Month: December 2017

Pulwama attack sign of failure of PM’s foreign policy: Cong

                               Pulwama open view web desk New Delhi, Dec 31: The Congress today denounced the government over a terror attack on a CRPF camp in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was a […]

Alarming rise in Ankylosing Spondylitis amongst young Indian workforce

open view web desk Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 31: Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), a condition often misunderstood as back pain, is not an age-related disease. There has been an alarming increase in the incidence of AS, amongst Indian young adults in their late twenties and early thirties. AS affects 1 in 100 of […]

Yechury asks Rajinikanth to ‘first define his policies’

open view web desk Agartala (Tripura) [India], Dec 31: Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday asked superstar Rajinikanth, who earlier in the day announced that he was set to join politics, to define his policies and the changes he had talked about. Speaking to ANI, the CPM leader said, […]

Tamil film star to enter politics in India’s ‘Detroit’

open view web desk NEW DELHI – A big star of India’s Tamil-language movies, Rajinikanth, said on Sunday he is launching a political party, adding drama to a heated political scene in a state with a history of film stars becoming chief ministers. Tamil Nadu, which accounts for […]

Erica Garner, activist daughter of New York chokehold victim, dies at 27

open view web desk Erica Garner, the daughter of a New York man whose death during an attempted arrest helped spark the “Black Lives Matter” movement against police brutality, died on Saturday, a posting on her official Twitter account showed. Garner, 27, suffered a heart attack triggered by […]

Bad to worse: How diplomatic hopes with North Korea plunged

open view web desk WASHINGTON— In the first month of Donald Trump’s presidency, an American scholar quietly met with North Korean officials and relayed a message: The new administration in Washington appreciated an extended halt in the North’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests. It might just offer a […]

Hong Kong ship crew questioned in S. Korea for oil transfer to North

open view web desk The crew of a Hong Kong-registered ship have been detained for questioning in South Korea since their tanker was impounded in November for transferring oil to a North Korean vessel and breaching UN sanctions, customs officials said Saturday. The Lighthouse Winmore, which was chartered […]

Egypt sentences ex-President Mursi, 19 others to three years in jail for insulting judiciary

A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and 19 others to three years in prison

CAG slams Modi’s slow Ganges clean-up

India has spent less than a quarter of the funds available for a programme to clean up the Ganges river over the last two years

Trachoma: Infectious cause of blindness worldwide.

open view web desk Kolkata, Dec 27: Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. It is caused by an obligate intracellular bacterium called Chlamydia trachomatis. The infection is transmitted through contact with eye and nose discharge of infected people, particularly young children who harbour the principal […]

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