Day: July 20, 2017

28 killed as bus falls into gorge

Newsroom24x7 Network Shimla:¬†Twenty-eight passengers were killed and eight others injured when a bus skidded and fell into a 500 feet deep gorge near Rampur in HImachal Pradesh. The ill-fated bus, which was on its way from Rekong Peo town in Kinnaur district to Nauni in Solan district, was carrying about 40 passengers. Prime Minister Narendra […]

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Ram Nath Kovind to be 14th President of India, defeats Meira Kumar by 3.34 lakh votes

Newsroom24x7 Network Ruling NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind will be the 14th President of India. Kovind defeated in the presidential election the joint Opposition candidate Meira Kumar by a huge margin of 3.34 lakh votes. Kovind secured 2930 votes of the value of 7.02 lakh as against 3.67 lakh of Ms Kumar. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = […]

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New way to grow sandal trees could boost production

Sunderarajan Padmanabhan In recent years, production of sandalwood has dwindled while the demand has been going up. Production has dropped from 4000 tonnes in the 1950s to 500 tonnes a year, mainly due to indiscriminate felling of trees. New Delhi: Cultivation of sandalwood trees could get a boost with Indian researchers figuring out how sandal […]

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Antibiotic resistant bacteria found in chicken, sprouts

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: A study in Mumbai has detected antibiotic resistant bacteria in commonly consumed food items like raw chicken and sprouted beans. Scientists have isolated bacteria resistant to antibiotics from food products available in the market. Consumption of such items could make people resistant to drugs and make treatment of infections with antibiotics […]

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