Everything you need to know about Gandhi Eye Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gandhi Eye Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Team of doctors and paramedical staff travels to Nepal to provide emergency medical care to the victims
PM Modi said that the MNREGA is the living example of Congress failure and this program won?t be discontinued.
Delhi Government has decided to further work in partnership with Cure International India in Delhi to overcome cases of clubfoot
New Delhi, May 2(ANI): Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday said that he is ready to take the responsibility for the Congress' poll debacle in Uttar Pradesh (UP) Assembly elections.
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday cut short his Amethi visit to fly to Dhubri in Assam and express solidarity with the relatives of the ferry tragedy victims.
Taking strong action for the party debacle in the recently held assembly election in Uttar Pradesh,
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured when the balcony of a building and a portion of its wall collapsed in south-central Mumbai Wednesday, an official said.
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday dropped enough hints about a major shake up in the Uttar Pradesh unit of the party, saying no one would be spared for the poor showing in the February-March assembly elecctions.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Herbal, dietary, energy or nutritional supplements may be good for one's well being, but if combined with common drugs they can damage health.
A new discovery has raised the hope for better treatment of arthritis. As per this discovery, muscle inflammation outside the joints is equally responsible for discomfort and reduced mobility in arthritis sufferers as swelling of the joint itself. This discovery can lead to the better treatment of the disease.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi has clarified that a private member's bill on restraining the media, which was submitted by Meenakshi Natarajan contains the personal views of the lawmaker, and added that she did not take the approval of Rahul Gandhi before submitting it.
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Muscle inflammation outside the joints is as much to blame for discomfort and poor mobility in arthritis sufferers as inflammation of the joint itself, says a new study. It potentially opens the way to better treatment.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday distanced itself from a bill on media regulation proposed by Meenakshi Natarajan, a Lok Sabha MP and an aide of Rahul Gandhi, the party's general secretary.
Madrid, May 1 (IANS) You could protect yourself better against viral infections, especially during autumn and winter, with vitamin D supplementation, says a new study.
Washington, April 30(ANI): Researchers have found that a combination of two diabetes drugs, metformin and rosiglitazone, is more effective in treating youth with recent-onset type 2 diabetes than metformin alone.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Exposure to alcohol advertisements in television may persuade minors to take up drinking, researchers have suggested.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Adolescents and young adults who are familiar with fast-food restaurant advertising on television are more likely to be overweight, according to a new study.
Washington, April 29 (IANS) If youngsters hooked on fast food have greater chances of becoming overweight, then blame fast-food ads on TV which entice them in the first place.
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Parents with poor math skills are more likely than others to give wrong doses of medicines to their children, according to a study.
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Gorging on food can cause obesity, but the fear of not having enough food may also lead to the same result, says a new study.
New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): The mouthpiece of the Rashtriya Swayam Sewak (RSS) - Organiser-on Sunday attacked past governments, including the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for covering up the Bofors scam.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi visited drought-hit villages of Maharashtra's Satara district for two and a half hours Saturday but did not any announce any relief measure.
London, April 28 (IANS) British scientists will soon begin a trial to see whether electricity can be used to shrink the heart of patients suffering from heart disease. The procedure will reduce the size of the heart and improve life expectancy.
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, in a short trip to Karnataka Saturday, met drought-hit villagers, attended a 104-year-old religious leader's birthday celebrations and addressed party workers from the state.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): It is a known fact that eating too much food can cause obesity, but the fear of not having enough food may lead to the same result, a new study has claimed.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) As Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi began his one-day tour of drought-hit areas of Maharashtra's Satara district Saturday, he became the third Gandhi after his late father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and mother Sonia Gandhi to visit the region, though little has changed there in all these decades.
Satara, Apr 28 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi visited the drought-hit regions in Mumbai's Satara District on Saturday, and assured the locals that the government would come up with a proper solution to help them get rid of all their problems.
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) As Himachal Pradesh goes to the polls for its 68 assembly seats later this year, the faction-ridden opposition Congress has begun an exercise to put its house in order with the hope of ousting the Prem Kumar Dhumal-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived in Satara town Saturday morning for a visit to nearby drought-hit areas of Maharashtra, an official said.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived at Satara district Saturday morning for a visit to drought-hit areas there, an official said.
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new review co-authored by an Indian origin scientist has suggested that girls who start puberty very early are more likely to have psychological problems and be at risk of sexual abuse and early pregnancy.
Indian Cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar who on Thursday accepted the proposal of being a Rajya Sabha (the upper house of Parliament) member has received mixed response over it..........
London, Apr 27, (ANI): Former England cricketer Sir Iam Botham hurried to be by the side of his dying mother after ending a 150-mile charity walk.
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) How often do you find a government employee who doesn't want a hike in dearness allowance (DA)? But Kolkata resident Hiralal Burman is an exception - he refuses to accept his increased allowance to protest the poor DA hike for workers under the 100-day rural jobs scheme.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Even as both houses of parliament were disrupted over Bofors scam Thursday, they are expected to see peaceful proceedings Friday as the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to follow it up in an orderly manner.
