Traders oppose laser show for pollution free Delhi in CP
  • Traders oppose laser show for pollution free Delhi in CP(22:10)
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Just days after the Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a laser show from October 26 to 29 at Connaught place's Central park, the traders here have started to register their protest against the event.
Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards (Lead)
  • Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards (Lead)(21:54)
    Bengaluru/New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Two digital applications (apps) developed by Indian under-graduate students for women's safety and to check air pollution in Delhi on smartphones won Marconi Society annual awards for the good of humanity, an official said on Monday.
AMU to tie up with wildlife dept on conservation efforts
  • AMU to tie up with wildlife dept on conservation efforts(21:10)
    Aligarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Research scholars in the Department of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, will now share their expertise with Uttar Pradesh's wildlife department. The experts will lend a helping hand in the conservation of many species on the verge of extinction in the state.
How to take care of baby's skin during winter
Lack of qualified doctors biggest challenge: Arvind Panagariya
SC to hear plea on Mumbai coastal road project
  • SC to hear plea on Mumbai coastal road project(19:44)
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear the plea challenging the Bombay High Court order which quashed the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) approval for the Rs 14,000 crore coastal road project in Mumbai.
  • Assam told to set up task force on mines and minerals(18:44)
    Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court on Monday directed the Assam government to constitute a Mines and Minerals Task Force Battalion under the Mines and Minerals Department for taking timely and independent action to prevent illegal mining of any kind.
No bar on Mumbai Metro construction in Aarey forest: SC (Lead)
  • No bar on Mumbai Metro construction in Aarey forest: SC (Lead)(18:10)
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that the order on status quo in Mumbai's Aarey colony forest area applies only to the felling of trees and there is no bar on the construction of a car shed for the Mumbai Metro.
Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues
  • Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues(17:12)
    New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study.
IIT Kharagpur superspecialty hospital to start OPD by year-end
  • IIT Kharagpur superspecialty hospital to start OPD by year-end(16:12)
    Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The superspecialty hospital of IIT Kharagpur - Dr B C Roy Institute of Medical Science & Research - is expected to start its outdoor patients department (OPD) by the end of the year, an institute spokesperson said on Monday.
Infant dies in fire at Hyderabad hospital
  • Infant dies in fire at Hyderabad hospital(16:12)
    Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) A four-month-old child died and five others were injured in a fire that broke out at a private hospital at L.B. Nagar in Hyderabad on Monday, police said.
  • 'Asia poised to become dominant market for wind energy'(15:40)
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Asia could grow its share of installed capacity for onshore wind energy from 230 Gigawatt (GW) in 2018 to over 2,600 GW by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said on Monday.
Resistance to common antibiotic rising among Indian patients
Fat accumulates inside lungs of obese people: Study
Tiger mauls farmer, forest watcher in UP's Pilibhit
  • Tiger mauls farmer, forest watcher in UP's Pilibhit(10:58)
    Pilibhit, Oct 21 (IANS) A 50-year-old farmer was injured when a tiger pounced on him while he was working in his paddy field adjacent to the Haripur forest range in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR).
Satellites to detect stranded whales from space
Delhi Mohalla Clinics cross 300-mark, target 1,000
  • Delhi Mohalla Clinics cross 300-mark, target 1,000(18:00)
    By Nivedita Singh
    New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Bogged down by red tape in land acquisition, the Delhi government has only managed to give its people 302 mohalla clinics against the promised 1,000 after being in power for close to five years.
India seeks UN action to combat anti-microbial resistance
Smartphone can help patients take pills on time
Goa stray cattle turning carnivore, says BJP Minister (Lead)
  • Goa stray cattle turning carnivore, says BJP Minister (Lead)(13:46)
    Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims the state's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo.
  • Trash4Cash to fetch you entry to Goa jamboree! Hurry up(12:02)
    Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Old newspapers, empty cigarette packets and ubiquitous packets of potato chips can fetch you a ticket to a jamboree, the 'LalaLand Festival' in Goa, which is aimed at promoting crossover art forms, sustainable innovations, new experiences and global trends.
Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts
  • Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts(11:56)
    By Bharat Upadhyay
    New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After the US health regulators found traces of asbestos in samples from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder and forced the company to recall 33,000 bottles of talcum powder, physicians in India have warned that long-term exposure of asbestos can trigger lung cancer in children.
Goa stray cattle turning non-vegetarian: BJP Minister
  • Goa stray cattle turning non-vegetarian: BJP Minister(11:10)
    Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims the state's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo.
Delhi govt, Centre spar over healthcare schemes
  • Delhi govt, Centre spar over healthcare schemes(22:56)
    New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In the run-up to the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, incumbent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are heating up the scene as they aggressively root for their respective flagship health programmes like mohalla clinics, the accident care scheme, Farishte, and the Centre's flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat.
President meets Filipino liver transplant patients' kin