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Life, More features, 16 Aug 2018

'My Hair, Your Hair': Bosnians weave wigs for kids with cancer

A medical student, Nizic is leading a campaign to give other sick children a luxury her parents could not afford: wigs.

16 Aug 2018 6:32 PM

5 quotes by Vajpayee that prove he was a great wordsmith and visionary

Vajpayee was conferred Bharat Ratna Award in 2014 and on same year, Modi government decalred his birthday as a Good Governance Day.

16 Aug 2018 6:18 PM

Vajpayee no more, here's a look at the writer and his works

The iconic leader bore witness to India's transition, its ups and downs and all kinds of political weather over sixty years.

16 Aug 2018 5:24 PM

Newborn abandoned by her mother in a cesspit rescued by brave taxi driver

On reaching the bottom, the man placed the baby in a net which was retrieved after pulling the driver out safely.

16 Aug 2018 5:22 PM

Begging monkeys rescued from Mumbai railway station after PETA India intervention

Animal rights group joins forces with Mumbai Police, Maharashtra Forest Department to stop exploitation of two Rhesus Macaques.

16 Aug 2018 4:56 PM


A recipe for mummy preservation existed 1,500 years before the Pharaohs

Perhaps the best-known archaeologist is Ernesto Schiaparelli, director of the museum between 1895 and 1928.

16 Aug 2018 4:00 PM

Robots may influence children's opinions: Study

Social robots can help diabetic children accept the nature of their condition.

16 Aug 2018 3:26 PM

Survivor of newly found WWII shipwreck: 'So many' to rescue

Researchers confirmed the discovery with a remotely operated craft, which provided high definition video in real time

16 Aug 2018 2:45 PM

Austria rejects gay Afghan man because he doesn't 'walk, talk or dress' like one

An official in Lower Austria state found no grounds for fear of persecution based on the sexual orientation of the 18-year-old.

16 Aug 2018 1:15 PM

New pesticide may harm bees as much as those to be replaced

Fears have been growing globally in recent years over the health of bees.

16 Aug 2018 12:59 PM


Climate change multiplies harmful marine heatwaves

Many sea critters have evolved to survive within a fairly narrow band of temperatures compared to creatures on land.

16 Aug 2018 12:00 PM

Here's why Prince Charles might not become King Charles III when he takes to throne

Prince of Wales may choose to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather and opt to go by one of his middle names.

16 Aug 2018 11:00 AM

Should babies have their genomes sequenced?

Sequencing these newborns may end the search for a diagnosis, informing medical management.

16 Aug 2018 10:54 AM

Here’s Prince Harry’s special nickname for Kate Middleton

It turns out that the recently married Prince Harry has a secret pet name for his sister-in-law as well, and it is surprisingly formal.

16 Aug 2018 10:10 AM

Mothers' life span predicts daughters living longer

Women whose mothers lived to at least age 90 were more likely to live long life.

16 Aug 2018 10:01 AM


World's oldest cheese discovered in Egyptian tomb, and it comes with a 'killer curse'

The cheese was discovered in the tomb of Ptahmes who was the mayor of Memphis in Egypt during the 13th century BC.

16 Aug 2018 9:00 AM

Trust the universe

Spend time with yourself. Keep your gadgets away, listen to your inner voice and tune in.

16 Aug 2018 12:20 AM

Designing meals

Mohit Savargaonkar’s meal boxes are a rage with B-town stars, with him not only keeping meals fun but also taking care of dietary needs.

16 Aug 2018 12:20 AM

Now, selfies in migrane mode

About the migrane pose, Neetu says, “There are tons of these trends, this too shall pass.”

16 Aug 2018 12:20 AM

Super Shafeek to the rescue

Kerala boy Shafeek Urumancheri now plays for England’s Weymouth Cricket Club.

16 Aug 2018 12:19 AM