New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Attending his first meeting of the BJP's parliamentary board after being re-inducted in the central team, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday suggested using social media to reach out to the youth.
Cannes, May 21 (IANS) Riding on its extensive cinema industry, which produces one of the largest number of films in India, the government of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is keen to use the latest technological innovations in the industry to create skill development and employment opportunities for its youth. "We are planning to set up a GAME city which will serve as the hub for Gaming, Animation, Media & Entertainment in the country," Ponnala Lakshmaiah, the state's minister for information technology and communications, told IANS on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Scientists have found a compound in foods associated with Mediterranean diet that deprives cancer cells of their immortal nature, says a study. By altering a very specific step in gene regulation, this compound essentially re-educates cancer cells into normal cells that die as scheduled.
Los Angeles, May 21 (IANS) Bioengineers have developed a waterproof fabric that could drain away sweat, a study says. The new fabric works like human skin, forming excess sweat into droplets that drain away by themselves, said inventor Tingrui Pan, professor of biomedical engineering
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) An FIR was Monday registered here against social networking site Facebook on a complaint that claimed a group on the site exhorts people to slaughter cows, police said. The site was booked under penal provisions and under the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on the complaint filed by senior police officer Amitabh Thakur
Washington, May 20 (IANS) An 18-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has developed a potentially revolutionary device that can charge a mobile phone in just 20 seconds, a media report said.
London, May 20 (IANS) Time spent by asthma patients soaking up the sun may help in the treatment of the illness, a research has said. A team of scientists at King's College London said vitamin D, which is made by the body in sunlight, calms an "over-active" part of the immune system in asthma, BBC reported. However, treating patients with vitamin D has not yet been tested
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Chinese "state-sponsored" hackers have renewed attacks on the US, after a unit of the Chinese army was named in February as the source of many cyber attacks on US companies, a media report said.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) A tech delegation of top women executives in the information and communication technology sector is visiting India this week to explore ideas to increase the number of women in ICT professions and academia. Led by the US State Department, the delegation will be meeting with leading companies, foundations, educational institutions and government ministries engaged in promoting women in ICT and interacting with the media in New Delhi and Bangalore. The effort is driven by the State Department along with the Institute of International Education (IIE), public sector, private sector and civil society organizations.
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Scientists from China have obtained three ice cores from Mount Everest with the aim to understand more about climate change, an expedition leader said Monday. During the expedition that lasted more than a month, scientists drilled the ice cores at a mountain pass near the East Rongbuk glacier, which covers the north collar of the Mount Everest, Xinhua reported.