Tag Archives: China

How Experts Reacted as Sensex Crashed Most in Seven Years, 4th in History

As the investors from worldwide are worried about Chinese economy, markets witnessed bloodbath today, the Sensex recorded an intra-day fall of 1,153.16 points till noon, fourth highest ever recorded in history. It is the biggest crash in about seven years and the fourth biggest for the BSE benchmark index Sensex. Today’s fall is biggest since October 24, 2008. Out of top ...

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Spaceflight Elevates Risk of Gut Diseases, Reveals New Study

Flying high is everybody’s dream in life. However, only astronauts live this dream in its ultimate form with the journey never stopping. While spaceflight has its own perks, sometimes it can pose a threat to the human health as well. A new study, headed by Qing Ge from the Peking University Health Center in Peking, Beijing has shown that spaceflight ...

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India Launches its Biggest Telescope MAST in Udaipur

In a groundbreaking achievement, India uncovered the biggest telescope of the nation namely “Multi Application Solar Telescope” (MAST) at the Udaipur Solar Observatory on Tuesday. Udaipur Solar Observatory (USO) belongs to the group of six sites around the world known as the Global Oscillations Network Group (GONG). MAST was put into action in order for USO to carry out a ...

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Amitabh, Akshay, Salman are in World’s 10 Highest-Paid Actors List

In a recent survey conducted by Forbes magazine, three out of the top 10 highest paid actors now come from Bollywood, while the fourth one is Jackie Chan from China. The three from Bollywood are Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar. Ironic but Shahrukh Khan, who had figured second richest actor in Forbes List last year is not in ...

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Ancient Skull with Membrane Intact Found in China

Archaeologists have discovered 100,000 years old human bones in Central China’s Lingjing historical site in Xuchang, with bite marks pointing at prey or other humans attacking him to death, said Li Zhanyang, a researcher at the Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology. The Lingjing site has thrown up seven fossil remains so far, making it the largest site ...

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‘Gangnam Style’ singer Psy car involved in accident in China

South Korean singer Psy who has surprised the world audience with his Korean number Gangnam Style in Korean language was involved in a car accident in China, said latest reports. The Rolls Royce he was travelling in Hangzhou city collided with a bus on Thursday afternoon but the singer was not harmed in the accident, said an early report by ...

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PEW Survey: Poor Marks for China on Human Rights

  While overall ratings for China are mostly positive, that is not the case on the issue of individual liberty. Across 39 countries, a median of 45% say the Chinese government does not respect the personal freedoms of its people, while only 34% say that it does. Publics in the EU and North America are the most likely to say ...

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Abusing Elders Common Worldwide, but Lowest in India: Report

Compared to a very high incidence of abuse faced by the world community-dwelling older adults, India accounts lowest with 14 percent of abuse compared to china’s 36 percent in Asia, said a new study, on the occasion the of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15. A new global review reveals that elder abuse–which includes psychological, physical, and ...

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Delhi Pollution Rattles Non-Smokers Too Equally

Heal Foundation has come out with more statistics about India’s capital Delhi’s pollution revealing that about 2 crore residents are at higher risk and children more prone lung diseases compared to other cities. A WHO report has already rattled Delhi authorities keeping it on top of all Indian metros while saying people are at higher risk of heart stroke, lung ...

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In Praise of Canola Oil to Reduce Your Cholesterol, Belly Fat

While research is in praise of olive oil till now, new study has thrown light on similar health benefits for canola oil that is extracted from the canola plant for use as kitchen oil. Besides its nutritional value, canola oil is billed as weight-reducing agent to tackle obesity and lifestyle risks in modern day food habits. With its taste-less and ...

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US Govt Employees Data Hacked, China Rejects Reports of Chinese Hackers Behind it

Despite strong antidote to Chinese hacking attempts last year over North Korean hackers taking down Sony and other major websites, hackers again attacked the US Office of Personnel Management compromising information on government workers, government employee records and security clearances. The role of Chinese hackers is serious suspected by the US law enforcement sources who told Reuters that a “foreign ...

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Where is Ganganam Style Hero Psy? Third One in Pipeline?

We all remember Psy, the South-Korean stunner who single-handedly rocked the world by his addictive single ‘Gangnan Style’ in 2012. Everyone danced along the song. In fact, tennis stars Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were also seen shaking a leg with each other on court before the start of 2013 Australian Open. The subsequent video of the single became the ...

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India to Set up 70 Supercomputers at Rs.4500 crore: What it Forecasts?

With 70 super computers across the country, India is foraying into a mega-project that will connect the Indian defence establishments, hi-gi research institutes and early warning mechanism at a whopping cost of Rs.4,500 crore, said IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The grid-like connection of these R&D facilities in the country has been approved b y the Cabinet Committee ...

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