Botteled water are not good

Bottled water ‘less safe’ than tap water: study

Bottled water is much more likely to be contaminated or become a source of infection than tap water, experts warn. Far from being healthier, the bottled variety is subject to far less...
Antiseptics are useful

Antiseptic baths cut risk of bloodstream infections in kids

Daily baths with an ordinary antibacterial cleanser can reduce the risk of dangerous bloodstream infections in critically ill children, scientists claim. A trial conducted among more than 4,000 children hospitalised in 10...
Pregnant woman with fetus

Mom’s high levels of Vit D may up baby’s risk of food allergy

High levels of vitamin D in pregnant mothers can raise their baby's risk of developing food allergies after birth, a new study has claimed. Researchers from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research...
Walnut for diabetic control

Walnuts can slash diabetes risk by a quarter

Eating walnuts two or three times a week can lower the risk of developing type two diabetes in women by a almost a quarter, new research has claimed. Researchers studied nearly 140,000...
IPL match 2013

Hyderabad back to winning ways after thrashing Punjab

Sunrisers Hyderabad overcame the thrashing they had against Chennai Super Kings a few days earlier with a 30-run victory over Kings XI Punjab on Saturday. The win, their eighth in 13...
Alagappa University, Karaikudy, Tamil Nadu

Alagappa University distance UG/ PG admissions 2013

Alagappa University UG/ PG/ PG Diploma/ Certificate courses/ Lateral entry courses admissions 2013 Alagappa University invites applications for admissions to the following UG/ PG courses through distance education 2013 admissions. UG: BBA, BCom,...
Elephants visit Hosur Town

2 hurt in jumbo attacks near Hosur

A group containing four elephants today visited Hosur and stayed inside Central Sericulture Institute till late evening. The elephants are said to have come from Chinna Thirupathi area.  They have crossed Hosur...
Small family is better

Fewer children could mean longer life

Having less number of children and that too, later in life, may help you live longer, a new study on birds has found. New research into ageing processes, based on modern genetic...

Trichy records 43 degrees

At 43 degrees Celsius, the city recorded the hottest day in over a century on Thursday, very close to the all-time record of 43.3 degrees Celsius registered on May 2, 1896,...
RSS

SIM card used in Bangalore blast belongs to a RSS leader

    The SIM card used to trigger the blast in the city on April 17 this year belonged to an RSS leader from the Karnataka-Kerala border, said the police on Friday. . While...