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Team of doctors and paramedical staff travels to Nepal to provide emergency medical care to the victims
Delhi Government has decided to further work in partnership with Cure International India in Delhi to overcome cases of clubfoot
Cairo, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): Six people were killed and 49 others injured in clashes in Abbasiya district in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, where the Defense Ministry is located, an official from the Egyptian Health Ministry said Wednesday.
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.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Maintaining a lower body mass index (BMI) can help reduce the risk of developing ischemic heart disease (IHD), say researchers.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Taking fish oil capsules may help improve outcomes for kidney patients undergoing hemodialysis by reducing cardiovascular complications, says a scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) An alarming spike in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among teens, is irreversibly damaging the tooth enamel with their high acid content, says a study.
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.
Nay Pyi Taw, May 2 (IANS) Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party swept last month's by-elections, was sworn in as a member of Myanmar's parliament Wednesday.
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) A US official has ended a week-long visit during which he meet NGOs in Sri Lanka's north and discussed the progress in de-mining activities.
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.
Hanumangarh (Rajasthan), May 2 (ANI): The Chief of Army Staff, General VK Singh, reviewed the conduct of exercise 'Shoorveer' today.
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's speech on institutions working within their constitutional sphere is baffling since "few institutions have so damagingly strayed beyond their mandate and encroached on the turf of other institutions as has the Pakistan Army", a leading Pakistani daily said Wednesday.
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.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Consumption of sports and energy drinks, which is increasing especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth-specifically, the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth enamel, the glossy outer layer of the tooth- say researchers including one of an Indian origin.
Yangon, May 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Myanmar President U Thein Sein said the government is putting hope on making peace with the ethnic Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) as the peace process is going on despite differences in some facts, official media reported Tuesday.
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.
Yangon, May 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday met Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and hailed her efforts for bring democracy in the country.
Rawalpindi, May 1 (ANI): As the political crisis in Pakistan intensifies, with the government and the opposition constantly clashing over various issues, Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the army supports the democratic process in the country.
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has reiterated that he would like to see the continuity of the democratic system in the country, amid a stand-off between the civil leadership and the judiciary over re-opening of corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.
Karachi, Apr 30 (ANI): Attorney General of Fiji Aiyaz Sayed Khiayum visited Pakistani actor Veena Malik during her shoot in the country.
Damascus, Apr 30(ANI): The head of the UN observer mission to Syria has said that only Syrians rather than the 1,000 unarmed observers, can end the violence in the country.
Wellington, Apr 30 (ANI): A woman in New Zealand, who used to drink drinking up to 18 litres of Coca-Cola a day, knows how addictive the carbonated soft drink can be.
Rangoon, Apr 30 (ANI): UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has met Burmese President Thein Sein and other senior officials, and became the first foreign dignitary to address that nation's parliament.
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, Apr 29 (ANI): New rules announced by the U.S. Secret Service on Friday are only re-inforcement of earlier guidelines, a former agent has claimed.
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.
Yangon, April 29 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived here Sunday on a three-day official visit to Myanmar.
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.
New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): Britain's National Health Services (NHS) is being accused of sending patient to India for processing to save money.
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.
Bangkok, April 29 (IANS) Thailand's biggest-ever haul of marijuana, weighing 3.45 tonnes, has been seized in the country's Saraburi province, police said.
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.
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.
Brunei, Apr 28 (Xinhua-ANI): Europen Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is travelling to Myanmar on Saturday and open an EU office in Yangon, a further move after the bloc suspended most sanctions on the country earlier this month. However, its members seems still divided on whether to fully and permanently lift the sanctions.
New York, April 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected to the executive board of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women or UN Women for a three-year term.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday granted a week's more time to the central government to respond to the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh seeking directions to the army headquarters for withdrawing a March 5 press release containing serious allegations against him.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Welcoming efforts by India and Pakistan to improve their relations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday pressed for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue sans violence and violations of human rights.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In the backdrop of recent terror attacks in Afghanistan, United National Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday described the situation there as a source of "a strong sense of alarm and concern" and called for the international security force there to strengthen the Afghan forces to take charge in 2014 when they withdraw.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday asked India and Pakistan to continue with their peace dialogue, saying it is "significant" for both regional and global peace, even as he slammed terrorism and called for bringing to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Visiting UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday called upon India's youth to "have a big dream" and to "look beyond your country" to become "a global citizen".
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.
Copenhagen, April 27 (IANS) People residing in city centres are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than those who live in less polluted urban or rural areas, according to a study.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna, who was hospitalised at Lilavati Hospital, is back home and doing fine, says his manager. His estranged wife, actress Dimple Kapadia, is constantly by his side.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Visiting UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was Friday conferred an honorary degree of doctor of letters at Jamia Millia Islamia here and told his audience that "when I am in India, I am at home".
Washington, April 27 (ANI): People who live in city centres are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than those living in less polluted urban and rural areas, a new study has found.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a defamation case filed against Army Chief General V.K.Singh by Lt. General (retired) Tejinder Singh till May 5.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Thursday to kick start his three day official visit to India from 26-29 April.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): India on Thursday urged the UN member nations to continue their financial and technical support to public health initiatives.
