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Sep 19, 2017
Transfusion of contaminated blood infected 18 with HIV in Mumbai in 2016-17, reveals reportEighteen people contracted HIV because of transfusion through blood and blood products in the metropolis in 2016-17, according to a report.
Sep 18, 2017
No more rotten tomatoes: New start-up helps increase tomato shelf lifeProVegie, the technology, taps into the fundamental knowledge behind how tomatoes respire, to create specially designed packaging that allows this respiration, while retaining nutrition, taste and aroma.
Sep 12, 2017
Gurugram student murder: Heartless NGOs lend no support to parents; prefer silence against 'mighty' private schoolsSchools in India are growing insensitive towards children largely because parents have no support in their fight against mighty institutes like Gurugram's Ryan International School
Sep 10, 2017
Cardiological Society of India to launch a 'Heart Attack' app to guide patients to nearest health care centresThe app, named "Heart Attack", would guide patients with real time information about the nearest hospital capable of immediate care.
Sep 08, 2017
Memo to Nitin Gadkari: Shift to e-vehicles won’t happen at gun point, govt needs to handhold auto firmsFirst step for the Modi government would be to encourage affordability of these cars through policy interventions and easier import norms
Sep 07, 2017
PUSC Election 2017: Panjab University sees rise of Left leaning SFS; flashy cars, cash trend no moreWhile most parties contest elections and also win by alliances in PU, SFS is going all alone, all its four candidates are contesting the election on their own strength.
Sep 07, 2017
Sun-like stars tend to calm down after a violent youth allowing evolution of life, claims studyThe findings published online in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society showed that older stars drop in activity quickly.
Sep 05, 2017
Teacher's Day: From John Keating to Ms Briganza, here's a look at our on-screen favouritesFrom Ms Briganza, to John Keating all the way to Virus from 3 Idiots — here's a list of our favourites this Teacher's Day
Sep 05, 2017
Teachers' Day: 10 lessons we learnt from iconic films about teachers and studentsThis Teacher's Day, Firstpost does a quick revision of some of the best lessons iconic onscreen teachers have taught generations of moviegoers.
Sep 03, 2017
Ram Nath Kovind recalls Mahatma Gandhi on Gujarat visit, urges citizens to become nation-buildersPresident Ram Nath Kovind Sunday said he wanted every citizen of the country to become a nation-builder by adopting the Gandhian concept of "trusteeship"