Are children better off now? Global report card

Twenty-five years ago this month, the countries that compose the United Nations reached a landmark agreement that laid the foundation for much-needed strengthening of...

India’s Internet users set to overtake USA

New Delhi, Nov 19, 2014, (PTI): "The number of internet users in India would reach 302 million by December 2014, registering a year-on-year growth of...

Ebola: Ten Shocking Things

Early symptoms of Ebola can appear harmless -- fever, headache, aches, chills and sore throat. They could be the stuff of a normal illness. But as the...

And the confusion multiplies… Hubble observations cast further doubts

Thanks to the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, some of the most mysterious cosmic residents have just become even more puzzling. New observations of globular clusters...

One step closer to Vedic version of extraterrestrial life

Before we read what the modern scientists have recently said, let us see what Srila Prabhupada said quoting Bhagavad Gita, spoken by Lord Krishna...

Take Sanskrit as third language, get special concession

In view of HRD ministry sticking to its stand on introducing Sanskrit as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) mid-session, the KV Sangathan...

Ban plastic bags. Be sympathetic to animals: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked state governments to be sympathetic towards animals by banning plastic bags which are consumed by stray cattle making...

Center has the power to shut down slaughter houses: UP govt

Attacked over slaughtering of cows in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday sought to put the onus on the Centre, saying it...