NBRC: Research on Zika virus causing microcephaly

National Brain Research Centre-led team of researchers has successfully identified the molecular and cellular mechanisms by which Zika virus causes microcephaly. Babies born with microcephaly have significantly smaller head size compared with normal babies. The researchers found the envelop protein (E protein) of the virus, which is responsible for the entry of the virus into […]

Deployable 'Mobile Airbag' for mobile safety

A German engineering student has invented a ‘mobile airbag’ case design that automatically deploys when a phone is dropped. Even though there are already have several case options in the market that can protect mobile devices from harm, such as cracks, scraps, water damage and more, the chances of your mobile prone to damage is […]

FIFA World Cup 2018

France – the champions of the world once again. Twenty years after Didier Deschamps lifted the trophy with the likes of Zinedine Zidane, Patrick Viera and Thierry Henry by his side, he did so again, this time with the rest of his coaching staff beside him. He was not wearing the French blue but a […]

Reliance CSR – Thinking beyond business

India caters the corporates to focus towards its wider social responsibilities and work towards the betterment of the society through Corporate Social Responsibility law. As per the CSR, the Companies Act, 2013 is a landmark legislation that made India the first country to mandate and quantify CSR expenditure. The inclusion of CSR is an attempt […]

Harley-Davidson Sport Glide (2018)

The 2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide is truly an evolution. The quality of finish and overall engineering is a jump beyond years gone by, and while there’s no denying the new Harley isn’t cheap, on closer inspection it’s clear that a lot of time and effort has been put into the details. While heavy, it’s a […]

When atoms get really cold

The cold environment is crucial for a number of experiments but the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL) takes this to extreme levels. The laboratory is now heading to the International Space Station (ISS) to study what happens when atoms get really cold. The main brain behind this project of US […]

IndiGo & Air India Express: The cheapest flights in world

India’s low-cost carriers IndiGo and Air India Express have been ranked among the top five cheapest airlines in the world in providing international connectivity. Air India Express, the wholly-owned subsidiary of state-run carrier Air India has been ranked second and the budget carrier IndiGo placed at fifth position in a Global Flight Pricing Report prepared […]

Monsoon and Skin – Care tips for this season

The immunity level of the body becomes low during monsoon. There are several infections taking place in the body which lead to number of diseases related to different systems.  There can be stomach problems like indigestion, dysentery and typhoid or there can be respiratory problems like common cold, cough and asthma and also skin problems […]

Zayed Happiness Van: Bringing smile to workers

On the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, a happiness van named after him started doing the rounds at labour accommodations handing out surprise gifts to workers. Dar Al Ber Society launched the ‘Zayed Happiness Van’ to mark the ‘Year of Zayed,’ coinciding with the 100th birth […]

Big Data Industry Expo 2018

China International’s Big Data Industry Expo 2018 was conducted in Guiyang, capital city of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, on the morning of May 26. As the world’s first big data expo, the Big Data Expo was initiated in 2015 and elevated to a national event in 2017. The 2018’s expo was centred on integration of […]