NATION & BEYOND

15 killed in Wardha army ammunition depot blaze

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Nagpur: At least 15 people were killed and another 19 injured, some seriously, in a major fire followed by a blast in India's biggest...

Opinion

Don’t report it: How Bihar fights crime

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By Amit Bhandari Bihar - India’s third-most-populous state, with the country’s poorest people - has a crime rate lower than more prosperous states with fewer...

Surge in female contestants, not MLAs

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By Saumya Tewari Female contestants increased across the four states that went to polls recently - but not legislators - and three times as...

Featured

Women more addicted to smartphones than men: Study

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Seoul: Women are using smartphones for four hours a day or longer and are more prone to succumb to smartphone addiction than men, the...

Words with repeated sounds help babies learn language fast

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London: Is your toddler struggling to learn a language? If so, using words that have repetitive syllables rather than mixed sounds may help him...

Health

Plain packaging a way out to curb tobacco epidemic: WHO

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New Delhi: In a bid to help cut down the perils associated with tobacco, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday urged the various...

New method reduces blood vessels’ transplant rejection risk

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London: A team of British researchers has developed a new technique to grow the blood vessels using cells from the patient to cut down...