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Sonal Sehgal’s ‘Manny’ Wins Four Awards At Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival

Mar 19, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

'Manny' won best sci-fi picture runner up, best cinematography award (Gatis Grinbergs), best background score (Naresh Kamath), and best supporting actor (Tony Hawkins).

National Science Day: How Science Drives The New Normal

Feb 28, 2021 Mahesh V. Panchagnula

An IIT-Madras survey indicates that an overwhelming 91 per cent of respondents believe that Science and Technology can make our lives better.


IISER Bhopal Innovators Develop Unique Monitoring System To Tackle Covid-19 Spread

The one-of-its-kind low cost AI-enabled device is portable and easy to deploy across various locations.

AI Could Help Better Predict Mouth Cancer Risk, UK Scientists Say

Nov 05, 2020 PTI

AI and machine learning could guide the diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer, according to research.


Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer Doudna Receive 2020 Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing

The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and prize money of 10 million krona (more than $1.1 million)

12 June, 2020

Indian-American Soil Scientist Wins World Food Prize For Work To Increase Global Food Supply

PTI

Dr Rattan Lal has promoted innovative soil-saving techniques benefiting the livelihoods of more than 500 million small farmers.


04 January, 2020

Kiran Bedi Shares Video Of Sun Chanting Om. But It Is Fake

Outlook Web Bureau

According to NASA, the Sun is not silent. But does it chant Om?


26 December, 2019

Last Solar Eclipse Of Decade Witnessed In Parts Of India

Outlook Web Bureau

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes in between the earth and the sun and all the three bodies are aligned.


12 November, 2019

Marengo Sachintendulkar: Rare Species Of Asian Jumping Spider Gets Sachin Tendulkar's Name

IANS

In what has to be one of the most unique ways to pay tribute to the Master Blaster, a research scholar pursuing a Ph. D in spider taxonomy decided to rename one of two newly discovered species after Sachin Tendulkar


14 May, 2019

The Moon Is Steadily Shrinking, Says Study

Outlook Web Bureau

A survey of more than 12,000 images revealed that lunar basin Mare Frigoris near the Moon's north pole has been cracking and shifting.


11 April, 2019

'Science Fiction Becomes Scientific Fact', Astronomers Reveal First Image Of Black Hole

Outlook Web Bureau

In a breakthrough that thrilled the world of astrophysics and stirred talk of a Nobel Prize, scientists on Wednesday released the first image ever made of a black hole, revealing a fiery doughnut-shaped object in a galaxy 53 million light-years from Earth.


06 March, 2019

Kerala Textbook States HIV Spreads Via Premarital, Extra Marital Sex

Outlook Web Bureau

To answer the question 'Will pre-marital or extra-marital sex lead to the transmission of deadly Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV)?', Yes says the 10th standard biology textbook under the state syllabus being taught in Kerala schools.


24 February, 2019

Police Official, 14 Invigilators Arrested For Aiding Mass Copying During Board Exam In UP

Outlook Web Bureau

The alleged mass copying was caught when the Special Task Force raided the examination centre on a tipoff.


21 February, 2019

IIT Madras Develops System To Prevent Stampedes During Kumbh, Hajj

Outlook Web Bureau

Using a computer simulation, researchers can intelligently plan where to place police personnel to quickly quell disturbances in a crowd that could otherwise lead to panic and chaos.


06 February, 2019

India's 40th Communication Satellite GSAT-31 Launched Successfully From French Guiana

Outlook Web Bureau

ISRO also said the GSAT-31 will be used for supporting VSAT networks, television uplinks, digital satellite news gathering, DTH television services, cellular back haul connectivity and many such applications.


09 January, 2019

Signatures Of Past Climate Change Found On West Coast

Ravi Mishra

Researchers analysed samples taken from more than six metres sedimentary sequences along the Noli River between Mangrol to Chorwad. They carried out geomorphology, sedimentology and optical dating studies.


07 January, 2019

Brahma Greatest Scientist, Mentioned Dinosaurs In Vedas: Researcher At Indian Science Congress

Outlook Web Bureau

The scientist has been conducting research on the origin and existence of dinosaurs in India for over 25 years.


07 January, 2019

From Herbal Sanitary Pads To Edible Cutlery: Children Lead The Way At Science Congress

Adil Rashid

Recycling, waste management, alternatives for traditional fuels were some of the common themes, reflecting a consciousness among the students of the challenges of life in the twenty-first century and their grit for finding sustainable, scientific solutions is apparent from their work.


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An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of...

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu