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  • Facebook: Unintentionally uploaded email contacts of 1.5Mln users

    California, Facebook Inc said said it 'unintentionally uploaded' the email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, without their knowledge or consent, a spokesperson for the networking giant said in a statement on Thursday. In early April, Facebook was asking some users to enter...

  • Will India vote for a PM who gave new pace to foreign policy?

    New Delhi, The BJP is in triumphant mood in the run up to the elections. Some of its leaders are cautious though about the limitations too – as had happened in 2004 and the saffron outfit saw 'India Shining' boomerang. But it goes without saying that in terms of policy matters, several BJP...

  • WHO expresses concern over surge in cost of medicines

    United Nation, While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today's costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organisation (WHO). 'This is a...

  • Jallianwala Bagh massacre 1919: Apology missing

    Amritsar, Exactly a century ago on this day, the soil of Jallianwala Bagh turned red. On April 13, 1919, on the harvest festival of 'Baisakhi', thousands of people, in Britain-ruled India, assembled at Jallianwala Bagh to protest against the then introduced Rowlatt Act by the British...

  • First-ever black hole image: Scientists revel in breakthrough

    London, The first-ever image of a black hole -- an object or region of space that has collapsed in on itself resulting in a huge amount of mass being concentrated in a very small area -- has been released. According to an Euronews report, the picture was unveiled at simultaneous press...

  • Delhi-NCR: Most Muslims read Hindi newspapers

    New Delhi: There is a popular perception that most Muslims in India read Urdu newspapers; but a media survey in the Delhi-NCR has revealed that a major part of their population reads the Hindi newspapers despite 'anti-Muslim bias, hostile editorial policy and lack of coverage.'According to the...

  • Indelible ink - indelible mark of democracy!

    Shimla, India is busy in celebrating the festival of democracy! The process of General Election for the 17th Lok Sabha is on and will conclude with the results on 23rd May this year. One thing that is very important in this festival of democracy is the indelible ink! This ink...

  • Around 800 million people still lack full coverage of essential health services: WHO

    7th of April - World Health Day: Theme of the day this year is Universal Health Coverage, 'Health for All: Everyone, Everywhere' 65 million people are pushed into poverty because of health spending; Quality primary care key to advancing universal health coverage New Delhi,: The World Health...

  • Great Barrier Reef: Mass decline in 'coral babies'

    Sydney, The number of new corals on Australia's Great Barrier Reef has plunged by 89 per cent since unprecedented bleaching events in 2016 and 2017, scientists say. The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia, is the largest living thing on Earth, and even...

  • Indian predicted Neptune's New Moon

    New Delhi: Dr J J Rawal, the then Research Director, Nehru Planetarium, Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai and currently, the President of the Indian Planetary Society, way back in 1981 and 1989 has predicted the existence of Neptune's New Moon. He predicted on the basis of formation of the...

  • Gender inequity remains a challenge in health workforce

    Kolkata, : Gender inequity remains a challenge in the health workforce, with too few women making critical decisions and leading the work. WHO, the Global Health Workforce Network, and Women in Global Health has launched a report at the Commission on the Status of Women to describe the...

  • Depression: Not sign of weakness!

    New Delhi: 'Depression is not a sign of weakness -- it means you've been strong for far too long...' Though the snippet pitches in larger stigma around mental health problems, yet sensitisation through various therapeutic activities will always show the way forward in tackling mental...

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