Cow’s milk harmful for toddlers below one year

Cow’s milk harmful for toddlers below one year

New Delhi, September 10 (IANS) Feeding cow’s milk to toddlers below the age of one year is a growing factor behind allergic diseases, including in the respiratory and digestive system, as they cannot tolerate protein in the milk, experts said on Sunday.   Observing that infants who do not get breast milk need an alternative […]

No anti-incumbency, intolerance, cow no issues: MP Chief Minister

New Delhi, September 10 (IANS) Seeking a hat-trick of election victories, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is confident he suffers from no anti-incumbency against his government nor are intolerance and cow vigilantism issues for him in the state that goes to polls next year.   For him, the image and performance of Prime […]

Two terrorists killed, one arrested in J&K

Srinagar, September 10 (IANS) Two terrorists were killed and one was apprehended in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said.   The operations took place in Barbugh village of Shopian on Saturday night. The terrorists had holed up inside a house there.   Army officials identified the apprehended terrorist as 17-year-old Adil Hussein […]

Urban flooding caused by plastic clogging, poor drainage

New Delhi, September 10 (IANS) Urban floods are entirely manmade with poorly maintained drains, plastic bags, shrinking open spaces and climate change contributing to accumulation of water on roads after a heavy downpour, experts say.   They said that steps such as rainwater harvesting, ban on use of plastic bags and better use of weather […]

Mexican quake death toll rises to 90 as Oaxaca reports more fatalities

Mexican quake death toll rises to 90 as Oaxaca reports more fatalities

Women hug while standing next to a destroyed house after an earthquake struck the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday, in Union Hidalgo, Mexico September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata   MEXICO CITY, September 10 (Reuters) – The death toll from the massive earthquake that struck Mexico on Thursday night has risen to at […]

U.N. appeals for aid as Myanmar refugee exodus nears 300,000

U.N. appeals for aid as Myanmar refugee exodus nears 300,000

Rohingya refugees walk through a paddy field after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui   COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh, September 10 (Reuters) – The United Nations has appealed for aid to deal with a humanitarian crisis unfolding in southern Bangladesh after the number of Muslim Rohingya fleeing Myanmar neared 300,000, just two […]

Priyanka Chopra calls for gender equality in films

Priyanka Chopra calls for gender equality in films

Los Angeles, September 10 (PTI) Priyanka Chopra says she is “digging her feet in” to get equality for women in the film industry so they can get the meatier roles like their male counterparts   The 35-year-old star says she wants to make things easier for the next generation of female actors in Hollywood, reported […]

Social media influence increasing suicides

Social media influence increasing suicides

(September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day)     A. Shekar Reddy IANS | September 10   Suicide is increasing in the younger generation due to the influence of the social media, peer pressure, alcohol and drug usage.   “Suicide” is derived from the Latin word for “self murder”. It is a final act that […]

Hurricane Irma nearing Florida with catastrophic winds, deadly storm surges

Hurricane Irma nearing Florida with catastrophic winds, deadly storm surges

Boats are seen as palms are moved by the wind brought by Hurricane Irma in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, September 7, 2017. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares   FORT MYERS, Fla, September 10 (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma was set to make landfall in Florida on Sunday with devastating winds and life-threatening storm surges, prompting one of the largest evacuations […]