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Prescription that enhances opioid addiction

Prescription that enhances opioid addiction

Emergency room patients treated by physicians who prescribe opioids more often are at greater risk for long-term opioid use even after a sin
18 Feb 2017, 03:22 AM IST
Female infanticides alarming in Palamur

Female infanticides alarming in Palamur

With more and more female foetus being killed in wombs, the growing menace of female infanticide in Mahbubnagar district has become a big ma
17 Feb 2017, 05:22 AM IST
Karimnagar set for a huge makeover

Karimnagar set for a huge makeover

The State government is planning to develop the district, known as the hotbed of revolutions, as a tourism hub. Plans are being drafted to t
17 Feb 2017, 05:16 AM IST
Back to the stone age To please the palate

Back to the stone age To please the palate

After a long gap the public is again showing interest to purchase country made mortar and pestle to prepare chutneys at their homes. Consume
17 Feb 2017, 05:05 AM IST
Internet cafes enter vanishing zone

Internet cafes enter vanishing zone

Business of internet cafes has come down due to the usage of internet in mobile phones. Now high speed internet is available in sophisticate
17 Feb 2017, 05:02 AM IST

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Process technology developed to produce green tyres

A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has invented a new technology to produce automobile tires from trees and grasses in a process that could shift the tire p
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Neural pathway to fear psychosis deciphered

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have identified a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings of fear and anxiety, a finding tha
11 Feb 2017, 04:17 AM IST

Antibiotic use in C-section deliveries can disrupt immune systems in infants

Doctors have long understood that antibiotics that protect infants from infection also can disrupt the normal growth of their gut bacteria. However, a new study reveals that the co
11 Feb 2017, 04:14 AM IST

Fish oil may help fight asthma

Fish oil and other products with omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the production of antibodies that cause allergic reactions and asthma symptoms, a new study has claimed.
11 Feb 2017, 04:10 AM IST

RBI asks people to go to other regional offices to get old notes exchanged

People who want to exchange their old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes with new ones at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) here in the last minute were aghast at the RBI personnel turning the
10 Feb 2017, 05:07 AM IST

Prohibition won’t work

At a time when there is talk of introducing prohibition across the country, a top Indian wine-maker says the concept has never worked and never will. Rather, efforts should be made
10 Feb 2017, 05:04 AM IST

143 days of struggle for justice But, who cares?

On the 6th of February, 2017, more than 100 Dalits, most of them women, were dragged, beaten and arrested in Ilaparru Village of Nandivada Mandal of Krishna District when they trie
10 Feb 2017, 05:00 AM IST

A true teacher, in school & outside

While most of the government school teachers are allegedly skipping their duties in rural Telangana to tend for their innumerable personal works, this pedagogue begs to differ. Not
09 Feb 2017, 05:40 AM IST

Familial issues identified as main cause

A paramilitary trooper's complaint on social media about stale food might have gone viral last month, but a deeper malaise exists: Indebtedness, disputes relating to property and f
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Angels to the rescue of slum children

A group of women in their early thirties were out on a picnic with their family members on a fine Sunday in 2009 when they realised about those living in slums and deprived classes
09 Feb 2017, 05:35 AM IST

Uppada, Konapapapeta bear brunt of sea erosion

Soil erosion in the coastal village of Uppada in East Godavari district is on the rise on account of the geo tube wall, raised to protect villages from soil erosion due to sea wave
09 Feb 2017, 05:31 AM IST

Where farmers still rely on bullock-carts

At a time when the ubiquitous bullock-cart is disappearing elsewhere in the country, here at Ammagudem village under Nelakondapalli mandal, which is still relying on this age-old t
08 Feb 2017, 04:36 AM IST

Young CAs on a mission to educate farmers

The children of Depalli, a village in Mahbubnagar district, can’t wait for Saturday to arrive. Because come weekend, it’s time for school. Wondering how school on holidays coul
08 Feb 2017, 04:33 AM IST

Padayatra to promote village concept

An NRI woman Lalitha Dwivedula, native of Visakhapatnam, who settled in Canada, has embarked on a long march on foot to cover 2,600 km across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana,
08 Feb 2017, 04:30 AM IST

Peacock feathers inspire eco-friendly fabric dyes

The beauty of peacocks, with their dazzling multi-coloured feathers, has always provided inspiration to poets and artists in their creative work.
07 Feb 2017, 04:41 AM IST

Crusader of organic farming

Times are changing and things do not seem to be happening for good. With the changing times, climatic conditions are also changing thanks to the callousness of the modern generatio
07 Feb 2017, 04:38 AM IST

Spiritual literature on palm leaves in modern age

Deviating from the normal practice of printing on paper, a printer in East Godavari district, Srinivas, is publishing devotional literature on palm leaves using the screen-printing
07 Feb 2017, 04:33 AM IST

Sleep loss can impact memory

Studying mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins have fortified evidence that a key purpose of sleep is to recalibrate the brain cells responsible for learning and memory so the animals
04 Feb 2017, 05:34 AM IST

Cause and effect of alcohol addiction

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Green chemist in Royal Society

Professor Anumakonda Varada Rajulu has been elected a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) for his outstanding contributions in polymer science and green chemistry.
04 Feb 2017, 05:30 AM IST