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Nayantara Sahgal returns Akademi award in protest over Dadri lynching & PM Modi's silence

Nayantara Sahgal returns Akademi award in protest over Dadri lynching & PM Modi's silence Author and political commentator Nayantara Sahgal, 88, has returned her Sahitya Akademi Award, protesting against muzzling of dissent in the country and silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on

Pay-day for Delhi MLAs: Panel recommends 400% hike in basic salary

Pay-day for Delhi MLAs: Panel recommends 400% hike in basic salary Salary and allowances of Delhi MLAs may see a massive two-and-half fold hike from present Rs 88,000 per month to Rs 2.10 lakh if recommendations of an expert committee are accepted by the government.

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Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: All you need to know


Microsoft on Tuesday announced two new smartphones at a special event in New York City. Big phones are now doing big business and this is the main reason why we have the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL to

Some iPhone 6S owners reporting burning hot Touch ID buttons


Some early owners of Apple iPhone 6S are complaining about burning hot touch ID buttons. First reported by 9to5Mac and corroborated by user complaints in Apple's Support forums and Twitter, several

YouTube teen star dies suddenly, cause of death unknown


YouTube personality Caleb Logan Bratayley has died suddenly but the cause behind his death is still unknown. Maryland police said that the 13-year-old boy, real name Caleb LeBlanc, who appeared in

Kim Kardashian: Pregnancy the worst experience of my life


Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has opened up about pregnancy and said that it seems like she doesn't exactly feel the glow that pregnant women keep on talking about forever! On Monday, she

Knowing high-status people bad for mental health?


Having high-status people in your social network might not always make you happy as a new study has found that knowing people who enjoy relatively higher status may be detrimental to your mental

800-year-old rare turtle shaped tomb with human remains unearthed in China


Chinese archaeologist in Shanxi Province have discovered a very rare 800-year-old turtle shaped brick tomb. What's astonishing about the discovery is that the tomb was used by our ancestors for

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New glasses-free 3D tech turns sci-fi fiction into reality


The 3D billboard that was present in the 1980s sci-fi classic film 'Back to the Future Part II,' might exist in a few short years as scientists have been able to create a new prototype for a 3-D

Is Microsoft's Surface Book, the 'ultimate' laptop?


On Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled several new products at its hardware event in New York City: two new Lumia smartphones running Windows 10, a new fitness-focused wearable called Microsoft Band 2, and

Hog-nosed rat discovered in Indonesia


Researchers have discovered a new species of pig-like-nosed mammals in Indonesia, a statement released Tuesday by Australia's Museum Victoria said. The new creatures are aptly called hog-nosed rats,

Anti-cancer drug may improve memory, treat Alzheimer's


A new study has found that an anti-cancer drug may sharpen memory and help people with Alzheimer's disease. The drug is currently being tested in animals. "Memory-making in neurological conditions

Facebook to use satellites to beam free internet to Africa


Social networking behemoth Facebook is teaming up with the French satellite company Eutelsatto launch a satellite that will provide internet access to people in sub-Saharan Africa. The satellite will

Stimulant medicines safe for kids with ADHD


A new study by a U.S.-based medical center finds that children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and congenital heart disease can take stimulant medications without fear of