Seventeen more people were tested positive for swine flu at just one civil hospital in Ahmedabad on Monday, as the scare of the viral fever grips the city. Gujarat has been seeing an alarming rise in the number of patients who are affected by the virus and being admitted to hospitals. The Ahmedabad Civil Hospital received a total of 20 patients of whom 17 were tested positive for the influenza A virus. The symptoms of swine flu include sore throat, cough, cold and fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting. People have been advised to avoid going to crowded places and take proper hygiene measures to ensure safety. (Muhammed Asad)read more
A Thai artist who goes by the name of ‘Headache Stencil’ works in his studio in Bangkok. Dubbed Thailand’s “Banksy”, Headache -- whose nickname alludes to the pain he hopes to inflict on the mighty -- catapulted to fame in January with a piece skewering junta number two Prawit Wongsuwan, who was struggling to explain his collection of undeclared luxury watches.
The World health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 40% of world’s population is at risk of being infected due to environmental conditions and burden of disease; people of all age groups are at risk. Most people who are infected have mild or no sympt... read more
A little over two weeks have passed since Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf took power at the centre and two provinces, and multiple controversies have already given the new prime minister many headaches read more
In the second Test at Lord’s, the weather played a major role with India having to bat in overcast conditions in both innings while the English team got the best of conditions and piled the agony on the Indian bowlers. read more
Nothing is certain as of now, and the weather in England tends to be fleeting, but the Indian management should ideally wait for the morning of the match and take all factors into consideration. read more