4 suspected coronavirus cases surface in Pak (Lead)
  • 4 suspected coronavirus cases surface in Pak (Lead)(17 minutes ago)
    Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistan's National Institute of Health (NIH) has clarified that there were no confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country, but four Chinese nationals have been hospitalised in Multan and Lahore for showing symptoms of the disease.
Fuel efficient tech may threaten climate, public health
Air pollution linked to more severe rhinitis symptoms
Himachal's Keylong freezes at minus 9.3
  • Himachal's Keylong freezes at minus 9.3(10:54)
    Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) A cold wave continued to grip Himachal Pradesh on Sunday with Keylong, the Lahaul-Spiti headquarters, recording a minimum minus 9.3 degrees Celsius.
14 dead in Brazil heavy rains
  • 14 dead in Brazil heavy rains(10:40)
    Brasilia, Jan 26 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed due to heavy rains that lashed the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, authorities said.
Coronavirus toll in China reaches 56, 1,975 infected (Lead)
Indoor dust bacteria have transferrable antibiotic resistance genes: Study
Toronto Chinese Canadians donate against coronavirus in China
  • Toronto Chinese Canadians donate against coronavirus in China(03:54)
    Toronto, Jan 26 (IANS) The Confederation of Toronto Chinese Canadian Organizations (CTCCO) launched a drive on Saturday to raise donations for the Chinese city of Wuhan to prevent cross-infection and curb the spreading of the novel coronavirus-related pneumonia.
Novel Coronavirus reaches Indo-Nepal border
  • Novel Coronavirus reaches Indo-Nepal border(03:54)
    New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) There will now be an intensive screening of people along the Indo-Nepal border to deal with the menace of Novel Coronavirus. This decision has been taken after confirmation of coronavirus being found in Nepal.
'Coronavirus may have origins in China's biological warfarelab in Wuhan'
Principal Secy to PM holds meet on coronavirus
  • Principal Secy to PM holds meet on coronavirus(21:55)
    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) On the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister P.K. Mishra chaired a meeting on the coronavirus outbreak in China.
Odisha govt issues advisory for coronavirus
  • Odisha govt issues advisory for coronavirus(20:41)
    Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) Following outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (nCoV) in China and a few suspected cases in the country, the Odisha government on Saturday issued an advisory to the authorities to remain prepared to deal with the situation.
Coronavirus: How fear has gripped the world
  • Coronavirus: How fear has gripped the world(20:22)
    By Sfoorti Mishra
    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The China office of the World Health Organisation (WHO) was informed regarding a cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology or unknown cause, detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China in December 2019. Since then the novel Coronavirus has set alarm bells ringing for health community across the globe.
Coronavirus: Govt issues travel advisory on China
  • Coronavirus: Govt issues travel advisory on China(16:55)
    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Health Ministry on Saturday issued a travel advisory to those visiting China from India or coming back from there in the wake of the outbreak of the contagious novel coronavirus.
Central teams to visit airports to screen for coronavirus
  • Central teams to visit airports to screen for coronavirus(16:54)
    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said central teams have been sent to conduct thermal screening of Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) at seven designated airports - New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kochi.
Air pollution linked to changes in brain structure in kids
  • Air pollution linked to changes in brain structure in kids(13:35)
    New York, Jan 25 (IANS) Exposure to high levels of traffic-related air pollution at age 1 may lead to structural changes in the brain at the age of 12 which can influence the development of various physical and mental processes, warns a study.
Jessica Simpson got hooked on to diet pills
Cold wave sweeps Himachal
  • Cold wave sweeps Himachal(11:09)
    Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) A cold wave continues to sweep Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, with its higher reaches shivering under sub-zero temperatures.
High-protein diets clog arteries, up heart disease risk
  • High-protein diets clog arteries, up heart disease risk(11:07)
    New York, Jan 25 (IANS) High-protein diets may help people lose weight and build muscle, but there is a downside to it a" a greater heart attack risk. Researchers now report that high-protein diets boost artery-clogging plaque.
  • Westerlies keep extra nip in Punj-Haryana air(10:39)
    Chandigarh, Jan 25 (IANS) A cold north westerly wind kept an extra nip in the air on Saturday with Karnal town in Haryana recording a low of 2.5 degrees Celsius, an official said here.
Delhi slips below 5C, rain likely next week
  • Delhi slips below 5C, rain likely next week(10:28)
    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) It was a clear and sunny day in the national capital on Saturday with the mercury dipping below 5 degrees. The Met forecasts overcast condition with light rain on Tuesday and Wednesday.
21 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog
  • 21 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog(10:11)
    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 21 Delhi-bound trains were delayed by several hours due to severe fog in several parts of northern India, officials said on Saturday.
  • Baby dies in Bengal after eunuchs dance with it(23:24)
    Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) A one-and-a-half month-old baby died allegedly after three eunuchs broke into a jig carrying the child in Jhargram of West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Friday, police said.