Structure

  • New technology analyses 3D images of complex biological structures July 13, 2014

    Washington: Researchers have developed a 'virtual finger' technology that enables them to navigate and analyse 3D images of complex biological structures. The new technology allows scientists to move through digital images of small structures like neurons and synapses using the flat surface of their computer screens. "Using Virtual Finger could make data...
  • Bangladesh support revamp after Test status assurance January 30, 2014

    The 'Big three' are one vote away for the revamp to be completed after Bangladesh accepted the restructuring of ICC. ...
  • Lata Mangeshkar opposes heritage tag for studio on her plot, moves Bombay HC December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Playback singer Lata Mangeshkar on Saturday moved to the Bombay High Court challenging a Maharashtra Government's order which declared a film studio located on her plot in Kolhapur as a heritage structure. Her petition came up for hearing before a Bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka, which directed the...
  • SC to hear case on illegal religious structures built on govt land August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday will conduct a hearing on illegal religious structures built on government land. The court has asked all states and union territories to provide details on the number of religious structures that have encroached on government land, as well as those that have been...
  • SC seeks reply from Centre, Jindal on mosque demolition in Raj August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre on a PIL alleging that a Jindal Group firm illegally demolished a 16th century mosque in collusion with the Rajasthan government to facilitate mining operations in Bhilwara district. The Apex Court also issued notice and sought the response of...
  • Delhi government employees go on mass leave to press for reforms in pay structure August 13, 2013

    Delhi: Around 1,000 Delhi government employees on Monday went on mass casual leave and held protests before the Secretariat over their long-standing demand of removing anomalies in their pay structure. Representatives of Delhi Administration Subordinate Service also met Chief Secretary DM Spolia and submitted a memorandum demanding immediate resolution of...
  • Modi accuses Centre of disregarding federal structure June 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Planning Commission were on Tuesday at loggerheads at the annual plan meeting with Modi accusing the Centre of adopting 'big brother' attitude disregarding the federal structure. The two-hour long meeting saw the Commission seeking to puncture Modi's claims that it was...
  • President Mukherjee concerned over crime against women May 25, 2013

    Shimla: Expressing concern over rising incidents of crime against women and children, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday called for effective measures to ensure their safety and security. Underlining the need for arresting the moral decline in society, the president told students of Himachal Pradesh University here to find answers for...
  • Bangladesh: Disaster not 'really serious', says minister May 4, 2013

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's finance minister has downplayed the impact of last week's factory-building collapse on his country's garment industry, saying he didn't think it was "really serious" hours after the 500th body was pulled from the debris. Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith spoke today as the government cracked down on...
  • India new economic icon of emerging powers, says Khurshid March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: India with its robust legal structure, banking system and skilled manpower is the new economic icon of emerging powers and is sure to be on track again for 7 per cent growth, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Sunday. "India with its good legal structure, corporate governance, banking...
  • Pune: French experts to help restore 250 structures January 12, 2013

    Pune: French experts are being roped in by Pune civic body to restore about 250 heritage structures in the city. A decision to this effect was recently taken at the conclusion of a seminar held here on "Economics of Heritage Conservation" organised by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and UNESCO-led Indian...
  • Astronomers discover universe's largest known structure January 12, 2013

    London: Astronomers have discovered the largest known structure in the universe - a group of quasars so large it would take 4 billion years to cross it while traveling at speed of light. The immense scale also challenges Albert Einstein's Cosmological Principle, the assumption that the universe looks the same...
  • Infosys award winner's 'revolutionary' molecular structure research January 5, 2013

    New Delhi: What gives desserts their texture? Or what makes paints durable? For Dr Ashish Lele, the answers lie at the microscopic level. At the National Chemical Laboratories, Pune, he has been exploring how molecular structures influence the properties of soft materials. "My work is in the area of soft material.....
  • 'Human brain, Internet and Cosmos have same structures' November 26, 2012

    Washington: The structure and the growth of the Universe may be similar to that of human brain and the Internet, a new study has found. Researchers found that the structure of the universe and the laws that govern its growth share more similarities than previously thought to the structure...
  • Study finds psychopaths have distinct brain structure May 8, 2012

    London: Scientists who scanned the brains of men convicted of murder, rape and violent assaults have found the strongest evidence yet that psychopaths have structural abnormalities in their brains. The researchers, based at King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, said the differences in psychopaths' brains mark them out even from other...
  • Yahoo CEO outlines new corporate structure April 11, 2012

