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    When 3 species of our human ancestor roamed the Earth
    • When 3 species of our human ancestor roamed the Earth(14:11)
      New York, April 3 (IANS) In a fascinating discovery that will force scientists to rewrite our species' evolutionary history, an international team has unearthed the earliest known skull of Homo erectus -- the first of our ancestors to be nearly human-like � which is dated to be two million years old.
    Most people think being vegetarian is for super health
    • Most people think being vegetarian is for super health(12:50)
      New York, April 3 (IANS) What motivates nonvegetarians to follow a plant-based diet? Most people who consider becoming vegetarian do so for their health, say researchers, adding that, environment and animal rights was less motivational.
    Non-smokers with COPD at higher risk of lung cancer: Study
    • Golden age of Hollywood was not so golden for women: Study(12:18)
      New York, April 2 (IANS) The Golden Age of Hollywood is known for its glitz, glamour and classic movies and now researchers have found that female representation in the film industry hit an all-time low during the so-called 'Golden Age'.
    Scientists studying role of mucus in spreading coronavirus
    The Hollywood nostalgia binge guide
    • The Hollywood nostalgia binge guide(08:43)
      New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) From cinematic gems to unexplored marvels to decades-old Hollywood classics, the streaming world is full of classic Hollywood movies that are not only binge-worthy during the lockdown but also promise to leave behind a feel good nostalgia. A revisit could be worth it.
    Amid anxiety Goa Police Twitter handle gives hope
    • Amid anxiety Goa Police Twitter handle gives hope(08:27)
      Panaji, April 2 (IANS) From zero tweets in more than three years, to emerging as the lynchpin in the state government's social media outreach in the COVID-19 fight back, the Goa Police's official Twitter handle DGP_Goa is chirping its way up the popularity charts.
    Long working hours can cause underactive thyroid
    • Long working hours can cause underactive thyroid(13:45)
      Seoul, April 1 (IANS) Working from home? Read this carefully. Researchers have found that adults who work long hours are more likely to have hypothyroidism, which is an underactive thyroid.
    Let the music play
    • Let the music play(12:18)
      New Delhi, April 1 (IANSlife) While some of us are either listening to the radio, attending a virtual concert, others are looking at picking up a new skill to occupy their hours.
    DD's 'Ramayan' triggers off feminism debate on Twitter
    • DD's 'Ramayan' triggers off feminism debate on Twitter(08:14)
      Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) With Ramanand Sagar's popular eighties mythological serial "Ramayan" back on Doordarshan, the Indian audience has got a chance to revisit the epic story all over again. The show has set off social media discussion, too.
    Lockdown diaries: Male TV stars 'share the load' with spouses at home
    • Lockdown diaries: Male TV stars 'share the load' with spouses at home(07:02)
      New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) With the nationwide lockdown shutting out domestic help access from homes, many television stars such as Vijayendra Kumeria, Rohitashv Gour, Arjun Bijlani and Karanvir Bohra are ensuring that the responsibility of household chores does not fall solely on their wives.
    Get close again in the time of COVID-19
    • Get close again in the time of COVID-19(08:58)
      New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Finally got over the excitement of working from home, binge watching even mediocre series on OTT platforms? Is playing chef and cleaning the house getting on the nerves now? Well, its time to reconnect with things that make you feel alive -- again.
    Doordarshan set to bring back Golden Era of television
    • Doordarshan set to bring back Golden Era of television(03:32)
      New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Doordarshan is all set to make staying at home more enjoyable for people during the lockdown by bringing its Golden Era shows back on television. The following shows are scheduled for re-telecast