SC grants four weeks parole to Sahara group chief

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted a four week parole to incarcerated Sahara Group chief Subroto Roy to attend the last rites...



India’s quiet tide of childhood obesity

Madurai: When 12-year-old Madhu (not his real name) was diagnosed as obese — he weighed 98 kg when his ideal weight was 55 kg...

Transgender wisdom from a bear with a sore head

By Nury Vittachi A woman was sacked for having short hair and wearing trousers to work. “They said I was gay,” she complained...


‘Young adults spending over three hours a day on smartphones’

Toronto: Millennials -- those born in the two decades after 1980s -- are hooked to their smartphones or phablet screens for over three hours...

Facial expression may improve learning, gaming

London: A computer algorithm that can recognise human expressions may become a boon for the gaming industry, a team of international researchers has found. Hyung-Il...


Cherry juice may help reduce high BP

London: Drinking cherry juice can significantly reduce high blood pressure, particularly in males with early hypertension, to a level comparable to that achieved by...

Sex once a week best for your relationship

Toronto: Countering a common perception that more sex can improve relationships, a study has found that couples are at their happiest when they hop...