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David Bennett's loss 'beginning of hope' for future patients
New York/New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Devastated by the loss of David Bennett, the 57-year old patient with terminal heart disease, who made history as the first person to receive a genetically modified pig's heart, the researchers at University of Maryland Medical Center in the US said they have gained invaluable insights learning.
2022-03-10
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
UNDP partners with Bhumi Pednekar for gender equality ahead of Women's Day
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Ahead of International Women's Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, intends to implement a year-long social campaign for which it has roped in Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar.
2022-03-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Bollywood
Father-in-law saves life of ailing daughter-in-law by donating kidney
Aurangabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman, diagnosed with kidney ailment, from Jalna district in Maharashtra's Aurangabad has received a new lease of life after her father-in-law donated one of his kidneys with the help of doctors at Medicover Hospitals.
2022-02-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Shillong couple's hunger strike against attacks on non-tribals
Shillong, Jan 24 (IANS) A middle-aged couple from Shillong on Sunday started their 'indefinite hunger strike till death' in protest against the alleged atrocities committed against the people belonging to non-tribal communities in Meghalaya.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Suresh Gopi comes to aid of 84-yr-old ex-EMS staffer
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Malayalam superstar-turned-politician Suresh Gopi will take up the cause of an 84-year-old retired woman engineer of All India Radio who is currently residing in a church-run old age home here.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Annapurna, class 12 Raj girl, selected for UNESCO's World Teen Parliament
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Annapurna Krishnavat, 17, a resident of Lunda village in Udaipur, has been selected as an Influencer MP in UNESCO's World Teen Parliament.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Marina Beach to have permanent ramp for the specially-abled
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Marina Beach in Chennai which attracts thousands of tourists daily is all set to have a permanent ramp for the specially-abled persons, officials said.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Consistent govt approach, mass awareness changed status of girl child in India
New delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Every year India celebrates National Girl Child Day on January 24. In 2008, the Ministry of Women and Child Development, government of India, decided to celebrate this day to offer support and opportunities to the girl child in India.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Northern Command chief pays visit to his first commanding officer and mentor
Jammu, Jan 24 (IANS) General Officer-Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt General Y.K. Joshi, paid a visit to his first Commanding Officer, Colonel K.S. Jamwal, VSM (Retired), at his residence in Jammu.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Delhi: Nursing staff wear black ribbons to protest over pending ex-gratia
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The nurses' unions of Delhi government-run hospitals on Monday wore black ribbons to register their protest over pending ex-gratia which was announced by the Arvind Kejriwal-led government.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Odisha colleges asked to verify PwD certificate of students
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday asked all degree colleges to verify disability certificate of students admitted under the Person with Disability (PwD) quota in the last three academic years.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Govt wants to strengthen Mahila varsity: K'taka Minister
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government does not have any intention of closing the Mahila University in Vijayapura but it wants to expand and strengthen it instead, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education, clarified on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Delhi govt to conduct survey on Covid's impact on children
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) To understand the impact of Covid-19 on the children, the Delhi government has decided to conduct a survey on the basis of which the Happiness Curriculum will be updated.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Breaking cliches in Srinagar, like a young woman entrepreneur
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) Well, she told her parents that she was taking classes for JEE (Joint Entrance Examination). but Mehak Suhail
2022-01-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
Racket to corner relief money on Chhattisgarh police radar
Raipur, Jan 23 (IANS) In a unique initiative to prevent victims of disaster from getting fleeced by brokers, Chhattisgarh's Korba police have formed a compensation cell to facilitate the affected and keep the fraudsters at bay.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Defence/Security
On K-pop popularity, S.Korean exports of red pepper paste surge 63%
Seoul, Jan 23 (IANS) South Korean exports of red pepper paste soared nearly 63 per cent in the past four years thanks to the global popularity of Korean pop (K-pop) culture, data revelaed on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Korea,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Post-wedding celebration turns into mourning in MP
Bhopal, Jan 23 (IANS) A post wedding celebration turned into a tragedy in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district when bridegroom's cousin collapsed while dancing and died.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Indore's Khajrana temple committee plans to build cowshed, Bhakt Sadan
Indore, Jan 23 (IANS) The management committee of the Khajrana Ganesh temple in Madhya Pradesh's Indore is planning to build a huge cowshed and a multi-story building called 'Bhakt Sadan'.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Hindu Munnani seeks NIA probe into suicide of TN girl
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Hindu Munnani has called for a probe by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) into the suicide of a 17-year-old girl alleging conversion behind the reason of her death.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics
33-year-old Dubai bizwoman in Limca book of records for maximum Disney toys
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) A 33-year-old Kerala businesswoman in Dubai has an unending passion for collecting Disney plush toys and holds a Limca book of records for her hobby.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
TN archaeologist R. Nagaswamy passes away
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Renowned archaeologist and Tamil Nadu archaeology department's first director, Padma Bhushan R. Nagaswamy passed away on Sunday at 2.30 p.m. at his Chennai home, according to his family members.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Guterres warns of '5-alarm fire' threatening humanity, calls for restoring humanism
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) Warning of a "five-alarm global fire" threatening humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made a philosophical call for the restoration of humanism at a time of the emergence of "the twilight of shared values".
