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  • Government women employees can get two-year leave for child care: SC 16-04-2014 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a woman employee of central government can get uninterrupted leave for two years for child care, which also includes needs like examination and sickness. A bench of justices SJ Mukhopadhaya and V Gopala Gowda set aside the order of Calcutta High...
  • 'Be Careful What You Wish For' leaves you craving for Archer's next book 18-03-2014 11:58 PM

    After a year long wait and pondering on various permutations and combinations about what will happen to the characters after finishing the third book (Best Kept Secret) in The Clifton Chronicles series, I laid my hands on 'Be Careful What You Wish For' as soon as it got released worldwide....
  • CSP's suicide case: HC orders probe into conduct of judge 27-02-2014 03:36 PM

    Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered an inquiry into the conduct and work of Additional District and Sessions Judge (fast track court) Anestus Toppo following the suicide committed by Jagdalpur Superintendent of Police Devnarayan Patel after an alleged tussle with him. "On the direction of Chief Justice, High Court Chhattisgarh, Yatindra...
  • Magisterial probe ordered into top police official's suicide 26-02-2014 10:58 AM

    Chhattisgarh Government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the case of a senior police officer allegedly committing suicide after he shot at his wife and two children in Bastar district. Tabling his statement about the issue in the Assembly in Raipur on Tuesday, Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra said a magisterial...
  • Suspended police officer who killed wife, self blames ADG in suicide note 25-02-2014 11:37 AM

    A police officer, who was suspended on Monday after a verbal spat with a local court judge, allegedly shot dead his wife and left two of his children injured before committing suicide by shooting himself in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. In a suicide note recovered, the police officer...
  • Mobile diagnostic lab for cattle launched in Rajasthan 24-02-2014 08:23 PM

    Rajasthan on Monday launched mobile Diagnostic Laboratories for cattle for each division of the state. Flagging off a mobile lab in Jaipur, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Lal Saini said these mobile units/vans would be deployed in Jaipur, Bharatpur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ajmer, Kota, and Udaipur's regional health care facilities....
  • Raman Singh's brother, 3 others injured as car collides with mini-truck 17-02-2014 08:36 AM

    Four persons, including the brother of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, were injured when their car collided head on with a mini truck on Raipur-Balodabazar Road on Sunday, police said. Chief Minister's elder brother Ashok Singh and his wife Aarti Singh, their assistant Naresh Som and driver S Shivan were...
  • Advertorial: Sight ambassadors - the first ever social media app for eye donation 10-02-2014 12:22 PM

    SIGHT AMBASSADORS -the FIRST ever social media app for EYE DONATION was launched, as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility. This application was launched during an eye donation event in Anna University. The 'Sight Ambassadors' app received more than 200 applications from students and members of Society of Electrical and...
  • Indian-origin parents arrested in US toddler death case 31-01-2014 10:58 PM

    Indian-origin parents of a 19-month-old baby, who died of head injuries after his babysitter got angry and dumped him on the floor, have been arrested and charged in the US state of Connecticut. Kinjal Patel, 27, the Indian-origin babysitter, has already been charged in the case with manslaughter in the...
  • Suchitra Sen's condition deteriorates, shifted to CCU 30-12-2013 10:22 AM

    Kolkata: The condition of legendary actress Suchitra Sen, hospitalised after a respiratory infection, deteriorated today. She complained of breathlessness last evening after which she was shifted to the Coronary Care Unit of a super-speciality hospital where she was admitted on December 23. A source at the Belle Vue Clinic told...
  • BenQ launches ultra-slim monitors with flicker-free resolution at Rs 6,900 onwards 15-12-2013 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Digital technology firm BenQ launched ultra slim monitors with low blue LED light, flicker-free super resolution and mobile-to-big-screen mobile high definition link (MHL) connectivity. The complete range of Eye care monitors - which include EW2440L, EW2740L, GW2760HS, VL2040AZ - for home and entertainment purpose are priced in the...
  • Republicans consider short-term US debt ceiling increase 10-10-2013 09:52 AM

    US House of Representatives Republicans are considering signing on to a short-term increase in the government's borrowing authority to buy time for negotiations on broader policy measures, according to a Republican leadership aide. How long the increase might suffice - a few weeks or a few months - was unclear....
  • World View: Will US shutdown affect India? 04-10-2013 09:58 PM

    US President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. ...
  • In first day of US shutdown, no sign how it will end 02-10-2013 08:03 AM

    President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. As police cordoned off landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial and government agencies stopped cancer...
  • US: Health insurance markets open; success to be seen 01-10-2013 12:27 PM

    Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time on Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care reforms, entering a world that is supposed to simplify the mysteries of health coverage but could end up making it even...
  • US: GOP demands lawmakers pay more for health care 01-10-2013 12:07 PM

