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  • India is facing huge cancer crisis: Experts 13-04-2014 06:35 PM

    London: India is facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment causing large-scale problems, experts said. Every year in India, around one million new cancer cases are diagnosed and around 600,000 to 700,000 people die from cancer in India, with this death toll projected to...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested 07-04-2014 08:02 AM

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said. Meanwhile, his sonKundan Verma,...
  • Three students arrested in connection with PMT scam 02-04-2014 08:30 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Tuesday arrested three students and their fathers in connection with the multi-crore pre-medical test (PMT) scam, police said. Amit Kanse and his father Satyam, Ravindra Kharte and his father Madan and Rinki Jhauvri and her father Ramprakash, all residents of adjoining Dewas district,...
  • Toshiba, SanDisk sue Hynix over suspected flash memory technology leak 14-03-2014 12:49 PM

    Tokyo: Partners Toshiba Corp of Japan and SanDisk Corp of the United States separately filed civil lawsuits against South Korea's SK Hynix Inc, seeking damages over the suspected theft of data related to their flagship flash memory chip technology used in smartphones and tablet computers. SK Hynix said on Friday...
  • Looking back at the days of practising surgery

    Just Asking |  S K Srivastava
    Having practiced surgery, in public and also in private sector hospitals, I am full of memories - of gratitude, of indifference and threats, dejection and...

  • Delhi woman suffers burn injuries after acid attack 03-03-2014 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old woman suffered burn injuries after two bike-borne men threw acid on her in Nangloi area of west Delhi on Sunday. The victim, who is married, was on her way to the market in Nangloi where the two men followed her on bike and the pillion rider...
  • CJ highlights inadequate medical facilities at a Mumbai hospital 24-02-2014 12:08 AM

    CJ Abhay Kumar Jha reports on the lack of facilities in Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital. He says that due to lack of medical staff and adequate beds for patients, many are forced to live on the streets waiting for their appointment. Through his CJ report, he wants the authorities to...
  • Police destroy Naxal memorials, seize explosives 23-02-2014 07:56 AM

    Police have destroyed 'memorials' built by the Naxals and seized explosives during an operation in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. Bijapur district police on Saturday said that the anti-Naxal campaign was undertaken by police and the CRPF jointly between February 15 to 20. Police teams started from Awapalli village, and...
  • Two brothers recreate childhood photos as a gift to their mum 11-02-2014 11:46 AM

    Wondering what to get your mother for her birthday? These guys might be of some help. Two brothers recreate their childhood photos as a gift to their mother. Their adorable then-and-now photos are a testimony that they'd always be their mamma's boys and growing up definitely hasn't changed anything. Their...
  • Mamata Banerjee a best-selling author at Kolkata Book Fair 31-01-2014 09:39 PM

    Guess who is the hottest-selling author at the ongoing Kolkata Book Fair? Not Chetan Bhagat or Vikram Seth, but West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Sales figures at the annual book fair, deemed one of the largest in the world, demonstrate that Mamata has emerged quite a literary sensation. "The...
  • Wrestlers leave for US tourney sans Sushil; Yogeshwar doubtful 15-01-2014 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt have opted out of travelling with the 10-strong Indian wrestling contingent, which will leave for the Dave Schultz Memorial International tournament in Colorado Springs from January 30 to February 1, on Wednesday night. Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil and London Games bronze...
  • PMT scam: 153 medical students suspended for admission using 'unfair means' 15-01-2014 02:52 PM

    Over 150 students have been suspended by the deans of three medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly using "unfair means" to clear Pre-Medical Tests (PMT) conducted between 2006 and 2012 to secure admission to MBBS course. Confirming this, Director, Medical Education Dr SS Khushwaha said that all these 153...
  • Jharkhand to have 4 out of 58 proposed cancer hospitals in India: Jairam Ramesh 13-01-2014 09:35 AM

    Jharkhand will have four out of the 58 proposed cancer hospitals to be set up in the country, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday. "In the next three years 58 hospitals are coming up in the country, four of which will be set up in Jharkhand. Development...
  • Naseemuddin, Kushwaha among 19 booked in Dalit memorial scam 02-01-2014 12:32 PM

    BSP chief Mayawati's close aide Naseemuddin Siddiqui and former minister Babu Singh Kushwaha were among 19 people booked on Wednesday for their alleged role in Rs 1,400 crore scam in construction of Dalit memorials and parks in Uttar Pradesh. Along with the two former BSP ministers, former joint director of...
  • No memorial for Ghalib at his birthplace, Agra 27-12-2013 07:39 PM

