Mamata salutes Siachen braveheart

Kolkata , Feb 11

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday paid homage to Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, who was dug out alive after being buried under ice for six days in the Siachen glacier.

White House runners focus on battles ahead

Washington , Feb 11 As rival presidential candidates turned to battles ahead, Republican Donald Trump basked in the glory of his huge win in New Hampshire as Democrat Bernie Sanders quickly cashed on his stunning win over Hillary Clinton. And after her 22 point blowout defeat at the hands of self-styled Democratic socialist, the Clinton camp sought to regroup focusing her campaign's energies on African-American voters ahead of the next caucus round in Nevada on February 20.

Smart drones can help search for people lost in the wild

London , Feb 11

Swiss scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) software to teach a drone to autonomously recognise and follow forest trails to help rescue teams accelerate the search for people lost in the wild.

Diabetic drug may help treat cocaine addiction

New York , Feb 11

Researchers have found that a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drug currently used for obese patients and Type-2 diabetics has the potential to be used in the treatment of cocaine dependence.

US sends n-submarine to South Korea

Seoul , Feb 11

The US, in response to the recent space rocket launch by Pyongyang, has sent a nuclear-powered submarine to South Korea, a spokesperson from Seoul's Armed Forces said on Thursday.

WICB, cricketers dispute WIPA's legitimacy in new deal

Port Of Spain (Trinidad) , Feb 11

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and dissatisfied players have found themselves at odds over the legitimacy of the West Indies Players Association's (WIPA) role in negotiating players' contracts.

Focus on quality, not quantity, of food to stay slim

New York , Feb 11

Have you come across a few people who never seem to worry about weight and yet manage to stay slim? One secret that works behind their seeming effortlessness may actually be a sharp focus on the quality of food that they eat, suggests new research.