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Nanofiber carpet could lead to new sticky or insulating surfaces

Inspired by the extraordinary characteristics of polar bear fur, lotus leaves and gecko feet, engineering researchers have developed a new way to make arrays of nanofibers that could bring us coatings that are sticky, repellent, insulating or light emitting,

5-time champion Sevilla to play Lazio in Europa League

Five-time champion Sevilla has been drawn to face Lazio in the last 32 of the Europa League

Sebi makes investing in MFs less pricey; puts cap on total expenses

Rationalising the total expense ratio (TER), the fee that mutual funds (MF) collect from investors every year to manage their money, Sebi said the new fee structure would come into force from April 1, 2019.

thyssenkrupp executive Andreas Goss to head JV with Tata Steel Europe

The proposed venture will be called thyssenkrupp Tata Steel BV

Fino Paytech invests in fintech startup CityCash

The two companies will design an ecosystem, wherein Fino will be the issuance and settlement institution of the prepaid payment instrument.

Commodities@Moneycontrol | Roundup of key happenings in the market

Here#39;s a roundup of key updates in the commodities

India making constant efforts to gain inroads into Chinese market: Suresh Prabhu

In 2017, the bilateral trade between India and China had peaked to a historical level of USD 84.44 billion. This was up by 18.63 per cent from a year ago.

M-Sport seeking WRC entry deadline extension

WRC manufacturers have to confirm their entries with the governing body by Friday afternoon for inclusion in next year’s world championship. But M-Sport team principal Malcolm Wilson said his team is not in a position to do that. Despite lifting back-to-bac

Mayor eyes overhauling racetrack without moving Preakness

Mayor eyes overhauling racetrack without moving Preakness

Dortmund on course for Bundesliga with Klopp joining praise

Borussia Dortmund is the Bundesliga's «autumn champion,» though that's not a title they really seem to care about

Thyssenkrupp executive Andreas Goss to head JV with Tata Steel Europe

The proposed venture will be called thyssenkrupp Tata Steel BV

The best games of 2018 - CNET

CNET editors pick the top must-have games of the year.

The best video games of 2018 - CNET

CNET staff compile our top 12 favorite games of 2018, and highlight personal favorites you should check out.

MIT Researchers Can Shrink Objects to Nanoscale

MIT researchers invented a method of shrinking objects to the nanoscale. The team can generate structures one-thousandth the volume of the original using a variety of materials, including metals, quantum dots, and DNA. […] The post MIT Researchers Can S

EU Commission states it is still in talks with Italy over 2019 budget

«The dialogue continues between the European Commission and Italy concerning its budgetary plan for 2019,» the spokesman for the EU executive said.

ONGC, OIL spend Rs 13,000 cr on 115 discoveries govt took away from them: Dharmendra Pradhan

The present BJP-led NDA government took away so-called idle small and marginal discoveries of ONGC and OIL and auctioned them to private firms under Discovered Small Field (DSF) bid rounds.

Giving excess reserve to govt may pull down RBI credit rating, warns Rajan

RBI's board last month decided to set up a committee for examining the economic capital framework to determine the appropriate levels of reserve the central bank should hold

Archaeologists Sift Through Soup of Human Remains in Waterlogged Mass Grave in Egypt

An unlooted tomb discovered in an Egyptian necropolis contains the remains of more than 50 people.

A Punch to the Face Left a Man Starry-Eyed — Literally

When a man in India took a fist to the left side of his face during a fight, he may have temporarily seen stars.

An Underwater 'Ghost Fleet' of Shipwrecks Is On the Move, and Here's Why

Nearly 200 military shipwrecks — dating as far back as the Revolutionary War and including ships from the Civil War and both World War I and World War II — were sunk to the bottom of a river.

Long-Hidden 'Pyramid' Found in Indonesia Was Likely an Ancient Temple

It lay hidden for thousands of years.

Bizarre 'Dark Fluid' with Negative Mass Could Dominate the Universe

Forget about dark matter and dark energy, new research suggests that the existence of 'dark fluid' may solve some of the biggest mysteries in physics.

McLaren open to joining hypercar category in 2021

The British manufacturer has ruled joining the category from its start in September 2020, but McLaren Racing boss Zak Brown has revealed that an entry over the course of the first season is «in discussion». «It is definitely something we ar

Davos U-turn: World Economic Forum welcomes all Russian businessmen after boycott threat

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has backtracked on its decision to bar three Russian businessmen from next year’s meeting in Davos. The turnabout comes after Moscow threatened to boycott the year's biggest business event. Read Full Article at RT.com

Global growth worry hits stocks, but U.S. data lifts dollar

Euro zone business ended the year on a weak note, expanding at the slowest pace in over four years as new order growth all but dried up.

