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  • Ujjain: Swastik possesses the science of health and well being

    Ujjain: Swastik is symbol of Sun god which possesses the science of well being and health. To bring good health in the house, it should be illustrated on south faced shankh (counch) with red sandalwood. This practice will make the person invincible from biggest of diseases. It also releases positive energy which repels the negative impact of bad Vastu. On the main door of the house, a Swastik should be made with

  • Indore: OTBA withdrawn for good, failed to improve logic

    Indore: Open Text Based Assessment (OTBA) was introduced by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in Class IX (Hindi, English, Mathematics, Science and Social Science subjects) and in final examination of Class XI in select subjects (Economics, Biology and Geography) from March, 2014, for development of logical explanation in students, but it failed to have any visible effect on educational development.

  • Languages still a major barrier to global science

    London : A third of new scientific findings are published in languages other than English, contributing to biases in our understanding and hinderances to the advance of science and research, a new study has found, reports PTI.

  • Science exhibition, fete mark VCS Children’s Day celebration

    Pithampur: Vaishnav Cambridge School (VCS) celebrated Children’s Day by organising a science exhibition and fete where students designed innovative models to demonstrate the positive impact of science.

  • Green signal by “science” to genetically Modified mustard

    NOW, we have “science” touting GM (genetically modified) foods as safe. A “scientific consensus” has emerged across the world that GM foods are “generally safe” to eat. Several studies have found that GM foods may in fact hurt human health, but they are dismissed out of hand. Studies alleging the safety of GM get far more purchase than those that raise the red flag.

  • People who read books may live longer: study

    New York: Bookworms, rejoice! People who read books regularly are likely to live longer than those who do not read at all, a new study has claimed.

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    Yoga – Dissolving your identity

    Yoga does not mean twisting your body, holding your breath, hanging upside down or something like this. Essentially, if you are using the very process of life as a stepping stone for a higher possibility, if every aspect of your life has become a process of growth and a staircase to move upward, then you are in yoga. There are many systems and practices to create such a situation and make your

  • Check the train before you check into it

    Suppose an inattentive person on a huge, noisy, crowded railway station boards a wrong train. Some trains may stop after a few minutes, but some, only after several hours. In the latter case, the traveler will find getting back on track time-consuming and troublesome.

  • Science has an answer for loyalty in relationships

    Washington DC : Science has an answer as to why couples stay committed to their partners even when they meet more attractive people in their lifetime. According to a recent study, those in relationships actually see tempting the people outside of their partnership as less attractive. This perceptual bias could represent a non-conscious method of self-control that assists in overcoming temptations in order to facilitate long-term goals of staying with a romantic

  • US received 236K H-1B applications, completes lottery

    Washington: The US received over 2,36,000 H-1B petitions in just five days of opening up the process early this month for the most sought-after work visa for IT professionals, including from India, and has completed the computerised draw of lots. This is more than thrice the Congressionally-mandated cap of 65,000 in the general category for the work visas for highly-skilled workers in the general category for Financial Year 2017.

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    Women who prefer smarter men likely to avoid science careers

    Washington: Women with a preference for more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in male-dominated fields such as math and science, a new study has found. The research builds upon previous findings which found that thinking about romantic goals affected women’s attitudes toward careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

  • Female fish develops male organs, impregnates self

    London: In a rare finding, scientists have observed a female hybrid fish growing male reproductive organs, impregnating itself and then giving birth to offspring.

  • ‘Paper skin’ sensing device made of simple kitchen materials developed

    Riyadh : A team of engineers from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science and Technology has developed a low-cost sensor using everyday materials found in the kitchen that can detect external stimuli like pressure, temperature, acidity and humidity, reports IANS.

  • IIT Techfest hosts 1.65L people, draws to a close

    Mumbai : The Annual Science and Technology Festival of Indian Institute of Technology Techfest had a footfall of total 1, 65,000 people from different parts of the country and beyond the world.

  • IIT-B’s Techfest draws in big crowds on Day 2

    Mumbai : IIT Bombay’s annual science and technology festival, Techfest, which creates a visual spectacle year after year, continued its amazing start with more than 1,10,000 people attending the event on Day 1 and Day 2 .

  • Top 10 ethical dilemmas in science listed

    Washington DC : A list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology for 2016 has been released, reports ANI.

  • 2,000 students assembled in a tent at IIT-Delhi

    Largest science practical attempted at IIT!

    New Delhi : Vying for an entry in the Guinness Book of world Records, 2,000 students from schools across the national capital on Monday assembled at the sprawling lawns of Indian Institute of Technology here to conduct ‘world’s largest practical science lesson’.

  • Science camp organised for meritorious girl students

    Mumbai : The science and technology department of the Government of India and Patkar-Varde College in Mumbai is organising a five-day-long science camp for those girl students who secured more than 93.2 marks in the SSC examination to encourage them to pursue their career in research in the fundamental sciences.