15 Apr 2014
New York: Gaining both too much or too little weight during pregnancy appears to increase the risk of having an overweight or obese child, a study involving an Indian-origin researcher finds.
11 Apr 2014
The International Olympic Committee has announced a series of measures including a stronger presence in Rio de Janeiro to monitor progress and speed up lagging preparations for the 2016 Olympics, president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.
08 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Simple preventive measures like improving access to safe drinking water, proper sanitation facilities and checking growth of pathogens like mosquitoes and sand flies can control vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria, experts said Monday.
17 Jun 2013
The Yamuna is overflowing because of the heavy downpour in the hill states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. In the meantime, Haryana has started releasing water from the Tajewala dam from Sunday afternoon. The water released from the dam will reach Delhi by Wednesday.
03 Apr 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: With campaigning for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Kerala gaining momentum, anti-tobacco campaginers have expressed concern over the neglect of tobacco control from the manifesto of various political parties.
04 Apr 2014
Guwahati: The recurring flood and erosion problem, housing for the poor, welfare schemes for tea garden workers, Adivasis, backward classes and SHGs are the main issues dominating the coming Lok Sabha elections in Assam.
09 Apr 2014
New Delhi: The BCCI has moved Supreme Court seeking permission to examine MS Dhoni's deposition before the Mudgal Committee that is investigating the Indian Premier League betting and fixing scandal.
25 Mar 2014
New Delhi: A sunken car that became one of the iconic images of flooding on the Somerset Levels has been put up for sale on eBay for 1, 01,100 pounds.
04 Apr 2014
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court refused to grant bail on medical grounds on Friday, to 2008 Malegaon bomb blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur who has been in custody for five and a half years in connection with her role as a conspirator in the crime.
31 Mar 2014
Mumbai: Complying with the Supreme Court's order, the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) has given marching orders to all the employees of India Cements or its associate companies who were also part of the Cricket Board.