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Slain Junaid's brother shifted to Apollo Hospital (00:16)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Sakir, brother of Junaid who was stabbed to death in a passenger train on June 23, was shifted to the city-based Apollo Hospital on Tuesday.

Zen Hospital awarded for advanced laparoscopic surgery (Lead, with corrections) (23:40)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Zen Hospital -- the first in Maharashtra to start 3D laparoscopic surgery -- was on Tuesday announced as the Best Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Maharashtra.

Kejriwal for modern technology to clean drains (22:48) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday pushed for using modern technology to clean drains, saying the current process is "primitive".

How to monitor safai karamcharis' work better, HC asks civic bodies (21:40) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought to know from the civic bodies how the work of safai karamcharis can be better monitored and regularised.

Heavy rain in Maharashtra, Nagpur turns into 'Venice' (21:22) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Heavy rain lashed Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Tuesday leading to flooding in several cities, including Nagpur, which resembled Venice -- the Italian city known for its maze of canals -- on Tuesday.

Monsoon to hit Delhi June 30 onwards (21:04)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Delhi and its adjoining areas are likely to see the monsoon by June 30, weather experts said on Tuesday.

IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally-born babies: Study (20:38)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Babies conceived from artificial methods such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have the same cognitive skills as the babies conceived naturally, revealed a study on Tuesday, contradicting earlier theories that babies born from artificial methods have intellectual impairment.

Zen Hospital honoured by Maharashtra government (20:16)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Zen Hospital -- the first in Maharashtra to start 3D laparoscopic surgery -- was on Tuesday announced as the best centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Maharashtra by the state government.

NHRC notice to Madhya Pradesh government over Indore hospital deaths (19:34)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over the death of 11 patients in Indore's MY Hospital due to reported disruption in oxygen supply.

Brisk walk every 30 min may cut heart disease risk (18:56)
Wellington, June 27 (IANS) Do you spend your day sitting for long hours? Beware, it may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Getting up and taking brisk walks for two minutes every half an hour may significantly lower the level of fatty acids that lead to clogged arteries, researchers say.

Congress wants central health team in Kerala over fever outbreak (17:54) IANS Photo Service
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) With the death toll in Kerala due to various types of fevers, including dengue and typhoid, crossing over 200, Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday demanded that a central expert team be sent to the state to detect some of the new diseases reported.

10 million tonnes of fish go waste every year: Study (16:36)
Toronto, June 27 (IANS) Industrial fishing fleets dump nearly 10 million tonnes of good fish back into the world's oceans every year, new research has found.

Childhood asthma may up risk of heart failure (16:24)
New York, June 27 (IANS) Individuals with a history of asthma from childhood may be at a greater risk of experiencing shortness of breath, chest pain, fainting and eventually heart failure in adulthood, researchers have warned.

Sri Lanka seeks assistance for elephant conservation (16:06)
Colombo, June 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka has sought assistance from the World Bank to conserve its wild elephant population, an official said on Tuesday.

Study expects 2 billion climate change refugees by 2100 (15:54)
New York, June 27 (IANS) Global mean sea level rise may dislocate hundreds of millions of people by 2100, making about one-fifth of the world's population -- two billion people -- climate change refugees, says a study.

Night shifts may hamper DNA repair (15:52)
New York, June 27 (IANS) If you are working on night shifts regularly, chances are your body's ability to repair DNA damage may get hampered, suggest researchers led by one of Indian-origin.

China's desert greening inspires world: UN (13:36)
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) China's success in reforesting a major desert which was once a source of frequent sandstorms has provided ideas for other countries battling desertification, a top UN official said.

Sri Lanka to begin clean-up to battle dengue (13:28) IANS Photo Service
Colombo, June 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Tuesday said it will launch a major clean-up of cities around the country as the number of people affected by dengue continues to rise.

More veggies a day may cut early menopause risk (13:00)
New York, June 27 (IANS) A single daily serving of vegetable protein from foods such as whole grains, soy and tofu may protect women from early menopause and could prolong their reproductive function, researchers say.

Saving Bangladesh rivers from dying is a daunting task (With Images) (10:30)
By Kamran Reza
Experts and environmentalists have criticised Bangladesh's environment agency for its decision to declare four dying rivers around Dhaka as ecologically critical areas (ECA).

Hot Tuesday morning in Delhi (10:12) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) It was a hot Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 30.5 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

Traffic resumes on Badrinath highway (10:12) IANS Photo Service
Dehradun, June 27 (IANS) The Badrinath highway which was closed after heavy rain and landslides around midnight, opened on Tuesday morning, an official said.

US Senate healthcare reform bill would leave 22 mn without coverage (07:32)
Washington, June 27 (IANS) The healthcare reform bill being discussed by the US Senate would leave 22 million people without medical insurance by 2026, of whom 15 million would drop off the roles in the first year after its implementation, the Congressional Budget Office calculates in a report.

Prosthetic arm for Bengaluru techie as crocodile bites off forearm (22:46)
Bengaluru, June 26 (IANS) A 26-year-old city techie will soon have a prosthetic arm fitted, after a crocodile bit off his left forearm in a nearby lake on Sunday, said a private hospital doctor on Monday.

Odisha to receive rainfall (20:10)
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Several places in Odisha will experience moderate to heavy rainfall over Tuesday due to a cyclonic circulation, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

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