Everything you need to know about Dhamtari D.b.ward: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Dhamtari D.b.ward: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) More than 28,000 transgenders (TG) have been registered with the election office, but an activist Tuesday said he rued the lack of their representation among candidates in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls.
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Activism has reached such ridiculous limits today that even if US President Barack Obama bombs Iraq and kills four people, activists in Goa would file police complaints, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday.
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) To tackle gender imbalance in the state, the West Bengal government has launched a campaign against female infanticide, which includes organising awareness programmes and monitoring ultrasonography clinics, an official said Friday.
Meerut, (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 24 (ANI): A wild leopard sparked off panic in Meerut when the big cat strayed into a crowded locality and later took refuge in a hospital, forcing the authorities to call for a shutdown in the city on Monday.
London, February 22 (ANI): A UK woman who drinks up to 50 cans of diet coke and spends 150 pounds a day is now planning to seek hypnotherapy to help her get rid of her addiction.
London, Feb. 22 (ANI): In an attempt to control brawls between climbers, Nepal has reportedly decided to deploy a team of security officials at Everest base camp.
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Have a lazy, obese cat? Feed you kitten smaller, frequent meals to ramp up her physical activity. And humans too can learn this to ward off extra fat.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) There was a major uproar in the Rajya Sabha Thursday when AIADMK member V. Maitreyan tried to approach the chairman of the house but was forcibly stopped by the staff.
London, Feb. 18 (ANI): A team of researchers is working on a pill that could help people lose weight, avoid diabetes and even hold off the effects of old age.
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Eating foods that contain vitamin C may reduce your risk of the most common type of hemorrhagic stroke, says a study.
London, February 15 (ANI): Simon Cowell has finally become a father, as his socialite girlfriend Lauren Silverman gave birth to a baby boy.
Washington, Feb. 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that eating citrus foods that contain vitamin C may reduce your risk of the most common type of hemorrhagic stroke.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India, Russia and China are key regional players in Afghanistan and need to cooperate to stabilise the situation post the withdrawal of NATO troops, strategy experts said Friday.
Abuja, Feb 13 (IANS) Suspected Boko Haram members Tuesday killed at least 33 people in Konduga, a village 35 km from Maiduguri, capital of northeast Borno state, officials said Wednesday.
New Delhi Feb 12 (IANS) Over 50 prisoners in Tihar jail here are on hunger strike against the recent guidelines by prison authorities for treating them differently compared to other inmates.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Tobacco products are the number one cause of cancer in India and the use of chewed tobacco products is directly linked to oral cancer, a report released Tuesday said. The World Lung Foundation report said more than one million Indians die prematurely from tobacco-related diseases each year.
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Don't sleep deprive yourself as it may be a precursor for major depression as you reach adulthood - occurring before other symptoms of major depression and additional mood disorders hit you hard.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) Cheers and applause erupted in a small Odisha village as the news arrived that its woman sarpanch will participate in a three-week international leadership programme in the US next month.
New York, Jan 31 (IANS) Does you mom often punish you or dismiss your emotions instead of being sensitive to your distress and teach you how to handle those feelings? You may run a higher chance of obesity.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday directed Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila - dubbed the "Iron Lady" - to appear before it March 29 in a case of attempted suicide over her fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here in 2006.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on completion of one month of his government in office informed the media that his government?s intention is to make Delhi a city free of corruption, crime, fear and pollution. He said that the government?s endevaour is to provide a justice-based system
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) The West Bengal Commission for Women Tuesday said it will write to the president and the prime minister requesting for revocation of Padma Shri to Visva Bharati University vice chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta, who was accused of sexual harassment.
London, January 24 (ANI): A new poll has revealed that laughter is the best medicine to cure flu.
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): Fish has long been hailed as 'brain food,' and now a new study has revealed that fish oil supplementation can help ward off diseases such as Alzheimer's.
