Damage to heart found in more than half of Covid-19 patients discharged from hospital

Around 50 percent of patients who have been hospitalised with severe COVID-19 and who show raised levels of a protein called troponin cause damage to their hearts. The injury was detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans at least a month after discharge, according to new findings published today (Thursday) in the European […]

‘Pav tea’: Amul jumps on meme bandwagon, gives new twist to ‘PawriHoriHai’

Dairy brand Amul India on Thursday joined the trending ‘Pawri Hori Hai’ meme fest and shared their own version of the viral clip that has raked in millions of likes over social media. Amul took to Twitter and shared its new cartoon featuring Pakistani influencer and content creator Dananeer Mobeen. Earlier last week, Mobeen […]

Chandigarh University launches Mohali city’s first community radio 90.0

Chandigarh University today celebrated the festival of Basant Panchami – The arrival of Spring in a unique way by launching Mohali city’s first community radio 90.0 Radio Punjab at its campus. The radio station and studio of Radio Punjab 90.0 were inaugurated by Charanjit Singh Channi, Minister for Technical Education, Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Government of […]

Sandes Is the Government’s Own WhatsApp: Everything You Need to Know

Sandes, an Indian government alternative to WhatsApp and other instant messaging apps, has been launched by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The new platform is an upgrade to the existing Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS) that was developed to provide government officials with a WhatsApp-like communication app. The Sandes app […]

No leakage of information to media in relation to FIR against Disha

Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that there was no leakage of any information in relation to the first information report (FIR) against 21-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi to media from the Delhi Police. A single-Judge Bench of Justice Prathiba M. Singh issued notice to News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) and others including certain media houses on […]

PM Modi calls for creation of regional air ambulance pact for medical contingency

Prime Miniter Narendra Modi on Thursday called for making a regional air ambulance agreement among neighbouring countries for “medical contingencies” and a special visa scheme for doctors and nurses to facilitate their travel within the region during health emergencies on the request of the receiving country. PM Modi made the suggestions […]

Tibetan Buddhism tradition is true Nalanda tradition, says Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama on Thursday said Tibetan Buddhism tradition is the true Nalanda tradition in a video message from Tibet House, New York at the Annual Benefit Concert 2021. “Tibetan Buddhism tradition is the true Nalanda tradition that uses reasoning extensively and takes a logical approach,” said Dalai Lama. “The Nalanda tradition makes extensive use of investigation on the basis of […]