Renowned Indian poet-writer Shamsur Rahman Faruqi’s novel The Mirror of Beauty has been shortlisted for $50,000 DSC prize for South Asian literature.
The British Library will bring together the four remaining copies of the Magna Carta for the first time in February as Britain celebrates the 800-year anniversary of the famous constitutional charter.
Mystery writer P.D. James, who brought realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story, has died, her publisher said. She was 94.
The genetic material DNA can survive a flight through space and re-entry into earth’s atmosphere and still pass on genetic information, scientists have found.
Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day could reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s by up to 20 per cent, scientists claim.
Scientists have, for the first time, sequenced genome of the humble centipede, an advance that provides new insight into how life developed on earth.