Indian genes helpful in battling coronavirus, reducing mortality rate: Study

Indian genes helpful in battling coronavirus, reducing mortality rate: Study

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Indian genes are helping battling coronavirus and reducing the mortality rate in comparison to the US and Europe, according to scientists including an expert from the Banaras Hindu University (BHU). The study is published in the PLOS ONE journal. A team comprising distinguished genetic experts from six institutions, led by Prof...

Kerala registers 4,351 cases on single day, CM blames Opp

Friday, 18 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday blamed the Opposition parties for the steep hike in Covid-19 patients seen in Kerala over the last few days. On Thursday, the State diagnosed 4,351 Covid-19 cases, the highest number of patients identified on a single day till date, said Vijayan in his daily...

TN sees 5,560 new patients

Friday, 18 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

Tamil Nadu is limping back to normalcy as the number of Covid-19 patients is coming down gradually in all districts barring Chennai and Coimbatore. On Thursday the State diagnosed 5,560 positive cases while 59 persons succumbed to the pandemic. The death toll in the State reached 8,618 on Thursday. There were...

ED files Prosecution Complaint against Shabir Shah’s wife

Friday, 18 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a Prosecution Complaint (chargesheet in police parlance) under Prevention of Money Laundering Act against Bilquies Shah, wife of Shabir Ahmad Shah, before a Special Court here in a terror funding case. This is a Supplementary Prosecution Complaint to an earlier one filed against Shabir Ahmad...

Chief of Army Staff takes stock of LoC situation

Friday, 18 September 2020 | PNS | Jammu

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General MM Naravane Thursday conducted first hand assessment of the prevailing security situation along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir. Immediately after landing in Srinagar General Naravane proceeded to the forward areas along with top brass of the Northern Command. Later in the day,...

Minister Jaleel grilled by NIA for 8 hrs

Friday, 18 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

KT Jaleel, Minister for Higher Education, was interrogated by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday for almost eight hours in connection with the Quran import scam, gold smuggling and violation of protocol guidelines by the former. Jaleel did not speak to the media. This is being seen as the continuation...

Political disaster stares at CPM: Kerala watchers

Friday, 18 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

The gold smuggling scam, the LIFE Mission corruption charges and the drug trafficking case with its origin in Bangalore in which the CPI(M) ministers and leaders stand accused have rejuvenated the opposition BJP and to a certain extent the Muslim League in Kerala. “The resignation or sacking of K T Jaleel,...

Another Pulwama-type terror strike averted

Friday, 18 September 2020 | PNS | Jammu

Another Pulwama type terror strike was averted by the joint teams of security forces after they stumbled upon 52 kgs of explosive material which included over 400 packets of explosives weighing 125 gm and 50 detonators during search operations near Karewa forest area of Gadikhal in Awantipora on Thursday. According to...

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27 September 2020 | Bhavna Dalal | Agenda

Krishna’s Manifests in Icons

27 September 2020 | Dr Asha Goswami | Agenda

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27 September 2020 | Dr Binay Singh | Agenda

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