Khajuraho sculpture to be back in India from Canada

The prized Indian statue was returned at the Library of Parliament in Ottawa

Ottawa: An 800-year-old Khajuraho sandstone sculpture of a scantily clad woman holding a parrot will return to India after Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday handed it over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The prized Indian statue was returned at the Library of Parliament in Ottawa The sculpture dates back to the 12th century. It was More...

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Police said that the woman again caught her driver on Sunday with 35 undergarments
By IANS On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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Man held for stealing employer’s undergarments

New Delhi: An obsession to collect undergarments of his woman employer and her daughter landed a 36-year-old driver behind bars as he carried on his activity despite being caught once and admonished, police said More...

She joined MasterCard in 2013 as the global director for government services
By IANS On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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Obama names Indian-American Shamina Singh to key post

  Washington: President Barack Obama has named yet another Indian-American as member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring in October 2019. The More...

Choudhury's accusers say he was the one who has been lying
By IANS On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Bikram Yoga founder denies sexual assault allegations

Washington: Bikram Choudhury, the Indian-American founder of the signature “hot yoga” bearing his name with celebrity followers around the world, has denied accusations of rape or sexual assault by six More...

The team has already received significant funding for the next step of the project
By IANS On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Soon, run your car on hydrogen from corn

New York: Stop worrying about rising petrol costs as researchers have now discovered a novel way to create hydrogen fuel using abundantly available corn stalks and husk. The team has already received significant More...

She topped the Gita Champions League inter-school competition held in January in which over 4,000 students participated
By IANS On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Muslim girl from Thane tops Bhagwad Gita competition

Thane (Maharashtra): A 12-year old Muslim schoolgirl recently topped an examination on knowledge of the Hindu holy book, Bhagwad Gita, conducted by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), it More...

Okawa died at a retirement home where she lived in Osaka
By IANS On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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World’s oldest person dies in Japan aged 117

Tokyo: The world’s oldest person, Japanese woman Misao Okawa, died on Wednesday of natural causes aged 117, Efe news agency reported. Okawa died at a retirement home where she lived in Osaka Okawa died at More...

None of the lumps showed changes in appearance at the follow-up ultrasound, and all biopsied lumps were benign
By IANS On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Teens with breast lumps may not need biopsy

New York: Breast cancer is rare in adolescents and an ultrasound examination might eliminate the need for biopsy in many teenage girls with breast lumps, suggests new research led by an Indian-origin scientist. None More...

So far, we have found 17 pits, which were used to store agricultural produce in the Early Bronze Age I
By IANS On Sunday, March 29th, 2015
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5,000-year-old brewery found in Israel

Jerusalem: A 5,000-year-old brewery has been unearthed in Tel Aviv, the Israel Antiquities Authority said on Sunday. So far, we have found 17 pits, which were used to store agricultural produce in the Early Bronze More...

This device could help prevent miscarriage and premature birth in babies affected with congenital complete heart block
By IANS On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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Micropacemaker to treat foetus with heart block

New York: In a first, researchers have designed a fully implantable micropacemaker for use in a foetus with complete heart block. This device could help prevent miscarriage and premature birth in babies affected More...