Boys preferred over girls for free heart treatment: Study

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:16

Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Highlighting the apparent gender bias in northern India, fewer girl children suffering from congenital heart diseases are brought for treatment in comparison to boys even when the treatment is provided free of cost, finds a new study.


Two years of 'high-flying' Modi short on delivery: Shiv Sena

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:44

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The Shiv Sena presented its own report card on Thursday on the second anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, terming him a "high-flier" who is strong on announcements but short on delivery.


HC puts on hold Haryana's job quota for Jats,others

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:34

Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) The Haryana government's recent notification according 10 percent job reservation on Jat and five other communities was put on hold by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday.


Sooner or later China will change: Tibetan PM-in-exile

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:30

Dharamsala, May 26 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay, who will take the oath of office for his second consecutive term here on Friday, is hopeful that sooner or later China will change for the better.


Japan seeks 15,000 nurses from Manipur

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:26

Imphal, May 26 (IANS) The Japanese government has sought services of at least 15,000 nurses from Manipur, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said.


3 killed in Dombivli factory blast

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:20

Thane (Maharashtra), May 26 (IANS) At least three workers were killed and several more injured in a suspected boiler blast in a private company in the MIDC industrial complex in Dombivli city here on Thursday morning, police said.


Jharkhand plans to improve its education system

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 13:00

Ranchi, May 26 (IANS) Districts without colleges, schools without desks, benches and electricity, and students moving out of the state to pursue an education. It's a grim reality but Jharkhand's Raghubar Das government is gearing up to change this for the better, an official said.


Modi government two years of disappointment: Congress

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:58

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday described the two years of the Narendra Modi government as disappointing because it had failed on all fronts, including in reviving the economy.


Italian marine Salvatore Girone can leave India: SC

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:44

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on thursday cleared the decks for the return of Italian marine Sergeant Major Salvatore Girone - who along with Chief Master Sergeant Massimiliano Latorre is accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala's coast in February 2012 - to leave India as it relaxed its earlier bail conditions.