Experts

  • Unemployment levels rising in India, say experts 26-01-2014 03:14 PM

    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...
  • President gives certificate of honour to language experts 17-01-2014 07:12 PM

    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...
  • Dian Fossey: The unsolved mystery of her murder 16-01-2014 03:51 PM

    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 15-01-2014 06:04 PM

    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 04-01-2014 05:08 PM

    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...
  • LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda withdraws bail plea 03-01-2014 04:48 PM

    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...
  • Proposed Haryana nuke plant gets Environment Ministry's conditional nod 29-12-2013 10:08 AM

    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...
  • Expert panel to determine capital of residual Andhra Pradesh 07-12-2013 06:59 PM

    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...
  • Helpouts: Google's new paid service lets you video chat with experts 05-11-2013 10:51 AM

    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...
  • Expert group on new bank licences to hold 1st meeting on November 1 29-10-2013 02:11 PM

    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...
  • 3 close aides of LeT operative Tunda remanded in judicial custody 30-09-2013 05:16 PM

    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...
  • Sex Box: Couples to have sex on Channel 4 show 25-09-2013 02:31 PM

    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 12-09-2013 11:06 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Forensic experts examine crime spot 27-08-2013 02:54 PM

    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...
  • Aarushi murder case: Talwars' London-based witness fails to appear in court 17-08-2013 03:36 AM

    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 26-06-2013 11:39 AM

    CNN-IBN's Subhajit Sengupta speaks to forensic experts who explain how the dead bodies will be identified in Uttarakhand through DNA profiling. ...
  • This Diwali, stay away from heavy food for glowing skin 09-11-2012 12:16 PM

    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...
  • Mullaperiyar: Expert panel visits dam areas 24-12-2011 08:11 AM

    Idukki: Technical experts on the Supreme Court-appointed empowered committee on Mullaperiyar Dam issue on Friday began their visit of dams in Idukki district and adjoining areas to provide inputs for the panel to draw up its report on the dispute between Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The expert members, CD Thatte...
  • Experts' views on second quarter GDP data 30-11-2011 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: India's economy grew at its weakest pace in more than two years in the quarter that ended in September, revealing the heavy toll that stubbornly high inflation, rising interest rates and crisis-hit global capital markets are having on Asia's third-biggest economy. Weakness in the second quarter was broad-based,...
  • Kudankulam row: Talks end, logjam continues 08-11-2011 01:22 PM

    Kudankulam: Logjam continues over the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu after Central and state expert committees met over over its safety concerns. Representatives of protesters say they have given 50 questions raising their concerns to the central committee. Sources said that the meeting between central experts and state govt...
  • Defense witness: MJ caused own death 29-10-2011 01:59 PM

    Los Angeles: With dramatic courtroom testimony, attorneys for Michael Jackson's doctor have dropped the bombshell they've been hinting at for months - an expert opinion accusing the singer of causing his own death. Dr. Paul White said Jackson injected himself with a dose of propofol after an initial dose by...
  • Sleep expert: Drugs caused MJ's death 14-10-2011 06:32 PM

    Los Angeles: A UCLA sleep expert described Dr. Conrad Murray's use of a cocktail of drugs on Michael Jackson as "unethical, disturbing and beyond comprehension." The combination of drugs used as Jackson struggled to fall asleep on the day he died was a "recipe for disaster" and ultimately caused his...
  • Drawing on research to teach art of flirting 20-09-2011 12:29 PM

    London: Experts will help men and women harness their animal magnestism, drawing on research into different flirting techniques worldwide, under an initiative of London's Natural History Museum. The experts rely on lessons from the animal kingdom to show how to impress potential mates with the right kind of signals. Many...
  • Expert views on RBI rate hike 16-09-2011 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India raised interest rates on Friday for the 12th time in 18 months and said it would persist with its anti-inflationary policy stance, even as growth slows in Asia's third-largest economy. The Reserve Bank of India lifted its policy lending rate, called the repo...
  • Ryan Gosling is a car expert 09-09-2011 07:13 PM

    London: Actor Ryan Gosling has become a car expert after spending months preparing for his new role as a stunt performer in action drama 'Drive'. The 30-year-old portrays the lead character in the big screen adaptation of author James Sallis' book of the same name, about a stunt driver who...
  • Teachers let students keep iPods in class 18-10-2010 09:46 AM

    In a new way to keep students interested in class, teachers in Canada have allowed the students to let them use their cellphones and iPods. ...
  • Navi Mumbai Airport faces crucial litmus test 22-09-2010 07:53 AM

    Mumbai: After a war of words, the much delayed Navi Mumbai International Airport project, now faces a crucial litmus test. The Environment Ministry's Expert Appraisal Committee will decide on whether it must go ahead or not. This after a report submitted by CIDCO, which has rejected every suggestion made by...
  • Hyderabad techie arrest reignites EVM debate 25-08-2010 11:55 PM

    The arrest of Hyderabad based technical expert Hari K Prasad on charges of EVM theft has led to a nationwide debate on the security and accuracy of voting machines. ...