'Two-third diphtheria patients not vaccinated, 23% die'

CHANDIGARH, Jan. 24 -- A study conducted at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) and published in January has found that cases of diphtheria -a deadly bacterial infect... Read More

Dharmendra Pradhan launches new reforms, guidelines to strengthen Jan Shikshan Santhans (JSS)

New Delhi, Jan. 24 -- In a bid to boost skill training and entrepreneurship in the remotest corners of the country, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Petrole... Read More


CHANDIGARH, Jan. 24 -- Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will conduct entrance test OPENMAT-XLV for admissions in master of business administration (MBA) programme for July, 2019, cycle, ... Read More

National Girl Child Day celebrated at SIE Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan. 24 -- SIE Kashmir on Thursday organised a thought provoking programme. The day is celebrated every year in India to promote awareness about the rights of the girl. The theme of 2019 for... Read More

Nepal Medical Association serves 72-hour ultimatum to government to hold talks with Dr KC

Kathmandu, Jan. 24 -- Nepal Medical Association has served a 72-hour ultimatum to the government to form a talks committee to save the life of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging an indefinite hunger ... Read More

Edu dept: Pay slashed salaries to contractual teachers

PATIALA, Jan. 24 -- After the termination of services of five teachers, the education department officials have now directed the district heads to pay decreased salaries to the teachers, who have not ... Read More

Ten things to know about Nigeria's new disability law

Nigeria, Jan. 24 -- President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed into law, the Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act. The bill which has lingered in the National Assemb... Read More

UN says weak enforcement of laws worsening environmental crisis

Nairobi, Jan. 24 -- Environmental threats like climate change and pollution are linked to lethargic enforcement of laws governing management of vital ecosystems, says a report released on Thursday by ... Read More

Maharashtra hikes fees for postgraduate courses at 3 private medical colleges

MUMBAI, Jan. 24 -- Weeks after slashing the fees for post-graduation courses at four private medical colleges for the coming academic year, the state fee regulating authority (FRA), during its meeting... Read More

Opinion| Politics is still considered a man's world. Why this must change

India, Jan. 24 -- Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Sadhana Singh, a legislator from Uttar Pradesh's Mughalsarai, recently courted controversy after attacking Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati with ca... Read More