    Washington: About 18,000 people - including members of Congress, all their aides, presidential appointees and even the president and vice president - would lose the employer-provided health insurance under the latest Republican condition for averting a government shutdown. The Democratic-controlled Senate rejected the measure on Monday night, an hour after...
  • Americans anxious, irritated as government shuts down 01-10-2013 10:03 AM

    From New York's Liberty Island to Alaska's Denali National Park, the US government closed its doors as a bitter budget fight idled hundreds of thousands of federal workers and halted all but the most critical government services for the first time in nearly two decades. A midnight deadline to avert...
  • US: Shutdown will 'throw wrench' into economy, says Barack Obama 01-10-2013 08:48 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama ramped up pressure on Republicans on Monday to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown, saying that failure to pass a short-term spending measure to keep agencies operating would "throw a wrench into the gears" of a recovering economy. Late Monday, Obama called Republican and Democratic congressional...
  • US: What's changing, what's not, in a shutdown 01-10-2013 07:32 AM

    Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended and panda-cams will go dark at the shuttered National Zoo. Those are among the immediate effects...
  • House Republicans push US government closer to a shutdown 29-09-2013 07:53 AM

    Washington:House Republicans on Saturday pushed the government to the edge of a partial shutdown next week, insisting that President Barack Obama's signature health care law be delayed a year in defiance of the White House and Democratic-controlled Senate. The House Republicans rejected a Senate bill passed on Friday that would...
  • New mental health care bill to decriminalise suicide 21-08-2013 07:00 PM

    The new mental health care bill, which seeks to decriminalise suicide and makes access to affordable mental health care a right for all, was introduced in Rajya Sabha this week. For the first time in the history of criminal law reform in the country, Mental Health Care Bill, 2013 seeks...
  • BJP opposes Govt move to convert hospital into child institute 18-08-2013 12:20 PM

    Noida: BJP on Sunday opposed the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to convert a super-speciality hospital building here into a child care institute. The Akhilesh Yadav government has decided to change the the usage of the hospital building and had planned to inaugurate the child care institute on August 15 but...
  • Will ensure medical insurance for all if voted to power: BJP 09-08-2013 02:44 AM

    Stressing on the need to strengthen social security system in the country, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Thursday said he will ensure medical insurance for all if his party is voted to power. "Health services are becoming costlier and people living in villages and huts can't afford it due to...
  • Maharashtra admits to large scale child malnutrition deaths 06-08-2013 01:38 AM

    Maharashtra's Minister for Tribal Development Madhukar Pichad admitted in Thane on Monday that large scale malnutrition deaths occurred in Thane district of Maharashtra due to non-availability of proper medical infrastructure and health care facilities. Pichad said this while visiting the predominantly tribal Jawhar and Mokhada talukas of Thane district on...
  • Emergency care facility on Gorgon-Jaipur stretch of NH-8 29-07-2013 11:01 PM

    The government on Monday launched a facility for emergency care for accident victims on Gorgon-Jaipur stretch of NH-8. Minister for Road Transport and Highways Oscar Fernandes on Monday launched six life support ambulances to be used exclusively for urgently transporting accident victims to the nearby hospitals. Fernandes today launched a...
  • Delhi: Metro rated as most the comfortable public transport 28-07-2013 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: Passengers in a survey have said that the Delhi Metro was the most comfortable mode of commuting in the city. The survey covered more than 85,000 respondents during the 'Customer Satisfaction Week' from July 15 to 21 and again on July 26, at the top 22 Metro stations...
  • Next James Bond film to be titled 'Devil May Care'? 14-07-2013 11:30 AM

    Los Angeles: Director Sam Mendes and actor Daniel Craig are back with 24th film in the James Bond film series. It is reportedly titled 'Devil May Care'. The title is based on an eponymous novel, written to commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of James Bond novels' creator Ian Fleming, reports...
  • Baby Blossoms: A new baby care Android app built by Indian developers 21-06-2013 05:42 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala-headquartered Mind Media Innovations has developed a new smartphone app on baby care to help young parents with baby rearing tips. The app 'Baby Blossoms' has been developed for Android platform. It keeps parents informed about nearby baby shops and hospitals, and even gives a list of names...
  • Nurses pivotal to health care system: Pranab Mukherjee 13-05-2013 05:59 AM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said nursing has evolved into a modern medical profession and nurses have become an indispensable part of the country's health care system. "Nurses form a large part of the health workforce and are the backbone of the health care system. They are pivotal...
  • Finland best place to be a mother; India behind China, Pakistan 08-05-2013 05:47 PM

    Beijing: Finland has topped the list of countries where mothers enjoy the best conditions in the world, while India ranks a low 142nd, below China and Pakistan, according to a new global report. The annual report called 'State of World's Mothers 2013' was issued by an international NGO "Save the...