TERROR IN SOCIETY: The Personal Angle

TERROR IN SOCIETY: The Personal Angle

In the virtual space sometimes even innocuous activities can result in great damage and disaster for an individual. The person feels he/she has done something harmless but due to ignorance of the legal provisions, often serious consequences can result. Thus the utmost care based on knowledge must be taken at all times. One such situation […]

Of the Mahabharata, tarots, love & fiction from Tibet

Books This Weekend IANS In 2018’s last weekend, discover what French playwright Jean-Claude Carriere learnt about the Mahabharata from his notes from his India trip; flick through tarot predictions made for your health, wealth, career and love in 2019 and read a marine engineer’s fictional story as she battles storms in the sea and her […]

Scabies in dogs and its zoonotic importance

Scabies in dogs and its zoonotic importance

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Scabies is a skin infection disease of dog of all age groups caused by external parasitic infestation of mites of the species Sarcoptesscabiei. It is a highly transmissible disease that may spread from one infected dog toother healthy dogs and even to human beings and thus is zoonotic in nature. The mites […]

Cyber Spying: Rampant Violation of Privacy

Cyber Spying: Rampant Violation of Privacy

Today the digital world has ensured that equipment and devices are getting miniaturized at an astounding rate. The Moores law states that “number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles every one year”. This was later modified to the number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles every 18 months to two years. Gordon Moore […]

Of history, roaring women, ghazals & kids’ memory

Books this Weekend IANS Uncover the gripping stories of each day in history; rejuvenate your “roaring” power with powerful stories of 30 women; absorb a comprehensive account of Urdu ghazals; and, finally, understand how parents can activate the working memories of their little ones.The IANS Bookshelf has these varied reads this weekend. On This Day […]

Protecting Photographs: Personal Information Security

Protecting Photographs: Personal Information Security

Photographs are records of our activities that a person keeps for memory and display. In the days gone by they were used only for the above mentioned purposes. The word Photography comes from two Greek words “photos” which means light and “graphein” which means to draw. Photographs are made through light or radiant energy recording […]

Canine distemper in dogs and its preventive measures

Canine distemper in dogs and its preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Canine distemper is an acute highly contagious disease in dogs and a fatal disease next to Rabies in dogs. It is caused by virus known as Para myxovirus. Incidence of the disease is highest in young growing pups at the age group of 3-8 months. The disease is transmitted via direct contact […]

Ascites in dogs and its preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Ascites refers to the accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal sac of the dog. It is caused by a wide variety of factors such as hypoproteinemia, protein losing enteropathy, heavy parasitic infection, hepatic failure, starvation, right sided or biventricular congestive heart failure, nephrotic syndrome, abdominal neoplasmea etc.   Signs and Symptoms 1. […]

Kunming: The city of eternal spring

Kunming: The city of eternal spring

Aroonim Bhuyan IANS   Covered with blossoming flowers and lush vegetation and blessed with a salubrious climate throughout the year, the city of Kunming, the capital of the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan, is a tourist’s delight.   Located at an elevation of 6,200 feet above sea level, Kunming is known as the City of […]

Of a kingmaker, farmland fiction and start-ups

IANS Read a biography charting Mamata Banerjee’s rise from a student leader to the first woman Chief Minister of West Bengal and how she could be a possible “kingmaker” after the 2019 general elections; take in a novel set against the backdrop of old Punjab, early California and revolution-torn Mexico; read a fictional tale that […]