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Gen LOL most irked by grammar, spelling slips

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It’s the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a survey by

Drone spots monk relaxing atop 175-feet-tall wind turbine


A Benedictine monk who works at a Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air.

Facebook milestone: 1 billion log on in 1 day


Facebook boasted of a new benchmark on Thursday in its seemingly inexorable march to Internet ubiquity: a billion people used the social network in a single day.

Lakme Fashion Week : Bright hues, minimal motifs rule Day 3

Evelyn Sharma showcases creations by designer Vasundhara- Satej Shinde

Day 3 at Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2015 opened the ramp to a diverse range of garments, prints and styles.

Galaxies changed their shapes after Big Bang


A large proportion of galaxies have undergone a major “metamorphosis” since they were initially formed after the Big Bang, scientists have found for the first time.

From the looms of Benaras

Gauhar Khan was the showstopper for Rinku Sobti’s show at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015

Natural dyes, organic fabrics and largely Indian aesthetics dominated the ramp on Day Two of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015, also the Indian Handloom and Textile Day at the sartorial extra

Crustacean species named after Elton John

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Scientists have discovered a small “hitchhiking” coral reef crustacean species in Indonesia, and named it after English composer and singer Sir Elton John.

Purple potatoes may prevent colon cancer

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Washington: Compou-nds found in purple potatoes may help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the cancer, Indian-origin scientists have found.

Lakme Fashion Week 2015: Winter gets festive for GenNext

Models display creations of designer Payal Singhal during the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.  (Photo: AP)

One of Indian fashion’s biggest calendar events, the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015, began on Wednesday with an army of fresh designers making their debuts on the ramp.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.

To understand the Patidar, or Patel, stir in Gujarat, let us look at the background.