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Zika Virus Advisory

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  Feature, Health  /  Comments Off on Zika Virus Advisory

• Zika virus disease (ZVD) is an emerging viral disease transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, the same mosquito that transmit Dengue. • Zika virus was first indentified in Uganda in 1947. Outbreaks of ZVD have been recorded in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific. • ZVD presents as mild fever, […]

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Prestigious Einstein Prize for Indian American Professor Abhay Ashtekar

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Prestigious Einstein Prize for Indian American Professor Abhay Ashtekar

By Mayank Chhaya | IANS Over four decades after he began his scientific engagement with gravitational science, Professor Abhay Ashtekar is set to receive the prestigious Einstein Prize conferred by the American Physical Society (APS). The prize for 2018, which carries an award of $10,000, is scheduled to be announced on October 23. Its citation reads: […]

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Lower Oil Prices, Rupee Propel Markets Out of Downtrend

By   /  October 13, 2018  /  Business, Feature  /  Comments Off on Lower Oil Prices, Rupee Propel Markets Out of Downtrend

By Ravi Dutta Mishra and Rohit Vaid | IANS The Indian equity market came in for some rough weather due to global worries over high crude oil prices and US interest rates during the week just ended, but managed to catch the upside in the final session of trade. However, the odds favoured a sixth week […]

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Strengthen Prudential, Provisioning Norms of Banks, Says Bimal Jalan

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Strengthen Prudential, Provisioning Norms of Banks, Says Bimal Jalan

By V.S. Chandrasekar | IANS India should continue with the process of strengthening prudential, provisioning and capitalisation norms and bringing them in line with the best international standards to reduce the possibilities of future financial crises, says Bimal Jalan, a former RBI Governor, in his new book set against the turmoil in the financial sector over […]

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‘India Crucial Partner in Making Commercially-Viable Fusion Energy a Reality’

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on ‘India Crucial Partner in Making Commercially-Viable Fusion Energy a Reality’

By Vishal Gulati | IANS India is one of the crucial seven nations pursuing the construction of the world’s largest tokamak fusion device, a donut-shaped configuration designed to produce 500 MW of thermal fusion energy, an Indian official associated with the project said. The upcoming International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), the world’s largest fusion reaction research […]

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More Toilets = More Skilled ‘Girlforce’ (October 11 is International Day of the Girl Child)

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on More Toilets = More Skilled ‘Girlforce’ (October 11 is International Day of the Girl Child)

By Mridula Narayan | IANS This International Girl Child Day, let us look at how a simple step can make a big difference in empowering girls to achieve their dreams. “I advised my sister not to leave school because I’ve already made that mistake,” says Ruby with her head bowed and her steady yet moist eyes […]

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Basic Animal Rights

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Basic Animal Rights

Today is World Animals Day 04th October; let us spread some awareness about Animal Basic Rights. Animal are asset of our society. They have feeling and emotion like human being; therefore it is the responsibility of every human being to love, care and protect our animal and prevent cruelty, abuses  by beating/hitting and forced animal […]

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Babar Ali’s Inspiring Story: How a Nine-Year-Old’s Zeal Brought Education to Bengal’s Poor

By   /  September 30, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Babar Ali’s Inspiring Story: How a Nine-Year-Old’s Zeal Brought Education to Bengal’s Poor

By Bhavana Akella | IANS Walking home from school in a small town in West Bengal, a nine-year-old boy saw some of his friends work as rag-pickers. The thought that his companions were unable to study like him because they were poor so agonised the young Babar Ali that he decided to do something about it […]

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MR (Measles & Rubella) Infection and its Maladies

By   /  September 29, 2018  /  Feature, Health  /  Comments Off on MR (Measles & Rubella) Infection and its Maladies

What is measles? Measles is a very contagious respiratory infection. It causes a total-body skin rash and flu-like symptoms. 20 million cases happen worldwide every year. With about 50,000 deaths in India due to Measles and rubella Measles (also called rubeola) is caused by a virus, so there’s no specific medical treatment for it. The […]

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World’s Largest Healthcare Scheme Will Cover 500 Million People — Health Minister JP Nadda

By   /  September 16, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on World’s Largest Healthcare Scheme Will Cover 500 Million People — Health Minister JP Nadda

By Jaideep Sarin | IANS What is touted as the world’s largest healthcare scheme – Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) – will benefit over 500 million (50 crore) people which is more than the combined population of the United States, Canada and Mexico, Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said. The scheme, to be […]

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