Everything you need to know about Azad Society: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Azad Society: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 3 (ANI): Scientific studies have found that men have better spatial awareness skills, whereas women are stronger with verbal fluency and greater memory for objects.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind interactive guide for women going through menopause to help them better understand their menu of treatment options, including whether hormone therapy may be right for them.
London, May 2 (ANI): Kate Moss has donated a topless picture of herself in a bid to raise funds for a children's charity.
Srinagar, May 2 (IANS) Union Health Minister and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said the political scenario of the country indicates coalition governments are going to be the order of the day in the future.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Wednesday advocated the passage of the women's reservation bill to empower the poor and ordinary Indian women.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday condemned yoga guru Baba Ramdev's remark that murderers, looters and illiterate people are sitting in parliament.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Larger male gorillas living in the rainforests of Congo seem to be more successful than smaller ones at attracting mates and even raising young, researchers have found.
London, May 2 (ANI): The subject of G-spot - considered as female paradise by many- has come under close scrutiny yet again as US gynaecologists now claim to have found the so-called 'sex button' during the postmortem of an 83-year-old woman.
London, May 1 (IANS) A 43-year-old blind Scottish adventurer is determined to complete his 101st extreme challenge this year by swimming the English Channel.
Aligarh, May 1 (IANS) After being in the news for alleged gender bias, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has for the first time elected a woman to its influential teacher's association.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Meera Agrawal was Monday elected the new mayor of the north Delhi civic agency. The deputy mayor's post also went to the BJP.
Manama, Apr 30 (Xinhua-ANI): Bahrain's Appeal Court on Monday ordered retrial in the case of prominent jailed opposition activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja.
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) More medical research was needed in the country to position it among the global best, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Saturday and also asked doctors to put more service in rural areas.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Tobacco usage caused 7 percent of all deaths above the age of 30 in India, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the Lok Sabha Friday.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Directorate General of Health Services has established a stem cell division to evaluate proposals concerning stem cell research, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Friday.
London, April 27 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church has contacted its schools in England and Wales and asked them to encourage pupils to oppose gay marriages and promote traditional heterosexual relationships.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): India on Thursday urged the UN member nations to continue their financial and technical support to public health initiatives.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday said member nations of the world organisation are ready to help India in dealing with polio, malaria, tetanus, measles and HIV transmission-related mortality.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): The first-known camera trap photos of an Amur leopard in China have recently been captured by protected area staff in Hunchun Amur Tiger National Nature Reserve in Jilin Province, the Wildlife Conservation Society has revealed.
A recent study has revealed that, consumption of flavonoid rich berries, such as strawberries and blueberries in abundance, slow down the process of memory decline within older women by 2.5 years. The study was conducted in Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Vitamin D supplements could be as effective as some of the prescribed pill, when it comes to lowering blood pressure in patients diagnosed with hypertension, researchers say.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A high intake of flavonoid rich berries, such as strawberries and blueberries, can delay memory decline in older women by 2.5 years.his is the conclusion of a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Left-handers, who represent just 10 percent of the general human population, have been viewed with suspicion and persecuted across history.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's flagship health scheme, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is set to get another lease of life with Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad claiming that the government will fund the project for another five years.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Indian pharma major Ranbaxy Wednesday launched a new "indigenous" anti-malaria drug at a ceremony in the national capital to mark World Malaria Day.
London, April 25 (IANS) A mosquito from Asia that spreads tropical diseases, including dengue fever, may soon hit the shores of Britain because of climate change, experts have said.
Melbourne, Apr 25 (ANI): A 24-year-old woman, who seeks to bring an end to brutal animal testing for cosmetics, volunteered to put herself through the ordeal in full public view to highlight the abuses of the practice.
Lahore, Apr 25 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has held exhaustive discussions on the possible outcomes and ways to deal with each scenario emerging from the Supreme Court's decision to convict Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for contempt of court.
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon would be on a four day official visit to India from 26-29 April.
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): After almost a year and a half of operations, CryoSat has yielded its first seasonal variation map of Arctic sea-ice thickness.n June 2011, the first map of Arctic sea-ice thickness was unveiled, using CryoSat data acquired between January and February of that year.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Indian government is considering a course on rural healthcare to create more manpower to serve in the country's hinterland, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As many as 57 people have died, mostly in Maharashtra, of swine flu in the country till April 18 this year, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.
