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UN chief saddened by loss of life, destruction due to heavy rains in India, South East Asia

Monsoon flooding has also affected Myanmar, where 21,000 people – many of whom have been affected by the conflict there – have been displaced in Kachin and Rakhine states.

What is Typhoon Mangkhut?

Though Typhoon Mangkhut has now been downgraded, experts say Mangkhut may well end up being the deadlier storm, as it has already claimed over 60 lives with more than dozens missing. The typhoon is expected to further weaken into a tropical depression by Tuesday.


Giloe: Ayurvedic cure for viral fevers,helps better immunity

Giloe has been reported to help treat dengue in early stages without any side-effects.

Punjab to unveil new investment policy from April,says Sukhbir

The Punjab government is all set to unveil ‘New Industrial Promotion Policy’ focusing on inclusive growth from April 1 this year,Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said,on Tuesday.

New winds from Arabia

There are signs that Saudi Arabia is moving away from a Wahabist vision of Islam towards one that includes dialogue.

Coming soon: Harley Davidson ‘made in India’

To start building two new models in India in Q1 of 2014.


R-Jio,Vodafone join consortium to build undersea cable system

The cable system is expected to carry commercial traffic by end of 2014.

KGMU to be awarded for developing model bio-medical waste management practices

King George Medical University’s bio-medical waste management system has received ‘Special Recognition Award’ from United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) and World Health Organisation (WHO),for developing model bio-medical waste management practices.

New HIV cases down by 56% in India: UNAIDS

UNAIDS’s World AIDS Day report for 2011,which was released,revealed a dramatic decrease of 56 per cent between 1996 and 2010

Virtual Smokescreen

India has become one of the biggest markets for e-cigarettes which have also made their presence felt in Europe and other countries.