Study discovers expected restorative targets can repress colorectal cancer progression

Scientists from Nagoya University have found that colorectal cancer tissues contain two kinds of fibroblasts (a sort of cells found in connective tissue), namely those that promote and restrain cancer that the harmony between them is generally engaged with the spread of the disease. Their findings, published in the journal Gastroenterology, suggest […]

Researchers develop gene therapy vector for blood disorders

Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed a potentially safer and more effective gene therapy vector for blood disorders. The newly-developed gene therapy vector will focus on blood disorders like sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia. It is being considered potentially safer and effective than those currently used in gene therapy trials for these conditions. The findings […]

5.1-magnitude quake hits northern Argentina

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 63 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, a small town in northern Argentina at around 00:59 a.m. local time (0359 GMT) on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicentre, with a depth of 168.65 km, was initially determined to be at 24.2289 degrees […]

Ganguly discharged from hospital, doctor says BCCI president is ‘absolutely right’

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly was on Sunday discharged from the Apollo Hospital. “He is absolutely alright,” Dr. Rana Dasgupta of Apollo Hospital told reporters while briefing about Ganguly’s health. On Saturday, the medical bulletin issued by Apollo Gleneagles Hospital had said that Ganguly is doing well […]

Venkaiah Naidu holds meeting with political leaders ahead of Union Budget 2021

Vice President of India and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday held a meeting with leaders of various political parties at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Hall in his residence. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget for the financial year 2020-21 on Monday. Her speech is expected to begin at 11 […]

Air Marshal Rajesh Kumar pays tributes at National War Memorial

Ahead of taking over as the next Strategic Forces Command Chief, Air Marshal Rajesh Kumar on Sunday paid tributes to the fallen soldiers at the National War Memorial in New Delhi. He will succeed Air Marshal NS Dhillon, who will be superannuating today’s event. Recently, the names of soldiers who lost their lives in the Galwan valley clash on June […]

Pak Army General admits China’s role in ‘crushing’ Baloch freedom movement

In a shocking revelation, a Pakistan Army General has admitted China’s role in “crushing” the Baloch freedom movement in Pakistan, saying Beijing has given him a six-month task to end the freedom struggle by Baloch people. “China has deployed me here to crush the Baloch movement and has given me a six-month task,” Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Sun quoted him as saying. […]

India reports 13,052 new Covid-19 cases

India reported 13,052 new COVID-19 cases, 13,965 discharges, and 127 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry on Sunday. With this, the total cases in the country have mounted to 1,07,46,183 including 1,68,784 active cases and 1,04,23,125 total recoveries. However, the total death toll by the deadly COVID-19 virus […]