2022-01-22
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Politics
An extra meal and snacks twice a day was all it took to improve falling nutrition levels in this tribal district
Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh), Jan 22 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Ishwari Baghel is an Adivasi woman from Manpur block in Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh. Her son Deekesh, born three and half years ago, should ideally weigh at least 15 kg. But after he contracted diarrhoea, he steadily started losing weight until he was a mere nine kg. Timely intervention arrived mid-last year in the form of a fresh drive against malnutrition by the district administration. He was given two meals a day - for lunch and dinner - and also snacks twice daily.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Human Interest/Society
Govt officer, village head found drunk in Bihar
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) Government officials and public representatives of Bihar who have taken oath not to consume liquor in their entire life, are found in drunken state these days.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Monkey unbolts animal ambulance door, returns to fav haunt in Noida
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A money is on the loose in Sector 15 A, Noida, after he escaped from an animal ambulance, freeing himself and several other dogs from captivity.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
A masked problem tests humanity
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Time was when nobody would have thought that a virus would get embroiled not only in pathogenesis and polymerase chain reaction (PCR), but also in geopolitics and realpolitik.
2022-01-22
Category: International, China,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
NGOs want withdrawal of circular on police verification certificate for staff
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working in the disability sector have demanded that the Tamil Nadu government withdraw a circular issued by the Commissionerate for the Welfare of Person with Disabilities asking all persons with the NGOs in the sector to get a police verification report.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Stalin announces complete lockdown in TN on Jan 23
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday announced a complete lockdown on January 23 (Sunday) to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state, officials said.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
CoWIN portal: Now, 6 members can register with one mobile no
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The CoWIN portal has been upgraded to now facilitate six members' registration using one mobile number for the beneficiaries
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Backlash forces Nestle to discontinue KitKat bars with Hindu deities on wrappers
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A furious backlash in India has forced Nestle to discontinue a range of KitKat bars covered by wrappers with images of Hindu gods on them, the Daily Mail reported.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Religion
Raising border battalions, setting up training centres prepare J&K youth to serve country
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In 2018, former Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to Jammu and Kashmir had announced the raising of nine new battalions in J&K, including two border and two women battalions.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Covid scare: University of Hyderabad tells students to go home
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Concerned over the rising Covid numbers, the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has advised its students to preferably return to the safety of their homes to minimise the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Charleston,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
IITian ensures mobile connectivity for his Himachal village to help online students
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Determined to ensure children from his neighbourhood do not miss online classes, an IITian's almost 15-month struggle has paid off as his remote village in Himachal Pradesh has finally got 4G mobile connectivity thanks to a new tower in the new year.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Nagara Foundation halts gurdwara renovation work in Pakistan
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) US-based Ranjit Nagara Foundation, which was overseeing the 'karsewa (renovation/construction) of Gurdwara Chowa Sahib in Jhelum, Pakistan and other local gurdwaras, has notified that they has stopped the construction activities due to non-compliance of ETPB/PSGPC in providing them bills and expenditure details of the works carried out till date.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Dolo pill breaks sales record in pandemic as manufacturer makes a fortune
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has made several healthcare and pharma players billionaires and the makers of Dolo 650 -- the most prescribed medicine during the pandemic having sold more than 350 crore pills since the Covid outbreak in March 2020 -- are raking in the moolah too.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Pandemic strains rural healthcare, exacerbates maternal health in rural Maharashtra
