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Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study
  • Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study(19:32)

    New York, July 24 (IANS) While diabetes is known to be a risk factor for severe Covid outcomes, researchers are now observing a new long-term health concern in patients hospitalised with Covid-19 -- an increase in new-onset hyperglycemia, or high levels of blood sugar lasting months after the infection.

Why do some people get severe Covid?
  • Why do some people get severe Covid?(12:50)

    New York, July 24 (IANS) The body's first encounter with SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19, happens in the nose and throat, or nasopharynx, thus it may help determine who will develop severe Covid disease and who will get through with mild or no illness, according to a study.

Over 2mn people died of drowning in last decade: WHO
  • Over 2mn people died of drowning in last decade: WHO(12:20)

    Geneva, July 24 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that more than 2 million died due to drowning in the last decade, a number which exceeded fatalities caused by maternal conditions or protein-energy malnutrition.

Indian Navy to be part of 325th Russian Navy Day celebrations
2 US states see outbreak of drug-resistant superbug fungus
Do you need IIT to understand: SC nixes plea against ban on firecrackers
  • Do you need IIT to understand: SC nixes plea against ban on firecrackers(15:56)

    New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea challenging the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, which imposed a complete ban on the sale and use of firecrackers amid Covid-19 pandemic in Delhi-NCR and other cities, having poor air quality index (AQI).

Internet needs a native currency like Bitcoin: Twitter CEO
Families of UP terror suspects claim innocence
  • Families of UP terror suspects claim innocence(15:18)

    Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Nearly a fortnight after the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested five persons for their alleged links with the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, an offshoot of Al-Qaeda, their families are now claiming that they are innocent and should be released.

Must not be afraid: K'taka HC junks Amazon, Flipkart plea against CCI probe
'Fast food majors need to improve practices in India'
  • 'Fast food majors need to improve practices in India'(13:08)

    New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In view of the increasing threat of zoonotic diseases, an NGO has criticized multinational fast-food companies for not ensuring safety standards in producing chicken items and has alleged that many of these companies do better in Europe but not in India thus exposing the people to health risk.

Covid: 50% rise in young patients with eating disorders in UK
Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine benefits 'far outweigh' risks: CDC
  • Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine benefits 'far outweigh' risks: CDC(07:46)

    Washington, July 23 (IANS) The benefits of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine far outweigh its potential risks amid an ongoing review of reports of a rare neurological disorder, according to an advisory panel to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday.

India committed to work with G20 countries for a better world: Minister
  • India committed to work with G20 countries for a better world: Minister(21:20)

    New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Reiterating its stand on 'Nature Based Solutions' (NBS) and 'Sustainable Finance', India on Thursday said the contexts and perspectives should be guided by the stage of economic development, national circumstances and priorities, and must not come at the cost of developing countries' competitiveness, equity and development.

'No way': China on WHO's plans to revisit Covid lab leak theory
Gorakhpur most favoured industrial destination after Noida
This Rs 3,600 malware stealing information of Mac, Windows users
Zuck selling his FB stock nearly every business day
  • Zuck selling his FB stock nearly every business day(14:14)

    San Francisco, July 22 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is selling his stock very fast and since November 9, 2020, he has unloaded shares almost every business day which amounts to 9.4 million shares worth $2.8 billion, the media reported.

Rain batters coastal, western Maharashtra; thousands marooned
  • Rain batters coastal, western Maharashtra; thousands marooned(13:10)

    Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Incessant torrential rains played havoc with normal life in western and coastal Maharashtra since the past 24 hours, disrupting normal life even as rescue teams were deployed to shift thousands marooned in different towns, officials said here on Thursday.

Traditional Japanese breakfast may be effective against Covid
Modi to inaugurate 9 medical colleges in UP
Covid-19 lockdown reduces ocean noise: Study
  • Covid-19 lockdown reduces ocean noise: Study(07:30)

    Wellington, July 22 (IANS) A joint study by scientists from New Zealand and Canada showed that silence is golden for marine life as Covid-19 lockdown slowed global shipping and reduced ocean noise.