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NIA nabs key conspirator in Parihar brothers killing case

NIA nabs key conspirator in Parihar brothers killing case

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Wednesday that it has arrested Malik Noor Mohammad Fayyaz, a key conspirator in the killing of Parihar brothers of Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir.



'India committed to focus on small and marginal farmers'

'India committed to focus on small and marginal farmers'

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Emphasising its focus on small and marginal farmers, India on Wednesday reiterated the ommitment to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and in making the country's agri-food systems sustainable.

Mamata meets Kejriwal, discusses political issues

Mamata meets Kejriwal, discusses political issues

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here on Wednesday evening and discussed current political issues.

Abnormal antibody response may up blood clot risk in Covid patients

Abnormal antibody response may up blood clot risk in Covid patients

London, July 28 (IASN) Inflammation and blood clotting seen in very severe cases of Covid-19 may be caused by the antibodies sent to fight the infectious disease activating unnecessary platelet activity in the lungs, according to researchers.

Spirituality, heritage, traditional cuisine mark German envoy's Amritsar visit (IANS Exclusive)

Spirituality, heritage, traditional cuisine mark German envoy's Amritsar visit (IANS Exclusive)

Chandigarh, July 28 (IANS) Spirituality, heritage and some traditional cuisine, all the ingredients nicely and properly blended to offer recipe for a perfect memorable trip of the German ambassador to Amritsar city in Punjab.

Pluc.tv launches new show 'Attention Please' to break stigma on adolescent sexual health

Pluc.tv launches new show 'Attention Please' to break stigma on adolescent sexual health

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's creator economy platform Pluc.tv announced the launch of their new show 'Attention Please'. The new show aired on Pluc.tv is an attempt to break the stigma around adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

Bommai joins long list of father-son duos who made it to hot seat

Bommai joins long list of father-son duos who made it to hot seat

Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Sworn in on Wednesday as Karnataka's thirtieth chief minister, Basavaraj Bommai also happens to be the son of a former chief minister. His father S.R. Bommai was chief minister of Karnataka in 1988-199. Basavaraj Bommai became the latest entrant in the elite father-son chief ministers club.

SC dismisses Kerala govt's plea in vandalism case, fate of Minister hangs in the balance

SC dismisses Kerala govt's plea in vandalism case, fate of Minister hangs in the balance

Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) With the Supreme Court on Wednesday, dismissing the plea of the Kerala government to withdraw the cases against the CPI-M leaders, including state Education Minister V. Sivankutty, for vandalism in the state Assembly in 2015, all eyes are now on Pinarayi Vijayan whether he will remove him or continue in the cabinet.

Covid: US CDC reimposes mask mandate for vaccinated people

Covid: US CDC reimposes mask mandate for vaccinated people

Washington, July 28 (IANS) Barely three months after suggesting that vaccinated people no longer needed to wear masks, indoors or out, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now recommended people to resume wearing masks amid the surging delta variant, the media reported.

Covid vax dramatically reduces infection, claims AFMS study

Covid vax dramatically reduces infection, claims AFMS study

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Covishield vaccine dramatically reduces fresh infections, claimed Indian Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) in a study which stated that after vaccination, there is 93 per cent reduction in fresh infection, while deaths are reduced by 98 per cent.