The latest disclosure of Bofors pay off scam by its whistleblower who to gave clean-chit to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and erstwhile leader and Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan in his statement, has once again created strom in Indian politics and a tug of war has begun between Congress-led UPA government and BJP led-opposition...............
A callow prime minister, a global superstar, shadowy international arms dealers, crafty middlemen and nosy journalists were the dramatis personae of a real life political thriller that played out in New Delhi, Stockholm, London and New York over a quarter century ago.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Amid fresh allegations that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi may have toned down the Bofors Gun deal probe to protect Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) and other opposition parties hit out at the Congress in parliament on Thursday over the issue.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An naked body of an unidentified woman was recovered near the doctors' hostel inside Lok Nayak Hospital in the capital, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday said that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had no role to play in the Bofors Gun case, and added that there was no need to reopen the case.
Mumbai, Apr 25 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday said he was delighted over his exoneration in the Bofors Gun case, but added that his family lived with humiliation for the past 25 years.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Expressing his happiness over his name being cleared from the Bofors payoff scam, mega-star Amitabh Bachchan, however, said that he is "pained" that it came 25 years.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Bofors ghost returned to haunt the Congress Wednesday with former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom giving a clean chit to the late Rajiv Gandhi in the payoff scandal but also saying that he just 'watched the massive cover-up' and the guilty, Italian Ottavio Quattrocchi, got away.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday dismissed rumours that five union cabinet ministers had offered to quit and work to strengthen the party and denied that any such communication has been made to party chief Sonia Gandhi.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said former Swedish police officer Sten Lindstrom's revelations on the Bofors payoff scandal has given a clean chit to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom has spoken out on the Bofors artillery guns payoff scandal, which broke out in 1987. Here, in a nutshell, is what he told the website thehoot.org on the Bofors gun deal that brought down the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1989:
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Bofors ghost returned to haunt the Congress Wednesday with former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom giving a clean chit to the late Rajiv Gandhi in the payoff scandal but also saying that he just "watched the massive cover-up" and the guilty, Italian Ottavio Quattrochchi, got away.
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Amid fresh allegations that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi may have toned down the probe to protect Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the Bofors scam, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday charged the ruling Congress Party of being deep rooted in corruption, and said that his party will expose them completely.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Political parties who had been misleading the nation on the issue of the Bofors gun deal should apologise, the Congress said Wednesday after former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom gave a clean chit to the late Rajiv Gandhi in the bribery sandal
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Wednesday asked the government to give an explanation on former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom's disclosures on the Bofors payoff scandal, including the safe passage to main accused Ottavio Quattrochchi.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) With former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom giving him a clean chit in the Bofors gun payoff scandal, Amitabh Bachchan Wednesday said the accusations had led to years of "anguish of petulant blame".
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Following the trend of cough medicine, hand sanitizer is the latest in a string of household products used to induce intoxication and has public health officials worried as a few squirts of it could equal a couple of shots of hard liquor.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Wednesday demanded an explanation from the government on former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom's revelations on the Bofors payoff scandal, including the safe passage to main accused Ottavio Quattrochchi.
Washington, April 25(ANI): Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life and may also have a higher risk of fragility fracture and of mortality, a new Swedish research has suggested.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday termed reports that four senior UPA ministers have written to Congress President Sonia Gandhi offering to step down from their posts to be media imagination, and said all leaders are doing the party work whether in government or outside it.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Tuesday downplayed the visit by several senior leaders at Congress President Sonia Gandhi's 10, Janpath residence in the wake of reports over four UPA ministers offering to resign from their posts, and contended that it was a routine meeting.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Speculation of a rejig in the Congress and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government increased Tuesday following reports that four ministers had offered to quit to work for the party. Two ministers later denied they had written to Congress president Sonia Gandhi offering to quit.
London, April 24 (IANS) A teenager declared brain dead by four doctors in Britain made a miraculous recovery after his emotive parents requested medics for a second opinion moments before his life support was to be switched off.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday hit out at the UPA Government over reports that four senior Cabinet ministers have written to Congress President Sonia Gandhi offering to step down from their posts, and said the main problem that the country is facing at the moment is the lack of good governance.
Gurgaon, April 23 (IANS) Relatives of a patient created a ruckus at the multi-specialty Artemis Hospital here Monday, accusing the authorities of charging huge fees but not providing proper treatment to the patient. As a precautionary measure, police was deployed in the hospital premises, an official said.
London, April 23 (ANI): Smokers who exercise are likely to find it easier to quit successfully, say researchers.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Fabrice Muamba's fiancee Shauna Magunda took to Twitter to express her happiness when her lover got his life back after his heart stopped during an FA Cup quarter final for 78 minutes.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Avocados could help fight ageing and several diseases as they bolster cells' power centres against harmful free radicals, say scientists.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) who consume a peg or two daily are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-alcoholics with the same condition, says a new study.
Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) The Congress is going all out to woo a powerful caste group in Karnataka that is generally perceived to be a strong supporter of the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) even as the latter dithers in setting its house in order.