London, January 20 (ANI): A new research has revealed that there are powerful components in dark chocolate, which can ward off diabetes.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Sunanda Pushkar, wife of junior human resource development minister Shashi Tharoor, died an "unnatural, sudden death" with her body bearing "injury marks", said a doctor Saturday.
Melbourne, Jan.18 (ANI): Australian cricket team coach Dareen Lehmaan has said the death of his mentor and former Australian cricketer David Hookes ten years ago after an altercation with a pub bouncer, changed his attitude and perspective on life.
New Delhi, Jan.18, (ANI): Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for human resource development, was discharged from a hospital where he was admitted after he complained of chest pain early Saturday, hours after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel here.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for human resource development, was hospitalised after he complained of chest pain early Saturday, a day after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel here. An official said he will discharged soon.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A three-doctor panel was constituted Saturday to conduct the postmortem examination of union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, who was found dead Friday night in a hotel here.
New Delhi, Jan.18, (ANI): Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS) said Saturday that the autopsy on the body of Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, the dead wife of Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor, would be conducted soon.
New Delhi, Jan.18, (ANI): Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said Saturday that Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor is now stable hours after he was admitted for treatment for a cardiac-related complaint.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for human resource, was hospitalised after he complained of chest pain early Saturday, a day after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel here.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for human resource, was hospitalised after he complained of chest pain early Saturday, a day after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel room here.
Srinagar, Jan.15 (ANI): The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has provided respite to patients of haemophilia, a chronic, inherited bleeding disorder, by setting up a care centre with advanced technology and facilities.
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) One small genetic mutation leads to a non-toxic protein turning into venom, giving scorpions their deadly sting, shows research.
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) A special court in Pakistan Thursday heard the high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf for abrogation of the constitution and ordered him to appear Jan 16 after reviewing his medical report.
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Scientists have warned that the proposal to ward off global warming by cooling earth artificially could lead to climate disorder like drought in poorest countries, particularly in Africa, South America and Asia.
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) The rescue teams Sunday continued to rummage through the debris of an under-construction five-storeyed building, which collapsed Saturday afternoon at Canacona, 80 km from here, killing 14 onsite labourers.
Johannesburg, Jan 5 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal has made a winning start to the new year by clinching the Qatar Open on Saturday following his 6-1, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2 over France's Gael Monfils.
Canacona (Goa), Jan 4 (IANS) At least 14 workers died, many were injured while more than a dozen are feared trapped under the debris of an under-construction building in Canacona town, 60 km from the state capital Panaji Saturday.
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) At least eight workers died, many were injured while some are feared trapped under the debris of an under-construction building in Canacona town, 60 km from here Saturday.
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) Six workers died, many were injured while some are feared trapped under the debris of an under-construction building in Canacona town, 60 km from here Saturday.
Washington, Jan 03 (ANI): It seems that researchers will one day be able to develop a pill to ward off harmful effects of cannabis after two teams of scientists discovered that pregnenolone, a molecule produced by the brain, acts as a natural defence mechanism against the harmful effects of cannabis in animals.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 1 (IANS) It's a festival of hurling choicest abuses at each other.
Washington, Jan. 1 (ANI): Researchers have found a caterpillar that has a unique defence mechanism against some of their predators such as wolf spiders.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party leader who had promised to change the rules of the political game and transform the relationship between government and the people, will be the new chief minister of Delhi in the next few days. Will he be able to fulfill the AAP's tall poll promises? Will AAP herald a new style of governance?
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday issued a production warrant against 'Iron lady' Irom Sharmila to appear Jan 30, next year in a case of attempted suicide during her fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here in 2006.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A leading hospital Thursday announced the successful separation through surgery of a pair of male pygopagus twins (fused at the pelvis). The surgery was conducted in Chennai, the Tamil Nadu capital.
