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25 percent of global TB cases in India: Study


New Delhi: An urban tuberculosis case infects more individuals per year while a similar case in rural area remains infectious for longer period, a new research has found.India bears the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB) globally, about 25 perc

These pics will make you want to save water!


Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink! What existed as a rhyme till about some years back, has become an apt way of displaying the global scenario of water across the world.   Well, everyone is aware of the fact that wa

No 'banarsi paan' in Yogi-raj..paan, gutkha banned in offices


Lucknow: The paan-chewing babus of UP are in deep trouble in Yogi-raj. The newly elected UP Chief Minister almost lost his cool and was furious on seeing paan stains in office premises when he visited old CM's office on Wednesday.Yogi's


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  Johannesburg:  About 80 per cent of the world's wastewater is discharged into the environment without any treatment, said a UN report released on Wednesday in Durban, South Africa, on the occasion of World Water Day.While wastewater t

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United Nations: Nearly 600 million children, one in four worldwide, will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, according to a UN report.The report was released late Tuesday by the UN International Children's Emergency Fund

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New Delhi: Nobody would be denied treatment for AIDS in the country, the government announced on Tuesday as the Rajya Sabha passed the HIV and AIDS (Prevention And Control) Bill, 2014, with a voice vote."Test and treatment policy (with rega

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Chennai:The Madras High Court on Tuesday closely examined a medical report on the disputed parentage of popular actor Dhanush, filed in reply to a couple plea claiming him to be their run-away son and seeking maintenance from him.The report, filed by

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Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) Popular children's TV series "Sesame Street" will add a new character named Julia, who is a four-year-old female muppet suffering from autism.The character will be introduced next month as part of an ex

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Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is suffering from a strained neck and it is an old medical problem that has flared up again.The 74-year-old actor, who was seen wearing a neck brace to his daughter-in-law and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan&#

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London: Oxford scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence programme that can lip-read more accurately than people, an advance that will help those who suffer from hearing loss.The Watch, Attend and Spell (WAS) software system uses comput

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Pune: Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors protest over recent incidents of assault against doctors.

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New Delhi: The Railways aims to cut down its water bill and save up to Rs 400 crore annually with a roadmap for buying recycled water from private players.With the dual aim of conserving the precious resource and reducing its consumption, the Ra

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Coimbatore (TN): Over 50 human skulls were found stuffed in two bags lying by a village roadside in nearby Tirupur district, the police said.The passers-by noticed the gunny bags in Kattur village, some 23 km from Tirupur city and on opening the

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Hyderabad: Patient forced to use child’s tricycle to reach doctor’s ward at Govt Hospital in Hyderabad as he couldn't pay alleged bribe of Rs150. 

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London, March 17 (IANS) Researchers have found that the absence of a protein could trigger obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) that can lead to repetitive ritualised behaviour such as washing hands or body time and again."We were able to sh

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