India may have up to three times more TB patients than assumed

New Delhi--Ground zero of the global battle against one of humankind's deadliest diseases, India could have between two and three times more tuberculosis (TB)...

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By Sidhartha Dutta Varanasi-- The Ganga was in spate and the neighbourhoods on its banks in this soulful but chaotic city deluged. And the doms,...

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By Aroup Chatterjee If Mother Teresa, to be canonised at the Vatican on September 4, is to be named a patron saint of anything it...

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Mumbai-- Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday inaugurated the first of the eco-friendly, state-of-the-art and hygienic toilet facilities set up by the Cyrus Poonawalla...

India short of 500,000 doctors, bodies on shoulders reminders of health crisis

New Delhi-- In Odisha, a man slung his wife's body over his shoulder and carried it 10 km after being denied an ambulance on...

2,057 foreigners arrested in India in 2015, 168 in Delhi

New Delhi--A total of 2,057 foreigners were arrested across India in 2015 for various criminal offences with Delhi figuring second in the list of...

Indian GDP grows at 7.1 percent in Q1

New Delhi-- India's first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 7.1 per cent is mainly the result of more than 50 per cent...

RTI prevents sale of historic Maharashtra sea fort

By Quaid Najmi Ratnagiri-- The single-minded pursuit by an RTI activist led to an expose and finally prevented the sale to a private party of...

India approves permanent residency status for foreign investors

New Delhi-- In an attempt to encourage foreign investments in India, the central government on Wednesday approved a scheme to grant permanent residency status...

Revival of tank system in Telangana gives hope to farmers to avoid droughts and...

By Mohammed Shafeeq Adilabad--Restoration of a centuries-old minor irrigation tank system has raised hopes among farmers in Telangana, notorious for recurrent droughts and farmers' suicides. A...

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