Adopt tailored solutions to eliminate TB by 2030: WHO

Male/New Delhi, September 10 (IANS): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has told the South East Asian countries to integrate their national plans and mobilise and utilise resources efficiently to reach the Tuberculosis elimination target of 2030, a statment said on Sunday.   The WHO South East Asia Region includes India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, North Korea, Indonesia, […]

All states gain if rivers linked through waterways: Expert

New Delhi, September 10 (IANS) A lot of water has gone under the bridge since the idea of interlinking of rivers was first mooted during the tenure of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. The project which has undergone several transformations since then is yet to take shape on ground, with states perennially bickering over their […]

ASUS gaming hardware top favourite in India: Poll

Mumbai, September 10 (IANS): ASUS and ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has emerged as the “best gaming hardware manufacturer” during August in three listed categories — motherboards, graphics cards and monitors, a poll said on Sunday.   In an independent online polling campaign run by IGN India, a fan-focused entertainment website that offers gaming and […]

Challenge lies in improving my craft: Shraddha Kapoor

Challenge lies in improving my craft: Shraddha Kapoor

Mumbai, September 10 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor, who is looking forward to begin work on “Saaho” and “Saina”, says the genre of a film is not the real challenge and that it lies in improving her work with every project.   Shraddha, who is busy promoting her upcoming film “Haseena Parkar”, was asked whether she […]

All my social media activity done personally, says Amitabh

All my social media activity done personally, says Amitabh

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he handles his social media activity himself contrary to what others assume.   “There is no substitute to personal attention and care … none … long may this survive,” the 74-year-old posted on his blog.   “Many wonder and ask how many personnel ‘deployed’ by me for my social media […]

Eight Manipuri tribal girls rescued from Yangon

Imphal, September 10 (IANS) The Indian Embassy in Yangon with the help of Myanmar police has rescued eight Manipuri tribal girls who were to be taken to Thailand and Singapore by some international human traffickers, an official said.   Suresh Babu, Additional Chief Secretary, Manipur in a statement said that the Indian government swung into […]

Can’t expect children to walk 3 km to attend school: SC

New Delhi, Sep 10 (PTI): Children cannot be expected to walk three or more kilometres to attend school, the Supreme Court has said.   It said to make the right of education meaningful, efforts should be made to have upper primary schools in such a manner that no children has to walk such a distance […]

Patel quota stir acquiring political colour: Amit Shah

Ahmedabad, September 10 (PTI) BJP chief Amit Shah today said organisers of the Patel quota stir in Gujarat were leaning towards “one political party”, an apparent reference to the Opposition Congress.   He said the reservation agitation was acquiring political colour as state assembly elections, slated to be held later this year, approached.   The […]