• LIFE
    Did Mars Once Harbor Deep-Sea Cradles of Life?

    This view from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a 20-kilometer-wide strip of ancient seafloor strewn with deep-basin deposits that have been surrounded by and partially buried beneath younger volcanic deposits. Taken together, the deposits suggest possible past hydrothermal activity. Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, MSSS Ancient Mars may have harbored deep-sea hydrothermal vents, the same type of environment where […]

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    Farmer ends life

    A debt-ridden farmer committed suicide by consuming pesticide in his field on the outskirts of Chatnalli village in Shahapur taluk on Friday. He was identified as Bassappa Kondanur (40). According to village sources, he had availed ₹2 lakh loan from private persons and banks. Due to heavy rainfall over the past week, his cotton crop […]

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    Life as it is

    The make-shift stage is dimly lit. Images covered with white piece of cloth start moving in a ghostly manner towards the downstage and remove the piece of cloth. The stage is now brightly lit; music starts playing with distant sounds of a coach being pulled by horses. This is how Anton Chekhov’s most charming masterpiece […]

  • LIFE
    Life as it is

    Based on an Anton Chekhov masterpiece, “Waqt Guzar Jaata Hai” is worth your time The make-shift stage is dimly lit. Images covered with white piece of cloth start moving in a ghostly manner towards the downstage and remove the piece of cloth. The stage is now brightly lit; music starts playing with distant sounds of […]

  • Bags for life carry food poisoning risk if used for raw meat or fish

      Shoppers could colour-code or label bags to avoid cross-contamination, says Food Standards Agency. Photograph: Anthony Morgan/Alamy   Reusable “bags for life” can spread deadly food poisoning bacteria if they are used to carry raw foods such as fish and meat, consumers have been warned by the government’s food safety watchdog. In revised guidance on its website, […]

  • NEWS
    10 Facebook PPC Tips to Make Your Life Easier

    Facebook PPC has become one of the most effective advertising strategies in the history of advertising. With over two billion users, virtually any type of business can make an extraordinary use of utilizing Facebook for advertising. Throw in Facebook’s incredibly robust and easy to use ad Power Editor and supplementary tools, and you’ve got one of […]

  • Victoria Derbyshire: ‘After cancer, I’m squeezing life out of every second’

    Victoria Derbyshire: ‘Cancer is a lottery in terms of whether you survive or not.’ Photograph: Pal Hansen for the Observer On Monday 27 July 2015, at 4.35am, Victoria Derbyshire was in her kitchen, with the kettle on, Googling “inverted nipple” before leaving home to present her daily BBC2 current affairs programme. Google came up with a […]

  • LIFE
    Life in the bike lane

    ChooseMyBicycle, a venture by Abbishek Bharadwaj and Rohit Kuttappa along with two others, offers fully fitted bicycles to clients It is not uncommon to find cyclists whiz past you in traffic on their way to work or for that matter groups of them take over the roads in the wee hours of the morning on […]

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    The Dealer Who Saved My Life

    Sometimes when I dream, I imagine the sky over Harlem is a lofty arc of stained glass. A dusted copper heaven streaked with gold and siphoned from Klimt’s aureate imagination. A profanely ornate firmament raining down with the cherubic drug dealers I grew up with in the 1970s. A legion of natty angels, felled by […]