Three books to read this election season

Three books to read this election season

IANS Update your knowledge of India’s elections and democratic system with these books on the dynamics of successful campaigning; There are also 9 landmark judgements that advance the Constitution’s principles of liberty, equality, fraternity; And finally a history of all the Indian elections that have happened till date. Not surprigingly, the IANS Bookshelf is electorally-inclined […]

Christie’s to auction historic Faberge tiara

Reuters Auction house Christie’s is to sell a tiara by Faberge, jeweller to the Russian Tsars, made of aquamarines and diamonds and with a pre-sale estimate of $230,000-340,000. The tiara was made in 1904 as a wedding gift from Germany’s Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, to his bride, Princess Alexandra of Hanover and […]

Typhoid Fever

Typhoid Fever

Kekhrie Zao M Sc (Microbiologist) CIHSR, Dimapur Did you know? • Typhoid is caused by the bacteria, Salmonella species • It is contracted by ingesting contaminated food (by carriers) or water (contaminated with feces) containing the bacteria. • Symptoms include poor appetite, headaches, diarrhoea, generalized aches and pains, fever, and lethargy. • It can be […]

Brucellosis In Dairy Animal And Its Preventive Measures

Brucellosis In Dairy Animal And Its Preventive Measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Brucellosis is an important bacterial zoonatic disease and cause heavy economic loss. It is cause by Brucella abortus or Brucella melitensis. It is a disease of sexually matured animals and is transmitted by direct contact from infected animals to healthy animals or through contaminated feeds, water, milk , milk products or from […]

Of Love and Loss – A review of A Respectable Woman

Of Love and Loss – A review of A Respectable Woman

Author: Easterine Kire Publisher: Zubaan Year/pages: 2019/184 Reviewer: KB Veio Pou (Asst. Professor, SBSC, University of Delhi) The opening line of the new novel by Easterine Kire, A Respectable Woman, resonates with the popular passage of Ecclesiastes chapter 3 where the wise king Solomon articulates that there is a time for everything and a season […]

Retention of Placenta in dairy Cow

Retention of Placenta in dairy Cow

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Retained placenta has been defined as a condition where there is retention of fetal membranes beyond 8-12 hours after calf delivery. This is a pathological condition in which the fetal villi fail to detach themselves from the maternal crypts and results in retention of the fetal membranes. The incidents of retention of […]

Of a modernised Gita, Tibetan spies and executive success

Books this weekend IANS Flick through a modern guide on the Bhagavad Gita that tailors ancient wisdom for modern life; journey with British spies in Tibet; and finally, learn why many young executives fail to be effective and how to thwart this. The IANS Bookshelf has these reads for the weekend: Living The Bhagavad Gita: […]

Work-life balance doesn’t have to be stressful

IANS Working round-the-clock in today’s technologically connected world, striking a work-life balance seems almost impossible. However, finding the right balance in this fast-paced world is essential. With more people experiencing workplace anxiety and depression now than ever before, managing work-related stress is the need of the hour. Dr. Shruthi M Hegde, Ayurveda Expert at The […]

Parvo Viral Infection in dogs and its preventive measures

Parvo Viral Infection in dogs and its preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Parvovirus infection is a highly infectious viral disease of dogs. The disease is caused by a DNA virus known as Parvo virus. The virus is transmitted through direct contact from an infected dog to other healthy dog or through excretions. All age group of dog are affected but young pups are more […]

Goat Plague & its preventive measures

Goat Plague & its preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Goat plague is a viral disease of goat which is a highly contagious acute fatal disease. It is caused by a Morbilla virusof Paramyxoviridae family.It is also terms as Peste Des Petitis Ruminants (PPR).It results in high morbidity and mortality rate which may approach upto 50-90%. The disease is transmitted by direct […]

Common Bacterial Diseases of Pig and its Preventive Measures

Common Bacterial Diseases of Pig and its Preventive Measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima PASTEURELLOSIS-the causative bacteria are normally present in the respiratory and intestinal tracts but when immunity of the pig is lowered due to some other diseases the infection set up. Symptoms are coughing, labored breathing, high body temperature, nasal discharge and general body weakness. SWINE ERYSIPELAS-infection occurs in pig through infected wound of […]

Gallstones: Causes & risk factors

Gallstones: Causes & risk factors

A gallstone is a stone formed within the gall bladder. Majority with gallstones (about 80%) never have symptoms. Gallstones may be asymptomatic for years. These gallstones are called “silent stones” and do not require treatment.Occasional nausea and vomiting may occur in milder cases. More extreme cases are characterized by intractable vomiting, dehydration, severe right upper […]

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