22 injured as London Tube train hit by terror attack

[London: Police stand by a cordon near Parsons Green subway station in London, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. London’s Metropolitan Police and ambulance services are confirming they are at the scene of “an incident” at the Parsons Green subway station in the southwest of the capital. /PTI] London, Sep 15 : An explosion jolted a London […]

Involve all parties for policy on Rohingyas: Congress

New Delhi, Sep 15 : Describing the influx of Rohingya refugees into India as “very serious”, the Congress on Friday demanded that the central government involve all parties to formulate a policy on the matter. “This is a very serious matter. In the interest of the nation, all political parties should come together to take […]

App to treat substance abuse gets FDA nod

Washington, Sep 15 : In a first, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved marketing of a novel mobile medical application designed to help treat people with substance use disorders such as addiction to alcohol, cocaine and marijuana. The “Reset” app developed by Pear Therapeutics — a US-based Prescription Digital Therapeutics firm — […]

Wait for affidavit to know government’s stand on Rohingyas: Rajnath

[New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh participating in the cleanliness drive at the launch of ?Swachhta Hi Sewa? campaign at ITBP Tigri Camp, in New Delhi on Friday. /PTI] New Delhi, Sep 15 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the government will inform the Supreme Court of its stand on the Rohingya […]

Global hunger on rise, say UN food agencies

Rome, Sep 15 : After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, Rome-base UN food agencies said on Friday. The warning was made by Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO), International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) […]

22 injured as London Tube train hit by terror attack

London, Sep 15 : An explosion jolted a London Tube train carriage during the morning rush hour on Friday, injuring at least 22 people in what Metropolitan Police said was a “terror incident”. Neil Basu, Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner and the senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism policing, said it was a terrorist incident, the […]