    California: A week after announcing a painful round of job cuts, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson unveiled a plan Tuesday that will reorganise the company into three main divisions focused on users, advertisers and technology. Thompson unveiled the plan at an "all hands" meeting for employees at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale,...
  • Don't tinker with federal structure: TMC to Govt March 29, 2012

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that the Centre should not interfere in the country's federal structure in the name of fighting terrorism and that there are so many issues which have been clubbed. Mamata said although Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had said in Parliament that...
  • Do away with Duleep, Deodhar trophies: Chopra February 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India opener Aakash Chopra believes that "meaningless" tournaments like Duleep and Deodhar trophies should be done away with to improve the domestic cricket structure of the country. Chopra, who is a key member of Ranji Trophy champions Rajasthan, also advocated the need to introduce points for batting and...
  • Cause of schizophrenia found? January 12, 2011

    Washington: In what could be a possible cause of schizophrenia, scientists claim to have found a link between the condition and trapped brain cells that are unable to reach the cortex, the brain's outer part. A new study, led by University of New South Wales, has claimed that brain cells...
  • 'India needs to fix governance structures' September 11, 2010

    Free mobile phones to the poor instead of foodgrains. In such a scenario, what are the key challenges India needs to deal with? ...
  • Your brain structure determines personality June 23, 2010

    Washington:A study says that one's personality is related to the size of different parts of brains. Colin DeYoung at the University of Minnesota (UM) and colleagues wanted to find out the correlation between different personality factors and brain structures. For the study, psychologists divided all personality types into five factors:...
  • MP govt orders demolition of monuments April 6, 2010

    In Madhya Pradesh- the government is demolishing 100-year-old structures to make room for parking lots - conservationists are protesting on the streets. Among the ancient structures being demolished is a building built by the last Begum of Bhopal - for self-employed women. ...
  • UN rights boss denounces Swiss ban on minarets December 1, 2009

    Geneva: The top UN rights official on Tuesday said Switzerland's ban on building minarets was deeply divisive and at odds with its international legal obligations. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, said in a statement that prohibiting an architectural structure linked to Islam or any religion was ''clearly discriminatory''. Swiss...
  • IIMs accept Government pay structure, says Sibal October 16, 2009

    New Delhi: Unlike the IITs, the IIMs have accepted the Government's salary structure for the faculty, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal said on Friday. After meeting the IIM directors in the Capital, Sibal said the directors did not raise any issue over the pay structure as they have accepted it. The government in...
  • Month-long standoff between Govt and IIT faculty is over October 3, 2009

    The month-long standoff between the Government and IIT faculty over the issue of pay structure has finally come to an end. A report. ...
  • Mumbai building collapse kills old woman, injures nine August 26, 2009

    Mumbai: A building in Mumbai collapsed on Tuesday night trapping eight people inside the debris. One 83-year-old woman died. Angry residents say the authorities ignored their warnings of the danger posed by illegal construction. The 70-year-old Khatau Mansion on the busy Lamington Road in the South Central region of the...
  • Antony spills the beans, says MiG-29 structurally flawed July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The MiG-29, which was thought to be one of India's most potent weapons, is a defective aircraft. The stunning disclosure that the MiG-29 is structurally flawed was made in Parliament by Defence Minister A K Antony. The Russian-made MiG-29 has a tendency to develop cracks due to corrosion in...
  • Mamata dismisses corporate structure for railways July 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday ruled out corporatisation of the Country's rail road network but said the private sector's participation can be considered for commercial use of railway land for areas like healthcare and education institutions. "I'm always in favour of our employees. I'll be the last person...
  • Direct Taxes Code to simplify tax structure: Pranab Mukherjee July 6, 2009

    New Delhi: The Government on Monday has promised to come out within 45 days with a framework for the Direct Taxes Code that will simplify tax structure. "I propose to pursue the structural changes in direct taxes by releasing a new Direct Taxes Code within the next 45 days," said Finance...
  • Novel facelift: A house that jacks built October 6, 2008

    Gurgaon: A car or a truck being jacked up to carry out repairs may be a common thing, but a rare jack-up job on a house in Gurgaon has left people dumbfounded. The owner of the two storeyed house, Giridhari Lal Daima was worried that the 12-year-old structure was not coping...