Tag Archives: Australia

‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ Overseas Box Office Collections Touch Rs.87 Crore

Salman Khan-starrer family drama ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ has remained on top as it finished the second weekend at Rs.193.22 crore and another Rs. 86.57 crore ($13 Million) in overseas markets, with the release of Bond film ‘Spectre’, which took over the centre-stage in box office collections now. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the figures describing the performance of PRDP ...

Read More »

New trial drug shows promise to cure, prevent malaria in single dose

Researchers across U.S and Australia have discovered a new drug, which though in its trial stage, has showed promise to cure malaria in only one single dose, besides being an effective preventive therapy too. The new study by Dr. Margaret Phillips who is the professor of Pharmacology at Southwestern showed that DSM265 – the new drug, could fall “among the first single-dose cures ...

Read More »

Junior Tendulkar Bowls England Nets Ahead of Their 2nd Ashes Test

Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar, rolled his arm over to English batsmen ahead of their second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord’s. England team management invited him to join the net bowlers at Lord’s after Arjun, 15, who reportedly made a request the previous day. The cricket maestro’s son bowled to the England batsmen during the team’s ...

Read More »

Ancestral diets can increase risk of diabetes, says new study

Ever wonder why you are obese or suffer from cardiovascular disease(s) even after following a proper diet? A new study led by an Indian scientist says that poor diet followed by the ancestors is to be blamed for. Anandwardhan A. Hardikar, the associate professor at the University of Sydney along with associates from the National Centre for Cell Science, KEM ...

Read More »

Too much male attention ruins pretty females: New Study

One of the biggest perk of being beautiful is getting overwhelming attention. And mostly every attractive person enjoys that. However, according to a new study by Australian and Canadian researchers on fruit flies, excessive male sexual attention ruins pretty females. Steve Chenoweth who is the associate professor of the University of Queensland’s School of Biological Sciences stated the study projected ...

Read More »

Dhoni: The man under spotlight

2007 T20 World Champions, 2011 50-overs World Champions, 2011 Champion’s Trophy, and number 1 in ICC Test rankings – under Dhoni, India achieved it all. Widely regarded as “Captain cool” for his ability to be calm even under pressure, Dhoni has over and over again proved his worth as one of the best (if not the best) captains of India. ...

Read More »

‘Cell-in-a-Box’ Diabetes treatment enters new phase, UTS to do research now

PharmaCyte Biotech, a clinical stage biotechnology company has announced that its new cancer and diabetes treatment method using live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box, will be taken up by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in Australia. Announcing its contract with the varsity, PharmaCyte Biotech said it will provide funding for the study on treatment of insulin-dependent diabetes that is comprised of ...

Read More »

Key gene causing head, neck cancers found by Australian researchers

Australia-based Monash varsity researchers have made the first real breakthrough in half-a-century identifying the gene behind cancers of the head and neck and understanding how these develop squamous cell cancers (SCC) grow, shedding new light on one of the most deadly forms of the disease. “Disruption of this key gene sets up a pathway of changes in cells in the mouth ...

Read More »

India’s Umpire Ravi Makes it to Elite ICC Panel

A decade after S. Venkataraghavan served on the elite ICC umpires’ panel, Sundaram Ravi has made it to the top ICC selection of umpires on Thursday, besides biggies like New Zealand’s Chris Gaffaney, replacing the outgoing umpires Billy Bowden and Steve Davis. The 49-year-old umpire from Chennai was officiating in the two-Test England-NZ series in England prior to this selection, ...

Read More »

UFO Demystified as NASA Balloon in Australia but…

NASA’s Super Pressure Balloon journey over Victoria, Australia, causing spate of UFO sightings pic.twitter.com/y79leOAKua — The Daily Rupert (@TheMurdochTimes) April 25, 2015 For over half a century, the UFO phenomenon has been gripping the pulse of mankind and several UFO enthusiasts blame it on NASA for keeping things secret while the American space agency gleefully ups the ante keeping tight-lipped. ...

Read More »

Today is World Autism Day, Blue Everywhere?

April 2 is observed as the World Austism Awareness Day and many monuments around the world have turned blue marking the occasion. It is officially World Autism Awareness Day! Join the #LIUB movement at http://t.co/y9jTXiI36o pic.twitter.com/rUbsnQlFPI— Autism Speaks (@autismspeaks) April 2, 2015 In New York, landmark buildings like the Empire State Building will show blue on top while the Prince’s ...

Read More »

Australia Wins World Cup 2015: Match Highlights, Nostalgia

New Zealand’s hopes of trouncing their trans-Tasman big brothers — and 2015 World Cup co-hosts — in the latter’s backyard fizzled out as they were defeated by Australia by seven wickets in the final to hold aloft the grand prize in front of a packed house at the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). New Zealand were reduced to 39/3 in the ...

Read More »

Month of birth influences your lifespan, says study

In an interesting study, it was found out that in two countries of the Northern Hemisphere–Austria and Denmark– people born in autumn or between October and December  live longer compared to those born in spring or from April to June. Authors of the study Gabriele Doblhammer and James W. Vaupel, who have conducted the study on the subject for over ...

Read More »