Skin-like computing chip analyses health data with brain-mimicking AI

Skin-like computing chip analyses health data with brain-mimicking AI

New York, Aug 7 (IANS) A team of US researchers have developed a flexible, stretchable computing chip that processes information by mimicking the human brain.



Legislation to ease return of Nawaz Sharif

Legislation to ease return of Nawaz Sharif

Lahore, Aug 7 (ANS) The Pakistan Mus­lim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government is considering relevant legislation to ease the return of its supreme leader Nawaz Sharif, who is in a self-imposed exile in London on medical grounds, to Pakistan, the media reported.

Civil services have to improve for better governance (Column: Spy's Eye)

Civil services have to improve for better governance (Column: Spy's Eye)

There is a widely shared view that the All India Services, which provided the 'steel frame' of governance in a democratic India, granting Constitutional autonomy to the state administration, particularly on the police front, are failing to deliver because of a declining decision-making ability of its officers, their smugness arising from notions of total employment security and inadequacy of parameters used for evaluating their performance.

Arkady re-elected FIDE President, India's Anand as Deputy President

Arkady re-elected FIDE President, India's Anand as Deputy President

Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Arkady Dvorkovich was on Sunday reelected for a second and last time with a huge margin of 141 votes.

China launches long-range airstrike drills around Taiwan

China launches long-range airstrike drills around Taiwan

Taipei, Aug 7 (IANS) Chinese forces took part in drills focused on land attacks and long-range airstrikes around Taiwan on Sunday, its military said, on what was expected to be the final day of extensive exercises rolled out in response to a visit to the island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

India's maiden small rocket mission fails, two satellites unusable

India's maiden small rocket mission fails, two satellites unusable

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 7 (IANS) The maiden mission of India's brand new rocket about Rs 56 crore Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) on Sunday morning ended in a failure.

As Jharkhand's tussar spins its web globally, watch out for 'ahimsa silk'

As Jharkhand's tussar spins its web globally, watch out for 'ahimsa silk'

Ranchi, Aug 7 (IANS) Raksha Bandhan, the festival of tying silk thread will be celebrated on August 11-12, but do you know how it is made and from where it comes?

Delhi Downer: Cheaper liquor in Delhi, Maha hits Goa's booze business

Delhi Downer: Cheaper liquor in Delhi, Maha hits Goa's booze business

Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) With Delhi and neighbouring Maharashtra reducing liquor rates, Goa's liquor traders are left worried that they may further lose business from tourists visiting the sunshine state, who no longer purchase liquor from the state's liquor vends like before.

Can Monkeypox spread through sex? Experts answer

Can Monkeypox spread through sex? Experts answer

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The role of sexual behaviour has become a major point of debate since the World Health Organization declared the global monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern, and the chief of the UN health body advising the MSM -- men having sex with men -- community to reduce the number of sexual partners.

60,000 cow dung rakhis from Jaipur find takers in America, Mauritius

60,000 cow dung rakhis from Jaipur find takers in America, Mauritius

Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Raksha Bandhan this year will be different for the Indians residing in America and Mauritius as they will tie organic cow dung rakhis from Jaipur on their wrists.