JNMC sends samples for viral genome sequencing

Aligarh, May 9 (IANS) In order to analyse the severity of Covid and its suspected new variant that wreaked havoc in Aligarh, the samples collected at the ICMR approved Covid Testing Laboratory of the Department of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim...


NTPC-Ramagundam showing new way of urban foresting

Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) An initiative by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) using Miyawaki plantation has succeeded in developing a mini forest amid the concrete jungle in Telangana's Ramagundam, known for blazing summers.


Deaths continue to dominate Andhra's Covid graph

Amaravati, May 9 (IANS) Despite a marginal dip on Sunday, the number of fatalities continued to dominate the covid tally charts in Andhra Pradesh.


National-level shooters lead fight against Covid-19 in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) More than 100 national-level shooters are driving a campaign in Uttar Pradesh (UP) to ensure a seamless supply of oxygen to hospitals and medical facilities in a bid to augment India's efforts to combat Covid-19.


4 Al Qaeda-linked militants planning to attack BGB base held

Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) The Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Counterterrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit detained four members of banned militant outfit Ansar al Islam, linked with Al Qaeda, in a raid in the capital's Mohammadpur area on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday.

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Ibuprofen safe, doesn't raise Covid death risk: Study

London, May 9 (IANS) Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, is safe and does not lead to higher rates of death or severe disease in patients hospitalised with Covid-19, according to a new observational study of more than 72,000 people in the UK.


Covid jabs won't raise immunity in organ transplant patients: Study

New York, May 9 (IANS) Patients, who had organ transplants, remain vulnerable to Covid-19 infections even after a second vaccine dose, finds a study that urges people who are immunocompromised to strictly adhere to wearing masks, and maintain physical distancing, even after vaccinat...


Reliance one of the biggest donors in India Inc Covid relief response

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Reliance Foundation are among the largest donors as India Inc steps up relief efforts in the second wave of Covid hitting India.


Russia holds military parade to mark Victory Day

Moscow, May 10 (IANS) Russia held a grand military parade in central Moscow's Red Square to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Soviet victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.



Warner, Slater deny reports of physical altercation in Maldives bar

Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Australia batsman David Warner and former cricket Michael Slater have denied rumours of the two having a physical altercation in a Maldives bar.


Katrina Kaif's special wish for her mom on Mother's Day

Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif shared a special message for her mother on the occasion of Mother's Day.


Musk pokes fun at himself, admits Twitter puts him in trouble

San Francisco, May 9 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was at his hilarious best as he hosted the popular American TV show Saturday Night Live for the first time, acknowledging that his public comments on Twitter do get him in trouble at times.


Spelling life in Kashmir Valley

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Even as another book 'Life in the Clock Tower Valley' emerges from Kashmir, its author, Shakoor Rather says that while many past books have shone a light on the conflict in Kashmir, his debut novel takes a different approach by depicting the life that the peo...

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) On I-Day eve, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking exclusively to IANS just days after his government's decision on Article 370 noted how he was troubled and saddened by the fact that the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution pertaining to Panchayati Raj institutions did not apply to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that in the last few years, panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir got more powers to work towards peoples progress and various subjects transferred to panchayats under the 73rd Amendment were transferred to panchayats of Jammu and Kashmir.


Apple AirTag hacked by security researcher: Report

London, May 9 (IANS) German security researcher Stack Smashing said that he was able to "break into the microcontroller of the AirTag" and modified elements of the item tracker software.


The mega gifting guide for Mother's Day

New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife) Today you get to express your love to your mum and make her feel special. Celebrate your mother and other important women in your life with a gift. While flowers and cards are common presents, this time around you might be searching for a more personalised and unique gift...