Speech by Pranab Mukherjee at the banquet

Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the banquet hosted in honour of the President of the United States of America H.E. Mr. Barack Obama = Your Excellency, President Barack Obama, Mrs. Michelle Obama, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honour and privilege to welcome you and the … Read more

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas – Birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

The birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister is being observed as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas across the nation today. The main function was organized at Vijay Chowk in the national capital where Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Run for Unity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also administered … Read more

Festival of India in South Africa

Secretary, Ministry of Culture Shri Ravindra Singh here launched the logo, posters and webpage for the Festival of India in South Africa which will be celebrated from 18th July 2014 to 31st August 2014. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ravindra Singh said that India enjoys close and cordial relations with South Africa and that India’s … Read more

Indian govt. against imposing any curbs on social media – Manish Tiwari

Union Minister for information and broadcasting Manish Tiwari said that the Centre is against imposing any curbs on the social media unless it threatens the country’s safety. Talking to media in Indore on Saturday, he said that freedom of speech should prevail in the country. Manish Tiwari also lashed out at those state governments which … Read more

Epilepsy :: Reports of seizure frequency may be inaccurate in patients with focal epilepsy

Asking patients with focal epilepsy (also known as partial seizures, which usually involve focal areas of the body and altered consciousness) how often they have seizures does not appear to provide an accurate count, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Reminding patients to record their seizures in a diary may not help, because patients may be unaware of some seizures.

Aging :: AFAR/Ellison Medical Foundation increase commitment to scientists studying aging

At a time when established scientists are leaving academia because of a lack of funding for biomedical research and a potential new generation of scientists are considering whether to even enter a field with a competitive funding environment, the Ellison Medical Foundation in partnership with the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), has increased funding for two critical grant programs: the new Ellison Medical Foundation/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellows in Aging Research Program and the Julie Martin Mid-Career Awards in Aging Research.

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