VIRAL HEPATITIS CLAIMS 2.5 LAKH LIVES IN INDIA EVERY YEAR

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Kolkata, July 27: Nearly 2.50 lakh people in India die of viral hepatitis annually, which affects approximately one in twelve persons worldwide, experts here said today on 'World Hepatitis Day'.Stating that some 500 million people are living with chronic viral hepatitis in India, they said that More

AMU's circular imposing dress-code sparks controversy

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Aligarh, July 27: A circular at a girls' hostel of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) advising students to wear "decent clothes like salwaar kameez" has sparked a furore, prompting the varsity to withdraw it. The controversy started following a circular pasted by the provost of girls' hostel More

Media running amok in race for TRP: Digvijay

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, July 27: Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who has drawn flak for his "tanch maal" remark on woman MP from the party, today hit out at the media, blaming its "TRP race" for the controversy."In its race for TRP rating Media is running amok. A commonly used phrase used for praising a person More

  • Kashmir

Kashmir Super Specialty Hospital misses 5 deadlines

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, July 27: The Super Specialty Hospital in Kashmir coming up at Shireen Bagh here has missed five deadlines till date with latest being July 2013. The Central Public Works Department (CPWD)--executing More



  • Srinagar City

MOTHER KILLED HER 2 KIDS, ATTEMPTED SUICIDE: POLICE

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, July 27: The police Saturday made a shocking revelation that two children who were found throat slit in their Bemina apartment earlier this week were killed by their mother. “Investigation More




  • Jammu

State lacks proper awareness programs for Hepatitis-B, C

Treatment Not Available In Govt Hospitals

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, July 27: While the patients of fatal disease, Hepatitis-B and Hepatitis-C are on the rise world over including the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the state health department is yet come up with effective More



  • South Asia

Death toll in Pak suicide bombings rises to 57

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Peshawar, July 27: The death toll in two suicide bombings targeting the Shia community in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal belt rose to 57 today as more people succumbed to their injuries. Two More



  • World

World's oldest man says this food helped him live longer

New York City, July 27: A US drug company said Friday it was considering a banana-flavoured version of its pain reliever after the world's oldest man attributed his longevity to the fruit and the drug More



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