How www (World Wide Web) was born at CERN 25 years ago?

  Twenty five years ago, in March 1989 Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist working at CERN, submitted a proposal to develop a radical linking and sharing information method over the internet, titled: “Information Management: A Proposal”. There the idea was born for world wide web that has changed the world. The first website at CERN – and in the world – ...

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CERN, ESA Remember Founder Almadi, Sign Agreement on Future Research

Global anti-matter research centre CERN has signed a framework agreement with ESA for future cooperation on research and technology in areas of mutual interest. This year is CERN’s 60th anniversary and ESA’s 50th, making the signature an opportunity to celebrate the memory of a scientist who was a founding father of both organizations: the Italian, Edoardo Amaldi (1908 –1989). Future ...

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Beware of Health Apps! Time to check, Certify, say scientists

In view of the rising abundance of mobile health apps, a team of scientists and doctors have called for an objective review and certification process of mobile heath Apps that are not regulated by the government and available for free or paid downloads. In an article titled ‘In Search of a Few Good Apps’ published in the journal JAMA, they ...

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Just Sport: Cricket board always toadied to Gavaskar

By Veturi Srivatsa The Indian cricket board has allowed an easily curable infection to linger on and now it is being threatened with gangrene. The one man responsible for bringing disrepute to it is Narayanaswamy Srinivasan. For once, his chief astrologer seems to have failed to give him the right advice. The developments have also shown that the board bigwigs ...

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T20 Results Today: New Zealand beat Netherlands by 6 Wickets

Brendon McCullum’s 65 off 45 balls gave New Zealand a six-wicket victory over the Netherlands in a Group 1 match here Saturday and kept them in contention for a semi-final berth in the ICC World Twenty20. The victory at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here helped the Kiwis leapfrog South Africa into second place in Group 1. Sri Lanka, New ...

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New Research Shows How Mars Lost its Water Reservoir

As scientists the world over are excited about the presence of water on Mars, a new research on meteorites reveals how the water vanished from the Martian surface. The large amounts of water escaped into space within the first half-billion years of Mars’ existence while remaining water froze and may have formed reservoirs of ice still hidden below the surface, ...

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Cruise in conflict with drones in ‘Top Gun 2’?

Los Angeles, March 29: “Top Gun 2” is still happening, says producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and the plot of the sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise starrer is modern. “We’ve been trying to get that movie made for 30 years, and I think we’re getting closer and closer,” huffingtonpost.com quoted Bruckheimer as saying. “Don (Simpson co-producer of ‘Top Gun’) and I ...

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Gaga wears sheer outfit for her birthday bash

New York, March 29 : Singer Lady Gaga grabbed eyeballs when she turned up in a nude coloured bodysuit for her 28th birthday party here. She arrived at Roseland Ballroom Theater here Friday wearing a nude coloured sheer bodysuit, reports entertainmentwise.com. The outfit was completely see-through, but red roses were strategically placed to cover her private parts. Her face was ...

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Tamil Movie Review–‘Inam’

Film: “Inam”; Cast: Sugandha Ram, Karan, Saritha and Karunas; Director: Santosh Sivan; Rating: **** War stories are extremely challenging to narrate without being controversial. But cinematographer-filmmaker Santosh Sivan has crushed that notion to pulp with his film “Inam”, a war-drama which explores the lives of a group of orphans during the Sri Lankan civil war. Without taking sides and not ...

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Rajinikanth’s ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ now to release May 1?

Mumbai, March 29 : The release of the long-awaited Rajinikanth starrer “Kochadaiiyaan” has been postponed yet again. The new release date, according sources very close to the project, is May 1. After many delays, the film had been “finally” announced for release April 11 alongside the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Hindi entertainer “Bhootnaath Returns”. But now it seems the Big B would ...

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Bollywood News: My parents went too early says Shah Rukh Khan

Mumbai, March 29 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan was in a nostalgic mood Saturday as he missed his parents, who he feels “went too early” “Talking to boys on the sets…we talked of our parents. Miss my parents now on the drive back from the shoot. They went too early,” the 48-year-old posted on his Twitter page early Saturday morning. ...

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California witnessed 15 earthquakes in past 24 hours: USGS Data

Brea Police Dept @BreaPD Follow Rockslide caused car to overturn. Minor injuries. Carbon canyon closed between Valencia and county line. 11:16 AM – 29 Mar 2014 While the major earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude jolted Los Angeles at 9 pm in the evening Friday, the records of US Geological survey showed 15 earthquakes in total during the past 24 hours. California region’s ...

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Rupee Touches Down Lowest Point of 65 per $; Is RBI There?

With the Indian rupee touching the abysmal and bizarre 65 mark against the dollar on Thursday, it is high time the Finance Minister wakes up and do something to stem the steep fall or let those in office go or quit himself. Unlike the asian currency crisis of the 1990s, the fall of Indian rupee is mainly a handiwork of ...

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Uttarakhand Rescue, Relief Latest Update: Army Opens Sonprayag to Gauri Kund Link Road, Kedarnath, Badrinath Connected

One week after the Uttarakhand flash floods, army on Friday opened the key road link from Sonprayag to Gauri Kund which is the base camp for trek to Kedarnath, and began evacuating about 1,000 people who were stranded at Gauri Kund along the newly opened road to Sonprayag and Tehri. Army Para troopers with specialized mountaineering equipment reached out to ...

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10 Reasons why Rupee at 60 per Dollar Means deja vu 1991 Situation

The Indian rupee touched Rs.60 per dollar on Thursday amid news from Washington DC that the US Fed may taper its Q3 monetary easing policy with improved economy. Since India is dependent on foreign capital inflows to fund its current account deficit, the tumbling rupee may mean both good news and of course, bad for the import-depedent economy. Here are ...

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FaceBook Invite: What to expect on top of Android?

Facebook has invited select group of journalists to an event it calls “new home on Android”, creating enough space for rumour mill to trigger anticipation for an android-based mobile phone exclusively for facebook users. It is perhaps a culmination of rumours that Facebook is building its own version of mobile phone meant for easy access to Facebook all over the ...

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