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Harry Potter, James Bond studios to be sold for $426 million

Britain’s Pinewood Studios, where Harry Potter and James Bond movies were filmed, could be sold to a property company for £323 million ($426 million) under a draft deal revealed Thursday.

‘Repeated racist attacks may damage mental health’

People who repeatedly face racial discrimination may have increased mental health problems, a new study has found.

World’s oldest proof of cancer discovered

Scientists have discovered the world’s oldest evidence for cancer and bony tumours in human ancestor fossils found in South Africa, dating back to nearly two million years, suggesting that these deadl

Six-year-old boy is garbage man for a day


Ethan Dean has always dreamed of being a garbage man. On Tuesday, the 6-year-old lived that fantasy: riding shot gun in a booster seat through Sacramento in a truck labelled “Ethan’s Garbage Truck.”

No Indian writer in Booker longlist

No Indian author figures among the 13 writers longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize announced on Wednesday with celebrated South African novelist J.M.

Solar plane circles globe for first time

Pilots Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard celebrate the landing of their solar plane at an airport in Abu Dhabi. — AP

Solar Impulse 2 landed on Tuesday in the UAE, completing its epic journey to become the first sun-powered airplane to circle the globe without a drop of fuel to promote renewable energy.

Male hormone can turn back biological clock

A new study has found that sex hormones can reverse ageing by stimulating production of an enzyme naturally found in the human organism, Telomerase, which is the closest of all known substances to a “

Rare wolverine spotted in Sierra Nevada


Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and captured video of the animal scurrying in the snow, scaling a tree and chewing on bait.

Prince Harry regrets not speaking about Princess Diana’s death

Prince Harry

Britain’s Prince Harry has expressed regret that he did not speak about his mother Princess Diana’s death until years later.

The United Nations’ adoption in 2014 of an International Yoga Day was remarkable for many reasons.

We will soon usher in the tiranga season and with it the time to flaunt patriotism will also begin.