A government report on the Beas tragedy, submitted to the high court, has pointed out that gross negligence flowed from the state-run 126 MW Larji hydropower project. However, a careful perusal of the report reveals that the students were killed not by negligence of officials at the hydel power project but by their rapacious greed.
The Supreme Court today fixed June 27 for hearing the bail plea of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in sexual case.
All nearly 2.5 lakh village panchayats in the country will be provided broadband connectivity in the next three years, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.
The Central Bureau of Investigation registered the case under Sections 279 (rash driving) and 304 A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code against "unknown persons" relating to Munde's death in the accident here.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will take part in the Kalachakra ceremony and pray for world peace in the mountainous district of Ladakh July 10-12, an aide said today. The spiritual leader would reach Leh July 3.
At least 15 suspected militants were killed during airstrikes in Pakistan's North Waziristan region Tuesday, according to media reports.
Perturbed over the status report filed by Himachal government on the Beas river tragedy the High Court Monday asked the divisional commissioner to appear personally in court.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today announced an ex-gratia compensation of Rs 20 lakh to the next of kin of each of the two police constables, who were killed by miscreants Sunday night in Firozabad.
Taking suo motu cognizance of a media report, the NHRC has issued notice to the West Bengal government over the death of nine children due to the consumption of contaminated lichees.
Holding the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party responsible for the power crisis in Delhi, Congress today continued its protests over load-shedding in the city.
The image that the mention of the word Mumbai conjures up is that of an upstart of a city that made it good due to its colonial past; a city whose existence is nothing more than a recent blip in the endless timeline of Indian history; a city which has no rich cultural past to be proud of, and a city which certainly has no spiritual tradition.
There are billions of galaxies in the Universe and each galaxy has billions of stars in it. Yet, even on the clearest night, we are not able to see more that 5000 stars with our unaided eyes. It is for the simple reason that most of the stars very very far away from us and each other.
It all began in 1979 when floods washed a large number of snakes ashore on the sandbar.
“Is that high-pitched voice really mine?” “Do I actually speak in such a shrill voice?” OR “There must be some problem with the recording instrument. This is definitely not my voice.” The reaction varies from an embarrassed grin to utter dismay to complete disbelief to outright rejection when you hear your recorded voice for the first time. You refuse to believe that the shallow, ear piercing sound is your own voice, the one you have been hearing all our lives. Sorry. There is nothing wrong with the recording equipment or the speakers. The problem lies in your head. Literally.
Water may be the elixir of life, but it sure can send your health into a tailspin, even endanger your life, if you drink too much of it.
This happens only in Tehran: Here people pay you to walk behind their car, so the traffic cameras can not capture their number-plates when they enter the restricted-traffic areas!
When he first synthesized LSD on November 16, 1938, during his research on lysergic acid derivatives, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann was not looking for something to get high on. In fact, he was searching for a respiratory and circulatory stimulant.
We all have heard of Jadav "Molai" Payeng, a man who spent 30 years single-handedly planting a sprawling 1,360-acre forest on a sandbar in River Brahmaputra in native India. Here is another man, from Kerala in India, who transformed a 32 acre barren hillside into a lush forest. Meet Abdul Kareem from Kasargod, Kerala…
A picture shows new South Sudanese arrivals awaiting processing in the Kule refugee camp near the Pagak Border Entry point in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia, during a visit of the head of the UNHCR.
Arnold Schwarzenegger – IQ 135. You can’t make this stuff up.
The typical history textbook has a lot of ground to cover and only so many pages to devote to anything before Jesus. For most of us, that means ancient history is a three-dog show—Egypt, Rome, and Greece. Which is why it’s easy to get the impression that, outside of those three, our map of the ancient world is mostly just blank space. But actually nothing could be further from the truth. Plenty of vibrant and fascinating cultures existed outside that narrow focus. Let’s fill in the blanks.
Matthew Albanese is artist who fascinated with special effects and magic. Matthew own a stunning artwork collection of photographs that will blow your mind with their realistic presence. On the left side in gallery you can see the final image and on the right you will be able to see how image was created using his special effects. Scroll down and enjoy in today’s gallery with 15 beautiful artworks.
Although it may be hard to believe, summer is right around the corner. It's time to start compiling a list of your must-reads for the summer, and we've got eight that you'll want to add. As we wrap up another month of