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Chaos in Jharkhand House as BJP MLA calls Rahul ‘Pappu’

Ranchi, March 20 (IANS) The Jharkhand Assembly on Friday witnessed noisy scenes after former minister and BJP legislator C.P. Singh termed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi a ‘pappu’. When the Assembly session started at 11 a.m. on Friday, Congress legislator Irfan Ansari … read more


Study finds how heartbreak and hardship shape growing old

London, March 16 (IANS) From being raised by an emotionally cold mother to experiencing violence, war and bereavement, difficult life events have a profound effect on our physical and mental wellbeing in later life, says a study. The findings, published in … read more


Panic buying in Delhi; people stocking grain, edible oil

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The number of coronavirus infected people has increasing constantly in the natinal capital with 17 such cases have been detected so far. Amid the situation, a panic buying was witnessed among the people as they have … read more


Indian-origin team develops test to spot corona infection in 2 hrs

New York, March 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin team of researchers led by Dr Ravindra Kolhe from Georgia-based Augusta University has developed a novel, accurate coronavirus test that can tell patients in if they are infected within about two hours, instead of … read more


COVID-19: Kanika Kapoor slammed by social media for being ‘irresponsible’

Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Singer Kanika Kapoor, who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, is being slammed by netizens for not going into self-quarantine after returning to India from London a few days ago. Users on social media users called … read more


How India has largely remained immune to coronavirus

New Delhi (IANS) Large-scale screening of passengers at airports, a robust quarantine system and messages intended to increase awareness about the novel coronavirus reaching the people are among the factors that have helped India steer clear of the deadly virus so … read more