Shekhar Kapur to chair Macau film fest jury

New Delhi , Oct 26

Renowned filmmaker Shekhar Kapur will be serving as the jury president of the first edition of International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM), being organised to bring spotlight on Asian films and storytellers.

Air pollution may cause damage in blood vessels

New York , Oct 26

Increased exposure to air pollution may cause damage and inflammation to blood vessels among young and healthy adults and thus raise the risk of cardiovascular disease and other related deaths, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Trump's daughter-in-law visits Hindu temple

Washington , Oct 26

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trumps daughter-in-law visited a well-known Hindu temple frequented by scores of devotees in the state of Virginia and reached out to the Indian-American community.

Had fun directing Priyanka Chopra: Gideon Raff

Mumbai , Oct 26

Israeli director Gideon Raff has heaped praise on the "absolutely wonderful" Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who is making waves in the West with "Quantico". He says he enjoyed directing her for one of the episodes of the American TV show.

Indian-origin researcher's smart textiles to measure illness

New York , Oct 22

What if clothes and other wearable items can sense your illness and transmit data to a doctor in a distant clinic for monitoring your health and prescribing drugs? This could be possible, thanks to new research by an Indian-origin scientist at University of Rhode Island.

Indian-origin scientist creates 'real' 3D hands in lab

New York , Oct 21

An Indian-American researcher and his team have created life-size 3D hand models, complete with all five fingerprints using a high-resolution 3D printer that can produce the same ridges and valleys as a real finger.