Bird flu scare in Chandigarh after duck sample tests positive

The Sukhna lake has nearly 250 ducks which are a star attraction for visitors

Chandigarh: Chandigarh was on Wednesday hit by a bird flu scare after the sample of a duck found dead at the famous Sukhna lake tested positive for the H5N1 (avian flu) virus, an official said. The Sukhna lake has nearly 250 ducks which are a star attraction for visitors “Of the six samples sent to Bhopal for investigation, one sample was found More...

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We found that extracts of black tea engage in anti-ulcer activity and helps mitigate its negative effects
By IANS On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Black tea shields from alcohol-induced tummy ulcers

Kolkata: Black tea, known for its immunity boosting potential, can also help prevent and mitigate the effects of stomach ulcers caused by alcohol consumption, a scientist said here. We found that extracts of black More...

We have picked 115 women from various slums who are ready to become cab drivers in Delhi
By IANS On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Women cab drivers soon on roads, courtesy Delhi Police

New Delhi: In the aftermath of the December 5 rape in a cab by its driver, the Delhi Police have selected 115 women from poor families to be trained to work as drivers with various cab services. We have picked 115 More...

Chinese traveller Heuen Tsang visited Telhara in the 7th century AD and he mentioned the university as "Teleadaka"
By IANS On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Telhara University’s ruins older than Nalanda, Vikramshila

Patna: The remains of Telhara University, discovered in Bihar, are older than Nalanda and Vikramshila universities, officials said here on Sunday. Chinese traveller Heuen Tsang visited Telhara in the 7th century More...

The company has asked people who wished to send mementos to the moon to select a moon capsule
By IANS On Saturday, December 13th, 2014
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Now, a ‘postal service’ to send mementos to moon

London: You may have heard people “promising the moon” to their lovers across the ages, but have you ever thought of immortalising your memories on the moon? The company has asked people who wished to send mementos More...

When I approached police for help, they made fun of me
By IANS On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Transgenders, eunuchs demand repeal of section 377

New Delhi: People from the sex minority community of transgenders, gays and eunuchs on Thursday complained about the insensitivity of society and harassment from the police and demanded that section 377 of the Indian More...

She also said she wanted to thank the Japanese people for their warm support which served as great encouragement
By IANS On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Japan’s Princess Masako recovering after 11 years of depression

Tokyo: In comments marking her 51st birthday on Tuesday, Japanese Crown Princess Masako said that she continues to recover from the depression that has afflicted her for more than a decade. She also said she wanted More...

The team of doctors consists of neurosurgeons and critical care specialists. Every effort is being made to revive Jaswant Singh
By IANS On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Jaswant Singh still in coma after four months

New Delhi: Former union minister Jaswant Singh, who was hospitalised with a severe head injury four months ago, continues to be in coma and is showing no sign of improvement, doctors said on Tuesday. The team of More...

Your duty as BCCI head and the owner of CSK is pulling in different directions
By IANS On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Difficult to accept there was no conflict of interest: SC to Srinivasan

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday grilled step-aside BCCI president N Srinivasan on conflict of interest and said it was difficult for it to accept that the involvement of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan More...

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has alleged that Anand Margis had carried out the attack on Mishra
By IANS On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Four men convicted for 1975 murder of LN Mishra

New Delhi: A court here on Monday held four men guilty in the 1975 murder of then railway minister Lalit Narayan Mishra. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has alleged that Anand Margis had carried out the More...