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Dalai Lama gets 'KISS Humanitarian Award'

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was honoured with the 10th KISS Humanitarian Award at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) here on Tuesday.The award citation recognised his "concern for the oppressed human beings all over the world in need ... Prokerala, 3 weeks ago
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Whales and dolphins have human-like 'cultures': Study

Whales and dolphins live in tightly-knit social groups, have complex relationships, communicate with each other and even have regional dialects - just like human societies - a study has found. The study is first of its kind to create a large dataset of ...
 DNA1 month ago Whales, dolphins have human-like 'cultures': study  Business Standard1 month ago
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Now, virtual humans can identify post-traumatic stress in soldiers

Computer-generated interviewers combine anonymity with social rapport to help troops open up about mental health.
 DNA2 months ago

15,000 scientists issue a dire ‘warning to humanity’ 2.0 letter

It was 25 years ago when the Union of Concerned Scientists got together -- more than 1,700 scientists, including several Nobel laureates, penned the 1992 'World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity'. Now, in 2017, more than 15,000 scientists from 184 ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Prehistoric humans purposely avoided inbreeding

Early humans who lived around 34,000 years ago recognised the dangers of inbreeding and developed social and mating networks to avoid it, new research has found.The study, published in the journal Science, suggests that the early development of more complex ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Bengalurean among six to get coveted Infosys Prize

Prof Upinder Singh Bhalla of Bengaluru-based National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) was among the six scientists and academicians selected for the coveted Infosys Prize. The Infosys Science Foundation, on Wednesday, announced the winners of the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Ananya Kabir among six to get Infosys Prize  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Make education relevant to digital age, says VP Naidu

[India], Nov 23 (ANI): Calling on the graduating class at SRM University to be conscious of social structure, national outlook, culture, heritage and respect of parents and teachers, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday evoked Mahatma Gandhi's saying ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
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Indira Gandhi: Fearlessness in the national interest

'Fearlessness, courtesy, humour, wide interests and wisdom, deep commitment to Indian science and technology, passion for the environment, objectivity and the ability to see many things through not only a national but also an international prism.'   IMAGE: Indira Gandhi on a visit to the US in March 1966, a few weeks after becoming prime minister for the first time.After this visit she would devalue the rupee in return for aid from America, a politically unpopular move that brought her ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Poetry needs more than mere talent: B R Lakshman Rao

Literature helps sustain humanity through culture and reformation, said Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari D Veerendra Heggade. He was speaking at a literary meet held on Friday as a part of the Lakshadeepotsava at Shree Kshethra Dharmasthala. "The notion that ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

Harrison Ford slams climate change doubters

Hollywood star Harrison Ford has bashed climate change skeptics saying that people who have no knowledge of science are taking important decisions.The 75-year-old veteran was speaking at the 30th anniversary gala for Conversation International, reported the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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