ICMR, Min of Health sign pact with S Korea's IVI for vaccine

R&DNew Delhi, Aug 21 The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Union Ministry of Health today inked a pact with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), South Korea to collaborate on...

Aug 21, 2017 9:05 PM | Newsscroll

UK to tighten van hiring rules to prevent terror attacks

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Aug 21 The UK is planning to tighten rules for hiring vans and large vehicles after the last week's terror attack in Barcelona in which a hired van was driven into...

Aug 21, 2017 8:39 PM | Newsscroll

The pill may lower risk of arthritis in women: study

London, Aug 19 Women who take the oral contraceptive pill for seven or more consecutive years are at a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a study claims.Researchers at Karolinska...

Aug 19, 2017 4:55 PM | Newsscroll

Ghosh-Sathiyan set up clash with top seeds in final

New Delhi, Aug 19 The Indian pair of Soumyajit Ghosh and G Sathiyan defeated compatriots Anothony Amalraj and Sanil Shetty to enter the men's doubles final of the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour...

Aug 19, 2017 4:04 PM | Newsscroll

US urges UN probe into experts' murder, but Congo is opposed

United Nations, Aug 18 The United States and Sweden have called for the United Nations to follow up initial inconclusive investigations into the murder of UN experts from their countries in Congo,...

Aug 18, 2017 7:04 AM | Newsscroll

Reduced kidney function ups risk of respiratory tract infections

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 : Beware! A study has recently warned that individuals with poor kidney function had an increased risk of developing infections acquired in the community - lower...

Aug 17, 2017 8:11 AM | Newsscroll

Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border after surprise meeting

Riyadh, Aug 17 Saudi Arabia said today it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj amid a monthslong rift between the neighbouring countries that led to both sides...

Aug 17, 2017 5:10 PM | Newsscroll

Air India launches direct flight to Sweden, connecting Delhi and Stockholm

New Delhi [India], August 17 : India's national air carrier Air India launched its first non-stop flight, the Dreamliner B-787, to Stockholm, Sweden, from Delhi on Wednesday. With an...

Aug 16, 2017 12:48 PM | Newsscroll

UN board: 2 experts likely murdered by Congo militia members

United Nations, Aug 17 A United Nations board of inquiry said two UN experts were likely murdered in March by militia members from Congo's violence-torn Kasai region, but it said further...

Aug 17, 2017 7:16 AM | Newsscroll

Air India's maiden direct flight to Stockholm, all women crew

New Delhi, Aug 16 Air India today launched direct flights from here to Stockholm, making the Swedish capital its tenth destination in Europe.The airline operated a Dreamliner Boeing 787 with an...

Aug 16, 2017 9:16 PM | Newsscroll