Experts catch snakes ahead of Simhasth Kumbh in MP

Ujjain, March 30 : Apart from making security and other arrangements ahead of the Simhasth Kumbh here in April-May, authorities have roped in snake experts to catch the reptiles and release them in the wild elsewhere to prevent any mishaps. These experts have caught 118 snakes so far from the proposed venue since October 2015. […]

Panel wants BJP legislator ousted from Delhi assembly

New Delhi, March 30 : Dubbing BJP legislator Om Prakash Sharma a “habitual offender”, the Delhi assembly’s Ethics Committee on Wednesday recommended his expulsion for his misconduct in the house. While senior BJP legislator Vijender Gupta said the report was biased, Sharma — who was recently shown on TV beating up a CPI activist outside […]

Ashton Kutcher’s ‘sugary’ dilemma with daughter

Los Angeles, March 30 : Actor Ashton Kutcher says he is “not quite ready” for his daughter Wyatt Isabelle Kutcher to start eating sugar until she is a little older. Ashton, along with his wife and actress Mila Kunis, opted for a healthier alternative to chocolate eggs for Easter for their daughter. The actor opened […]

Twitter to help create realistic birdsong soundscape

Brasilia, March 30 : Using a genetic algorithm, scientists in Brazil have created a realistic soundscape of birdsong that can be triggered by updates from the micro-blogging service Twitter. The team developed an evolutionary, or genetic, algorithm that synthesises authentic sounding birdsong in the computer. The system could also be used to manipulate the acoustic […]

Uttarakhand High Court puts on hold Thursday’s assembly floor test

Dehradun, March 30 : A division bench of the Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday put on hold Thursday’s floor test in the state assembly, setting aside Tuesday’s ruling of the court. The division bench accepted the Centre’s plea challenging the single-judge bench’s order of Tuesday allowing the March 31 floor test for the ousted Harish […]