United Nations/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will undertake a four-day visit to India, his third since 2008, from Thursday when he will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other government leaders to discuss the geopolitical situation, troubled zones and other development issues.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Amid speculation of a rejig in both the party and the United Progressive Alliance government in order to gear up for the 2014 political battle, five Congress ministers have reportedly offered to quit to strengthen the party.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI) has launched a global campaign - 'Be Cruelty-Free' - to end animal testing for cosmetics.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Amid speculation over the possible names of presidential candidates, the government Monday said it will try to evolve consensus on one candidate, but added that it was premature to comment on who it could be.
London, April 23 (ANI): Just one in eight women have the confidence to call themselves 'attractive,' according to a new study.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Eating soy protein could significantly lower fat accumulation in the livers of obese patients by partially restoring the function of a key signalling pathway in the organ, according to a research at a US university.
London, April 22 (ANI): A tsunami recorded by the ancient historian Herodotus did indeed protect a Greek village from Persian invaders, say German geologists.
Colombo, Apr 21 (Xinhua-ANI): A visiting delegation of Indian legislators said on Saturday that they had urged Sri Lanka to go for genuine political reconciliation.
London, April 21 (ANI): Time seems to go faster than usual when we are on holidays.
The risk of development of schizophrenia is thrice in children who have suffered severe trauma as compared to normal children. The children who has undergone trauma can develop schizophrenia in later life, reveals a new study.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Indian government's decision to stop experimentation on animals for training college and university students was Friday hailed by animal rights group Humane Society International.
London, April 20 (IANS) Children who have undergone severe trauma are thrice as likely to develop schizophrenia in later life, says a new study.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Researchers including one of Indian origin have been working with an enzyme found in bacteria that is crucial for capturing solar energy.
London, April 19 (ANI): Cameron Diaz, who has had a string of failed relationships and never married, has hinted that she is keen to start a brood of her own.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Deploying self-replicating robots or exobots in space explorations could be the only way to find extraterrestrial life and clean up space junk, says an expert.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): The trauma caused by online dating scams is worse than any other, because the victims experienced 'double hit' - loss of money and loss of 'romantic relationship hit' - says an expert.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Deploying autonomous, self-replicating robots - exobots - may help in finding and identifying extraterrestrial life, according to a new study.
London, April 19 (ANI): People of all age groups find the seaside more refreshing than the countryside or an urban park, researchers have discovered.
As per reports actress Cameron Diaz is thinking of adopting children.
London, April 19 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz is reportedly planning to adopt children.
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Wednesday said tainted police officer Anil Mahabole has been suspended for allegedly raping a woman police inspector.
London, April 18 (IANS) Simply a glass of water could be the key to exam success, say British researchers.
Jammu, April 18 (IANS) Three people were killed and 30 injured when a bus carrying them to a political rally in Billawar town of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir fell into a gorge Wednesday.
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): The fact that dinosaurs laid eggs is what prompted their mass extinction as it put them at a considerable disadvantage compared to viviparous mammals, according to a new study.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Positive psychological characteristics such as optimism, life satisfaction, and happiness appear to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events, a new study has found.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former chief ministers, a judicial panel probing Adarsh Society scam Tuesday said that the land on which the controversial highrise stands belongs to the state government and was not intended to rehabilitate Kargil war heroes or their relatives.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Chin augmentation is the fastest growing plastic surgery trend among all major demographics, according to new statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) The rapid development of internet has brought conveniences and efficiency to information exchanges, but has also speeded up the spread of rumours, Xinhua reported citing a Chinese daily.
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A medical implant can warn users about a potential heart attack through a combination of vibrations, tones and visual signs and save lives, says a study.
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court ruled that it was mandatory for private schools to reserve 25 percent of their seats for the poor, the petitioners said Friday they were not sure if they will seek a review of the decision.
Ranchi, April 13 (IANS) As many as 7,563 rape cases were reported in Jharkhand during the ten-year period since the formation of the state in November 2000, a local NGO Jharkhand Human Rights Movement (JHRM) has reported.
The interim report relating to the Adarsh Society scam is likely to submit to the Maharashtra govt. on Friday.
London, April 12 (ANI): A new study has indicated that our desire to co-operate with each other may have resulted in the evolution of bigger brains as compared to our ancestors.
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): The world's first "electrified snail" has joined the menagerie of cockroaches, rats, rabbits and other animals previously implanted with biofuel cells that generate electricity from natural sugar in their bodies.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The interim report of the two-member commission probing the Adarsh Society scam, related to the housing society originally meant for war heroes and Kargil widows, is likely to be submitted to the Maharashtra government Friday, officials said.
