Models display creations by designers Pratima Pandey during the Amazon India Fashion Week in New Dellhi. (Photo: Bunny Smith)
Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel Prize in Literature for her portrayal of life in the former Soviet Union which the Swedish Academy said was “a monument to suffering and courag
Canadian author Margaret Atwood, who has just released her latest novel The Heart Goes Last, Israeli author and peace activist David Grossman, French economist Thomas Piketty and Indian writer Ruskin
Three scientists from Swe-den, the US and Turkey won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wed-nesday for working out how cells repair damaged DNA, providing new ammunition in the war on cancer.
An Emirati human rights activist barred from leaving his home country was named the 2015 winner of an award often dubbed the Nobel prize for human rights.
A 25-year-old model filed a lawsuit against disgraced US comedian Bill Cosby on Tuesday alleging he sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008.
The long neck of modern-day giraffes evolved in several stages as one of the animal’s neck vertebrae stretched first towards the head and then towards the tail a few million years later, scientists ha
The hunt for alien life may get easier, thanks to a “habitability index” created by scientists that can point out which of the thousands of exoplanets discovered so far have a better chance of hosting
Iran has threatened to boycott next week’s Frankfurt Book Fair because organisers have invited the author Salman Rushdie, who still has a fatwa against him, as a guest speaker.