Top 10 wealth creator mutual fund schemes of 2018

The IT sector has been riding on good earnings show by the IT giants in India. The depreciating rupee is in the last few years boosted the fortunes of the technology sector

Auction Preview: Fine Antiques & Art Auction at Refulgent Gallery Inc., New York, Dec 22

What: Fine Antiques & Art AuctionWhere: Refulgent Gallery Inc., 40 West 25th Street; Suite 116; New York, NY 10010; United StatesWhen: December 22, 03.00 PM GMTTop lots of the sale:- Chinese Artists Association Vice President Feng Yuan painting. Length: 5

Auction Preview: Modern, Contemporary Art and Carpets at Daliano Ribani Art, Pietrasanta, Dec 22

What: Modern, Contemporary Art and CarpetsWhere: Daliano Ribani Art; via del marzocco 59, pietrasanta, 55045, ItalyWhen: December 22; 11.00 pm GMTTop lots of the sale:- Mitoraj Igor: Little Greek. Bronze sculpture, Year 1991. Dim.25,5 x 21 x 19 Exemple. 8/8.

Auction Preview: Fine Paintings & Collectibles at Wholesale Art Auctions LLC, Las Vegas, Dec 23

What: Fine Paintings & CollectiblesWhere: Wholesale Art Auctions LLC., 3911 Renate Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89103, United StatesWhen: December 23, 05.00 PM GMTTop lots of the sale:- Remedios Varo - El Embarazo / Pregnancy. Oil on canvas in the manner of Remedio

Auction Preview: Art Auction at Novartia Auctions, Alicante, Dec 24

What: Art AuctionWhere: Novartia Auctions; C/Capitan Antonio Mena 80, Alicante, 03202, SpainWhen: December 24; 09.15 pm GMTTop lots of the sale:- Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn) USA, 1967. Screenprint on paper Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Marilyn, serigraphy

Auction Preview: Scripts and Paintings, Ceramics, etc. at The Royal Gallery, Macau, Dec 29

What: Scripts and Paintings, Ceramics, etc.Where: The Royal Gallery; 51 R. de Fat San, Macau, 853, MacaoWhen: December 29; 03.00 pm GMTTop lots of the sale:- Chinese Qing Dynasty. Tibetan Bronze Buddha.Size:25*26*18cm. Estimate: $ 100,000 - $ 300,000- Chines

Google is spending $1 billion to build a massive, new campus in New York

Days after Apple announced a major expansion to its operations in the U.S. — including a new $1 billion campus in Austin — fellow tech giant Google has announced that it too will invest $1 billion as it sets up a new campus at Hudson Square in N

UK workplace rights reform doesn’t look disruptive to gig economy giants

The UK government has set out a labor market reform package it bills as a major upgrade to workplace rights in the era of disruptive gig economy platforms. The reforms, which include new legislation, are intended to take account of changes in working practi

Green shoots? Jet Airways had the best OTP among big airlines in November, says OAG

While this may be too early to say if the turnaround attempts by the Jet Airways management are bearing fruit, the airline will be emboldened

Sandip Somany takes over as new Ficci President

Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director of the Apollo Hospitals Group, has now been elevated as the Senior Vice President of Ficci, whereas Uday Shankar, Chairman and CEO of Star India, has joined the chamber as the Vice President.

HDFC Life reinsurance subsidiary rated BBB by SP Global

HDFC International Life and Re is first full life reinsurer to start operations out of Dubai International Finance Centre

Naspers, CPPIB invest $540 mn in BYJU#39;S

The new round of funding will drive innovation for tech-enabled learning products and also fuel plans for international market expansion for BYJU#39;S, a statement said.

Google, Amazon and Facebook may use payments data to drive retail sales: Report

Google recently launched the shopping tab on its search engine and Facebook#39;s Instagram will soon bring the shopping feature in India, which is already functional in 46 countries, a company spokesperson told the paper.

3 English teams face German opposition in Champions League

Three English teams will take on three German teams in the last 16 of the Champions League

Places considered for National Register of Historic Places

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board is considering 10 nominations for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The panel meets Monday in Frankfort to review nominations before they are sent to the National Park

Starling’s Chief Platform Officer Megan Caywood has been recruited by Barclays

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but in the increasingly competitive world of banking, perhaps poaching your best people also counts. In a move that is bound to raise eyebrows in London’s fintech ecosystem and beyond, Megan Caywood, w
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