An ongoing case in Madras High Court has brought forth a damning revelation: the Indian government remains confused about its patent laws and the latter are now under threat. A May 2006 petition

THE temptation to pick up one of the golden clumps of gur (jaggery) seemed overwhelming as we walked around Asia's largest gur market. But Pramod Kumar Jain, our companion, urged restraint. "Do

researchers from usa and Denmark have confirmed an association between increased exposure to persistent organic pollutants (pops) like polychlorinated biphenyls (pcb) and decreased antibody

a recent study of Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district, which shows that the number of hiv/aids patients in India could be an overestimate, has been called "unrealistic' by the Union ministry of

FIVE-YEAR-OLD Arvind Baghel has a hole in his heart and requires urgent surgery. Preparations for the operation have been underway at a hospital in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

the department of biotechnology (dbt) under the Union ministry of science and technology and earth science claims they are supporting coordinated research projects on development of plant-based

the next time you go shopping for toys for your tiny tots, take care to be judicious. A recent study carried out by the ngo Toxics Link in the Indian metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, has

Two years have elapsed since who passed its global strategy

Have an upset stomach? The usual course for many would be self-medication

to avoid cardiovascular diseases, young Indians should ensure their daily intake of saturated fats is below seven per cent of total calories consumed, claims a study by researchers at the All India