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Haze, 'poor' air envelope Delhi

Haze, ‘poor’ air envelope Delhi

New Delhi, Although air quality in the national capital improved to poor on Thursday, it was a hazy morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 11.4 degrees Celsius, season’s average. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality in Delhi improved to “poor” as the Air Quality[Read More…]

Mob lynchings: PM Modi urges states to punish lynch mobs

Chhattisgarh: Private hospitals decline PM Modi’s Ayushman scheme

Refusing the PM Modi’s dream plan, ‘Ayushman Bharat Scheme’, around 500 private hospitals in Chhattisgarh unanimously decided to not to treat patients under the scheme. Earlier, all the 500 hospitals were empanelled under various schemes of the National Health Insurance Scheme and state medical schemes. Indian Medical Association, state unit[Read More…]

Cannot share Parrikar's health update: Goa Minister

Goa CM Parrikar heads for AIIMS Delhi

Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday headed to the national capital via a special chartered flight for further treatment and examination at the All India Institute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Parrikar, who is suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer, also held meetings with Speaker Pramod Sawant[Read More…]

CBI writes to Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, GSR in data breach case

Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

London: Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy firm at the centre of the Facebook data-sharing scandal, is shutting down, media reported. The firm was accused of improperly obtaining personal information on behalf of political clients. According to Facebook, data of up to 87 million of its users were harvested by a[Read More…]

Rajasthan health department faces probe for misdiagnosing Governor

Jaipur: After Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh tested negative for H1N1 on Monday in Delhi’s Apollo Hospital, Rajasthan State Health Medical Department is facing criticism for incorrectly diagnosing the Governor with swine-flu. The false reports have raised questions about the working of the State Health Medical Department, with the Governor requesting[Read More…]

SC ban on crackers on Diwali in Delhi-NCR not very effective

Carbon monoxide can make some antibiotics more effective

New York: Carbon monoxide can improve the effectiveness of antibiotics that fight stomach infections, says a study that could open up novel ways to fight antibiotic resistance. “We found that if you administer carbon monoxide together with an antibiotic called metronidazole, it can sensitise bacteria toward the same antibiotic by[Read More…]

Taking the dog for a walk can help older adults live longer

London: Even a few minutes of light exercise daily, such as gentle gardening or taking the dog for a walk, can help the elderly live longer, suggests new research. “(The) results suggest that all activities, however modest, are beneficial. The finding that (low intensity physical activity) is associated with lower[Read More…]

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