    Friday marked the 216th birth anniversary of Mirza Asad Ullah Khan "Ghalib". In Agra, the city of the Urdu poet and cultural icon's birth, there is no proper memorial to him. There is not even a lane in the city named after him. At the place of his birth, the...
  • 28-year-old woman delivers 10 stillborn babies on the way to hospital 17-12-2013 11:00 AM

    In an extremely rare case, a 28-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh delivered 10 babies - but all stillborn, a doctor said on Monday. Anju Kushwaha from Koti village in Satna district was being taken to the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial hospital, 125 km away in neighbouring Rewa district, after she went...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on SC verdict on 377 and Lal Batti 15-12-2013 02:34 PM

    This week on the The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal. Also on the show, India pays tribute at the Mandela Memorial, Supreme Court verdict on Lal Batti (Red Beacon). ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha salutes the anti-aparthied leader Nelson Mandela 15-12-2013 02:34 PM

    Cyrus Broacha takes on India pays tribute at the Mandela Memorial. Nelson Mandela, the man who demolished the much despised apartheid policy of racial segregation and went on to become South Africa's first black president, died on Thursday at the age of 95. ...
  • Watch: Nelson Mandela laid to rest in Qunu 15-12-2013 01:29 PM

    Nelson Mandela's funeral service is going on at his hometown Qunu. Here is an exclusive look at the spot where Mandela has been laid to rest on Sunday. ...
  • Interpreter at Mandela's memorial made mistake, admits SA government 13-12-2013 11:18 AM

    The South African government has now admitted that while the interpreter at the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's memorial made some mistakes, he was not a fake. The interpreter has also defended himself by saying his portfolio of work speaks for itself but has also said that he suffers from schizophrenia....
  • Watch: 'Fake' interpreter for deaf at Nelson Mandela's funeral made up his own sign language 12-12-2013 10:13 AM

    Johannesburg: As one world leader after another paid homage to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service, the man standing at arm's length from them appeared to interpret their words in sign language. But advocates for the deaf say he was a faker. The incident, which outraged deaf people and sign-language...
  • Watch: Cameron defends Mandela memorial 'selfie' in UK Parliament 12-12-2013 09:59 AM

    British Prime Minister David Cameron found himself in a spot of bother after he posed for a self portrait with Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. So much so that Cameron had to defend himself in Parliament on Wednesday saying the photo was only in tribute to Mandela who...
  • Watch: Pranab Mukherjee pays tribute to Mandela at his memorial 11-12-2013 03:25 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday paid tribute to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela at his memorial. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-12-2013 11:51 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Captain James' wife asks PM to bring him back 10-12-2013 09:21 PM

    It has been eight days since the body of her 11-year-old son has been kept in the morgue in the hope that her husband Captain Sunil James gets back to see him for one last time and perform his last rites. ...
  • Nelson Mandela reminded us of Mahatma Gandhi's principles: Pranab 10-12-2013 08:43 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee, who was at the at the Memorial Service for the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, said he reminded of the principles that Mahatma Gandhi stood for. He said, "His life and struggles which represented hope for the down trodden not only in South Africa but all over the...
  • Mandela taught the true meaning of forgiveness: Pranab 10-12-2013 07:58 PM

    Johannesburg: Calling him a venerated elder and a great soul, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said India has no doubt that the world will honour the historic legacy of Nelson Mandela who taught the true meaning of forgiveness and reconciliation. Representing the government and the people of India, Mukherjee, one...
  • For Mandela, harsh island jail was a crucible 10-12-2013 05:15 PM

    Cape Town: A half-century ago Nelson Mandela was taken as a prisoner to Robben Island, 11 kilometers (seven miles) across the bay from Cape Town, where he would begin serving a life sentence for plotting to overthrow South Africa's racist apartheid system. The island jail was where Mandela became a...
  • Presidents, ministers, royalty at Mandela memorial 10-12-2013 04:17 PM

    Johannesburg: Dozens of foreign leaders were expected to arrive on Tuesday for the memorial service honoring former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg's FNB stadium. Here's a full list: Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Angolan Vice President Manuel Vincent. Argentinian Acting President Amado Boudou. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Bahamas'...