Lok Sabha passes railways’ demand for grants

New Delhi, April 26 : The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed, by voice vote, the demand for grants by railways for 2016-17 fiscal, after a spirited discussion during which the opposition Congress demanding more rationalisation in the functioning of the Indian Railways. Responding to the debate, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said moves were on to […]

Oncologists warn against virus causing oral cancer

New Delhi, April 26 : The transmission of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), very much possible during oral sex, causes cancer, two oncologists have warned. They said that HPV, once transmitted, may not become active for years or may clear off from the body, but slowly becomes the prime cause of cancer. “Oral cancer is caused […]

Female ascetic vows to end life over sacred bath at Simhastha Kumbh

Ujjain, April 26 : Trikal Bhavanta, a female ascetic, on Tuesday said she is ending her life by taking ‘samadhi’ after the government failed to allocate her all women ‘Akhara’ space and time for a sacred bath at the Simhastha Kumbh pilgrimage here. She has been sitting in a 10 feet deep ditch in which, […]

Congress launches ‘pani yatra’ on water crisis in Gujarat

Ahmedabad, April 26 : The Gujarat Congress on Tuesday launched a three-day ‘Pani Yatra’ (march for water) across the state to give what it called a “wake-up call” to the BJP government for the severe water crisis in the state. The march launched simultaneously from 14 places across Gujarat will cover all the districts before […]

Teenager’s heart flown from Surat to save man in Mumbai

Mumbai, April 26 : The heart of a 17-year-old road accident victim was flown in a chartered flight from Surat to Mumbai in 75 minutes to save the life of a 43-year-old man from Rajasthan’s Alwar, a hospital official said. The patient at Fortis Hospital was suffering from Dilated Cardiomyopathy and desperately needed a new […]

UPA blacklisted AgustaWestland, NDA removed it from list: Congress

New Delhi, April 26 : The Congress on Tuesday accused the Modi government of “promoting” the AgustaWestland comany, saying the then UPA government immediately cancelled the copper deal in the wake of reports on “wrongdoing” in the deal. The National Democratic Alliance government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party, on the other hand, withdrew the […]