London, Dec 18 (IANS) An Indian-origin ex-mayor in a British city has vowed to continue as a councillor even after admitting to a fraud charge.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday removed barricades and allowed normal traffic around the US embassy as part of retaliatory steps following the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A total of 13 re-elected Rajasthan MLAs have criminal cases against them as against just three in Chhattisgarh, according to an Association of Democratic Reforms analysis released Saturday.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) Maoists Saturday killed two of the six men they had abducted two days ago in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) Armed Maoists Friday killed an elderly man in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 12 (IANS) Armed Maoists Thursday abducted six people from two villages in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) At least 19 elected representatives, including 'sarapanch' (village heads) and ward members, resigned in Odisha's Koraput district, complaining that no development was being done in their area, an official said Tuesday.
Agra, Dec 9 (IANS) Arati Yadav is pregnant with her first child and although she is aware that her husband's meagre salary won't be able to afford her medical services at a private hospital, she is nevertheless adamant about good quality care for this phase of her life. Her neighbour suggested a newly-opened hospital in their city which is a part of a network on a public-private-partnership (PPP) model of social franchising, bridging the gap between private and government hospitals.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) We often see people placing a horseshoe above the doorway to ward off evil. There are more lucky charms like bamboo plants and crystals that will make your abode prettier and also bring good luck.
Wellington, Dec. 5 (ANI): Radio host Mel Greig, who was behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a Indian origin UK nurse - Jacintha Saldanha, has quit her job after settling her dispute with employer Southern Cross Austereo.
Washington, Dec. 5 (ANI): Scientists have said that a drug that could provide a breakthrough for Alzheimer's disease will be available within the next five years.
Kochi, Dec 4 (IANS) Beatrijs Janssen, a healthcare expert from the Netherlands, carries around female condoms on a belly tray, attracting much attention at a conference in this Kerala city.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A total of 60 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were replaced before and during polling in all the constituencies in the capital, said an election commission officer.
The other day I overheard a tall European feminist lecturing a tiny Asian woman on the importance of resisting male oppression. The Asian female, a friend of mine, nodded politely. Then she went back to her full-time job, which is to torture and humiliate men. Head nurse of a male hospital ward, she has the interpersonal skills of the Marquis de Sade, although she has more imagination and better tools.
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that playing video games, including violent shooter games, may provide learning, health and social benefits to children.
Islamabad, Nov. 23 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that judges can wear masks for holding the trial of terrorists through video links in lieu of the heightening security risks being posed by the terrorists and their backing organizations.
London, Nov. 18 (ANI): Former South African president Nelson Mandela is still unable to speak, but he is not on life-support machine, his ex-wife said.
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Spanish giants Barcelona are close to offering Andres Iniesta a bumper new contract at the club to negate interest from Premier League club Manchester United.
Washington, Nov. 14 (ANI): Scientists fed mice an anti-inflammatory drug three days before exposure to space-like radiation, and found that the animals developed 50 percent less carcinomas as mice that did not get the compound.
New Delhi, November 12 (ANI): With the festival season, one needs to take special care of their body and skin.
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) Don't let dry chilly weather rob your skin and hair of their glow and shine. Look in your kitchen for carrots, pumpkin seeds and pineapple to enhance your appearance.
Washington, Nov. 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that magnesium deficiency in adults may play a more important role in cognitive impairment (CI), and more seriously, Alzheimer's Disease (AD), than previously thought.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) As many as 188 - 22 percent - of contestants in the second phase of the Chhattisgarh assembly polls are millionaires, a report compiled by Chhattisgarh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms found.
Sydney, November 7 (ANI): The 2Day FM has lost its bid to prevent the ACMA from looking into the infamous royal prank call last December that pushed Indian origin British nurse Jacintha Saldanha to commit suicide.
Los Angeles, Nov 6 (IANS) Actress Amanda Bynes will reportedly be granted release from a rehabilitation centre here in December following marked improvements in her health.
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Rihanna has stormed into number 1 spot in UK charts, as the featured artist on Eminem's new track 'The Monster'.
