Wooden statue much older than Egyptian pyramids?

London , Aug 30

Ever heard of anything almost twice as old as the great Egyptian pyramid? Well, a wooden statue is, according to a new analysis of the ancient artefact first found over a century ago, a media report said.

Kannada scholar shot dead in Karnataka

Dharwad (Karnataka) , Aug 30

Renowned Kannada scholar M.M. Kalburgi, a former Hampi University vice chancellor, was shot dead by an unidentified person on Sunday at his residence here, police said.

Government to promote Sree Narayana Guru's teachings

Thiruvananthapuram , Aug 30

The central government will do its best to take forward the teachings and ideology of famed social reformer Sree Narayana Guru, union Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said here on Sunday.

My 'Making India Awesome' the pill India needs: Chetan Bhagat

New Delhi , Aug 30 Chetan Bhagat has played the role of a dancer, banker, script writer and motivational speaker, but donning the hat of a politician isn't on his wish list. With eight books and five films in his kitty since he burst into the literary scene in 2004, he now believes that he has a pill to solve India's woes with his "Making India Awesome" latest work.