Experts

  • Expert panel suggests Andhra Pradesh capital should function from 3 places 5 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Contrary to expectations, an expert committee set up by the Home Ministry has not recommended name of any particular place for establishment of the capital of residuary Andhdra Pradesh but suggested that the state government should function simultaneously from three different places. The committee, headed by former Union...
  • Ebola kills 1,500 health care workers 3 days ago

    There's growing concern about the increasing number of health care workers becoming infected with Ebola. Public health experts say part of the problem is a shortage of protective gear in more remote areas. The Ebola outbreak has killed nearly 1,500 health care workers. ...
  • Panel on Andhra capital to submit its report next month July 26, 2014

    The expert committee constituted by the central government to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for Andhra Pradesh, plans to submit its report by the middle of August. Former urban development secretary K. C. Sivaramakrishnan, who is heading the five-member panel, Saturday said though they have time till September, they...
  • MH17 crash: Forensic experts gather material to identify victims July 19, 2014

    The Hague (Netherlands): Forensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material including DNA samples that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine. Police said in a tweet that 40 pairs of detectives from the National...
  • Centre sets up 'Expert Committee' for a new capital for Andhra April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union government has set up a five-member expert committee, headed by former Union Urban Development Secretary K Sivaramakrishnan, to recommend a site for the capital of successor state of Andhra Pradesh. The expert committee has been constituted in the wake of creation of Telangana by bifurcating Andhra...
  • Unemployment levels rising in India, say experts January 26, 2014

    The count of people being without a job is on the rise in India as economic slowdown and slower business expansion activities cast a shadow on employment generation, say experts. Indicating sluggishness in the country's job market, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said in its recent report that the unemployment...
  • President gives certificate of honour to language experts January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The US-based academician Robert P Goldman who translated epic Valmiki Ramayan into English and noted indologist George Cardona were given certificates of honour by President Pranab Mukherjee for their contribution to Sanskrit at a function on Friday. Goldman and Cardona were among 57 proponents of Sanskrit, Pali/Prakrit, Arabic and...
  • Dian Fossey: The unsolved mystery of her murder January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Gorilla expert Dian Fossey would have turned 82 if she were alive today. Dian Fossey, known for undertaking a comprehensive study of gorilla groups over a period of 18 years, was murdered a few weeks before her 54th birthday. Her body was found in her cabin on the...
  • Google doodles gorilla expert Dian Fossey's 82nd birthday January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 82nd birthday of American zoologist Dian Fossey, Google has posted a doodle on its homepage. The doodle features a large number of gorillas and Dian Fossey taking notes. Dian Fossey was an American zoologist who undertook a comprehensive study of gorilla groups over a period of...
  • Not arrested in India, says LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda January 4, 2014

    Top Lashkar-e-Taiba bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda on Saturday claimed in a court in New Delhi that he was not arrested in India but was "picked up" from Nepal by Delhi Police and sought a direction to police to furnish details of cases pending against him. Tunda was one of the...
  • LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda withdraws bail plea January 3, 2014

    Top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda, one of the 20 terrorists India had asked Pakistan to hand over after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, on Friday withdrew his bail petition filed before a Delhi court. 72-year-old Tunda, who is in judicial custody in connection with various terror attack cases,...
  • Proposed Haryana nuke plant gets Environment Ministry's conditional nod December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: A nuclear power plant proposed to be set up in Haryana is one step short of getting the green clearance with a high-level panel of the Environment Ministry giving conditional nod. The decision to recommend green clearance to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) proposal for setting...
  • Expert panel to determine capital of residual Andhra Pradesh December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday said an expert committee will be set up to determine the new capital of residual Andhra Pradesh. Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh the expert panel will be constituted and within 45 days of the Telangana Bill being enacted by the Parliament, it will recommend the...
  • Helpouts: Google's new paid service lets you video chat with experts November 5, 2013

    San Francisco: Google Inc is launching a service that lets consumers pay for live video chats with experts who can provide everything from step-by-step turkey cooking instructions to marriage counseling. The Google Helpouts service, introduced on Monday, features roughly 1,000 partners in fashion, fitness, computers and other topics, available for live,...
  • Expert group on new bank licences to hold 1st meeting on November 1 October 29, 2013

