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‘Mini-brain’ in spinal cord helps body balance


A cluster of neurones in our spinal cord function as a “mini-brain” to help keep our bodies in balance, scientists say.

‘Infants learn in sleep too’

While infants sleep they are reprocessing what they have learned, a new study has found.

Working with researchers from the University of Tubingen, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for

Tamil Nadu Hindu outfit ‘reconverts’ 9

Amid raging controversy over “ghar wapsi,” nine persons, including three couples, were reconverted to Hindu religion after being Christians for over a decade at a brief ceremony here on Friday.

Crime is going from bad to worse: High Court

The Delhi high court on Friday came down heavily on the government and the Delhi police asking why they had not installed CCTVs to beef up security of women in the city, but had done so only for a vis

CFO optimism for Q1 dips marginally

The level of optimism about business environment among chief financial officers of domestic firms declined slightly for the first quarter of this calendar year, according to a survey by Dun & Bradstre

Statistical tweak boosts growth 2 per cent

India grew 6.9% in 2014, not just 4.7 %

Marans out, Singh takes over SpiceJet


Taking forward change of control at SpiceJet, its board has approved transfer of Maran family’s entire 58.46 per cent existing stake worth about Rs 700 crore at current price to original owner Ajay Si

Adani’s flagship split into 4 firms

In a major recast of operations and corporate structure, Adani group on Friday announced demerger of all ports and power assets into two already listed firms, while transmission business would be spun

ICICI Q3 net up 14 per cent at Rs 3,265 crore

ICICI Bank on Friday reported a 13.7 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 3,265.32 crore for three months to December, helped by better performance of subsidiaries even as concerns emerged o

India yet to sort final playing XI

Knocked out of the tri-series, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday said the dilemma over settling down into the right bowling combination has put the team in a “catch-22 situation” ahead of t

“Ugliness is in the eye of the beholder But may also be in the looking glass; Vanity thinks it will never grow older And yet that judgment will come to pass!”

US President Barack Obama’s visit to India may be over, but controversies swirl ranging from the cost of the pinstripe button-up suit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to what exactly has been the solut