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Monthly News May 2014

NASA sends hi-tech ‘sandals’...

NASA sends hi-tech ‘sandals’ into space

NASA has sent a pair of high-tech ‘space sandals’ to the International Space Station (ISS) to better understand how heavy loads can damage an astronauts’ bones and muscles. The ForceShoe will be worn by astronauts to further our knowledge of the forces at play when operating at... read more »

In your 60s? Connect on social media to ...

In your 60s? Connect on social media to stay fit

Social media is not all that bad, especially if you are in your 60s as you can connect with your family and friends for positive interactions and stay healthy. Having regular interactions and being involved in several different social networks can help older adults be healthier, according to new... read more »

This summer, make a cold soup

This summer, make a cold soup

Considered to be a wholesome meal by itself, chilled gazpachos and cucumber broths are perfect for the sweltering heat Can’t bear the thought of a hot bowl of what used to be your favourite soup? Don’t banish your foodie desire yet, for the answer might lie in a chilled alternative —... read more »

CBSE will now allow ‘revaluation’

CBSE will now allow ‘revaluation’

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education has introduced the provision of ‘revaluation’ at Class XII level from this year. It is in addition to the provisions of verification of marks and obtaining of photocopy of evaluated answer books which are already in practice. It is a... read more »

Is Iran jailing Facebook users for anti-govt posts?

TEHRAN: An Iranian court has sentenced eight people to jail terms ranging from seven to 20 years for crimes including anti-regime propaganda posted on Facebook, an opposition website has... read more »

Cong slams PM’s ten-point plan

New Delhi : Castigating SwA day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a ten-point action plan to his new cabinet, the Congress party on Friday charged that its lack vision and has very... read more »

Too much stress can lead to infertility in male

NEW YORK: A new study has revealed that too much stress can lead to sterility in males. According to the study, researchers have established a link between infertility in men and stress... read more »

Time for Walsh, Oltmans to deliver: Dhanraj Pillay

Every player is very young, and the younger generation has taken over Indian hockey now. Sardar (Singh) is the most senior player, but other than him the rest are very junior. But hockey... read more »

Fifa world cup Brazinga 2014: Cup Star David Villa

David Villa Date of Birth: December 3, 1981 Position: Striker Team: Spain Appearances: 94 Goals: 56 He is not your ideal striker. He may not have raw pace or blanking shots, but he scores a goal... read more »