Aug 182014
 
Let’s Have a Look Top 5 Most Visited museums in India

Diversified in terms of culture and architecture, the country, India is also well known in terms of momentous museums. Indian Museums are the fortune place of old records. Indian tour canâÂ?Â?t be completed without its museums where there is countless number of unique museums in India. Being ornamented with historical monuments, the museums of India are a library of India’s history and government and antiquarianism. The museum immensely help out in illuminating an individualâÂ?Â?s knowledge in regards to the past society or facts on olden [...]

Aug 182014
 
Here's a look at some fascinating facts about magnets

The line “f-ing magnets, how do they work?” was coined in 2009 by the hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse. Magnets aren’t really all that mysterious — the basics have been known for two centuries. As a basic component of disk drives, magnets are part of just about every laptop or desktop computer, and they have made their way into tape players and, of course, the things we use to hold stuff on a fridge. Before the advent of flat screens, televisions and monitors were home [...]

Aug 112014
 
Look at World's 6 Most Expensive Homes

Every wondered what if you were one of the richest natives in the world? How would your dream home look like? And where would you build it? What kind of interiors will it have? Most of us are indeed obsessed with celebrity homes and mansions of the richest citizens of the world. We really want to know the names of the fortunate ones who own the world’s richest houses and why they choose to build them in particular cities and towns, and sometime islands and [...]

Aug 112014
 
Monkeys can recognize family even without ever being introduced to them: Study

Macaque monkeys grow up with their mothers and are often not familiar with their fathers. But they can recognize the paternal side of the family even without ever being introduced to them, according to a study. “There is some evidence that non-human primates can recognise facial resemblances between two other individuals, just like us. We found that the macaques could detect their own relatives without being familiar with members of that side of the family. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Aug 072014
 
5 Most Popular Indian Film Production Companies

Bollywood is one of the most prominent money making industries in this country. As expected there are production houses that go back to three generations and still going strong. They have been witness to changing trends, big stars coming and going. They have seen it all. Over the years they have churned out some of the most memorable and classic movies of our times and continue to do so till date.Let’s read about 5 such successful production houses – 5. Vishesh Film This production house [...]

Aug 072014
 
Bumblebees can connect differences in pollen quality before landing: Scientists

Not all flowers are created equal and now, it turns out that bumblebees can tell the difference. Scientists have found that these insects can connect differences in pollen quality with floral features, like petal color, so that they only land on flowers that offer the best rewards. Bees don’t ingest pollen while foraging on flower. That’s why researchers have long wondered how these insects could form associative relationships between what a flower looks like and the quality of its pollen. In order to find out, [...]

Aug 062014
 
List of cars that are expected to be launched in August, 2014

The festive season is round the corner, and our automakers are ready to bring in a host of new and facelifted cars in the market. The market witnessed some important launches including Honda Mobilio, 2014 Nissan Sunny, 2014 Ford Fiesta, 2014 Volkswagen Polo, and Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG among others in the past two months. August will be no different either, for we will see several new models arriving on our shores. Here’s a list of cars that are expected to be launched in August, [...]

Aug 062014
 
Magnets can act as wireless cooling agents: Scienctists

Magnets can act as wireless cooling agents and may one day be used to cool refrigerators and laptops, MIT scientists say. A new theory formulated by researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology describes the motion of magnons – quasi-particles in magnets that are collective rotations of magnetic moments, or ‘spins’. In addition to the magnetic moments, magnons also conduct heat. The researchers found that when exposed to a magnetic field gradient, magnons may be driven to move from one end of a magnet to another, [...]

Aug 042014
 
Micro-organisms can help in discovering signs of life on other planets: Research

A research on how bacteria interact with salt to build complex 3D shelters to hibernate has made scientists to believe that the micro-organisms can help in discovering signs of life on other planets. The researchers found that when escherichia coli cells are introduced into a droplet of salt water and left to dry, bacteria manipulate the sodium chloride crystallisation to create an impressive tapestry of biosaline patterns with complex 3D architecture, where they hibernate. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Aug 042014
 
India to be the third largest economy in the world by 2030: Report

India is set to become the third largest economy in the world by 2030, according to latest estimates by a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report. The London-headquartered accountancy giant said the rapid rise of the Indian economy with its young workforce would push it up from being the 10th largest economy in 2013 to the third largest by 2030, pushing the UK back into sixth place. In the longer run, other emerging markets may overtake the UK, but only India looks set to do so before 2030. [...]

Aug 022014
 
Delhi and Mumbai, becomes the most attractive cities for international brands

Delhi and Mumbai, India’s two single-largest retail markets, are the most attractive cities for international brands launching operations in the country. Nearly 80% of international brands that launched operations in India preferred Delhi as their entry option. Mumbai followed close behind, with nearly 70% also preferring the metropolis as their entry option, said Anshuman Magazine, chairman and managing director, CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd, a real estate consultancy firm, in a report based on a study of more than 300 prominent global retailers—Expanding Horizons of [...]

Aug 022014
 
Manipur emerges as the fastest employment growth: Report

While Maharashtra has emerged as the largest employer among all states in the country; Manipur recorded the fastest growth of employment, according to the 6th Economic Census Report. As per the report, among the top 5 states of the country which provided maximum employment during the 8-year period under study, Maharashtra created/provided 1.43 crore jobs ahead of Uttar Pradesh (1.37 crore), West Bengal (1.15 crore), Tamil Nadu (1.08 crore) and Gujarat (90.63 lakh) while among Union Territories, Delhi is at the top with 29.84 lakh [...]

Aug 022014
 
67% of Delhiites prefer shopping online Flipkart most popular – Survey

As per a new survey by industry association Assocham, 67% of Delhiites prefer shopping online while 23% prefer to shop in traditional markets like Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar, Karol Bagh, Janpath, Paharganj, Sadar Bazar and Chandni Chowk. Around 7% of respondents said they prefer to visit a mall for their shopping needs while 3% said they prefer shopping at specialty stores, the survey stated. In comparison, only 50% of Bangaloreans prefer online shopping. Likewise, Mumbaikars share was 55-60% in the last year, which might go [...]

Jul 272014
 
Delhi Metro records highest ridership of over 26.84L commuters

DMRC has achieved another milestone. On Monday, Delhi Metro recorded a ridership of 26,84,132, surpassing its earlier record of 26,50,635 set on August 19, 2013. According to the report, Officials cited the opening of the new Mandi House interchange station last month as one of the reasons for the surge in ridership. “With colleges opening this week, many youngsters took the Metro from NCR areas like Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon. The weather is also driving the shift to the Metro from other modes of public [...]