Militants kill UP resident in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 22 : Militants on Sunday shot dead a man from Uttar Pradesh in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Police sources said the militants shot at Shakir Ahmad who ran a snack shop in Arwani area of Anantnag district. “He was shifted to hospital in a critical condition where the doctors declared […]

Modi rallies in Gujarat a flop: Congress

Bhopal, Oct 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public meetings in Gujarat are a flop and are witnessing a poor turnout, said Congress in-charge of the Madhya Pradesh unit Deepak Babaria here on Sunday. The Congress, meanwhile, is getting support from many communities like Patels, Dalits and the backward class, Babaria told the media when […]

WHO removes Robert Mugabe as Goodwill Ambassador

United Nations, Oct 22 : The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday announced that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s appointment as its Goodwill Ambassador has been cancelled. After days of scathing criticism from around the globe for naming Robert Mugabe a Goodwill Ambassador for health, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he had “reflected” on […]

Himachal polls: Congress announces second list, CM’s son doesn’t figure

New Delhi/Shimla, Oct 22 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s son Vikramaditya did not figure in the Congress’ second list of seven of the nine pending candidates for the November 9 assembly polls in the state. Except for Shimla Rural and Mandi, the party has declared candidates for all the other assembly seats. Besides […]

Rohingya crisis: Can India play a role?

[Naypyitaw : A child reacts during a public rally in support of national leader Suu Kyi Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s government has said that it was willing to take back Rohingya refugees who have fled to southeastern Bangladesh. /PTI] By Aroonim Bhuyan New Delhi, […]

Overestimating postoperative pain may cause anxiety

New York, Oct 22 : Overestimating the anticipated amount of pain patients experience following surgery can cause unnecessary anxiety in them, researchers have warned. “This is especially true for patients receiving regional anaesthesia who may not fully understand the benefits of nerve blocks and other regional anaesthesia procedures aimed at preventing postoperative pain,” said Jaime […]