EXPERTS

  • Sleuths re-examine Sunanda Pushkar's room, collect more 'evidence' November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The hotel room, where former Union minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances on January 17, has been re-examined by police and forensic experts who claimed to have found some fresh evidence. According to police officials, they have stumbled upon fluid marks on the...
  • Smoking can cause urologic diseases: Experts September 19, 2014

    London: Cigarette smoking can lead to a number of urological diseases and only a few people are aware of this, experts have warned. According to the Association of Austrian Urologists, smoking can also cause reduced fertility, impotence, and bladder carcinoma. A recent survey carried out by the association found that...
  • Heart drug could be cure for Ebola: British experts September 14, 2014

    London: Researchers at the University of Liverpool have made a breakthrough that can lead to a cure for the deadly Ebola virus currently sweeping through West Africa, media reports said. The university has said the experts stumbled across an existing drug used in the treatment of severe heart disease, which could...
  • Obama to discuss Ebola response with top medical experts September 13, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama will meet leading US medical experts next week as he considers how to follow through on his pledge to step up aid to Africa over the Ebola epidemic. Obama will travel to the US headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta on...
  • Watch: Experts rate iPhone 6 September 10, 2014

    In an interview to CNN, experts rate the all new iPhone 6. "Apple behind the curve when it comes to phone size. It is hard to say whether or not it would be distinctly different from some of the larger phones that are already in the market," say experts. ...
  • Mythbusting chocolate teapot developed in UK September 9, 2014

    London: British experts have managed to produce a chocolate teapot that held boiling water for two minutes to make a drinkable brew, busting a longheld myth. The Yorkbased experts were challenged to prove the sarcastic phrase "as useful as a chocolate teapot" wrong. The result was a handcrafted, working receptacle...
  • Security expert Ajai Sahni talks about AlQaeda's India plan September 4, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Executive Director,Institute for Conflict Management from New Delhi Ajai Sahni said that establishing AlQaeda in India was the result of 2 years of unifying the Mujahideen. "The rise of this new branch demonstrates that Jihad is expanding," said Sahni. ...
  • Expert panel suggests Andhra Pradesh capital should function from 3 places August 31, 2014

    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 August 28, 2014

    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 fivemember 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...
  • ISIS in Iraq inspiring Pakistani militants, says expert July 13, 2014

    Islamabad: The ISIS in Iraq is influencing Pakistani militants, with at least one group declaring allegiance to the insurgents, a Pakistani security analyst has said. Muhammad Amir Rana said in Dawn Sunday that the Pakistani militant group TehreekiKhilafat's declaration of allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and alSham (ISIS) "has...
  • Centre sets up 'Expert Committee' for a new capital for Andhra April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union government has set up a fivemember 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 USbased 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 LashkareTaiba 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 LashkareTaiba (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. 72yearold 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 highlevel 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 stepbystep 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 highlevel 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 highlevel 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 25, 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' Londonbased witness fails to appear in court August 17, 2013

    A Londonbased DNA expert, who was to examine forensic documents provided by CBI in the AarushiHemraj 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

    CNNIBN'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...