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) An actor lives his character and this holds true for the cast of thriller series "Supernatural" as well -- Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles have firm belief when it comes to supernatural myths and don't regard anything as a mere coincidence.
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Physical activity is largely recognized as an effective tool to treat depression, but a new study has revealed that moderate exercise can actually prevent episodes of depression in the long term.
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new research has revealed that baking can be helpful to lift people out of depression.
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Health experts have warned that healthy people who take a daily aspirin in a bid to reduce their risk of disease should stop doing so because of potential health dangers.
Melbourne, October 23 (ANI): British nurse Jacintha Saldanha's family has expressed shock over comments made by Southern Cross Media's boss over her death and has demanded and apology.
Washington, Oct. 21 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that flu virus infects its host by first wiping off the immune system's cells, which are best equipped to neutralize the virus.
London, October 18 (ANI): Mischa Barton has finally opened up about the details surrounding her meltdown and association with drugs.
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) Actress Mischa Barton, who once became a talk of Hollywood for her uncontrollable partying, says she has emerged "stronger" after a "full-on breakdown" in her life.
London, Oct. 16 (ANI): A group of Syrian clerics have reportedly issued a fatwa, allowing consumption of 'forbidden meat' like that of cats, dogs and donkeys, by the residents of besieged suburbs of Damascus to ward off hunger.
London, Oct. 12 (ANI): Glamour model-turned-bodybuilder Jodie Marsh has shed light on the details of how she was almost raped, in a new documentary based on the sex trade.
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (ANI): YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy, who has been given fluids at the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) here, after being taken into preventive custody late last night, will spend Thursday in the hospital's emergency ward.
London, Oct. 7 (ANI): Standardised cigarette packs are likelier to put teens off smoking than current front-of-pack health warnings, a new study has suggested.
London, Oct 6 (IANS) British TV presenters and fashion designers Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine of the TV series "What Not to Wear" fame take a critical look at Indian women wardrobe and suggest what to avoid.
Madrid, Oct 6 (IANS/EFE) The passing of time, that tombstone upon which beauty and health are balanced, can be slowed down by a close control of the telomeres, DNA structures at the ends of the chromosomes, says an expert.
London, October 5 (ANI): Sinead O'Connor has written a third letter to Miley Cyrus accusing her of damaging her career and demanding an apology as well as urging her to "cease behaving in an anti-female capacity".
Washington, Oct. 3 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new vaccine that could help ward off tuberculosis.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The detention of Manipur activist Irom Sharmila Chanu for close to 13 years for her dragging hunger strike betrays India's intolerance to dissent, Amnesty International India said Tuesday.
Washington, Oct 01 (ANI): Amanda Bynes has been moved from the psychiatric wing of UCLA Medical Centre to a rehab facility in Malibu, California, on the advice of doctors, it has been revealed.
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 (IANS) An octogenarian paralytic patient suffered shock and minor injuries when a ceiling fan came crashing down and fell on his chest Saturday at a leading government hospital in Odisha, his son said.
London, Sept 28 (ANI): Tesco's new product called 'Inflatable g*y best friend', wearing a pink top and bright blue shorts has caused fury among shoppers and gay rights supporters.
London, Sep 27 (IANS) British actress Amanda Holden has revealed that she needed therapy to deal with grief following the loss of her second child in 2011.
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Bangalore Political Action Committee (BPAC), a citizen group for improving governance in this tech hub, Friday unveiled an incubator programme to build civic leaders for engaging in ward level administration to enhance quality of life.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old MBBS student of the AIIMS, reportedly upset over prolonged illness,committed suicide by hanging herself from a fan in her hostel room, police said Thursday.
Cuncolim (Goa), Sep 19 (IANS) A middle-aged woman has been detained and admitted to a state-run psychiatry institute for vandalising 92 crosses in a cemetery in Cuncolim village, 45 km from the capital of Goa.