Daily Archives: November 12, 2017

If one can- just stay focused

Summary:What makes some people better able to resist temptation than others? Researchers are set to explore this question.

What makes some people better able to resist temptation than others? Lucina Uddin and Jason Nomi, cognitive neuroscientists at the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences collaborated with Rosa Steimke, a visiting postdoctoral… Read More

Religious affiliation changing globally at the end of life

Religious affiliation

Summary:The worldwide pattern of religious affiliation at the time of death is expected to change over the next 50 years, with distinct regional trends. This is the first study to analyze the demographics of religious affiliation at the time of death on a global scale and to make projections until 2060. Despite the importance of religious affiliation for health-… Read More

Air quality index remains in severe zone in Delhi

Air quality index

In national capital Delhi, people experienced mist in the morning with air quality index remaining in severe zone. According to CPCB data the average level of PM 10 was recorded at 474 while PM 2.5 was at 477. According to the MeT department, the visibility remained at 300 metres at 5.30 AM and 400 metres at 8.30 this morning. MeT department said there will be … Read More

Modi-Trump bilateral meeting likely on Monday at ASEAN summit

Modi-Trump bilateral

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are likely to have a bilateral meeting on Monday on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit here.Modi will arrive here tomorrow to attend the 15th ASEAN- India summit and 12th East Asia summit on November 14.

Trump is also scheduled to arrive here tomorrow as part of his five-nation Asia tour of Japan, South … Read More

Delhi govt withdraws its Odd-Even car scheme proposed from tomorrow

Delhi govt withdraws its Odd-Even car scheme- indian Bureaucracy

Delhi government has called off its Odd-Even car rationing scheme proposed from tomorrow. The decision was taken yesterday at a meeting called by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, following National Green Tribunal, NGT order denying exemption for two-wheelers and women drivers.

The tribunal also said the odd-even scheme can be implemented when PM10 level… Read More

Public Service Broadcasting Day being observed

Public Service Broadcasting Day

Public Service Broadcasting Day will be observed tomorrow. The day is observed every year to commemorate the first and last visit of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947. He addressed the displaced people who had temporarily settled at Kurukshetra in Haryana after partition. A function will also be organized… Read More

Air India gets 1,500-cr loan from Bank of India

Air Service from Bihar Cities

Debt-laden Air India has received a loan worth of Rs 1,500 crore from Bank of India to meet urgent working capital needs less than a month after floating a tender in this regard, an airline source said.For the second time in recent months, the flagship carrier has received loans from a public sector lender.

Battling multiple headwinds, the disinvestment-bound… Read More

WCD Ministry to celebrate Child Rights Week from 16th to 20th Nov

Ministry of Women and Child Development

The Ministry of Women and Child Development will celebrate the Child Rights Week (Hausla 2017) from 16th to 20th November, 2017. The country celebrates the Children’s Day on 14thNovember and the International Child Rights Day is celebrated on 20th November every year. The period between the two important events will be celebrated as Child Rights Week by… Read More

In US cancer drug costs are increasing despite competition


Summary:After a follow-up period of 12 years, the mean cumulative cost increase was 37 percent, including all the injectable anticancer drugs. Annual changes in pricing did not appear to be affected by new supplemental FDA approvals, new off-label indications or new competition.

Anticancer drug costs in the United States increase substantially after … Read More