Antibiotic resistance makes Gonorrhoea hard to treat: WHO

The World Health Organization has said antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea, a sexually-transmitted disease, much harder and sometimes impossible to treat. The global health body, citing data from 77 countries including India, said every year an estimated 35.2 million people were infected by the disease in the WHO’s Western Pacific Region and 11.4 million in … Continue reading Antibiotic resistance makes Gonorrhoea hard to treat: WHO

Pregnant man gives birth to baby girl

In a rare medical development, Britain’s first pregnant man has given birth to a baby girl. Hyden Robert Cross, 21 made headlines around the world earlier this year, when he announced he was pregnant by a sperm donor. Three years ago, Cross had legally become male through gender assignment. He, however, put his transition on … Continue reading Pregnant man gives birth to baby girl

Iraqi PM visits Mosul, praises armed forces for their victory

AMN Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul today and congratulated the armed forces for their victory over Islamic State. His office said in a statement that, Mr Abadi was in the city to announce its liberation and declare victory. The battle has left large parts of Mosul in ruins, killed thousands of civilians … Continue reading Iraqi PM visits Mosul, praises armed forces for their victory

PM Modi assures all support to flood affected Assam

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured all support to flood affected Assam from the Centre in relief and rescue efforts. Mr Modi today spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal regarding flood situation in the state. Nearly four lakh people have been affected in 16 districts in floods in the state. 20 thousand people … Continue reading PM Modi assures all support to flood affected Assam

GST an attempt to move towards a transparent system of taxation: Jaitely

IA NEWS NETWORK / RAIPUR Union Finance Minister today said, through the newly started Goods and Services Tax (GST), attempt is to progress towards an online, transparent system of assessments, to improve the compliance of taxpayers. Addressing a workshop on GST organised by Chhattisgarh government in Raipur, he said GST will improve people’s enthusiasm in … Continue reading GST an attempt to move towards a transparent system of taxation: Jaitely

India slams Pak for glorifying terrorist Burhan Wani

AMN India today hit out at Pakistan for glorifying militant commander Burhan Wani. In a tweet, External Affairs Ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay said, Islamabad’s terror support and sponsorship need to be condemned by one and all. He said, first Foreign Office of Pakistan read from banned terror outfit LeT’s script and now Pakistan army chief … Continue reading India slams Pak for glorifying terrorist Burhan Wani

Nagaland: Ex CM T.R. Zeliang stakes claims to form govt

AMN Nagaland appears to be heading for a political crisis, with the former Chief Minister T R Zeliang staking his claim to form the government. In a letter to Governor P.B. Acharya, he claimed the support of 41 of the 59 MLAs, after a majority of ruling NPF legislators rebelled against incumbent Shurhozelie Liezietsu. Zeliang … Continue reading Nagaland: Ex CM T.R. Zeliang stakes claims to form govt

Gorkha leaders turn down offer of conditional talks by CM Mamta

AMN Gorkha leaders, who are spearheading violent agitation for a separate state of Gorkhaland, has turned down an offer of conditional talks by Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee. Yesterday Ms Banerjee had offered to hold talks with Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, GJM, if they refrain from violence. Meanwhile, the hill district of Darjeeling continues to be tense, … Continue reading Gorkha leaders turn down offer of conditional talks by CM Mamta

Army back on streets after fresh violence in Darjeeling

Fresh violence has erupted in Darjeeling hills, prompting the state government to call the Army back on the streets as Gorkhaland supporters torched a police outpost, a toy train station and clashed with the police at two places on Saturday. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), spearheading the agitation for a separate state carved out of … Continue reading Army back on streets after fresh violence in Darjeeling

Maharashtra Forensic Science Lab develops beef detection kit

TIA NEWS The Directorate of Forensic Science Laboratories in Maharashtra has developed a portable kit which can determine if a meat sample contains beef or not. Director of FSL, K Y Kulkarni said that “Cow Meat Detection ELISA Kit’ can provide results within half an hour. The development comes amid controversies surrounding beef ban. The … Continue reading Maharashtra Forensic Science Lab develops beef detection kit