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Confectioner makes 7,000 kg laddoo, eyes Guinness World Records

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Rajahmundry (AP): A confectioner here is making efforts to prepare the world's 'heaviest' laddoo and enter the Guinness World Records for the third time.
A laddoo weighing 7,000kg is ready for Monday

Onions at Rs 9 per kilo! Website offers deal

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New Delhi: High prices are making people shed tears for onions before they are even chopped, but now a website is offering the bulbs at prices as low as Rs 9 per kilogram.
Beginning on Thursday Goupo

Australian team creates IVF history with ovarian tissue transplant


Melbourne: In a world first, an infertile Australian woman has conceived after growing new eggs in ovarian tissue transplanted into her abdomen, a breakthrough doctors say has the potential to revolu

First papal 'selfie' goes viral on social media

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Vatican City: Pope Francis has broken protocol once again, appearing with a puzzled look on his face in a 'selfie' photo taken with a group of teenagers visiting the Vatican.
The picture appeared on

Russian police seize 'Putin in women's underwear' painting

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Saint-Petersburg: Russian police said Wednesday they had raided an exhibition and confiscated a painting that portrayed President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lounging together i

Two Kenyan love rivals sign contract to share wife

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Abuja: Two love rivals in Kenya have struck a bizarre deal to share a wife after the woman refused to choose between the men. Sylvester Mwendwa and Elijah Kimani from Kisimani in Kisauni, Mombasa Cou

Scientists build world's most accurate clock

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Washington: Scientists claim to have developed the world's most precise clock made from the element ytterbium, whose ticking rate varies less than two parts in one quintillion - ten times better than

Macmillan dictionary changes marriage definition to include gay couples

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London: One of the world's leading dictionaries of the English language - Macmillan - has revised the definition of marriage to include same-sex couples. has become the first

Prisoner shows off gadgets, computers in his cell on Facebook

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Prison are also called correctional facilities but this is way out of the line. Two prisoners took pictures of their jail cell and posted it on Facebook so they could boast about their ‘easy life’

China zoo under fire for disguising dog as lion

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Beijing: A Chinese zoo's supposed 'African lion' was exposed as a fraud when the dog used as a substitute started barking.
The zoo in the People's Park of Luohe, in the central province of Henan, r

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.