New York, March 23: US First Lady Michelle Obama chose a floral gown made of Kashmiri fabric and embroidery by Indian-American designer Naeem Khan for dinner on the concluding day of the Obamas’ visit to Cuba on Tuesday. Michelle Obama looked stunning at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana.Read More →

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed novel peptide-like analogs or peptoids that have the similar antimicrobial properties as peptides but more robust. The discovery,paves the way for creation of new generation antibiotics that can defeat the so called multi-drug resistant bacteria “superbugs”. Like proteins, peptides are are chains ofRead More →

London, March 25 Children as young as seven are engaged in sexting at school, and most teachers know about the extent of social media abuse among pupils, says a report by a Britain-based teachers’ union. “Over half of teachers said they were aware of pupils using social media to sendRead More →

The similarities between the views of Donald Trump, the Republican Party hopeful in the US presidential campaign, and the BJP hawks in India are too obvious to be ignored. Amulya Ganguly in Political Circus draws on those similarities Like all those belonging to the ultra-right, their primary animus is againstRead More →

Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani-American LeT terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley said here on Friday that he nursed a hatred towards India and Indians since December 1971 when his school was bombed by Indian fighter planes during India-Pakistan war which saw the creation of Bangladesh. “I have this hatred… towards IndianRead More →

Perth based radiologist, Dr Robert Taylor, 47, has had his registration cancelled after revelations that he is facing sex assault charges in US under the name of Dr Max Mehta. 1969 born, Dr Max Mehta, as he was known earlier, is originally from Ludhiana in Punjab, India. Dr Taylor a.k.aRead More →

Brussels, March 22: At least 34 people were killed on Tuesday as two deadly explosions rocked the Zaventem airport in the Belgian capital and a more powerful blast ripped through a train coach at a metro station in the heart of Brussels in the worst terror attack in Europe inRead More →