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Full moon affects your sleep pattern

Full moon affects your sleep pattern

Researchers have found that people actually sleep 20 minutes less when the moon is full. “Participants slept an average of 20 minutes less and had more trouble falling asleep during…

Soon women bishops in England church

Soon women bishops in England church

History was made with the Church of England, after four decades of wrangling, voted in favour of allowing women to become bishops, for first time in its history. History was made on…

Elephant ‘cries’ while being rescued after 50 years of abuse

Elephant ‘cries’ while being rescued after 50 years of abuse

An elephant that was kept in chains for 50 years and abused by a drug addict who used the animal beg in India has been freed. Raju had been beaten…

A rickshaw puller innovates a food processor

A rickshaw puller innovates a food processor

New Delhi: Twenty-seven years ago a rickshaw puller operating in the walled city would often visit Raisina Hills area to have a look at British-era buildings including Rashtrapati Bhavan without little…

Rivalry brings out best in one’s athletic performance

Rivalry brings out best in one’s athletic performance

A new study has revealed that harnessing personal rivalries could boost up an individual’s athletic performance and motivate them to work harder. The research that surveyed runners and used data…

IT Minister Ravi Prasad wants to utilize Facebook in education sector

IT Minister Ravi Prasad wants to utilize Facebook in education sector

On her first visit to India after becoming the Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Communications and Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that social…

What would happen if social media were to vanish from our world?

What would happen if social media were to vanish from our world?

You may love it, hate it but you surely cannot be untouched by it. Social media has hit everyone like a whirlwind. Now we even have a Social Media Day.…

Kid Asks Strangers on the Street for a Cigarette.

Kid Asks Strangers on the Street for a Cigarette.

Would you give a cigarette to a kid? A kid asked several people for it on a street. Another social experiment is doing the rounds on social platforms. An ASSOCHAM…

Student debt unnecessary burden?

Student debt unnecessary burden?

Loans to pay for higher education is a trend moving in the wrong direction. The idea that borrowing should play an important role in financing higher education, now standard thinking,…

Trapped Indian Nurses in Iraq forcibly moved out of Tikrit

Trapped Indian Nurses in Iraq forcibly moved out of Tikrit

46 Indian nurses are on the road of strife-torn Tikrit city of Iraq. They were trapped in the city hospital from which they were forcibly moved out. It was not…

Price of Love= Two Close Friends

Price of Love= Two Close Friends

Ever thought love could rob you of two intimate friends? A new Oxford University study proves just this. According to it, a person who falls in love runs the risk…

Invasive Plants: Key Green House Gas Emitters

Invasive Plants: Key Green House Gas Emitters

According to a research published in the journal New Phytologist, invasive plants, such as kudzu, can accelerate the greenhouse effect by releasing carbon stored in soil into the atmosphere, researchers,…