM IST

Will human rights turn around in 2019?

2018 has been a difficult year for human rights in South Asia Crackdowns on the Right to Freedom of Expression intensified across the region Enforced disappearances continued to sc
16 Dec 2018, 03:11 AM IST

Welfare schemes helped KCR storm back to power

The welfare schemes implemented during the last fourandahalf years more than Telangana pride appear to have helped K Chandrashekhar Rao lead his Telangana Rashtra Samithi TRS to a
12 Dec 2018, 02:46 PM IST

Verdict in Hindi heartland states gives Congress hope for 2019

The Congress recorded its bestever performance against the BJP since the disastrous 2014 Lok Sabha polls capturing power in the three Hindi heartland states and reviving its hopes
12 Dec 2018, 02:15 PM IST

Blow to BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The results in the Hindi heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan came as a major shock for the Bharatiya Janata Party BJP, which has won all the major states
12 Dec 2018, 10:18 AM IST

KCR: A Cong foot soldier who became mascot of Telangana pride

From living a life of near anonymity as a Congress foot soldier to becoming the mascot of Telangana pride who brought down the then mighty Congress to its knees and wrested stateho
12 Dec 2018, 02:23 AM IST

The pilot who helped Congress land a victory in Rajasthan

He flies planes, loves to drive and has helped steer the Congress from the depths of defeat in 2013 to the highs of victory in Rajasthan Sachin Pilot may not become chief minister
11 Dec 2018, 11:58 PM IST

Down under, India is thunder…

The victory at the Adelaide Oval on Monday is only Indias sixth Down Under and the sweetest as it was hard fought and came 10 years after Anil Kumbles team won at, of all venues Pe
10 Dec 2018, 11:10 PM IST

Regional parties, new electoral box offices

Regional political parties are Indias new electoral box offices After the historic majority to a single party in 2014, they were almost written off But now analysts speculate they
09 Dec 2018, 03:05 AM IST

Traditional media to co-exist with new age digital media for several years

The Indian media sector, growing at one of the fastest rates in the world, may continue to remain a multimodal market where traditional media such as TV will coexist with digital p
06 Dec 2018, 11:34 PM IST

Number of migrant workers swells nearly 10 per cent in five years: UN

There are currently some 164 million migrant workers around the globe, marking a rise of nine percent from 2013, the UN said Wednesday An International Labour Organization report f
06 Dec 2018, 01:39 AM IST

Public hearings remain distant dream

After a decadelong battle to ensure that the rights of indigenous communities are not overstepped and the widespread displacement to be caused by the Polavaram Project is negated,
05 Dec 2018, 04:17 AM IST

How jewellery-making skill is empowering Kanha tribal women

Dependent on the forest for their daytoday needs, women of Bandha Tola faced an uncertain future when their whole village, along with hundreds of other such Baiga tribal villages,
03 Dec 2018, 11:28 PM IST

The Wizard of Oz most influential film of all time: Study

The Wizard of Oz is the most influential film of all time, followed by Star Wars and Psycho, according to a study Researchers at the University of Turin in Italy calculated an infl
01 Dec 2018, 01:27 AM IST

Ganga clean-up plan is fundamentally flawed: International expert

A globallyrespected water expert has questioned Prime Minister Narendar Modis pet project to clean up the river Ganga, saying it is fundamentally flawed because it is rooted in the
29 Nov 2018, 02:23 AM IST

For this athlete, electoral triumph is same as winning gold

Having experienced many top of the podium finishes as a champion discus thrower, Congress candidate from Sadulpur Krishna Poonia feels that winning the Assembly election will be sa
26 Nov 2018, 11:09 PM IST

Selfie with past on Himachal’s British-era rail track

Running through history, the Britishera KalkaShimla railway track will now take tourists to the glorious past for capturing the moments Railway authorities installed a rail engine
23 Nov 2018, 12:54 AM IST

Indian Railways to use hi-tech for crowd control during Kumbh Mela

Indian Railways will use technology, including Artificial Intelligence AI, in a big way to tackle the massive rush of passengers to this holy city during the upcoming Kumbh Mela f
20 Nov 2018, 11:44 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone most influential Indians: Survey

Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone are the most influential personalities in the country in Bollywood and sports, according to a survey The YouGov Influencer In
20 Nov 2018, 12:41 AM IST

Clean energy can combat climate change dangers

The dangers that climate change poses to life on our planet are becoming more acute According to a report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC, mean
18 Nov 2018, 02:03 AM IST

Twitter use influenced by social schedules: Study

witter usage largely mirrors daily work schedules and school calendars, an analysis of data on the social networking site from the US shows The data reflects the amount of social j
17 Nov 2018, 01:08 AM IST

Tamil Nadu’s innovative methods of seed plantation

While the percentage of forest cover all over the world is 306, Indias forest and tree cover has been assessed to be 2439 per cent, consisting of 6,778 sq km of forest cover and 1,
16 Nov 2018, 12:57 AM IST

Tiger population across Asia to triple: Study

Wild tiger populations in key tiger recovery sites across Asia, including in India, have the potential to triple, contributing up to 15 per cent increase in the global tiger popula
14 Nov 2018, 11:10 PM IST

Water access and sanitation shape birth outcomes and earning potential

Spending more time per day fetching water increased Indian womens risk of delivering a low birthweight baby, a study has said
12 Nov 2018, 11:41 PM IST

Firecrackers- A factfile

The Indian firecracker industry is the second largest in the world To get the obvious out of the way, the giant is, of course, China India is among the top for a very simple reason
09 Nov 2018, 11:56 PM IST

Even if violated widely, a good starting point: Experts

The unabashed violations across India of the Supreme Courtimposed restrictions on firecrackers during Diwali have cast doubts whether such orders can be enforced in such a short ti
09 Nov 2018, 11:53 PM IST