Sushma: I am undergoing tests for a kidney transplant, Lord Krishna...

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said she was undergoing tests at AIIMS here for a kidney transplant. 64-year-old Swaraj, who has been in...

Dengue, Chikungunya widespread in India, need close attention

Hyderabad: Dengue and Chikungunya are widespread diseases that require close attention in India, eminent scientist and an international expert on Ebola, Peter Piot has said. Though...

Jayalalithaa remains under doctor’s observation

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after she complained of "fever and dehydration", continues to remain...

President Mukherjee calls on young doctors to improve healthcare system

Concerned over the spurt in dengue and chikungunya cases, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday asked young doctors to strive for overcoming the deficiencies in the...

Seeking support of people to fight dengue, chikungunya: Delhi govt

New Delhi: Grappling with rising cases of dengue and chikungunya in the city, Delhi government today said that all hospitals and fever clinics will remain...

‘Air pollution’ particles linked to Alzheimer’s found in human brain

Toxic nanoparticles from air pollution have been discovered in human brains in “abundant” quantities, a newly published study reveals. The detection of the particles, in...

School kids face the risk of backaches and even hunchbacks

Thanks to the load of books in their bags as much as 68 per cent of school children in the age group of 7-13...

Chikungunya cases in Delhi jump to 560

New Delhi: Chikungunya cases in Delhi have shot up to 560, according to a municipal report released today, even as hospitals in the city continue...

Consensual physical relations between adults no offence: Court

A man, accused of raping and assaulting a woman, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said physical relations between two adults with...

Kerala based company gets bulk export order for 1.3 million female...

Kerala based company HLL Lifecare has bagged its maiden bulk orders for supply of over 1.3 million pieces of female condoms to Gambia and...

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2016 was the deadliest year for journalists in Afghanistan

Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second...

N Korea preparing inter-continental ballistic missiles: Kim Jong-Un

Seoul: North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report said today, after its leader Kim Jong-Un said the country was in the final...

Obama calls PM Modi, thanks him for strengthening Indo-US ties

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to thank him for his partnership that enhanced the relations between India and America,...

Rebel rocket strike kills 6 civilians in Yemen’s Taiz

Sanaa: Yemeni security officials say a rocket fired by Shiite rebels has killed six civilians in the war-torn city of Taiz. They say yesterday's strike hit...

Obama in final news conference: At my core I think we’re going to be...

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama today offered a parting message of hope for a country governed by Donald Trump, assuring Americans that "we're going...