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Pentagon made of microbes older than dinosaurs, explains study

Pentagon made of microbes older than dinosaurs, explains study

Some of the building blocks of the iconic Pentagon and Empire State Building in the US are made of mineralised microbes that lived up to 340 million years ago, predating the dinosaurs. The material, known as oolitic limestone, is a popular building material ... DNA, 1 month ago

Pak will collapse like Soviet Union if it pursues arms race: Ex-envoy

[United States], Feb.19 (ANI): Pakistan will collapse like the erstwhile Soviet Union if it does not quit a "losing arms race", and, must also seriously consider casting aside its dependence on the armed forces, especially the army, to be regarded as a great ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

State of the Union 2018: Read the full text of President Trump's address to the US Congress

Washington : President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday, outlining his vision for the next 12 months and highlighting the successes he claimed his administration had produced in its first year. Also read: Trump ...
 Sify1 month ago

Malkhed to come alive in March through 'Rashtrakuta Utsav'

In a bid to reintroduce the past glory of the Rashtrakuta dynasty to the present generation, the state government has decided to organise the Rashtrakuta Utsav in the first week of March this year. To start with, the Utsav will be a two-day event with ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

This multibillion-dollar corporation is controlled by a penniless yoga Superstar

Bloomberg Baba Ramdev renounced the material world. So why is he selling toothpaste, instant noodles, and toilet cleaner? Twenty-three years ago, when he was a poor young yoga instructor living at the foot of the Himalayas, Baba Ramdev pledged to spend the ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 day ago

MUST READ: 10 things you didn't know about Stephen Hawking

Image: File image of Stephen Hawking addressing a public meeting in Cape Town. Photograph: Reuters. On Wednesday, world-famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76. Known as a brilliant mind in a paralysed body, he prided himself on making complex physical concepts accessible to the public, which he outlined in his bestseller, A Brief History of Time. Even though Hawking, who was known for his contributions to the fields of cosmology and ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Maya Jasanoff: The World Is What It Was

MOST OF US first encountered Joseph Conrad as high school students. His novella Heart of Darkness , published in 1899, exposed us to ideas of civilisation and modernity, empire and colonialism. Written over a mere seven weeks, Heart of Darkness maps ...
 Open Magazine1 week ago

Let us stop taxing women!

Double tax exemption on wages paid to women can encourage companies to hire, retain and compensate women better, argues Nitin Pai.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ The single biggest policy challenge staring India in the face is that of creating 20 million formal jobs every year for the next two decades, starting yesterday. There's some debate about how well we've done so far -- some estimates say it's less than 500,000 per year while others suggest we've done as well as 6 million in one ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

On India's prime time TV debates, women are mostly invisible

Mumbai: On any evening, those watching primetime television news debates in India may get the impression that women rarely have opinions worth airing on any subject–politics, economy, stock market or geopolitics. For five days starting February 5, 2018, ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Humans will actually react pretty well to news of alien life, reveals new study

Humans are likely to be "pretty upbeat" about facing alien life, say scientists who analysed how Earth dwellers react to the news of finding ther life forms in the universe. "So far, there's been a lot of speculation about how we might respond to this kind of ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Humans likely to react well to news of alien life  Business Standard3 weeks ago
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