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New kit may detect malaria in secs, for just Rs 10

KOLKATA: Detection of common mosquito-borne disease malaria could become cheaper and take just ‘seconds’ with a new portable device, the handiwork of researchers from two Kolkata institutes. A team of researchers from Institute of Engineering and Management in collaboration with Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, claim to have developed a mobile, low-cost malaria detection system, which can ... Read More »

Pollution levels spike across India on Diwali but were still lower than those in 2016

Pollution levels spiked across the country as the festival of lights rolled around. The signs were already present as the Delhi government had issued warnings as early as 12 October when it said that the “unabated” burning of crop residue in the neighbouring states and fireworks during Diwali may severely affect Delhi’s air quality, which had already entered the ‘poor’ zone. Those fears ... Read More »

Power Shutdown in Chennai Region 13-10-2017 Friday

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 13-10-2017 Friday between 9.00 A.M. to 2.00 P.M. for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 2.00 P.M. if the works are completed. SEMBIUM AREA : Lakshmiamman koil st, Jawahar road, Nazher Husain, Ramana nagar (part), Perambur East area, MH road south, S.S.V. Kovil (part), MPM st (part). KODUNGAIYUR AREA : ... Read More »

Power Shutdown in Chennai Region 12-10-2017

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas in the following areas between 9.00 A.M. to 2.00 P.M. for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 2.00 P.M. if the works are completed. THIRUVELLAVOYAL AREA : Neithavoyal, Voyalur, Thiruvellavoyal, Kattur, Kattupalli, Oornambedu, Kaniyambakkam, Vellambakkam, Chenghazhaneermedu, Ramanathapuram, Kadapakkam, Merattur. SEMBIUM AREA : M.H. road, St. Marys road, Kollan thottam, K.K.R. avenue, KKR flat & ... Read More »

Power Shutdown in Chennai Region 11-10-2017

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on the following dates in the following areas between 9.00 A.M. to 2.00 P.M. for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 2.00 P.M. if the works are completed. THIRUVERKADU AREA : Thiruverkadu, Thiruverkadu Co-Op nagar, Goparasanallur, Mooventhar nagar, Pillaiyarmadanthangal, Ashok Nandavanam, Ishwarya garden, P.H.road, Saveetha Dental Hospital, KGP nagar, Rani Anna nagar, Perumalagarm, Kendriya Vihar, ... Read More »

Power Shutdown in Chennai Region 10-10-2017

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on the following dates in the following areas between 9.00 A.M. to 2.00 P.M. for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 2.00 P.M. if the works are completed. ALANDUR AREA : MKN road, Asherkhana, Alandur main road, Railway station road, Market lane, GST road, Easwaran koil st, Madurai st, Velacherry road, Ponai ... Read More »

Pro Kabaddi League: Gujarat Fortunegiants beat Jaipur Pink Panthers

Gujarat Fortunegiants, who are on top of the table in the Pro-Kabaddi League, defeated Jaipur Pink Panthers to continue their great run. Gujarat Fortunegiants beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 29-23 in the first inter-zone wildcard match of Pro Kabaddi League Season 5. It was a closely-fought encounter but Gujarat held their nerves as they inflicted an all out in the 39th ... Read More »