Organs

  • Proud moment: Saudi agriculturists to take lessons from Jhunjhunu farmers 09-04-2014 11:02 PM

    A delegation of agriculturists arrived in Jhunjhunu on Wednesdayfrom Saudi Arabia to study practise of organic farming adopted by local farmers inJhunjhunu. The nine-member delegation will study organic farming in villages of Jhunjhunu district for a few days. The visit is coordinated by Morarka foundation, an organisation which promotes organic...
  • Not paid for donating kidney, medicial techician commits suicide 06-04-2014 10:41 PM

    The body of a man, who allegedly committed suicide after being upset over not being paid for donating his kidney, was found at a bus stand in Nawabganj area in Kanpur district. The body of 46-year-old medicial techician, Anand Swaroop was found under mysterious circumstances near Rawatpur bus stand in...
  • Rishi Kapoor appeals to the public to donate organs, pledges his own 23-03-2014 06:26 PM

    Chandigarh: Actor Rishi Kapoor pledged to donate organs. After distributing prizes to the winners of 'Transplant Games 2014' at PGIMER in Chandigarh, the 61-year-old veteran actor signed the pledge to be an organ donor. Rishi appealed to the general public to come forward for this noble cause and donate organs...
  • CJ Show: Making organic colours for Holi 17-03-2014 11:08 AM

    CJ Madumipta Puri runs a workshop called 'Trash to cash' a unique opportunity for differently-abled people to make a living by producing organic colours from waste flowers picked up from temples and other places. ...
  • A new year for DRDO

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    Right folks, it is the beginning of the year (well, we are still in the first quarter at least) and 'Geek at Large' has decided...

  • CM for quick release of Rs 300 crore from Centre for road repair 29-01-2014 06:37 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has sought immediate release of Rs 300 crore from the Centre to the Border Roads Organization (BRO) for repairing the vast network of damaged roads in calamity-hit Uttarakhand. Bahuguna met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Delhi on Tuesday and said that there was widespread resentment...
  • 22 farmers from Afghanistan reach Patna to learn farming techniques 16-01-2014 02:37 PM

    A team of farmers from Afghanistan are in Bihar to study and learn farming techniques, a minister said on Thursday. "The team of 22 Afghanistan farmers, including women, are in Bihar's agriculture field to study and learn techniques for cultivation of mango, litchi and other cash crops," Bihar Agriculture Minister...
  • Website to be launched on Jan 26 to promote organ donation 09-01-2014 05:51 PM

    A website in English and Hindi would be launched from January 26 in Indoreto promote organ transplantation and its donation after death. The bilingual website would make available a detailed database regarding organ transplant and its donation after the death of a person, official sources said on Thursday. Information about...
  • WTO reaches its first ever trade deal at Bali meeting 07-12-2013 01:46 PM

    Bali: The World Trade Organization reached its first ever trade reform deal on Saturday to the roar of approval from nearly 160 ministers who had gathered on the Indonesian island of Bali to decide on the make-or-break agreement that could add $1 trillion to the global economy. The approval came...
  • Kerala: Parents donate organs of brain dead son 13-10-2013 07:21 PM

    In a noble gesture, parents of a 19-year-old youth, who was declared brain dead after a road mishap two days ago, have donated their son's organs to five persons. Prajeesh, a second-year college student, met with the tragedy when a car collided with the bike he was travelling at Chandavila...
  • Full text of the announcement of Nobel Peace Prize 2013 11-10-2013 02:43 PM

    Oslo: The Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday announced the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013 which has been awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons. Here is the full text of the announcement of Nobel Peace Prize 2013: The...
  • Haryana CM to reward village boy selected for NASA astronaut programme 14-09-2013 09:18 AM

    A teenaged village boy, selected by US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for its astronaut training programme, will be rewarded by the Haryana government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Friday. The Haryana government will honour Ashish Kumar with its Pratibha Samman, said Hooda, adding he will also...
  • A 3D printer that can create organs at the touch of a button 07-09-2013 11:26 AM

