Family, friends major source of COVID-19 infections, says French Health Minister

Family, friends major source of COVID-19 infections, says French Health Minister

PARIS: Gatherings of family are a major source of COVID-19 infections, French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Thursday, adding the spread of the disease had accelerated in the last weeks.“If everyone reduced his number of social contacts, this would help reduce the spread of the virus”, he said during a press conference. Five people […]

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Rs 516 crore Kosi Rail Mahasetu in poll-bound Bihar today

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Rs 516 crore Kosi Rail Mahasetu in poll-bound Bihar today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge in Bihar on Friday (September 18, 2020). The bridge is 1.9 kilometres long and has been constructed at a cost of Rs 516 crores.As per a statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the Kosi Mega Bridge project was sanctioned by […]

Fashion DesignerSharbari Dutta dies of stroke

Fashion DesignerSharbari Dutta dies of stroke

Kolkata:  Eminent fashion designer Sharbari Dutta died following a stroke at her residence in Kolkata, her family said. She was 63. Dutta, who lived alone, was found dead in the washroom of her home at Broad Street Thursday evening. She was not reachable on phone since morning, the family said.The doctors diagnosed stroke as the […]

Border standoff: India says China should work with it for complete disengagement in eastern Ladakh

Border standoff: India says China should work with it for complete disengagement in eastern Ladakh

New Delhi: India on Thursday said China should sincerely work with it for complete disengagement of troops at the earliest from all friction areas including Pangong lake and take steps to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ladakh. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said India hoped the Chinese side would strictly respect and observe the […]

Ayurveda doyen P. R. Krishnakumar dies of COVID-19

Ayurveda doyen P. R. Krishnakumar dies of COVID-19

P.R. Krishnakumar, Chancellor of Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore, and the managing director of the Arya Vaidya Pharmacy (Coimbatore) Limited, died of COVID-19 in Coimbatore late on Wednesday. He was 69.A recipient of Padma Shri, who played a major role in the preparation of the Ayush protocol, Krishnakumar was […]

Former Congress MLA George Mercier is dead

Former Congress MLA George Mercier is dead

Thiruvananthapuram: Former Congress MLA George Mercier died at a private hospital here on Wednesday following liver-related illness, party sources said. The 68-year old leader was admitted to the hospital a few days ago and the end came on Wednesday evening, they said. Mercier, a member of the KPCC executive committee, represented Kovalam constituency in the […]

Pakistan ‘epicenter of terrorism’; persecutes Hindus, Sikhs, Christians: India at Geneva

Pakistan ‘epicenter of terrorism’; persecutes Hindus, Sikhs, Christians: India at Geneva

Geneva: Describing Pakistan as an ?epicenter of terrorism?, India has said that no one deserves an unsolicited lecture on human rights from Islamabad that has consistently persecuted its ethnic and religious minorities including Hindus, Sikhs and Christians Exercising the Right of Reply to the statements made by Pakistan at the 45th session of the Human […]

Court restrains media from publishing trial of rape case against Franco Mulakkal

Court restrains media from publishing trial of rape case against Franco Mulakkal

Kottayam,: A local court has restrained the print and electronic media from publishing any matter relating to the trial in the alleged rape of a nun by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, without its permission. Additional Sessions Judge Gopakumar G issued the order, restraining the media from publishing any matter relating to the trial and procedures of […]

add Health & Science New potential breast cancer drug identified

add Health & Science New potential breast cancer drug identified

Scientists, including an Indian-American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies.The first-in-class molecule shuts down oestrogen-sensitive breast cancer in a new way, researchers said.First-in-class drugs are those that work by a unique mechanism – in this case a molecule that […]