PM Modi mentions Rafale, Michel uncle at Sonia’s Raebareli

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the Congress during his first visit to Sonia Gandhi’s parliamentary constituency Raebareli on Sunday. He accused the Congress party of compromising the national security, spreading lies about Rafale deal and said that the nation will never forget the party’s attitude towards the armed forces during their regime. Addressing a gathering […]

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ATP to try out video review technology at Next Gen Finals

Video review for certain judgment calls, such as whether a ball bounces twice, will be available for the first time in men’s professional tennis at the Next Gen ATP Finals for top 21-and-under players. The tour announced Friday that players at the Nov. 6-10 event in Milan can request that chair umpires watch replays to […]

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Getting tonsils removed puts you at risk of flu, asthma and pneumonia

If you have had your tonsils removed in childhood, you may want to read this. A new study by the University of Melbourne in Australia and University of Copenhagen in Denmark found that removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood increases the risk of diseases like asthma, influenza and pneumonia. The scientists examined the long-term effects of these […]

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In Nipah’s shadow, a look at why bats are our friends and not foes

Fourteen deaths from Nipah virus infection in Kerala have fuelled unprecedented fear of bats, which were initially believed to be the source of the human infection, that led to scores of families abandoning their homes and livestock in the affected Kozhikode and Malappuram districts. Lab tests, however later, showed that public health experts had got it wrong. Fruit […]

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