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  • Russian Navy ships arrive in India for maritime exercise New Delhi, Dec 9 : Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma on Sunday arrived at Visakhapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY, the bilateral maritime exercise with Indian Navy.The 10th edition of the exercise wil…
  • New muscle reading device to aid in creating smart clothes Moscow, Dec 9 : Russian scientists have developed a novel device that is capable of reading human muscle’s electrical activity and converting it into signals, an advance that can be used to create smart clothes as well as bionic prostheses.The device…
  • Soon C-sections to be performed by robots: Report London, Dec 9 : Robotics are expected to become so sophisticated, hospitals may not need surgeons. Controlled by healthcare assistants, the machines will soon be delivering babies by carrying out C-sections as well as other surgeries, say experts. Th…
  • Graphic warnings can quash cigarettes’ appeal to kids New York, Dec 9 : Cigarette ads with graphic warning labels that contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips can snuff out children’s view of smoking tobacco as cool, rebellious and fun, suggests a new research.These labels have the same…
  • Human brain responds to aggressive voices more quickly: Study London, Dec 9 : Human brains notice a voice much faster when it is considered threatening or aggressive than when it is perceived as normal or happy in an auditory environment, according to a new study.The study demonstrated that in a few hundred mil…
  • Diaspora should act as India’s ambassadors: Rijiju New Delhi, Dec 8 : Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Saturday told a visiting group of 40 Indian Diaspora youths to act as ambassadors of India’s growth story and spread the good word about their experience in this country on their ret…
  • UK government calls for reducing tablets taken by older people London, Dec 8 : British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Saturday called for a drive to reduce the number of tablets and pills taken by older people after a survey found nearly half of over 75-year-olds were taking five or more medicines, with the pe…
  • Mexico’s Vanessa Ponce De Leon bags Miss World 2018 crown Sanya (China), Dec 8 : India’s Manushi Chhillar, who won the Miss World pageant last year, on Saturday passed the baton to Mexico’s Vanessa Ponce De Leon at a glitzy ceremony, where the first runner-up title went to Thailand’s representative and Femi…
  • Masculine faces perceived as more competent than feminine: Study New York, Dec 8 : Faces that are seen as competent or talented are perceived as more masculine than feminine, say researchers while noting that this can pose a threat to social justice.In the study, the team from the Princeton University in the US we…
  • Inflammatory bowel disease ups prostate cancer risk: Study New York, Dec 8 : Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are four to five times at higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to researchers including one of Indian-origin. IBD is inflammation of all or part of the digestive tr…
  • Telangana man gets new lease of life with heart transplant Hyderabad, Dec 9 : Century Hospitals, a leading mid-sized healthcare provider in Hyderabad, has given a new lease of life to a young man by transplanting a donor heart in the patient’s body with support from Jeevandhan network.Though expensive, the p…
  • Debina, Gurmeet to represent India at world summit Mumbai, Dec 9 : Star couple Debina Bonnerjee and Gurmeet Choudhary will represent India at a world summit to be held in Instanbul, Turkey later this month.Debina, an actress and a lifestyle blogger, will attend the INFLOW Global Summit 2018, which wi…
  • GoAir flies to Phuket, Male from Bengaluru Bengaluru, Dec 9 : Budget carrier GoAir on Sunday flew for the first time from Bengaluru to Phuket in Thailand and Male in Maldives, the company said.”Bengaluru is a key market for us and this is the third international operation after Mumbai and New…
  • Russian Navy ships arrive in India for maritime exercise New Delhi, Dec 9 : Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma on Sunday arrived at Visakhapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY, the bilateral maritime exercise with Indian Navy.The 10th edition of the exercise wil…
  • New muscle reading device to aid in creating smart clothes Moscow, Dec 9 : Russian scientists have developed a novel device that is capable of reading human muscle’s electrical activity and converting it into signals, an advance that can be used to create smart clothes as well as bionic prostheses.The device…
  • Soon C-sections to be performed by robots: Report London, Dec 9 : Robotics are expected to become so sophisticated, hospitals may not need surgeons. Controlled by healthcare assistants, the machines will soon be delivering babies by carrying out C-sections as well as other surgeries, say experts. Th…
  • Winter care for your little ones New Delhi, Dec 9 : The winter season can bring some key challenges for new parents as newborns are a little more sensitive and need extra care in the cold season.Ensure their skin is well moisturised and protected, say experts.Rajesh Vohra, CEO, Arts…
  • Graphic warnings can quash cigarettes’ appeal to kids New York, Dec 9 : Cigarette ads with graphic warning labels that contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips can snuff out children’s view of smoking tobacco as cool, rebellious and fun, suggests a new research.These labels have the same…
  • Smile Train India to bring smile on Himachal children’s faces Shimla, Dec 9 : Finally, children born with clefts in Himachal Pradesh have a fair reason to smile!Smile Train India, a non-government organisation, the National Health Mission and the state Directorate of Health and Family Welfare have signed a memo…
  • Reverse bidding: Five players get nod to supply 12,000 rail wagons New Delhi, Dec 9 : Stepping up its wagon procurement, Indian Railways has selected five players through the reverse-auction method — a first for the wagon sector — to manufacture and supply over 12,000 wagons worth about Rs 4,000 crore.The Railways…
