21 Oct 2014
New York: The immune system is crucial to fend off diseases, but if it is hypersensitive to stress, the risk of depression may go up, says new research.
20 Oct 2014
Washington: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that stopping the body's immune system from killing brain cells can reduce the brain damage caused by head injuries.
20 Oct 2014
Beijing: Children who have had enterovirus infection are around 50 percent more likely to develop type 1 diabetes, a new study has warned.
20 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought response of the city government on an NGO's plea challenging its order that unaided minority schools are not obliged to provide free admission and tuition to students belonging to the Economically Weaker Section (EWS).
19 Oct 2014
New Delhi: As many as 8.5 lakh applications have been received by DDA for it flagship 'Housing Scheme 2014', with the housing authority on Sunday attributing the "not-so-overwhelming" response to the five-year lock-in period imposed on the ownership of the flats.
18 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Drawing a parallel between the Narendra Modi government and its predecessor UPA, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) slammed the Centre for refusing to disclose all information on black money, saying it had buckled to the pressure of powerful people who have stashed illegal money in foreign banks.
12 Oct 2014
Hyderabad: Two persons were killed in separate rain-related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts of coastal Andhra Pradesh on Sunday as the very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud triggered heavy downpour in the region.
06 Oct 2014
New York: Men, who consume alcohol have a greater risk of contracting Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection, a study said. HPV is a common sexually transmitted virus, with over six million new cases reported in US each year.
10 Oct 2014
Mumbai: Celebrities can have their own ways to flatter their fans! And Big B did just that when he tweeted his first video response to one of the fans who sent out birthday wishes to the megastar on the social networking platform.
09 Oct 2014
Washington: India is among the top five contributers to the UN Ebola response with a contribution of USD 12.5 million, according to a fact sheet released by US Secretary of State John Kerry here.