Newsmakers

Having a crush boosts desire for your partner

A cowboy rides a bull during a rodeo event in San Salvador, El Salvador, on Sunday. 	— AFP

Are you married but can’t take your eyes off a good looking co-worker? No need to feel guilty, as having a crush may actually boost your desire for your significant other, a new study has found.

UK girl, 12, gets highest Mensa IQ test score of 162

Nicole Barr

A 12-year-old girl in the UK has achieved the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, which could make her brainier than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

Aunt’s outburst mars Bobbi’s Atlanta funeral

R&B singer Bobby Brown (above) hugs an unidentified woman after a funeral service for his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s aunt Leolah suggested that the feud between the Houstons and the Browns was far from over. ‘It’s just getting started,’ she said.

Persian theme, rebel bride dazzle ramp

Actress Kriti Sanon and a model walk the ramp in designs by Monisha Jaisingh during the Amazon India Couture week. -Bunny Smith

Its’ pouring style at the Amazon India Couture Week and Day 3 was no less than a “high on style” saga.

Language used by mother affects child’s social skills

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Language used by mothers to talk to their babies can help their children to learn to empathise with others, a new study has found.

Earth’s ‘ear’ probes for sound from universe

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China’s new radio telescope, stated as the world’s largest could become Earth’s “big sensitive ear” to listen to subtle sounds from the distant universe, decoding cosmic messages.

What often goes unnoticed is the fact that the genesis of Kashmir (commonly known as Jammu and Kashmir) is linked to 565 princely states, which became independent along with the birth of two sovereign

India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon,” says the BBC, “the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings.” It goes on to say that 257 people were killed in the Mumbai blasts.