ï® Academics have warned that British School children are the worst in maths when compared to other developed countries in the world.
ï® In a rare gesture Lancaster University is to setup an annual scholarship in a memory of Anuj Bidve who was murdered in a racist attack in Manchester.
ï® A group of Muslim scholars and activists have recommend a ban on divorce by pronouncing â€œtalaqâ€ thrice and the restriction of polygamy in a revolutionary draft for codification of Muslim personal law.
ï® A woman hurled a slipper at Mulayan Singh Yadav at a party rally in the Baberu area of Bandra district. She was a rape victim and Yadav had promised to provide her Rs 2 lakh in 2009 but did not honour his commitment.
ï® Scientists in Australia claim to have created a Worldâ€™s first secret formula to make plants and flowers fluorescent in the dark.
ï® Scientists have found that obesity can actually be infectious spreads between friends if they copy each others eating habits.
ï® A new research on the effects of â€œMetal on Metalâ€ devices has suggested that it is the implant which causes the raise of cancer and genetic damages in patients undergoing hip implant surgery.
ï® A 30 year old Japanese woman has been jailed after deliberately breaking the legs of 4 babies because she was jealous of happy mothers.
ï® A Dutch woman has been taking part at a fan ground shooting range almost every year since 1936. Rea Van Dyk now 92 years started at the shooting gallery at 16 years in 1936.
ï® Worldâ€™s oldest marathon runner â€œTurbaned Torpedoâ€ 100 year old Fauja Singh a British Indian athlete charms scores of fans by completing 10 kilometer run in 6 hours 2 minutes in Hong Kong.
ï® A 171/2 hour old baby girl in the U.K who had 15% chance of survival has become the youngest person to have an open heart surgery. She is out of the ICU and recovering fast.
ï® 85 year old Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom celebrated the 60th anniversary of her accession to the British throne after her father King George VI died on 6.2 1952.
ï® A 35 year old Graffiti artist who was asked to paint the walls of an office in Palo Alto California in 2005 who accepted shares instead of cash payment got 125 million pound after 7 years.
ï® A 9 year old girl in Boston who had an aggressive cancerous growth in her stomach, liver, pancreas, small intestines and spleen is making a remarkable recovery after surgeons transplanted six of her organs in a ground breaking medical procedure.
ï® Pakistani Archaeologists have discovered a rare Indus Valley civilisation era seal in steatite dating back 2500-2000 B.C. from the Cholistan area in Punjab province.
ï® Obesity is known to be causing a host of other illness, now a study has found that fat people experience more pain than those with normal weight.
ï® Smoking is bad for health now a study says smoking is bad for the brain especially for male smokers who tend to have a more rapid mental decline than men who do not smoke.
ï® Light painter David Gelliver spends 10,000 pounds and 250 nights over the last three years to create his own psychedelic version of the Olympic rings in the island of Guernsey.
ï® Scientists in the U.S. claim to have developed the Worldâ€™s first biological computer that is made from bimoleculas and can decipher images encrypted on DNA chips.
ï® Google is to soon launch hi-tech inbuilt computer displays, the glasses will be armed with cameras on Android Operating System.
ï® A new smart phone being developed can spot symptoms of depression in the user and take immediate action to counter it.
ï® A Harvard professor thinks the next big thing will be inhaling their caffeine each â€œAcroshotâ€ contains 100 milligrams of caffeine powder and available for 2.99 dollars.
ï® A 15 year old class 9 student Mohammed Irfan of an Anglo Indian school in Chennai stabs his 40 year old teacher Uma Maheshwari to death in the classroom.
ï® A new study has found school age children who set plenty of nurturing from their mother early in life have brains with a larger hippocampus a key structure important to learning, memory and responding to stress.
ï® Researchers at the University of Southern California found that fasting slowed the growth and spread of tumours and cured some cancers when it combined with Chemotherapy.
ï® Noted historian and archaeologist has confirmed the presence of Brahmi script at the ancient Eddakkal caves in a remote part of Waynaud district in Kerala.
ï® Researchers at the University of California say that a new treatment that involves stimulating a critical junction in the brain could help strengthen spatial memory.
ï® Hungaryâ€™s Central Bank burnt wads of old notes to help heat needy humanitarian organisations to warm up many bodies and heart amid a deadly cold snap.
ï® A drug licensed for the use of diabetics that became widely prescribed in France as slimming caused at least 1300 deaths before it was withdrawn.
ï® Researchers from Melbourne and New York Universities have found people with simple easy to say names are likely to face better in careers than those with a tongue twister.
ï® Research has found that heavy smoking parents around the time of conception increase the risk of the child developing acute leukemia the common form of childhood cancer.
ï® Restaurant owner in Central China has refused to entertain customers to bringing mistresses or those who have failed to take care of their parents.