'Never knew when Mahasweta Devi's lightning wit would strike'

Kolkata , July 29

India-born independent filmmaker Shashwati Talukdar, who shot a documentary on eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi, remembers her as extremely funny in person and says one would be taken unawares by her "lightning wit".

New tool corrects distortions in selfie

New York , July 29

Taking a selfie could be fun but due to the camera's proximity, such photos may render your nose larger, ears smaller and forehead more sloping. A new tool developed by researchers at Princeton University can correct these distortions, and has the potential to bring an end to selfie stick.

Mahesh Babu's next starts rolling

Hyderabad , July 29

Superstar Mahesh Babu's much anticipated yet-untitled Telugu project with filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss went on the floors on Friday.

Rajnath to visit flood-hit Assam

New Delhi , July 29

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit on Saturday Assam, where floods have caused havoc and displaced thousands.

Protein that can predict ovarian cancer early identified

London , July 29

Researchers have identified a protein that can help detect the earliest signs of ovarian cancer which begins in the female organs that produce eggs (ovaries) and is usually difficult to diagnose because it grows virtually unseen into the abdominal cavity.