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6.1 magnitude earthquake hits northern India

  New Delhi: A 6.1 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale hit the northern India today following which tremors were felt across Himachal Pradesh, Delhi and Kashmir triggering panic among the people. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported. “Tremors of earthquake were felt for some seconds at 4.11 p.m.,” an […]

Nor’wester wreaks havoc in Nandankanan, zoo closed

Bhubaneswar: Nor’wester rains that lashed several parts of Odisha on Thursday have wreaked havoc in Nandankanan Zoological park on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. According to reports, several trees were uprooted, sheds damaged while 33 KV electric lines have been also snapped under the impact of heavy rains accompanied with gusty winds in the afternoon. Keeping […]

Curfew relaxed for two more hours as peace returns to Bhadrak

Bhadrak: As normalcy is returning to the trouble-torn town gradually, the district administration has decided to extend duration of curfew relaxation by two more hours from 2 pm to 4 pm. The decision came after a review of the situation in the town, Collector Gyan Ranjan Das said. Earlier, curfew was relaxed for seven hours, […]

Israeli research shows probiotics treatment may harm intestines

Jerusalem: Israeli researchers have found that probiotic treatment can damage the intestines, the Weizmann Institute of Science has said. Researchers contradicted the common idea that probiotic bacteria can strengthen the immune system and correct adverse effects of antibiotics in the intestines, noting that this has never been proven, Xinhua news agency reported. The study showed […]

Karnataka seeks Rs 2,000 cr, two central teams to assess damage

New Delhi : Two central teams will visit Karnataka soon to assess the damage caused by rains and floods in seven of its districts in August, even as the state sought immediate release of Rs 2,000 crore for relief work. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured a Karnataka delegation led by Chief Minister H.D. […]

6.5 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

Jakarta: A strong earthquake located far below the Earth’s surface shook an area in Indonesia’s Flores Sea, causing shaking on land but no damage, officials said. The US Geological Survey said the quake yesterday had a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 and was located 109 kilometers northwest of the village of Kampungbajo in central Indonesia at […]

Long-term vaping may damage lung immune cells, warn researchers

London: With vaping becoming a style statement globally including in India, a small yet significant study has found that vaporisers may potentially disable key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation if used for long. The e-cigarette vapour boosts the production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key protective cells in the lung that keep […]

  • Thursday, 08 Jul 2021
  • Cells
Here's how aircraft noise can cause severe damage to your body

London: Researchers have identified an enzyme located in the inflammatory cells of the body which is responsible for vascular damage caused by aircraft noise. Various studies have shown that long term exposure to aircraft noise can lead to increased development of cardiovascular diseases. The findings showed that removal of the enzyme phagocytic NADPH oxidase, completely […]

At least four dead after storm 'Xavier' hits Germany
At least four dead after storm 'Xavier' hits Germany

Berlin: At least four people were dead after Germany was hit by a heavy storm “Xavier” that caused heavy damage and traffic disruptions. German news agency dpa reports that the total number of victims to storm “Xavier” has risen to four by late afternoon local time, Xinhua reported. According to reports, there are more than […]

Fani aftermath: Jaya idol of Puri Srimandir to be constructed again

Puri: The Jaya idol in Puri Srimandir damaged by the extremely severe cyclone Fani will be constructed again, informed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today during his visit to the 12th century shrine to take stock of the damages. “I came to see the damage done to Shree Jagannath mandir in Puri. The officials of Archaeological […]