Turkish singer Melek Mosso chops off hair to show support to anti-hijab protests in Iran

Turkish singer Melek Mosso has come forward to show support to Iranian women protesting over the death of Mahsa Amini. Mahsa was arrested on September 13 as she was leaving a Tehran metro station with her brother and other relatives. She was arrested for allegedly breaching Iran’s strict rules for […]

Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from science teacher husband

Amazon owner Jeff Bezos’ former wife MacKenzie Scott has filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett, two years after they got married. On Monday, Scott, a billionaire philanthropist, filed for divorce in Washington State’s King County Superior Court, per the New York Times, Page Six reported. According to the report, […]

First successful robotic renal transplant performed in govt hospital

The doctors of the centre run Safdarjung hospital in the capital have successfully performed a robotic renal transplant on a patient who was on dialysis and awaiting the transplant for years. The 39-years-old recipient was from Uttar Pradesh’s Farrukabad. His wife is the donor. The transplant was done under Safdarjung hospital and […]

Tribal girl Elizabeth selected in National Games, seeks help from government

Elizabeth Beck, a 28-year-old tribal girl from Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur, has been selected for the National Games after becoming the best cyclist of the State. The CFI Cycle Federation of India has selected Elizabeth from Chhattisgarh on the basis of her performance. Hailing from the small town of Jashpur, Elizabeth has […]

WHO South-East Asia Region commits to inclusive, equitable and resilient health systems

The Seventy-fifth Session of the Regional Committee for WHO South-East Asia concluded here today with Member countries committing to resilient health systems, accelerating multisectoral actions to address priority health issues. “We are at a history-defining juncture. Over the past two and a half years, the Region and the world have witnessed […]

WHO South-East Asia Region commits to universal access to people-centered mental health care, services

To promote mental health in the Region, Member countries of the WHO South-East Asia Region on Tuesday adopted the Paro Declaration committing to Universal Access to People-centered Mental Health Care and Services. “There is no health without mental health. Increasing investments in mental health, including for preventive and promotive services at the primary care […]

Covid very much around us, rapid change in Omicron sublineage circulating: Top expert

Dr NK Arora, Chairman of the COVID working group, National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), on Wednesday said that COVID-19 is still around us and quite a significant transmission of viruses is going on. In an exclusive interview with ANI Dr NK Arora Chairperson COVID working group, NTAGI said, […]

India’s first vaccine against cervical cancer to come on September 1, official sources

The Serum Institute of India (SII) and the Department of Biotechnology(DBT) are set to launch India’s first indigenously developed Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus vaccine (qHPV) against Cervical Cancer on September 1, official sources told. The most awaited vaccine will be launched by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & […]

Thailand: ‘Nutty the YouTuber’ flees abroad after 77 million Singapore dollars worth forex scam

A popular Thai YouTuber has fled abroad after allegedly cheating thousands of investors’ money equivalent to 77 million Singapore dollars, media reports said. Natthamon Khongchak, better known as Nutty the YouTuber, used her popularity to lure victims with the promise of high returns in a short time, The Nation/Asia News Network reported. Natthamon, who claimed […]

New symptoms found in Covid-infected children raise concerns in Hong Kong

The health experts in Hong Kong have warned of new clinical features including hoarseness and inspiratory stridor (a sign of airway obstruction) among children suffering from COVID-19 during the fifth wave. The latest development brings concerns for the city, which has reported over 7,000 COVID-19 cases for four consecutive days, […]

Tomato Flu not related to SARS-CoV-2, monkeypox, dengue, chikungunya, Centre sent advisory to states

Centre has sent an advisory to states on HFMD (Hand Foot & Mouth Disease), commonly known as Tomato Flu, stating that it’s a self-limiting illness targeting mostly young children aged 1-10 years and immune-compromised adults and no specific drug exists to treat it. The advisory further mentioned that although the Tomato Flu virus […]