Indian-origin team develops novel gel for biomedical research

Published on May 04 2015 // Uncategorized
A team of Indian-origin researchers from the Harvard University has developed a novel, truly biocompatible hydrogel that can speed up research and development of several promising applications in tissue engineering. The new gel can be synthesised using “click chemistry” which is a methodology...

Sonam shares look from ‘most special’ film ‘Neerja’

Published on May 04 2015 // Uncategorized
Actress Sonam Kapoor has shared the first look of her upcoming film “Neerja”, a biopic on Neerja Bhanot – the daredevil flight attendant of Pan Am. Sonam plays the role of Bhanot, who lost her life trying to save the lives of passengers from terrorists on board the hijacked Pan Am Flight...

Tata Docomo reduces national roaming tariffs for its customers

Published on May 01 2015 // Uncategorized
Tata Docomo customers will now pay less for both local and STD calls on National Roaming. On roaming, for all outgoing local calls, now the customer has to pay 80 paise/minute from the earlier Rs 1/min, and for STD calls it is Rs 1.15/min from earlier Rs 1.5/min. For incoming calls on roaming, the customer...

Social problems caused by drinking up mortality risk

Published on Apr 29 2015 // Uncategorized
Cutting down on social or sports activities because of drinking alcohol is linked to a higher risk of death than by physically hazardous drinking behaviour, says a study. The study involving some 40,000 people indicated that social and psychological problems caused by drinking generally trump physically...

Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight tickets sold out in 60 seconds

Published on Apr 25 2015 // Uncategorized
It took just 60 seconds for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao showdown to being declared a sold out as boxing fans lapped up the tickets having waited for five years for the megafight, scheduled on May 2. Every ticket for the event to be held at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas was sold within the...

India, Australia and New Zealand pay floral tributes on ANZAC day centenary

Published on Apr 25 2015 // Uncategorized
Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh, New Zealand High Commissioner Grahame Morton and Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling commemorated and honoured the soldiers who took part in World War I, World War II and other armed conflicts at the Delhi War Cemetery on Saturday, the 100th anniversary...

Six missing as taxi falls into river in Jammu

Published on Apr 25 2015 // Uncategorized
Six people were missing while six people were rescued on Saturday after their taxi fell into a river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, police said. “A taxi went out of the driver’s control at Mehad (Ramban) on the Jammu-Srinagar highway and plunged into the roaring Chenab river...

Amitabh Bachchan floored by Mani Ratnam’s ‘O Kadhal Kanmani’

Published on Apr 24 2015 // Uncategorized
star Amitabh Bachchan has heaped praise on filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s latest Tamil entertainer “O Kadhal Kanmani”, saying the film is told in an endearing way, capturing the essence of the changing times. The 72-year-old took to his official blog to share his views about the film after...

Whatsapp rolling out voice calls for iOS users too

Published on Apr 22 2015 // Uncategorized
Weeks after introducing voice calls for Android users, Whatsapp is now rolling out the new feature to iOS users, too. Apple users will be able to make voice calls on Whatsapp by installing the latest update that hit the iTunes store yesterday. However, the firm said that not everyone would be able to...

Story celebrated its 1st anniversary on Bengali New Year

Published on Apr 22 2015 // Uncategorized
story, one of the most talked about leisure stores of the city, celebrated its 1st anniversary on Bengali New Year, i.e, Poila Boishak, at their Elgin Road store. Bengali cinema’s icon Prosenjit Chatterjee was present as the chief guest for the occasion. Story had started its journey a year back...

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