- Kerala fails to get medics from reserved category(00:10)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) Unable to get qualified personnel from the Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity (SCCC) category to fill up 25 posts for Assistant Surgeons/Casualty Medical Officer, the Kerala Public Service Commission has issued notification, third since December 2014, inviting applications for the posts.
- Much needs to be done on health front: CNNS(17:52)
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India has made some progress in reducing child malnutrition, but a lot needs to be done, according to the first Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) survey, released recently.
- Delhi's air quality poor, but better than last few years(15:44)
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The worsening air quality in Delhi has now firmly entered the poor category with an overall air quality index (AQI) score of 266 on Sunday with the only consolation being that pollution is not as bad as that of previous years.
- Coffee bean extracts can cut fat-induced inflammation(12:04)
New York, Oct 13 (IANS) Coffee is beneficial for health we all know, but unused coffee bean extracts can also help reduce fat-induced inflammation in the cells and improved glucose absorption and insulin sensitivity, find researchers.
- Mega laser show in Connaught Place for Diwali: Kejriwal(20:06)
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) To dissuade people from bursting crackers, the Delhi government will organise a mega Diwali laser show between October 26 and 29 at Connaught Place, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Saturday.
- Goa CM slams green activists for mining industry shutdown(18:48)
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) Slamming environmentalists for repeatedly blocking development projects in the coastal state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday, squarely blamed the shutdown of Goa's mining industry on green activists.
- Spurt in dengue cases in UP; principal secy among infected(18:26)
Lucknow, Oct 12 (IANS) With the threat of dengue looming large in Uttar Pradesh's capital, 433 people have been confirmed to be affected by the disease here since January including Navneet Sehgal, principal secretary, Khadi Gram Udyog.
- Venice presents plan to tackle climate change(15:42)
Copenhagen, Oct 12 (IANS) In a bid to save its heritage, the Italian city of Venice has presented a plan to tackle the effects of climate change, calling for responsible tourism at this years C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen.
- Eye drops show promise for treating dry eye disease(14:10)
New York, Oct 12 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified the presence of a specific type of antibody, called anti-citrullinated protein autoantibodies, or ACPAs, in human tear fluid.
- Delhi air quality to stay poor due to stubble burning spike(20:54)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Air quality in the capital entered the poor category on Friday with an overall AQI score of 208 and increased incidents of stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana in the last 24 hours are likely to further deteriorate the air quality to the very poor category in the next two days.
- Goa's anti-litter campaign to roll out soon(20:48)
Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) The Goa Tourism department is giving finishing touches to its anti-litter campaign, which is aimed at deterring tourists from creating nuisance on beaches and public areas, that includes drinking and cooking in public or littering.