Kandahar (Afghanistan), April 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Eight Taliban militants were killed during an operation in southern Afghan province of Kandahar, provincial police chief said on Thursday.
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).
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), April 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Asia's first Legoland is set to open for business on Sept. 15 in Malaysia's southern state of Johor, bringing a new tourist attraction to the country.
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).
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's quality watchdog Wednesday ordered an inspection of the country's major fruit processing units after they were found to use excessive additives in their products.
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.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Japanese electronic goods maker Sony is expecting to garner 10 percent of its total global business from India after five years.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Sony will roll out four new digital still cameras in the next couple of months in a bid to increase its market share in the segment, a top company executive said Wednesday.
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): A key US General has said American commanders have come to accept that Pakistani leaders are willing to take only limited steps toward halting the flow of drugs and bomb-making materials to Afghanistan.
Rawalpindi, Apr 25 (ANI): Pakistan successfully conducted a test launch of the intermediate-range ballistic missile Hatf IV Shaheen 1A weapon system, demonstrating its capability of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads, a statement from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
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) Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will confer an honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) degree to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Tieling (Liaoning Province), April 25 (IANS) Former Chinese soccer chief credited with leading the Chinese team into their only World Cup finals was put on bribery trial here Wednesday.
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.
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.
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): United States Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has dismissed Iran's claims that it had hacked software of an advanced American spy drone that was brought down on its territory last year, and is now building its own copies of the aircraft.
United Nations, April 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart for India April 25 for an official visit, UN spokesperson Eduardo del Buey said here Monday.
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.
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday said Abhishek Manu Singhvi took the right decision to resign as party spokesman and Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and Justice but refrained from commenting on whether he was directed to do so.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday hailed the nomination of six times Olympian and sports administrator Randhir Singh as vice president of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).
Beijing, April 23 (Xinhua-ANI): Chrysler China will recall 546 imported 2012 Jeep Compass and Patriot cars from May 30 due to defective fuel tanks, China's top quality watchdog announced on Monday.
London, April 23 (ANI): Smokers who exercise are likely to find it easier to quit successfully, say researchers.
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea against Army Chief designate Lieutenant General Bikram Singh.
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to place on record the file pertaining to the appointment of Lt General Bikram Singh as the Army Chief-designate.
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.
Tehran, Apr 23 (ANI): Iran has reportedly hacked the software of an advanced US spy drone, which came down its territory last year and has started building its own copies of the aircraft.
Sana'a, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Yemen Sunday held talks to strengthen bilateral relations.
Bangkok, April 22 (Xinhua-ANI): The Department of Disaster Mitigation and Prevention on Sunday announced drought disaster zones in 42 out of 77 provinces across Thailand.
Damascus, April 22 (Xinhua-ANI): Armed groups targeted a cargo train with explosives on Sunday at the outskirts of the northern Idlib province, causing big damages to the train and injuring the train's six-member crew, state-run SANA news agency reports.
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Cadillac, which is often driven by chauffeurs, has announced that it is developing a technology that could put self-driving cars on the road by the middle of this decade.
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.
Madrid, April 22 (IANS/EFE) Spanish physician Jose Manuel Machimbarrena, kidnapped in Nigeria April 4, has been freed and is in good health though "pretty tired", officials at Spain's foreign ministry said Saturday.
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez has been appointed ambassador of "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest's charity foundation.
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) A cancer patient who stabbed a doctor in a Beijing hospital has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): The Pakistan Taliban has said that they conducted the Bannu jailbreak operation to free Adnan Rasheed, the alleged mastermind of the assassination attempt on former president General Pervez Musharraf.
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria faces a catastrophic civil war if both sides in the crisis fail to take advantage of the current ceasefire there, Russia's foreign ministry said.
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat their Beijing Olympics performance of topping the gold medal tally when they compete at the London Olympic Games, a top sports official has said.
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.
Islamabad, Apr 20(ANI): An editorial in a Pakistan daily has lauded army chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani's comments that the Siachen Glacier should be vacated by troops from both sides and progress towards peace be made with India.
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions, will now collect from Bangalore visa applications of Karnataka residents who want to travel to Thailand.
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will test its first domestically-produced strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in 2014, First Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Sukhorukov said Friday.
Manama, April 20 (ANI): Authorities in Bahrain have claimed that security has been tightened for the Formula One race to be held here after petrol bombs were allegedly thrown near a car taking Force India staff back to their hotel from the Grand Prix circuit.
Damascus, Apr 20 (ANI): With the UN warnings that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is not honouring terms of a ceasefire, Western leaders have threatened international intervention, including setting up "humanitarian corridors" across Syria.
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team met Army Chief General VK Singh on Friday to seek clarification over his claims that he was offered a bribe of Rs 14 crore by an equipment lobbyist to clear a defence deal.
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statements on cutting expenditures on defence and using them instead to uplift the people has been lauded by Pakistani dailies, with one saying that the army chief's words on "the need for peace with India may open up new possibilities".
Brussles, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan engineers who will maintain helicopters for the country's armed forces are currently undergoing training in Russia, NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said.