Meet Lysinbacillus telephonicus, Microbacterium telephonicum, Pyrenochaeta telephoni.Pallava Bagla reports from Pune.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Scientists in Pune have identified three new species of microbes that flourished on mobile handsets. How grimy are the ubiquitous mobile phones? Reports from Western nations have suggested that mobile phones are more often dirtier than toilet seats, with some smart phones even known to harbour deadly drug resistant bacteria. The startling ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
[India], Mar. 03 (ANI): India's north-east region is endowed with rich natural resources and has a rich old heritage and traditions. Ethnically and culturally distinct from the rest of the country, the region is a treasure trove of indigenous knowledge ...Sify, 3 weeks ago
Kolkata has historically been the prime force of the freedom movement and the cultural renaissance of India. People who sacrificed and suffered most for liberation of India were from West Bengal. They did not necessarily belong to a political party. In fact, ...Sify, 2 months ago
The oldest church in the Capital, Saint James, is all set to get a facelift. The church, built in 1836, is a major landmark in the Kashmere Gate area. Built on a Greek-cross plan, the church sports fine colonial classical architecture with a florentine dome.DNA, 2 weeks ago
[India], Feb.23 (ANI): Inaugurating the second Global Leadership Research Conference (GLRC-2017) on the theme 'Innovation, Sustainability and Change: Emerging Challenges and Solutions" at Amity University here, Dr. Thomas Mathew, Additional Secretary to the ...Sify, 1 month ago
More than 100 journalists were killed last year while doing their jobs, according to the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom.The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said 101 journalists were killed in 2016, the ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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