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  • Surge in HIV, TB, malaria deaths due to Covid-19: Lancet
    London, July 14 (IANS) Some low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) could experience a surge in HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria deaths over the next five years because of disruption to health services caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study, published in The Lancet G
  • Only 3% Indians realise the importance of consuming adequate protein: Study
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANSlife) Although 95 per cent of Indian mothers claim to know protein as a macro-nutrient, only three per cent of the population really understands the prominent functions of protein or why one should consume it daily, reveals a new study.   Across cities, 8
  • WHO warns that coronavirus crisis may get 'worse and worse and worse'
    GENEVA/ZURICH, July 13 (Reuters) - The new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday.   "Let me be blunt, too many countries are headed in the w
  • Stress hormone linked to higher blood sugar in diabetics
    New York, July 13 (IANS) Researchers have showcased a clear link between the stress hormone cortisol and higher blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.   Previous research has shown that stress and depression are two of the major causes of a flatter cortisol profile.
  • Itolizumab: New anti-Covid drug at Rs 8000/vial
    New Delhi, July 13 (PTI): Bengaluru-based biotech major Biocon on Monday announced that its drug Itolizumab, which will hit the market as Alzumab has received permission from the Drugs Controller General of India for use in moderate to severe COVID-19 patients.    "It

FEATURED NEWS

  • Digital play with Indian business models
    BY TAPONEEL MUKHERJEE IANS | July 12 The last decade has seen rapid digitisation. However, the last three months have seen the pace of digitisation accelerate rapidly. Even as the world adjusts to a new normal, the ability to leverage digitisation to improve, create and innovate busi
  • How New Delhi tamed China
    BY LT GEN CHERISH MATHSON  New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A resolute, unruffled leadership and India's multi-pronged, hard stance, from the borders to financial markets, has forced China to tone down its aggression it had initiated since early May 2020. While India's military
  • World Population Day: Bringing back the 'choice, voice debate' on family planning during COVID-19
    New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Family planning is central to gender equality and womens empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty. Millions of girls and women in India can transform their lives if needs for family planning - to delay, space and limit the number of children tha
  • It's 'Vocal for Local' in Rajasthan on Raksha Bandhan this year
    Jaipur, July 9 (IANS) The 'Raksha Bandhan' festival this year will be celebrated with local flavour in Rajasthan, as many organisations in the state are following the Prime Minister's call for 'Vocal for Local'.   They have started making handmade 'rakhis
  • PM Modi's visit to his village Nimo, comforts 1962 war veteran
    Nimo/Leh, July 9 (IANS) In a quaint little village with tall poplars swinging gently in the summer bloom against the bare lofty mountains, 1962 war veteran Tsering Tashi giggles with exuberance over the thought that Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his village just a week ago.  

LIFE AND STYLE

  • 1 in 2 Indian students seeks online classes: Survey
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With the coronavirus pandemic striking hard and spreading rapidly in India, nearly 44.6 per cent students in the country said they will prefer a 'School from Home' concept if given an option, a new survey revealed on Tuesday.   The survey by Bra
  • An online career community for women
    BY PUJA GUPTA  New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) During the COVID-19 pandemic the focus has been on women supporting each other to help build financial security. In these uncertain times and an economic slowdown, women are working harder than they ever did, both at home and at work.
  • Habits you need to teach your child in a COVID-19 world
    New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) The fight against COVID-19 continues to take place all over the world. With most of us homebound owing to the home-sheltering and social restrictions, we have been able to spend quality time with the family.   For those with young children, managing
  • WHO launches initiative to help 1.3bn people quit smoking
    Geneva, July 11 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it was launching an initiative to help 1.3 billion global tobacco-users quit the habit during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.   The Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco will help people freely access the
  • Tahira Kashyap completes her fourth book during lockdown
    Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Writer-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap Khurrana has completed her fourth book, "The 12 Commandments Of Being A Woman", during the coronavirus lockdown.   "I've finally finished writing 'The 12 Commandments Of Being A Woman' and it's