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Indians win most international scholarships for rice, wheat research

Indians win most international scholarships for rice, wheat research

India has achieved a milestone of producing the highest number of winners in the Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholarship Programme (MBBISP).

Revealed! Kerala truck driver's son top Islamic State ‘recruiter’, lures Indians to Afghanistan

Revealed! Kerala truck driver's son top Islamic State ‘recruiter’, lures Indians to Afghanistan

Abdullah has reportedly facilitated the travel of 21 Kerala residents, including eight minors, to Afghanistan.

E-cigarettes can reduce burden of smoking-related deaths in India

Use of electronic cigarettes has helped 6.1 million smokers in the European Union to quit smoking, according to a 2014 study that analysed data involving a representative sample of nearly 28,000 Europeans.

Chronic diseases: Over 20% of Indians suffer from cancer, diabetes, heart and respiratory illnesses

As per the World Health Organisation, non-communicable diseases or chronic diseases, such as cancer, heart ailments, respiratory diseases and diabetes, kill 38 million people globally every year.

UK announces crackdown on immigration through 'work and study routes' from non-EU nations; decision to hit Indians

UK announces crackdown on immigration through 'work and study routes' from non-EU nations; decision to hit Indians

The UK on Tuesday unveiled plans to further its crackdown on immigration through "work and study routes" from non-EU nations.

98% Indians unaware of life-saving technique during heart attack

Around 98 per cent Indians are not trained in basic life-saving technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during sudden cardiac arrest, shows a survey conducted by Lybrate, an online doctor consultation platform.

Lok Sabha Speaker praises Indians staying in New Zealand

Praising the Indian community settled in New Zealand for their overall contribution, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday said India's engagement with the world is not limited to export-import and that India befriends and cooperates in every field.

Majority of Indians support use of military against terrorism

More than three-fifth of Indians support use of military force to defeat the scourge of terrorism, according to a latest Pew Survey released on Monday which said that about half of the respondents disapprove of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Pakistan policy.

Two Indians held captive in Libya since July 2015 rescued: Sushma Swaraj

Two Indians held captive in Libya since July 2015 rescued: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday informed that two Indians, who had been in captivity in Libya since July 29, 2015, have been released.

Dawood laundering money for prominent Indians, including Bollywood actor, new call intercepts reveal

Dawood laundering money for prominent Indians, including Bollywood actor, new call intercepts reveal

India Today reported that the security agencies have identified the Bollywood actor after intercepting calls made by two Dawood operatives based in Pakistan and Sharjah in UAE.

Nearly 60 million Indians suffer from mental disorders

India is short of health professionals to address mental issues, particularly at the district and sub-district level.

Air China withdraws magazine with racist comments about Indians

Air China withdraws magazine with racist comments about Indians

The airline withdrew the September issue of the "Wings of China" magazine after the government asked it to conduct a probe into the episode.

Congress pulls up AAP, says Ashutosh has insulted sentiments of Indians

Congress pulls up AAP, says Ashutosh has insulted sentiments of Indians

Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee on Tuesday lashed out at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh for comparing expelled tainted minister Sandeep Kumar to Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

PM Modi raises Scorpene data leak with Hollande; tells May 'UK visa policy could have negative impact on Indians'

PM Modi raises Scorpene data leak with Hollande; tells May 'UK visa policy could have negative impact on Indians'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday raised with French President Francois Hollande the leak of confidential data on the Indian Scorpene Class submarines being built in Mumbai in collaboration with French defence company DCNS on the sidelines of the G20 Summit here.

Zika cases rise to 151 in Singapore

Thirty-one new cases of Zika have been confirmed in Singapore, raising to 151 the number of persons infected by the mosquito-borne virus in the Southeast Asian city-state, the government said on Friday.

3 Indians stuck in Libya being flown home: Sushma

Three Indians who are stuck in war-torn Libya, including two who went back after being evacuated in April, are being brought to Benghazi city and will be flown to India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday.

Fewer Indians using contraception, despite better awareness

India's population, now estimated at 1.32 billion, is expected to surpass China's within the next six years and reach 1.7 billion by 2050, according to World Health Organisation projections.

Kidney disease sufferers doubled in India in 15 years

The number of Indians suffering from chronic kidney ailments has doubled in the past 15 years, and at present 17 in every hundred citizens suffer from some form of kidney disease, health experts have said.

Only 0.08 per cent of Indians donate their organs

Only 0.08 per cent of Indians donate their organs to the needy as compared to 70-80 per cent of Spaniards and Belgians, health experts said on Saturday.

Gen VK Singh to visit Saudi Arabia to assess food crisis faced by Indians

Gen VK Singh to visit Saudi Arabia to assess food crisis faced by Indians

Singh will travel to the Gulf nation in the next few days and it is aimed at resolving the crisis, sources said.