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Schizophrenia not single disease?

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Schizophrenia is not a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders, each with its own set of symptoms, scientists have found.

Indian Movie wins Toronto film festival award

Kalki Koechlin

Shonali Bose’s film Margarita, With A Straw, starring Kalki Koechlin in the lead role, won the NETPAC award for the best Asian film at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival.

World’s 1st selfie from 1850s fetches £70,000

The self-portrait by renowned 19th-century Swedish photographer Oscar Rjelander

A self-portrait by a renowned 19th-century Swedish photographer, described as the world’s first selfie, has sold for a £70,000 at a UK auction.

Prince Harry marks birthday with beer

Prince Harry

Prince Harry celebrated his 30th birthday on Monday with a beer after the closing concert of his inaugural multi-sport event for wounded troops, and in the knowledge that he will now receive a fortune

Django star Daniele Watts says detention was racist

Daniele Watts

Django Unchained star Daniele Watts has accused the Los Angeles police of racism after they briefly detained the African American actress and her white husband on suspicion of engaging in prostitution

Unseen Pablo Picasso letter displayed in France

A woman looks at the letter from 1903 at the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Quimper, western France. (Photo: AFP)

A previously unseen letter written by Pablo Picasso, complete with sketches, has gone on display in western France.

Chanakya believed that the unfolding present will cast its shadow on the configuration of the future. That is why he believed that analysing the situation as it exists today, provides the material for devising the strategy that must be shaped for the morrow. There is a causal continuity between the past, present and the future.

The Bharatiya Janata Party is desperate to form a government in Delhi, but its attempts to cobble together the requisite numbers keep hitting a roadblock.