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new study has raised the possibility that advanced versions of T. rex and other dinosaurs, monstrous creatures with the intelligence and cunning of humans, may be the life forms that evolved on other planets in the universe.
Islamabad, Apr 12(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has conferred the status of a federal minister on the country's ambassador to the United States, Sherry Rehman.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the right to education law that requires private schools to earmark 25 percent seats for poor students.
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) A special panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots Tuesday gave a clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the Gulberg massacre case, leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to demand that the 'vilification campaign' against him should stop and the Congress retorting that there was proof enough of the killings during the riots.
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A novel anti-leukaemia compound has shown potential for becoming a new highly targeted therapy for humans - even for those resistant to conventional therapies, according to a new study.
Beijing, Apr 10 (ANI): Nearly one hundred billion spam messages were sent in China in 2011, a latest survey has revealed.
London, April 10 (ANI): Dental patients who received frequent X-rays were up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with meningioma, the most common type of brain tumour, a major study has found.
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Daily aspirin might lower both overall cancer incidence and overall cancer mortality, even at low doses (75-100 mg daily), say researchers.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry is expecting a 10-12 percent rise in sales in fiscal 2012-13 from the 17,376,624 units sold in 2011-12 on better macro-economic conditions, an industry body said.
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) An estimated 100 billion spam messages harassed China's one billion mobile phone users in the past year, a study said.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said every citizen should have access to affordable health care and asked citizens to take a pledge to look after their health.
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Many female kidney failure patients on dialysis may experience sexual problems, warn researchers.
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): A number of women do not completely realize the consequences of delaying motherhood and expect that assisted reproductive technologies can reverse their aged ovarian function, researchers say.
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Older adults who experienced any level of psychological distress were more than four times more likely to experience functional limitation than those who did not, researchers from Australia have found.
London, April 5 (ANI): A Cambridge Professor has claimed that Usain Bolt can cut his world record from 9.58 seconds to 9.45 with no extra effort on his part or improvement to his fitness.
London, April 4 (ANI): Patients who have had metal-on-metal hip replacements have no more risk of developing cancer in the first seven years after surgery than the general population, a new study has claimed.
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Women conceiving at older ages, thanks to the availability of fertility treatments, has spurred the birth of twins.
Jammu, April 1(IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Sunday that coalition governments are laden with compulsions and are not easy to run.
Melbourne, Apr 1 (ANI): Kyly Boldy has been featured in Who magazine's annual Most Beautiful People issue.
London, March 31 (IANS) A British couple has been charged with animal cruelty after they crammed 56 large dogs and 13 other animals in a dirty four-room house.
Washington, Mar 31(ANI): The Internal Revenue Service has determined that an investigation of the Sikh Religious Society which is led by parents of Indian-origin South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, is unwarranted.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Amid controversy over the alleged bribe offer in purchase of vehicles and his claims of gaps in India's defence preparedness, army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday sounded conciliatory, blaming 'rogue elements' for differences with the government even as the Bharatiya Janata Party demanded Defence Minister A.K. Antony's resignation for 'mishandling' the issue.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Upping pressure on the government over Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's allegation that he was offered bribe to clear Tatra truck contracts, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded Defence Minister A.K. Antony's resignation over the controversial issue.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday said he had acted on complaints against defence public sector firm BEML a day after receiving complaints of irregularities forwarded to him on behalf of Congress president Sonia Gandhi in October 2009.
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) today said that Defence Minister A K Antony had asked the Secretary (Defence Production) in October 2009 to look into the various issues raised against the public sector BEML by Congress leader D Hanumanthappa.
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Researchers have shed light on some of the fastest moving objects in the cosmos.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In further friction over Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's disclosure that he was offered a bribe to allow sub-standard Tatra trucks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded the resignation of Defence Minister A.K. Antony but the Congress dismissed it as perverse.
A study related to cancer reveals that more than half of all cancer is preventable and society has the knowledge to act on this information today.
Panaji, March 29 (IANS) A Goa police constable is under arrest for allegedly molesting a woman in a drunken state, police said.
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Cancer death rates continued to decline in the US between 2004 and 2008, a government report said.
Kolkata, Mar 28 (ANI): A circular, issued by the West Bengal government, has banned English and Bengali dailies at state-sponsored and aided libraries in the state.
And now Lady Gaga has unveiled the secrets of her veil saying she wears a veil as she is continuously mourning the world's problems.
Washington, Mar 26(ANI): Lady Gaga has revealed that she wears a veil because she is constantly mourning the world's problems.