Toronto, April 28 (IANS) As male peacocks shake their long feathers in courtship, the iridescent eyespot remains nearly stationary and captivates females, new research has found.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Even as Delhi Police said no parliamentarian was challaned for the violation of the odd-even scheme on Wednesday, authorities said arrangements were made to ply sufficient number of vehicles to ferry MPs on days the scheme will remain in force.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Rapping government agencies for trying to block benefits intended for manual scavengers, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to accept submissions that there were no manual scavengers in Delhi despite the existence of unsanitary lavatories not linked to sewerage.
Bhubaneswar, April 27 (IANS) People in Odisha on Wednesday continued to reel under the blistering heat wave as 17 places recorded temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius. The government confirmed the death of eight people due to sunstroke.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Secretariat on Wednesday said it had made sufficient arrangements to ply MPs to beat the odd-even traffic curbs.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Wednesday directed all Delhi Jal Board (DJB) offices to keep pots filled with drinking water for thirsty birds and animals.
London, April 27 (IANS) People need not check their cholesterol levels on an empty stomach, suggests new research involving more than 300,000 individuals from Denmark, Canada and the US.
New York, April 27 (IANS) Aggressive driving behaviour is a reflection of a person's surrounding culture, both on the road and on a broader social level, says a study.
London, April 27 (IANS) Young gay and bisexual men under age 26 are six times more likely to attempt suicide and deliberately harm themselves compared to older men of the same sexuality, a significant study has found.
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Researchers have created a programmable DNA thermometre that is 20,000 times smaller than a human hair.
Shanghai, April 27 (IANS) Fried chicken fast-food chain KFC's first intelligent robot concept store, "Original+", has been launched at the National Convention and Exhibition Centre here.