THE HAGUE: An Indian origin girl is among three children who have been nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize 2014. The International Children's Peace Prize is an initiative of the Amsterdam-based children's rights organisation 'KidsRights', Xinhua reported. The children who have been nominated are Neha from the U.S., along with Alexey from Russia and Andrew from Ghana. The prize is awarded annually...
LONDON - An Indian-origin researcher Mitul Tailor from the Loughborough University in Britain has developed a computer software system that can be used in quality control in virtually any industry -- from car and aerospace to beauty treatments. The computer algorithm can detect surface irregularities as small as 10 micro-metres in any component and even tell whether an anti-ageing cream is working.
NEW DELHI - Two Chola period (11-12th century AD) idols were returned to India by Australia as Prime Minister Tony Abbott Sept 5 handed them over to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi here. The idols, a bronze Nataraja, or dancing Shiva, and an Ardhnariswara - or Shiva in half-female form - were returned during the meeting of the two prime ministers. The two antiques were allegedly stolen from temples...
SYDNEY - India tops the list of the cheapest countries in the world in which to fly, a leading Australian daily reported Sept 5. Airfares to India cost just $10.36 per 100 km. It is followed by Malaysia and South Africa, which claim second and third spots respectively, ahead of Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald reported citing a study by travel website GoEuro.com. By comparison, the most expensive country in the world...
LONDON - Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, the vice chancellor of Cambridge University, will lead a senior university delegation to India for a series of meetings and events with Indian academics and decision-makers, the Asian Lite newspaper reported. This will be the sixth visit to India by Borysiewicz, a distinguished clinical researcher and virologist, since his appointment in October 2010. The university,
KYOTO - Warmth marked the meeting of the two Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe. The two nations signed agreements on investments, trade, health, technology and in other sectors. Above: the two leaders feed Koi fish at the State Guest House here.