  • Telangana man gets new lease of life with heart transplant Hyderabad, Dec 9 : Century Hospitals, a leading mid-sized healthcare provider in Hyderabad, has given a new lease of life to a young man by transplanting a donor heart in the patient’s body with support from Jeevandhan network.Though expensive, the p…
  • Smile Train India to bring smile on Himachal children’s faces Shimla, Dec 9 : Finally, children born with clefts in Himachal Pradesh have a fair reason to smile!Smile Train India, a non-government organisation, the National Health Mission and the state Directorate of Health and Family Welfare have signed a memo…
  • Karnataka’s 111-year-old pontiff recovers from liver operation Bengaluru, Dec 8 : Karnataka’s 111-year-old revered pontiff Shivakumar Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru recovered from a liver operation he underwent at a hospital in Chennai, an official said on Saturday.”The pontiff has recovered from the effec…
  • India’s first artificial heart valve technology launched New Delhi, Dec 8 : In line with the Make in India initiative, global medical device maker Meril Life Sciences on Saturday launched its first indigenously designed and manufactured artificial aortic valve for patients who are at a high risk or unwilli…
  • Petition seeking Parrikar’s health details is ‘fishing’ enquiry: Goa CS Panaji, Dec 7 : Dubbing a public interest litigation seeking to know the health status of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar as a “roving and fishing” enquiry, Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma on Friday told the Panaji bench of the Bombay Hi…
  • Parrikar health status petition: Goa CS finally responds to HC directive Panaji, Dec 7 : Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma on Friday finally filed an affidavit before the Panaji Bench of the Bombay High Court, in connection with a petition filed last month seeking public disclosure of the health status of ailing Chief…
  • Cancer institute in Jhajjar will operate from January: Nadda New Delhi, Dec 7 : With a project value of Rs 2,035 crore, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) hospital being set up at AIIMS Jhajjar in Haryana will be functional by next month, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P.Nadda said on Friday.Nadda…
  • Young doctors should treat every patient with compassion: Naidu New Delhi, Dec 7 : Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that young doctors need to uphold medical ethics and treat every patient with compassion and empathy, irrespective of his or her financial background.”Only doctors can provide the hea…
  • Mental illness is surrounded by shame, stigma: Singer Ananya Birla New Delhi, Dec 7 : Ananya Birla feels there is a stigma and fear surrounding mental illness which often isolates people.The singer says people in India are scared to reach out for help because they don’t want to be judged.The singer, daughter of busi…
  • Congress MP from Bihar Maulana Asrar-ul-Haque Qasmi dead Patna, Dec 7 : Senior Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP from Bihar’s Kishanganj, Maulana Asrar-ul-Haque Qasmi, passed away early on Friday following a heart attack.He was 76.According to district officials, he died at the Kishanganj Circuit House. He …
  • Debina, Gurmeet to represent India at world summit Mumbai, Dec 9 : Star couple Debina Bonnerjee and Gurmeet Choudhary will represent India at a world summit to be held in Instanbul, Turkey later this month.Debina, an actress and a lifestyle blogger, will attend the INFLOW Global Summit 2018, which wi…
  • Winter care for your little ones New Delhi, Dec 9 : The winter season can bring some key challenges for new parents as newborns are a little more sensitive and need extra care in the cold season.Ensure their skin is well moisturised and protected, say experts.Rajesh Vohra, CEO, Arts…
  • Modelling will always be special: Malaika Arora New Delhi, Dec 9 : Actress Malaika Arora, who will be one of the judges for the auditions of models for the forthcoming edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2019, says that she is extremely nostalgic about her modelling days.”Modelling w…
  • Goa’s Prathamesh Maulingkar is India’s first Mister Supranational winner Krynica-Zdroj (Poland), Dec 9 : Goa’s Prathamesh Maulingkar has become the first Indian to win the title of Mister Supranational.He says he always had the confidence to make it to the top but could hardly believe it when his name was announced as the…
  • Mumbai girl Urvi Shetty wins ‘India’s Next Top Model Season 4’ Mumbai, Dec 9 : Mumbai girl Urvi Shetty has won the fourth season of television show “Indias Next Top Model”.She says it has been a unique experience which brought out the best in her.As the winner, she has her hands full with a year-long contract wi…
  • Writers call for ‘literary exchanges’ through translation of regional literature Kolkata, Dec 8 : At a time when some vernacular languages are being “threatened” by the gaining popularity of a foreign language, Nepali and Indian writers on Saturday called for greater “literary exchange” through translations of their literature an…
  • Mankind has forgotten art of living due to technology: Life coach Kolkata, Dec 8 : Mankind has forgotten the art of living and feeling successful in this era of technological boom, said a renowned life coach.”Mankind has seen a lot of success but now the pitiable situation is that the people are swallowing pills to…
  • Now, lifetime achievement award for writer Shashi Tharoor New Delhi, Dec 8 : In a recognition long overdue, the Crossword Book Award announced on Saturday that its jury has unanimously nominated Shashi Tharoor, who is at the peak of his literary career and is easily among the most read and debated authors i…
  • Tips to upgrade your space this New Year New Delhi, Dec 8 : From investing in smart seating to opting for right colours and patterns, let your home space do the talking in 2019 with smart makeovers.Nagbhushan Hegde, Head of Design, Script by Godrej and Boyce and Arshi Mukri, Design expert, …
  • Tips to upgrade your space this New Year New Delhi, Dec 8 : From investing in smart seating to opting for right colours and patterns, let your home space do the talking in 2019 with smart makeovers.Nagbhushan Hegde, Head of Design, Script by Godrej and Boyce and Arshi Mukri, Design expert, …