DRDO dismisses Patanjali’s claim on 2DG drug

Patanjali has done nothing much, they did publish a paper but it was based on our study, DRDO said. Gurugram: TheDefense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has said that Patanjali had nothing to do with the research of their new drug 2DG. This comes in response to Patanjali Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Acharya Balkrishna’s claim that the newly-launched […]

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Lockdown: Roadblock between shopkeepers and income

The shopkeepers are facing a lot of difficulties in their work due to the lockdown. NOIDA: The pandemic has largely affected the shopkeepers in Delhi and NCR in many ways. Most of the shopkeeper’s business has decreased by 50%, some shopkeepers have removed their workers as they don’t have money to give to them and […]

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“Seriously” Consider Waiving Custom On Black Fungus Drug: Delhi HC to Centre

At least 600 cases of black fungus have been reported in Delhi so far amidst a short supply of the Amphotericin B drug.  New Delhi– While recognizing that there is a shortage of black fungus treatment drugs in the country, the Delhi High Court asked the Centre to waive the custom duties on the drugs being imported […]

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A wave that flooded Indore’s healthcare system.

Indore: The acute shortage of oxygen, beds and medical supplies in the city has shone light on the glaring problem in the healthcare system. This has led to the loss of thousands of lives. Shailendra Tiwari, a city resident lost his brother amid the second wave. “Almost a month ago, we were all preparing for […]

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Abandonment and Disposal: A struggle or choice

While industries across the nation find a way to deal with waste and products of ‘no commercial value’ to them, the dairy industry looks out to NGOs and organizations to take care of their non-productive living bi-products. Bangalore: Waking up before the sunrise, cleaning the udder, slowly pulling down the base of teat to squeeze […]

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The Uncovered Reality: Disparity in slums in Bangalore

The Uncovered Reality: Disparity in slums in Bangalore

Slum dwellers residing in non-notified slums still struggle to get the sanitation facility, KSDB fails to provide resources due to lack of funds. Bangalore: As per the survey done by the Karnataka Slum Development Board, there are around 2804 slums in Karnataka. Out of which there are 597 slums in Bangalore. And only 387 are […]

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The suffering of teachers amidst pandemic

Teachers have been suffering since the past one year from salary to health. Ahmedabad: The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the education sector globally. Six million teachers in India work as front-line workers to ensure that the learning continues. When the school switched to online mode, it fell on the shoulders of teachers to learn technical […]

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Lockdown Triggers Mental Health Issues Among Men.

By Priyanka Ghosh                                                                                 26/05/2021 Bangalore:The number of depression cases continue to rise among men post lockdown. Unemployment, loneliness, isolation, marital issues and being stuck in the homes contributed to it. At the same time many people also lost their jobs and were not able to meet their family and friends which in turn contributed to […]

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Bengaluru women alone suffer the burden of family planning

The health department of Karnataka achieved half of its mandated targets of sterilization, condom distribution in 2018-2019. For me, family planning is about the ideal family: parents and two children, said Latika Chaudhury (40), a senior coordinator and homemaker from Electronic City. “(Family) planning is required not only for planning the number of children, but […]

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Fear of Covid-19 makes cancer patient suffer

Cancer patients were afraid to visit a hospital because of the fear of COVID-19 which led them into an advanced cancer stage Nearly 20% of the newly diagnosed patients are coming up late for the follow ups after entering the advanced stage of cancer which sometimes becomes hard to cure and sometimes even incurable. Recently […]

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