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Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) China's battle against extravagance is getting support in the country, reported Xinhua news agency. While the current Lunar New Year holiday is traditionally a peak time for conspicuous consumption, China is this year united against food waste. Echoing Chinese leader Xi Jinping's recent call for thrifty lifestyles, restaurants are buzzing with people advocating that no waste food be left on tables at the end of meals
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Days after over 100 women were sterilised in a single day at a health camp under unhygienic conditions, the NHRC Monday issued a notice to the West Bengal government. On the basis of a media report and a complaint, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notice to the principal secretary, health, West Bengal, and to the district magistrate of Malda, returnable in six weeks. The complainant said that over 100 women were sterilised by two doctors in a day without ensuring basic healthcare facilities.
"Tiny though it is the kiwi is a fruit that is super rich in vitamin C, fibre and potassium.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Over a hundred Indian and Tibetan students from Delhi University (DU) participated in a marathon here Monday to celebrate the beginning of the 100th year of the Tibetan proclamation of independence. Organised by the Students for Free Tibet, the marathon took place in the North Campus of DU and kick-started three days of celebrations of the Tibetans in the city. "The students took part in the marathon to express their support and solidarity for the Tibetan movement," said Rinzin Choeden, coordinator for Students for Free Tibet (SFT)-Delhi.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Indian Ocean, one of the country's leading rock bands and considered one of the pioneers of the fusion genre, connected through its music to a few hundred appreciative fans Sunday evening, but this time it was for a cause -- championing the importance of organ donation in a country where thousands die because there are not enough organs available for harvesting and transplantation. The event, held at the Zorba amphitheatre in Sultanpur, was organised by the MOHAN (Multi-Organ Harvesting Aid Network) that was formed to facilitate organ donation and transplant programmes in the country.
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Researchers have identified and tweaked a specific protein molecule, parvalbumin, to prevent diastolic heart failure when its pumping mechanism goes haywire. Diastolic heart failure arises when peak calcium levels, required for heart's sqeezing action, don't drop off quickly enough to permit the organ to relax
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) After three of its girls went missing, a village in Bihar's Siwan district has barred girls from using mobile phones and wearing jeans and T-shirts, an official said Monday.
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Amlexanox, a drug prescribed for asthma in Japan, also reverses obesity, diabetes and fatty liver in mice, according to a new study by US researchers.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Preparing for a job interview now has a new, cosmetic dimension. Doctors say they have been getting more requests of nose jobs, scar removal, tattoo removal, and likes by young people wanting to achieve the perfect look to create a good impression on interviewers. "Over the last three years, the concept of plastic surgery has changed from looking young to looking in shape.