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President condoles death of historian Tapan Raychaudhuri

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Friday condoled the passing away of leading historian Tapan Raychaudhuri. “I... (more...)

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South Asian doctor finds fruit extract that may cause cancer cells to kill themselves

Dr. Siyaram Pandey, a professor at the University of Windsor conducts research on cancer-fighting agents. He displays long... (more...)

Three Indians, Thai get Jamnalal Bajaj awards

Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) — Four eminent Gandhians, including one from Thailand, were Friday conferred the prestigious... (more...)

Uganda, UN sign $6.5 mn deal for Ebola fund

Kampala, Nov 28 (IANS) — Uganda and UN agencies operating in the country have signed an agreement to establish a 6.5... (more...)

Consumption of beedis higher than cigarettes: Nadda

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — The consumption of beedis is higher than that of cigarettes in the age group of 15 years... (more...)

Six new AIIMS set up: Nadda

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — Six new AIIMS have been set up across the country in order to correct the “imbalance”... (more...)

China to use new test to prevent Ebola

Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) — Chinese health authorities have approved three home-grown Ebola test reagents to be used for... (more...)

Instil humanistic approach in young doctors: President

Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Friday said medical institutions have a responsibility to inculcate... (more...)

Improve quality of teachers: President

Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Friday called for bettering the quality of teachers and enhancing... (more...)

Bomb blast hits Nigerian mosque

Abuja, Nov 28 (IANS) — A bomb blast hit the central mosque of Nigeria’s Kano state Friday as people gathered... (more...)

Consider treating Sanskrit as additional subject: SC

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) — The Supreme Court Friday asked the government not to treat Sanskrit as a third language... (more...)

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Saudi Arabia school uses fingerprinting system to curb student’s ditching class

A Saudi Arabia school has introduced biometric fingerprinting system to mark student attendance and curb bunking. (Peter... (more...)

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