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Saturday, 21-October-2017


Drug Protect Women's Fertility After Cancer 

7 weeks ago
New York: Women who are treated for cancer with radiation or certain chemotherapy drugs are commonly rendered sterile. Women are born with a lifetime reserve of oocytes, or immature eggs, but those oocytes are among the most sensitive cells in the body and may be wiped out by such cancer treatments. The new findings, published in the journal Genetics, raises hope of curbing infertility from cancer treatment. The study builds on his 2014 research that identified a so-called checkpoint protein (CHK2) that becomes activated when oocytes are damaged by radiation. Checkpoint protein functions in a pathway tha...

Goa Health Facility Ties Up With Mumbai Hospital

7 weeks ago
Panaji: As part of the strategic alliance between the two healthcare facilities, the Goa hospital will host clinics wherein super specialist doctors from the Jaslok Hospital will examine patients in half a dozen key areas of healthcare, which also include joint replacement, sports injuries and colorectal, and pelvic related problems. This is a very significant positive step for healthcare in Goa. The partnership between Jaslok Hospital and V.M. Salgaocar Hospital is going to give hope to many," Tarang Gianchandani, CEO, Jaslok hospital and research centre said at a media conference here on Friday.A

Indian Businesses Adapting To Water Scarcity

7 weeks ago
New Delhi: It says despite flooding in several states, water storage in reservoirs across India is 55 per cent of total capacity compared with 84 per cent on an average during the same period over the past 10 years. The survey, of over 10 large Indian and multinational companies with a net annual revenue exceeding $10.5 billion, was released on Fridayby CarbonCopy on the sidelines of the two-day Business and Climate Summit here that concluded on Thursday. Citing the case of food manufacturer Kellogg's, which depends on agricultural produce, change in climatic conditions and poor monsoon is said ...

Akshaya Foundation Sets Up Midday Meal Kitchen 

7 weeks ago
Hyderabad: The kitchen has been constructed with the support of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., a member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). This kitchen, in the current phase, is poised to serve 366 anganwadi centres and 238 schools through the MidDay Meal Programme. The inauguration was attended by Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya, Ministers, legislators and officials from Telangana. Ryoichi Shinke, Executive Officer and Regional Executive for India, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., and Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman of Akshaya Patra Foundation, attended the event. M...

Abb To Install Solar Inverters 

7 weeks ago
Bengaluru: We have won the order from the Indian Railways to provide solar inverters in north India to reduce dependence on conventional energy sources," the firm said in a statement here. As one of the world's largest rail networks, the state-run Railways operates 12,500 trains, ferrying 23 million passengers daily and a whopping 8 billion annually through 8,000 stations across the country. The 750 stations in the busy northern region are part of the most-used rail corridor in the world. As our solar inverters vary from 5 to 50 kilowatt in performance depending on the station size, the Railways can ...

Govt Hospital In Bengal To Go Solar By This Year End

7 weeks ago
KOLKATA : The sprawling hospital will soon be converted into a completely solar-powered facility and the health department of the government of West Bengal has given its green signal to this effect. A 150KW solar power generating centre will be installed at the hospital premises with an approximate  investment of Rs 1.20 crore and the total generation is likely to meet the average power requirement of the hospital during the day. According to the hospital superintendent Ujjyal Bhadra, it is part of the effort of the authorities to upgrade the in...

Indian Americans Reach Out To Hurricane Harvey Victims

7 weeks ago
Washington: A massive number of Indian-Americans in the Greater Houston Area have been affected by the ongoing flooding. The Indian Americans formed numerous volunteer groups to help the victims using social media to communicate details about which family is affected in each locality, News India Times community newspaper reported on Tuesday.  Temples, gurdwaras and mosques all opened their doors in a massive effort to help people who lost their home in the catastrophic disaster. Indian restaurants were also reaching out to people with free food. Approximately 100,000 Indian-Americans and Indian...

Sewage Treatment Plants

7 weeks ago
New Delhi: The two plants will be built on "hybrid annuity" based public private partnership in which the development, operation and maintenance of the STPs will be undertaken by the winning bidder, said the Water Resources Ministry release. Under the model, 40 per cent of the capital cost quoted would be paid on completion of construction while the remaining 60 per cent will be paid over the life of the project as annuities along with operation and maintenance cost expenses. The Union Cabinet had given approval to the hybrid annuity-PPP model in January 2016. The National Mission for...

Nasa Cassini Spacecraft Nears Destruction

7 weeks ago
Washington: Its fateful plunge on September 15 is a foregone conclusion -- an April 22 a gravitational kick from Saturn's moon Titan placed the two-and-a-half ton vehicle on its path for impending destruction, NASA said. The Cassini mission has been packed full of scientific firsts, and our unique planetary revelations will continue to the very end of the mission as Cassini becomes Saturn's first planetary probe, sampling Saturn's atmosphere up until the last second," said Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. 

Carry Stroller Specially For Babies

7 weeks ago
New Delhi:  Make your travel blissful with children and especially babies, by being fully-equipped with all the essential things like a baby stroller, a nasal aspirator and a breast pump, say experts. Vijay Goel, spokesperson from U-Grow India and Director of Sunheri Marketing Pvt. Ltd and Rohit Batra, Dermatologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Dermaworld Skin & Hair Clinic, have listed a few ways to make your life easier: * Carry baby stroller and move around freely: A lightweight, durable, baby stroller that reclines quickly is the best solution while travelling. Even if you are sho...

Bengal Have First State-Run Animation Academy

7 weeks ago
KOLKATA: Nearly 8500 sq ft area has been earmarked at the state-run Webel complex at Salt Lake and the state information technology & electronics department has already issued a tender inviting applications from organizations having proper expertise in the field for setting up the academy, a senior department official said. According to him, the course will offer traditional animation, 2D vector-based animation, 3D computer animation, motion graphics and stop motion. The course might also include visual effects and art of gaming as all three are ...

Doctors Prescribe Medicines Under Niramaya Scheme

7 weeks ago
Bhubaneswar: Holding a review meeting here, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi directed Health Secretary Pramod Meherda to closely supervise and monitor whether the medicines supplied were being prescribed by the doctors and were actually being distributed to the patients. Padhi also said that a telephone number be designated where people can complain if they do not get the required medicine from the hospital stores. It was also decided to undertake awareness activities about the effectiveness and quality of medicines being supplied under the scheme. Niramaya scheme was launched in 2015 to provide free medic...