Day: November 16, 2016

The viruses that may save humanity

Source: BBC By David Robson 15 November 2016 It was the early 1890s, and Ernest Hankin was studying cholera outbreaks along the banks of the Ganges. As the locals dumped their dead in the holy water, the river should have quickly transformed into a poisonous spring of the disease, with […]

India: Zakir Naik’s Foundation banned for five years

The Indian government on Tuesday banned Dr Zakir Naik’s NGO Islamic Research Foundation for five years. The ban, which is set be implemented with immediate effect, was enforced under India’s Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and approved at a meeting of the Union Cabinet, Times of India reported. The NGO has been declared an ‘unlawful’ organization. […]

India: Demonetisation kills drug industry in Punjab

By: Vicky Nanjappa Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 11:09 [IST]Read more at: Bengaluru, Nov 16: When the movie Udta Punjab hit the screens, there was much talk about the drug mafia in the state. The movie rightly depicted the extent of the problem. However, today the scenario has changed- thanks […]