TWENTY-one-year-old Vijay Singh woke up early on December 29 and left for the nearby fields to defecate. When he did not return, his father, Raggu, tried calling him up on his cell phone, but got no response.
Increasing urbanisation and favourable demographics have resulted in the real estate sector turning into an appealing investment opportunity for domestic as well as foreign investors. According to the 2011 Census, 31.16 per cent of India is urbanised. Residential, commercial and corporate buildings continue to grow at a considerable rate. But what about their impact on the environment?
RESEARCH by an Indian team could provide an important breakthrough in finding cure to Alzheimer’s disease. The team has successfully ferried curcumin, a natural compound found in turmeric, to rat brain by trapping it inside polymer nanoparticles.