    A high-level panel chaired by former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan that will scrutinise applications for new bank licences will hold its first meeting on November 1. Other members of the high-level advisory committee (HLAC) are former RBI Deputy Governor Usha Thorat, former Securities and Exchange Board of India Chairman C B...
  • 3 close aides of LeT operative Tunda remanded in judicial custody September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda's three close aides, who had allegedly helped in infiltration of Pakistani and Bangladeshi terrorists into India in 1997 to carry out terror strikes, were remanded in judicial custody till October 14 by a Delhi court on Monday. Allauddin, Mohd Basiruddin and Mohd Zakaria...
  • Sex Box: Couples to have sex on Channel 4 show September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: It seems the small screen is leading a wave of revolution through its pathbreaking shows. A new show called 'Sex Box', to be aired on UK's Channel 4, will see a host interviewing couples right after intercourse. The channel has clarified that there will be no nudity as...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Cyber experts' help sought to trace source of video September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Security agencies are seeking the help of cyber experts to find out the source of the video which was widely circulated through mobile phones and incited people during the communal violence in Muzaffarnagar. Official sources said the controversial video, which was actually shot either in Pakistan or Afghanistan and...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Forensic experts examine crime spot August 27, 2013

    Forensic experts from Gujarat and Delhi on Tuesday arrived in Mumbai to collect the evidence at the Shakti Mills compound where a photojournalist was gangraped six days ago. Carrying the necessary equipment, the two teams from Central Forensic Science Laboratory and Gujarat Forensic Science Laboratory are thoroughly examining the defunct Shakti...
  • Aarushi murder case: Talwars' London-based witness fails to appear in court August 17, 2013

    A London-based DNA expert, who was to examine forensic documents provided by CBI in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case as a defence witness, did not turn up in the special CBI court in Ghaziabad on Friday. The Court of Additional Sessions Judge Shyam Lal fixed August 22 for next hearing to...
  • Forensic experts explain how the dead will be identified in U'khand June 26, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Subhajit Sengupta speaks to forensic experts who explain how the dead bodies will be identified in Uttarakhand through DNA profiling. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: Two forensic experts testify March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The two forensic experts, who had provided scientific support and services in the investigation into the December 16 gangrape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in New Delhi, testified as prosecution witnesses before the fast-track court on Thursday. The two officials from Central Forensic Science Laboratory...
  • Oracle says Java is fixed; US says Java still risky January 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Oracle Corp. said Monday it has released a fix for the flaw in its Java software that raised an alarm from the US Department of Homeland Security last week. Even after the patch was issued, the federal agency continued to recommend that users disable Java in their Web...
  • This Diwali, stay away from heavy food for glowing skin November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: While you spruce up your home and shop till you drop in these hectic days before Diwali, do spend some time on yourself too. Remember to drink water to keep your skin hydrated and stay away from heavy food for that flawless and glowing skin, say experts. Sachin...
  • Many challenges before Chandy's Air Kerala project October 15, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: While Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is determined to see his pet Air Kerala project take off by April 14, 2013, aviation experts on Monday opined that unless prudence was shown, it would end up the way of numerous other state-owned enterprises. P.K. Devidas, an aviation professional with more...
  • Kerala: Women experts out of Padmanabhaswamy temple September 22, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Supreme Court-appointed expert panel that met here on Friday decided that no women members will enter any of the chambers at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple for scientific evaluation of the temple treasure. The documentation of wealth at the temple was temporarily suspended on Thursday after temple authorities opposed...
  • Hyderabad: Rs 1 crore for trees? Irrational, say experts September 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) authorities have repeatedly assured one and all that even though 3,000 trees had to be cut down to make way for the new service, they would do their best to compensate for the same by translocating trees to the Outer Ring Road and planting...
  • The right strategy to prepare for CAT 2012 August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: It is time to start preparing for CAT in the right earnest. With the CAT examinations scheduled to be held from October 11 to November 6 on 21 days (42 slots), you do not have many more days left to prepare. CAT 2012 test pattern CAT 12 notification has not...
  • Latest Java software opens PCs to hackers August 28, 2012

    Boston: Computer security firms are urging PC users to disable Java software in their browsers, saying the widely installed, free software from Oracle Corp opens machines to hacker attacks and there is no way to defend against them. The warnings, which began emerging over the weekend from Rapid7, AlienVault and other...
  • Jodhpur boy among top global computer experts August 13, 2012

    Jodhpur: A youth from Jodhpur has been chosen among 50 computer experts from across the globe by the Google for its 'Mentor Summit' to be held at its headquarter in California on October 20-21 this year. Aditya Maheshwari, who will be presenting a paper on 'How to attract youth for...