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Kohima: Meet the new calendar girls. Their photo – complete with uniform and guns -- adorns the first page of the Assam Rifles 2017 calendar. The 127 women are not only part of the first women’s contingent of Assam...
London: Brain injuries, including concussions in childhood, can increase the risk of mental illness, poor school attainment as well as premature death, finds a study. The findings showed that people who had experienced a single mild, moderate or severe brain...
Mumbai: An ambitious government plan to upgrade the cities risks further marginalising poor and minority communities and hastening slum evictions, while failing to address the reasons villagers move to urban areas, campaigners said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Smart Cities Mission...
Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled instant Triple Talaq unconstitutional, saying the government will need to frame a new law. Muslim women have long argued that the law, which allows Muslim men to divorce their wives simply by uttering the word...
London: Working night shifts has little or no effect on a woman's breast cancer risk, says a study. The results could dismiss concerns raised by a review in 2007 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifying shift work...
New York: Gastrointestinal issues found in children with autism may be related to an increased reaction to stress, a finding that can lead to better treatment for the disorder, researchers say. Autism is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the...
For 16 years, T Venkataiah has worked virtually every single day to keep the streets of Hyderabad clean.
More than 4,500 'anganwadis' out of the nearly 53,000 such centres in Gujarat do not have drinking water facility while over 5,600 of them are running without toilets, according to state government statistics.
Vadnagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched an intensive immunisation drive from Gujarat's Vadnagar, saying no child should suffer from any vaccine-preventable disease. Through the 'Intensified Mission Indradhanush' or IMI, the government aims to reach every child below the...
New Delhi: Prostate cancer, the second most common cause of cancer and the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths among men worldwide, is rising in rural India, experts claim. Cancer projection data shows that the number of cases will be doubled...

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