Monday, 23 October, 2017

Health

Kerala leads the way with its ‘Nirbhaya’ scheme

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 9 (IANS) It was a coincidence that Kerala introduced a special scheme, “Nirbhaya”, in June 2012 for the safety of women and children. Soon after the Dec 16 gang rape in Delhi that year, the centre too introduced a scheme in that name. Kerala Minister for Social Welfare M.K. Muneer said Kerala had made progress, going forward in ... Read More »

Inter fans still searching for Thohir’s project

REUTERS – Inter Milan's new president Erick Thohir said after Monday's defeat to Lazio that the result would not alter his belief in the project for the club. His comments have left many Inter fans asking the same question: What project? The Indonesian business tycoon was appointed as chairman of Inter Milan in November after his International Sports Capital bought ... Read More »

Jump your way to fit body with trampolining

If you’re one of those, then trampolining might be just the thing for you. Personal trainer David Caldwell shares an alternative way of getting fit in 2104 by following this Olympic sport in which gymnasts perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline, reports femalefirst.co.uk. In the past, trampolining has mainly been associated with a childhood game but, with the help ... Read More »

S.K Srivastava takes over as Delhi Chief Secretary

New Delhi, Jan. 9 (ANI): S Srivastava took over as the Delhi Chief Secretary on Thursday and said that he will be working in a team and according to the policies of the government to fight corruption. We will work according to the policies of government and fight corruption, ” said Srivastava. A 1980 batch IAS officer of AGMU cadre, ... Read More »

New mechanism to cure depression found

New York, Jan 9 (IANS) The malfunctioning brain cells are not the only ones to be blamed for depression. Other non-neuronal brain cells also play a key role in depression – a discovery that may go a long way in understanding, and curing, depression. Researchers at Hebrew University of Jerusalem have shown that changes in one type of non-neuronal brain ... Read More »

Top Maoist leader Usendi surrenders due to ill health

Hyderabad, Jan.9 (ANI): A top Maoist leader, Gusda Usendi, has ended nearly three decades of warfare against the establishment and laid down arms before police in Andhra Pradesh, citing ill health as the main reason for his surrender. Better incentives and rehabilitation policy offered to the surrendered insurgents lured the rebel to surrender before the Andhra Pradesh police. Usendi’s wife ... Read More »

Suchitra Sen’s condition better, but not out of danger

Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) The condition of iconic Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who was put on non-invasive ventilator support after her condition deteriorated, still requires constant vigilance due to the fluctuating oxygen saturation, a medical bulletin said Tuesday, adding that she is not yet out of danger. “Because of continuous monitoring of her vital parameters, which might need active emergency ... Read More »

Costs for complications from cancer care very high: Study

New York, Jan 7 (IANS) An area of cancer care that has received little attention so far is the high cost associated with complications that may arise during cancer treatment. According to a new research, although complications from surgical care for cancer patients may seem infrequent, the costs associated with such outcomes are extremely high. “It is widely known that ... Read More »

Two-day court exemption for Musharraf

Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) After examining former president Pervez Musharraf’s medical report, a special court in Pakistan Tuesday granted the former army strongman exemption from appearing in the treason trial for two days. The special court constituted for the treason trial of the former army chief adjourned the hearing until Jan 8, exempting him from appearing in the court Tuesday ... Read More »