23 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Government is working on bringing various departments and agencies dealing with the pharma sector under a single authority for better co-ordination and effectiveness.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Under pressure from AIBA, Boxing India (BI) on Friday said it has decided to issue a show cause notice to boxer Sarita Devi's husband and personal coach for their unauthorised presence at the ringside during the Incheon Asian Games.
20 Nov 2014
United Nations: Highlighting its commitment to end practise of open defecation in the country, India has said that lack of access to basic sanitation can be both a "cause and effect" of poverty as it expressed concern over the Millenium Development Goals target on the sanitation issue.
19 Nov 2014
Patna: In a damage control exercise, the urban development department of Bihar has suspended an employee and served a show-cause notice on an engineer in connection with a row over a map of India on its website showing Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh not as parts of the country.
19 Nov 2014
Zurich: Holy cow! A Swiss university has sparked ire by suggesting that cowbells as emblematic of the Alpine country as chocolates, watches and Heidi should be banned.
14 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers (RCF) will be granted the 'Navratna' status, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar said on Friday.
15 Jun 2013
Pregnancy is a delicate time and one must be very careful, staying safe is of utmost importance. Miscarriage can happen for many reasons, and as the old adage says, ‘prevention is better that cure’, so we want you to know and understand the factors that increase the risk of miscarriage.
18 Nov 2014
New York: Long-term exposure to triclosan, found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household items, may cause liver fibrosis and cancer, an alarming study suggests.
05 Nov 2014
New York: Exposure to radiation either as a result of a nuclear accident or during treatment of diseases may increase the risk of brain tumours in people under the age of 30, says an Indian-origin specialist.
27 Oct 2014
Toronto: Scientists have developed a new portable device that can correctly measure a patient's blood for the effects of methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug, in less than a minute.