Health/Lifestyle

Wild polio virus detected in Hyderabad

Indian Union Health Department in an issued statement has announced that detection of wild polio virus (P2 strain) in Hyderabad will not change India’s status in regards to being polio free country.  The wild polio virus was detected in a drain the city. The Ministry has announced a precautionary polio ... Read More »

Deonar dumping ground was born in 1927

The Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai is a waste dumping ground in Mumbai which was set up in 1927. This means it is active since independence. The Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi recently visited the ground and attacks the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pappu can’t think ……. should be the new ... Read More »

NPPA makes AID/TB drugs less expensive

The prices of around 103 drug formulation packs, including those used for treating HIV/AIDS, bacterial infections, tuberculosis, high blood pressure, epilepsy, Hepatitis C and diabetes has been reduced as price regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)  capped their ceiling price.  The new prices are expected to come into effect from ... Read More »

Denmark is the world’s happiest country, India 118th

While Denmark is allegedly the world’s happiest country, Burundi is the least happy, according to a new survey. The survey was conducted by the fourth World Happiness Report, which also found that countries where there was less inequality were happier overall. The report compiled by the UN’s Sustainable Development Solutions ... Read More »

Pig cornea to help restore vision

In china a new scientific revolution is taking place. The cornea from pig which is bio engineered is giving new hope to millions of people with the promise of sight. Yuan Jin of Sun Yat-sen University ophthalmology centre in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou claims that a 14-year-old boy ... Read More »

Zika virus can cause paralysis

The new researches on Zika virus have confirmed the Zika virus can trigger the paralyzing condition Guillain-Barre. The study was carried out using blood samples from 42 patients who became ill in a previous outbreak. The Lancet authors say they developed the neurological problems around six days after Zika infection. Leading ... Read More »

Shani Shingnapur temple and Sadhguru

Shani Shingnapur temple is in the news and there is women brigade who is fighting to enter the sanctum sanctorum which is not being the tradition for 100s of years. When the question about discrimination was asked, the Sadhguru gave an explanation as below. Questioner: Sadhguru, why are women not ... Read More »

Juvenile becomes adult with second crime

India is struggling with Juvenile crimes and don’t exactly know what to do with that. There was a juvenile in Nirbhaya case who was just short of six months to turn 18 at the time of crime. He was treated as juvenile and got released. the protests from the parents ... Read More »

World’s First Vaccine against Zika Developed in India

Hyderabad based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech announced a major breakthrough in developing world’s first vaccine against Zika.  The announcement was made on Wednesday as the company declared that it has submitted two vaccines – one inactivated and one recombinant to the Indian government. While An inactivated vaccine is when the disease-causing microbe ... Read More »

SC to Revisit Homosexuality Law

Providing hope and some relief to LGBT community Supreme Court has announced its decision on Tuesday to reconsider the homosexuality law as it “involves very large and significant constitutional issues”. Citing the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the senior advocate Mr. Kabil Sibal, adressed the three bench panel of ... Read More »

Cinema, Shops, banks to work 24/7

Now your favorite cinema theaters and shops will be availing their services 24/7 to you when the new law framed by the government will be put into the act shortly. The government has framed a new law under which the cinema hall, shops, godowns, banks etc will be open throughout ... Read More »

TRS posters covered Hyderabad making it Pink City

TRS posters are everywhere in the city and Hyderabad is becoming pink city with TRS covering every nook and corner. It looks like the party took over every pillar of the Metro and attached the TRS Posters on every one of them. The posters are mostly KCR posters which are ... Read More »