Melbourne, Apr 22 (ANI): Holidaymakers booking in for cut-price cosmetic surgery in Asia in large numbers are being greeted with centres ranging from the five-star to street stall.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of the political situation in the state in the face of criticism of his government over its "slow" decision-making and the CAG report on land deals.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood veterans, director Shyam Benegal and actress Madhuri Dixit will receive this year's Raj Kapoor awards constituted by the Maharashtra government, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced here.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Obese women run the risk of problems during pregnancy, labour and complications for the baby's health, a new study has claimed.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) An angry fan assaulted a shopkeeper in south Delhi for switching the television off while an Indian Premier League(IPL) match was in progress, police said Thursday, adding he has been arrested.
London, Apr 19 (ANI): A pair of distinctive round-lensed spectacles belonging to 'the Father of Indian Nation' Mahatma Gandhi has been auctioned for 41,000 pounds.
Thrissur, April 18 (IANS) Antony Chittattukara, a 70-year-old antique collector from this Kerala town, had expected to make over Rs.500 million from the auction of Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia. But the auction, held at Mullock's in London Tuesday, fetched him only Rs.8.5 million.
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Followers of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday lamented the auction of artefacts related to him, saying that such events failed to spread his principles and ideals.
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Singer-actress Miley Cyrus had to be admitted to the hospital after she accidentally cut herself with a knife while cooking.
Thrissur (Kerala), April 17 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired school teacher has been waiting patiently for the outcome as his rare collection of Mahatma Gandhi memorabilia went under the hammer in London Tuesday. He intends to use the proceeds to set up an antique museum.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may not help patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.
Buenos Aires, April 17 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian woman who confessed on television to killing her six-year-old son to take revenge on her ex-husband has died in a hospital on the outskirts of Buenos Aires after attempting to hang herself in an Argentine jail, authorities said.
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Worrying may have evolved along with intelligence as a beneficial trait, says a recent study.
London, Apr 13(ANI): Bolton Wanderers' midfielder Fabrice Muamba's heart has been fitted with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibri (ICD) to protect his life in the event of another cardiac arrest.
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): Researchers have reinforced the finding that too little sleep or sleep patterns that are conflicting with our body's 'internal biological clock' may cause increased risk of diabetes and obesity.
London, Apr 12(ANI): Bolton Wanderer's midfielder Fabrice Muamba has expressed his gratitude towards the hospital staff who helped him recover from the near fatal cardiac arrest he suffered on the football field by giving them a huge thank-you cake.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) wants the human resource development (HRD) ministry to amend the right to education (RTE) law to ensure that disabled children have the choice to study either in an ordinary or a special school.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) As many as a million children suffer from Type I diabetes in India and painful for them are those insulin jabs. But smart insulin pumps are now changing things for these kids.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Peter Andre, who has been keeping a vigil by his brother's side even since he was diagnosed with kidney cancer earlier this year, has revealed that he hasn't stopped crying since he found out his sibling had the disease.
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old Bangalore girl who was battered by her own father as he wanted a son, died Wednesday after battling for life for several days, hospital authorities here said.
Bengaluru, Apr 11 (ANI): Three-month-old baby Afreen - who was battling for life at a government hospital here after being allegedly battered by her father - passed away on Wednesday.
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Three-month-old Afreen who was battered by her own father as he wanted a male child succumbed to her injuries Wednesday, hospital sources here said.
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A mother and daughter have undergone breast enlargement surgery together to boost their 32A chests to D and C cups.
London, April 10 (ANI): A new eye test, being developed in Britain, could save millions of lives by diagnosing deadly heart disease early.
Panaji, April 10 (IANS) Top Congress leaders from Goa will be summoned to New Delhi to meet the high command later this week for a post-mortem of the party's thumping loss in Goa, a top Congress official said Tuesday.
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was surprised to see the media parked outside his house after he tweeted about his impending CT scan.
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Two gene variants that increase the risk of common childhood obesity have been identified by researchers.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), World?s largest university with over 35-lakhs enrolments, has started introduced two new courses on Water Management for which admission process has begun, IGNOU said in its statement........
London, April 9 (ANI): A soccer starlet sacked by Chelsea for a smoke bomb prank last month was arrested over a bloody bust-up with his teenage girlfriend.
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) As he visited the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and interacted with the khadims of the shrine here Sunday, Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old son of visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, drew instant comparisons with Gandhi scion Rahul Gandhi.
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has accepted Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's invitation to visit Pakistan.
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has ordered an investigation into the vandalisation of some statues, including that of Mahatma Gandhi, in Batticaloa town.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) After a review of its performance in Uttar Pradesh by party general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the Congress has formed a panel headed by Defence Minister A.K. Antony to go into the causes of the party's defeat in Punjab and Goa and its lackadaisical performance in Uttarakhand where it failed to get a majority on its own.
Melbourne, Apr 7 (ANI): A man ate parts of his wife's arm after killing her in their apartment, police allege.
In the post mortem process of recently concluded UP assembly election defeat, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi reportedly find out several flaws in current party structure of Uttar Pradesh unit and indicated to dissolve it........