updated 2:33 PM GMT, Jan 30, 2015

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New 'skin-based generators' can help smartphone charge its battery from your skin

New 'skin-based generators' can help smartphone charge its battery from your skin

A new research has revealed about a new flexible generator that converts muscle movements into enough power for small electronics, using human skin as one of its charge-collectors.   The postage-stamp-sized device takes advantage of static electricity to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy. Such friction-powered...

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An open letter to 'angry' Indian netizens

An open letter to 'angry' Indian netizens

Dear, Indian netizens, I understand that some of you started targeting U.S. President, Barack Obama when he was spotted removing his chewing gum and popping it up again into his mouth while Pradhan Mantri Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji was seen trying to explain something to...

Health

'Internet-connected pacemakers' come closer to reality

A new study has revealed that pacemakers with internet connection are not-so-distant goal as the University of the Basque Country has designed an efficient security protocol to protect the information provided by medical devices connected to the Internet.   In modern western societies the fitting of...

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An anatomy of Pandit migration from Kashmir

An anatomy of Pandit migration from Kashmir

Frosty winter days were menacingly uncertain as it had been almost a year now that popular resistance had been gradually spreading in Kashmir. Start of January bought with it news of expanding Indian forces across the valley; pouring in since the onset of winter...

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At India Art Fair, a reminder of Kashmir floods

At India Art Fair, a reminder of Kashmir floods

Veer Munshi's installation "Serenity of Desolation" The audience at the upcoming India Art Fair will visit a traditional Kashmiri house with wooden panes and intricate design and walk through it. The difference would be that this instillation of a "fallen house" would be a reminder...

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Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

In the famous tourist resort Gulmarg, less than six miles from the volatile ceasefire line that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan, skiers from across the world have started to camp in Afarwat, some 3,950 metres above from the sea level, for...

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Banned Pak cricketer Amir allowed to play again

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday allowed Pakistani pacer Mohammed Amir to return to domestic cricket, cutting short a five-year ban following his role in a spot-fixing scandal in 2010. ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) gave the go ahead to Amir following the ICC...

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In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

Three days ahead of the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the contested Kashmir region, a group of rebels stormed an army base in a northern border town killing eleven government forces. Six militants were also killed and the operation has ended while...