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British boy-band One Direction are having a torrid time of late. First one of their singers Harry Styles received a painful blow below the belt recently, with a misdirected shoe thrown by a fan. While another Liam Payne, was at the receiving end of some flak from Boy George....

Justin Timberlake, for many years, had concentrated on his movie career. Now the singer is fusing his love for movies and singing by recording a film soundtrack. The ‘Cry Me A River’ singer will be making a departure from his usual sound and this time he will be joining...

Research conducted at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shows that dengue and yellow fever-transmitting mosquitoes are becoming immune to the insect repellent Deet. British scientists have found that the mosquitoes are now able to ignore the smell of Deet, three hours after being exposed to it....

New research shows that an intensive campaign to fight HIV/AIDS with expensive antiretroviral drugs in rural KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, has shown that life expectancy in South Africa has increased by 11 years. It has also significantly reduced the risk of infection for healthy people. Two studies, published...

Scottish actor James McAvoy, star of ‘X Men: First Class’ and ‘Atonement’, has received rave reviews from both critics and peers for his performance in the modern take of ‘Macbeth’.. Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy is set in a war-torn Scotland  and has been directed by Jamie Lloyd. It had...

Students at the prestigious King’s College in London were offered the chance to take part in a scientific study on how cocaine affects the human body. An email was sent on Thursday, February 21, 2013 to hundreds of undergraduates and postgraduates. According to the email, a class A drug...

One of the deadliest hot air balloon crashes in decades took 19 lives on Tuesday morning, February 26, 2013, in Egypt. As one of the balloons was preparing to land, at around 300 meters above the ground, a gas explosion pierced the air, causing fire and crashing the balloon...