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New material absorbs oxygen from air

Researchers have synthesised a material that can bind and store oxygen in high concentrations which can be released again when needed.

Four day Venice wedding costs Clooneys £8m

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin	— Courtesy Facebook

George Clooney’s four-day wedding celebrations in Venice, which involved pool-side cocktail parties, dinners in five-star hotels and a lavish wedding reception on the Grand Canal, cost an estimated 10

Moon to be giant particle detector?

Scientists plan to turn the moon into a giant particle detector to gain insight into the origin of Ultra-High-Energy (UHE) cosmic rays, which are the most high-energy particles in the Universe.

Bacteria in wine may be good for your health

Red wine has bacteria that may be beneficial to human health, according to a new study.

Super model cara Delevingne’s nude photos leaked

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Super model Cara Delevingne is believed to be among the latest victims of the photo hacking scandal.

Black holes are mathematically impossible?

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Black holes the most dense objects in the Universe that do not even let light escape do not exist, a physics professor in the US has claimed.

Bollywood wishes Lata Mangeshkar on her 85th birthday

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As playback singer Lata Mangeshkar turned 85 on Sunday, several film celebrities, including sister Asha Bhosle, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, and singer Shreya Ghosal wished her and thanked

George Clooneys show off wedding rings in Venice

Newlyweds George Clooney and his wife Amal Alamuddin (above) cruise the Grand Canal after leaving the Aman Hotel— AP

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin delighted crowds of onlookers as they took to the waters of Venice on Sunday to show off their wedding rings for their first day as a married couple.

George Clooney celebrates bachelor party

George Clooney (from left), top model Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber leave their table— AP, AFP

Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney bid farewell to his days as a single man as he celebrated his bachelor party in Venice, Italy ahead of his marriage to Amal Alamuddin.

When the first Asian Games began on March 4, 1951, it was a modest affair. Over eight days, 400-odd athletes from 11 countries took part in six disciplines, which included athletics, swimming and water polo, cycling, weightlifting, football and basketball. In contrast, the ongoing Incheon Games has 13,000 athletes taking part in 36 sports, including Asian sports such as kabaddi and sepak takraw, 12 more than the Olympic Games.

Between 2 pm on October 1 and 10.30 am on October 2, Central government offices in New Delhi remained closed. Why? Because Prime Minister Narendra Modi, concerned about widespread filth in India, is “launching” the nation-wide “Swachchh Bharat” (Clean India) campaign today.