Mokhada (Maharashtra), Jan 20 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Home births weren't always a choice. The implementation of lockdown affected emergency obstetric care because most pregnant women in the country still depend on public transport to reach healthcare facilities, especially those in rural areas. Mothers who gave birth during the ongoing pandemic said that the ambulances refused to come or did not pick up their calls.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Andhra woman kills husband, carries severed head to police station
Tirupati, Jan 20 (IANS) In a horrific incident, a woman murdered her husband and carried his severed head to a police station in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Thursday.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Deputy Civil Surgeon penalised in Haryana for lapses
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) In a judgement to protect rights of individuals, the Haryana Right to Service Commission has imposed a penalty of Rs 20,000 on Deputy Civil Surgeon K.L. Malik, who is posted in a government hospital in Rohtak town, for delay in release of a death certificate relating to 1994 on flimsy grounds.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Inherited property of issueless Hindu female dying intestate goes back to source: SC
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday held that inherited property of a female Hindu dying issueless and intestate, will either go to the heirs of her parents or husband.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bajrang Dal workers allegedly beat Muslim man in MP
Bhopal, Jan 19 (IANS) A group of Bajrang Dal workers allegedly beat a Muslim man, who was travelling with a married Hindu woman, in an Ajmer-bound train and was forcibly picked up from the train at Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain railway station.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Women in Jammu's Bhaga village realise true potential of SHGs during pandemic
Reas (J&K), Jan 19 (IANS/ 101Reporters) In Bhaga village in Jammu and Kashmirs Reasi district, 17-year-old Shilpa Singh has taken it upon herself to earn for her family after the coronavirus pandemic washed out her father Mangal Singhs job.
2022-01-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Now ropeway links with suburb McLeodganj
Dharamsala, Jan 19 (IANS) Now a ropeway has linked this Himachal Pradesh town with its suburb McLeodganj, the abode of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
R'than reports 13,398 new Covid cases; 12 deaths
Jaipur, Jan 19 (IANS) Rajasthan on Wednesday reported 13,398 new Covid-19 cases while 12 people succumbed to the virus in the state, pushing the cumulative death toll to 9,031.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Canada sixth most miserable country among 35 developed nations: Study
Toronto, Jan 19 (IANS) Canadas highest inflation rate of 4.8 per cent since 1991 and rising unemployment numbers have made it the sixth most miserable country among 35 developed nations, as per a study.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Canada,National,Human Interest/Society
BHU scientists find cure for chronic wounds
Varanasi, Jan 18 (IANS) A team of scientists from the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have found a cure for those suffering from chronic wounds, particularly with diabetic foot ulcers.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Fox ritual: TN forest department to take action against farmers
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu forest department will take action against farmers of Salem district for participating in "Fox ritual" performed to bring prosperity and increase the crop quantity during the season.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Private schools in UP want to raise fees
Lucknow, Jan 18 (IANS) The Unaided Private School Association (UPSA) has opposed government's decision of 'no fee increment' for the session 2022-23.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Agritech platform Arya.Ag raises $60 mn to bolster grain biz
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Integrated grain commerce platform Arya.ag on Tuesday said it has raised $60 million in its Series C round via a mix of equity and debt, and aims to capture 20 per cent of $100 billion grain commerce market.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Kashmiri Pandits worldwide to observe Holocaust Day on Wednesday
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandit community worldwide will observe 'Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday in memory of the victims of the over three-decade long violence in Kashmir and to reaffirm the community's resolve to fight violence, racism and other forms of intolerance.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
TN: Activists warn of rise in child sexual abuse as schools remain shut due to pandemic
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Child rights activists in Tamil Nadu have warned of the possibility of children being sexually harassed following the closure of schools till January 31 owing to the surge in the number of Covid cases in the state.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society