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First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre here performed the first robotic kidney transplant surgery on a man suffering from renal failure, a hospital spokesperson said on Tuesday. Leena, 55, the wife of patient C.N. Murlidharan, donated one of her kidneys to enable him to live a normal life. The 59-year-old, who was on dialysis [...]

August 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations said in a report released Thursday. AIDS deaths are also now close to half of what they [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

Delhi University: 10,000 seats still left after first day of admissions under fourth cutoff list

Delhi University: 10,000 seats still left after first day of admissions under fourth cutoff list

Admissions to around 79% of seats in Delhi University had been approved by the end of the first day of enrolment under the fourth cutoff list. With only a little over 20% seats still up for grabs, admissions to popular honours courses such as Economics, English and BCom had been closed at many popular colleges. [...]

July 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Delhi University: 10,000 seats still left after first day of admissions under fourth cutoff list

Rohtak twins crack NEET in first attempt, want to go to same medical college

Rohtak twins crack NEET in first attempt, want to go to same medical college

Harshit Malik and Jatin Malik, 17-year-old twin brothers from Rohtak cracked the national eligibility-cum-entrance exam (NEET) in their first attempt, securing 115th and 192nd ranks respectively. The students of Scholars Rosary School in the district took no additional tuitions and thanked each other for their support for achieving the results. “We always studied together and [...]

June 28, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rohtak twins crack NEET in first attempt, want to go to same medical college

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Be it in life, or on your first day in Delhi University, first impressions are everything! We know that moving on from the monotonous school uniform to choosing the perfect ensemble can be pretty confusing (thanks to the myriad options available), but that isn’t a reason to fret. College starts mid-July, so we have fashion [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology

Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology

Customers shop at the newly opened Amazon Books store in Columbus Circle in New York. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA Drop in for a book. Walk out with a smart watch. Shopping in one of Amazon’s brand-new, three-dimensional bookstores affords visitors the opportunity to buy many things that aren’t books. A hands-free sous vide, for example. Or [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology

Avoid Giving Fruit Juice to Babies in the First Year, Pediatricians Advise

Avoid Giving Fruit Juice to Babies in the First Year, Pediatricians Advise

The diet given to a newborn baby plays a crucial role in his or her growth. It is imperative to breast feed them, so that they attain the required nutrients from the mother. Feeding your newborn can be quite a challenging task as you need to constantly ensure that the baby gets all the essentials [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Avoid Giving Fruit Juice to Babies in the First Year, Pediatricians Advise

TP-Link® Launches Deco M5, the First Complete and Secure Whole-Home Wi-Fi System

TP-Link® Launches Deco M5, the First Complete and Secure Whole-Home Wi-Fi System

  HSN is proud to serve as a launch partner for TP-Link’s Deco M5 Whole Home Wi-Fi Systems,” said Neal Martinelli, vice president of electronics, at HSN. “Deco M5 is the complete Wi-Fi package for the modern home. From simple setup and ease of use, to reliable Wi-Fi coverage for the entire home, Deco is [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on TP-Link® Launches Deco M5, the First Complete and Secure Whole-Home Wi-Fi System

Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a school as education secretary: Howard University

Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a school as education secretary: Howard University

Betsy DeVos, just sworn in as education secretary after Vice President Pence cast a tiebreaking vote in the Senate to confirm her appointment, visited Howard University on Thursday to meet with university leaders. It was her first visit as secretary. On Friday, she visited Jefferson Academy, a public school in Washington, where protesters greeted her [...]

February 10, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a school as education secretary: Howard University

Trump pursues ‘new vision’ on first day as president

Trump pursues ‘new vision’ on first day as president

Vowing to “get the job done,” President Trump took office Friday outlining a drastically different agenda than that of his predecessor and installing key members of his national security team – as he began the work of turning his bold, and often brash, campaign promises into action. He took the first steps Friday evening, signing [...]

January 21, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Trump pursues ‘new vision’ on first day as president

Getting An Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health — But Being Denied One Does At First

Getting An Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health — But Being Denied One Does At First

Women who tried to get an abortion but were denied one were more likely to experience anxiety and to report lower self-esteem and life satisfaction than women who sought and received an abortion, found a new study. The women who did and did not terminate their pregnancy had similar levels of depression, and over time, [...]

December 16, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Getting An Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health — But Being Denied One Does At First

Further and Higher Education and Research leaders gather for the first time in Africa to elevate sectors’ status

Further and Higher Education and Research leaders gather for the first time in Africa to elevate sectors’ status

Leaders of tertiary education and research are coming together in Accra, Ghana, to tackle the increasingly changing and challenging conditions facing the further, higher education and research sectors around the world.   The 10th International Further and Higher Education and Research Conference running from 14-16 November, organised by Education International, the global confederation of 401 [...]

November 12, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Further and Higher Education and Research leaders gather for the first time in Africa to elevate sectors’ status