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In a rare move, a poverty-stricken woman chose to sell her four goats for financing the construction of a toilet at her house in a village in Bihar's Rohtas district over the treatment for her paralysed husband as she considers it a shame for a woman to defecate in the open. Shanti Devi, in her early 40s, had kept four goats to raise money for the medical treatment of her husband, who has been paralysed ...
Dutch healthcare company Philips is on course to hit its 2016 profitability target despite concerns over Britain's vote to leave the EU and political uncertainty in the United States, it said after reporting quarterly results on Monday. The company's first results since spinning off the lower-margin Philips Lighting business, in which it still owns a 70 percent stake, hit consensus forecasts as higher ...
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government on Sunday assured the families of service personnel who were aboard the missing AN-32 aircraft that it stands by them in this difficult hour. The assurance came as the search for the plane, that went missing on Friday morning en route to Port Blair from Tambaram Air Force Station in Chennai, was intensified over an extended area on Sunday. "The family members ...
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Presumptive US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine spoke for the first time as running mates at a rally in Miami, Florida on Saturday, two days before the party's convention kicks off in Philadelphia. Kaine is "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not," Xinhua quoted Clinton as saying. She formally introduced her low-key ...
In a rare move, a poverty-stricken woman chose to sell her four goats for financing the construction of a toilet at her house in a village in Bihar's Rohtas district over the treatment for her paralysed husband as she considers it a shame for a woman to defecate in the open. Shanti Devi, in her early 40s, had kept four goats to raise money for the medical treatment of her husband, who has been paralysed ...
The Indian Government's move not to renew the visa applications of three Chinese journalists maybe the first instance of New Delhi acting punitively against any country let alone China, which not surprisingly has a history of expelling journalists from other countries on the smallest of pretext.The Indian Government took the decision of not extending the visas of the three Xinhua News Agency journalists ...
Dutch healthcare company Philips is on course to hit its 2016 profitability target despite concerns over Britain's vote to leave the EU and political uncertainty in the United States, it said after reporting quarterly results on Monday. The company's first results since spinning off the lower-margin Philips Lighting business, in which it still owns a 70 percent stake, hit consensus forecasts as higher ...
The Indian hockey junior men's team weathered an early storm to convincingly sweep aside Scotland senior team 5-1 in their second encounter of the England tour here at the Bisham Abbey Sports Centre on Sunday.Despite a quick beginning by the opponents, India defended a penalty corner smartly in the opening minutes before winning one of their own off a counter attack. Parvinder saw a chance go amiss ...
The killing of Burhan Wani exposed the mindset of separatists, soft separatists in garb of mainstream politicians and their sympathizers in the academia and the media. Nawaz Sharif’s comments hailing Burhan Wani, as martyr was in consonance and resonance with Burhan’s Indian sympathizers. They were not happy that a dreaded terrorist had been eliminated. There was not a word of praise for the security ...
Dayashankar Singh, Vice President of the BJP’s Uttar Pradesh unit has been sacked for his remarks against Bahujan Samajwadi Party leader Mayawati.Singh likened Mayawati to a prostitute who sells party tickets to the highest bidder. The comments have drawn wide spread criticism and outrage, leaving the BJP no choice but to sack him.DMK Leader Kanimozhi raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha yesterday.BJP ...
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - World shares held near nine-month highs on Monday after G20 finance chiefs vowed over the weekend to use "all policy tools" to lift global growth. Europe got off to a solid start, climbing almost 0.3 percent as takeover activity continued in the UK gambling sector and talk of record profits at Ryanair helped break some of the recent gloom around airlines. Backsliding ...
(Corrects 'Aberdeen' item to show reporting period was third quarter, not second) July 25 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 7 points on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures for the index were up 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open. * The UK blue chip index closed up 0.5 percent at 6,730.48 points on Friday on hopes of further action from the country's ...
, Jul 25 (ANI): According to a recent study, an intervention for women experiencing intimate partner violence can help reduce HIV transmission.The team led by the University of Maryland's Mona Mittal conducted an integrated HIV risk reduction intervention for a racially diverse group of economically-disadvantaged women with histories of intimate partner violence (IPV).This intervention resulted in ...
, Jul 25 (ANI): They may be generally viewed as annoyances, but it turns out, fungal infections can be life threatening.Some experts estimate that tens of thousands of patients die every year from these infections. Now, a new study at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) has provided new insights into one of these microbes, the Mucorales fungi, which can cause fatal infections.The ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns. If the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. An international team of professional and amateur astronomers spotted the possible supernova, now called ASASSN-15lh, when ...
As new education minister Prakash Javadekar takes charge of a ministry that appeared to impede the Prime Minister’s desire to see world-class Indian universities, step one could be to get his ministry’s first-ever national ranking in order. The Ministry of Human Resource Development’s maiden ranking exercise for Indian universities, India Rankings 2016—a guide for students—lacks three key ...
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