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Boy born without an immune system lived his life in bubble

David Vetter was born like any other newborn baby. He was like other ordinary kids was thrown into an extraordinary way of life because he had no immune system. His parents were aware about his Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID, pronounced ‘skid’) before he came into this world. Because they already lost a son due to this

No viable roadmap on Kashmir without Kashmiri Pandits:Jitendra

Jammu: Asserting that Kashmiri Pandits are akey stakeholder in Kashmir issue, Union Minister Jitendra Singh has said no viable road-map is possible without involvement of the community. “Kashmri Pandits resolved the problems of India in the past and if there is any Kashmir problem, it will be resolved by Kashmiri Pandits only,” Singh said as

‘Sidhu should Join Congress without conditions’

Ludhiana: Commenting of Navjot Singh Sidhu, Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that Sidhu should join Congress unconditionally and stay in discipline otherwise he will be thrown out of the party by him without thinking much. Navjot Sidhu remained in BJP for several years and after his tussle with central leadership of BJP, he recently formed

Without even its own ground, Ravana stands tallest in Haryana village

Barara (Haryana): With its record-breaking height, this Ravana may have made national and international headlines and attracted lakhs of people in the past few years just to have a look. But the demon-king’s effigy in Haryana’s Barara village has to contend with a ground reality — it does not even have its own Dushhera ground

‘Inzy gets power to name team without approval of PCB chief’

Karachi: In a significant move, Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan has given power to chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq to directly announce the national team without first having to seek his approval. A well-placed source in the Board told PTI today that in recent times Shaharyar Khan had avoided making it necessary for Inzamam to first

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Can’t imagine lives without farmers, jawans: Rahul

Mainpuri (UP): Underlining the importance of’ kisan and jawan’, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today said both were equally important for the country and the people cannot “imagine” their lives without them. “We cannot imagine our lives without farmers in the field, and jawans on the borders,” he said at a road show here. The

‘Pink’ cast was incomplete without northeast Indian character: Sircar

Kolkata: The decision to include Shillong-based musician Andrea Tariang among the lead cast in the film “Pink” was a deliberate one, says filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who wanted to make a statement against the discrimination faced by people from northeast India in other parts of the country. He said without a character from the region, the

Painkillers without deadly side effects developed

Los Angeles: Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have created a new drug that blocks pain without triggering potentially deadly side effects of current prescription painkillers. Researchers, including Aashish Manglik from Stanford University, custom-engineered the drug from scratch, using computational techniques to explore more than four trillion different chemical interactions. They used the atomic structure of

E-verifying without net banking: More banks to follow PNB,UBI

New Delhi: After Punjab National Bank and United Bank of India, more banks are likely to soon start a facility wherein an account holder can verify his income tax return on e-filing site even without having netbanking. Electronic Verification Code (EVC) can be generated by pre-validating the bank account on the e-filing portal of the

Parents in US not as happy as those without kids

New York: Americans are not generally an unhappy people but parents in the US generally are not as happy as those without children, new research suggests. The reason? The relative lack of workplace “packages” of policies such as paid sick time, paid vacation, flexible work hours and paid maternal or parental leave, said co-researcher Matthew

Officials enjoy stay in govt houses without paying rent

Ludhiana: Several high ranking officers belonging to different government departments are enjoying their stay in the government accommodations over the period but they are not paying rent for the same. This revelation has been made in an information obtained by Daily Post under RTI Act. Ironically, it has been revealed that Municipal Additional Commissioner Davinder