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Memoir H is for Hawk is top Costa book

British author Helen Macdonald’s searing memoir about how she coped with the grief of her father’s sudden death by training a goshawk won the 2014 Costa Book of the Year award on Tuesday night.

Stem cells may cure baldness

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Scientists have successfully used human stem cells to generate new hair, paving the way for a potential new cure for baldness.

Narayana Murthy’s £200,000 for Gandhi statue

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Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and his family have donated £200,000 towards the statue of Mahatma Gandhi planned for Parliament Square here, helping in meeting the budget target of £750,000 for th

Scientologists slam film at sundance

The Church of Scientology has lashed out at a film about the controversial group at the Sundance Film Festival, calling it false and based on “obsessive, disgruntled former church members.”

Nasa rover completes 11 years on Red Planet

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Nasa’s Mars Opportunity rover has celebrated its 11th anniversary on the Red Planet, marking the milestone with a stunning panorama of a Martian crater.

Noam Chomsky, Atwood to attend Jaipur Literature Festival 2016

 Actress Sonam Kapoor (right) launches a book with film critic Anupama Chopra at the Jaipur Literature Festival— PTI

With a record turnout of 245,000 visitors, the eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival ended on a high on Sunday.

A peek into superstar Rajesh Khanna life

Rajesh Khanna was crowned the first superstar of Hindi cinema and was always surrounded by fans. However, in his last days, he was a very lonely man.

Asteroid as huge as a mountain to fly by Earth

A relatively large asteroid, designated 2004 BL86, is going to fly by Earth at a very safe distance of 1.2 million km.

Dr Abdul Kalam inspires kids to dream big

Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at the litfest.

Eight years after he demitted office of President of India, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is still very popular among the people.

On the first day of American President Barack Obama’s visit to India, the two most commonly used words were chemistry and optics.

January 27, 2015, was an eventful day. A few events took place almost simultaneously on this day that are likely to impact the future of India’s security and economy.