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Chennai: According to sources, the sparring AIADMK factions just inched closer towards a merger. Talks are progressing fine and former TN CM O Panneerselvam is expected to head the merged party, while CM Edappadi Palaniswami will continue to run the government.Earlier in the day, OPS had hinted that the party had moved a step closer to a merger. There is also a possibility of reviving the Legislative ...
New Delhi: The BJP has garnered more than 60 lakh followers on social media platform Twitter, the party announced on Sunday. A party tweet read:BJP crosses milestone of 60 lakh followers on Twitter. Thanks all for your support. pic.twitter.com/mEeMKk8w4i— BJP (@BJP4India) August 20, 2017 Rival Congress is way behind with 22,80,000 registered followers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been very ...
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Around 2.5 lakh people gathered at India Gate in the capital city here as the FIFA Under-17 World Cup trophy was displayed. Talking about the crowd participation, Tournament Director Javier Ceppi said: "It's been a fantastic start to the Trophy Experience. We have had over 200,000 people in Delhi who have had the opportunity to see the FIFA U-17 World Cup. This is a massive ...
LONDON: Britain will issue a cluster of new papers this week to outline its strategy positions in divorce talks with the European Union, ranging from regulation of goods to data protection, the UK's Brexit department said on Sunday. Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to push discussions with the EU beyond a focus on settling divorce arrangements to its future relationship with the bloc ...
Chennai: According to sources, the sparring AIADMK factions just inched closer towards a merger. Talks are progressing fine and former TN CM O Panneerselvam is expected to head the merged party, while CM Edappadi Palaniswami will continue to run the government.Earlier in the day, OPS had hinted that the party had moved a step closer to a merger. There is also a possibility of reviving the Legislative ...
[India], August 20 (ANI): The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Sunday lent its support to the likes of senior Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) leader Sharad Yadav, who have been asking the opposition to stand united against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the Centre.The BSP posted a picture on Twitter requesting all the opposition party leaders to join hands and fight towards "social injustice" happening ...
[Iraq], August 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday announced the launch of a ground offensive by Iraqi forces to retake town of Tal Afar , a key Northern Iraqi bastion of the ISIS."I say to Daesh, you have no choice but to surrender or die," Adabi said in a pre-dawn televised address, wearing his preferred black military fatigues announcing the operation early on Sunday.The announcement ...
By Anthony Esposito and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Sunday wrapped up the first round of talks to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, amid signs that an ambitious schedule to conclude negotiations by early 2018 could slip in the coming months. A U.S. official said the three nations would issue a joint statement between 3 p.m. and 4 ...
These are testing times for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The aftermath of the tragedy in the Gorakhpur district of Eastern UP, where over 70 people, mostly children, died in the Baba Raghav Das Medical College due to medical negligence, is still a fresh memory. This along with the occurrence of other calamities in the state has begun to raise heads. Nearly two dozen districts of Uttar ...
An Indian Muslim woman carries her son dressed in tricolor during Independence Day celebrations in Hyderabad, Tuesday. Image: AP About ten years ago, I moved to Delhi and found myself in a land more foreign than any to which I had been before. While trying to negotiate my way in a city where the only means of communication with most people was a language I did not know, and through the hostility that ...
By Anthony Esposito and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Sunday wrapped up the first round of talks to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, amid signs that an ambitious schedule to conclude negotiations by early 2018 could slip in the coming months. A U.S. official said the three nations would issue a joint statement between 3 p.m. and 4 ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Sunday against a swift abandonment of diesel cars after a series of emissions scandals, saying the fuel is still needed if climate change targets are to be met. Speaking at a pre-election town hall event on RTL television on Sunday, Merkel called on German carmakers, all of which have been caught using workarounds to cheat nitrogen emissions ...
[USA], Aug 20 (ANI): Good news! Now an eye test can predict Alzheimer's disease two decades prior to symptoms emergence, claims a new study.Comparing their results to brain scans, the eye test was just as successful at spotting those with twice the amount of plaque build-up in their brains.According to experts this is the first sign of a cost-effective and non-invasive test.Study's senior lead author ...

Dengue: what you should know

2017-08-20 02:16:00

[India], August 20 (ANI): Dengue, a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes, causes about 50 to 100 million infections per year worldwide. According to the statistics by the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, India has recorded over 33, 964 cases of dengue in 2017 so far."Dengue is transmitted by a mosquito called Aedesaegypti. Only the female Aedes mosquito bites humans. Over the years, ...
London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is "not a woman", and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn't want to "provoke him".The Russian President's comments came in series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone on topics ranging from geopolitics to gay rights and Edward Snowden."The Putin Interviews", a documentary comprised of ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi, Karnataka has declared the results of semester examinations conducted for the students of BE and BTech streams.Candidates who had given their exams may check their results on the official website, results.vtu.ac.in. VTU had conducted the first and second semester examination for both CBCS and non-CBCS in the first and second semester of Bachelor ...
The Admission Committee for Professional Under-Graduate Medical Educational Courses (ACPUGMEC) is expected to declare the results of Gujarat NEET MBBS and BDS round II counseling on August 19, 2017.Candidates who had submitted their registrations may check their status on the official website-medadmgujarat.org. Candidates who had earlier qualified in the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) ...


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