November 8, 2013
Research conducted at the University of Hyderabad revealed that that there was significant drop in the blood pressure of patients where the quality of communication was high, compared to the others
September 29, 2013
‘Most people who migrate do not return as they settle permanently outside Kerala.’
KOLAR GOLD FIELDS,
July 26, 2013
There are five cooperative societies in KGF, all angling to play a crucial role in the revival process
July 18, 2013
A three-year study (2005-2008) undertaken on 204 subjects who had impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), a pre-diabetic stage, and who were on pioglitazone drug alone did not find any case of bladder ca...
June 18, 2013
Researchers have found that dishwashers are particularly conducive to the growth and spread of disease-causing fungi. These fungi have been implicated in causing lung diseases and sometimes fatal infections, especially among those with weak immunity.
January 14, 2012
Global warming may have sparked off alarm at the international level but the surge in temperature is proving a blessing in disguise for the lizards, according to a new research.
June 9, 2011
An online survey of jackals, initiated by Mysore-based Nature Conservation Foundation, began on the World Environment Day, last Sunday. The survey titled ‘Days of Jackal' will be compl...
May 20, 2010
At least in Canada, many young people seem to believe that hookahs and other water pipes are safer than cigarettes, researchers say.For a study that appears in the current issue of the journ...
April 8, 2010
The survey now being conducted through Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) to identify ‘out of school' children has already revealed some startling numbers.
In just two days of the SSA s...
March 26, 2010
For the first time, the Survey of India is going to map the country's vast 7,500-km-long coastline, identifying areas vulnerable to high tides, rising sea levels and coastal erosion, in an unusual...
October 1, 2013
In 2012, the market for wearable technology — encompassing everything from hearing aids to wristband pedometers — totalled almost $9 billion, and is estimated to hit $30 billion by 2018.
August 30, 2013
A previously unknown canyon has been discovered in Greenland, hidden beneath the ice. It is at least 750 kilometres long. To put that in perspective, imagine a ten kilometre wide gorge, up to 800...
July 20, 2013
Thanks to technology, those in long distance relationships have better interactions with their partners than those who are geographically closer, a new study has found
June 20, 2013
An academic study undertaken in refugee camps for Sri Lankan Tamils in the State makes a case for granting them Indian citizenship as a human obligation. Although the State government has b...
August 9, 2012
The latest Life Span Study (LSS-Report 14) of A-bomb survivors by Dr Kotaro Ozasa, Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF), and others, published in Radiation Research Journal th...
September 5, 2011
An average Indian smartphone user spends about two-and-half hours a day on the handset, dedicating more time to entertainment and internet activities than to voice calls and text messages, says a...
November 2, 2010
Britain’s “Facebook generation” — the 16 to 24-year-olds — are the loneliest among all age groups, a survey has revealed.
In the survey, one in three said...
April 16, 2010
The economy is likely to expand by 8.4 per cent in the current financial year, with the agricultural sector expected a bounce back in the year, a Ficci survey among economists said here on Friday.<...
March 26, 2010
Indigenous groups and Dalits continue to be at the bottom in most indicators of well-being, the Muslims and the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) occupy the middle rung, while forward caste Hindus and...
March 23, 2010
When it comes to treating minor ailments, Indians rely more on the advice of doctors rather than their neighbourhood pharmacists, says a global study released Tuesday.The study done by rese...