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God helps you cope when romance fails

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Scientists have explored a little-understood role of God in people’s lives: helping them cope with the threat of romantic rejection.

X Men director sued for ’99 ‘rape’ of boy

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X Men director Bryan Singer has been sued for allegedly sexually abusing an underage boy in 1999.

Protein that joins sperm with egg is discovered

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UK scientists have discovered an elusive protein that allows sperm to recognise and latch onto the egg, a breakthrough that may pave the way for improved fertility treatments and new contraceptives.

Tilting planets can harbour life: Nasa

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Pivoting planets that lean one way and then change orientation within a sort geological time period might be surprisingly habitable, Nasa scientists have found.

Life on Earth originated in sea vents?

Electrical energy produced naturally inside the warm, gentle springs on the sea floor might have given rise to life on Earth, a new study suggests.

A faster, cheaper blood test to diagnose asthma

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Researchers have developed a faster, cheaper and more accurate tool for diagnosing even mild cases of asthma using just a single drop of blood.

Happy couples sleep less than an inch apart

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Partners who sleep less than an inch apart are more likely to be happy in their relationship than those maintaining a wider gap than 30 inches, a new study has found.

‘Standing alone attracts others to you’

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Looking the odd one out may seem like a recipe for mating disaster, but it could make you more attractive to the opposite sex.

‘Charles refused to back Rushdie’

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Prince Charles had turned his back on India-born Salman Rushdie after a fatwa was issued against him for his controversial novel The Satanic Verses because he thought the book was offensive to Muslims

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.