    London: Scientists have created a 3D printing device that could soon be used to make tailor-made transplant organs at the click of a button. The breakthrough by British experts involves a special print head nozzle that can dispense a wide range of different materials highly accurately. The nozzle, called the...
  • To live and die with dignity, we need Morphine at Hospitals 04-09-2013 12:32 PM

    A million people with cancer and many millions more with other incurable diseases are in agonizing pain in India due to the lack of availability of morphine and other Opioid medicines (An Opioid is any psychoactive chemical that resembles morphine in its pharmacological effects). The World Health Organization (WHO) states...
  • Iran has 18,000 uranium centrifuges, says outgoing nuclear chief 18-08-2013 12:00 PM

    Iran has installed 18,000 uranium-enrichment centrifuges, the country's outgoing nuclear chief was quoted as saying by Iranian media on Saturday. The US and its Western allies are pressing Iran to curb its uranium enrichment programme, which they suspect is aimed at developing a nuclear weapons capability, but Iran refuses and...
  • Aamir Khan keen on donating organs, says Kiran Rao 14-08-2013 03:53 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who has taken a pledge to donate her organs, reveals that her actor-filmmaker husband Aamir Khan is also keen to follow in her footsteps. "Aamir is definitely keen to donate his organs as well," Kiran told reporters at an organ donation camp Tuesday. She was present...
  • India Positive: Stories of good work and pride 10-08-2013 06:56 PM

    At a time when more than 3,000 patients die every year for want of organ donors, a family in Delhi has saved 35 lives by pledging its son's organs. The Junejas who lost their only son Anmol in an accident, have saved 35 lives so far by harvesting their son's...
  • Delhi: Parents pledge brain-dead son's organs, save 35 lives 06-08-2013 09:19 AM

    New Delhi: At a time when more than 3,000 patients die every year for want of organ donors, a family in Delhi has saved 35 lives by pledging its son's organs. The Junejas who lost their only son Anmol in an accident, have saved 35 lives so far by harvesting...
  • Australia named 'happiest' developed nation again 28-05-2013 05:40 PM

    London: Australia has been ranked as the world's happiest nation among developed economies for third year in a row, with a whopping 84 per cent of the country's population saying they are satisfied with their lives. The overall strength of its economy won Australia the top position in the Better...
  • US, Latin America must strengthen economies: Obama 04-05-2013 07:30 AM

    San Jose: President Barack Obama came to Latin America eager to move the region's relationship with the US beyond fighting drugs and organized crime, yet the pervasive problems still trailed him throughout his three-day trip to Mexico and Costa Rica. In the Costa Rican capital on Friday, Obama defended his...
  • Shifting gangrape survivor to Singapore was avoidable: Surgeon 28-12-2012 06:55 PM

    Dr Naimish Mehta of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said there is nothing that the Singapore hospital has which those in India don't have. ...
  • China to end dependence on prisoners for organs 22-11-2012 07:14 PM

    Beijing: China's reliance on organ transplants from condemned prisoners will end within two years as more people are coming forward to donate as demonstrated by a trial project, a senior Chinese official said. From March 2010 to the end of September 2012, the trial consisted of 465 donation cases, which...
  • An Interview with Mallika Dutt, president and CEO of Breakthrough

    The One World Blog |  Manu Bhagavan
    Mallika Dutt is the founder of the groundbreaking human rights organization Breakthrough, where she serves as President and CEO. Breakthrough combines innovative new technologies with...

  • For some, Facebook is a route to new kidney 02-01-2012 06:51 PM

    Seattle: Here's another reason for holdouts to join the social media site Facebook: It's a great place to find a kidney. Between the kid photos and reminiscences about high school, more and more pleas for help from people with failing kidneys are popping up. Facebook and other social media sites...
  • No problem if there's growth: Murugappa Group 02-11-2011 11:38 AM

    A Vellayan (Murugappa group) Age: 58 Profile: Chairman of Chennai-based Murugappa Group Rank: 55 Family wealth: $ 1.02 billion Insights: - Wants to stick to values such as integrity and trust - But says decision making will have to be faster Sometime in 1945, AMM Vellayan, the second son of...