New paper-based platform can rapidly detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria - Times of India

New paper-based platform can rapidly detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Researchers have developed a paper-based platform that could help quickly detect the presence of antibiotic-resistant, disease-causing bacteria. One of greatest challenges facing the world is the rise of disease-causing bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. Their emergence has been fuelled by the misuse and overuse of antibiotics, the researchers said. According to the…

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‘Kadaisi Vivasayi’ actress Kasammal’s son beats her to death; gets arrested in Tamil Nadu: Report | – Times of India

In a tragic development, veteran actress It’s okay tragically lost her life in Tamil Nadu after being fatally assaulted by her son P Namakodi (52). The incident occurred in Anaiyur, close to Usilampatti, in Madurai city.Allegedly, the altercation between Kasammal and her son, P Namakodi, erupted over a disagreement regarding money for purchasing alcohol. Tragically,…

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Centre asks states to follow ‘Gujarat model’ for recovery of dues in case builders defy Rera orders | India News - Times of India

Centre asks states to follow ‘Gujarat model’ for recovery of dues in case builders defy Rera orders | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Amid rising instances of builders not complying with orders passed by Real Estate Regulatory Authorities (Rera), the housing ministry has advised state governments to follow the “Gujarat model”, which has an effective recovery mechanism and appoints officers under the state laws for retrieving the dues.Gujarat Rera has appointed two officers vested with all…

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77-year-old washing machine still going strong in Tamil Nadu hospital | India News - Times of India

77-year-old washing machine still going strong in Tamil Nadu hospital | India News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital here needn’t look far for enduring emblems of good health. A 77-year-old all-brass machine, imported from Britain just months after India gained Independence is still washing the dirty linen at Tamil Nadu‘s largest public hospital, foaming, frothing and whirring where many of its state-of-art successors have kicked the bucket.Though…

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Top opposition leaders give Republic Day parade a miss | India News - Times of India

Top opposition leaders give Republic Day parade a miss | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Top opposition figures, including Congress’s Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, Delhi CM Arvind KejriwalNCP patriarch Sharad Pawar and Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D Raja were absent from the Republic Day parade. Trinamool Congress is also understood to have been unrepresented.While leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha and Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge has…

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Giriraj Singh urges panchayats to become ‘revenue sufficient’ | India News - Times of India

Giriraj Singh urges panchayats to become ‘revenue sufficient’ | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: On a day over 400 participants from panchayati raj institutions from across the country, many of them women ‘sarpanches’, witnessed the Republic Day celebrations at Kartavya Path as special guests, minister for rural development and panchayati raj Giriraj Singh called for making panchayats “revenue sufficient”.He urged the representatives to not just depend on…

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