07 Dec 2011
The recurring affliction of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and consequently high death rate has brought to light the ground reality of government vaccination programme in Uttar Pradesh.
29 May 2015
TOKYO: A volcano on the remote southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabujima erupted suddenly today, blasting plumes of black smoke high into the sky and prompting authorities to start evacuating the island and airlines to re-route flights.
20 May 2015
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday praised the Chinese model of investment, saying they are quick to start financing after sealing deals, as compared to Japan that takes at least 2 years to start investing after deals are inked.
30 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The CPI, whose presence in Lok Sabha has been reduced to a lone MP, has decided to work towards expanding its electoral base in the country with a renewed focus on politically crucial Hindi belt.
07 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Union Health Minister J P Nadda has directed state governments to make District Disability Rehabilitation Centres (DDRCs) fully functional to tackle cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES).
07 Aug 2014
Kolkata: As north Bengal grapples with encephalitis and its deadlier variant Japanese encephalitis, residents of Kolkata have little to fear about the infection, according to a senior doctor at the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine.
11 May 2015
Udhampur (J&K): Fifteen people died and 20 others were injured, six of them critical, when a bus they were travelling in rolled down into a deep gorge in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
22 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The central government will ask of all five states - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu - where Japanese encephalitis cases are reported to utilize funds meant for the disease's prevention, union Health Minister J.P. Nadda told parliament on Monday.
22 Mar 2015
Jerusalem: An Israel-based company has created a 'smart belt' that can track a developing baby's heartbeat, sleep and motion round-the-clock, allowing doctors to monitor high-risk pregnancies without hospitalising women.
23 Jul 2014
Siliguri/Guwahati: The death toll from Encephalitis outbreak in north Bengal has climbed to 102 while the disease has spread its tentacles to Assam as well taking 43 lives there.