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    With rise in TB cases, 8 lakh Mumbaikars will undergo scans

    Mumbai: With tuberculosis cases on the rise in the city and aiming to wipe out the disease by 2025, the health department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning an ambitious drive to detect TB patients and make others aware of the deadly ailment. Beginning August 1, BMC officials will go from door to door to spread awareness about TB. This is the first time that the civic body is undertaking such an

  • China sends troops and military hardware to Tibet amid Sikkim row

    Beijing: China has moved tens of thousands of tonnes of military hardware into Tibet amid a continuing stand-off between Chinese and Indian troops in Doklam in the Sikkim sector of the border. The hardware was moved simultaneously by road and rail from across the entire region in late June, a report in the PLA Daily run by the Chinese Army said.  The report comes as the Chinese Army held a live-fire drill last week in

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj

    Time to Value our Values

    ​​A few years ago, nobody would talk about moral values,attitudes and moods, but today these are hot topics which are discussed everywhere and perhaps they are one of the most popular subjects for discussion, dialogue and conferences. Some people might talk on these subjects to show that they also are with the spirit of the times, however the need in this case is that they should themselves realise the value of Values

  • Wipro continues to see volatile economic environment ahead, says Azim Premji

    Bengaluru : ‘Noting that global political  uncertainty weighed on business sentiment, impacting the IT  services industry during the last year, Wipro Chairman Azim  Premji on Wednesday said the company continues to see volatile  economic environment ahead.

  • Will be exceptional if we beat Australia: Mithali Raj

    Derby : It will be nothing short of exceptional if India upstage Australia, feels captain Mithali Raj, who reckons her team will have the “home advantage” in the ICC women’s World Cup semifinal.

  • Pakistan provides safe haven to terrorists: US

    Washington : The US on Wednesday listed Pakistan among the nations and regions providing “safe havens” to terrorists, saying terror groups like the LeT and JeM continue to operate, train, organise and fundraise inside the country in 2016.

  • Cabinet gives nod for panel to decide on new PSU ETFs

    New Delhi : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday gave its approval for a panel to create and launch new exchange traded funds comprising shares of public sector undertakings, the government said in arelease today.

  • Aussies are not invincible: Diana Edulji

    New Delhi : Australia are not invincible but India will have to play out of their skins to beat the six- time champions in the second semifinal of the ICC Women’s World Cup in Derby, says former captain Diana Edulji.

  • Dual SIM 4G smartphones have network speed issues, says IT minister

    New Delhi :  4G smartphones with dual SIM slots have issues related to Internet speed and handset makers have been asked to improve technology to check degradation in data speed, Minister of State for Law and IT P P Chaudhary informed Parliament on Wednesday.

  • ‘I can make impact in Tests’ – Dinesh Karthik

    Chennai : Eyeing a comeback to the Indian Test team, Dinesh Karthik says he is very much capable of making an impact in the middle-order with his repertoire of shots but would never give up wicket-keeping.

  • Cigarettes will not get costlier under GST regime, clarifies CBEC chairman

    New Delhi : Amid reports of cigarette prices surging post the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) Chairman Vanaja N. Sarna said only a rectification of an imbalance was made, and thus it will have no impact on the price of cigarettes itself.

  • Ravi Shashtri

    I have matured immensely in last two weeks, says Shastri

    Mumbai : Newly-appointed India head coach Ravi Shastri feels he has “matured immensely” in the last two weeks, a period that saw dramatic developments leading upto his appointment to the high-profile job.

  • FinMin working on capital infusion, to be announced soon

    New Delhi : The finance ministry is working on the capital infusion strategy for public sector banks and an announcement to this effect will come soon, a senior finance ministry official said on Wednesday.