April 2, 2014

PM of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov resigns

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has resigned today. It has been accepted by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Akhmetov was appointed Prime Minister in September 2012.

5 dead as magnitude-8.2 quake hits northern Chile

A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake  struck off northern Chile, setting off a small tsunami that forced evacuations along the country's entire Pacific coast.

DD News Documentary on Naxalism ‘Lal Galiyare Se' wins award

DD NEWS programme 'Lal Galiyare Se'  on Naxal Problem was on Saturday given the National Television Award at a function organised in New Delhi.

April 1, 2014

Indian teen tells US how to save USD 400 mln by changing font

Indian teen tells US how to save USD 400 mln by changing font

A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with an unique plan that could help the US save nearly USD 400 million a year by merely changing the font used on official documents.

Good bacteria that protects against HIV identified

Scientists have for the first time grown  vaginal skin cells outside the body to better identify the good bacteria that protect women from HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases.