SARS

  • I was detained for speaking to media: SAR Geelani February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after he was detained following the hanging of Afzal Guru, Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani on Sunday said his detention by police happened because he had spoken to the media. "They did not want me to speak to the press, so they detained me," Geelani told...
  • Afzal Guru convicted on forged evidence: SAR Geelani February 9, 2013

    SAR Geelani was acquitted in the Parliament attack in 2001. He said that Afzal Guru did not get a fair trial. ...
  • WHO issues guidance on SARSlike virus, gears up for haj September 26, 2012

    Geneva: The World Health Organization on Wednesday urged health workers around the world to report any patient with acute respiratory infection who may have traveled to Saudi Arabia or Qatar and been exposed to a new SARSlike virus confirmed in two people so far. The United Nations agency put out...
  • Soon, phones to tell how much of a health hazard it is May 8, 2012

    New Delhi: From September, your phone will have to tell you how much of a danger it is to your health. A cell phone could ruin one's sex life. A JNU researcher did tests on male rats and found that cell phone radiation seriously reduced sperm count and testes size....
  • Van der Sar set to break European clean sheet record February 19, 2009

    New Delhi: The big Dutchman and his backfour have managed to move a stage closer to surpassing Danny Verlinden's 19yearold European clean sheet record against Fulham. Edwin van der Sar managed to add another layer of achievement to what could turn out to be an epoch defining season for Manchester United...
  • Justice and politics in Parliament attack case January 16, 2008

    New Delhi: The attack on Parliament on December 13, 2001 shook the nation but in the last eight years the trial, conviction and clemency pleas of people found guilty has shaken up politics too. Both Houses were in session on December 13 when five terrorists breached security and entered the Parliament...
  • WHO has India ill at ease, and how! June 7, 2007

    New Delhi: Superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai might plead and vociferously vouch for polio immunisation but India's faltering polio campaign has nearly cost the country dear. The Government has just about managed to defeat a WHO resolution which if passed at the World Health Assembly in Geneva ...