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Monthly News December 2014

New drug combo therapy may treat malaria...

New drug combo therapy may treat malaria in children

A new drug combination therapy may help treat malaria in children, a new study has found. Artemisinin-naphthoquine drug-combo should be considered for the treatment of children with uncomplicated malaria in settings where multiple parasite species cause malaria, according to Tim Davis from... read more »

Graft probes: After NCP, CM Fadnavis goe...

Graft probes: After NCP, CM Fadnavis goes after Congress leaders

After granting the go-ahead to probe graft charges against senior NCP leaders, the BJP-led government in Maharashtra is now focussing on allegations of graft against Congress leaders. On Tuesday, the home department, headed by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, asked the Anti Corruption Bureau... read more »

Indian Super League was watched by 429 m...

Indian Super League was watched by 429 million on TV according to TAM data

NEW DELHI: An aggregate of 429 million viewers (TAM data CS4+ extrapolated to the universe using a standard conversion factor) watched the inaugural Hero Indian Super League football tournament live on their TV screens, making it the second most-watched sport in the country after cricket. The... read more »

Van Wyk recalled to South Africa’s...

Van Wyk recalled to South Africa’s T20 squad

Wicketkeeper-batsman Morne van Wyk has been recalled to South Africa’s squad for the three-match Twenty20 international series against the West Indies in place of the injured Quinton de Kock. Van Wyk has not played for the Proteas since the 2011 World Cup, and his return suggests that he is the... read more »

Government auditor CAG can investigate private telecom companies, rules Delhi High Court

Telcos in 2014: Mobile internet saves the day

As it inched closer to the 100-crore subscriber base, telecom industry identified mobile internet data as the next big thing for revenue generation even as consumers were burdened with up... read more »

Bajaj Corp at new high on approval to raise FII limit

Shares of Bajaj Corp touched a record high of Rs 367.20 on Wednesday, up 4.7 percent intraday after shareholders allowed the company to raise FII investment limit. In a extraordinary... read more »

Modi’s New Year gift: With ATMs and all, ‘Post Bank’ is readying itself ...

Things are fast progressing for India Post’s grand entry to banking industry. As the latest step, on Tuesday, the NDA-government amended the Post Office Savings Bank General Rules, 1981... read more »

Aamir Khan’s ‘PK’ tax free in Uttar Pradesh

Amidst row and demonstrations over Aamir Khan-starrer ‘PK’, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to exempt the movie from entertainment tax. “Chief Minister Akilesh Yadav has... read more »

Saradha chitfund scam: Entire Bengal will burn if Mamata Banerjee...

Kolkata: A prominent member of the West Bengal’s ruling party Trinamool Congress has threatened of dire consequences in the event of his party chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s... read more »