Tuesday, June 19, 2018
7,000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality, new report says India Tops the in the world with 24% deaths of newborn in the world At current trends, 30 million newborns will die within first 28 days of life between 2017 and 2030 That means that, as you read...
Riyadh: veiled Saudi woman and an unrelated man jig and twirl on a busy street, stirring a furious debate about the waning influence of the once-feared religious police, notorious for enforcing sex segregation. For decades the "mutawa", as they are known, wielded unbridled powers as arbiters of morality, patrolling streets...
New Delhi:Kerala has topped the Health Index report prepared by NITI Aayog while Uttar Pradesh appeared at the bottom among larger states, though it has shown improvement in the recent past. As per the index report for large states, Kerala was followed by Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.Besides Uttar Pradesh,...
New Delhi:WhatsApp has reportedly started testing out its UPI-based payments feature in India. The new feature, available for select WhatsApp beta users on iOS and Android, enables users to send and receive money using the Indian government's Unified Payments Interface (UPI) standard. This feature is said to be available...
Singapore has the continent’s best university for the third year in a row but China’s stars are in the ascendant, says Ellie Bothwell The National University of Singapore is Asia’s top university for the third year in a row, according to Times Higher Education’s annual rankings of the region. Singapore’s flagship...
New Delhi:Founder of Hotmail, renowned entrepreneur and innovator, Sabeer Bhatia was conferred with Jamia Millia Islamia’s highest award, ‘Ímtiaz-e-Jamia’ for his ‘outstanding contributions to public service and for technological innovation for the benefit of the society. US-based, Mr Bhatia, 50, was presented with a plaque with the citation and a...
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) today issues a statement and request citizens to stay away from vendors or outlets that make plastic Aadhaar card or PVC smart cards as it is unusable. This is due to the unauthorized printing of QR codes on the card at these shops...
New Delhi:  Hearing a request to ban family killings over "dishonor", Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today said when two adults marry, no one has the right to interfere."Whether it is parents, society or anyone, they are out of it. No one, either individual or collective, or group,...
Lucknow:After its proposal to make floor cleaners using cow urine, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give a push to the use of cow urine in preparing medicines.The Ayurveda department has prepared eight medicines using gau mutra which can prove to be useful in case of liver ailments,...
New Delhi : Reliance Group Chairman Mukesh Ambani today committed to make an investment of Rs 2,500 crore in next three years in Assam in sectors like tourism, telecom and sports, creating jobs for at least 80,000 people over the next three years.. Mr Ambani also promised to open Reliance Jio...