Pat Oct 18 (IANS) Mahadalits, the poorest of the socially marginalised in Bihar, have been targeted by powerful feudal forces which have the full support of opposition BJP to defame and destabilize the government led by Jitan Ram Manjhi, a Mahadalit himself, the head of the organisation meant for the community's welfare has said.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 3:06:19 PM
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) A comet called C/2013 A1 or Siding Spring will pass within about 139,500 kms of Mars Sunday, NASA said in a statement.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:36:12 PM
Toronto, Oct 18 (IANS) People who play action video games such as Call of Duty or Assassin's Creed are quicker learners of skills such as typing or riding a bike, a study says.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:32:11 PM
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Driven by a warming climate, birds typically found in more southerly regions are gradually pushing north, restructuring the communities of birds that spend their winter in northern latitudes, research has found.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:20:05 PM
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Researchers at the Indiana University in the US are working on an ambitious project to collect and analyse 'social pollution' that is spreading on social media like Twitter.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:46:09 PM
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Hurricane Gonzalo has weakened after it passed over Bermuda in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:44:03 PM
Mexico City, Oct 18 (IANS) Thousands of protesters have marched through Mexico's Pacific coastal resort of Acapulco demanding justice for 43 missing college students.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:38:05 PM
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Providing a clue to why the Sun's corona is so much hotter than its surface, a study found that miniature solar flares called 'nanoflares' and the speedy electrons they produce may be the source of that heat.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:38:04 PM
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) After spending about 22 months orbiting the Earth on a secret mission, a US Air Force X-37B unmanned, reusable space plane has finally returned.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:06:04 PM
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Babies born to mothers who smoke during pregnancy may find it difficult to cope with stressors of daily life later due to an alteration in DNA of a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to foetus, a study says.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:44:03 AM
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